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5985 Yellowtail St, Timnath - 4BD, 4BA, 4,176sq ft. Gorgeous 2 story by Sage Homes! Main floor study, fantastic kitchen loaded w/ upgrades! Large master w/ luxury bath & huge walk in closet. Large 3 car garage, mud room, unfinished basement w/ 9’ ceilings.

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By Erik J. Martin CTW Features Turning your home – or your investment property into short-term rental has skyrocketed in popularity. It’s especially popular for homes that have a desirable location and many an amenity that should make for an alluring listing. Many homeowners are prepared for the grunt work required, such as DIY property management, maintenance and marketing. But you may be overlooking a key ingredient that could lead to poor reviews and low leasing activity: esthetic appeal in the form of fresh furnishings and décor. Ignore these elements at your own peril, say the pros. “It’s important to consider design and décor when listing your rental home, as most listing rely on good photographs, and visual positive first impressions make all the difference,” says Claudia McLaughlin, a Chicago-based interior designer and founder of CMFTO. “Potential renters are looking for fresh, neutrally decorated and upto-date interiors.” Victoria Vajgrt, a professional organizer in Asheville, N.C., says most short-term renters are on vacation and desire a property that feels cozy and relaxing. “If there are scuff marks on the walls, old throw pillows, an outdated light fixture or a dated shower head, it can make the place feel dirty and uncomfortable,” says Vajgrt. What may look comfy and familiar to you – like your grandma’s hand-knitted throw draped across the couch, framed family photos peppered throughout the living room, or that comforter that’s kept you warm for 10 winters ¬ may create a negative impression of

cluttered, antiquated or wornout living spaces. That’s why it’s crucial to scrutinize your rental’s interiors and update where necessary before listing your property. “We become blind to issues in our own homes, so have someone else walk through and give suggestions on updates needed,” says Sara Chiarilli, owner of Artful Conceptions in Tampa. For best results on a tight budget, follow these tips: • Visit other vacation rental sites and look closely at listings within a 25-mile radius of your home to get decorating ideas. “Note descriptions, photographs and overall styles,” suggests Max Loskutnikov, chief design officer at Duncan Avenue Homes in Cornwall, N.Y. • Add a fresh coat of neutral paint to the walls. “The paint color should be appropriate for the area; if it’s a beach home, think bright and colorful. If it’s a city home, opt for grays or monochromatic styles,” Chiarilli says. • Minimize personal accessories. “Remove pictures of your family and photo albums, your children’s toys, DVD collection, baseball trophies and even your toothbrush,” Loskutnikov advises. • Use battery-operated candles instead of real ones “to remove hazards and reduce your liability,” Sarah Karakaian, designer/ property manager with Columbus, Ohioheadquartered Nestrs, LLC, suggests. • Choose neutral-colored minimal furnishings. “Go for better quality sofas and upholstered furniture, which may last a decade versus lower-quality furniture that

bedding. “Go with heavier comforters in winter and light quilts in the summer,” adds Chiarilli. Also, use tailored and starched bed skirts on each bed—“no ruffled bed skirts,” says McLaughlin.

needs to be replaced every couple of years. These can be easily updated with new throw pillows and throw blankets,” says Chiarilli. • Select neutral lined drapery as a cost-effective, easyto-clean treatment for all

condition,” says Karakaian, who recommends setting aside at least $1,000 every year or two for a quick facelift in a one-bedroom rental and at least $3,500 when it’s also time for new furnishings. Lastly, “hire a cleaning

Renting out your property? Follow these foremost decorating tips

windows. • Opt for white towels and sheets, a new toilet seat, and a new shower curtain and liner, and replace them promptly upon signs of wear. • Regularly clean and, if necessary, replace your

• Don’t overlook the dinnerware. “Glassware and dishes should all match and be replaced if there’s any damage,” McLaughlin says. “How much you should budget for a refresh depends on the space’s current

team to clean your home each month to keep things looking fresh, and invest in a deep clean prior to the photo shoot for your rental listing,” McLaughlin says. © CTW Features

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SATURDAY 11-1 4325 CAPE COD CIRCLE , FORT COLLINS Golden Meadows Beauty! Well-maintained & updated 2-story home w/hardwood on the main, Kitchen w/granite, & FULLY finished bsmt. Roof & hot water heater 2014; furnace 2016. Great location near Power Trail, Kruse, & shops!

SAT & SUN 1-3 6721 ROSE CREEK WAY #1, FORT COLLINS Very clean townhome like condo. Ranch style onestory, 2 bed & 1 bath. Nicely maintained. Remodeled in 2015. Carpet & appliances like new. Bathroom has beautiful tile & vanity. Large master bed w/ walk-in closet.This unit IS NOT income restricted.

OPEN SAT. & SUN. 11-1 1207 FAIRFIELD AVE. , WINDSOR Fantastic Location! 4BD + bonus room over garage, 4BA home w/nice kitchen & dining nook w/wood floors, gas fplc in living room & professional fin. bsmt w/recroom,BDand3/4BA.Beautifulfrontporch,A/C& new interior paint.On quiet street near Founders Park.

SUN-MON 11-5 & TUES-SAT 9-5 522 2ND STREET, SEVERANCE Come visit the newest DR Horton community in Severance! 5 bed, 3 bath, 2-story home will full landscaping and fencing. Kitchen includes, granites, stainless appliances, wood flooring and a large walk-in pantry. Model at 538 2nd Street.

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SAT 10-3 & SUN 12-2 3300 MONARCH CT, FORT COLLINS 5BD, 4BA on cul-de-sac, Large backyard, Fully fenced w/mature trees. Kitchen w/Quartz counters, SS appl. w/wood flring throughout, 4Beds all Upstairs, 5-pc master bath w/flr to ceiling shower enclosure. Fully finished bsmt.

SAT 2-4 & SUN 12-2 1815 GEORGETOWN CT , LOVELAND 3 car ranch home on private cul-de-sac. Updated bathrms. Newer exterior paint & dishwasher. Multisided fireplace upstairs & fireplace w/built-ins downstairs. Expanded bk patio. Fruit trees & more w/raised garden beds. Backs to open space & walking trails

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SAT & SUN 11-1 2745 CUB LAKE DR , LOVELAND Fantastic patio ranch style home built by Boulder Creek, the 38C floor plan includes wood floors, gas stove, rough-in for radon and solar, high efficiency filter on furnace plus humidifier. Newly painted interior. Come enjoy The Lakes at Centerra.

