The market is still favoring sellers so if you have been considering selling your home or vacant land give us a call!  These figures are from the Summit MLS system, the primary MLS for this part of Park County and shows only information on cabin/home sales in South Park. (Zip codes 80456,80432,80440,80420).

Jefferson Real Estate also utilizes the Front Range MLS system, RE Colorado.  This more than doubles the exposure for your listing.

If you would like to see the numbers for other parts of Park County or have questions on where these numbers come from, contact our office manager at Tammy@JeffReal.com


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Appliance Therapy: What to Do If Your Dishwasher Is Terrible at Cleaning Your Dishes

 

As kitchen appliances go, there are few loved more than the dishwasher. They can be a major time saver – that is, if your dishes are coming out clean. Let's take a quick look at a few steps you can take if your dishwasher is not doing its job.


Give It A Good Cleaning

 It may seem a bit strange to think about having to clean the dishwasher, but they do require maintenance from time to time. Grease, bits of food and leftover detergent can all build up, leading to reduced performance.

 Here's one cleaning recipe to try. On the top rack of the dishwasher, place a cup of white vinegar in a dishwasher-safe container and run a cleaning cycle. Once it has…

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'Pine'-ing for a New Look?  3 Ways You Can Use Wood Features to 'Spruce' up Your Home

Whether you are renovating an older home or putting the finishing touches on a new one, you would be amiss if you did not consider how to include furniture and other items made of wood. With a diverse range of colors and textures, wooden features are a must-have for any modern home design. Let's take a look at three ways that you can use wood to add a little spice to your home décor.

Try A Visually Striking Wood Wall

If you are looking to add some 'pop' to a room, consider an offset or patterned wall made of wood. Your options are limitless when it comes to adding wood to a wall. Consider horizontal slats with a lighter wood like pine for a warm, modern feel.…

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All property owners are required to have a permit for open air burning in accordance with Park County Ordinance 2019-01.  Did you know that most of Park Counties fire protection districts allow you to do this online? You can even renew your previous permit! They are only $10 and are good for the calendar year.  You can pay with a major credit card, PayPal or you can drop off cash or check at your local fire station.

For more information on your fire district follow these links!


Jefferson/Como Fire Protection District- Click Here

Hartsel Fire Protection District- Click Here

Northwest Fire Protection District- Click Here

Lake George Fire Protection District-Click Here

Platte Canyon Fire Protection District- Click Here

Elk Creek…

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Staging is one of the most important aspects of any home sale. The more attractive your home is to potential buyers, the faster you can finalize the sale and move on. With that in mind, let's explore four home staging ideas that won't cost a fortune but are sure to impress your buyers.


#1: Clean The Place Until It Shines

 

The first and most obvious option is not going to cost much more than your time. Your home needs to be absolutely, positively spotless. The floors should be so clean that you would have no issue with eating off of them. The walls should be clean and free of marks. Windows and mirrors buffed to a sparkling shine. If there's dirt to be found, rest assured that potential buyers will see it!


#2: Buy New Slip Covers…

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Have you ever had a conversation with a total stranger where you said something that you regret? If you are placing your house or condo on the market, you're eventually going to end up having to chat with potential buyers. Yes, your real estate agent is likely to do most of the talking. However, you will still have to deal with buyers that want to grill you about the home's history, condition and more. With that in mind, let's have a look at four things you should never say to someone who is interested in buying your home.

 

“We're Not Accepting Offers Less Than…"

 

A good way to kill your sale and have a buyer walk away is to set a price floor on bids and offers. Even if the amount you are asking for is reasonable, many buyers will…

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Located in Park County, CO and the Mosquito Mountain Range, Montgomery Reservoir is a high elevation (10,873 feet) manmade lake that sits in a beautiful alpine setting between Alma, Colorado (80420) and Hoosier Pass. It’s located only about ten minutes from Alma.

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Are you thinking about selling your home? If this is your first time going through the selling process, you may be wondering just how well things are going to go. Selling a home is usually a smooth process – there are thousands sold each day – but issues can arise if you're not careful. Let's explore four mistakes that are commonly made by first-time home sellers and how you can avoid them.

 

Trying To Sell Without Experienced Representation

 

The first and most significant mistake that some first-time sellers make is to try to go it alone. Selling a house is a major financial and legal transaction and one where experience is crucial in getting things right. Invest in an agent who has a track record for quick, efficient sales and…

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