Corken Corner Blog

Curb Appeal

Instant Curb Appeal

The exterior of your home is the first impression that buyers will get. Whether you’re thinking of renovating your current home of you’ve purchased a property that needs an exterior update, we’re here to help. Here are four steps to help refresh your home’s exterior:   Starting Again: When it comes to older brick homes you may not have the

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Yardwork Tips

Seven Yardwork Tips

Summer weather is in full swing for many Coloradans. Get started on making your yard look incredible with these tips from us here at Corken + Company.   Get Your Garden in Gear: As long as you find plants that are suited for your region’s temperature, your summer lawn care can start at the first sign of decent weather. Let

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Selling your Home

Selling Strategically

A Seller’s Checklist   The Colorado Real Estate market is an exciting place to be for sellers these days. Now more than ever it is crucial to have an experienced agent by your side to help get the most out of your experience selling. Corken + Company is here to help you through every step of the selling process. Here

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Colorado Real Estate Market- May 2021

June 2021: Market Update

May 2021 proved that even with a somewhat exhausting and competitive market for buyers,  there is simply no slowing up the Denver Metro market. It continues to be a hot time to sell, with active listings down 20% from April and homes spending an average of 11 days on the market, down 15% from last month. Average home prices have

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Real Estate Transaction

10 Big Real Estate Blunders (and how to avoid them)

Corken + Company has been in the real estate game for over 20 years. Throughout that time we have learned a lot about mistakes that are made while buying and selling properties. Our job is to help you go through your real estate process seamlessly and avoid some of the common mistakes. Here are some of the easy mistakes to

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Corken + Company Real Estate Group

12 Questions to Help Find the Right Real Estate Agent

The current Colorado Denver Metro Real Estate market is hot – really hot. It is obvious to anyone buying or selling a home that the market is hard to navigate alone right now. With a low inventory of homes for sale and an abundance of Denver Metro Realtors, selecting the right professional to work with is more important than ever.

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Understanding Real Estate Investments

Understanding your Investment

Real estate is one of the best investments an individual or family can make. Here at Corken + Company we see the value in owning a property for long term benefits and growth. However, when it comes to investing in real estate it is important to choose a group that has extensive experience in the market to keep your investments

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Donate fresh grown produce

Donating Fresh Produce to Neighbors

One thing we have all learned from the COVID era is that community is crucial to survival. We all need to lend a helping hand to get through these trying times.   Here at Corken + Company we place a high value on stepping in and serving our local community. Here are a few amazing resources that bring fresh produce

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dog digging in yard

Tips for a Pet-Friendly Yard

In Colorado it is common to see multiple people out with their dogs on a walk. We are a very pet friendly state, and we here at Corken + Company love our furry friends. Here are a few tips for a pet-friendly yard.   Avoid Toxic Plants: The ASPCA has a list of more than 400 plants that are harmful

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Gardening

A Bountiful Veggie Garden

Growing your own food is an exciting and beneficial experience. One benefit to owning your own home is the ability to create your very own paradise, which can include things like a beautiful vegetable garden. Here are a few tips:   Soil: Soils, especially Denver’s dense clay, often needs to be enhanced with well-draining organic materials to prevent plants from

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