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By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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This should not come as a surprise, but the 4th of July Parade and Fireworks show for the upcoming holiday weekend have been cancelled in Highlands Ranch. Most cities are also canceling their plans to host fireworks due to the social responsibility of forgoing large events while COVID-19 is still...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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You probably knew this already, but the Spring Bazaar in Highlands Ranch has been canceled this year. Originally scheduled for Saturday 6/27 from 9:00am to 5:00pm, the circumstances surrounding COVID-19 dictate that they will not be able to safely have the event. We have written about the Spring ...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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You have visited in the past, and we’ve previously blogged about this in our Highlands Ranch property management blog series. This is the Whiskey Masterclass – Westland Whiskey event! This is now going virtual for obvious reasons, but this Thursday 06/25 the Whiskey Masterclass is now Virtual. Fr...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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Some news on our housing market today, it appears that home building is beginning to rebound. Housing Starts were up 4.3% in May, Building Permits went up 14.4% and the National Association of Home Builders confidence Index’s biggest ever monthly gain took it into positive territory. Freddie Mac ...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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Gas prices are approaching the lowest levels they’ve been since 2005 and this summer you may want to get more mileage out the gas you put in your tank.  The best way to beat the dependence on gas is to get an electric car, but that isn’t feasible for everybody.  Until more options become availabl...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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               If you are a part of a networking group, you will have to hone in your sales manager moment or minute. This is the best encapsulated version of your services that can educate and request a call to action.  You may have to pitch this over the phone or in person and so preparing your...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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You need to stay healthy while deskbound all day. Many of us, whether working from home or now returned to the office, you might be in a position where you need to sit all day. In Highlands Ranch property management, there are many days where you are chained to your desk, without being able to le...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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Preparing your home for a sale can be a daunting task. Suddenly everything that you have been putting off or lived with will immediately be under the scrutiny of discerning prospects. Staging can always help the time on market, and some budgets are larger than others. If you are willing to inject...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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Many agents will tell you that it is vital to staging a home before it hits the open market. It is near universally agreed that it typically helps the process and urges the property along quicker towards the end of the transaction. More than half of all agents believe that staging cuts down the t...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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To continue the Highlands Ranch property management productivity series, this blog will explore how best to optimize your internal clock and the circadian rhythm of your day to day experience.  Remember you must always do the most important things at the peaks in your day.  When you are in the zo...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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This week’s Highlands Ranch property management productivity series will focus on trusting your body’s rhythms. Everyone is always talking about maximizing productivity and efficiency, so it can be tempting to view yourself as an unfeeling, dispassionate machine that requires optimization to cont...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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Home buying can be a stressful process, and until you have gotten used to the whole endeavor, there can remain some objections. In Highlands Ranch property management, we have come across many tenants who have become homeowners. We have seen the most common objections to buying and we have learne...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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                 As the summer progresses use any free time you have to declutter your workspace.  In Highlands Ranch property management there may be hundreds of miscellaneous notes in your system about small items that didn’t need to be addressed right away.  Sort through these and take action ...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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If you have been searching for a creative way to get your culture fix, here is something a lot of people have been trying out. Many people’s favorite artists will be hosting live streamed events on websites like Billboard and Grammy. There is an exhaustive list of live streamed concerts from a ho...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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In the final blog entry in our Child Proofing and Pet Proofing your Home series, we want to go over the simple virtue of preparation. In Highlands Ranch property management, there is no shortage of items that require preparation. The whole month is a series of checkmarks and deadlines. There are ...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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In the ongoing journey to fully childproof and pet proof your home you may overlook many areas that require attention.  No number of guides you read online can prepare you for that one item you miss.  But responsible parents and pet owners never make the same mistake twice.  Still, why wait for t...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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In the ongoing journey to fully childproof and pet proof your home you may overlook many areas that require attention. No number of guides you read online can prepare you for that one item you miss. But responsible parents and pet owners never make the same mistake twice. Still, why wait for the ...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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If you are still being cautious with the reopening of society, there are still several ways to continue to fill the time in ways that are not limited to going outside. If you are no stranger to online events by now, none of this should come off as surprising. For food lovers right now, who do not...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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Any new parent understands the importance of puppy proofing or child proofing their home. All families with kids who are getting older have already taken the steps necessary to maintain the safety of their home. But if you could use a reminder, here is one of the areas that matters most: Toys. To...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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Local events are on a case by case basis right now.  Looking back at our Highlands Ranch property management community blog during this time last year, the summer is in full swing with many different things going on.  There was no shortage of things to do, or places to go, or live events and conc...

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