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A Checklist for Autumn Home & Garden Maintenance

A Checklist for Autumn Home & Garden Maintenance

Nothing quite says autumn like crisp air in the mornings, leaves bursting with color, and pumpkin spice in your coffee mug. The seasonal change is finally upon us in Colorado, and that means it’s time to prepare your home and garden for the winter weather ahead.   Here’s a handy checklist to ensure your home and garden are ready and well protected for the impending cold season:  Home ✓ Clear gutters and downspouts of debris. ✓ Read More »

4 Tips to Maximize the Natural Light in Your Home

4 Tips to Maximize the Natural Light in Your Home

Have you ever wondered if there is a single way to improve your vision, increase your productivity, and boost your mood? There is! Introducing . . . natural light. There are a plethora of benefits to capturing as much natural light in your home as possible, such as: Improved health Increased focus Reduced stress Energy savings And so many more! Berkeley homes are structurally designed to achieve maximum natural lighting. Featuring high ceilings and an Read More »

Work Spaces that Promote Efficient, Effective Study Time

Work Spaces that Promote Efficient, Effective Study Time

It’s August, and after a summer loaded with fun, the kids are back in school. Soon enough, homework will be on your kiddo’s nightly agenda, so now is the perfect time to prepare a place for him or her to develop productive study habits.  Potential study spaces abound in a Berkeley home: the kitchen island, a nook or loft, your child’s bedroom, or even a spare-room-turned-office. Wherever you choose to set up a study space, Read More »

Landscape Design: Keep It Water Wise

Landscape Design: Keep It Water Wise

You’ve bought a beautiful new Berkeley home, with a fresh contemporary exterior and an inviting, spacious interior and are ready to tackle your landscaping. Or perhaps are refreshing the landscaping at a home you’ve owned for a while. Does it express your style? It should!  Whether you prefer a tidy, grassy lawn or splashes of color and texture the likes of a botanical garden, it is imperative to keep irrigation in mind. In Colorado, we Read More »

Home Insurance: Are You Covered?

Home Insurance: Are You Covered?

In life there are things that we want to do and others that we must do. Flexing our “responsibility muscles” and buying home insurance falls into the latter category. But there is good news: although it may not be sexy, purchasing coverage for your home is one of the smartest decisions you can make to protect your greatest asset. Most mortgage lenders require homeowner insurance, but even if you’ve paid off your home, it’s wise Read More »

Building a House vs Buying: Which Should You Choose?

Building a House vs Buying: Which Should You Choose?

If you’re in the process of buying a new home, you’re probably considering which is the best option—building a house vs buying. Buying a home can be stressful; there are many unanswered questions, you have to contend with each family member’s needs and wishes, and of course there are budget constraints. In order to make life a little easier, we’re going to list a few points to consider when weighing your options of building a Read More »

Two-Story vs. Ranch: What are the Advantages?

Two-Story vs. Ranch: What are the Advantages?

If you were building a new home, would you choose a ranch or two-story floor plan? The popularity of each style has alternated over the years, with one gaining steam and then the other catching up. Today’s home builders tend to offer both options in order to suit lifestyle preferences for people of all ages and persuasions. To help you decide which one is best for you, we put together a list of some of Read More »

Helping Home Buyers Plant New Roots with a Spring Sales Promotion

Helping Home Buyers Plant New Roots with a Spring Sales Promotion

Award-winning Colorado homebuilder, Berkeley Homes, just announced their new “Plant New Roots” new home sales promotion. The promotion includes special incentives on quick move-in and coming soon homes at each of its Denver metro area communities. The incentive can be used toward a price reduction, closing costs, rate buy-down or appliances at any of the communities participating in the promotion. Said Berkeley Homes president, Jeff Willis, “Spring is a great time to buy a new Read More »

Committed to Our Community: Berkeley Homes and the Home Builders Foundation

Committed to Our Community: Berkeley Homes and the Home Builders Foundation

We at Berkeley Homes believe that it is important to give back to our community and help those in need. Therefore, for many years we have been a proud supporter of the Home Builders Foundation (HBF), a Denver-based nonprofit whose mission is to build independence, provide opportunities, and elevate lives for individuals and families with disabilities in our community. Our Vice President of Development and Construction, Larry Malone, recently served as a Project Captain for Read More »

Tips For Quickly Selling a Home

Tips For Quickly Selling a Home

Looking to move into your new home as soon as possible? If your move depends upon selling a home as well, then it is smart to simplify and prioritize a few action steps. Check out these tips for selling your current home fast and getting settled into your new space. Make sure the price is right. Rather than establishing a high (super positive thinking!) price in the beginning, and thereby inviting stressful or drawn-out negotiations, Read More »

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