Carmen Burch's Blog Posts

Keep Your Pets Calm During The Fourth Of July Fireworks - Spanish Version

"Para muchos humanos, pocas cosas son tan divertidas como los fuegos artificiales con sus brillantes luces, pantallas de color y emocionantes explosiones", dice Robin Ganzert, presidente y CEO de

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Keep Your Pets Calm During 4th Of July Fireworks

"For many humans, few things are as much fun as fireworks with their brilliant lights, color displays, and thrilling explosions,” says Robin Ganzert, president and CEO of American Humane,

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Interesting facts about Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s May 5, 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War.  As a result, it’s

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Spring Cleaning - Quick and easy fixes for household flaws

If you’ve been in your home for a while, it’s probably withstood a good amount of wear and tear. Maybe even a great amount. Scratches on the wood floor, stains on the carpet,

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Spring Cleaning - Quick and easy fixes for household flaws - Spanish Version

Si ha estado en su casa por un tiempo, probablemente ha resistido un desgaste. Tal vez incluso una gran cantidad. Rayones en el suelo de madera, manchas en la alfombra, los dibujos de crayón

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Ready to Spring Clean? Learn 28 uses for White Vinegar to clean your Home! - Spanish Version

¿Sabe cuántos usos tiene el vinagre blanco? Tiene muchos porque es puro y natural. Pero, ¿qué se puede hacer realmente con el vinagre blanco? El buen vinagre blanco es un

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Ready to Spring Clean? Learn 28 uses for White Vinegar to clean your Home!

Do you know how many uses for white vinegar exist? It makes sense why. It's clean. It's green. But what can you really do with white vinegar?Good ol' white vinegar is a strong antimicrobial agent

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Do For Sale By Owner Homes really save you money? - Spanish Version

Muchas personas piensan que pueden ahorrar tiempo y dinero vendiendo sus propias casas en lugar de usar un agente inmobiliario. ¿Pero sabía que las ventas de FSBO (For Sale By Owner)

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Do For Sale By Owner Homes really save you money?

Many people think they can save time and money by selling their homes themselves instead of using a Realtor. But did you know that FSBO sales take longer and bring in less money than realtor

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Refinancing your Home - Things you might not know -Spanish Version

Si usted es un propietario sin planes de mudarse en cualquier momento pronto, puede aprovechar las tasas de interés históricamente bajas refinanciando su casa. Si bien esto puede ser

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Refinancing your Home - Things you might not know

If you’re a homeowner with no plans to move anytime soon, you can take advantage of historically low-interest rates by refinancing your home. While this can be a smart financial decision,

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What Buyers Need to Know About Escalation Clause - Spanish Version

¿Qué es una cláusula de escalación? Cuando usted está decidiendo qué precio ofrecer en una casa, la situación puede requerir un precio único,

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What Buyers Need to Know About Escalation Clause

What is an escalation or escalator clause? When you're deciding on what price to offer on a home, the situation may call for a single price or, in some cases, an escalation clause. With

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Improving Your Home Security - Spanish Version

La popularidad de la tecnología de seguridad para hogares continúa incrementando en todo los Estados Unidos, ofreciendo a los usuarios no sólo comodidad, sino también

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Improving Your Home Security

The popularity of smart home technology is on the rise across the United States, offering users not only convenience but also safety.  While these items sometimes come with an upfront cost, the

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2021 - Sellers or Buyers Market? - Spanish Version

Si usted está pensando en comprar una casa, usted tendrá la mejor oportunidad en el mercado de la vivienda de un comprador, donde las propiedas son muchas, la demanda es baja y los

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2021 - Sellers or Buyers Market?

