Cody Area Cody, Wyoming, the eastern gateway to Yellowstone National Park, is a small western town with a friendly attitude.
As buyers approach your property the first time, impressions are formed
Paint house - this can do more for sales appeal than any other factor.
Yard - Remove all toys, garbage, garden tools and other items from
Ann M Flack, Associate Broker
Peaks to Prairie Realty
I am often asked why I decided to go into real estate. I moved to the Park County area in May of 2007 from Northern Calfornia where I worked as a business manager. I had spent my entire career working with designers in Landscape Architecture and Architecture. I loved that they were able to design space that made folks happy once completed. In May 2008 I became a Wyoming realtor. I love working with people helping them find a place to call home. My favorite part of being a REALTOR is helping others. Being part of one of the biggest decisions a person can make with purchasing a home. I do have a passion and energy to partner with my clients to help them not just imagine but realize their dream, find a home to create a space for communing with family and friends. Having great relationships with local lenders, banks and title companies has allowed me to ensure that my clients have a great real estate experience and the peace of mind that they have a team of professionals working hard on their behalf.
I look forward to helping you achieve your goals whether it is buying your next property or selling your current one.
Which Durable Countertop is Best for Your Kitchen?
by Lisa Kaplan Gordon - House Logic
Want a hardworking countertop that fits your budget? Here are six of the most durable countertops based on a recent Consumer Reports test.
1. Quartz ($40 to $100 per sq. ft.) - The durability winner is quartz, the man-nature combo countertop. Crushed quartz stone is mixed with resin to produce countertops that range from solid colors to the look of real granite, but they'll beat natural stone in toughness. Lots of Pros for this one but not heat resistant.
2. Granite ($40 to $100 per sq. ft.) - Granite is still considered one of the top must-have home features, according to a survey of prospective homebuyers from the National Associate of REALTORS. Lots of Pros but it biggest Con chips easily and needs to be sealed religously.
3. Crushed (Recycled ) Glass ($60 to $120 per sq. ft.) - Relative newcomer to the countertop market is as stunning as it is durable. Sustainable product has just a few Cons Acidic foods can eat away at the acrylic if not cleaned promptly and price is a definite Con.
4. Laminate ($10 to $40 per sq.ft.) - Laminates are a paper-plastic product that tops several layers of Kraft paper with a resin impregnated with near infinite colors & patterns. Cons laminates crack, scratch, and scorch more easily.
5. Tile ($5 to $30 per sq. ft.) - Tile countertops can look crafty or contemporary, making them a beautiful and versatile countertop material. Cons to tile are uneven surface and grout lines.
6. Solid-Surfacing ($35 to $100 per sq. ft.) - You probably know it is Corian, but that's just one manufacturer of this solid-surface that''s made from acrylic, polyester resins and even marble dust. Many great Pros with the biggest Con being price without "charm" of granite or quartz.