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February 5, 2011

Trendy Colors

Blue and white decor has classic appeal By Patricia Sheridan

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Practically the definition of “classic,” the blue-and-white color scheme never really goes out of style. The spotlight just drifts from time to time while other more trendy looks get attention. It’s center stage again, and as vivid and crisp as ever. Designer Barclay Butera used the color combo all over his main showroom during the International Home Furnishings Market in High Point last fall. Like a cool breeze, the pieces will be in showrooms just in time to freshen your home for summer. His Barclay Butera Home and Barclay Butera Lifestyle collections feature fabrics he designed for Kravet, such as a bold cobalt-and-white stripe on the sofa and the oversized check pattern on the chaise. “Quintessential blue and white is my alltime go-to for a fresh, crisp, clean interior. This color palette is so versatile that I can use it in any project. Of course, beach is a classic, but it also translates beautifully in a rugged mountain environment or a serene desert retreat,” Butera says To add to the symmetry, he created a

Whistler White Lacquered side chair with blue-and-white-striped upholstery from Barclay Butera. (SHNS/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Barclay Butera blue-and-white sofa. (SHNS/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

paint line with Benjamin Moore that coordinates with his Kravet fabrics. The paints will also be available this spring. Somerset Bay, which uses the tag line “The Colors of a Life Well-Lived,” featured several blue-and-white pieces at the market. The Pamplico half-round cabinet was painted vanilla bean with a deep blueberry interior visible through the curved glass door. The same color combo was used on the Topsail Decorated Chest. Featuring a japanning finishing technique, the bowfront is illustrated with hand-painted scenes in blue against a vanilla background. It’s a look reminiscent of Worcester blue-and-white porcelain from mid1700s England or the ever-popular blueand-white Delftware from the Netherlands dating back to the 16th century. But this pairing goes back even further, to the Middle East and China. Ming Dynasty blue-and-white porcelain is a coveted collector’s item, as is the blue-and-white pottery made for export from China. Century Furniture tapped into that Far East motif by upholstering the Pagoda Piz-

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zazz love seat in blue pagodas against an antique white. The back is shaped to echo the silhouette of the pagoda. Century also showed a deep-indigo velvet to cover its button-tufted, rolled-arm two-cushion sofa for the Signature Collection. Palecek was showing a lot of blue and white on wicker and rattan sofas, chairs and pillows as well as decorative accessories. The pillows, which can be used inside or out, sport sea-horse, crab or sea-turtle motifs in white against a navy background with white piping. Miles Talbott and the Joe Ruggiero “House of Blues” fabric collection for Sunbrella was all about the darkest blue and the brightest white. Ruggiero explains that his travels influence his design and color ideas. “We have been working on this coloration and this year hit the right formula,” he says. So look for those classic navy, indigo and cobalt blues to be popping against all shades of white this season.

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Blue and white furniture defines a a classic style and comfort in a room. (SHNS/Pittsburgh-Gazette)

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Create a place to entertain Metro Services

“No matter where I serve my guests, it seems they like my kitchen best.” This saying has adorned wall plaques in many people’s kitchens, and for most individuals the sentiment is quite true. The kitchen tends to be the gathering place for the family. When thinking about renovating the kitchen, it pays to have entertaining in mind. It is widely known that improvements to kitchens and bathrooms often reap the greatest return on investment. When making changes to the kitchen, paying attention to the importance of kitchen entertaining can make the room even more valuable – should a homeowner choose to sell at a later point in time. Gearing renovations around kitchen entertaining also can make the space desireable for current homeowners. Here are some renovation decisions to consider that can make the kitchen an ideal gathering spot. • Space: The best kitchens for entertaining are roomy and feature an open floor plan. For homeowners who have limited space, the first decision may be to expand the kitchen by building an extension on the home or taking down a wall. Many homeowners find that spacious eat-inkitchens are preferable over a small kitchen and formal dining area. • Multiple islands: Instead of one large island, consider two islands. They are less cumbersome, making it easier for guests to easily traverse the kitchen. One island can be set up with a prep sink and wine cooler, while the other can feature a countertopmounted induction stovetop for convenience and safety. • Company cleanup: Think about large sinks that can accommodate tall pots and pans, such as a double-basin apron sink. Drawer-style dishwashers can be installed so delicate china and glassware can be washed separately from grimy pots. • Gathering niche: A butler’s pantry or another alcove equipped with beverage center enables guests to gather in an area away from the main cooking and preparation space.

