Home Staging Tips

Staging Your Home

Staging is an important step in preparing your home to sell. It is a method of decorating that highlights your home’s best features to potential buyers. In this post, we’ve put together some of the best tips for staging your home!

Home Staging in Pagosa Springs

  1. Get Rid Of Clutter: This one is fairly easy. Clutter takes up space, and space is what you are trying to sell! Storing the things you don’t use regularly or that take up a lot of space can make your home appear larger to potential buyers. Remember to clear out closets if possible, as buyers will want to see how much room they have.
  2. Stage Where You Need To: Typically, buyers are most interested in the master bedroom, kitchen, and living room. Staging these areas well is more important than staging additional bedrooms and bathrooms, as they will receive the most attention.
  3. Repairs and Patches: If there are nail holes and scuffed walls in the house, many will assume the home has been neglected. We recommend walking through the house with an eraser pad to get rid of all the marks and scuffs on the walls. You can also fill nail holes and touch up paint as needed. Potential buyers will appreciate the extra effort put in to maintaining the home.
  4. Make a Good Impression: The first thing a buyer sees as they walk up to the house is the front entrance. You want to make the best impression possible here! Remove seasonal decorations, as they can make the listing look dated in photos. If you have a front stoop or porch, consider power-washing it to remove any dirt or stains there may be. You can also add a doormat and some potted plants for curb appeal.
  5. Lighting: People like well-lit rooms, so turn on the lights and open all the blinds! Open windows can make your space seem bigger, but be sure whatever is on the other side of the windows is clean and tidy.
  6. Clean Up: You will want to clean like you’ve never cleaned before! Scrub from floor to ceiling; a clean home suggests you took great care in maintaining your home. Potential buyers will notice this!
  7. De-Personalize Your Space: Potential buyers want to be able to imagine the space as their own. Removing items like family photos, visible personal items (such as toiletries, clothes, etc.,) and refrigerator magnets is recommended. This turns your home into a “blank canvas” for potential buyers!
  8. Rearrange Furniture: Open floor-space and walk-able paths throughout the house can make it seem much larger. They also help potential buyers envision where their furniture can go in the home. If you have furniture that doesn’t match the rest of the room, or doesn’t fit, we recommend storing it.

Home staging is a great way to make your home more appealing to potential buyers. You want to present your home in a way that shows off it’s best features; and allows potential buyers to imagine it as their own.

These tips are just a few ways that you can make your home really stand out from the rest of the crowd! If you need some inspiration, you can view our currently listed homes here!

Free Fishing Weekend – June 6 to June 7, 2020

 

 

Free Fishing Weekend – June 6 to June 7, 2020

                  A great time to try fishing in Colorado!

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The fish are starting to bite at waters all around the state. To give everyone an opportunity to get out and get some hits, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is inviting resident and nonresident anglers of all ages to participate in its annual Free Fishing Weekend on June 6 to 7. The free fishing weekend is a great way to get outside with family and friends and take advantage of Colorado’s extensive opportunities to fish for a myriad of cold and warm water fish species.

Tips & Hotspots

There are many resources that Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers to help those interested in fishing throughout the state:

  • Fishing Report– This report offers a weekly fishing report from lakes all around Colorado
  • Fishing Atlas– This is an interactive map that shows the many waters people can fish in Colorado
  • 101 Places to Take a Kid Fishing– this webpage has an interactive map showing all of the possible places to take a kid fishing
  • Stocking Report– The stocking report shows lakes, ponds, and rivers that have been stocked with catchable (9 to 12 inch) trout in Colorado.

https://cpw.state.co.us/free-fishing-weekend

SUMMER TIME~ PAGOSA STYLE

Well it is official, PAGOSA SPRINGS IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS!!

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The weather is beautiful & there is plenty of water in the San Juan River to go rafting.  As we all start to get outside more and realize how much we have missed nature. Lets take this to time to EMBRACE LIFE ~ enjoy everyday, tell the ones you care about that you care, do the things that you have longed to do. Enjoy everyday and be thankful for this day.

If you are in need of a vacation rental while in Pagosa Springs, CO or maybe you are moving to Pagosa Springs- or maybe you are looking to BUY in Pagosa Springs, CO – YOU ARE IN LUCK !  We can assist you with all of that, WE have Short term & Long term rentals as well as a experienced & talented Real Estate Agents.

please visit our website at nexthomermr.com or call us at 970-507-8655.

