Corken Corner Blog

5 Types of Home Inspections: Are You Getting the Right One?

For most homebuyers, they know that no matter how much they love a house, getting it inspected before closing the deal is essential.Homebuyers often add an inspection contingency to their offers, which means you can back out of the deal if a significant problem is revealed. Given how an inspection can protect buyers from a lot, it’s no surprise that most homebuyers get one done. However, do you know what type of home inspection you need?Our team at Corken + Company felt this guide to home inspections useful for any curious about what kind of inspection you may need!   Mold inspection: Most …

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What You Need To Know if You’re Thinking About Building a Home

If you’re ready to move up, you may be trying to decide between buying a home that’s already on the market or building a home. With the low supply of homes available for sale today, you’re probably willing to consider either avenue. While home builders are doing everything they can to help narrow the supply shortage, factors outside of their control cause delays.Here are some of the key challenges homebuilders are experiencing today and how they could impact your plans. Knowing what’s happening in the industry can help you make an informed decision.    Supply Chain Issues: The first roadblock builders are dealing with is the …

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Guilt-Free Ways To Refuel Yourself

Burnout and exhaustion may be on the horizon if you’re busy taking care of everybody and everything. Our team at Corken + Company found these tips for self-care for parents from experts and allies in parenting, to be helpful in navigating parenting in times of such intense burnout!  The life coach says: “Self-care is the key to refueling yourself, but the way you think about self-care might be making you more stressed. When you frame it as a “supposed to,” it can feel like just another item on your to-do list. Did you go to the gym? Drink your green …

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A guide to Colorado’s Best Spas

Winter or summer, snow or sunshine, skiing or hiking season, Coloradans are always outside. Our at Corken + Company feels there’s something to be said for taking a few days off to rest, refuel and restore our bodies before hitting the slopes or hiking trails again. Whether you’re in need of a staycation or you want to plan a self-care road trip with your friends, a trip to one of Colorado’s best spas will help you feel re-energized, any time of year. Here is a list of some of Colorado’s best spas.   Spa at St Julien: 900 Walnut St., …

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Mortgage Goals: Which One Is Right for You?

You did it, you finally bought the perfect mid-century modern home with a spacious backyard to entertain your family and friends. You even scored an outstanding mortgage loan with a fantastic 30-year fixed rate. Well done! So you can sit back and relax for three decades, right? As long as you’re budgeting each month for that mortgage payment—for the next 360 months—you’re good to go? Or, maybe now is the exact right time to set some long-term mortgage goals. Just as each homeowner is unique, your mortgage goals are, too. Setting long-term goals may be the best financial decision for you to …

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6 of Denver’s Best Coffee Shops

When it comes to coffee, some of the best brews are located in Denver. Roasters are popping up on seemingly every block for residents who know their Chemex from their Aeropress. Because there are so many Denver coffee shops to choose from, the team here at Corken + Company felt this list would be perfect for some inspiration on which ones to check out first!  1. Boxcar Coffee Roasters: 1825 Pearl St  Boulder, CO 80302 This roastery supplies plenty of Denver establishments, but they have a shop in Boulder which is worth a visit. From single-origin espresso to a cardamom-rose …

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