Two Colorado Cities In ‘Best Places to Live’ US Rankings

Two Colorado Cities In ‘Best Places to Live’ US Rankings

Two Colorado cities rank among the best places to live in America, according to U.S News & World Report - Boulder has been knocked down 3 spots to No. 4, with Huntsville, Alabama taking the top of the list.The annual rankings are based on affordability and desirability as well as quality-of-life factors including recreation opportunities, like parks or sports teams; artistic offerings, and fine dining.          ...

16th Street Mall is Getting a Much-Needed Makeover!

16th Street Mall is Getting a Much-Needed Makeover!

www.denver.org The 16th Street Mall is in need of some TLC, so Denver was excited to hear that their taxes will be going towards revitalizing this iconic part downtown. Since the tourist destination opened over 30 years ago it's only had minimal renovations. It’s great news because now there are plans for new benches and pathways as well—it'll make navigating through all those stores easier than ever before. Construction will...

Coloradans Struggling to Live in Colorado

Coloradans Struggling to Live in Colorado

  Denver Skyline After months of looking and dozens of offers, many Coloradans are finding themselves out-bid and discouraged from buying their dream home. Despite having good credit scores and ample savings, buyers are struggling to close on the homes they want due to intense competition. Unless something changes soon, it looks like many people will have to keep renting or settle for a home that's not quite what they...

See Where Denver Ranks in the Most Expensive Metros in the U.S.

See Where Denver Ranks in the Most Expensive Metros in the U.S.

Denver is now the 7th most expensive metro area to live in out of the 50 largest in the US. The rise in prices is largely due to an increase in home values, which has made the city less affordable for many residents. Home prices in Denver have grown at some of the highest rates since 2000 and are now more expensive than anywhere but a handful of coastal enclaves....

Sorry Denverites, Rent is Up!

Sorry Denverites, Rent is Up!

Not the news we wanted to hear but the January Rental Report (Rent.com) has been released and we’ve got bad news for Coloradans.  Rent is UP! Not really a surprise, but we hate to see it. In fact, rent prices are up 22.1% nationwide for a one-bedroom, according to Rent.com.  In Colorado, it’s a tad higher than the national average at 21.95% year-over-year for a one-bedroom.  In 2020 the average...

What $2.9 Million Will Buy In Denver

What $2.9 Million Will Buy In Denver

Welcome to this extraordinary Mediterranean-style 2-story custom, designed & built by master builder Mike Johnston as his own private residence. 7,500 square foot lot, 2 blocks from the park on premier street in heart of Observatory. The quality of build and design creativity is unsurpassed, with imported, authentic materials and artistic style and originality in every room. Santa Barbara inspired patios and courtyard, stunning kitchen and great room, 5 fabulous...

Real Estate Trends And The Importance of Staging To Increase Selling Price

Real Estate Trends And The Importance of Staging To Increase Selling Price

Help your listing stand out online. With so much competition, your home can easily get lost in the sea of listings across the web. It’s important to do everything you can to stand out. Professionally staged homes are eye-catching and can encourage more buyers to consider your property, even before they see it in person. Show ways to use extra rooms and funky floor plans. When a room is completely empty, it...

Colorado Housing Market Looks To Slow Down But With Potentially Higher Interest Rates In 2022

Colorado Housing Market Looks To Slow Down But With Potentially Higher Interest Rates In 2022

The U.S. central bank has said that it will be raising interest rates next year which could slow down the rapid rise in Colorado’s housing market. With low inventory and low-interest rates, home prices shot to records throughout Colorado. The Federal Reserve recently suggested that it intends to raise borrowing rates around three times in 2022. The goal in raising the interest rates to stem inflation. Meaning that mortgage rates...

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