Weekend Happenings: November 1-2

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It’s time for the weekend! Take a look at our picks below for the first weekend of November: Saturday 11/1 Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at the Botanic Gardens from 9AM-2PM. Wear your costumes and take part in the activities to celebrate this Mexican holiday that recognizes death as a natural […]

Lender’s Corner: FHA policy change to save home-sellers millions of dollars

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Good news, FHA mortgage holders: The Federal Housing Authority recently announced a policy change that could save you and other home-sellers with FHA mortgages, collectively, hundreds of millions of dollars a year. While in the past, homeowners with FHA loans who paid off their mortgages in full were hit with “extended” interest charges, this practice […]

Denver Real Estate: Open Houses October 25-26

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Looking for Denver real estate? Come visit this weekend’s Open Houses presented by our RE/MAX of Cherry Creek brokers. SATURDAY 10/25 1-4PM 3215 W 17TH AVENUE SLOANS LAKE $442,000 2 Bedrooms 2.5 Baths Spacious new construction townhome in Sloans Lake with completion in September/October of 2014. Roomy floor plans with modern finishes, two car garages, […]

Denver Weekend Happenings: October 25-26

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Since Halloween is just a week away, Denver is getting into the holiday spirit so we have a special Halloween version of our Weekend Happenings. Don your best costumes and head out to take advantage of all the activities! Saturday 10/25 It’s the 30th annual Boo at the Zoo! Taking place both Saturday and Sunday […]

Featured New Listing: 2051 Balsam Street, Lakewood

2051 Balsam Street Lakewood

Stunning Custom Home on 1/2 Acre in Lakewood 4 Bedrooms 4 Baths Price: $735,000 Presented by Louise Ninneman   Feels like living in the country but you’re 15 minutes from downtown Denver! Impeccable craftsmanship and attention to detail abound in this one-of-a-kind home with high ceilings & light-filled rooms, custom woodworking & built-ins, & a […]

Foreign buyers of U.S. real estate on the rise

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As China continues its rise in world stature, the country is making its mark on American residential real estate. Recent figures show that China led the way in foreign purchases of U.S. real estate last year. Chinese buyers accounted for 24% of all foreign sales last year, according to the National Association of Realtors’ annual […]

Home & Lifestyle: 5 small kitchen updates that make a big difference

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Have you been living with an inefficient older kitchen, while daydreaming of an update? You don’t have to launch a full-fledged renovation to make your kitchen more livable. Just a few changes can make all the difference. The Wall St. Journal recently offered six additions that can transform your kitchen from awkward to awesome: 1. […]

Denver Real Estate: Open Houses October 18-19

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Looking for Denver real estate? Come visit this weekend’s Open Houses presented by our RE/MAX of Cherry Creek brokers. SATURDAY 10/20 1-3PM 7969 E 23RD AVENUE STAPLETON $650,000 5 Bedrooms 4 Baths A distinctively exquisite home in the heart of one of Denver’s most premier communities. You instantly get a warm and inviting feel with […]

Weekend Happenings October 18-19

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It’s going to be a beautiful, sunny fall weekend, and we have some seasonal events to choose from! Check out our Weekly Happenings, and let us know what you get up to. Saturday 10/18 Held outside at the 17 Mile House, the Fall Festival is taking place from 10AM-4PM and will have pumpkins for sale, […]

Featured New Listing: 903 E 13th Avenue

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Brand New Townhome in the Heart of Capitol Hill 3 Bedrooms 3.5 Baths Price: $535,000 Presented by Paul Cunningham To be completed in December 2014. Three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, two-car attached garages. Open floor plans with huge floor-to-ceiling windows. Quartz counter tops, stainless steel appliances, solid oak hardwood floors. Pergola covered rooftop decks with […]

Denver Activities: Pumpkin Patches & Festivals

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The autumn season is peaking in the city with all of the golden leaves on the trees, and chilly mornings are becoming more and more common. Fall is definitely in the air with winter not far behind, so before the season is over make sure you get out to the pumpkin patches and festivals to […]

Denver Real Estate: Open Houses October 11-12

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Looking for Denver real estate? Come visit this weekend’s Open Houses presented by our RE/MAX of Cherry Creek brokers. SATURDAY 10/11 12-3PM 2526 KING STREET SLOANS LAKE $865,000 4 Bedrooms 5 Baths View Listing Information & More Photos Here Stunning New Construction in Sloans Lake. Fabulous open floor plan perfect for entertaining. Chef’s dream kitchen […]

Weekend Happenings: October 11-12

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Here are our picks for this weekend in Denver! From chili and beer tasting to touring historic homes, it’s a great weekend to get out and have some fun. Saturday 10/11 Beer and chili. A match made in heaven. So it’s only natural that a festival would be created for them both. On Saturday, Golden […]

Featured New Listing: 5901 West Lehigh Avenue #8

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Perfect Ranch Patio Home in Windsong Village at Pinecrest 3 Bedrooms 3 Baths Price: $425,000 Presented by Carol Hearn Beautiful free standing ranch style patio home in a quiet and private location near Ft. Logan and Pinehurst Country Club. Wonderful community. Very open and filled with light. Huge country kitchen with tile counters and a […]

