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the property to the family that ultimately made the offer, the buyers wanted to make sure they could fit their cars in the garage. In five minutes, everything came out of the garage, and the buyers were able to drive in their car. By cleaning out the garage ahead of time, our neighbors were able to comply with this request in short order.

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Use these tips to sell your home quickly Before you list your home for sale — before you even have agents walk ur neighbors recently put through and do a comparative martheir home on the market. keting analysis — you should clear They received an excellent of- out the clutter. Remove half your fer within 24 hours of listing the prop- clothing, some of your furnishings, erty and got more money for their and the old toys and books your chilhome than I thought they could. dren have outgrown. Prune your Meanwhile, two other neighbors “collections” and strip out anything have had their homes listed for a lot too personal. Our neighbors rented a longer and don’t have any offers. storage locker that was delivered to What did these neighbors do right? their home. Just about everything. Here are eight things you can do to CLEAN UP YOUR HOUSE increase the odds of selling fast, even While our neighbors’ house has in a slower market: always been spotless, they went

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CLEAR OUT THE HOUSE CLUTTER No matter how long you’ve lived in your home, it probably has too much stuff that’s accumulated over time.

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into overdrive to make sure the house was really clean. They hired people to do a top-down scrub of the property, so that every inch was gleaming.

Our neighbors had already bought a house. While they ultimately used the same agent to sell, they wanted to carefully consider their options. They had several different agents tour the GET YOUR HOUSE IN TOP SHAPE newly staged home and provide a Our neighbors hired their longcomparative marketing analysis time contractor to come in and touch-up paint on their porch and in- (CMA), which included a marketing terior walls. They cleaned the carpet, plan and suggested list price. They spent hours discussing which real esand repaired sticky doors and other tate company offered the best website items that weren’t really working properly. The house had a fresh, new- displays and the various prices the paint smell and showed off beautifully. agents thought they could get for the home.

DON’T NEGLECT THE GARDEN Our neighbors’ Realtor brought over some potted plants to give a visual lift to the front door and back patio. Then the gardeners removed ivy from the property and gave the back yard a special trimming.

MAKE SURE YOU INCLUDE THE GARAGE AND ATTIC When our neighbors were showing

If you’re lucky enough to get a good offer soon after listing your property, consider it carefully. If the offer is above the minimum amount you’d happily take for your property, you should consider taking the money and running (especially if the offer is “clean” and doesn’t have a lot of contingencies). Agents always say the first offer is the best offer. As a seller, your goal is to think straight enough to recognize a good offer when you get it — and get the deal done.

For more information, call Glink’s radio show at 800-972-8255 on Sundays from 9 to 10 a.m., write to Real Estate Matters Syndicate, P.O. Box 366, Glencoe, IL 60022 or visit www.thinkglink.com.

IDENTIFY YOUR FUTURE BUYER It’s important to remember why you bought your house and what attracted you to the location. Use that insight to create a strategy to will market the

property to that buyer demographic. Our neighbors’ buyers turned out to be residents of the same community who wanted to live nearer to the train, buses and school, to give their own children more autonomy as they move through grammar and high school. Those are all things we enjoy about our location as well.

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1208 Ulmus Drive, Loveland Easy care vinyl & brick exterior. 4-level on almost a ¼ acre beautifully landscaped lot! Kitchen features Tharp cabinets w/roll-out drawers & bayed eating area. New gas FP in family room. Roof replaced in 1996. Whole-house fan & extra insulation, central air. Enormous patio, fenced yard w/sprinkler, RV parking. Oversized garage w/shop.

7411 Pimlico Drive, Windsor Brand new, beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home with loft, 2 car garage, covered patio and basement on oversized lot backing to open space. Our homes offer incredible value with high quality and energy efficiency in a serene setting. Ask about our builder incentives. Prices starting at $239,900.

