Lifestyle Denver by Gretchen Rosenberg
Denver's Source for Real Estate News, Neighborhood Happenings
and Market Trends.
Kentwood Real Estate is proud to be the platinum sponsor for the 15th Annual Wash Park Home Tour which is on Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This annual event showcases homes old and new on the east side of Washington Park in Denver. The event benefits Steele Elementary. You can find information about tickets and featured homes here. Maybe I'll see you there!Continue Reading!
The Denver Post reports today that county assessors in Colorado will be sending out property-valuation notices in the next few days. The Post article notes that while Colorado home values were up about 10% in 2012, property-valuations were actually flat or down in a majority of the state due to the fact that assessors looked at sales during a period when the market was still soft. Other notes of interest: Overall residential property valuations in Colorado were down 2.5% compared with the previous...Continue Reading!
Are you looking for something fun and different to do this weekend in Denver? From Friday, April 12th through Sunday, April 14th the World Wide Antique & Vintage Show will be held at the Denver Mart. Hours are 10a.m.-6p.m. on Friday and Saturday & 11a.m.-5p.m on Sunday. The World Wide Antique & Vintage Show boasts a 50 plus year tradition as the "Premier" Antique Show in the Colorado Market. Up to 100 local and national antique dealers travel to Denver and bring...Continue Reading!
It's that time of the year again when we all need to be mindful of watering restrictions and street sweeping in Denver. Here are two important reminders that impact most of us beginning today: Denver Water customers will have two assigned watering days a week beginning April 1, 2013. Here are some tips from Denver Water that will help make sure your sprinkler system is running efficiently. Street sweeping season in Denver is back. Sign up for a reminder so you know when they'll...Continue Reading!
Home Financing Assistance Program Announced in Metro Cities The City and County of Denver and the Metro Mayors Caucus launched the Metro Mortgage Assistance Plus Program on March 19. This an exciting new funding initiative to encourage Denver home ownership. If you're looking for a Denver home and meet the financing requirements, you could be the beneficiary of mortgage assistance! Some of the program highlights: The program provides a 4% grant for down payment and closing cost assistance - money the borrower does not...Continue Reading!
Your Home - Your Retreat $365,000 Under Contract - first day on market! Step into this lovingly maintained town home and feel immediately relaxed. Your home life just became easier – a city address with the beautiful Cherry Creek Trail across the street and a lock-&-go lifestyle. The Left Bank development is a gem – town homes that live and feel like single family homes. This home has an excellent floor plan for anyone wanting to entertain, to live and work at home, or...Continue Reading!
It's a snowy Valentine's Day in Denver! Here's a big heart to all of you cuddling by the fire today. Denver's recent warm weather may have lulled you into a false sense of security when it comes to maintaining your home for winter, but now that the temperatures have dropped again, you need to make sure a few basics are taken care of. Perhaps the most important winter maintenance measure you can take is inspecting your heating system. The leading cause of...Continue Reading!
The Denver sky will light up New Year’s Eve with two fireworks displays to ring in 2013. Both fireworks shows will be held over Downtown Denver's 16th Street Mall. The first display at 9 p.m. is geared toward families and a second traditional celebration is scheduled for midnight. Costumed entertainers, including magicians, mascots, balloon artists, stilt walkers and comedians, will interact with crowds between the shows. There will be six live DJ's performing along the mall, each playing Top 40 music from 8...Continue Reading!