October 2016

There are 21 blog entries for October 2016.

sloan lake real estate

Sloan Lake Real Estate Listing: lovely Victorian home in one of Denver's hottest neighborhoods.

Perfect home for a family with 3 bedrooms on the upper level. High ceilings, wood floors, spacious master with sun porch, large windows and charm throughout. This east facing home boasts plenty of natural light with a fully fenced west facing backyard including a covered patio to enjoy your coffee or wine and a raised bed gardens. Plenty of space in the 2 car detached garage to store all of your gear. Enjoy the amenities of Sloan's Lake, Jefferson Park and Highlands Square from this homes ideal location.

Sloan Lake real estate listing by Katie Bozard for Live Urban Real Estate. Please contact Katie for current pricing and availability.

2227 Hooker

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villa park denver

Villa Park Denver Home for Sale

Chic remodel in HOT Villa Park Denver. This huge five bedroom home offers everything anyone could ever want. New everything including a completely redone kitchen with slab granite counters, stainless appliances, plenty of cabinets and upgraded lighting. New bathrooms with fantastic tile and vanities.

Fabulous open floor plan, perfect for entertaining. One car attached garage and plenty of on street parking add to the allure. Huge backyard ready for your personal touches. Within walking distance to the light rail line, and a short drive (or Uber ride) to downtown. This wonderful home is ready to just move right in!

840 Winona Court, Denver CO.

$392,000.

Listed by Casey Shea for Live Urban Real Estate.

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The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States.

The updated numbers actually show that the range is an average of 17.4% less expensive in Honolulu (HI), all the way up to 53.2% less expensive in Miami & West Palm Beach (FL), and 37.7% nationwide!

Other interesting findings in the report include:

  • Interest rates have remained low, and even though home prices have appreciated around the country, they haven’t greatly outpaced rental appreciation.
  • Home prices would have to appreciate by a range of over 23% in Honolulu (HI), up to over 45% in Ventura County (CA), to reach the
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harvard gulch denver home

Harvard Gulch Denver Home for Sale: completely move-in ready house on a corner lot just blocks from Harvard Gulch Park!

Main floor has all the charming characteristics of a 1940's house- coved ceilings, built in shelves, wonderful archways, and lots of light. This house near Harvard Gulch Denver has been updated over the years and includes a remodeled main floor bathroom, updated kitchen, and sizable bedrooms. Basement was taken down to the studs and fully remodeled with a conforming bedroom attached to a 3/4 bathroom, large living area with gas fire place, and utility room with lots of storage!

Entertain and relax in the back yard or watch the sunsets on the west facing covered porch. New siding, new water heater (2015), central a/c, newly

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We love Halloween in Denver!

As you've probably realized, we pretty much celebrate all things Autumn, Harvest, and Halloween around the Live Urban Real Estate office...because we just dig all the fall feels.

We kicked off the season with our 3rd Annual Harvest Party - see all the photos!

And last weekend, we were thrilled to participate in Highland Square's Annual Trick or Treat Street - thanks to Live Urban agents Heather, Sosa,  and Susan for handing out candy to all the little ghosts and goblins who came out to fright and delight!

 

 

 

As you head into a weekend full of more Boo-tiful + spooky good times, here are a couple reminders:

FARE’s Teal Pumpkin Project™ promotes safety, inclusion and respect of

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baker denver real estate

Show stopping remodel in Baker neighborhood Denver!

This two bed, two bath home has been completely redone, starting from the ground up. Entertainer’s dream with an open kitchen that’s completely new with: stainless appliances, slab quartz counters, beautiful new cabinets, chic backsplash. New bathrooms add to the allure with a master suite complete with textured tile. A huge, private, backyard with a large two car detached garage further the perfection. Exposed brick, designer flooring and air conditioning make this move in ready home a no brainer.

Baker Denver real estate, listed by Casey Shea for Live Urban Real Estate. Please contact Casey Shea for current pricing and availability.

346 Galapago Street, Denver CO.

$425,000.

 

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genesee colorado

(Click "Read Full Post" to watch the video. Watch through the end if you'd like to see me jumping on a trampoline for no good reason, whatsoever.)

Genesee Colorado Real Estate Offers the Best of Both Worlds

The decision to move west of Denver is almost always related to the mountains. My buyers want to be closer to the places where they hike, bike, ski and ride, and they want more than a passing, distant glimpse of the hills. If you want to live IN the hills, but still have easy access to the city, Genesee Colorado is where you need to look.

This video will give you a feel for the neighborhoods in Genesee and what kind of homes you can find there. It's surprisingly varied. Condos in the Village at Genesee can sell for under $300,000. On the

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moving to denver

Thinking of Moving to Denver?

Whether you just graduated or are simply looking to make a change, it might be time to reconsider your location — not all cities are created equally. And which city will give you the most opportunity largely depends on what career path you’ve chosen.

According to ADOBO, nationally, the unemployment rate is holding at less than 5% — down from a 2009 high of around 10% — and the job market is seeing steady growth. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, most of that growth between 2012 and 2015 has taken place in a few key sectors.

Two occupation categories are in a league of their own when it comes to growth, boasting a nearly 5% lead over the next-closest occupation. Community and social service grew 14.61%

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People often ask us where we think the market is headed.

Of course, without a magic crystal ball, it's impossible to tell the future, but indicators like this might mean that the Denver Metro area, which is very popular with homebuyers, will see a very strong housing market continue into Spring.

Young buyers could return to the housing market in droves this spring, according to a report due to be released Wednesday.

First-time home buyers now make up 52% of prospective buyers looking to purchase in 2017, up from 33% a year earlier, according to an analysis of web searches performed by Realtor.com, a real-estate listing website.

Buyers typically begin searching several months in advance, so the jump in activity could translate to increased

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According to our friends at Homestructions.com, managing the plumbing challenges of older homes before you purchase an older home it is a good idea to understand the common plumbing challenges you may discover. Pipes, sewers and drains can require expensive renovations before they will be reliable. Replacing old water pipes and drains in a 1,500 square foot home with two bathrooms can run between $4,000 and $10,000, depending upon how difficult it is to reach the old plumbing in walls and floors.

Before you buy a home, it is wise to have a professional plumber evaluate the condition of the existing plumbing. You will be charged a fee for this so ask for a price quote before they begin the inspection. If you eventually hire a plumber to do the work,

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