March 2013

There are 15 blog entries for March 2013.

Downtown Denver Spacious Loft
Listed at $375,000

 

Live downtown Denver in this hip, open and spacious loft! This space is perfect for entertaining with it's refreshing newly remodeled kitchen that opens to the dining and living room. With two bedrooms, two tastefully remodeled bathrooms and an a flex space, there is plenty of room to stretch out and be comfy at an affordable price in downtown . Retreat to your master bedroom which features a master bath with Jacuzzi tub and a stylish walk in closet. The master bedroom opens into what can be another bedroom, office, nursery, or whatever you see fit. The flex space would be great for and office or studio especially if you are looking for a place to call work and home as this property is zoned for

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What is the Denver Real Estate market going to do as we get into spring? Historically, springtime marks the beginning of "buying season" for Real Estate in Denver and so the standard answer is that the market is really going to pick up. But with as crazy as the market has been the past three months, it is hard to say with any certainty that it can get any hotter than it is right now, but my gut says it will.

According to the S&P/Case Shiller home prices index that was released yesterday, the Denver metro area saw a 9.2% rise in home prices in January compared to last January at the same time. That marks 13 straight months of year-over-year gains and the highest gains since the housing market burst in 2006. According to an article in the Denver

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Corner Unit Wynkoop Model has Stunning 
Mountain and City Views!
Listed at $639,995

This is your chance to live the life you have always wanted! SPIRE is one of the fastest selling developments in the nation! Imagine a home overlooking a horizon of city, sky and mountains, adorned with brilliant architecture outside and a gorgeous designer living space inside. 

This 2 Bedroom and 2 Bath Corner Unit has beautiful upgraded wood floors throughout, over $6,000 worth of custom closet systems, and beautiful upgraded designer features. A one of a kind home in a one of a kind building.

Just Listed by Jessica Manley - Contact Jessica for more information or a private showing!

Check out the virtual tour for more photos of this stunning Denver home for sale.

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Have you heard of the Denver Energy Challenge? It is a free service provide by the city of Denver to help residents and businesses become more energy efficient. And since it is free, I figured why not try it out?    I met with Jenny today from the Denver Energy Challenge who was nice enough to stop by my house and spend a good hour consulting me in all the ways my house is saving energy and also ways in which I can make my home more efficient. We walked through the entire house and she pointed out small and large steps I can take to save energy, and as a result, money.   Within a few hours of our consult I had a full report from Jenny outlining ways I can make improvements to my home along with a list of recommended service providers that can…
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The charity event pits teams against each other in a citywide scavenger hunt to answer clues and win a $10,000 cash prize—all to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Colorado.

LIVE Urban Real Estate is proud to present the second annualRace to Your Next Place—a thrilling citywide scavenger hunt with 250 teams of two vying for a $10,000 CASH grand prize!

Registration for this charity event is now open at www.RaceNextPlace.com. 100% of race registration fees will be awarded to charity partner Habitat for Humanity of Colorado.  The registration is just $75 per team. All participants will receive a Race t-shirt, food, beverages, pre- and post-race entertainment, and tote bag with coupons and goodies.

Participants need not be runners – the event is

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Buoyed by successes from past homeowner programs and with an eye on the future, the City and County of Denver and the Metro Mayors Caucus today launched the Metro Mortgage Assistance Plus Program, a new funding initiative to encourage home ownership.“There is no better way to help rebuild our local economy and expand the strength and vitality of our neighborhoods than to open the doors of home ownership to moderate and low-income buyers,” said Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock.

The program reduces the usual barriers to home ownership by providing a 4% grant for down payment and closing cost assistance—money the borrower does not repay—and can offer a competitive interest rate on 30-year mortgages. The program can currently be used to purchase any property

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  Most people I know would love to add solar to their home, it is just a matter of how expensive it is and if it's really worth it. I wondered the same thing so I started asking around. What I found was pretty shocking. Did you know you can actually add solar to your home for absolutely free?      Last week, I met with Jeff Munn with Syndicated Solar and was amazed by what he had to show me. After about 30 minutes meeting with him, I felt like an expert on solar and was excited about my options. Syndicated Solar offered me three different options.    1) The first is a zero down program. With no money out of pocket, I could add solar to my house and over the next 20 years potentially save $6,498 in electric bills. The way this program works…
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Owning a home is an amazing experience, but nobody ever said it was easy. There’s so much to do and so little time in the day. Enter BrightNest – a free iPhone app to help homeowners get more done around the house. From basic maintenance to cleaning tips to home design ideas – we hand pick the best tips for you and your home, build a simple schedule, and send you reminders when it’s time to tackle something.

 DOWNLOAD LINK: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id609754293?mt=8

 How it Works

 Customize the app to your needs and your home’s unique qualities, then let BrightNest do the thinking so you don’t have to. BrightNest serves up unique suggestions to each user, along with easy-to-follow instructions and timely reminders. We provide all the

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Has anyone every begged you to sell your home? A couple years ago, you probably would have laughed in their face. But now you will find almost every single Realtor and home-buyer begging you to sell your home. As the inventory in Denver keeps falling and more and more buyers are out and about with the nice weather looking for a house, homes for sale are literally flying off the shelf.

Don't believe me? I sent a home buyer 5 homes last night that had come on the market yesterday. By the time we went to look at 2 pm today, 4 were under contract. In some neighborhoods we aren't talking days on market, we are talking HOURS on market and I'm not exagerating.

If we take a look at some of the more popular neighborhoods you can see why we need new

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Heads up Denver! Residential seasonal street sweeping begins April 1st and Denver Public Works needs your help to keep the Mile High City clean!

Denver Public Works Street Maintenance crews sweep residential streets from April through November. 
Residential streets in Denver are only swept once per month where posted (not every block has restrictions), so please be sure to move your vehicle according to the signs on your block to avoid a $50.00 parking citation. 



Want a helpful reminder about your street sweeping day? Denver Public Works has you covered!
 Here's your options:

1) Sign up to receive a free email reminder of your street sweeping day. Visit the Street Sweeping Reminder Sign-Up Page to sign up. Be sure you know what day of the week

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