Prices starting in the $150’s

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$227,900

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MLS#

MLS# 643842

MLS# 660847

MLS# 647541

Call Tracy Wilson

Call Jim Watson

Call Maribeth Bergan

Call Kristen Specketer

567-0907

219-5219

690-1735

290-8097

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5020 Coral Burst Dr., Loveland Walk-out ranch in Alford Meadows that backs to open space. Beautiful master w/sitting room, formal dining room, awesome kitchen w/granite counters & wood floors. Family room w/wet bar. Tons of natural light & special architectural features!

1666 Monarch Circle, Loveland Built Green. Main floor office & master w/5-pc bath. Formal dining. Great room w/2-way fireplace. Large main floor laundry. Kitchen w/slab granite counters, gas range, pantry & butler’s pantry, island, nook & breakfast bar. Sprinkler system, gate to trails, gorgeous landscaping, vegetable/flower gardens, sitting areas & pergola.

3555 Capitol Peak Drive, Loveland Gorgeous ranch. Wood floors in entry, kitchen & eating area. Alder cabinets. Butler pantry. Private master bedroom with walk-in closet & 5-piece bath. Unfinished garden level basement. Outdoor living includes large deck, stamped concrete patio and gas line for BBQ.

302 Lyra Place, Loveland Colorado Craftsman Style Home! Hardwood floors, designer tile, slab granite, alder trim & doors, mission style alder cabinets. Gourmet kitchen. Formal dining room & breakfast nook. Deck overlooks open space w/access from kitchen & master bdrm. 3-car tandem garage. Garden level bsmt. Full yard landscape. Close to I-25.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY 12:00-3:00 4790 Wisconsin Avenue, Loveland Energy Star Rated & Built Green Home! Tharp cabinets, 3cm granite, huge walk-in pantry, gas cooktop, vent hood, built-in oven, microwave, refrigerator. Solid wood doors, wood trim & custom tile work. Finished basement w/wet bar & fireplace. Finished, insulated 3 car garage w/work bench & epoxy sealed floor.