If you’re looking to buy a home, you’ll stand the best chance in a buyer’s housing market, where listings are flush, demand is low and buyers have the upper hand; not to mention

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2021 - Ten Tips for a Healthy Home - Spanish Version

Dejamos a el año 2020 atrás y mostramos algo de amor para 2021 con una lista de tareas pendientes de Enero para ayudarle a lanzar un nuevo año exitoso. Aquí hay 10

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2021 - Ten Tips for a Healthy Home

We kicked 2020 to the curb and showing some love for 2021 with a January to-do list to help you launch a successful new year. Here are 10 tips to a healthy home and a healthy you.When packing up the

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The History Behind Santa Claus And The Christmas Tree - Spanish Version

Las historias que se cuentan comúnmente hoy en día sobre Santa Claus se basan en leyendas que rodean la vida de una persona real. San Nicolás de Myra, que fue obispo Cató

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The History Behind Santa Claus And The Christmas Tree

The stories commonly said today about Santa Claus are based on legends surrounding a real person's life. Saint Nicholas of Myra, who was a 4th-century Catholic bishop in Turkey. He participated in

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Set the Perfect Christmas Table - Spanish Version

La Navidad se aproxima rapido, por lo que es un gran momento para empezar a preparar su casa para la cena de Navidad y dar a su mesa de comedor un cambio de imagen navideñá! Ya sea que

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Set the Perfect Christmas Table

Christmas is right around the corner, making it a great time to start preparing your home for the holidays and giving your dining room table a Christmas makeover! Whether you are celebrating this

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A Natural Way To Purify The Air In Your Home - Spanish Version

No es ningún secreto que durante el clima frío nos mantiene dentro de nuestra casa durante un largo período de tiempo respirando el mismo aire. Algunos hogares pueden tener un

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A Natural Way To Purify The Air In Your Home

It's no secret cold weather keeps us inside our home for a long period of time breathing the same air. Some homes may have an air purifying system installed to help purify the air we breathe, but

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Thanksgiving Facts in History - Spanish Version

El Día de Acción de Gracias es una fiesta que celebramos al reunirnos con familiares y amigos para conmemorar la gratitud que debemos compartir en nuestras vidas todos los días

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Selling your Home during Fall or Winter 2020 vs. Spring or Summer 2021 - Spanish Version

Muchas industrias en el país han sido devastadas por el cierre económico causado por el virus COVID-19. Bienes Raíces en Colorado Springs y el Condado de El Paso

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Selling your Home during Fall or Winter 2020 vs. Spring or Summer 2021

Many industries in the country have been devastated by the economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 virus. Real Estate in Colorado Springs and El Paso County is not one of them. Mark

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Gift Funds Rules for House Down Payments - Spanish Version

Si planea recibir fondos de regalo (Gifted Funds), de un amigo o familiar, para usarlos como pago inicial en la compra de su casa, hay reglas impuestas por préstamos del FHA o Fannie Mae que

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Down Payments - First Time Home Buyers - Spanish Version

Para un comprador de vivienda por primera vez, un pago inicial de la hipoteca puede parecer la parte más difícil de comprar una casa. Muchos compradores de vivienda por primera vez

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Pre=Approval Letters for Home Buyers - Spanish Version

Al comprar su primera casa, uno de los primeros pasos en el proceso de compra de vivienda debe ser obtener una carta de pre-aprobación de su institución bancaria. Esto debe hacerse

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Pre-Approval Letters for Home Buyers

When purchasing your first home, one of the first steps in the homebuying process should be obtaining a pre-approval letter from your mortgage planner. This should be done before any house

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Family Friendly Movies To Watch On Halloween

Covid-19 has restricted many of our daily activities and gatherings and Trick or Treating in Colorado Springs may be one of them! While some families may decide to practice social distancing by

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What Home-Sellers Should Expect From Realtors

Selling a home can be very stressful, but when you have a well versed and experienced agent in your corner who is taking care of the little details, the burden can be eased. As a Realtor

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What Home Sellers Should Expect From Realtors - Spanish Version

Vender una casa puede ser muy estresante, pero cuando tiene un agente bien con conocimiento y experimentado trabjando para useted y cuidando los pequeños detalles, la carga se puede aliviar.

