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Real Estate Agent - Perry & Co.
An environmentally conscious Realtor's thoughts on the metro Denver real estate market. In particular, the Stapleton and Park Hill neighborhoods.
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After last year's poison pet food scare, my wife and I began to research better food for our two cats as well as our two dogs.  After quite a bit of online research we learned that only a few miles away, in Park Hill, there was a natural pet food store.  Ever since, I visit Ciji's Natural Pet Sup...
02/23/2009
I visited three builders today.  Infinity Homes currently has no inventory homes for sale.  Harvard Homes only has one Near Zero Energy Home available. It is a Courtyard model, 3BR/3.5BA home, listed at $758K. McStain, on the other hand, has several inventory homes.  In their Casita paired homes ...
02/22/2009
A few buyers have recently expressed concern over purchasing a home now because they fear that home prices will continue to drop.  They want to time the market and buy at the "bottom".  What they fail to realize is that interest rates are near an all time low, and that an increase in interest rat...
02/18/2009
The City of Aurora is currently accepting applications to the Art Selection Panel.  To obtain an application visit their website, www.auroragov.org/publicart. Once established, the panel will be considering art for the following location: Beck Recreation Center, 800 Telluride Street City Park, 16...
02/13/2009
SUN Announces 2009 Board Elections By Bryan Penny Are you new to the neighborhood? Have you hoped that more voices from the community would be represented in development decisions? Want to help make Stapleton a better place to live and work? Do you have talents and skills that could be put to goo...
02/13/2009
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Some pretty smart people at StimulusWatch.org have posted an interactive list of "shovel ready" projects as submitted by the US Conference of Mayors. They allow citizens can vote on which projects the feel are critical or not. For example, you can vote on the proposed I-70/Central Park interchang...
02/11/2009
According to the S & P Home Indices, monthly data continues to show a housing market in decline in all 20 metro areas measured.  Phoenix and Las Vegas had the worst monthly performances with declines of -3.4% and -3.3% respectively.  However, Denver was the best reporting market for the month of...
02/06/2009
Yesterday, the Senate passed an amendment to the stimulus bill that would allow home buyers to take up to a $15,000 tax credit on the purchase of a home.  What does that mean?  Well, to the average American, that pays roughly 30% in taxes, they would get an additional $5,000 back. What is really ...
02/05/2009
Great Tudor Charm This energy-efficient home is located in the heart of South Park Hill, close to either Downtown Denver or the Anschutz Medical Campus at Fitzsimmons.The kitchen has refinished 42" cabinets, new counter tops, and plenty of room in the pantry.  There is a breakfast nook and a form...
02/05/2009
It has recently come to the attention of the Stapleton United Neighbors Board that the City of Denver is no longer filling the bag dispensers along the parks maintained by Parks and Rec.  It is the City's position that keeping the dispensers full is the responsibility of the neighbors. What is co...
02/05/2009
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An environmentally conscious Realtor's thoughts on the metro Denver real estate market. In particular, the Stapleton and Park Hill neighborhoods.