 

Supporting our Pagosa Business

Support our local businesses & a chance to WIN A GIFT CARD! We here at NextHome RMR would like you to join us in supporting our local restaurants because WE NEED them to be here after this pandemic.  BINGO is our way to assist in supporting our community.  Thank you PAGOSA SPRINGS  because you always show up and take care of our own! Lets PLAY BINGO! #HumansOverHouses

 

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Snow Report

Do you love to Ski or snow board? If you said yes, it is the perfect time to come to Pagosa Springs,CO

Wolf Creek Snow Report

SNOW REPORT: JANUARY 17, 2020 

CURRENT CONDITIONS

Summit Depth Midway Depth Latest Storm Snowfall YTD
80″ 73″ 4″ 224″

SNOWFALL IN THE LAST…

24 Hours 48 Hours 72 Hours 7 Days
4″ 4″ 4″ 27″

SKIES

Currently:
Snowing Moderately

CURRENT WEATHER

Temperature:
18°
Yesterdays High:
21°
Forecast:
Heavy Snow with a High near 23°
Last Nights Low:
18°
Road Conditions:
Plowed and Sanded with Winter Driving Conditions
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Free Event – The Grinch Movie

Remember to come & join us December 15th at Liberty Theatre  for the showing of The Grinch Movie.  NextHome RMR is the proud sponsor for FREE ADMISSION. Bring the family and watch a great Christmas Movie.  We hope to see you there!

 

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Come Join us for Free Admission – The Grinch Movie

Next Home Rocky Mountain Realty & Rentals are proud sponsors for the showing of The Grinch movie!

Please come and join us for free admission on Sunday December 15th, doors open at 4pm movie starts at 5pm at Liberty Theatre.

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Pagosa Happening’s

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For your Pagosa time here are a few activities that you may want to check out!

The leaves have changed colors and have fallen to make way for the brisk air and the winter snow.  With the season changes there are  many activities going on in Pagosa Springs, CO for your enjoyment.

November 2019

Nov. 1-30: Choke Cherry 56 Talisman Dr #8C, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147, Enjoy 20% off a select product every day in November to celebrate 20 years of making people happy!

Nov. 23: PLPOA, 230 Port Ave- 2pm-5pm: Orphaned Thanksgiving Dinner Are you orphaned for Thanksgiving or just want someone else to do the cooking and cleaning? Let your community be your family.

Nov. 24: Pagosa Springs High School, 800 8th Street, Curtains Up Pagosa Presents ‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’.

Nov. 24: 4th Annual Art for the Animals (AFTA) 2019 10am – 4pm at PLPOA 230 Port Ave: Art for the Animals (AFTA) is a holiday event for local artisans offering custom creations of many kinds. AFTA is hosted by and benefits the Humane Society of Pagosa Springs & Pagosa Springs Arts Council. In addition to local artists’ amazing creations, AFTA offers shoppers live music, free parking, gift wrapping, holiday decorations, food and drinks.

Nov. 28: Sage Mobile, 275 E. Pagosa Street: This will be their second annual FREE Thanksgiving lunch. They will be offering lunch to anyone in need of a good hot meal and some company.

Nov. 29: Meet the artist Belvedere Arts Studio and Gallery, 2363 Eagle Drive. 4pm-6pm. Featuring art by Cheryl Crane, with music by Steve Blech Schmidt.

Nov. 29Santa Arrives Town of Pagosa Springs Visitor Center  105 Hot Springs Blvd: Plan to stop by for cookies and hot chocolate to kick off the holiday season.

 

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Wolf Creek ~Fresh Powder~Slope time

Welcome to Pagosa Springs, CO ! One of our main activities when the snow falls is skiing, snow boarding, and sledding or maybe just building the cutest snowman ever. Wolf Creek is one of the best places to play in the snow.  Wolf Creek was able to open on October 13, 2019 this was the second earliest in Wolf Creek history!

Courtesy of Wolf Creek Ski Area.

Wolf Creek is excited to announce the opening of the upper mountain this weekend with Treasure Stoke, Bonanza, Elma, Nova, Lynx and the Magic Carpet lifts operating from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.!  The mountain will now be open 7 days a week starting this Saturday, November 23rd!  The ski area will be closed tomorrow, Friday, November 22nd.

****Snow report for Thursday, November 21st, 2019*****

Summit Base Depth: 18″

Midway Base Depth: 18″

New Snow (24 Hours): 12″

New Snow (48 Hours): 12″

New Snow (72 Hours): 12″

New Snow (7 Days): 12″

Latest Storm Total: 12″

Year-to-Date:  34″

  • Wolf Creek will be open 7 days a week for the season beginning Saturday, November 23rd.
  • Wolf Creek will be closed tomorrow, Friday, November 22nd.
  • To celebrate the opening of the upper mountain, Wolf Creek will be offering the Local Appreciation Rate until further notice.  Local appreciation rates are $54 for adults, $36 for seniors and $29 for children.
  • The Ski School will be available for both adults and children, including the Wolf Pup Program.  The Ski Rental and Boarder Dome will also be open, as well as Treasure Sports.
  • The Wolf Creek Lodge will be open this weekend with a full menu as well as the Prospector Grill, the Continental Espresso Bar and Base Camp, Wolf Creek’s Picnic Building.
  • There will be entertainment in the Main Day Lodge this weekend with Christof the One Man Band from Taos.
  • Check WolfCreekSki.com or 1-800-SKI-WOLF for the most up-to-date information.

With the new snow fall skiing or snowboarding  conditions perfect for your Thanksgiving holiday! There will be plenty of fresh powder when doing big air jumps or if you are more of a novice and biffs are your thing then you are in luck! Check out the rentals tab if you are in need of a short term rental.