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Enjoying the beauty and soothing vibe of a houseplant is easy. Keeping it from drooping and dying takes more work. • Many people kill their houseplants with kindness – the greenery succumbs to oversaturated roots. “No. 1: Don’t overwater,” says Joan Coulat of Capital Nursery in Sacramento, Calif. “People water them until they’re drowned.” Such species as sansevierias need water only every two to three weeks. Others get by with weekly watering. The key is to feel the soil; water when it starts to feel dry. Ideally, put water in a saucer under the pot and let it wick upward. • The ideal “soil” is actually soil-less potting medium, a mix that stays moist but drains quickly. Don’t use garden soil – dirt won’t work. Instead, use a mix of perlite, peat moss, sphagnum moss, orchid bark and charcoal. Also, don’t put rocks at the bottom of the pot to improve drainage; that keeps the plant from drawing water up. • Choose the right size pot for the plant. “When you put a little plant in a big pot, it rots,” Coulat says. “The soil stays too wet and it dies.” When repotting, choose a container an inch or two larger in diameter than the previous container. • Keep the plant clean. Dust it regularly and occasionally give it a shower. Place the plant in the bathtub and gently rinse off its leaves with tepid water. That allows the leaves to work and stay healthy. • Plants need light to grow. Most houseplants thrive in bright indirect light, the kind found near an east-facing window. Under fluorescent light, plants do well with eight hours a day. • Fertilize your houseplant once or twice a month. Coulat recommends diluting houseplant food and feeding every time you water. • Some houseplants, particularly ferns and orchids, appreciate higherthan-normal humidity. Mist them occasionally. • According to research, two to three large houseplants can clean the air in a 100- to 150-square-foot room, a typical bedroom or den. For maximum effect, place plants in your “breathing zone,” within 6 to 8 square feet of where you normally sit or lie. But remember: They need light to survive.

Our hearts might be filled with fancy, plants, animals and us.” Because the key to but our loved ones know where our minds great landscapes begins with healthy soil, really are: on plants and the growing seaReeder offers tips on how to get that garson in front of us. Sure, we den gold. won’t turn down a box of Not all you see is dirt, says chocolates or a bouquet of the soil savant; healthy soils flowers, but if cupid isn’t are 50 percent solids, 50 perarriving armed with seeds, he cent pore space for air and wamight as well fling those arter, and 100 percent difficult to rows at those whose heads are get in the average Colorado in the clouds, instead of on the garden. Gardening gurus sing earth. the praises of different organic Gardeners start jonesing for matter, but essentially they spring in February, impatient Carol O’Meara all accomplish the same thing: for the weather to warm. Colorado State nourish the organisms living Our moments of distraction University Extension in soil. start getting longer, and like “If you don’t have active an itch under the skin, only critters doing what they’re one thing will soothe us: hour upon made to do, you have dead soil,” Reeder hour of listening to someone talk about says. “They improve soil tilth (the plants. ability of soils to support growth). At the eighth annual High Plains LandOrganisms exude sticky stuff – kind of a scape Workshop, Feb. 26 at the Fort micro-poop – that glues soil particles Collins Senior Center, you’ll be able to together. This increases the size of pore scratch that itch with classes on soil, vegspace, so roots can breathe and spread etables and perfect plant design. A out.” fundraiser for the Gardens on Spring But not all amendments are created Creek, the event specializes in real-world equal; some are dangerous over the long gardening for homeowners on the Front term. Reeder takes participants through a Range. primer on which amendment is best. Once Getting down to earth means getting you’ve gotten into the dirt, explore edible your hands in the soil, and the opening possibilities for our area, then adjourn for speaker, Dr. Jean Reeder, Colorado a delicious lunch and socializing with othState University consultant, will wow er gardeners. you with her presentation of Soil Savvy: The keynote for the event is author A Key to Successful Front Range GardenScott Calhoun of ZonaGardens in Tucson, ing. Ariz. A columnist in Sunset and “The bottom line is that soil is a living contributing editor for Horticulture system, providing the fundamental supmagazines, Calhoun will take you on a port for all terrestrial life,” says the retired tour de force of designer plant combinaUSDA Agriculture Research Service soil tions in his seminar Perfect Plant scientist. “We need to feed and nurture Combinations. Perennial pairings, our soils so they can feed and nurture the waves of grasses, accent plants and ideal