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$350,000

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$379,945

MLS# 661595

MLS# 662782

MLS# 659371

MLS# 657756

MLS# 658861

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599-4436

481-1250

962-6832

481-9801

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Location

sunday

Address

Hours

Office

Phone

PRICE REDUCED Loveland

2640 SE 14th St.

12 - 3 PM

Century 21 Humpal, Ursula Albers

970-231-0548

Starting in the $150’s

Milliken

110 Traders Lane

12 - 3 PM

The Group Inc.,Tracy Wilson

$189,000

NW Loveland

4097 Georgetown

Sat 12 – 2 PM

Starting At $195,900

Berthoud

Peakview Meadows

Starting in the $200’s

Windsor

292 Saratoga Drive

$225,000

Berthoud

505 5th

Sat 2 PM

RE/MAX Alliance, Nani Garnand

970-622-1846

Starting At $225,000

Loveland

Warberg Farm

11 AM - 2 PM

Century 21 Humpal, Kurt Albers

970-231-1224

$227,900

Loveland

1208 Ulmus Drive

1 - 3 PM

The Group Inc., Maribeth Bergan

970-690-1735

$239,900

NE Loveland

1898 Abbey

Sat 1 – 3 PM

RE/MAX Alliance, Mike Monat

970-391-8982

$239,900

Windsor

7411 Pimlico Drive

12 - 5 PM

The Group Inc., Kristen Specketer

970-290-8097

$264,900

Berthoud

Collins Park Subdivision

Sat & Sun 1-3 PM RE/MAX Alliance, Kathy Beadell

$299,900

Loveland

5020 Coral Burst Dr.

9 - 11 AM

$323,400

Loveland

3464 Peruvian Torch Drive

$339,900

NW Loveland

$350,000

Price

Location

Address

Hours

Office

Phone

Starting in the $150’s

Milliken

110 Traders Lane

12 - 3 PM

The Group Inc.,Tracy Wilson

970-567-0907

970-567-0907

RE/MAX Alliance, Rhonda Heth

970-566-3516

Starting At $195,900

Berthoud

Peakview Meadows

11 AM - 3 PM

Century 21 Humpal, Kurt Albers & Chris Rampone

970-231-1224, 970-430-0845

12 - 4 PM

Century 21 Humpal, Kurt Albers & Chris Rampone

970-231-1224, 970-430-0845

Windsor

292 Saratoga Drive

1 - 4 PM

The Group Inc., Jim Watson

970-219-5219

1 - 4 PM

The Group Inc., Jim Watson

970-219-5219

Starting in the $200’s $224,900

Milliken

2052 Stage Coach Drive

1 - 4 PM

RE/MAX Alliance, Clyde Lutton

970-218-9160

$239,900

Windsor

7411 Pimlico Drive

12 - 5 PM

The Group Inc., Kristen Specketer

970-290-8097

$264,900

Berthoud

Collins Park Subdivision

Sat & Sun 1-3 PM RE/MAX Alliance, Kathy Beadell

$300-$399,000 Loveland

3402 Creede Court

1 - 3 PM

Premier Lifestyle Realty--Cory Roberts 970-215-9913

$323,400

Loveland

3464 Peruvian Torch Drive

12 - 4 PM

ERA Herman Grup/Glen Marketing, Venna Hillman

970-663-4522

970-566-4627

$325,000

Loveland

1666 Monarch Circle

1 - 3 PM

The Group Inc., John Simmons

970-481-1250

The Group Inc., Jeffrey Martin

970-599-4436

$350,000

Loveland

3555 Capitol Peak Drive

1 - 3 PM

The Group Inc., Cindy Kurtz

970-962-6832

12 - 4 PM

ERA Herman Grup/Glen Marketing, Venna Hillman

970-663-4522

$357,000

Loveland

302 Lyra Place

1 - 3 PM

The Group Inc., Georgena Arnett

970-481-9801

2175 Rio Blanco Drive

1 - 4 PM

Coldwell Banker, Cliff Johnson

970-566-9716

$379,000

Windsor

27847 Arikaree Road

1-3 PM

970-396-9597

Loveland

3555 Capitol Peak Drive

1 - 3 PM

The Group Inc., Cindy Kurtz

970-962-6832

Coldwell Banker Plains, Maurine Garretson

$357,000

Loveland

302 Lyra Place

1 - 3 PM

The Group Inc., Georgena Arnett

970-481-9801

$379,945

Loveland

4790 Wisconsin Ave.

12 - 3 PM

The Group Inc.,Tracy Wilson

970-567-0907

$379,945

Loveland

4790 Wisconsin Ave.

12 - 3 PM

The Group Inc.,Tracy Wilson

970-567-0907

$389,760

Loveland

975 Prism Cactus Drive

12 - 4 PM

970-663-4522

$389,760

Loveland

975 Prism Cactus Drive

12 - 4 PM

ERA Herman Grup/Glen Marketing, Venna Hillman

970-663-4522

ERA Herman Grup/Glen Marketing, Venna Hillman

$447,000

Loveland

2640 Farista Drive

11 AM - 2 PM

Windsor

1454 Falcon Ridge Rd

1-3 PM

Coldwell Banker Plains, Maurine Garretson

970-396-9597

Park Place Brokers & Realty, Steve Distal

303-775-8723

$399,900 $439,000

NW Loveland

5912 Long Branch

Sat 1 – 3 PM

RE/MAX Alliance, Carolyn LaMaster

970-690-1596

$450,000

Loveland

2009 Morining Drive

12 - 3 PM

The Group Inc., Jesse Laners

970-672-7212

$300-$399,000 Loveland

3402 Creede Court

1 - 3 PM

Premier Lifestyle Realty--Cory Roberts 970-215-9913

$492,500

NE Loveland

4997 Valley Oak

Sun 1 PM

RE/MAX Alliance, Nani Garnand

970-662-1846

$400-$500,000 Loveland

288 Reservoir Drive-Pittington Ranch 1 - 4 PM

Premier Lifestyle Realty--John Mathey 970-481-5512

To add a listing or speak to an advertising representative, call the Reporter-Herald at 669-5050

