Arapahoe County, CO Real Estate News

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
The neighborhood of Tuscany is located in Southeast Aurora and is within the highly acclaimed Cherry Creek School District.   This neighborhood is desirable to buyers with its great location - easy access to I-225 and E-470, shopping at Southlands and Park Meadows, Cherry Creek State Park, and Aurora Reservoir.    There is also a community pool for its residents.There are ranches, two-stories, and multi-level homes with basements and many have been finished.   You will find 2, 3 and a few rare 4-car garages also.      This is a good-sized community, but there are usually few listings that come, and when they do, are gone quickly.   Homes in this community were built from 1987 to 2000.Here is what happened in All of 2022 - 27 homes sold from $555,000 to $1,010,000Homes were on the market...
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Laura has been busy lately, and took out a new couple looking for a home, and on the first day out - found a really cute condo that would work for them!This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo was in their price range and bonus - even has a carport plus a reserved space.     They loved the covered patio for outdoor space. The buyers are excited to finally get into their own home! 
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Laura Erwin did it again -- another home SOLD to her cash buyer!   This home is another fixer, which is what this cash buyer is looking for!   Sold for $378,000.This home is located in Cherry Creek Schools and has almost 2,000 finished square feet for under $400,000 and a two-car garage.The seller still has a few things in the home, and needed time to clean out the home of all the stuff, so closed in January, 
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
What a whirlwind - lots of showings, lots of calls, and one lucky buyer now has this property in Pending status!    The buyer is looking to close end of month, so fingers crossed the loan can be closed so quickly!   This new listing, you don't want to miss!   Much of the remodeling has already been done for a buyer!   19292 E. Nassau DriveAurora, CO  80013Priced at $465,000 ~ Built in 1982, two-story home~ 3 bedrooms (all on upper floor), 3 bathrooms (H, F, 3/4)~ 1,188 finished square feet above ground, 528 in basement 80% finished~ Kitchen features new white cabinets, granite counters, can lighting, SS appliances (included), pantry, sink & faucet~ Living room has a wood-burning fireplace for those cozy winter evenings~ home has an abundance of natural light, and has laminate flooring o...
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
 The neighborhood of Forest Trace is located in Southeast Aurora 80016 and in Cherry Creek Schools.    The last of the new builds are now completed.  They are built by Richmond American Homes. You will find ranches and two-story homes, some have finished basements and some have mountain views.   These homes have at least two bedrooms to six bedrooms, and 3 bathrooms to six bathrooms.  Homes range in square footage from 1,886 finished square feet up to 6,048 total square feet, and you will find many have at least some finish in the basements.  Some are full basements, some are walk-outs.   All homes have three-car garages. Living in Forest Trace, you will be close to everything!   Southlands Shopping Mall is just across Smoky Hill and has lots of retail shops, dining options, a farmer's ...
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
 If you are looking for an attached property near the Denver Tech Center (DTC), this neighborhood could fit the bill.   Those who choose not to do exterior maintenance on their property - this is it!    No lawn work, no house painting, and no snow removal is needed by the homeowner.  Stoney Brook is located south of I-225, West of Yosemite, and North of Belleview in zip code 80237.    This community has a picturesque & park-like feel with plentiful mature trees, bushes, plants, and ponds.    You will find both townhomes and condos, but all have two-car garages.   These properties were built from 1971 to 1992 and have from 1,020 to 2,872 square feet above ground, and all townhomes have basements, some are finished.    The condos have a storage unit.  The townhomes have fenced-in small ba...
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
This new listing, you don't want to miss!   Much of the remodeling has already been done for a buyer!   19292 E. Nassau DriveAurora, CO  80013Priced at $465,000 ~ Built in 1982, two-story home~ 3 bedrooms (all on upper floor), 3 bathrooms (H, F, 3/4)~ 1,188 finished square feet above ground, 528 in basement 80% finished~ Kitchen features new white cabinets, granite counters, can lighting, SS appliances (included), pantry, sink & faucet~ Living room has a wood-burning fireplace for those cozy winter evenings~ home has an abundance of natural light, and has laminate flooring on the main level~ Upper hall bath has been remodeled ~ Primary bedroom is huge (11x14) and has a walk-in closet with a gorgeous remodeled en-suite~ New windows ~ 16x12 deck along with a huge patio for outdoor gatheri...