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February 5, 2011

Market shows buying high, selling low

Dave Wagner

Longmont Association of Realtors

Have you ever wished you could stop buying high and selling low? It happens in the stock market and it happens in real estate. If a person would review the chart reflecting local markets throughout the past five years, they could clearly see a turn. If people think they want to buy a home or trade up, now is obviously the time to consider the best case scenario. People may be selling low, but they would be buying-up low, too. However, the problem if one waits too long as a seller is that the higher priced home they may want may soon be running away from them while they are trying to get more for the house they are in. Looking at the trends, people can see that interest rates have spurred an increase in what people will spend for a home. Every day people wait to price their home for sale, the house they want may be moving away from them price wise. Some have suggested they should have bought when rates were lower. Look at the mortgage chart and see if that is a good statement. The fact is, rates are amazing. The year has started as forecast. There are an incredible number of showings being set on limited existing inventory, and homes are getting of-

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Q: I have a fixed 15-year mortgage at I’m a little worried and don’t want to a rate of 5.75 percent from 2002. I have get myself in a financial bind. been able to accelerate my payments A: This may be a good deal for the bank, and have two years left on and it may be a terrible deal for the mortgage. I only have a you. Why? balance of $25,000. First, you’re getting a loan Recently, I put in an offer that carries a variable interest to buy an investment home rate. The payoff time is 20 for around $85,000. I talked years, which is longer than to my lender about getting a your first loan. The interest rate new mortgage and home eqin that time can jump, and you uity line of credit (HELOC) didn’t mention a cap on the inon my house. I would then terest rate, which means you’re use that to buy the investIlyce Glink leaving yourself wide open to ment home. Tribune Media Services hyperinflation. My lender convinced me Second, today’s interest rates that I would be better off are still at near-historic lows. getting a new HELOC mortgage for You’re far better off getting a new 15-year $110,000 with an interest rate of prime loan on your property. The interest rate plus 1.5 percent. I could draw on the will be in the low- to mid-4 percent range, loan throughout the next 10 years but and it will be fixed. would have to repay the loan in full in If you need a HELOC on your first home 20 years. One advantage of the loan is to get enough money to buy the investthat it would have no closing costs and ment property, fine. You should have plenwould give me some flexibility on what I ty of equity in your current home to hanpay them back on a monthly basis. dle both loans. But focus on getting that Will I end up paying more interest on loan paid off as quickly as possible. what is left on my current mortgage if I Ilyce R. Glink’s latest book is “Buy, Close, Move In!” pay it off using the HELOC? Should I If you have questions, you can call her radio show just continue paying my current mortat 800-972-8255 any Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 1 gage as usual? Is a HELOC a good idea? p.m. EST. Contact Ilyce through her website at And do these rates look good to you? www.thinkglink.com.

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Dear Helaine and Joe: Charles M. Schulz, the creator of “Peanuts,” and my grandfather were pen pals and this sketch was sent to him for his birthday. The drawing is approximately 24 inches high by 12 inches wide and is inscribed “From Snoopy to Mr. Mike (my grandfather’s dog) in honor of Doctor Bob Kane’s birthday!” and signed “Charles M. Schulz.” The drawing is framed and is only slightly creased. Should we have this piece insured? Thank you, D.C.H. Dear D.C.H.L: Charles M. Schulz was born in Minneapolis on Nov. 26, 1922, and comic strips always played a part in his life. His nickname, for example, was “Sparky,” which came from

a horse prominently featured in the popular comic, “Barney Google.” We feel that the extensive personalized greeting on this piece reduces the value considerably. But it is a good size and probably has an insurance-replacement value in the $1,200 to $1,800 range. So yes, have it insured.


February 5, 2011

Mortgage rates to rise, still remain low First the bad news: That 4.2 percent 30year fixed mortgage rate some borrowers were lucky enough to snag in November? It’s history. Now the good news: Despite a weekslong run-up from that trough, mortgage rates are still historically low and aren’t expected to rise more than another half percent – or less – in 2011, according to economists and analysts. “The bottom in rates is behind us,” says Freddie Mac’s Chief Economist Frank Nothaft. “That’s not to say today’s rates are high. They’re not. Aside from what we experienced the last couple of months, these are the lowest rates we have seen since the 1950s.” Still, Nothaft says, “I do think they will be higher at the end of 2011 than (the end of) 2010.” Cameron Findlay, chief economist at LendingTree, believes 30-year fixed rates will rise to about 5.25 percent in 2011. “We don’t expect any significant rise from that point,” Findlay adds. The Mortgage Bankers Association, in its most recent rate forecast on Dec. 17, is a tad more bearish, predicting rates will climb to 5.5 percent by the end of 2011 and “above the 6 percent mark” in 2012. What caused rates to bounce off their November lows? Inflation fears. The Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing program, or QE2, was designed to inject massive amounts of capital into the nation’s banks. The goal: banks will be so brimming with cash they will start making more long-term loans, such as mortgages. Inflation fears stoked investors to abandon bonds, which had the effect of pushing up 10-year treasury yields in recent weeks. Mortgage rates track those yields. Further, the extension of the Bush tax cuts in December 2010 encouraged investors to choose stocks, yet another reason bonds started paying higher rates. “Inflation is a real concern and investors are trading on that,” Findlay says. “And it is all driven from the excess liquidity. We can’t maintain that level of excess liquidity long-term without it creating inflation.” Though the higher mortgage rates caught consumers off guard – and put a real damper on the refinancing boom lenders were enjoying – today’s levels closely mirror a normal market, economists contend. Rates stuck in the low- or mid-4 percent range would mean the economy is declining and in a double-dip recession. “We have gotten some encouraging eco-