$400-$500,000 Loveland

288 Reservoir Drive-Pittington Ranch 1 - 4 PM

970-566-4627

Premier Lifestyle Realty--John Mathey 970-481-5512

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4097 Georgetown Dr, Loveland

2640 SE 14th St, Loveland

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Peakview Meadows Sales office open Friday & Monday from 1-4, Sat 12-4 and Sunday 11-3 Prices starting at $195,900. 5 Models to choose from.

Price reduced $10,000! Backs to open space w/ mtn views. 3 beds, 2 full baths, 2 family areas. Includes dishwasher, refrigerator, stove/oven. Central A/C & sprinkler system. MLS#661268. $189,000.

PRICE REDUCED!!! DITCH WATER AVAILABLE!!! BRING YOUR HORSES!! Wonderful ranch style home located on 5.43 acres. 3 bed, 2 bath, 3 car garage. 1/16 share of Big Thompson Ditch and Manufacturing Company.

OPEN Saturday 11-2 2+Acre Lake front & horse lots starting $225,000 water tap included. Surface rights, walk paths, parks, boat docks, fishing and peace garden.

Rhonda Heth RE/MAX Alliance 970-566-3516 rhondaheth@remax.net

Ursula Albers Century 21 Humpal, Inc 970-231-1224 Ursula.Albers@century21.com

Kurt Albers & Chris Rampone Century 21 Humpal, Inc 970-231-1224 Kurt 970-430-0845 Chris www.berthoud.org

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1454 Falcon Ridge Rd, Loveland

27847 Arikaree Rd, Loveland

33464 Peruvian Torch Drive, Loveland, CO

975 Prism Cactus Circle, Loveland

3402 Creede Court, Loveland

Golfers Dream! Clubhouse & pool in walking distance. Awesome interior-ready to move in & enjoy. Free Country Club Membership Fee & 1 yr prepaid HOA for buyer. This Weekend ONLY! $399,900.

G Great 1 acre property in Indianhead Estates on corner lot with 3 car attached garage PLUS o separate 2 car/shop! Room for your RV’s & s rroom to expand for additional garages! Like n new home. $379,000.

L Looking for Maintenance-FREE* lifestyle? Open floor plan, patio home w/2 bdrms/2 O baths, granite kitchen island, backs to b g green belt with mountain views! Convenient llocation. MLS#622329. $323,400

Custom 3 bdrm/2 bath ranch,open floor plan w/slab granite in kitchen, hardwood floors, alder cabinets & trim, designer tile, 3-car garage, composite deck w/amazing views. MUST SEE! MLS#613207. $389,750

A spacious new ranch w/a WALKOUT bsmt. Inviting open kit/dng/great room area, main lvl laundry. Blt for energy savings, 2x6 const, UPGRADES thru out. Quality built by Weinland Homes in Quail Run.

Maurine Garretson Coldwell Banker Plains Real Estate, Inc. 970-396-9597 maurinegar@aol.com www.coldwellbanker.com/local/plains

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V Venna Hillman EERA Herman Group/Glen Marketing 9970-663-4522 vvenna@glencompanies.com www.DakotaGlen.com w

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Regional Snapshot for Loveland/Berthoud Residential

Mortgage rate update

Home & Real Estate is produced every Saturday by the Loveland Reporter-Herald.

April

May

June

Active Listings Previous Year Active Listings

966 1126

1004 1117

973 1101

Sold Listings

137

126

155

$212,500 $199,900

$200,000 $214,500

Average Days on the Market Previous Year ADOM

155 119

107 118

121 121

Year to Date Listings Sold Previous Year YTD Listing Sold

395 401

521 559

676 728

This week Last week Trend

EDITORIAL INFORMATION 635-3656 DISPLAY ADVERTISING 669-5050 CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING 635-3650

30-year fixed

4.19%

4.31%

15-year fixed

3.43%

3.48%

5/1 ARM

2.92%

2.86%

Median Sales Price Previous Year Median

For home and real estate advice, features and information, visit www.homeandrealtyguide.com

$220,000 $234,000

H&RE Real Estate Transactions Real Estate Transactions are supplied by Prospects Unlimited Inc., 1151 Eagle Drive No. 467, Loveland, CO 80537, 667-1537.

