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Stapleton Market Report - Denver Colorado Real Estate

Listing price – Stapleton

 The median sales price for homes in Stapleton, Denver for Feb 10 to Apr 10 was $360,564 based on 68 sales. Compared to the same period one year ago, the median sales price decreased 16.6%, or $71,936, and the number of sales increased 13.3%. Average price per square foot for Stapleton was $190, a decrease of 2.6% compared to the same period last year.

There are currently 252 resale and new homes in Denver on Trulia, including 2 open houses, as well as 27 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. The average listing price for homes for sale in Stapleton was $369,966 for the week ending May 12, which represents an increase of 0.1%, or $469, compared to

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Highland Market Report - Denver Colorado Real Estate

Listing price – Highland

The median sales price for homes in Highland, Denver for Feb 10 to Apr 10 was $267,000 based on 43 sales. Compared to the same period one year ago, the median sales price increased 6%, or $15,000, and the number of sales increased 38.7%. Average price per square foot for Highland was $272, an increase of 14.3% compared to the same period last year.

There are currently 181 resale and new homes in Denver on Trulia, including 37 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. The average listing price for homes for sale in Highland was $453,879 for the week ending May 12, which represents an increase of 0.4%, or $1,976, compared to the prior week. For more

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I’ve got gardening on my mind this week, and I’m craving fresh veggies, home-grown eggs and all the yummy herbs and greens that we plant every year.  Yes, we are late for spring planting – but it’s been a busy Real Estate spring!

This popped into my email this morning and I just had to share…what a cool idea.  I can think of about a dozen good reasons to have one of these mobile gardens – including the hail that shredded our little urban farm last year – we could have just moved this under the covered patio to wait out the storm!

From the company’s website: 

Talk about food revolution! We searched far and wide for a mobile garden container, and finally found a line that’s truly well designed, great looking–and well priced. We are proud to introduce

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By JAMES R. HAGERTY

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U.S. home prices will begin a gradual recovery by next year, according to a survey of 92 economists and other housing analysts by MacroMarkets LLC.

Separately, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that single-family housing starts in April surged to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 593,000, up 10.2% from March. Ivy Zelman, chief executive of research firm Zelman & Associates, said builders stepped up production ahead of the April 30 deadline for sales qualifying for a federal tax credit, but since then have cut back.

The analysts surveyed by MacroMarkets on average expect home prices, as measured by the S&P/Case-Shiller national index, to rise about 12% in the five years ending Dec. 31, 2014. As of Dec. 31, that…
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What is there to do in Denver this summer?  With so many endless possibilities in Denver and the mountains, it can sometimes be hard to figure out what to do.  So what is better than a quick and easy list of local events, especially when the events are free!  For a full list of everything to do from art shows, to festivals, to concerts to day trips, click here and have fun!

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Mark your calendars, the 39th annual Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods (CHUN) People’s Fair will be back this June 5th and 6th.  This FREE arts and crafts festival is a Denver tradition and is a showcase of some of Denver’s finest artisans, food crafts and entertainers.  Each year, roughly 250,000 people attend this neighborhood event and this year CHUN is stepping up their efforts to help attendees “go green”.  The People’s Fair Green Team will not only be available to educate fairgoers on how to recycle, it is a part of CHUN’s effort to minimize waste through this year’s composting pilot program with the vendors. 

The current entertainment lineup is available now and can be found here.  More information on the People’s Fair, including a

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This new listing in Downtown Denver listing is truly a must see.  Rare 2 story loft in historic building. Unit features walls of exposed brick, high ceilings with original timbers and rafter, amazing kitchen and a private patio with killer Downtown views.  Easy walk to Riverfront Park, Coors Field and all of Downtown.  For more information, click here.

    

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How is Denver's economy doing during this newly dubbed "great recession?"  The answer is, surprising well.  According to a new article out by the Denver Business Journal, Denver has the nation’s third-strongest economy out of 366 metro areas, based primarily on two decades’ worth of jobs and income data, according to a report released Wednesday by economics research firm Policom Corp.

So how did Denver receive its highest ranking ever?  To compile its report, Florida-based Policom said it measured 23 different economic factors from 1989 to 2008. Positive factors in the rankings include wages and income broken down in several ways, plus jobs in key sectors; negative factors include welfare and Medicaid spending.

Top rated areas like Denver have had

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Platt Park Market Report - Denver Colorado Real Estate

Listing price – Platt Park

The median sales price for homes in Platt Park, Denver for Feb 10 to Apr 10 was $305,000 based on 27 sales. Compared to the same period one year ago, the median sales price decreased 7.1%, or $23,400, and the number of sales increased 80%. Average price per square foot for Platt Park was $290, a decrease of 19.9% compared to the same period last year.

There are currently 82 resale and new homes in Denver on Trulia, including 13 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. The average listing price for homes for sale in Platt Park was $448,032 for the week ending May 05, which represents an increase of 3.6%, or $15,410, compared to the prior week. For

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West Highland Market Report - Denver Colorado Real Estate

Listing price – West Highland

The median sales price for homes in West Highland, Denver for Feb 10 to Apr 10 was $285,425 based on 56 sales. Compared to the same period one year ago, the median sales price decreased 12.8%, or $42,025, and the number of sales increased 27.3%. Average price per square foot for West Highland was $285, a decrease of 0.7% compared to the same period last year.

There are currently 142 resale and new homes in Denver on Trulia, including 33 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. The average listing price for homes for sale in West Highland was $361,447 for the week ending May 05, which represents an increase of 0.4%, or $1,539, compared to the

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