nomic news over the last couple of weeks and it looks like we will see income growth,” Nothaft says. “We will see more job growth and we will be in an environment where core inflation will remain in check at a relatively low level.” The economic indicator most closely hinged to housing, all agree, is unemployment. And even the most optimistic projections for 2011 are uncomfortably high. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke recently warned: “We may be years away from having normal unemployment again.” Still, economists interviewed for this article forecast a slow whittling of the jobless rate through 2011 – to about 9 or 9.2 percent. “We all wish it was more robust, but it is moving in the right direction,” Nothaft says. That’s not true for home prices, however. Nothaft sees housing values bottoming out in the first half, then slowly rising. Findlay says prices nationally have fallen about 28 percent peak to trough; he thinks they will drop another couple. Pete Flint, CEO of Trulia.com, a realty research firm, is less hopeful. He sees a decline of 5 to 7 percent nationally – more in highly stressed markets – and doesn’t foresee recovery until 2012. “All in all, I expect 2011 to be another volatile year for real estate,” Flint says. “Prices will fall, with the exception of a few cities, which will lead us out of this housing recession, and mortgages will become even harder to get. Mortgage rates will rise, though they will still be quite low in the historic scheme of things.” For consumers with jobs, that means improved housing affordability. “For those who have the financial resources, this is the time to be in the market to take a look,” Nothaft says. Those who can afford the larger monthly payment could find a 15-year-fixed, with rates closer to 4 than 5 percent. “The problem is,” says Flint, “even an incremental boost (in rates) will cause an increase in monthly mortgage payments for would-be buyers, and may even price out some out of the market.” While consumers who didn’t get around to refinancing may be kicking themselves, it might still make sense. Even those whose homes have declined in value may qualify for the Obama administration’s Making Home Affordable refinancing program. But don’t wait – it expires in June. Findlay says that, particularly in periods of volatility, there is a great disparity in rates out there. The bottom line, Findlay says: “It pays for consumers to shop around.”

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February 5, 2011 Real Estate Transactions are supplied by Prospects Unlimited Inc., www.prospectsunlimited.com.

Longmont • Frank Newberry from US Bank, 13754 County Road 1, Longmont, $140,900, home • Terry Vivo from Daniel Shank, 8917 Prairie Knoll Dr, Longmont, $620,000, home • Zhenda Mu from 1430 Twin Sisters Limited, 1430 Twin Sisters Dr, Longmont, $150,000, home • Terance & June Dillon from Boulder Creek Kingsbridge LLC, 1538 Venice Ln, Longmont, $243,200, home • Edward & Dianne Petersen from Michael Butler, 867 Glenarbor Cir, Longmont, $350,000, home • Scott & Janice Woodrum from Federal Home Loan Mortgage, 1855 3rd Ave, Longmont, $205,000, home • Douglas & Susan Gibbs from David Freeman, 2112 Creekside Dr, Longmont, $590,000, home • Jill Griffith from John Hafer, 1513 Pinewood Ct, Longmont, $202,000, home • Daniel Lehman from Stephen Holley, 8813 N 119th St, Longmont, $525,000, home • Sherrie Dowtymontano from William Mannatt, 6489 Ute Hwy, Longmont, $215,000, home • Jo LLLP from US Bank National Trustee, 50 E 5th Ave, Longmont, $43,000, home • Lucian Fruchey from Richard Wisotzkey, 645 Penhurst Cir, Longmont, $300,000, home • Thomas Redmond from MS Strong LLC, 1804 Skyway Dr Unit A, Longmont, $70,000, condo Berthoud • William & Laura Schmoll from Dennis Robbins Carpentry Inc, 1717 Exeter St, Berthoud, $314,000, home Dacono • Resident from Christopher Ingmire, 131 2nd St, Dacono, $112,900, home