Loveland • Bk LLC from 287 Tech Center LLC, 244 Barberry Pl, Loveland, $300,000, home • Timothy Marhsall from Rafael Chairez, 1748 Moonstone Cir, Loveland, $179,000, home • Richard & Paula Sesock from Todd Conn, 3309 Butternut Dr, Loveland, $190,000, home • Garnet Kelly from Pershing Devore, 1633 Van Buren Ave, Loveland, $165,000, home • Brett & Rachel Janzen from Federal Home Ln Mortgage Corp, 1774 6th St Sw, Loveland, $122,900, home • Nancy Morrison from Federal Home Ln Mortgage Corp, 207 Taylor Ave, Loveland, $114,000, home • Michael & Sandra Obrien from John Garcia, 409 Hawthorn Dr, Loveland, $183,000, home • Tammy Brown from Zachary Griffith, 1282 Crabapple Dr, Loveland, $329,000, home • Donald & Linda Pacas from Walter Hayward, 3307 Chestnut Ave, Loveland, $185,000, home • Ian Eldredge from Steven Henderson, 4009 Boxelder Dr, Loveland, $198,000, home • Howard & Jessica Kemp from Tracey Korthuis, 443 Skinner Gulch Rd, Loveland, $725,000, home • Gary & Jynda Swanner from James Kraatz, 4955 Hornbeam Ct, Loveland, $329,000, home • Lynn & Lori Stauffer from Kathleen Lassen, 5441 N Saint Louis Ave, Loveland, $305,000, home • Leslie Estes from Patrick Love, 1805 Grays Peak Dr Unit 102, Loveland, $140,000, condo • Kristine & Richard Fletcher from Matthew Mcmichael, 1815 Winchester Ct, Loveland, $183,000, home • Alisha & Jacob Boles from Oak Valley Homes LLC, 195 Carina Cir Townhome Unit 104, Loveland, $170,500, condo • Joshua Fisher from Donald Peterson, 3727 N Franklin Ave, Loveland, $206,000, home • Yishan Li from Juliana Riedel, 1596 Angora Dr, Loveland, $251,000, home • Franklin Nolting from Patrick Rowe, 1441 Fleta Ct, Loveland, $116,800, home • Carl & Kellie Jansma from John Simmons, 3075 6th St Sw, Loveland, $290,000, home • Resident from Lynn Stauffer, 553 Harrison Ave, Loveland, $283,000, home • Cara Hanley from Greg Taylor, 4625 Hahns Peak Dr Unit 204, Loveland,

$135,900, condo • James & Susan Whitten from Graeme Westonlewis, 8098 Firethorn Dr, Loveland, $327,000, home • Derek Griess from Nicole Young, 1104 Paloverde Dr, Loveland, $150,000, home • Nancy & David Nystrom from Cadence LLC, 1501 Cleveland Ave, Loveland, $142,000, home • Mandy Skinner from Federal Home Ln Mortgage Corp, 616 S Estrella Ave, Loveland, $130,400, home • Charles Zitting from Nicholas Bowen, 1554 New Mexico St, Loveland, $170,000, home • Peter & Tammy Mcentee from Karen Bowers, 2717 W 46th St, Loveland, $149,000, home • Donna Gallier from Kristopher Jakobsson, 2010 Ridgway Ct, Loveland, $334,000, home • Stephen Smith from Gregg Knoll, 213 W 51st St, Loveland, $189,900, home • Kristi Hornick from Nathan Meadows, 190 Carina Cir Unit 101, Loveland, $157,000, condo • Kenneth & Jackie Karrow from James F Gajniak Revocable Trust, 1841 3rd St Sw, Loveland, $176,000, home • Joseph Good from Joseph Schimmels, 1796 Moonstone Cir, Loveland, $244,000, home • Eloise & Robert Montoya from Richard Wagstaff, 2421 Arikaree Dr, Loveland, $176,400, home

