The Denver real estate market posted a record-breaking 2015, with $20.16 billion in home sales for the year—an increase of 14.5 percent over 2014, according to a report from the Denver Metro Association of Realtors. “The Denver metro area continues to be the number one real estate market in...
January 20 2016, 12:40 PM
People will go to great—and sometimes downright weird—lengths to get glimpses into the lives of celebrities: stalking their favorite restaurants, bidding on personal items like jerseys and locks of hair in charity auctions, even (shudder) reading tabloid magazines. But thanks to a listing for...
December 15 2015, 10:25 AM
—Photo by Lucy Beaugard
Editor's Note 1/7/16: This Ask the Mayor event will take place at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26 at Call To Arms Brewing Company. The event was originally scheduled for December 15, but was postponed due to snowy weather.
You’ve heard the complaints: Denver’s too expensive. Rent is out of...
December 10 2015, 4:21 PM
Denver's housing crunch is turning friends into roomies. —Courtesy of Shutterstock
If you're a fan of shows like Friends or New Girl, life with roommates might look like a roller coaster of laughter, romance, and camaraderie. Rarely, though, do we consider the economic conditions—the tight housing markets in New York and Los Angeles, respectively—that brought those...
November 18 2015, 12:15 PM
In a true labor of love, Ross Paller and his father built this Englewood home, which sold for $528,000, from the ground up.
—Photos courtesy of Obeo/Ross Paller Real Estate Investments
Ross Paller was no stranger to real estate; he began buying rental properties as soon as he was approved for his first mortgage at 21 years old. But when it came to his first Denver development project, Ross says he was shortchanged by his general contractor.
“After I was taken advantage of, I...
November 17 2015, 2:35 PM
—Illustration courtesy of iStock
When my husband and I started dating in 2006, we had dinner one night at a stylish sushi spot on Old South Gaylord Street called Japon. Afterward, we strolled through Wash Park. As crickets chirped around the brick bungalows, my future husband told me he never wanted to live in the suburbs. I was...
The price on this luxury home in Golden dropped from $3.95 million to $2.75 million in a little more than a month.
—Photos courtesy of Colorado Dream House Team
Editor's Note 1/19/16: The reverse-auction home, which was on the market for 45 days, sold for $2.45 million ($1.5 million less than the original asking price). The sale process took about three months, compared to the industry average of two years for multimillion-dollar luxury homes, according to...
October 29 2015, 12:22 PM
Colorado Christian University's 100,000-square-foot Yetter Hall was completed within 11 months using Prescient's patented system.
—Image courtesy of Prescient Co. Inc.
With Colorado’s population growth rate currently twice the national average, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, housing is an issue that’s here to stay. But one Colorado-based company is offering a solution. Prescient Co. Inc. developed a manufacturing system that dramatically decreases...
October 22 2015, 10:10 AM