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
 Pioneer Hills is conveniently located off Parker Road & Chambers Road in Centennial & Aurora 80015.   There are two sections - one that has single-family homes and one that has townhomes and paired homes.   This community was originally built by Lennar, then Cal-Atlantic Homes and Lennar merged.  This community has exceptional views of Cherry Creek State Park, the reservoir, a Dog park, Cherry Creek Schools, and many nearby shopping venues, entertainment, and many dining options.    So close to the Park, residents can hike, bike, swim, and water ski within minutes.For the townhomes - Homes in Pioneer Hills were built in this community in 2006, some in 2010,  and some were completed in 2017.   There are two stories and ranch homes, all with basements.   The above-ground square footage r...
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
 You will find the neighborhood of Sorrel Ranch off Aurora Parkway and Alexander in Aurora CO  80016.    Lennar built the first homes, then Meritage, and now Richmond Homes and LoKal are building brand-new townhomes.    Meritage is known for building energy-efficient homes.    You will find ranch and two-story homes with 2 and 3-car garages, some of which are tandem.   Homes have from 1,500 above-ground square feet to a total of just under 6,000 finished square feet with 3-6 bedrooms and 2-5 bathrooms.   These homes were built from 2004 to 2021.   There are currently 411 homes, which will increase as homes are currently being built.  There are now condos being built as well. This neighborhood is so convenient, being a hop, skip and jump to Southlands Mall where you have a multitude of r...
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
 The neighborhood of Copperleaf is located in Southeast Aurora South off Quincy between Picadilly Street and Copperleaf Blvd in Aurora CO  80015.    Richmond Homes began building homes back in 2005 and Lennar, DR Horton, and KB Homes all have homes built in this neighborhood.   There are now not only single-family homes but townhomes also.    The neighborhood of Copperleaf offers a relaxing lifestyle with unique parks, trails, and open spaces.   The Arboretum is located on four full acres and offers, a lap pool, a splash garden for the younger kids, Overlook Terrace for a shaded area, Pool House equipped with changing rooms, showers, and a first aid station.    The clubhouse features an indoor/outdoor fireplace and a lavish entertaining area for birthdays, anniversaries, or special even...
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
This condo is back into Pending status, and the buyer is excited about his purchase!    Let's hope the HOA doesn't throw another wrench into this transaction! This cute one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo comes back to the market this morning, and is ready to move in!   The remodeling has already been done!    The buyer's financing could not go through.    This is a 2nd chance to anyone looking for a condo with a great price & location! 1960 S. Xanadu Way Unit #203Aurora CO  80014Priced at $195,000 Enjoy a spacious living room with laminate flooring, and a rocked wood-burning fireplace for those upcoming winter Colorado evenings.    There is access to the balcony from the living room.The kitchen has been remodeled with new cabinetry, quartz countertops, a new backsplash, new lighting, and a...
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
 The Neighborhood of  The Conservatory  can be found North of Hampden and between E-470 and Halifax is Aurora CO  80013.    It is very popular with newer homes and homeowners show pride in ownership.  Homes in The Conservatory have basements, some are finished, some have mountain views, and were built from 2002 to 2016.  There are ranch models along with two-story and multi-level homes ranging in square footage from 1,387 to almost 3,000 above ground, all with basements.  DR Horton/Continental was the original builder, but now Richmond, Standard Pacific, and Carpace have homes in this neighborhood also.  There are approximately 1,400 homes in this neighborhood.   The Conservatory has been desirable to buyers with its several pocket parks, trails for hiking or walking the dog, it is a po...
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
 You will find Saddle Rock Ridge on the West side of E-470 and North of Smoky Hill Road in Aurora CO  80015.   Saddle Rock Ridge - Aurora CO is a neighborhood in Southeast Aurora comprised of over 2,000 single-family homes built from 1997 to 2016 by several different builders.  This is one of the largest subdivisions in Southeast Aurora, located within the Cherry Creek School District and close to shopping, hospitals, many restaurant options, and entertainment.  Housing in Saddle Rock Ridge in Aurora is popular with its location close to Southlands Shopping Center with lots of retail options and restaurants, easy access to E-470, and Denver International Airport.   These homes are all located in the zip code 80015. Let's look at the sales for the month of November 2022 - Total sales - 5...
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
   Tallyn’s Reach - Aurora CO  is located in Southeast Aurora near E-470 and Smoky Hill Road.   You will find homes in Tallyn’s Reach ranging from 1,587 square feet to 5,856 finished square feet and ranging in price from $425,000 to custom homes listed over a million.  The 2000 Parade of Homes was featured in Tallyn's Reach and can find an area of this community with custom and semi-custom homes.  The zip code for Tallyn's Reach is 80016.   Several builders have homes in Tallyn’s Reach such as Richmond, Cardel, Capital Pacific, New Town Builders (with solar), Meritage, Beazer, Jayman, Toll Brothers, Brookfield, Century Communities, along with custom builders.  There is some new construction in Tallyn's and when complete this neighborhood should have a total of 1,800 homes. Here is what ...