SAT 12-2 & SUN 1:30-4PM 4001 BRANIGAN CT, TIMNATH Stunning Modem Contemporary Home w/gourmet kitchen, top of the line applnce pckage. 4 BRs, 4 1/2 BAs w/full bsmnt w/wet bar. Master BR w/large walkin closet & mstr BA w/oversized shower. Large covered deck overlooks fully landscaped yard w/views of Front Range.

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SAT. 10-12, SUN. 1-3 420 BANNOCK ST. , FORT COLLINS Well maintained 3BD + loft, 2.5 BA home in Dry Creek. Open floor plan, oak floors on main level, kitchen w/SS appl, island, pantry & separate dining area. Lg. master suite w/walk-in closet & loft/bonus room that could be 4th BD. 2-car garage, oversized patio & sprinkler system. Call Kennan Razey 970-412-1210 Christie Duggar 970-219-1138 Brent Duggar 970-286-8122

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SAT & SUN 11-2 5548 ELK GROVE CT, LOVELAND Nearly new 3bed/ 4 bath ranch on a .26 acre lot overlooking Mariana Butte Golf Course. Over 5,000 total sq. ft. w/ 2,635 sq ft on the main. 3 car garage w/ custom lift maximizing parking & storage options. Home is pre-inspected & includes Blue Ribbon Warranty.

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SAT & SUN 1-3 1032 REDBUD DR,, LOVEALND Newer roof, siding, gutters, fence & boiler! 3 lg living areas, newer kitchen & separate dining area. Master has private ba&walkincloset.RV/Boat parking&oversized 2 car attached + 1 car detached garage (has electrical run to it). Situated on 1/4 acre corner lot. No HOA!

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SATURDAY 1-3 2506 MATHEWS ST, FORT COLLINS 4BD, 3BA, 2,744 sq ft. Totally remodeled; main floor living in great location. Features include new roof, paint, NEW kitchen & appliances, bathrooms, flooring, interior/ exterior paint, A/C, & much more. $475,000 MLS#841424 Call Mark Miles 970-227-8887

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SATURDAY & SUNDAY 1-3 4422 MONTE CARLO PL, FORT COLLINS 5BD, 3BA, 3,322 sq ft. Beautifully updated!! Remodeled kitchen & master bath, new windows, doors, skylights and more! Fenced yard & great outdoor living areas with Trex deck front and back, pergola & paver patio. $435,000

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OPEN SATURDAY 1-3 142 GRANDVIEW AVE., FT. COLLINS Beautiful 4BD 3BA 2514 sf 2 story craftsman style built in 1999 blends character of old with modern luxuries & is adjacent to City Park. Wood floors on main level, large kitchen, master with 5 piece bath & finished basement with 9ft ceiling. Covered porch + deck.

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SATURDAY 1-3 6698 RIDGELINE DRIVE, TIMNATH Custom built contemporary ranch style home in Harmony Club. Finished walkout lower level located on a quiet cul-de-sac backing to greenbelt. Open 4 bed, 4 bath plan with tall ceilings, coveredback deck & patio, beautiful kitchen with upgraded appliances.

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SATURDAY 1-4 & SUNDAY 11-1 2568 NANCY GRAY AVE, FORT COLLINS The Tobiano is a 3BD, 3BA w/full basement & has combined stunning architecture w/ thoughtful floor plan to accommodate any living situation. Landscaping front & back is included! 3 car garage optional $478,126 MLS#800062 Call Andrea Schaefer 970-290-3758

$1,195,000 MLS#835863 Call Todd Fields 970.218.3535

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SATURDAY 1-4 & SUNDAY 11-1 2402 NANCY GRAY AVE, FORT COLLINS Welcome home to this cozy open floor plan!Tons of natural light in the spacious kitchen, living, & dining area. All 3 bedrooms upstairs; master suite features walk-in closet, double sinks & walk-in shower! Awesome walk out lot in award winning Bucking Horse neighborhood. $495,508 MLS#799588 Call Andrea Schaefer 970-290-3758

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SAT AND SUN 1-3 1420 FRONTIER ROAD, EATON Our new model home is now open in Aspen Meadows! Inventory and sites to choose from, quality homes built by Sage Homes in Eaton!

SAT & SUN 1-3 5985 YELLOWTAIL STREET, TIMNATH Gorgeous 2 story by Sage Homes on a large lot backing to greenbelt! Main floor study, kitchen loaded with upgrades & large master with luxury bath & walk in closet! 3 car garage, mud room, unfinished basement with 9’ ceilings. Phenomenal neighborhood pool & clubhouse!

OPEN SAT. 1-3, SUN. 10-3 230 N. LOOMIS AVE. , FORT COLLINS Fully renovated & restored 4 BD, 3 BA 1,684 sf 2-story in Old Town. Redesigned layout w/custom kitchen. Updates incl: windows, plumbing, electrical, siding, stucco, paint, landscaping w/sprinklers, fence and much more!

From the Low $300’s MLS#836338 Call Ray Henry 970-215-0918 Jim Hauan 970-481-9280

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SUN-MON 11-5 & TUES-SAT 9-5 2062 BLUE YONDER WAY, FORT COLLINS Beautiful 2-story home built by DR Horton situated on a corner lot in the popular Bucking Horse community. Great affordable price for this area! Convenient upstairs laundry, large loft and spacious bedrooms. Model at 2740 Walkaloosa.

SUN-MON 11-5 & TUES-SAT 9-5 6124 STORY ROAD, TIMNATH Beautiful ranch home. Stylish white cabinetry, quartz countertops, gourmet stainless appliances & hardwood extended through main floor living areas. Covered patio & partially finished basement Landscaping & fencing are included! Model 5813 Glendive.