Charlotte St, Johnstown, $267,000, home • Nicole Rivera from Deutsche Bk Natl Trust Co, 3646 Barnard Ln, Johnstown, $178,500, home • Chad & June Rodgers from Oakwood Homes LLC, 3755 Blackwood Ln, Johnstown, $230,200, home • Shawn & Brooke Peterson from Ryland Group Inc, 2725 Aylesbury Way, Johnstown, $285,200, home • Barry Gruis from Regina Sanders, 3548 Brunner Blvd, Johnstown, $294,000, home • Peter & Carol Cheese from Myron Buey, 148 Buckeye Ave, Johnstown, $197,500, home • Cassie & Brandon Allshouse from Shawn Cutshall, 314 Alder Ave, Johnstown, $187,500, home • Troy & Sher Walker from Ryland Group Inc, 2707 Aylesbury Way, Johnstown, $268,000, home • Cheryl Snyder from Oakwood Homes LLC, 3831 Kenwood Cir, Johnstown, $231,300, home

Peak Cir, Windsor, $440,000, home • Michael & Angela Murphy from Federal Home Ln Mortgage Corp, 6042 Bay Meadows Dr, Windsor, $385,000, home • Holly Gonzalezmedina from Kenneth Kauffman, 1205 Kirkwood Ct, Windsor, $185,000, home • Lynn & Mary Friesen from Kristen Porter, 1386 Waterwood Dr, Windsor,

• Susan & Sara Gooch from Jeffrey Jenkins, 1024 Basin Ct, Windsor, $206,400, home • Nicholas & Danielle Krenz from Sage Homes LLC, 623 Shoshone Ct, Windsor, $266,700, home • Saint LLC from Winter Farm Windsor LLC, 663 Shoshone, Windsor, $140,000, home

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970.669-1234

229 ROSSUM DRIVE, LOVELAND

5548 STONE CHURCH COURT, LOVELAND

Elegant, Lakefront home located on 8/10 acre lot, fully landscaped with 100’s of trees and shrubs, 4+ car garage, Circle drive, 3 bedrooms includes main floor master suite w/5 piece bath, walkin closet, two gas log fireplaces, Great room overlooks lake and mountains. Wood fireplace in lower recreation room

Mariana Cove beauty. Spacious two story with walkout finished basement, Hardwood entry with curved staircase, Kitchen with Silestone island & Dacor 6 burner gas cooktop, Formal dining room, and classic tiled sunroom perfect for your red geraniums. Custom floorplan to maximize the spectacular views of Boedecker Lake and mountains. $450,000 MLS #659284

$985,000 MLS #657603

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Windsor • Gregory & Ashle Synowka from Michael Foster, 1681 Colorado River Dr, Windsor, $296,000, home • Erick Drescher from Steve Schmidt, 901 Scotch Pine Dr, Windsor, $195,200, home • Michael Whatley from Paul Dorweiler, 8817 Longs

$211,000, home • Kenneth & Linda Saliga from John Chambers, 1152 Tipi Ring Ct, Windsor, $412,000, home • Steven Bunten from Cathy Haberkorn, 433 Crystal Beach Dr, Windsor, $360,000, home • Daniel & Ashley Chase from Highland Meadows Development I, 7351 Balcarrick Ct, Windsor, $443,100, home

driedel@remax.net www.RiedelGroup.com 535 MARCELLINA DRIVE, LOVELAND Mariana Glen two story with finished basement. Everything is “top” of the line. 2 family rooms (each with gas log fireplace), awesome kitchen with granite countertops and island, formal dining (13 x 11), 5 bedrooms, huge oversize 3 car garage. This home will astound you! $425,000 MLS # 648474

