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March 24, 2020

Introducing 360-VR Listings

In response to the COVID-19 virus, we are offering the 360dwellings Virtual Real(ity) Estate Listing Package, 360-VR. We are combining state of the art technology with practical execution for our clients to sell homes safely and securely during this pandemic. Our 360-VR package includes our standard listing best practices + state of the art technology that allows buyers to visit your home from the comfort of their own home and ask questions in real-time.  

360 vr listings

360-VR package:

  • Virtuance HD Real Photography
  • Property Website
  • Matterport 3D Virtual Walkthrough
  • Zillow Walkthrough Video & 3D Listing
  • Floorplan w/ Laser Measurements
  • Pop Up Postcards
  • Zoom Open Houses
  • Facetime Showings
  • Sanitary Buyer Visits (booties, gloves, and masks)
  • Electronic Signature Closings 

On top of the 360-VR tech, we will execute our best-of-breed marketing plan to make sure your listing is seen online by as many potential buyers as possible. 

360dwellings Marketing Plan:

  • Professional Home Staging
  • Accurate pricing analysis
  • Exclusive listing launch campaign using Instagram & Facebook ads
  • Email marketing to 24,000 agents
  • Reverse prospecting campaign targeting 100+ agents with an exact-match buyer for your home
  • Facebook listing and marketing on @360dwellings
  • Directional signs on weekends 
  • High-quality digital and printed flyers
  • Highly visible yard arm sign
  • Detailed & accurate MLS listing input (incl. room measurements)
  • Showing desk w/ text showings and real-time feedback
  • Our proprietary go-to-market strategy to sell in the quickest amount of time at the highest possible price (the secret sauce)
  • Listing syndication to Zillow, Trulia, Redfin, Realtor.com and more
  • Transaction Coordinator to assist in disclosures and contract compliance
  • Professional negotiation and contract management
Feb. 6, 2020

February 2020 - 360dwellings Newsletter

Hello All,

February is here and we're galloping into the second month of the year!  January is always a little hectic with to-do lists and coming off of the holiday season, so you should take a moment or two to take part of all the fun things that Denver has to offer this month!  Aside from the love that Valentine's Day brings, we still have plenty of winter activities in Colorado to take advantage of.  Now is the time to revel in the chilly weather because warmer days will be upon us before you know it!  If you're looking to buy or sell, let us help you spring into action!

We're off to a brisk start in the real estate market for 2020!  In January, 4,853 new listings came on the market, a massive 89.27 percent increase from the month prior. However, the month ended with 4,941 active listings, a 1.91 percent drop from December, because homebuyers placed 43 percent more homes in pending status month over month which diminished the housing inventory surplus.

Historically we get a big influx in January and, this year, homebuyers apparently liked what they saw because they were scooping them up faster than they were coming on the market. In fact, 70 more homes shifted to a pending status than showed up as new listings, gnawing away at our end of month active inventory surplus.

Continued low mortgage interest rates, 18 days above the average temperatures in January, and no postseason Denver Broncos games were some of the reasons the Denver-area housing market heated up early.  According to some, the Denver Metro real estate market kicks into high gear following the Bronco’s last game each season.  Let's get started!

 

Average Single Family Home Price: $532,494

Average Condo Price: $355,754

Total Number of Properties for Sale: 4,941

Average Days on Market: 45

Winter wonderland fun in the Rocky Mountains

Loveland Sweetheart Festival

Celebrate the most romantic time of the year in America's Sweetheart City!  There's a classic 4-mile race, a laser light show and you can visit the Palace of Sweets - held inside the state's largest inflatable igloo!  There are plenty of other activities for the whole family!

Feb. 14 - 15  - More Info

Cripple Creek Ice Fest
Two weekends filled with fun events and interactive sculptures for all attendees to climb on for a selfie or a group photo. There's an ice slide for kids, numerous street vendors and a heated beer tent to enjoy a refreshing beverage!

Feb. 8 - Feb. 16  - More Info

Colorado Pond Hockey Tournament

The smell of woodsmoke in the mountain air, the sound of hockey sticks clashing and skates carving through the ice.  This is your chance to experience hockey in its root form in Silverthorne at Lake Dillon!

Feb 14 - Feb. 16  - More Info

Winter Tequila Tasting Festival

If you've had your fill of craft beers and microbrews, this is the event for you!  It's a flavor adventure for your tastebuds sampling dozens of tequila and agave varieties!

