Denver Activities: Holiday Light Celebrations

Cascade Country Club Holiday Party Decorations by Steven Depolo

 stevendepolo  It’s Thanksgiving! A day to be near the people you love and be thankful for the good things in life. And most importantly, a day to eat a lot, so hopefully if you are reading this you are either planning your huge meal or coming down off of all of the turkey and pie […]

Lender’s Corner: Go ahead – Cut up your credit cards. Just don’t cancel them

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If you have a credit card you never use, you might be tempted to call the issuing company and cancel the card, simplifying your financial life. But consider this first: The more credit you have available to you that you aren’t using, the better your FICO credit score.    by  Sean MacEntee  Suze Orman recently addressed […]

8 ways to improve the bottom line on your home appraisal

Home Appraisal

If you’re looking to refinance your home or take out a home equity loan, you will first need a home appraisal valuing your property. The higher the appraisal, the more substantial the possible loan can be. So how can you ensure the highest value possible? “The reality is that the appraiser is only there for […]

Denver Open Houses: November 22-23

7969 E 23rd Ave Denver CO

Looking for Denver real estate? Come visit this weekend’s Open Houses presented by our RE/MAX of Cherry Creek brokers. SATURDAY 11/22 1-3PM 7969 EAST 23RD AVENUE STAPLETON $635,000 5 Bedrooms 5 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: November 22-23

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It’s the weekend before Thanksgiving, and Denver is gearing up for the holidays and providing a lot of fun things to do this weekend. Below is just a taste of what is going on! Saturday 11/22 Don’t miss the ultimate way to kick off the ski season – get inspired to tackle those double black […]

Featured New Listing: 5661 S Elm Street, Greenwood Village

5661 S Elm St Greenwood

6 Bedrooms 6 Baths Price: $1,600,000 Presented by Ben Fiedler The Preserve is one of the area’s best communities, with curated homes, large lots and a 6 acre Community center. Denver’s thriving office parks, including the Denver Tech Center, Meridian, and Inverness are no more than 15 minutes away and arrive in Downtown Denver within […]

Innovative Thermostat Saves Energy & Programming Woes

Nest in a Home with Wooden Walls by Nest is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Articles on how to save energy in your home inevitably suggest buying a programmable thermostat that automatically turns down the temperature when you’re sleeping or are away from home. But let’s face it, if you’re anything like us, “programmable” isn’t necessarily a welcome quality. It conjures images of hours spent deciphering confusing directions, untold failed […]

Replace Filters Regularly to Improve Furnace Efficiency

Furnace Filter

Winter is well underway, and when the temperatures dip, what could be more important than a reliable, efficient furnace? But often homeowners neglect one simple action that keeps things running smoothly: regularly replacing the filter. When it comes to furnace filters, Watkins Heating & Cooling, an Ohio company, offers the following advice: Replace your filters […]

Denver Real Estate: October Market Statistics

October Real Estate Market Statistics

Denver housing market cools slightly in October The fast-paced Denver housing market showed signs of slowing in October, with homes spending a longer time on the market and fewer properties selling than in the previous month. According to the latest Metrolist statistics, homes spent an average of 36 days on the market in October versus […]

RE/MAX of Cherry Creek Renovates Office & Hosts Open House

RE/MAX of Cherry Creek Open House

November 13, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (For more information contact Douglas E. Lierle at RE/MAX of Cherry Creek Renovates Office with New Technology, Furnishings, and Children’s Play Area Leading Brokerage Hosts Open House for Clients and Colleagues Featuring Catered Goodies and Beverages DENVER – RE/MAX of Cherry Creek has renovated its Denver office with […]

Weekend Happenings: November 15-16

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The temperatures have dropped but we’re still in the mood to get out this weekend and take advantage of everything that’s happening out there. From films to bacon and beer, they’re something for everyone. Saturday 11/15 The Denver Zoo got into the spirit of Denver Arts Week by hosting an art auction where a few […]

Featured New Listing: 2542 Stout Street

2542 Stout St Denver CO

3 Bedrooms 3 Baths Price: $600,000 Presented by Susie Axelrad-Giery   Wonderful Victorian townhome in Curtis Park, updated without losing the charm, new paint and carpet, hardwood floors and fireplaces, exposed brick, 2 car garage and a yard, balcony with city views. For additional photos and information, view the MLS listing here, and to schedule […]

Lead Paint is More Prevalent than Homeowners Realize

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You’ve heard that lead paint can lead to neurological damage in young children. But surely this isn’t a danger in your home — or is it? According to Angie’s List magazine, nearly 38 million homes in the U.S. – or 40% of the residential housing stock in the country – contain lead-based paint. Homes built […]

Denver Real Estate: Open Houses 11/8-9

7754 E 28th

Looking for Denver real estate? Come visit this weekend’s Open Houses presented by our RE/MAX of Cherry Creek brokers. SATURDAY 11/8 12-2PM 1745 MONACO STREET PARK HILL $815,000 5 Bedrooms 5 Baths Rare Opportunity to own this Stately 2 story Tudor on one of the best blocks in Park Hill on the Parkway, Very rare […]

Featured New Listing: 15368 W Evans Ave, Lakewood

infinity home at solterra

Brand New Infinity Home at Solterra 4 Bedrooms 5 Baths Price: $836,496 Presented by Andrew Nagel   Here’s a one-of-a-kind opportunity to own a brand-new Infinity home without the customary wait! Just steps away from the fabulous “Retreat” clubhouse with infinity edge pool, this wildly popular two-story family room plan makes everyone who enters say, […]

The biggest pumpkin pie ever made…and other fun Thanksgiving facts

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Many people cite Thanksgiving as their favorite holiday — and no wonder. There’s no need to frantically scour the mall looking for creative gifts for everyone on your list. The food is delicious. And there’s no reason to rush around returning all those “creative” gifts to the mall afterward. Oh, and did we mention that […]

Denver Real Estate: Open Houses November 1-2

3207 W 17th Ave Denver

Looking for Denver real estate? Come visit this weekend’s Open Houses presented by our RE/MAX of Cherry Creek brokers. SATURDAY 11/1 12-2PM 3427 XANTHIA STREET STAPLETON $839,000 5 Bedrooms 4 Baths You’re going to love this home! Tastefully designed, decorated and upgraded Infinity Home across from a pocket park and 1/2 a block to Central […]

Weekend Happenings: November 1-2

what to do in denver this weekend

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

3215 W 17th Avenue Denver

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

For Sale Sign in front of a Home

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

Beautiful Chalon Kitchen via Chalon Handmade on Flickr

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

7969 E 23rd Ave Denver

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

what to do in denver this weekend

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

903 E 13th Avenue rendering

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 […]