Living Urban in Denver: Real Estate Blog

Denver-condo 

This fantastic residence features a spacious interior, designer finishes, and some of the finest community amenities in Denver. It features a beautiful gourmet kitchen, and a sprawling living/dining area with custom built-ins that can be suited for dinner parties, cocktail parties, game nights, or evenings at home. An oversized laundry room offers a plethora of storage space. The expansive master suite offers a beautiful retreat, and the five-piece master bath offers an opulent, spa inspired experience. Additionally, a non conforming second bedroom can be used as a guest retreat or office, and features a storage closet and additional en suite bath. This location is just a few blocks from some of South Broadway’s hottest restaurants and shops.

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How New Tax Code Affects Denver Homeowners

With a sweeping new tax code taking hold for the 2018 fiscal year, homeowners and taxpayers of all kinds are wondering how they’ll be impacted. When it comes to owning a home, your tax situation will vary depending on where you live. Moreover, entire real estate markets may see shifts due to the new legislation. In essence, two tax code measures have the promise to affect Colorado homeowners and homebuyers:

  1. The Standard Deduction Increase

  2. The Mortgage Interest Deduction Cap

Will You Really Save With The Increased Standard Deduction?

Trump described the deduction increase as, “nearly doubling the standard deduction that most families take on their taxes”. The truth isn’t so simple. Yes, the standard deduction will almost

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Home Design Trends 2018

It’s 2018 and we’re giddily awaiting the new decor hitting home design trends for this coming year. Home design trends historically follow fashion movements that trickle into living rooms, dining rooms, and bedrooms. Yes, the crocheted couch covers of the 70s started their trending lives as dresses and tops, while the golden arches of the 90s made their way into our hearts through the ear and neck bling of the day.

Our Home Design Trends Predictions in an Infographic

Interior Design Predictions Infographic

The same is true now… future throw pillows are our current jackets, tops, and sweaters! So, with one eye on the fashion trends of 2017 and one looking forward into 2018, we put together some home design trends in the form of predictions for the new year.

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2018 Home Decor Trends

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Denver-townhouse

With 24 eateries within a mile, everything you need is at your fingertips, but feels private with a one-way street and a great park in your front yard! An upgraded kitchen with giant island, flex space and large living space make the main floor the perfect hang out spot. The finished basement has 9 foot ceilings, great lounging space and a bedroom and full bathroom, great for a guest! Upstairs you have two bedrooms, including a master bedroom. Large floor to ceiling windows, huge master closet and bathroom. Be sure to not miss the balcony off the master bedroom that offers mountain views, talk about a perfect spot for morning coffee! Professionally Xeriscaped yard with a hot tub offers the perfect spot for an evening of relaxation. 

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In the spirit of new beginnings, we went searching for some good New Year's resolutions for the homeowners we love and value -- Live Urban clients, friends and family!

New Year's Resolutions for Homeowners

We really like this list of 5 suggestions from HGTV.  They consulted with experts and came up with some resolutions that will make your home a more beautiful, efficient, clean and green place in the coming year:

 1. Streamline the stuff.

One of the best and least expensive ways to feel better about your home is to clear it of clutter. Each year most of us acquire a mountain of stuff. Without some regular purging, cabinets and drawers get jam-packed and it becomes hard to find the things you use and enjoy the most. (All that clutter also makes your house look dated and dirty,

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Denver Holiday Events 2017

There’s only one weekend left until Christmas! Time certainly flies when you’re having fun - and when it still feels like autumn out there. Whether Colorado’s unseasonably warm weather threw your holiday plans for a loop, you’d just like to squeeze in some last-minute festivities before the big day,  or you want to plan something special for Christmas Eve on Sunday, we have the list for you. See Denver holiday events 2017 that will be open all weekend (December 22th, 2017 through December 24th, 2017) in the Metro Denver area.

Downtown Denver Ice Rink- Denver, CO

Skating is FREE! Rentals: Adults $8, Children $6 (FREE on Sundays): Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Your kids’ skate rentals are free on Christmas Eve and it’s always free to skate at the

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Denver-house

Welcome to your new home! This beautiful and large home backs up to open space and a stream, so plenty of privacy. Inside you’re greeted by new laminate floors and fresh paint. The huge kitchen opens up to a large dining and living space, complete with a gas fireplace. A large laundry room (washer/dryer included) and a half bath round out the main floor. Upstairs you have a master suite with a large walk-in closet and large master bathroom with full-sized tub. The rest of the upstairs includes two additional bedrooms, a large open office/loft space, and a full bathroom, ready for a full family or your visiting guests. Seller has experienced an annual savings of $1,165 with the solar panel system!

For more details, contact listing agent Josh Gertz.

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Holiday cheer has been spreading like glitter around the Live Urban Office... a dusting of snow greeted us this morning and shoppers have been bustling around Highland Square. The only thing that could make a day like today better is an evening of holiday lights viewing. 

But, have you ever driven Denver's streets only to head home without setting eyes on any truly impressively decorated homes? 

Well, it turns out the Denver Post has an interactive map where you can find all of the most fantastic decorated homes across the Denver Metro Area - and if your house isn't already on the map, you can add it!

So, fill those travel mugs with hot chocolate and hit the road for some good old-fashioned holiday light viewing!

Have fun checking out

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Denver-house

Highly sought after Harkness Heights bungalow tucked in the privacy of trees. Open floor plan invites easy flow and social points from multiple rooms. Hardwood floors throughout, plus new carpet, high ceilings and large sun filled windows. Two bedrooms on the main floor plus a large addition in back houses a media room and main floor laundry. Continue on out to the back deck and enjoy the landscaped backyard, quiet enough for coffee and news in the morning or wine and snacks in a summers evening. Upstairs hosts a master retreat loft with a skylight, walk in closet and large bathroom.

For more details, contact listing agent Lauren Eddy.

$665,000
3 bed, 2 bath, 2294 sf
4153 Knox Court
Denver, Harkness Heights

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The Details: Detached

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Denver-house

The main level has an open, light-filled floor plan complete with a cozy wood burning living room fireplace for those cold winter nights. The chef’s kitchen features stainless steel Kitchenaid appliances, beautiful marblesque slate countertops, new custom cabinets, two pantries, and a large island for extra seating. Upstairs, you will find two large bedrooms sharing a bath as well as a stunning master suite with walk in closet and five piece bath. Outside boasts a huge yard with professional landscaping, new sod and sprinkler as well as two outdoor patios and pergola accessed by french doors on the southern side. There is still room to add on with an over 9000 square foot lot.

For more details, contact listing agent Traci Tooman.

$1,150,000
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