Feb. 22 3:00pm - 6:00pm  -  More Info

Carnivale & Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off
Manitou Springs' Soda Springs Park is hosting the delicious Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-off with samples from professional chefs and amateurs vying for trophies!  The cook-off is followed by a family friendly Carnivale Parade.  Come join the fun!
Feb. 21 - Feb. 22  - More Info

Want to know what your home is worth?
Let me run an RPR Report for you. I have access to a system used by Appraisers and Lenders to get a semi-accurate estimate on your home value. Respond to this email with your property address and I'll be happy to put a report together for you.

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COMING SOON
11268 Grove St. #E 
 - Westminster - $417,500

Rare 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom townhome for sale in Stratford Lakes. Balcony views of open spaces, lakes, mountains & more! Enter through the private, fenced courtyard with a large floating deck & low-maintenance landscaping. Enter the front door to the large living room with high ceilings & a powder bathroom for guests. Up a flight of stairs to the "loft living area" with a dining room, family room, nook and large kitchen with an island. Features a see-through gas fireplace between the family room & dining area, a balcony & newly refinished hardwood floors. Continue upstairs to the oversized Master Suite with vaulted ceilings & private balcony overlooking the courtyard. Attached is a 5 piece master bathroom & a walk-in closet. Down the hall, there are an additional 2 bedrooms, a full-size bathroom & convenient laundry room. The basement was recently finished to include a storage room, bedroom/den, attached bathroom. New windows and sliding glass door on South side of home. 

2939 W. 23rd Ave #6 - Denver - $589,000
ACTIVE
Another amazing townhome project by Rise Development— located in the heart of Jefferson Park. Inspired townhome living with high end finishes including natural finished hardwood floors, European cabinets and 3CM Quartz counters.

1810 Irving St Unit #8 - Denver - $469,000
ACTIVE
Another amazing townhome project by Rise Development— located in the heart of Sloan’s Lake. The vaulted ceiling in each bedroom adds to the open feel. One car attached garage. Located 4 blocks east of Sloan’s Lake— spend your days paddle-boarding or wakeboarding.

3051 N Saint Paul Street - Denver - $649,000
ACTIVE

Complete remodel just listed in Skyland! You won't want to miss this opportunity to own this turnkey home - only 4 short blocks from City Park, the Denver Zoo, Museum of Nature & Science, and a short commute to Downtown Denver. All new roof, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, hot water tank, and high-quality finishes throughout. Just wait till you see the kitchen w/ all new cabinets with soft close drawers, level 5 granite counters, new S/S appliances, and oil rubbed bronze fixtures. Large format brick set tile flooring throughout the main floor is easy to maintain and very dog-friendly. Huge master bedroom w/ plush new carpet and an en-suite bath that features pebble flooring in the shower. The finished basement adds a large rec room and guest bedroom w/ en-an suite bath. Bonus room off kitchen with a fireplace. New stucco and exterior paint. Detached 1 car garage and plenty of parking space. 43x25' RV or boat parking in the backyard with a large gate. Too many "new" things to list - hurry!

1826 Irving St #3 - Denver - $469,000
ACTIVE

Another amazing Townhome project by Rise Development - located in the heart of Sloan's Lake. Inspired townhome living with high end finishes including natural finished hardwood floors, European cabinets, 3CM Quartz counters, chrome fixtures, subway tile, large format brick set tile, and patterned carpeting. High-quality thoughtful building and a flexible floorplan for modern/active lifestyles. The vaulted ceiling in each bedroom adds to the open feel. One car attached garage. Located 4 blocks East of Sloan's Lake!
Link to More Information about our Rise Projects

2939 West 23rd Ave #5 - Denver - $569,000
ACTIVE

Another amazing townhome project by Rise Development— located in the heart of Jefferson Park. Inspired townhome living with high end finishes including natural finished hardwood floors, European cabinets, 3CM Quartz counters, matte black fixtures, subway tile, large format tile, and patterned carpeting. Rooftop decks with incredible city views! High-quality thoughtful building and a flexible floorplan for modern/ active lifestyles. Located just south of the Highlands & LoHi neighborhoods, and just East of Sloan's Lake is one of Denver's hidden gems - Jefferson Park.
Link to More Information about our Rise Projects