SUN-MON 11-5 & TUES-SAT 9-5 2745 WALKALOOSA WAY, FORT COLLINS Elegant ranch-style home situated on a large corner lot. Gorgeous gourmet kitchen is open to great room . Extended wood flooring, side load 3 car garage. Fully landscaped with fencing. Model at 2740 Walkaloosa Way

SUN-MON 11-5 & TUES-SAT 9-5 5710 RIVERBLUFF DRIVE, TIMNATH Stunning ranch-style home features 10’ceilings with wood beams in great room. The kitchen features a built-in refrigerator & freezer, cherry cabinetry, soft-close doors/drawers and hickory plank wood flooring. Model at 5900 Riverbluff.

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SAT 12-2 & SUN 12-2 6269 MAVERICK AVENUE, TIMNATH Splendid upgrades & finishes in this 5BD/4BA, 2-story home in Timnath South. Main floor master, finished basement, wood floors, 2nd floor loft w/views of Longs Peak, covered front porch. Pre-Inspected with warranty. Bethke Elementary-Near hiking/biking trail.

SUN-MON 11-5 & TUES-SAT 9-5 6744 COVENANT COURT, TIMNATH Come be a part of DR Hortons Number #1 selling Express Brand in Timnath Ranch. This community boasts a Clubhouse, pool and fitness center. minutes away from Fort Collins. Model at 6993 Coach Light Ct.

SAT 1:30-3:30P & SUN 2-4P 3994 RIDGELINE DRIVE, TIMNATH Beautiful Custom Ranch plan by Stonefield Homes. This open layout is perfect for entertaining featuring a fireplace, custom cabinetry & more! The partially finished basement highlights a lrg rec rm & spacious bedrms. Price incl. front/backyard landscaping!

$485,000 MLS#837189 Call Lee Cord 970-215-9658 Kiersten Graf 970-690-0330

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SATURDAY 1-3 2400 MATHEWS STREET, FORT COLLINS Well kept mid town beauty with delightful sunny spaces!! 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, dining area and a cozy family room. Tons of updates throughout and a private yard with mature landscaping!! $435,000

SUNDAY 12-2 919 VITALA DRIVE, FORT COLLINS Home in a 55+ community.Well cared for home w/ new carpet, open FP, 2 bdrms + an office, kitchen w/ pantry, all appl included. Comm w/ clubhouse w/ full kitchen, hot tub, pickleball, game rm, workout rm & library w/ computers.

SATURDAY 1-3 621 ATWOOD COURT, FORT COLLINS 3bd, 2ba, Ranch, 2,424 sf, all maple cabs, gas log fireplace, 3rd bdrm can dbl as office, backs to greenbelt, Container Store closet“Elfa”organizer in master closet, remodeled guest bath w/ quartz counters, new toilet & sink, 3-yr H2O htr, new Andersen windows on main.

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UNDER CONTRACT 609 PRINCETON ROAD, FORT COLLINS Drastically Reduced Price! One of the coolest Mid-town homes to ever come on the market! Over $375,000 invested in the remodel & landscaping of this special home! Lots of special features including the ultimate “Party Garage”. Don’t miss seeing this property! $475,000 MLS#835415 Call Todd Sledge 970-222-9120

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SATURDAY 12-2 1550 PURPLE SAGE COURT , FORT COLLINS 2-story home w/ gas frpl, vaulted ceiling, A/C, 5-piece master bath & unfinished bsmt. Over ¼ acre lot, fully fenced w/ oversized patio. Foothill views from the back, private cul-desac in SW Ft Collins. 3-car grge, low HOA fee.

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SAT 12-2 2126 YEARLING DRIVE, FORT COLLINS Gorgeous ranch that lives like a patio home. Time saving low maintenance yard. Complete w/ high-end finishes throughout. Oversized main flr master bdrm w/ 5-pc bath. Non-conforming 3rd bdrm can be used as bdrm/ office. Gourmet kitchen. Largeunfinished walk-out bsmt.

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Northern Colorado getting 2 new movie theaters in the Netflix age

Netflix. Hulu. On demand. Pay-per-view. A variety of new and old streaming services have forever changed how we consume movies while also taking a bite out of box-office receipts. Even as streaming services disrupt theater attendance, two new movie theaters are planned in Loveland, an IMAX theater off Interstate 25 at The Brands at the Ranch planned mixed-use development and one in downtown Loveland as part of The Foundry redevelopment project. The new theaters will compete with The Rialto, a smaller indie theater in downtown Loveland, the 14-screen Metrolux at the Promenade Shops at Centerra, two Cinemarks in Fort Collins, including a two-year-old XD theater and bistro at Foothills shopping center, two AMC theaters, and The Lyric, an independent theater in north Fort Collins. The plethora of screens begs the question: Are there enough bodies to fill the seats? "The average American goes to the movies four times a year now," said David Corwin, president of Metropolitan Theatres Corp., which is developing the luxury theater in downtown Loveland as part of The Foundry project. "There are some uncertainties in the business." The Metropolitan will be Loveland's first mainstream downtown movie theater and joins the Metrolux at the Promenade Shops under the company's brand. Corwin hopes the downtown theater will be open by the end of the year, months ahead of a new IMAX theater planned for what will be The Brands near the Larimer County Fairgrounds. "There are only so many moviegoers in the marketplace," Corwin said. "I think it has an impact on The Foundry as well." Rafe Cohen, owner/operator

of Galaxy Theaters, which is building the IMAX, said there's room for both. "If I had a choice, I would rather be there by myself but ... there is enough business by our projections with the growth" forecasted for Northern Colorado. Cinemark, which opened its second Fort Collins theater two years ago, is used to the competition. With 330 theaters nationwide, "there is always someone coming into that market or this market," said Bryan Jeffries, Cinemark's vice president of marketing and promotion. When Cinemark adds a theater in an existing market, "it has to do with what's there and what we can do to enhance that location, or with a new location provide something a little better, a different alternative for how people want to go to the movies," he said. The Cinemark at Foothills has been well-received, Jeffries said. Ben Mozer, owner of The Lyric in Fort Collins, said the locations of both new theaters should be advantageous. "Honestly, Loveland should have its own theater and Windsor should, too. They are both growing populations." The IMAX at The Brands is technically in Loveland but straddles the Windsor town line. One thing that makes people avoid theaters is if they are inconvenient to reach, Mozer said. "If you have to drive 25 miles out of the way, you won't go." The Lyric, which recently moved from downtown to north Fort Collins, opened a new theater and full-service restaurant. It shows smaller independent films that rarely make it to cineplexes. "National trends for movies are down because everything that went to the big theaters is regurgitated crap: sequels and remakes," he said. The indie houses are a limited release market, meaning "they can't just remake the same move over and over."

