Want to get an apartment in Denver? It'll cost you. —Image courtesy of Shutterstock
When I reluctantly left Denver in the summer of 2011, I had it pretty good. I was living in a modest one-bedroom apartment just west of Wash Park. I had a parking space, decent neighbors, and a couple of good bars nearby. When I moved in, rent was $595. When I left it had gone up to $625, but still...
April 16 2015, 11:00 AM
—Illustrations by Sean Parsons
Evergreen | 3,000 square feet (pictured, above)
Evergreen’s older yet well-loved properties present an entrée to the mountain-home marketplace. Just a 45-minute drive from Denver, half a mil here nets you a remodeled Nixon-era ranch. Who cares if the surrounding (spendier)...
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Got a mortgage? Consider yourself lucky. As the Denver metro area's multi-year housing inventory problem continues, there are few indications that relief is on the way.
One positive development arrived Wednesday, after the Denver City Council approved a zoning change that will allow the former...
February 20 2015, 10:00 AM
—Illustration by Mario Wagner
When Coloradans voted to legalize marijuana more than a year ago, everyone suspected there would be side effects. What forecasters didn’t predict was that one of them would be a red-hot industrial real estate market. As more growers seek larger facilities (and lower rents) to raise their crops, the...
Rendering of potential changes to Globeville's 45th Avenue. —Courtesy of the City and County of Denver.
On Monday, the Denver City Council adopted the Globeville Neighborhood Plan, a document meant to provide a guiding framework for real estate development, community building, and preservation in this north Denver neighborhood.
The plan is the latest step in revitalizing Globeville, a historical...
December 3 2014, 4:15 PM
—Illustration by Sean Parsons
Even in Colorado’s seller-friendly real estate market, some homes still can be tricky to unload—particularly if they feature niche amenities such as helipads, equestrian facilities, or private golf courses.
Those fortunate enough to shoulder these luxurious burdens, though, have found a...
Realtor: Deviree Vallejo with Kentwood City Properties
Years Selling: 11 years
Purchased: Thanksgiving 2013
She Loved: The neighborhood. Vallejo was pregnant with her second child when she realized her floorplan wouldn’t work for her family'...
July 29 2014, 11:45 AM
A rendering of Willow Park East.
One of the largest urban redevelopments in the country, Stapleton has long been home to Colorado families seeking a balance between living in the city and spreading out in the suburbs. In fact, developers tout Stapleton as the sixth best-selling master-planned community in the country. Now, the...
July 21 2014, 12:30 PM