The colors that you choose for your home say a lot about you. After all, your humble abode is a direct reflection of your personality. Color schemes can also create an atmosphere of your choosing, including a feeling of calm, energy or creativity. When you’re choosing colors for your home’s interior, there are many methods of figuring out what would work best based on your preferences. Here are a few tips on choosing your color scheme to create your desired environment! Read on →

The winters in Colorado are beautiful. The picturesque mountains, the soft snow falling down and tourists looking for an outdoor adventure make our state feel quaint and straight out of a Hallmark movie. But there is one thing that many people do not love about winter: the cold. While it’s fun to get outside and enjoy the season with snowball fights and snowy adventures, when you’re home, you probably just want to cozy up and relax in a nice, warm environment. Read on →

The process of selling your home and moving to another can be complex, lengthy and expensive. From getting your initial home ready to be put on the market to making your new abode a home, things can get pricey. If you’re looking for inexpensive ways to boost your home’s value without breaking the bank, or you just want to improve your home’s appearance for your own enjoyment, here are a few simple changes you can make today! Read on →

Picture this: You’ve found the perfect home for your family. There are enough bedrooms, lots of space and a big backyard. The kitchen is perfect for creating delicious homemade meals! You are thrilled to start a new chapter, and the only thing left is to actually move into your dream home. But there’s one thing that has slipped your mind throughout the whole house-buying process: preparing your kids. They know that your family is moving to a new home, but you know this will be a huge transition for them. Read on →

It is no secret that purchasing a home can be a stressful period in your life. It’s an exciting time, absolutely, but a trying time, too. Between the financial commitments, waiting periods and seemingly endless stacks of paperwork, buying a new home can take its toll. Whether this is your starter home or you’re an experienced homebuyer, the process can still feel demanding and draining. Before you begin stressing about every small detail, try to remain calm to help reduce feelings of anxiousness. Read on →

Congratulations, you’ve found the house of your dreams and it is time to move in. This is such an exciting time in your family’s life, but there’s one down side—all of the stuff. Settling into your new home is a great feeling, but before you can even think about doing that, you have to pack up your old one. If you feel overwhelmed by all of the stuff, we think these tips can help you declutter your home so you can pack up and move into your new place without a hitch! Read on →

Fall is here! The weather is cooling down and the leaves are changing colors. Decorating your home is a great way to make it cozy for the season. But coziness is not just about decor—it is a feeling of warmth on a cold day, a welcome environment that you just want to relax in. Fortunately, there are many ways that you can add coziness to your home this season! Read on →

You just closed on your new home and your family is eager to move in. Congratulations! Before you can set up shop in your new abode, though, you have to pack all of your belongings and get them to your new property. We know—this isn’t the fun part. But your things have to get to your new place, right? Before you stress about the oh so many boxes and endless piles of kids’ toys, read these tips from our Journey Home Lending team to make packing for your new home a simpler, more organized process. Read on →

Purchasing your first home is an exciting milestone—and it can be a stressful one! When it comes to house-hunting for your first home, you may not know exactly what you want or what to look for. After you’ve gotten your financial ducks in a row by boosting your credit score and determining your monthly budget, it is time to figure what you want (and need) in a first home. Read on →

We all know your house may require different things depending on the season. In the summer, you may need to do some maintenance on your HVAC system, and in the winter, you may need to upgrade your insulation. With fall approaching soon, there are numerous steps you can take to prepare your house for the extra leaves and colder weather. Here is a list of some good ideas to follow as summer ends and fall starts to approach us! Read on →