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Real Estate Agent - The Kentwood Company at Cherry Creek
North Hilltop boasts roomy lots, nearly double the size of those found in other urban neighborhoods such as Washington Park, and well-maintained vintage homes, many of them English Tudors. But, while Washington Park has enjoyed an extended period of prosperity, North Hilltop represents an overloo...
  Where is the Denver real estate market headed? We’re asked this on a daily basis, and with the frenetic pace of the news reports, it’s sometimes a moving target. What I can tell you is that in my office, we’re processing more under contract files in the $300,000 to $800,000 range these days. La...
Originally posted at LifeStyle Denver. America’s Top States for Business CNBC announced this morning that Colorado ranks #5 for top states doing business. This is the first time ever that Colorado has been in the top five. We love our state, our lifestyle and those of us who sell real estate here...
Formerly an Air Force base, Lowry has been transformed into a model New Urbanist community of diverse and vibrant traditional-style neighborhoods each offering a distinctive flare. A dazzling array of residences includes single family, luxury customs, townhomes, patio homes, condominiums, apartme...
My husband is fond of saying, “I’ve got good news and bad news, which one do you want first?” Now, I tell him it’s all news to me, just deliver! I think the Denver real estate market is full of good news and bad news too. About a week ago, I was asked to appear on ABC’s World News Tonight in a st...
Hi there! My name is Gretchen Faber, the author of LifeStyle Denver. In case you haven’t had the opportunity to view my bio yet, I thought I’d give you a little background and tell you about my favorite things to do in Denver for the Fourth of July. I sell Denver real estate, a profession I’ve lo...
In today’s Wall Street Journal section of The Denver Post is a column written by Jeff Opdyke. “A Trip - And a Change of Heart” tells the story of his unfortunate experience in trying to relocate to Hong Kong. Unlike the New York Times, WSJ blocks out online readers unless they subscribe, so I do...
  New comers and old timers alike boost Downtown with an enthusiasm bordering on religious fervor and no wonder: for anyone who dreams of a true urban lifestyle, the allure of this pedestrian-friendly district grows ever more compelling as new hotels, lofts, entertainment venues, restaurants, and...
The Denver real estate market is like the old saw about a riddle wrapped in a conundrum wrapped in an enigma. I wish my crystal ball was working better, but I’ll have to rely on instinct, experience and my best guess. Here are some statistics taken from the Denver MLS for May 2008: The upshot is ...
  Do you ever look over your shoulder as you’re walking down the street at night? Do you feel strange when looking at houses with someone you’ve just met? You may be as interested as I was to learn how to avoid danger. Life Saving Survival Skills The Gift of Fear, by Gavin De Becker will open you...

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