15135 W Washburn Ave - Lakewood - $1,125,000
ACTIVE

Infinity home located on an oversized Solterra lot at 9,990 sq ft. Major curb appeal with stucco/stone, mature landscaping and a large front and backyard. The finishes are on-point with hardwood floors on the main floor and a neutral color palette. Large great room with a stone fireplace. Family time flows from the great room to the kitchen w/ a large island - and breakfast nook. S/S Bosch appliance package w/ double ovens. Spacious formal dining, study/den, and butler’s pantry round out main floor living. 4 bedrooms are conveniently located on the upper floor. Master suite with spacious en-suite master bath with his/hers vanities/large walk-in closet. The full unfinished basement is a blank slate awaiting your custom finish. Step outside to your Solterra Room, where you can dine al fresco on a warm evening. Enjoy a lock-and-go lifestyle in a Tuscan inspired village ideally located near the foothills and Red Rocks – and just a short drive to Downtown Denver. Great culdesac location!

3520 W Conejos Pl Unit #2 - Denver - $534,000
ACTIVE
This amazing townhome by Rise Development is located in the heart of Sloan’s Lake neighborhood, just two blocks south of Denver’s largest lake. Walk the park, paddleboard in the early morning, or run the trail while taking in the best view of the city. A few walkable blocks away are some of Denver’s hot spots.
Link to More Information about our Rise Projects

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Jan. 27, 2020

360dwellings January 2020 - Newsletter

Happy New Year!  We have ushered in the end of a decade; are you ready for a fresh start in the 20's?  There are so many events and opportunities to learn and see new things right here in Denver to get you going in the direction you want!  Maybe you see yourself in your new forever home or you finally want to downsize into that chic bungalow; we're the team for you!

There have been a few items to note over this past year!  Inventory continued to be scarce.  The Denver metro area saw a marked increase in homes for sale in 2018 up 44.71% from 2017 that started talk of recession and fears of another housing crash, but at the end of 2019 that pile of inventory shrunk and we ended the year with 9.68% fewer homes to choose from year over year.  We saw fewer choices not because homes were going under contract or selling, but because 29.94% fewer new listings came on the market in December compared to the month prior.

Considering the average rate of sales it would take only 1.13 months to see all detached homes and 1.37 months to sell all attached homes in the Denver area.  For perspective, in January 2010 we had 9.8 months of attached home inventory and 9.8 months of detached home inventory.  Anything under four months means sellers have the power in negotiations, while more than five months means buyers have control.  We have started 2020 with sellers firmly in control.

There was an increase in the average number of days it took to sell a home in 2019.  For three years it took an average of 26 days to sell.  This past year it jumped up to 19.23 percent to 31 days.  That spooked a lot of sellers who had been hearing about their neighbor's homes getting multiple offers in the first few days on the market.  When that didn't happen, sellers started dropping their prices.

Affordability will continue to be an issue in the Denver metro area as the cost of land and new construction increased with our home prices and most salaries didn't keep pace.  Buyers will continue to want more and more as they pay more and more and sellers are going to have to do more to get their homes in tip-top shape to get top dollar.  Considering that we are starting the new year with low inventory, low interest rates, a strong job market and steady economy it's a safe guess that we will see continued long term gains in real estate.  Bring it on 2020!

Average Single Family Home Price: $530,715
Average Condo Price: $372,877
Total Number of Properties for Sale: 5,037

Average Days on Market: 41

National Western Stock Show

The National Western Stock Show has been held annually every January at the National Western Complex in Denver, Colorado since 1906. Its purpose was to demonstrate better breeding and feeding techniques to area stockmen.

Jan. 9 - Jan. 26  - More Info

UllrGrass Music and Beer Fest

UllrGrass Music and Beer Festival is named after the Norse God of Winter – Ullr.  This outdoor winter beer festival brings the front range community together in the beautiful setting of Golden   Whether you dress in fuzzy Viking costumes or suit up in your favorite ski gear you will find yourself smiling and toasting your friends at this intimate and fun-filled celebration.

 Jan. 24 - Jan. 26 -  More Info

Dillon Ice Castles

Ice Castles is an award-winning frozen attraction located in six cities across North America. The experience is built using hundreds of thousands of icicles hand-placed by professional ice artists. The castles include breathtaking LED-lit sculptures, frozen thrones, ice-carved tunnels, slides, fountains and much more.