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A declining market According to Box Office Mojo, the number of tickets sold at the domestic box office last year was about 1.24 billion, down nearly 6 percent from 2016 and the lowest total since 1992. Domestic box office gross ticket sales were just north of $11 billion last year, but revenue was only off 3 percent thanks to higher ticket prices, especially for IMAX, RealD and MX4D screens, Box Office Mojo said. The average movie ticket in Northern Colorado is about $9.50 for primetime showings. In an unscientific survey of 152 Coloradoan readers, more than 38 percent said they went to the movies less often last year than in previous years. Only 24 percent said they went more often; 37.5 percent said they went about the same amount. More than 75 percent of respondents said they subscribed to Netflix; nearly 31 percent subscribed to Hulu. Twenty-two percent said they did not subscribe to either popular streaming video service. Of those who appreciate the theater-going experience, most said it was because of the ability to watch on a big screen, have some popcorn and enjoy a night out with friends. "It's the best way to be fully immersed in the story," according to one comment submitted through the survey. "It's the way the filmmakers intended you to experience the film." Comfortable seating, such as at the new Cinemark in Fort Collins, was a bonus. Those less enamored with the experience cited high ticket and concession costs, rude moviegoers and the lack of original movie content: "The crowds. Being uncomfortable. Being unable to pause to go to the bathroom," said one respondent. "Also, as parents of small children, our nights out are rare. Most movies aren't worth the time commitment on those nights." Another said a detractor was

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"the price. It costs about $45 for two of us to go and share a large popcorn and drink. The markup on concession items is ridiculous." What does it take? Cohen believes the IMAX experience is enough to draw wide interest from moviegoers. With a 2½-story curved screen and IMAX projector and sound, Cohen said it "delivers a unique experience that is particularly attune to big action thriller movies" such as the "Marvel" franchise and more serious pictures like "Dunkirk." It will be the only IMAX north of Denver and will feature luxury seating, more food options, beer, wine and perhaps frozen drinks like margaritas, he said. "Luxury theaters are better positioned to see an increase in attendance rather than a decrease because of the better experience," Cohen said. "We know we have to do something special to coax people out of their homes. "You might have a 65-inch TV at home, which is large, but we have a 65-foot screen. It offers a better experience." The movie experience now includes dinner for about twothirds of moviegoers, Cohen said. "The fact that The Brands at the Ranch will have a number of restaurants will be very helpful to them and us." Metropolitan will also offer "a new and different model": dinein theater, Corwin said. He plans to launch a loyalty program that could be used both the Metrolux in Centerra and The Foundry theater that he hopes "will feed off one another." MoviePass and Netflix As theater attendance declines, MoviePass — a subscription service that allows you to see a movie a day for $9.95 per month — is shaking things up. MoviePass pays theaters the full price of admission, but hopes to boost its own income by selling moviegoers' information to studios and others. The subscription service

currently has 1.5 million subscribers, according to industry statistics. MoviePass' website shows it is accepted at AMC and Cinemark theaters in Fort Collins. Cinemark also has its own reward program, Movie Club, $8.99 per month, that allows moviegoers to see one movie a month and get a 20 percent discount on concessions. "We are always looking at new and unique ways to reward customers," Jeffries said. MoviePass is "a positive because it brings people ... to the theaters," Corwin said. The business model is still suspect since "they're paying us the full price. It's not hard to do the math on that, and ultimately that's the challenge." They've been successful growing their subscriber base, "but it's hard to envision how long-term that sort of works out," he said. Pressures placed on movie theaters due to streaming services are requiring movie theater owners to evolve, Corwin said. "Operators do a much better job of providing amenities, from luxury seating to enhanced food and beverage and just trying to differentiate the experience from what someone can get at home or even from what a traditional movie theater has been. "People will always enjoy coming together in a darkened room, whether it's the experience of being with strangers and unplugging from the rest of the world for a couple hours," he said. Number of U.S. cinema sites (indoor) 2017: 5,398 2016: 5,472 2015: 5,484 2014: 5,463 2013: 5,326 2012: 5,317 2011: 5,331 2010: 5,399 2009: 5,403 Source: National Association of Theatre Owners


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Open 1-3p Sat 2/17 3 bed 4 bath home minutes from Fort Collins this Beautiful property in Northern Colorado overlooks the 14th fairway of Fox Acres golf course. Be prepared to be amazed with the details throughout this home. No expense has been spared on this move in ready custom masterpiece. MLS: 837528 $899,900 John Weiss 970-215-7700 Coldwell Banker

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Open 10-12p Sat 2/17 Majestic views to the West embrace 4 fairways, a trout stocked ponds & gorgeous mountain peaks. Retire with the sun by the great room fire & a bank of West facing windows. MLS: 239026 $598,000 John Weiss 970-215-7700 Coldwell Banker

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23 10 2257 Bellwether Lane, Fort Collins 3 bed and 3 bath 2 story home in Bellwether Farm. Features 2 patios and a front porch, irrigated garden beds and on a corner lot. Located just 10 minutes to Horsetooth reservoir with easy access to Old Town, and near plenty of parks and walking trails. Contact Emily Heinz for a private showing. $535,000 Under Contract

203 Bishop Street, Old Town FTC

Old Town ranch home located near City Park & a quick bike ride to the Downtown shops and restaurants! Totally remodeled, 4 beds, 2 baths, & on almost 1/3 of an acre. Wood floors, granite counters, SS appliances, new covered back porch, new AC and furnace, and a spacious and cozy finished basement! $575,000

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12 4389 N County Road 19, Fort Collins

Under Contract within 2 weeks with 2 offers! A gorgeous modern home built in 2014 with a carriage home built in 2012, sitting on more than 50 acres with soaring views of the Foothills. Main house has over 2,800 finished square feet, 5 beds, 2 baths, an attached garage, and green features throughout. $875,000

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322 Edwards Street, Old Town FTC

Full price offer within 5 days of being on the market! Fully renovated 2 bed / 1 bath home on a 6,700 + sf lot. Features include: all new windows, all new kitchen finishes and appliances, and all new bathroom surfaces. Tastefully redone and totally ready to go! $450,000

Emily Heinz Managing Broker/Owner, GRI C: 970-988-9367 Emily@DowntownRE.com Visit our website to view a list of ALL recent Old Town sales and Active Properties!