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Colorado Springs - The Second Largest City in Colorado

Colorado Springs, a city in the Greater Colorado Springs area, is the second-largest city in the state of Colorado and the most populous municipality in El Paso County.Colorado Springs is known

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Reasons to Downsize your Home - Spanish Version

"Desde menos mantenimiento hasta menos decisiones! Muchas personas que han reducido el tamaño de su hogar en Colorado Springs dicen que se sienten más conectados con sus

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Reasons To Downsize Your Home

"From less maintenance to fewer decisions! Many people who have downsized their home in Colorado Springs  say they feel more connected to their communities because they have more time and money

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To-Do List Before Selling Your Home During Fall - Spanish Version

El clima frío se acerca en Colorado y muchas personas están limitados de tiempo para vender su casa antes de que termine la temporada de Otoño. Vender durante el Otoño es

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To-Do List Before Selling Your Home During Fall

Cold weather is approaching in Colorado and many people are on a time constraint to sell their home before the Fall Season is over. Selling during the fall is better and much easier than in December

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Greater Colorado Area breaks Temperature Records after 80 plus years

b (Aerial of downtown Pueblo. Photo Credit: Jacob Boomsma)As Colorado continues to experience an October hot-streak, new record high temperatures have been set.Colorado Springs hit 87 degrees

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Covid-19 and the Underwriting Process

Right now, potential homebuyers nationwide and in the Greater Colorado Springs Area can take advantage of current low mortgage interest rates and purchase a home. But the pandemic economy

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Common Home-Buying Mistakes to Avoid - Spanish Version

Vender y comprar una casa es una de las decisiones financieras más importantes de su vida y, a menudo, incluso los compradores experimentados pasan por alto factores importantes que pueden

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Common Home-Buying Mistakes To Avoid

Selling and purchasing a home is one of the most important financial decisions of your life and, oftentimes, even seasoned homebuyers overlook important factors that can lead them to make

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Protect Yourself from Hackers - Spanish Version

Cada vez más, los hackers están merodeando para obtener información confidencial sobre usted, como su número de Seguro Social, declaraciones de impuestos del IRS y

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Protect Yourself Against Hackers

Protect Yourself Against HackersShareMore and more, hackers are on the prowl to obtain confidential information about you such as your Social Security Number, IRS Tax Returns, and bank accounts.

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Chicken Cordon Bleu - The Moist Version!

How many times have you visited a restaurant and the so famous "Chicken Cordon Bleu" dish has been appealing to you? I guarantee you it has more than once! It is a delicious dish but it can also be

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How to Faux Paint your walls using the "Color Washing" technique

As a Realtor, my passion lies in everything related to houses. From helping you in the buying and selling process of your home to home staging, decorating, and painting. Yes, painting walls!

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Parker, Colorado - The Next Blooming City

Found just 25 miles south of Denver, the Town of Parker earned this spot thanks to breathtaking views, its proximity to Denver's technology district, and a natural resource-driven economy. It's also

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An easy way to add color to a room

If you have a room with neutral colors, one of the easiest ways to add color is by changing the bedspread and curtains to match each other. Blue and white, as shown in the first picture, can never

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DIY ideas to decorate Blown Glass Candle Holders

Have you ever become tired of something in your house and wish you could change the look of it? Well, you are in luck, because I will show you some of my DIY ideas to make blown glass candle holders

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Perfect Boneless Prime Rib 500 Degree Recipe

If you enjoy entertaining friends and family and a piece of perfectly cooked Prime Rib; then, today is your lucky day! I will share with you my cooking method to an always perfect Prime Rib!The

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Manitou Springs Incline - Are you up for the challenge?

If you are in Colorado and like challenges, the Incline in Manitou Springs, Colorado is a must-see or possibly an activity to cross off your "Bucket List"! The incline was originally a cable

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