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Hardwood floors are highly desirable for most homeowners, but they come with their share of challenges when it comes to cleaning, maintenance, and repairs. After a few months or years of heavy use from kids playing with toys and chairs being shuffled around, it may be time for some DIY fixes. Hiding scratches: If you’ve got a good eye for matching colors, you can actually use crayons or ...READ MORE
By The Wheaton Team - Feb 22, 2018

Tips to Budget Your Remodel Project

5  Tips for Budgeting a Remodel   ​We all like a change of scenery, especially when it comes to our homes. Whether it’s simply adding a different color to a room or taking on a major remodel, it’s refreshing to make a change, and sometimes it can add value to your home. Regardless of the size of the project, there’s a lot to think about before you ...READ MORE
By The Wheaton Team - Feb 21, 2018

Let Those Old Toys Go....

Let Those Old Toys Go..... If you have kids, then you understand how their stuff can collect in your home even after they’re grown. A few examples might be your child’s first Christmas toy, Halloween costume, or picture of their first finger turkey from kindergarten. Whether it’s toys or art, as sentimental as they are, these items turn into clutter very quickly. Here are a ...READ MORE
By The Wheaton Team / BombBomb / RE/MAX LLC. - Feb 16, 2018


By The Wheaton Team - Feb 8, 2018

Tri-Lakes & El Paso County Report Feb. 2018

Tri Lakes Chamber Report From February 1, 2018   Town of Palmer Lake John Cressman the mayor spoke and Chris Lowe the town manager for Monument, and El Paso County Commissioners Stan VanderWerf, and Darryl Glenn.   Colorado Springs and Monument are no longer a secret. We are booming!     * There were 334 new single family home permits in 2017, in El Paso ...READ MORE
By The Wheaton Team/Jean Wheaton - Feb 5, 2018

5 Places To Keep Your Down Payment When Saving to Buy a Home

Saving to buy a home is both exciting and overwhelming. When saving to buy your first home, you think you'll never have enough for the down payment. If you are saving to buy a home, here are five good saving options for you down payment. 1. Savings Account FDIC insured up to $250,000, a savings account is an ideal place to keep your cash while you save for the big day. The best ...READ MORE
By The Wheaton Team / City Blast - Feb 1, 2018

National Housing Report January 2018

1. Homes are selling fast   In December, homes spent an average of 57 days on the market. That’s the shortest time of any December in the report’s history. 2. Prices are rising The median sales price of a home sold in December was $232,500. That’s nearly 3 percent higher than the median sales price in December 2016. 3. Inventory continues to shrink Making ...READ MORE
By The Wheaton Team / Courtesy of RE/MAX LLC. - Jan 30, 2018

Thinking About Buying in 2018? Do These Three Things Now!

Planning on a move in 2018? Start preparing now! It doesn’t matter if you’re thinking of entering the real estate market this month or six months from now; preparing today will help make the process a little less stressful. Here are three things that will really help in preparing. Check Your Credit & Get Pre-approved:  ​Take a look at your credit score. ...READ MORE
By The Wheaton Team - Jan 18, 2018

6 Places to Find Furniture You Didn’t Think to Look

Is the cost of furniture causing to you to debate if a kitchen table is a “want” or a “need”? Don’t worry! There are plenty of options for you to furnish your nest without breaking the bank. Here are some good places to start: 1. Check with Craig the 24-hour garage sale where you never need to worry about parking! Not just for used items, many ...READ MORE
By The Wheaton Team/Courtesy of RE/MAX - Jan 16, 2018

Cleaning Stainless Steel

Simple hacks for a stainless shine   If you’ve got stainless steel appliances, you’ve probably already discovered the “stainless” label is a bit misleading. Although stainless steel appliances look great when they’re new and clean, they can quickly look dingy and grimy — especially if you have kids who like to make their mark on everything. So ...READ MORE
By The Wheaton Team/Black Hills Energy - Jan 12, 2018

4 Tips for Creating a Home Gym With Limited Space

4 Tips for Creating a Home Gym  With Limited Space There's no need for an expensive gym membership or high-tech equipment to slim down this year. Here are a few suggestions for creating a home gym, even in a small space: 1. Designate a space Regardless of whether your workout space is an entire room or just the width of a yoga mat, take steps to separate it from the rest of ...READ MORE
By The Wheaton Team / BombBomb / RE/MAX LLC. - Dec 29, 2017

Pros and Cons of Solar Panels

By The Wheaton Team / BombBomb / RE/MAX LLC. - Dec 28, 2017

5 Holiday Recycling Tips

By The Wheaton Team / BombBomb / RE/MAX LLC. - Dec 28, 2017

Moving with Your Pet? Tips for Planning Your Move Around Your Pooch

By The Wheaton Team / Courtesy of RE/MAX LLC. - Dec 21, 2017

Financial tips for Buyers

By - Dec 21, 2017

Top 5 Tips for Selling a Home in Winter

By The Wheaton Team - Dec 19, 2017

10 U.S. Housing Markets That Will Rule 2018 / Colorado Springs #8

By - Dec 12, 2017

Five Ways to Decrease Busy Season Stress

By The Wheaton Team - Dec 7, 2017

Do You Know What Motivates People to Buy or Sell their Home?

By The Wheaton Team - Dec 7, 2017