Making Your Home Baby-Ready

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When a couple makes a decision to expand their family and have a child, their whole world changes as they embark upon bringing a new little human being into the world. Along with the joy of raising a child, there are a lot of initial steps that take planning and preparation. One thing that we […]

Denver Lifestyle: The Importance of Good Coffee

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Consider yourself a coffee snob? Well, if you’re reading this and you live in Denver, a new study would agree. Redfin and Foursqaure rated Denver as the 5th best city for coffee snobs, coming in just behind Boulder at 3rd place. This is great news for coffee fans because it means that our city offers […]

Denver Real Estate: Open Houses October 4-5

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Looking for Denver real estate? Come visit this weekend’s Open Houses presented by our RE/MAX of Cherry Creek brokers. SATURDAY 10/4 11:30AM – 1:30PM 5690 HAPPY CANYON ROAD SOUTHMOOR VISTA $799,000 5 Bedrooms 4 Baths View Listing Information & More Photos Here The warmth of this Cherry Hills Village home invites you to gather your […]

Weekend Happenings: October 4-5

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Is it Friday yet? We’re looking forward to getting out this weekend and soaking up the lovely, fall-like weather in the forecast! Once again there is a great assortment of Denver events and activities. Here are our picks: Saturday 10/4 If you love meat – and we mean good, quality meat – head on over […]

Denver home sales decrease 15% in September

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Denver’s red hot home market experienced a cooling in September, according to the latest statistics from Denver’s Metrolist. Metrolist notes that home sales decreased by 15% and condo sales by 11% in September from August. While the average price for a condo remained steady at $218,900, home prices dropped by 2%, averaging $365,800. Listed homes remained on the market […]

Featured New Listing: 12017 South Allerton Circle

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Gorgeous Parker Home next to Black Bear Golf Course 3 Bedrooms 3 Baths Price: $549,900 Presented by Lynn Sibbet Sunny, great room ranch floor plan, soaring, beamed ceiling, golf course and mountain views from everywhere and three outside areas including a gated courtyard, covered balcony and patio. Nestled next to Black Bear Golf Course. Immaculate […]

Smart Packing: What to Keep With You When You Move

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Being in an industry where you see people move houses all the time, we have heard many stories and learned countless lessons of what to do and also what NOT to do. If you’re just starting the packing process, check out this helpful list we compiled on an earlier blog to get everything organized and […]

Simple Ways To Save Money On Your Water And Energy Bills

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Keeping a home running can be an expensive proposition. Between heat and electricity bills, furnishings and yard maintenance, the bills easily mount up. But there are many painless ways to save money for those homeowners willing to be just a little more vigilant in their use of resources. AARP magazine suggests the following: Unplug electronics. […]

Prepping Your Kids (and Yourself) for the Ski Season

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The aspen leaves have turned and are falling from the trees, which will clear the way for the snow that will soon be what’s falling the mountains. As Coloradans, it’s something we all live for each year. We spend our winters trekking up to the mountains, getting in those precious powder days and taking advantage […]

Denver Real Estate: Open Houses September 27-28

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Looking for Denver real estate? Come visit this weekend’s Open Houses presented by our RE/MAX of Cherry Creek brokers. SATURDAY 9/27 12-3PM 627 S CLARKSON STREET WASHINGTON PARK $640,000 4 Bedrooms 4 Baths View Listing Information & More Photos Here Nicely appointed, newer (1998) town home only 4 blocks from Washington Park! Exceptional, sunny home […]

Weekend Happenings: September 27-28

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As September comes to a close, fall is in the air, the leaves are changing, and Denver is again hosting a wide range of fantastic events. Check out our WEEKEND HAPPENINGS, and as always, let us know if you have anything special to add each week! Saturday 9/27 Brunch is definitely the best meal of […]

Featured New Listing: 1212 Glencoe Street

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Classic Mayfair Tudor Ranch 4 Bedrooms 2 Baths Price: $425,000 Presented by David Bromberg Classic 1938 Tudor situated high on a west-facing lot. Traditional charm with contemporary updates. Large living room with fireplace and classic sconces. Bright dining room opened to new kitchen. Kitchen features gas range, farm sink and soapstone counters with barstool seating. […]

The Cost of Homeownership

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When you buy a new home, you may think it will be smooth sailing…it’s just like renting except you’re actually investing your money now instead of paying a landlord each month, right? Well, unfortunately that’s not the case. Many first-time home buyers learn this lesson the hard way once they move in and find repairs […]

Denver Ranks 10th In Forbes’ Job Growth Study

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The fact that Denver is growing will come as no surprise to anyone who has noticed the plethora of construction activity throughout the city. Nearly every inch of downtown is buzzing with new apartment and condominium projects. Hand in hand with this growth is a strong job market. In fact, Denver recently ranked 10th in […]