Living Urban in Denver: Real Estate Blog

East side office opening this fall in the center of Denver’s classic historic neighborhoods

Live Urban Real Estate, a city-focused real estate brokerage, is opening a second neighborhood real estate office at the four corners of the Cherry Creek, Congress Park, Cheesman Park, and Capitol Hill neighborhoods. Live Urban will occupy a storefront location along busy East 6th Avenue, adjacent to other local neighborhood businesses including Shaver-Ramsey and Barolo Grill.

“I’ve wanted to open a second location for a few years, but wanted to find just the right location,” says John Skrabec, President of the growing boutique brokerage. “It’s in a great spot filled with unique shops, restaurants and service providers, with a walkable connection to the

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why didn't the average home price increase this month?

A seasonal shift may be coming to the Denver real estate market! DMAR’s June numbers (based on May data) look as though Denver’s summer slow down hit a bit early for 2018. But, with the market so hot one might mistake it for the blazing summer sun... why the early cloud cover?

Rebekah Robinson, Live Urban Real Estate Realtor, discusses the June numbers.

The Typical Summer Trend

Since Denver’s great recession recovery, the housing market’s peak appeared each spring (May/June), then entered the summer slowdown through July and August. Denver’s yearly spring real estate boom seems to arrive as temps warm and buyers begin hopping in their cars for a sunny day of house hunting.

Come midsummer, many buyers head out of the state for vacation,

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Live in the heart of everything in this Lodo/Riverfront Park condo. As you enter the unit, you are welcomed by expansive spaces, tall ceilings, tons of kitchen storage, and a patio overlooking Lodo. This one bedroom condo lives large with a flex space that can be used as a dining room, office, guest quarters, or den. Attached master bath makes a master suite perfect for privacy from the public spaces.  Rarely will you find such an amazing condo, in the heart of all the action, for under $300k with included parking. Walk to Cherry Creek path, Lodo, Union Station, sports venues, multiple parks, and have access to some of the best dining and bars in Colorado. This is an income restricted property. Please check out for more…
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  Modern updates and convenience meet old-world charm in this stunning Queen Anne style victorian home. The original architecture and remarkable details like exposed brick, pocket doors, and woodwork are maintained, while married beautifully with modern updates like gleaming granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Imagine yourself entertaining in this open floorplan, oversized flagstone patio and gorgeous wrap-around porch. Relax in your master sanctuary complete with en-suite bathroom and fireplace. Your commute will be a breeze with convenient access to I-25 and downtown. Spend your weekends exploring Sloan Lake, Jefferson Park and tons of restaurants and breweries nearby.  

For more information, contact listing agent Kelsey

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 why summer is a great time to buy a house

Denver’s awash in green and sunshine and you can hardly open a window without inhaling the scent of a newly fired up barbecue grill… summer is on its way! Summer undoubtedly offers fun in the sun, but what about house hunting? If you’re planning to buy a home, you’re probably wondering if summer is a good time for your search.

It sure is! Summer has much more to offer than rooftop dining and pool parties. It’s also a great time to search for a home and here’s why:

Home prices typically drop in the summer

Spring really gets the real estate market cooking, but the summer months tend to simmer on low heat. With many buyers heading to vacation spots, home buying traffic subsides between May and October. This reduces purchase competition,

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Denver house for sale
Fall in love with this 1950's brick charmer in the highly sought after Grand View Highland neighborhood. Meticulously cared for with original charm and classic updates. Walk into this darling home and find wood floors throughout along with stunning updates to the kitchen and bathrooms. Granite countertops, Kitchen Aid appliances and cabinetry made in the USA. You will love this outdoor oasis for entertaining family and friends, gardening or just to unwind. Oversized garage and storage shed. New fence and replacing roof. Just a few blocks from Tennyson Street. A perfect location and a cozy place to call home.

For more information, contact listing agent Nicole Luna.

2 bed, 2 bath, 1276 SF
3212 W. 45th Ave.
Grand View Neighborhood, Denver


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Gov Park condo for sale Affordable and updated efficiency condo in one of Denver’s premier urban neighborhoods. Walk to all the best city spots, Trader Joe’s is just 2 blocks away.    Top floor unit. Light and bright and well laid out. Nice, open floor plan, updated kitchen and bath, huge walk-in closet. Low HOA dues which include most all utilities, plus reserved parking space. Building amenities are shared with 888 Logan and include pool, community room with views, garden area, visitor parking spots, guest suite and more! (Unit is technically a studio, but easily add a wall to make it a full one bed.)  

For more information, contact listing agent Irene Glazer.

1 bed, 1 bath, 531 SF
855 Pennsylvania #408
Gov Park/Cap Hill, Denver

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Potter highlands home for sale

This charming bungalow, built in 1901, is situated in the Historic Potter Highlands. Property consists of approximately 1,033SF of finished space, 2 bedrooms and 1 full bathroom. The property features original fireplace with built-in bookcases, hardwood floors, and a fantastic front porch. Property is located within walking distance of Highlands and Lower Highlands.

For more information, contact listing agent Ash Sabados.

2 bed, 1 bath, 1,033 SF
2926 W 34th Avenue
Potter Highlands, Denver


The Details 2017 Property Taxes totaling $2,388. Zoning is U-TU-B.   Property Features Remodeled Kitchen, with stainless steel appliances and granite tile countertops. Detached 1 car garage and a fantastic backyard to entertain…
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Don’t miss the opportunity to show this stunning and rare luxury residence comprising the entire 14th Floor of one of Denver’s finest buildings, Cheesman Gardens. This 4,850 square foot, 3 bed/4 bath home is unparalleled in the market. Five parking spaces included. 360-degree views of the park, Botanic Gardens, skyline and Front Range. Three en suite bedrooms – each a retreat unto itself – including a master with gracious sitting area, double walk-in closets and natural stone bath finishes. Large study/bonus room is perfectly elegant flex space. The building itself sits at the western boundary of Cheesman amid the city’s most impressive mansions. This is Denver luxury living at its classic and elegant best.

For more details, contact listing

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Park Hill Home for sale

Storybook Tudor on an amazing street in desirable Park Hill. As you enter this lovely home, you are greeted by a gorgeous formal entryway with rich wood trim everywhere complimenting the gleaming hardwood flooring throughout the main level. Huge, open concept layout lends perfectly to entertaining. Large kitchen with plenty of storage is adjacent to a beautiful sun room. The basement has another family room, bathroom, and bedroom along with an exterior entrance perfect for an Airbnb or mother-in-law apartment. The backyard is a gardener’s dream for growing vegetables, enjoying established perennials, and relaxing on a wonderful patio. A two-car detached garage allows for plenty of space to store vehicles or toys. This gorgeous Tudor is perfection in

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