Donna Hickey Hansen's Blog Posts

From Decorating To Staging

There is a huge difference between decorating and staging - here's how to get your home ready to sell. Once you've decided to put your home on the market, you're looking to sell quickly for the

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Organic Food On A Budget

Organic food usually tastes better, and is better for you, but it can also be very expensive compared to non-organic products. Organic food can cost nearly 50 percent more, due to the extra labor

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Big Ideas For Small Spaces

Go big by going small. Streamline. Simplify. Less is more when you do it right.Smaller rooms can be difficult to decorate, because if you don’t know a few important tricks, the

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Five Steps For Better Garage Organization

For many people the garage is the place to mindlessly store stuff just to get it out of the way, and before you know it, you’ve got a cluttered mess on your hands. Can you even park your car

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Before You Fall In Love With A Home Analyze The Little Things

It’s easy to be wowed by a house. You’re anxious to discover your dream home and accomplish a big goal. You can’t wait to cook in the brand new kitchen or relax in the spa-style tub. All

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How Do HOAs Work

When you purchase a home, there’s a good chance you’ll have to pay a homeowners association fee, especially you are in a gated communities, a townhouse, condominium, or other similar planned

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Five Big Trends In Home Decor

Thanks to websites like Houzz and Pinterest and TV networks like HGTV and DIY, it’s easier than ever to keep up with home decorating trends and find inspiration for improving your own home. 

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Simple Home Upgrades You Can Do In A Day

It’s easy to get stressed out just hearing the word “renovation.” You’re instantly thinking of having your home life disrupted by construction debris, cluttered rooms, and loud noises

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What Is It Worth

Maybe you're thinking of selling, maybe you're thinking of refinancing, or maybe you're just curious about the market. But the question is, "What is that domicile of your's worth?”Such a

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How You Can Make Money In The Short And Long Term

You’re probably well aware that there’s more to real estate than just owning your home. Consider an investment property. There are countless success stories of people who made a

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Three Ways To Ease Your Fears About Making A Move

With low inventory in many markets throughout the country, many homeowners are afraid to sell their homes because they’re concerned that they may not be able to find a new one. This can be a real

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Save Money On Your New Home

Congratulations! You’ve just purchased a new home bet there’s a ton on your mind. There’s moving, decorating, getting to know your new neighborhood, and much, much more. 

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The Best Things About Home Ownership

If you own a home, there was certainly a lot that went into your decision to buy rather than continue to rent. Now you’re enjoying all the advantages of homeownership—here are the top five.

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No Time Like The Present

Thinking about buying your first home, or perhaps upgrading from your current place? Thanks to the current economic climate and game-changing technology in the housing market, now is the

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Dont Forget About Homeowner Tax Breaks

One of the many perks of homeownership is big tax breaks. So whether you’re doing your taxes yourself or getting help from a professional (always use a professional), it’s important to take

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REAL ESTATE PRELISTING CLEANING CHECKLIST

Source: Clean ConscienceAs your REALTOR®, I will guide you through the home selling and buying process. Let me help you sell or find your new Denver home. Call me today at 720

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Five Maintenance Resolutions For Your Home

We may be a little removed from New Year’s Day, but it’s not too late to make some new resolutions for your home. Start a home repair slush fund: Things in your home are going to break and need

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Home Buying Checklist

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How To Improve Your Home Joy Score

By NAPS, North American Precis Syndicate(NAPSI)—The next time you’re thinking about sprucing up your digs, consider these projects, which the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR)

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Adding Value To Your Home

Adding Value to Your Home - Infographic by Renovation KingdomClean upGetting rid of everything you don’t need or use anymore, and freeing up the space in your home in the process, can increase the

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Top Smart Home Features

Want to be able to turn up the heat before you get home?Wish you could turn the lights on before the sun goes down?Want to be able to monitor your home's security system while you are on vacation

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5 Tips For Selling Your Home In A Hurry

There are a lot of factors that will determine how quickly your house is sold, and it’s important to tackle the factors you can control. If you’re still living in your home while trying to sell

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5 Things To Do So You Can Buy In 2016

Is buying a home or an investment property one of your 2016 New Year Resolutions?In my ask an expert series, Neil Christiansen, mortgage lender with Citywide Home Loans prioritizes the 5 things

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Questions To Ask Your Home Inspector

When you buy a home in Denver, you need to know exactly what you are buying. Imagine how frustrated you would be to find out the hot water heater was not working—in the middle of a shower

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Tiny House Now

The Tiny House movement has gone mainstream. A tiny house is generally described as a 400 - 1000 sq ft home complete with kitchen and bathroom. These small homes built on trailer beds

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Home Improvement ROI

Summer is the time to tackle home improvement projects. When trying to decide which projects to budget for and complete first, prioritize the improvement based on what you will gain the

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Buying In A Sellers Market

Despite the gloomy rain, Denver's housing market is bright.The historically low inventory, demand for jobs and housing is still driving seller market conditions throughout the Denver

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Less Is More No Matter What Stage You Are At

Looking to quickly upgrade your space?Not just buy a bigger home to put more stuff in but to thoughtfully improve the space you are in now.Look at each room with a curator's eye and evaluate what

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