Living Urban in Denver: Real Estate Blog

Open the door to a champagne lifestyle with a Coors Light price tag...just in time to ring in 2015. Throw a dinner party in the large dining room or hang out in the open great room with vaulted ceilings and wood-burning stove.

Whip up tasty apps and cocktails in your gourmet kitchen, then take the fun out onto the large covered patio and enjoy the terraced gardens, koi pond and private backyard. When guests have gone home, retreat to your huge master suite with custom reclaimed wood sliding barn door and walk-in closet.

Granite counters, new wood floors, designer tile, new carpet, upgraded lighting and thoughtful decorator's details are found throughout this cozy and inviting abode...this is the home you didn't think you could are

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 Move in and enjoy this well-kept home. Located in a great Westminster neighborhood close to three parks, schools, the Westminster College Hill Library, open space trails and shopping.

The home features vaulted ceilings in the formal living area with lots of windows that fill the room with natural light. The lovely master bedroom is spacious and also includes a vaulted ceiling with an attached five piece master bath and a walk in closet. You will enjoy cooking in the nice size kitchen that has a center island for that extra needed counter space .

There are two more spacious bedrooms located on the upper level and 3 bathrooms in this home. A main floor laundry area and a open basement that is insulated and ready to finish as you please. This home

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Yes, you read that right. Renters in Denver need to make $35 an hour to afford a median priced rental. $35 an hour is 4 times the minimum wage in Denver and is no small amount, especially for those just out of college and new to the area so it definitely caught me a little off guard.  When you think about how many apartments are being built in Denver you would think that this number would be coming down soon. But even with the influx of new rentals to the market, vacancy rates continue to fall and rental rates continue to climb. 

According to a recent article by the Denver Post, click here, the median rent in the Denver Metro area is $1,772 per month which means you would need to earn $70K a year to to abide by the rule of thumb that annual housing

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Thinking about selling your house, but want to wait until after the holidays?  There are a few things that you could get started on now that will have you ahead of the game when 2015 hits and you are ready to roll!

1. Get rid of clutter. Throw out or file stacks of newspapers and magazines. Pack away most of your small decorative items. Store out-of-season
clothes to make closets seem roomier. Clean out the garage.

2. Wash your windows and screens to let more light into the interior.

3. Treat yourself to a professional housecleaning, then do your best to keep your house looking tidy. Wash fingerprints from light switchplates. Mop and wax floors. Clean the stove and refrigerator (yes, people WILL open them). A clean house makes a better first

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Live Large In This Spacious Remodeled Ranch Home Near Old Town Littleton. Home Completely Renovated In 2009; Including All New Mechanical, Plumbing & Electrical Systems. More Recent Updates Include; New Front Door, Recycled Glass Counter Tops, Patio, R60 Insulation Levels, Extended Driveway And Stucco Added To The Exterior Of Sun Room.

Tons Of Storage Space And Great Outdoor Living Space With A Fire Pit Area And Sprinkler System. Peach & Plum Trees Plus Gardens That Grow Red & Golden Raspberries, Garlic, Horseradish, Rhubarb & Mint For You To Enjoy.

Located In The Littleton School District, Nearby Parks Include Ketring Park, Powers Park and Gallup Park. Close To Several Coffee Shops And Eateries Including; Duffeyroll Cafe, Solid Grounds Coffee

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Despite it being the middle of December and creeping up on Christmas, nine homes sold this week in Wheat Ridge!  For people interested in a Wheat Ridge home, there are really slim pickings.  Five of the 13 new listings this week are in the brand new development InCarnations near 38th and Harlan.  This much anticipated development has row homes, townhomes and detached single family homes.  All the styles are priced starting around $400k and a buyer can select from a few different finishes to customize the final product.


Nearby to the InCarnations development, this adorable bungalow listed this week for $279k.  It's fully renovated and walkable to the Ridge at 38 downtown district.  Message me if you'd like any more details!


Joy Opp, Live

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Gorgeous move-in ready condo is in the heart of the Highlands. Large open floor plan complimented by great storage space and unique touches. Stainless appliances and granite counter tops finish off the kitchen.

Two outdoor living spaces great for relaxing and taking in a Colorado sunset. Two master bedrooms make it perfect for roommates or visitors. One car detached garage. This location can’t be beat, walking distance from Highlands many shops and restaurants.

4001 West 32nd Avenue #5 Denver CO 80212.

2 Bedrooms. 3 Bathrooms. 1398 Square Feet.


Listed by Kelley Vandemotter for Live Urban Real Estate. Please contact Kelley for current pricing and availability.









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Terrific brick bungalow in the perfect Platt Park location!

This four bedroom, two bath home is two blocks from the South Pearl Street business district, which features coffee shops, wine bars, neighborhood pubs, great dining, such as Sushi Den, and great shopping. You can also walk to the Louisiana-Pearl light rail station and head downtown! The kitchen has been updated with new cabinets and marble countertops plus, both bathrooms have new tile work. The character of this home has remained intact!

The oversized two-car garage is a real asset to city living. This home boasts a closed-in front porch for added square footage and centralized air conditioning. You don’t want to miss seeing this great home in this great location!

1485 South Logan

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According to Metrolist, Colorado’s largest MLS and the provider of, limited supplies of housing inventory did not constrain Denver area residential home sales in November. Sales remained strong year over year and home prices increased once again.

In November, 6,566 active listings were on the market in the Denver metro and surrounding area, an 18 percent decrease as compared to last month, and a 27 percent year-over-year decrease. These numbers reflect inventory levels roughly half of what they were just three years ago.

“Tight inventories that have been seen in the Denver area housing market for some time now showed no signs of easing in November,” said Kirby Slunaker, president and CEO of Metrolist. “The slowing in monthly home

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Homes that are priced right and show well continue to fly off the market…and this town home in Lowry was no exception.  We asked Listing Agent Dawn Richardson for the whole story….

Live Urban: We would love to hear how the deal came together....did you have multiple offers? How many showings did you have? Do you feel like this is typical in today's market?

Dawn: This property hit the market at 4:00pm on Saturday and we got our first showing request within an hour. Sunday wasn't a very busy showing day but we had three showings and two offers that ended up in a bit of bidding war against each other. In the end the first person who saw the unit won the bid. It feels like this is typical in the market at the moment. If you are a buyer you need to

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