2001 PONDEROSA PLACE, LOVELAND Top of the the world views, Loveland to the east, Rockies to the west. Huge rooms: Kitchen 31 x 16, Living room 37 x 20, Dining room 20 x 19, Master 21 x 17. 4+ car garage, decks on both sides of house. 7/10 acre lot. $595,000 MLS # 656245

Berthoud • Timothy & Rachelle Clegg from William Cross, 1720 Chaparro Cir, Berthoud, $479,000, home • Jason Hughes from Charles Johnson, 806 N 4th St, Berthoud, $175,000, home • Sapphire LLC from Randy Lofquist, 4155 Highplains Dr, Berthoud, $2,060,000, home

Estes Park • Richard & Kimberly Kilgore from Chapin Marital Trust, 465 Marcus Ln, Estes Park, $325,000, home • Bettye Walsh from Majorie Angle, 1679 Hallett Heights Dr, Estes Park, $236,000, home • Megan Lindeman from Federal Home Ln Mortgage Corp, 1039 Sutton Ln, Estes Park, $180,000, home • Richard & Sara Barkley from Earl Mccrea, 742 Black Canyon Dr, Estes Park, $289,000, home • Douglas & Donna Vojta from Donna Messmer, 1061 Otis Ln, Estes Park, $340,000, home

Johnstown • Paul & Melissa Matheny from Fannie Mae, 343 Moss Rock Way, Johnstown, $208,000, home • Kent Curtis from Fed Home Loan Mtg Corp, 606

750 W. Eisenhower Blvd., Loveland

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OPEN SUNDAY 1-4 P.M. 2052 Stage Coach Dr, Milliken

OPEN SATURDAY 1-3 P.M. 1898 Abbey Ct, Loveland

OPEN SATURDAY 1-3 P.M. 5912 Long Branch, Loveland

Beautiful former model home. 42” cherry cab, hardwood flrs & granite countertops, stainless steel apl. Great room has tile fireplace. Fully fenced, landscaped corner lot w/a covered patio w/a fire pit. Lots of space in finished 3 car garage plus security system.

Very Nice 2 Story Home close to Hospitals, Shopping, Dining, & Biking Trails. Home has been very well taken care of & features New Laminate Flooring in Kitchen & New Carpet in Master Bedroom.

This exceptional home speaks pride of ownership. An overlooked value! Compare with any home you have seen. Beautifully updated on 2.33 irrigated acres with scenic Mtn. views. “Bring” your animals!!

$239,900 | MLS #662007

$439,000 | MLS #655303

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$224,900 | MLS #658868

218-9160

391-8982

690-1596

OPEN SATURDAY 2 P.M. SHARP! www.505-5thSt.com, Berthoud

OPEN SUNDAY 1 P.M. SHARP! www.4997ValleyOak.com

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Ranch style,great investment opportunity, residential or commercial; large master, walk-in closet; easy maintenance tile floors on main level; family room great for entertaining; Shaded patio.

Lovely lake view with boat access! 5 bedroom, 4 Bathroom; main floor master; gourmet kitchen has island; great room with fireplace; walk-out basement; 3-car garage.

Come home to the country! Gourmet kitchen, finished basement, 5-bedroom, 3 Bathroom; wonderful deck, outside storage, beautiful landscaping, horse property, corral, tackroom.

$492,500 | MLS #647550

$225,000 | MLS #661764

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$440,000 | MLS #654641

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JUST LISTED 397 E 48th St, Loveland

2870 Kyle Circle, Loveland

1408 Maple Dr, Berthoud

Corner Lot, RV Parking, Large Fenced Yard, EZ access to FTC & shopping. 5BR, 3BA, 2 Car Garage, A/C, Open Floor Plan, Master with ¾ Bath. Close to Kroh Park. Quick close possible. Call to see!