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Real Estate Transactions The following information about recent real estate sales is supplied by Weekly Homebuyers List, Inc. of Lakewood. Names, addresses, cities, ZIP codes and phone numbers of all new homeowners are available from Weekly Homebuyers List, Inc on sticky labels. Call (303) 744-2020 or visit www.weeklyhomebuyerslist.com

Berthoud • 811 Berthoud Peak Drive; Buyer: Steve & Denise Perich; Seller: Stephanie & W Gregg; $955,000

Estes Park • 1121 Fairway Club Circle # A6; Buyer: Edward & Diane Stone; Seller: Judy & M Domina; $215,000

Fort Collins • 2813 Buckboard Court; Buyer: Richard & Deborah Lockwood; Seller: Tim Halliday; $255,000 • 1418 Ash Drive; Buyer: Michelle Kuster; Seller: Bbr Management LLC; $580,000 • 2450 Windrow Drive Unit F304; Buyer: Steven Batt; Seller: Nicholas & R Moore; $260,000

• 3419 Worwick Drive; Buyer: Kevin & Molly Smith; Seller: Alan & L Patterson; $335,000 • 380 Nicklaus Court; Buyer: William & Kimberly Mihelich; Seller: Betty & J Hutchins; $512,000 • 409 Flicker Drive; Buyer: Noemia Santos; Seller: James T Darlene T Fam; $358,000 • 2701 Sutton Court; Buyer: Stephen & Megan Swonder; Seller: Bronn & Renee Strange; $379,100

Loveland • 1325 Garfield Ave.; Buyer: Charles Delrueste; Seller: Jonas & Melissa Buehl; $217,500 • 2449 Dawn Court; Buyer: John Minch; Seller: Brice Enterprises LLC; $265,000

• 997 Winona Circle; Buyer: Shelley & Cassie Millspaugh; Seller: Charles & Charlene Franklin; $269,900 • 557 E 9th St.; Buyer: Thomas Hall; Seller: Hoy & Sharon Smith; $295,000 • 1620 S Estrella Ave.; Buyer: Michael Mariettos; Seller: Patricia & Kerry Beach; $315,000 • 239 Vela Place; Buyer: John Talifer; Seller: Century Millennium LLC; $315,000 • 4113 Silene Place; Buyer: John & Stacie Fergus; Seller: Steven & D Kennymore; $330,000 • 124 Mustang Drive; Buyer: Kevin & Anna Lynch; Seller: Susanna Sersa; $595,000

“This is why we live in Colorado!” The perfect escape into the Northern Colorado outdoors

• 1956 Tincup Drive; Buyer: Douglas & Cindy Delp; Seller: George & Barba Lee; $445,000 • 2100 Ponderosa Drive; Buyer: Alan & Bonnie Kirkpatrick; Seller: Vaunold & Susan Denny; $620,000 • 7045 Milner Mountain Ranch Road; Buyer: Timothy Thompson; Seller: Ryan & Rachel Donovan; $865,000

Severance • 401 Timber Ridge Parkway; Buyer: Robert Sweeney; Seller: Curtiss & Rhonda Palin; $370,000 • 401 Timber Ridge Parkway; Buyer: Molly Bernard; Seller: Michael Skorupka; $454,000

• 1113 Corona Drive; Buyer: Jacob Scofield; Seller: Brian & Tammie Knobloch; $530,000

Timnath • 5399 Eagle Creek Drive; Buyer: Russell Austin; Seller: Richmond American Colo I; $364,400 • 6828 Covenant Court; Buyer: Walberto & Toka Mercado; Seller: Melody Homes Inc; $405,000

Wellington • 3100 Three Silos Drive; Buyer: Garry Walker; Seller: Elizabeth & K Giddens; $344,500

“This is why we live in WildWing!” Luxury Estate Homes from the upper $500s

An extraordinary place to call home Nestled along the eastern shores of Timnath Reservoir in a spectacular setting, this new home neighborhood embodies the spirit of Northern Colorado. Your stunning new home located with immediate access to the lake as well as the community’s paved trails and swimming pool. WildWing provides the perfect escape into the Northern Colorado

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Community address: 3141 Laminar Drive, Timnath CO 80547 Prices, plans and terms are effective on the date of publication and subject to change without notice. CADEN030

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Windsor • 37075 Northwest Drive; Buyer: Kalin & Marcela Fuller; Seller: John & Teri Alcorn; $165,000 • 110 Calabria Drive; Buyer: Shawnee Mayhan; Seller: Kevin & Jayme Hilmes; $269,000 • 126 Locust St.; Buyer: Wesley Aragon; Seller: Karen & L Boyles; $275,000 • 903 Pierson Court; Buyer: Aaron Mcconnaughey; Seller: Melody Homes Inc; $335,700 • 2156 Montauk Lane Unit 2; Buyer: Bret Schmidt; Seller: Lighthouse Point LLC; $347,300 • 2156 Montauk Lane Unit 5; Buyer: Bret Schmidt; Seller: Lighthouse Point LLC; $349,000 • 907 Pierson Court; Buyer: Jay & Sarah Stenfors; Seller: Melody Homes Inc; $382,100 • 1522 Sorenson Drive; Buyer: Dewayne & Cemonn Irvin; Seller: Nicholas & Jamie Eberle; $427,000

• 127 Ibiza Court; Buyer: Amanda Gilmore; Seller: Nicholas & Ashley Garcia; $440,000

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Miranda Hunter; Seller: Richmond Am Homes Colo Inc; $473,900 • 1825 Wyatt Drive; Buyer: Megan

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Baumhover; Seller: Richmond Am Homes Colo Inc; $499,000 • 37075 Northwest Drive; Buyer: Richard Pierro; Seller: James & Beth Amen; $535,000 • 425 Vermilion Peak Drive;

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4650 Royal Vista Circle, Suite 200 Windsor, CO 80528

• 126 Locust St.; Buyer: Chad & It matters where you bank.

