Monthly Archives: December 2015

Zillow: Denver tops U.S. for home appreciation

Dec 30, 2015 |

Zillow releases November, year-end report. Denver home prices rising faster than anywhere in the U.S., Zillow reports. Denver rents also on a tear.  This home in Arvada is listed at $325,000, close to the median price of a home in the Denver area, according to Zillow. For more information on this house, contact Tamara K. […more]

Shea buys 1,270 acres in Castle Pines for planned 2,000-home community

Dec 30, 2015 |

Shea Homes buys 1,270 acres in The Canyons in Castle Pines. Shea plans 2,000-home community on land. Shea expects first homes ready for move-in in 2018. Shown is prairie land that is part of the 1,270-acre spread in The Canyons in Castle Pines purchased by Shea Homes of Colorado. Shea Homes Colorado on Tuesday purchased […more]

10 Reasons to Buy a Denver Area Home in 2016

Dec 30, 2015 |

Its that time again…when were making our lists of goals and New Years Resolutions and vowing to improve our lives by losing weight, saving money, organizing our closets and getting our bootys to the gym. If making a move is on your list, you might be considering whether to rent or buy, so we thought […more]

Case-Shiller: Denver tied for 1st place

Dec 29, 2015 |

Case-Shiller: Denver tied for 1st place. Denver home prices rise by 10.9% Denver tied with San Francisco, Portland. This 4-bedroom, 2-full-bath and 1-half bath home in Centennial is listed by Mark Risley of 8z Real Estate for $315,000. A Case-Shiller report released today shows Denver tied for 1st place with 2 other cities, with a […more]

Jim Mulligan joins Husch Blackwell

Dec 29, 2015 |

Jim Mulligan is a prominent real estate attorney in Denver. Mulligan has joined Husch Blackwell. Construction defect reform remains a priority for Mulligan. Jim Mulligan has joined Husch Blackwell. He will continue to champion construction defect litigation reform at his new firm. Jim Mulligan, one of the most high-profile real estate lawyers in Denver, will […more]

How to decide whether to Rent or Buy a home.

Dec 28, 2015 |

To buy or to rent? That seems to be the question lots of people are wrestling with these days with interest rates still near historic lows and the housing market continuing to gain strength in most communities. If making a move is on your list of 2016 goals or resolutions, you might be wondering whether […more]

USGBC: Green building bar to be raised

Dec 28, 2015 |

Green building ruled in 2015. USGBC expects green building bar to be raised in 2016. Green building found in affordable housing, schools, condos, offices, adaptive re-use. Factory Flats, a Platinum-LEED condo project, underway in RiNo. It is one of many green building projects expected to open in 2016. Call it the year of the green. […more]

Recycle Your Christmas Tree with Denver’s Treecycle Program

Dec 27, 2015 |

Itrsquo;s as easy as 1,2,3 Recycling your Christmas tree is as easy asnbsp;1, 2, 3nbsp;with Denver Recycles/Solid Waste Managementrsquo;s annualnbsp;Treecyclenbsp;program. This yearrsquo;s program will runnbsp;January 4 through January 15, 2016. By recycling your tree through Denverrsquo;snbsp;Treeycyclenbsp;program, you can help keep trees out of the landfill, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help create mulch that is […more]

Broomfield Offers Convenience and Perks

Dec 27, 2015 |

Broomfield, Colorado is situated just Northwest of Denver, and approximately ten miles outside Boulder. The proximity of this northern Denver suburb to these great cities is just one of the many perks Broomfield has to offer.  Broomfield, Colorado is a major part of the metropolitan area, and with its population approaching 60,000, it is a good-sized city with […more]

Indoors + Outdoors = Home Design in 2016.

Dec 26, 2015 |

2016 Decor and Design Trends Indoors + Outdoors = Home. With the ever-growing popularity of large glass doors, expansive balconies and patios, and an ever-increasing demand for usable outdoor space where Coloradans can enjoy our seemingly endless days of sunshine, were seeing a lot of outdoor furniture that looks totally cool indoors too. Work. If […more]