Through Feb. 17  - More Info

Polar Bear Run and Plunge

Enjoy a beautiful scenic run around the reservoir with views of Fort Collins Foothills. After your run show us how brave you are and take the dive into icy water!

Jan. 25 - 9:00am - More Info

Bourbon & Bacon Fest

Bourbon and Bacon Fest presented by Buffalo Trace Bourbon, experience it Saturday, January 25, 2020, at the McNichols Civic Center Building in Downtown Denver.  Local chefs and restaurants will be featuring their best bacon dishes, all accompanied by an array of specialty bourbons & unique whiskeys.

Jan. 25 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm - More Info

Want to know what your home is worth?
Let me run an RPR Report for you. I have access to a system used by Appraisers and Lenders to get a semi-accurate estimate on your home value. Respond to this email with your property address and I'll be happy to put a report together for you.

Link to Example

 

Our Active Listings:

3051 N Saint Paul Street - Denver - $649,000
ACTIVE

Complete remodel just listed in Skyland! You won't want to miss this opportunity to own this turnkey home - only 4 short blocks from City Park, the Denver Zoo, Museum of Nature & Science, and a short commute to Downtown Denver. All new roof, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, hot water tank, and high-quality finishes throughout. Just wait till you see the kitchen w/ all new cabinets with soft close drawers, level 5 granite counters, new S/S appliances, and oil rubbed bronze fixtures. Large format brick set tile flooring throughout the main floor is easy to maintain and very dog-friendly. Huge master bedroom w/ plush new carpet and an en-suite bath that features pebble flooring in the shower. The finished basement adds a large rec room and guest bedroom w/ en-an suite bath. Bonus room off kitchen with a fireplace. New stucco and exterior paint. Detached 1 car garage and plenty of parking space. 43x25' RV or boat parking in the backyard with a large gate. Too many "new" things to list - hurry!

2939 W. 23rd Ave #6 - Denver - $589,000
ACTIVE
Another amazing townhome project by Rise Development— located in the heart of Jefferson Park. Inspired townhome living with high end finishes including natural finished hardwood floors, European cabinets and 3CM Quartz counters.

1433 N Williams St #602 - Denver - $364,900
ACTIVE
Southeast corner 2 bed 2 bath with a large balcony with great views and newly refinished hardwood floors! Granite counters and a newer refrigerator in the kitchen. 

1826 Irving St #3 - Denver - $469,000
ACTIVE

Another amazing Townhome project by Rise Development - located in the heart of Sloan's Lake. Inspired townhome living with high end finishes including natural finished hardwood floors, European cabinets, 3CM Quartz counters, chrome fixtures, subway tile, large format brick set tile, and patterned carpeting. High-quality thoughtful building and a flexible floorplan for modern/active lifestyles. The vaulted ceiling in each bedroom adds to the open feel. One car attached garage. Located 4 blocks East of Sloan's Lake!
Link to More Information about our Rise Projects

2939 West 23rd Ave #5 - Denver - $569,000
ACTIVE

Another amazing townhome project by Rise Development— located in the heart of Jefferson Park. Inspired townhome living with high end finishes including natural finished hardwood floors, European cabinets, 3CM Quartz counters, matte black fixtures, subway tile, large format tile, and patterned carpeting. Rooftop decks with incredible city views! High-quality thoughtful building and a flexible floorplan for modern/ active lifestyles. Located just south of the Highlands & LoHi neighborhoods, and just East of Sloan's Lake is one of Denver's hidden gems - Jefferson Park.
Link to More Information about our Rise Projects

3520 W Conejos Pl - Denver - Starting at $534,000 - 14 Units Available!
ACTIVE
This amazing townhome by Rise Development is located in the heart of Sloan’s Lake neighborhood, just two blocks south of Denver’s largest lake. Walk the park, paddleboard in the early morning, or run the trail while taking in the best view of the city. A few walkable blocks away are some of Denver’s hot spots.
Link to More Information about our Rise Projects

 

 

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April 29, 2019

Are you ready for Red Rocks this summer?

Simply put, Red Rocks Amphitheater is one of the best places on Earth to take in a concert.  This amazing outdoor venue is part of Denver history.  The first concert was preformed in 1906 when it was privately owned.  It was purchased by the city of Denver in 1927 for $54,133, just another example of what a great investment real estate is!  Red Rocks opened its doors to the public in June 1941. 