Laura Denlinger; Seller: Kyle & Molly Bergacker; $675,000 Federally insured by the NCUA

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3-D optical illusion coming to Old Town alley Fort Collins' Downtown Development Authority plans to combine art and 3-D projection mapping technology to liven up the Old Firehouse Alley near The Elizabeth Hotel and parking garage. And come alive, it may.

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The technology incorporates a two-dimensional mural on a wall that creates a 3-D optical illusion. A projector can then project images that make the building look as if it has come alive. The DDA board got an update on the project at its board meeting Thursday. A small 10-foot section of alley that wasn't finished with the hotel and garage project will be completed as part of a $2.8 million alley project that includes the alley next to Walrus Ice Cream on Mountain Avenue. In a perfect world, the DDA hopes to attract Italian muralist "Peeta" to paint the mural on the back of Blue Ocean's building at 242 Linden St. Peeta is working in the U.S. at the moment and might be

5377 Bowen Lake Ct, Timnath $581,573 | MLS #834593

WINTER BLOW OUT PRICES! DEEP DISCOUNTS ON COMPLETED INVENTORY FOR A SHORT TIME ONLY! Stunning & spacious 2-story. 4 bed, 4 bath, main floor office & additional flex room can be dining, play room, living etc. Gourmet kitchen has enormous island, clean modern design, quartz counter, hardwood floor. 2-story great room w/gas fireplace. Beautiful master suite has large walk-in closet & spa like 5pc bath w/stand alone tub. Full landscape included, fenced yard, 3 car garage!

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2124 Scenic Estates Dr, Fort Collins

$765,000 | MLS #837309

Gorgeous Haven Builders ranch. Bright open main level for entertaining. Gourmet kitchen w/high end appl package. Beautiful master w/5pc & walk-in closet. Awesome bsmt finish w/wet bar, rec room & space for games. Mudrm w/built-ins & sep laundry w/cabinetry & sink. Covered back patio & 3-car garage.

Gorgeous Haven Builders ranch. Bright & open for entertaining. Gourmet kitchen w/high end app pkg. Beautiful master w/5pc & WIC. Awesome bsmt finish w/wet bar, rec rm, 2 bd & ba & lg flex rm for exercise equip, craft rm or office. Mudrm w/built-ins & sep lndry w/cabinetry & sink. Covered patio & 3-car garage.

Stunning custom Scenic Ranch home on 5ac. Beautifully designed for entertaining. Gourmet kitchen: granite, island, 6 burner gas cook top, full size prof grade side by side fridge & freezer, walk-in pantry. Unique acreage community. 211ac of private open space, planned riding arena & riding trail.

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4176 Grand Park Dr, Timnath $1,124,999 | MLS #813648

6796 Clovis Ct, Timnath $860,000 | MLS #836301

$1,395,000 | MLS #836349

Stunning custom Soaring Eagle home on almost 2ac. Highest quality & design style. Breathtaking great rm w/wood beams, FP w/stacked stone surround & wood mantle. Gourmet cook’s kitchen. Master retreat w/spalike ba. Killer bsmt finish w/full service wet bar. Huge heated shop w/3/4 ba, fits RV.

Stunning Harmony Club ranch by Luxury Homes of NoCO. High end custom finishes & design. Gourmet kitchen. Custom built-ins, FP. Fin daylight bsmt w/wet bar, fully equip theater rm, wine cellar. Q4 Automation thru-out inc theater. Ext kitchen. Custom garage floor finish & cabinetry.

Host Jared Sickels: 970-829-1914

Gorgeous Harmony Club patio home. Mudrm w/built-ins & sep lndry. Great rm w/soaring ceilings w/ wood box beams. Gourmet kitchen. Master w/spa-like ba, walk-in closet, door to covered patio. High end finishes. Builder pays initial membership fee to Harmony. Buyer responsible for $160/mo required sport fee. $20K landscape credit at closing.

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Old Firehouse Alley, east of Linden Street, before The Elizabeth Hotel and parking garage were built. (Photo: Adrian D. Garcia/Coloradoan)

able to fit Fort Collins into his schedule. If he is not available, Denver artist Anna Charney could be hired. Fort Collins resident Mel Hilgenberg asked if a local artist could paint the mural. "To integrate the projector and mural, we need an artist who is able to do 3-D work," said Matt Robenalt, the DDA's executive director. "I am not aware of local muralists who do this style." "We have a key construction schedule that has to stay in place," said DDA Chairman Justin Larson. "The reason they're making sure there are multiple artists is to make sure the project stays on schedule." If Peeta is available, his work could draw tourists who would come to Fort Collins just to see his work. The DDA has allocated $20,000 for Peeta's fee. Installation could begin this summer and dovetail into utility work the city is already planning, said Justin Larson, chairman of the DDA. The project is part of the DDA's alleyway enhancement program and is by far the most ambitious. Other alleyway improvements include Tivoli lights like those in other alleys, planters and trellises teeming with vines. The Mountain Avenue alley will also get a makeover, with planters, trellises and a lighted cable structure.


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801 E. Drake Rd. K-60, Fort Collins 6627 Antigua Dr Unit 15, Fort Collins $235,000 | MLS #841448 $265,000 Perfect Mid-Town Fort Collins This 2bed/2bath END UNIT Condo! Upgrades throughout townhome boasts natural light with great amenities included. and plenty of potential with an Completely turn-key unfinished basement! Be sure to and ready for its new stop by today! owner! Listed by The Onda Team

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5621 Mid Pointe Dr, Windsor $509,900 | MLS #838952 Don’t miss this beautiful home in desirable Highpointe Estates. This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home sits on a HUGE .3 acre corner lot w/beautiful views of the snow capped Rocky Mountains.