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
There is an E-Cycling Event set by the City of Aurora from December 27-30 and from Jan 2 to January 7th, 2023 at Techno Rescue - 3251 Lewiston St, Suite 10. The hours of operation for this event will be 8 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday and from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday during these dates.Most electronic items - desktop computers, laptops, cell phones, tablets, gaming equipment, consumer electronics and similar, are accepted.  A fee of $5 will be charged per vehicle/individual for one standard grocery bag and $10 per vehicle/individual for any load greater than one standard grocery bag.To address the rising costs associated with processing select electronics, the following additional fees will be applied to recycle these items: Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) monitors - $5 each Cathod...
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
 You will find Saddle Rock Ridge on the West side of E-470 and North of Smoky Hill Road in Aurora CO  80015.   Saddle Rock Ridge - Aurora CO is a neighborhood in Southeast Aurora comprised of over 2,000 single-family homes built from 1997 to 2016 by several different builders.  This is one of the largest subdivisions in Southeast Aurora, located within the Cherry Creek School District and close to shopping, hospitals, many restaurant options, and entertainment.  Housing in Saddle Rock Ridge in Aurora is popular with its location close to Southlands Shopping Center with lots of retail options and restaurants, easy access to E-470, and Denver International Airport.   These homes are all located in the zip code 80015. Let's look at the sales for the month of October 2022 - Total sales - 7 ...
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
  Southshore in Aurora was the location for the 2007 Parade of Homes and features some custom homes backing to the Aurora Reservoir.   William Lyons (previously Village Homes), Capital Pacific, Pulte, and Century Communities have built homes in Southshore.   William Lyon Homes, Century, and Richmond are now building new homes.  A few homes offer a prime location to watch the sunset over the Aurora Reservoir.    This neighborhood is located in zip 80016.   Currently, there are 1,022 homes built with 2,700 planned for the entire community.Southshore in Aurora is located East of E-470, and has a clubhouse with an exercise room, a party room complete with a kitchen, plus a theater and an outdoor pool.   Southshore is located within the Cherry Creek School district, minutes to Southlands sho...
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Greenfield is located in Centennial, with some of this neighborhood in the City of Aurora.    It is located off Arapahoe Road & Picadilly in the South part of the Metro Denver area.   It is located in Cherry Creek School District, which is just one reason this neighborhood is popular! I like to stay on top of the statistics for the community, and nice to review the numbers every month, or at least every quarter.   Most months there are just one or two sales.  For For both August & September, there was only one sale each month.    For this size of the neighborhood, we don't usually see many homes go up for sale in Greenfield or Greenfield Estates.    Here is how October 2022 fared: 5 properties sold priced at $725,000 to $899,900 Average Days in MLS were 37 days Sellers saw 100% to list ...
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
 Chapparal and Chenango are two communities that feature homes on acreage where you can have some room to roam!   You will find one to three-acre parcels with homes built from 1978 to 2008 and you will find ranches, two stories, and a few tri-level homes ranging from 2,040 square feet to 10,440 total finished square feet.   Most homes have finished basements, and many have done extensive remodeling.  You will find quite a few outbuildings to include additional car storage with as many as 9 spaces for vehicles or toys. School-aged children will attend highly acclaimed Cherry Creek Schools.   Finding acreage this close in is rare, as this location is within minutes to Aurora and Parker, many retail shops and dining nearby, Cherry Creek Reservoir, and has easy access to Parker Road, E-470,...
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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
  Southshore in Aurora was the location for the 2007 Parade of Homes and features some custom homes backing to the Aurora Reservoir.   William Lyons (previously Village Homes), Capital Pacific, Pulte, and Century Communities have built homes in Southshore.   William Lyon Homes, Century, and Richmond are now building new homes.  A few homes offer a primo location to watch the sunset over the Aurora Reservoir.    This neighborhood is located in zip 80016.   Currently, there are 1,022 homes built with 2,700 planned for the entire community.Southshore in Aurora is located East of E-470, and has a clubhouse with an exercise room, a party room complete with a kitchen, plus a theater and an outdoor pool.   Southshore is located within the Cherry Creek School district, minutes to Southlands sho...
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