Different Types of Mortgages – Which One is Right For You?

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FHA Loan – This is a great program for first-time home-buyers, though you do not need to be a first-time buyer to qualify for this loan.  FHA loans usually require a middle credit score of 640…

How Will Legal Marijuana Affect the Colorado Real Estate Market?

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Whether you voted to legalize marijuana in the state of Colorado or not, it happened – and the business of legal marijuana is a large enough industry to affect our local real estate market.  This…

How To Choose a Home That is Likely to Increase in Value

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A lot of people have expressed concerns to me about buying a home in the Denver market, as the rapidly increasing prices have raised concerns about a housing market bubble.  If you would like…

10 Reasons to Move to Denver Right Now

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1)  If you haven’t already heard, Denver has 300 days of sunshine per year.  It keeps us cheerful and bright.  Sunshine combats Seasonal Affective Disorder and allows us to occasionally wear shorts…

Nonprofits Continue to Struggle After the Recession

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While most economists agree that the Great Recession is over, many nonprofits in Colorado and across the nation have not recovered from their fundraising declines that began in 2008. The Colorado…

How To Make Money By Renting Your Home on Airbnb and VRBO

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Renting out a home may not be desirable for everyone, but homeowners can supplement their income by renting their home or a room in their home on the popular vacation websites, Airbnb and VRBO.  I…

Denver Housing Bubble - Fact or Fiction?

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Is the Denver housing market is in danger of a bubble?  If someone you know has purchased a home in the Denver metro area this past year, you will certainly have heard about skyrocketing home…

5 Products to Save Money on Your Energy Bill

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1)  To uncover insulation-poor spots in your home that leak heat in the chilly winter months, a spot infrared thermometer will be your new best friend.  Aim this $30 gadget at a bit of wall…

Conscious Real Estate Partners with Environmental Learning for Kids

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Conscious Group is proud to partner with Environmental Learning for Kids.  ELK is an inclusive non-profit organization that develops inspired and responsible leaders through science education and…

Conscious Real Estate Partners with the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education

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Conscious Real Estate is proud to announce a partnership with the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education. CAEE is a professional organization for environmental educators, which facilitates communication,…

6 Tips For Making an Older Home More Energy-Efficient

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Many of us who live in central Denver live in a little slice of history - our Victorians, Denver squares, Tudors, Craftsman bungalows, the occasional 1920’s Spanish-style – (sigh…) I adore these…

Should I Get a Home Energy Audit?

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If you would like to implement energy-efficient upgrades on your home, but don’t know where to start, a home energy audit is a great place to begin.  Many of these upgrades not only make your…