Custom 2-story on almost 3/4 acre. Kitchen w/ island, walk in pantry, tile counters, double ovens. Master has private deck w/ views, fireplace, sitting room & 5 piece bath. WALKOUT bsmt w/ room for home theater & pool table.

4bed/4ba in North Berthoud. Newer windows, wood floors, granite counters, furnace, A/C, appliances. Master w/ walk in closet, 4 piece bath w/jetted tub. Brick Gas Fireplace, covered back patio, RV/Boat parking & more. No HOA fees!

$210,000 | MLS #661465

$500,000 | MLS #629663

$260,000 | MLS #656768

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Artist Dream Studio Mountain Get-Away - Right In Town!

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5200 Crystal Lane Loveland, 80538 $339,900

970-962-6832 Artists’ dream home, perfect for any studio! A mountain mobile

type get-away right in town. A-frame home that is meticulously cared for. Access decks or balconies from nearly every room. Newer stainless steel appliances & maple cabinets. Light & bright sunroom accessible from master bedroom & kitchen. Oversized 2-car attached garage and separate 728 sqft heated garage and carport. 3rd bedroom currently used as a family room. Beautiful landscaping, mature trees and an in-ground pool. Square footage includes detached bonus room/ office. This one is a must see! MLS# 657935

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Avoid effects of tree scorch honeylocust trees were in full fall color, brilliantly yellow against the blue sky. In early October this might be a cause for joy, but when it happens at the end of July, it spells trouble. “What’s wrong with the tree?” is a question Disease, insects and herbicide are all possible frequently asked in our office at this time of suspects being considered by Ken Wicklund, the season. And for the most part, the answer City Forester in Longmont, who had also been is: tree scorch and symptoms of lack of winter out to examine the trees. Though he doesn’t water. yet know the cause, he took a moment to urge Winter is a tough time for folks to think of caution on using weed killers around trees. watering trees, what with all of that chilly “The problem is the amount people use; they weather and bare branches. But roots dehydrate in dry soils, and this past winter was bone give the weeds a little extra spray to be sure to dry. Here’s the surprise for most people: the re- kill them,” he said. “And some are really harmsult of no winter water is seen in mid-summer, ful to trees.” Care should be taken when using any product in your landscape; read and follow when trees struggle with scorched leaves. the label instructions. Yes, it seems counter-intuitive, but if you don’t have the roots to support a lush canopy, Don’t forget the effect of heat reflected from the leaves lose water faster than the stunted bright surfaces, especially on conifers. Lightroot system can replace. This means leaves colored siding gets hot, particularly on south brown for seemingly no reason and drop from or west sides. Symptoms become obvious folthe tree. lowing hot, dry weather in late summer. Evergreens may have tip dieback of needles, proIf your tree is starting to look peaked in the summer heat, check the leaves. Look for evenly gressing from the tree’s top, moving downward discolored spots, typically from the tips inward and from outer branches inward. (although not always). The discolored area has You can’t cure the tree, but you can help it no rings, halos of colors, or spores — if you see be healthier next year. Try deep watering to a any of those things, you should suspect fungus depth of 12 to 18 inches once a month in sumor bacteria. mer and winter. Organic mulch under trees On pines, the needles will brown with no helps reduce moisture loss, but avoid polyethyrings or banding, becoming brittle and dry. De- lene plastic under mulches — use porous weed ciduous trees may loose a bit of canopy at this fabrics instead. time as well, in response to high heat and low water. This is normal, but if the tree loses a lot Carol O’Meara is with of the canopy, it’s probably under too much stress. CSU Extension in Other culprits besides lack of winter water Boulder County. are low relative humidity, wind, soil with high Contact her at salt concentrations, compacted soil, new con303-678-6238 or struction near the tree, and plastic weed barricomeara@co ers. In short, anything that interferes with the .boulder.co.us. tree getting water. Near where I live a shocking sight caused me to swerve to the curb, hop out Front Range Gardening of the car and take photos. Several Lindens and

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