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Mortgage Loan Originator NMLS #295248 125 S. Howes St #120 Fort Collins, CO 80521 970.692.8430 direct 970.231.9590 mobile hirvin@homemortgagealliance.com

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Home Mortgage Alliance, LLC is registered as a Colorado Mortgage Company and a sponsored originator authorized to broker FHA & VA loans. NMLS# 1137507. Home Mortgage Alliance, LLC is regulated by the Colorado Department of Real Estate & offers many loan products. Contact a Home Mortgage Alliance, LLC Representative to learn more. This is not a commitment to lend. Stearns Lending, Inc. is regulated by the Colorado Division of Real Estate. NMLS# 1854.

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Call Bret & Leah Ludwick: 970-227-2747

5461 Standing Cloud Dr, Loveland $1,100,000 | MLS #839736 Beautiful custom home in the gated Overlook at Mariana. Open floorpan, beautiful kitchen, incredible detail, walkout bsmt, huge shop.

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4407 Warbler Dr, Fort Collins $389,900 | MLS #841489

WOW! What a delightful home redesigned kitchen and lower master bath. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, large fully fenced yard, updated, fresh and movein ready.

Call Wendy French: 970-692-2000 wendy@wendyfrench.com

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2161 Montauk Lane #1 Windsor | MLS# 824004

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6509 Sanctuary Drive Windsor | MLS# 827668

Spectacular new main floor master town home in Water Valley South! Granite counters, hardwood & tile flooring, bronze/nickel fixtures, fireplace, A/C, stainless appliances, solid core doors, ceiling fans, + cathedral ceiling; 2 beds, loft & bonus room upstairs. 3 plans to choose from all w/ bsmt, fenced front porch & attached 2-car garage. Future plans include a clubhouse & lake/beachfront amenities. Community borders Eagle Lake!

The Aspen plan w/ two master suites&flex room/study on the main floor,&partially finished garden level basement! Farmhouse elevation, top of line designer finishes throughout, elegant&open living space, gourmet kitchen w/ generous dining nook&three patios! Primary master retreat w/ luxurious 5 pc bath w/ direct access to laundry. Oversized 3-car garage. Home for sale is 6380 Valhalla Dr. Visit Sanctuary model for info.

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6398 Pumpkin Ridge Drive #1 Windsor | MLS# 839519

Presenting Ravenna at La Riva, Highland Meadows’ spectacular new townhome community. Rustic craftsman exterior, basement, fenced front porch, attached 2-car garage + inclusions like granite/ quartz counters, hardwood & tile flooring, bronze/nickel fixtures, fireplace, A/C, stainless appliances, solid doors, ceiling fans & 9’10’9’ ceilings. Pool & tennis included w/ Metro District. HOA includes cable & internet too!

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2708 Illinois Drive #104 Fort Collins | MLS# 828924

Walk across the street to King Soopers, bank, coffee, etc! 1, 2 & 3 bedroom single level floor plans, w/ elevator service, trendy design, secured entry, smart home ready tech & high-end finishes. Combines traits typically found in urban style lofts, w/ the affordability & pedestrian conveniences & trails commonly found within a wellplanned residential community. Don’t miss your chance - almost sold out!

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4642 Hahns Peak Circle #102 Loveland | MLS# 837383

Landmark Homes is bringing the first elevator served, luxury condos to Loveland with The Flats at Centerra! Single level floor plans with elevator service, secured entry, smart home ready technology and high-end finishes + affordability, commuter friendly access, pedestrian conveniences/services/trails and planned clubhouse.

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3926 Precision Drive Unit E Fort Collins | MLS# 819601

Morningside Village in SE Ft. Collins, townhome style residences w/ basement & 2-car garage, fenced areas perfect for pet owners, several floor plans to choose from all w/ high-end standard finishes, great location near hospital, schools, shopping and interstate, feeds into Zach/Preston/Fossil Ridge schools.

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2455 Trio Falls Drive Loveland | MLS# 815264

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The Towns at The Lakes at Centerra is Landmark Homes’ newest townhome community w/ coastal craftsman elevation, fenced front porch, basement, 2-car garage+inclusions like granite/quartz counters, hardwood & tile flooring, bronze/nickel fixtures, fireplace, A/C, stainless appliances, solid doors, ceiling fans & more. Pool included w/ Metro District. Easy walking distance to new High Plains school!

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2017 Old Town Average sales price vs Fort Collins at large

The average home sale price in Old Town was up $111,500 from the rest of Fort Collins’ sales in 2017. Old Town Fort Collins average home sale came out to $487,500, while the rest of Fort Collins averaged out at $376,000. There are many reasons Old Town Homes appreciate faster than the rest of the City, here are just a few: beautiful array of century old

trees, pedestrian friendly streets, low traffic in the neighborhoods, proximity to unique restaurants and activities, charming homes, friendly neighbors. Many aspects of Old Town make it highly desirable for all ages. If you want to learn more about investing in this beautiful and desirable part of Fort Collins, call your Old Town expert, Emily Heinz

to see a list of everything for sale in the area or to get a market value of your home! Buyers are now coming out of the woodwork, consistently making Spring the busiest market for real estate, which means Sellers can net more than in the Winter or Fall seasons!

Emily Heinz is the Owner and Managing Broker of Downtown Real Estate Partners, which focuses listing efforts in Old Town Fort Collins, Windsor and Loveland.

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Hughes Stadium demo may begin late February, continue through fall

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It's almost time to say a final farewell to Hughes Stadium. Colorado State University has informed its former stadium neighbors that demolition and deconstruction will begin later this month or early March and continue though the fall. Work on asbestos abatement is already underway and should be wrapped up in the next two weeks, said Fred Haberecht, CSU's master planner. Demolition will clear the way for redevelopment of the 160 acres. CSU is in the process of identifying potential developers and a demolition contractor. Once the contractor is selected, neighbors should start to see construction fencing encircling the site for safety. CSU plans to remove light poles at Hughes for future use

on campus. And about two dozen spruce trees planed in 2011 will be moved to the city's Gardens on Spring Creek. Otherwise, it will be up to the demolition contractor to remove, reuse or recycle any materials it wants, including stadium seats, Haberecht said. Last month, the university sent out requests for qualifications, the first step in identifying potential developers for Hughes Stadium. About two months after the RFQs are in, CSU will solicit requests for proposals that will spell out plans for the site. While no development plans have been finalized, CSU supports some kind of housing that is affordable for its workforce and the community. More than 700 residents weighed in with their opinions favoring everything from workforce housing to open

space to an amphitheater. CSU's Board of Governors decided it had no need for Hughes or the land on which it sits and gave the OK to raze the structure.