• Tamrick Inc from Eagle Meadow LLC, 5323 Peregrine Rd, Dacono, $50,500, home • Jason Aaron from Jeffrey Sbei, 321 4th St, Dacono, $184,000, home Erie • Harvey Blair from Fed Home Loan Mtg Corp, 3269 State Highway 52, Erie, $90,500, home • Camren Asay from Fannie Mae, 1926 Alpine Dr, Erie, $373,000, home • Kyle & Rebecca Hamlin from Federal Home Loan Mortgage, 659 Mathews Cir, Erie, $262,500, home • Gaube LLC from Erie Crossing LLC, 3240 Village Vista Dr, Erie, $2,530,000, home • Matthew & Mary Stanek from Frank Norris, 2829 Eagle Dr, Erie, $480,000, home • Erik & Catherine McElwain from Thomas Teeple, 3000 Blue Sky Cir Unit 11-107, Erie, $120,000, condo Firestone • Dean & Connie Wenn from Mary Disneyschwabel, 6641 Sage Ave, Firestone, $262,400, home • Cheryl Underhill from Fannie Mae, 6560 Stagecoach Ave, Firestone, $205,000, home • Harlan & Yvonne Gunther from HSBC Bank USA, 10261 Echo Cir, Firestone, $127,500, home Fort Lupton • Enrique Chico from Bank New York Mellon, 1159 Cottonwood Ave, Fort Lupton, $124,300, home • Matthew Schwettman from Government Natl Mtg Assoc, 1305 Pacific Ct, Fort Lupton, $110,000, home • Bell LLC from Homesales Inc, 1006 Pacific Way, Fort Lupton, $60,000, home • Kenneth Platt from Robert Tregemba, 10343 County Road 39, Fort Lupton, $385,000, home • Larry Lynch from BFY LLC, 5770 Weld County Road 15, Fort Lupton, $300,000, home

Frederick • Jesse Austin from Deutsche Bank Natl Trust Co, 9020 Eldorado Ave, Frederick, $175,000, home • Michael Tomassoni from Daniel Prochoda, 5107 Dvorak Cir, Frederick, $211,000, home Niwot • Peter & Andrea Resnick from Anne McCullick, 6487 Cherry Ct, Niwot, $2,109,000, home Platteville • Sandra & Glendale Adkins from Citibank, 16523 Essex Rd N, Platteville, $409,900, home • Byron Richardson from Dorthy Watson, 1104 Main St, Platteville, $108,000, home Foreclosures – notice of election and demand • Borrower: Michael Haslett, Lender: Chase Home Finance LLC, Amount: $256,674, Property: 966 5th St, Berthoud, Filed: 01/21/11 • Borrower: Robert & Betty Cole, Lender: Mile High Banks Na, Amount: $211,860, Property: 435 W County Road 10E, Berthoud, Filed: 01/24/11 • Borrower: Jose & Maria Nunez, Lender: The Bank Of New York Mellon, Amount: $110,873, Property: 1201 MacCormack Ct, Dacono, Filed: 01/20/11 • Borrower: Hector Martinez, Lender: Wells Fargo Bank NA, Amount: $168,632, Property: 1060 Sunrise Cir, Dacono, Filed: 01/21/11 • Borrower: David & Ann Leggett, Lender: Chase Home Finance LLC, Amount: $289,457, Property: 1173 Village Cir 1173, Erie, Filed: 01/20/11 • Borrower: Right Sky Properties LLC, Lender: Colorado Capital Bank, Amount: $1,800,102, Property: 3120 Village Vista Dr 104, Erie, Filed: 01/21/11 • Borrower: Right Sky Properties LLC, Lender: Colorado Capital Bank, Amount: $1,369,046, Property: 3100 Village Vista Dr, Erie, Filed: 01/21/11

