October 2017

There are 20 blog entries for October 2017.

Happy Halloween, Denver!

Live Urban loves Halloween and wanted to share a few ghost stories from our very own Mile High City for the occasion. Want an extra fright this Halloween? Stop by one of these “haunted” locations and you may be visited by a Centennial State ghost!

Denver Ghost Stories

The Grant-Humphreys Mansion Murder

This picturesque Capitol Hill Mansion resides atop a grassy knoll. The building’s ivory and blush exterior paints a whimsical, storybook picture but the mansion’s history sounds more like a horror story than a fairytale.

Build in 1902, the Grant-Humphreys Mansion was home to Colorado’s third Governor, James Benton Grant. In 1917, the mansion was sold to Albert E. Humphreys who made his fortune oil drilling in Wyoming. Humphreys found

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Its a typical scenario that many of my clients express… the sadness that is experienced when they move away from a home they love. Whether it be to upsize or downsize or relocate, we create deep, and often emotional bonds with the places in which we live. We get caught up in the heavy lifting and the frenzy of packing, and before we know it, moving day comes. As we pull away from our beloved home, we are often hit by a deep sense of sadness… “so, is that it??” All of those memories, and we don’t get a chance to say goodbye to our homes that have hosted us for years, and been the receptacle for so much love and laughter and treasured moments shared with family and friends.

And when we look back to see our home in the rearview mirror, it’s too late.

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What Halloween events are there in the Highlands this year? If you live in Highlands or are coming for a visit, then you are in luck. The next two weeks hold plenty of great events to get you in the Halloween spirit whether you are young or old. We may be a bit biased - Live Urban Real Estate has called the Highlands home for almost 15 years, after all - but we think Denver's hilltop is the best place to spend your Halloween weekend. A Highlands Halloween just can't be missed!

Trick or Treat Street on Tennyson

Saturday, October 28th, from 11 to 2

Businesses along Tennyson will be handing out candy and offering Halloween specials to Trick or Treaters and their families.  Come in your best costume and enjoy a Highlands Halloween.

10th Annual

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This property is located on one of the top floors, offers terrific finishes, parking, a fitness facility, and a location that is second-to-none. Enjoy coffee or wine in your sun filled living room.  Host a dinner party or game night from your well equipped kitchen.  Relax in the tranquility of your spacious bedroom suite.  Whether you enjoy entertaining or spending quiet time at home, this property offers countless opportunities for every lifestyle.  Most importantly, step out of your front door and you will be in the heart of Denver’s vibrant Capitol Hill Neighborhood (filled wth restaurants, parks, coffee shops and more).

For more details, contact listing agent Ryan Belinak.

1 bed, 1 bath, 609 sf
1390 North Emerson Street
Denver, Capitol

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Nicely updated brick ranch with 2 bedrooms and 1 bath. This very comfortable Wheat Ridge home borders the Highlands and Denver Proper, and is within walking distance to Sloan’s Lake, Edgewater, Tennyson Street and Highland Square! The over-sized lot, with built in custom fire pit, large South facing fenced in garden area, and finished sunroom offers an incredible space for entertaining!

For more details, contact listing agent Michael Hanayik.

2 bed, 1 bath, 1170 sf
3520 Chase Street
Denver, Wheat Ridge

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The Details: Detached Single Family Ranch, Great Location Close to Sloan’s Lake Edgewater, Tennyson Street Shops

Property Features: Roof and Sunroom Patio, Windows within 2 years, Hot Water Heater Less Than 1 year, Furnace

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Great location right next to the 9th Ave. & Colorado redevelopment offering shops, restaurants, parks and open space. Scheduled completion 2019. Right now walk to Trader Joe's with a liquor store, Starbucks and Snooze along with other pubs and restaurants.  Open floor plan that opens to extra large balcony that over looks the pool. Newer floor to ceiling glass balcony in living room and master bedroom keep it cool in the summer and warm in the winter plus block out the noise. Additional radiant floor heat in the master bedroom make it very cozy. Includes large storage space in basement and assigned Parking. Very pet friendly building.

For more details, contact listing agent Rebekah Robinson.

2 bed, 2 bath, 928 sf
1121 Albion Street #209

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Getting your home ready for winter in the Denver metro area

Deep cold has held off this autumn so far for Denver. But, rest assured, an icy blast is sure to hit the front range! Getting your home ready for winter in the Denver area can save you on costly repairs and winter-time stress. 

What?! You don't have a Winter Prep List for your home?! Now you do...

Preparing your home for winter takes some serious planning, but getting your home ready for winter in the Denver Metro area doesn’t have to break the bank or your back. There are several simple ways to make sure your house is up to the task of getting through the coldest months. It’s important that you take the steps to get them done before the first freeze so you’re not left floundering at the last minute.

One of the first steps toward winterizing

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Traditional two story home in Sundance Hills, with access to community pool and tennis club. As if your park-like backyard with no homes behind you were not enough! You will love entertaining in the open kitchen with eating space, that flows to the family room, complete with fireplace and custom cherry woodwork and builtins and french doors leading to the deck, main floor library/office with leaded glass french doors, formal living room and separate formal dining room complete the downstairs of this inviting home. Head upstairs to the master, with en suite, which overlooks your gorgeous backyard, and three additional, spacious bedrooms which share a newly updated bath with marble and custom cabinetry. The walk out basement adds more casual

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Denver's Best New Restaurants

Can't decide where to eat this weekend? Don't worry, Denver just got a whole slew of options for you to choose from. Wait, that might make the decision harder! Not to worry, we've created a list of the Best New Restaurants in Denver that's sure to include a new spot you can get excited about trying right away. Want to keep a pulse on the Denver restaurant scene? Eater Denver is a great resource and will keep you up to date on all the new happenings around town. 

1659 Wazee St
Urban Farmer's self described “rural chic” atmosphere aims to combine the feel of Denver's historical beginnings with the trendy scene that it is today. Think "country boy marries city girl" as you enjoy butcher's cuts of locally sourced,

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Location! Location! Location! This is a beautiful 1 Bed/1 Bath loft at the historic Silver State Lofts which is conveniently located in the Ballpark neighborhood! It’s situated between lively LoDo and hip RiNo neighborhoods, so envision yourself steps away from most of Denver’s best bars & restaurants! It’s less than a mile away from Union Station and Coors Field. It provides quick and easy access to both I-25 and I-70. This 1st floor home features hardwood floors, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, oversized windows that bring in a ton of natural light, 12.5 foot ceilings and a washer/dryer in the unit. The building has a rooftop deck for all your entertaining and outdoor space needs and each unit comes with additional private storage

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