Living Urban in Denver: Real Estate Blog

As 2016 comes to a close, the report spotlights how the hot real estate market fared this year, experiencing both record highs and lows.

In July, Denver-metro hit an all-time high for the average sold price of a home at $420,178 and median sold price at $365,000. February marked a record low for month-end inventory at 3,963; comparatively, the all-time high was in July 2006 at 31,989 listings.

“As we spend time with friends and family enjoying all the turkey and trimmings, we also give thanks to another hot summer selling season,” said Steve Danyliw, Chairman of the DMAR Market Trends Committee and Denver real estate agent. “In reflecting on the good and not so good of our summer housing market, the question on the mind of many REALTORS® today

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Live in Golden for Less than $300,000.

Under $300,000 in Golden. Just in time for the holidays, a beautifully maintained town home/duplex ideally located in a quiet cul de sac. Only two town homes per building. Short drive to Colorado Mills as well! You are going to love living in Golden!

Listed by Toni Ciarlelli for Live Urban Real Estate. Please contact Toni for current pricing and availability.

986 Welch Court, Golden CO.

$295,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Light-filled open kitchen and great room on main floor.

Flows thru sliders to spacious deck and lush back yard for outdoor living space. The mature landscaping provides a shady retreat! Privacy fence is bordered by amazing flower beds and trees. Enjoy relaxing at the firepit or listening to serenity of waterfall.and the pond. Upstairs retreat to large master bedroom with good closets and a separate 2nd bedroom or office area complete the floor. Lower level provides a large family room with natural light and a third bedroom and bathroom. The laundry room is separate with lots of storage. New exterior paint and upgraded roof. Newer windows ,furnace and air. New refrigerator and microwave. South facing driveway to melt the snow away!

Listed by

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According to Laura Gaskill, fall is a good time to take care of big home repair projects before shorter days (and in many areas, ice and snow) make outdoor work too difficult. And if you do live in an area with cold winters, take some time this fall to boost energy efficiency throughout your home, and prevent damage from winter storms with proper tree care (we spoke with an expert to find out what you need to do). Tick these 15 items off your list this season, and you can rest easy knowing that your home and yard are buttoned up and ready for winter.

1. Care for trees and shrubs. If you have trees on your property, consider hiring an arborist to care for them — these pros can spot signs of poor health early on to prevent tree loss, and know

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Crafting the Sale Episode 5 - Rambling Ranch Renovation in Denver's Virginia Village

In this episode of Crafting the Sale, our clients took a Virginia Village home with great bones, and updated it with the help of a designer. Opening up the floorplan by tearing down walls, installing completely new finishes, and thoughtfully creating a home for today's Denver homebuyers was the game plan....check it out!

 

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OPEN, LIGHT & BRIGHT, THIS 2 STORY HOME HAS CLASSIC STYLE COMPLETE W MODERN FINISHES. LOCATED CLOSE ENOUGH TO ALL THE HIGHLAND SQUARE ACTION ON A QUIET, FRIENDLY BLOCK W MATURE TREES & BOLD ARCHITECTURE BOTH NEW & OLD. THOUGHTFUL DESIGN, FINISHES & FEATURES OF THIS HOME INCLUDE THE GRAND ENTRY, CLASSIC KITCHEN W PANTRY, IMMENSE ISLAND & HIGH-END APPLIANCES, EASY OUTDOOR FLOW THRU THE SLIDERS ONTO THE PRIVATE PATIO & INTO THE ECO-FRIENDLY, FENCED YARD W RAISED, IRRIGATED BEDS & OVERSIZED GARAGE. THE BACK ENTRANCE EVEN CONTAINS THE HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER MUD ROOM! 4 LOVELY BEDROOMS INCLUDING A MASTER SUITE W 5 PIECE BATH UPSTAIRS ALL HAVE LARGE WINDOWS CLAD W CUSTOM PLANTATION SHUTTERS. THE NEWLY 100% FINISHED BASEMENT W 5TH BED & FULL BATH W EGRESS IS

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Live Local, Shop Local, Support Local.

Denver is full of awesome little boutiques, independently-owned restaurants, and plenty of opportunities to find the perfect locally crafted or sourced gifts for every special person on your holiday list. We asked Live Urban agents to share their favorite places to SHOP LOCAL:

Ryan said: I've got to send a shout out to Spruce Men's shop and Barbershop on Tennyson Street in Highlands. It's a great place to pick up a great men's gift AND get an awesome haircut at the same time! 

Joy said: I love Mountain Moppets based out of Manitou Springs for baby toys and clothes! They are owned locally, and also sell locally made goodies. mountainmoppets.com

Sandi said: Tallulah Jones on 17th. Great

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Small Business Saturday is November 26th.

As a totally local small business ourselves, we absolutely LOVE Small Business Saturday.

We're looking forward to shopping in some of our favorite Denver neighborhoods this weekend, crossing the names off of our holiday gift lists one-by-one, and taking advantage of local events where we can find handcrafted and locally produced goods for our friends, families, and clients.

One of our favorite events will be back just in time for Small Business Saturday (and Sunday) this weekend!

The Horseshoe Market is Denver’s premier indie craft vintage market. Established in 2010, the Horseshoe is your one-stop destination for all things handmade, vintage, art, and design.

 

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Make your Thanksgiving 2016 dinner reservations now!

We get it, spending the day slaving away in the kitchen in order to create the perfect table full of turkey and side dishes isn't everyone's idea of a good time. So, as has become an annual tradition at Live Urban, we found a great list of Denver area restaurants that are open on Thanksgiving over on OpenTable...check it out, and make sure to book your table soon!   Happy Thanksgiving!
     photo of the bistro at marshdale restaurant The Bistro at Marshdale      photo of elway's downtown restaurant ELWAY'S Downtown      photo of ignite burgers & bar restaurant Ignite Burgers & Bar     photo of blue island oyster bar restaurant Blue Island Oyster…
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