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Colorado Day Hikes – 4

Lifestyle Denver by Gretchen Rosenberg >

It seems many who have never visited the Mile High City are under the misconception that Denver is really in the mountains. Truthfully, most Rocky Mountain attractions are at least couple hours away (if you can avoid the I-70 rush). While we Denverites still consider ourselves lucky to be just a car ride away from some of the most scenic wilderness trails in the world, famed hikes such as Maroon Bells and Hanging Lake tend to require a weekend trip or...Continue Reading!

Denver Day Hikes – 3

Lifestyle Denver by Gretchen Rosenberg >

It seems many who have never visited the Mile High City are under the misconception that Denver is really in the mountains. Truthfully, most Rocky Mountain attractions are at least couple hours away (if you can avoid the I-70 rush). While we Denverites still consider ourselves lucky to be just a car ride away from some of the most scenic wilderness trails in the world, famed hikes such as Maroon Bells and Hanging Lake tend to require a weekend trip or...Continue Reading!

Denver Day Hikes – 2

Lifestyle Denver by Gretchen Rosenberg >

It seems many who have never visited the Mile High City are under the misconception that Denver is really in the mountains. Truthfully, most Rocky Mountain attractions are at least couple hours away (if you can avoid the I-70 rush). While we Denverites still consider ourselves lucky to be just a car ride away from some of the most scenic wilderness trails in the world, famed hikes such as Maroon Bells and Hanging Lake tend to require a weekend trip or...Continue Reading!

Denver Day Hikes – 1

Lifestyle Denver by Gretchen Rosenberg >

  It seems many who have never visited the Mile High City are under the misconception that Denver is really in the mountains. Truthfully, most Rocky Mountain attractions are at least couple hours away (if you can avoid the I-70 rush). While we Denverites still consider ourselves lucky to be just a car ride away from some of the most scenic wilderness trails in the world, famed hikes such as Maroon Bells and Hanging Lake tend to require a weekend trip or...Continue Reading!

Half of Colorado’s Top 20 High Schools are in Denver Metro

Lifestyle Denver by Gretchen Rosenberg >

Great news for the Denver metro area regarding high school rankings! According to a recent U.S. News & World Report study, 10 of Colorado's top 20 high schools are in the Denver metro area. This is great news for Denver-area home sellers since many buyers list school quality and proximity to quality schools as a top priority when deciding on a home. Kentwood Real Estate has some great resources on its website about schools - you can check it out here.Continue Reading!

Denver Real Estate News > April 2014

Lifestyle Denver by Gretchen Rosenberg >

Market News Don't Be Like Mike! During the Great Recession, when interest rates and home prices were rock-bottom in Denver, Mike looked at dozens of homes, but failed to buy, worried he would be stuck with a home that would continue to drop in value. Fast forward to April 2014. Mike is still renting. He considered moving to a new apartment community along Denver’s southeast corridor. He found one with a one-car garage for $1,420 a month. He called back three weeks...Continue Reading!

Springtime in Denver Real Estate

Lifestyle Denver by Gretchen Rosenberg >

Home sellers often ask, "when is Denver's busiest real estate season?" "When should we put our house on the market? Counter-intuitive as it may sound, we have very few months of downtime.  A broker in Minneapolis told me this week that their market has effectively been shut down for weeks because of the sub freezing winter there. Perhaps it's our frequent sunny days during a Denver winter, but we don't generally experience a slow down like that.  January begins to pick up...Continue Reading!

Denver Real Estate News February 2014

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Denver Market News INVENTORY SECOND LOWEST ON RECORD FOR JANUARY The lack of inventory crisis at the end of last year improved slightly in January, but still remained extraordinarily low by historical standards. There were 7,610 unsold homes on the market at the end of last month, the second lowest on record for a January, and the 4.6 percent month-to-month increase was anemic compared to the typical jump seen in January from December.  READ MORE Continue Reading!