During deconstruction, public access will be detoured around the construction area to Maxwell Natural Area. The detention pond and disc golf course will remain open.

CSU's letter indicated demolition work would occur from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. during normal work days. A hotline has been set up for the project. 970-491-0133.

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Spacious 5 BR, 3.5 Ba ranch with walk-out bsmt, huge 3 car garage, and Longs Peak view. 1 block to Werner Elementary. Close to parks, greenways, shopping. Priced below market at $649,000. 931 Belvedere Ct. 970-281-5283. Open 2/17, 2/18, 2/24, 2/25 from 1-3 PM.

Apartments Unfurnished Ault; Avail March 1st, 2BR 1BA W/D hook ups, covered deck, CA, off street parking, No pets/No smoking, $800 + utilities 970-381-2732

404 Jackson Avenue, Fort Collins - Once in a lifetime location overlooking City Park. Watch 4th of July fireworks from your covered front porch. Unique Old Town Fort Collins charm with amenities and upgrades of a newer home. Archer Homes built in 2006, the size will surprise with 4,953 sqft. Thoughtfully designed with large main floor master suite, vaulted ceilings & open floor plan. Full gourmet kitchen remodel & wood floors throughout in 2015. Office/Bed, with another bed and full bath upstairs. Garden level basement has 4th bed, MLS #840132 full bath.

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3108 SUNRISE DR, LAPORTE $427,000 • MLS #841002 2 BR 2 BA 1804 Sq Ft Tons of potential. Home sits on .8 acres. Detached barn with loft area has utilities run to it. Loafing shed with corral and storage building. End of the road and backs to pastures.

7810 WALDEN CIR, FORT COLLINS $479,900 • MLS #841070 5 BR 4 BA 3641 Sq Ft Roof replaced in 2013, new tile in master bath and upper level bath, remodeled kitchen with Prestige Cabinets and granite counters. ½ acre property with fenced back yard. HOA allows outbuildings.

1352 LEAHY DR, FORT COLLINS $492,900 • MLS #838814 3 BR 2 BA Oversized 2 Car Garage Beautiful new ranch style home with granite counters, open floorplan, FP, bamboo floors and en-suite 2nd BR. Garden level corner lot. Please visit model at 1334 Leahy between 1-4pm Tuesday-Sunday.

4345 LYRIC FALLS DR, LOVELAND $475,000 • MLS #839360 3 BR 3 BA 3277 Sq Ft Amazing property with everything included. Landscaping, appliances, window treatments, fireplace, AC, gourmet kitchen and thousands in upgrades. Shows like a model home.

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3756 VALLEY CREST DR, TIMNATH $1,275,000 • MLS #836095 3 BR 4 BA 5744 Sq Ft A spectacular ranch with unobstructed lake, mountain and golf course views awaits you on a prime, oversized lot. Open floor plan and expansive windows offer tons of natural light.

6219 EAGLE RIDGE CT, FORT COLLINS $895,000 • MLS #839913 5 BR 4 BA 4208 Sq Ft Beautiful 2 story home w/ 5 beds plus study, finished walkout basement, formal dining, finished garage w/ epoxy floor Updated kitchen w/ quarry counters, gas range & double oven. Master w/ balcony access. This is a must see!

37012 SOARING EAGLE CIR, SEVERANCE $739,000 • MLS #838605 5 BR 4 BA 5457 Sq Ft Spectacular Water & Mountain Views. Main floor laundry & master w/ retreat, 5-piece bath & walk-in closet. Gourmet kitchen w/ island & granite slab. Living room w/ fireplace & vaulted ceilings.

3054 SURI TRAIL, BELLVUE $1,500,000 • MLS #840559 5 BR 5 BA 6075 Sq Ft This Ranch home features a walk-out basement, main floor office, fitness or craft room, formal dining, gourmet kitchen, guest or in-law retreat & thousands in upgrades. 1077 sq ft attached garage and a detached 2177 Sq Ft garage w/office. John Simmons Jesse Laner 970-481-1250 970-672-7212 jsimmons@c3-re.com jlaner@c3-re.com

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James Hagerman 970-999-2816 jhagerman@c3-re.com

Scott Phebus 970-215-1316 sphebus@c3-re.com

Brett Janzen 970-290-3096 bjanzen@c3-re.com

Nick Vorrath 970-420-6313 nvorrath@c3-re.com

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369 CAJETAN ST, FORT COLLINS $579,000 • MLS #839377 3 BR 3 BA 2570 Sq Ft RARE opportunity to own a custom home in highly desirable Old Town North community. Urban contemporary design w/ ROOF TOP DECK engineered for hot tub to entertain and enjoy mountain views and sunsets. 5 min from OT.

148 PONDEROSA CT, RED FEATHER LAKES $274,000 • MLS #830054 3 BR 3 BA 1919 Sq Ft Turn Key estate with everything included. This end unit town-home offers 2000 sq ft of luxury. Granite slab counter-tops, SS appliances, great room w/ fireplace, vaulted ceilings, 2 master suites & so much more.

5962 PAWNEE CT, WELLINGTON $925,000 • MLS #838435 5 BR 5 BA 5796 Sq Ft Beautiful country living! 5 Beds 5 Bath Custom Craftsman-style Ranch, 9 acres. Horses allowed. High end finishes, Open floor plan, separate dining room, office, theater, raised gardens, 4 car garage.

2717 KYLE CIR, LOVELAND $650,000 • MLS #841302 5 BR 3 BA 4251 Sq Ft A truly amazing 2 story home. Over $100,000 in updates. Spectacular views of foothills & Stunning lake views. Enjoy this .64 acre lot w/ plenty of room to build a 2800sq. ft. outbuilding. This property backs to private open space.

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