• Borrower: Robert & Helena Krieger, Lender: Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, Amount: $292,000, Property: 2584 Lilac Cir, Erie, Filed: 01/24/11 • Borrower: Christina Stephens, Lender: BAC Home Loans Servicing LP, Amount: $336,614, Property: 2007 Kinnikinnick Dr, Erie, Filed: 01/26/11 • Borrower: Sidney & Valerie McMullen, Lender: BAC Home Loans Servicing LP, Amount: $275,038, Property: 5918 Booth Dr, Firestone, Filed: 01/20/11 • Borrower: Maria & Jason Crouse, Lender: Chase Home Finance LLC, Amount: $238,982, Property: 11438 Deerfield Dr, Firestone, Filed: 01/21/11 • Borrower: Florencio Chacon, Lender: Aurora Loan Services LLC, Amount: $173,524, Property: 10471 Cimmarron St, Firestone, Filed: 01/24/11 • Borrower: Jose & Claudia Garcia, Lender: Chase Home Finance LLC, Amount: $140,338, Property: 1011 Applewood Ave, Fort Lupton, Filed: 01/24/11 • Borrower: Lloyd Morris, Lender: Colorado Housing And Finance, Amount: $199,098, Property: 25 E 4th Ave, Longmont, Filed: 01/12/11 • Borrower: Yadira & Joaquin Lechuga, Lender: Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, Amount: $185,145, Property: 200 Mumford Ave, Longmont, Filed: 01/20/11 • Borrower: Garrett & Deborah Quackenbush, Lender: HSBC Bank USA National Association, Amount: $758,000, Property: 8425 Firethorn Ct, Longmont, Filed: 01/20/11 • Borrower: Larry & Alta West, Lender: Citimortgage Inc, Amount: $179,439, Property: 1221 Bross St, Longmont, Filed: 01/20/11 • Borrower: Ernest Owen & Ada Kelley, Lender: Chase Home Finance LLC, Amount: $136,741,

Laminate floors offer good alternative Article Resource Association

You love the look of natural wood flooring but are afraid to install hardwood because you know the floor will take a beating from the kids, dogs and the heavy dayto-day traffic all too common in modern family life. But you don’t have to sacrifice high style

looks for boring sensibility when considering a new flooring option in your home – not if you choose laminate, that is. Today’s best laminates combine the realistic grain and texture of wood with high durability and scratch and indentation resistance that “authentic” wood floors don’t

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provide, according to Jeff Katz, director – laminate for Tarkett Residential, a leading provider of innovative and sustainable flooring. And not only are today’s laminates available at a fraction of the cost of real wood floors, but they’re right in sync with the latest designs. When shopping for laminate products

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Property: 335-337 Emery Dr, Longmont, Filed: 01/20/11 • Borrower: Joseph & Naomi Krokowski, Lender: Chase Home Finance LLC, Amount: $99,681, Property: 2127 Meadow Ct B, Longmont, Filed: 01/20/11 • Borrower: Linda & Gildardo Batrez, Lender: Bank Of America NA, Amount: $210,837, Property: 1758 Linden St, Longmont, Filed: 01/21/11 • Borrower: Promised Land Development LLC, Lender: Mile High Banks Na, Amount: $322,497, Property: 1035 Coffman St, Longmont, Filed: 01/20/11 • Borrower: James Aveline & Ronald McCoy, Lender: JPMorgan Chase Bank National Assoc, Amount: $152,873, Property: 2313 Emery Pl, Longmont, Filed: 01/21/11 • Borrower: Erin & Stephen West, Lender: Chase Home Finance LLC, Amount: $168,740, Property: 1536 Calkins Ave, Longmont, Filed: 01/25/11 • Borrower: Annetta Harris & Jason Connell, Lender: Federal National Mortgage Assoc, Amount: $143,632, Property: 1015 Alta St, Longmont, Filed: 01/25/11 • Borrower: Alison Scott & Matthew Sharpe, Lender: Citibank NA As Indenture Trustee, Amount: $288,520, Property: 7387 Glacier View Rd, Longmont, Filed: 01/25/11 • Borrower: Teresa Rodriguez, Lender: PNC Bank National Association, Amount: $173,930, Property: 1 S Gay Dr, Longmont, Filed: 01/26/11 • Borrower: Tina Meyer, Lender: Citimortgage Inc, Amount: $183,538, Property: 10653 Durango Pl, Longmont, Filed: 01/26/11 • Borrower: Idaho Creek Homeowners Assn, Lender: BAC Home Loans Servicing LP, Amount: $135,908, Property: 10450 Lower Ridge Rd, Longmont, Filed: 01/26/11

consumers should look for flooring that is engineered with sturdy inner core board layers – preferably ones that deliver high impact resistance (at least an IC3 rating). What’s more, creating a laminate flooring transformation in your home is a relatively simple DIY project. Many of today’s new laminate floors come in easy-toinstall planks that simply snap together without the need for messy glue or nails to pound.


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February 5, 2011

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