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Where else can you combine the  Denver lifestyle in a new-classic neighborhood along with some good old-fashioned family fun? At this weekend’s Lowry Glory Days festival. The Lowry neighborhood is a prime example of infill development at its best.  The old Lowry air force base was recomissioned i...
09/05/2008
You may have heard your real estate broker remark on a home’s improvements or updates. The typical real estate wisdom suggests that a home should be remodeled every 6 to 7 years. In Denver, there are many older homes being renovated and updated both for the current enjoyment of the owners, but al...
09/03/2008
Real estate purchases can entail hours searching online for possible homes, days in the car with your real estate broker looking at those homes. Discovering that sometimes the pictures don’t exactly match up with the reality, and then finally pulling the trigger and preparing an offer. Now what? ...
08/30/2008
I obtain the market statistics from Metrolist, Denver’s MLS system. They publish monthly statistics based on their data of properties that are entered into the Denver MLS, and provide their statistics to help brokers and consumers understand the market. In July, Denver’s market saw a bit of a po...
08/20/2008
Denver, the host of this year’s Democratic National Convention, is gearing up and gussying up. We’re happy to have so many visitors to our city. I met my husband for lunch on Friday, and already the 16th Street Mall was buzzing. People were everywhere, and judging from the name badges hanging ar...
08/10/2008
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  Is real estate struggling? Is there a storm? Are we riding it, or riding it out? Realtors I talk to are: optimistic, working harder than ever, looking forward to the future, getting out of the business, all of the above. Jim Morrison sang, “Riders of the Storm” but sometimes when I sing along, ...
08/05/2008
When You Can Eat in Denver? I had lunch today with a friend and we decided to go to an old favorite restaurant, The Washington Park Grille. This neighborhood hang-out is in the heart of the Washington Park neighborhood in Denver. It’s on a lovely block of shops and restaurants called “Old South ...
07/29/2008
We have the opportunity to eat out at least twice a month, sometimes more. Not that I’m a lousy cook, but I’m a lazy cook. One of our favorite Denver restaurants is Barolo Grill at 6th Avenue and St. Paul Street in Cherry Creek North. What a spectacular meal! Upgrade Your Italian, si? The Barolo ...
07/29/2008
Perception? Reality? What is it that drives human behavior? One of my favorite Denver Post columnists, Al Lewis, wrote today about perception. He believes that reality came first, perception is based on the reality we’re experiencing. I’m paraphrasing, of course, so you may want to read it yours...
07/27/2008
Yesterday afternoon, I got a text alert from The New York Times about the federal government’s plan to shore up Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Strange to get a NYT alert on a Sunday, just after their big edition hit the doorstep. Maybe Not so Strange The government worries about markets all over the...
07/14/2008
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