 

 

 

Red Rocks is more than just concert venue, you can stop in all year for a bite to eat. Built around two massive boulders both inside and on the patio, Ship rock grille, located in the Red Rocks Visitor Center, features a delectable menu matched only by the stunning scenery.  Spend a sunny afternoon on the deck surrounded by breathtaking vistas and the occasional wildlife. On concert nights, make reservations for a pre-show dinner to complete an unforgettable evening.

 

 

 

If you are in the mood to exercise in style, Red Rocks is a great option.  There are several groups and boot camps around town that use the stairs and structure for fitness.  If you are going to train you may as well do it with a view!  The park is open 7 days a week with some restrictions.  If you don’t want to run up and down the stairs, Yoga on the Rocks is also an option.  For prices and scheduling go to:

https://www.redrocksonline.com/yotr/

 

 

 

Don’t forget to stop by the Colorado Music Hall of Fame when you are at the park.  The showcase of performances throughout the history of Red Rocks is awe inspiring.  From the Beatles performance in 1964 to U2 in 1983 Red Rocks is a part of music history.  The Hall of Fame is located at the top of the venue.

 

 

The best reason to go to Red Rocks is for the live music.  Every show I have seen in this incredible Amphitheatre has a magical quality to it.  The natural beauty of Colorado and the open sky produces an acoustical masterpiece that you can’t find anywhere else.  This summer is loaded with artists and now is a great time to check out the schedule and grab tickets for a band you like.  You can see the full schedule at:

https://www.redrocksonline.com/events/category/Concerts

April 2, 2019

Castle Rock

City Highlight: Castle Rock

 

 

When most people think of Colorado cities, Denver comes to mind.  Our ski towns get a lot of hype as well.  Most people have heard of Vail and Aspen.  This article is the first in a series about some of the more subtle towns around Denver.  Not everyone loves this big city lifestyle and that’s ok.  We have great cities in the front range with charm and hidden gems. 

 

 

This week’s feature is Castle Rock.  It is one of the fastest growing cities in Colorado.  The populations is approximately 62,276 which is up almost 30% from the 2010 census.  Located 28 miles south of Denver and 37 miles north of Colorado Springs Castle Rock is the home to commuters from both cities.  Other than its central location, Castle Rock has a lot to offer.

 

Big city parks can’t compete with Castle Rock.  The outdoor opportunities are amazing!  Philip S. Miller Park is 300 acres and home to a zip line course, climbing walls, a rope course and a ninja warrior course.  This is just one of the 50 developed parks in the city.  There are also 87 miles of trails in Castle Rock for your outdoor enjoyment.

 

 Even though the city has grown in population, it still holds the charm of a small town.  The main street is home to local shops and restaurants.  If you want something that is a part of the towns history try B&B Café, its been there since 1946.  Union is newer restaurant that serves a healthy and inspired collusion of rustic Italian, vibrant Mediterranean and forward-thinking American influences.  Fun food and dining is no longer limited to Denver.

 

 

 

 

If you are looking for a quicker shopping experience, try the outlet mall.  The shopping center has more than 95 stores and is the largest outdoor outlet shopping center in the state.  Check their website for upcoming sales events.  If you like to shop for a bargain this is the place to go.

 

 

 

If you would like to live in Castle Rock there are currently 286 homes for sale.  They range in price from $169,995 to $4,900,000.  Below is a link to see the listings and what you can get for your money in Castle Rock.  If you have more questions about the town or would like to see some homes give us a call at 303-532-4742.

 

Click here for Castle Rock real estate

March 14, 2019

360dwellings March 2019 Newsletter - Are We In A Buyers Market Yet? Depends...

March is usually a jam-packed month with Spring Break, the madness of college basketball, St. Paddy, and most importantly the start of the Spring home selling season in Denver! We'll see inventory and demand increase over March, April & May and then we'll start to see it mellow out a bit around June & July.

Overall, the Denver metro area is still in a strong seller’s market with only 1.92 months of single-family inventory available. Only detached homes priced over $1 million were in a buyer’s market with 6.58 months of inventory. At the current rate of sales, 
there is 2.07 months of attached home inventory overall. But, buyers are in the power position with 6.24 months of inventory for condos priced between $750,000 and $999,999, and 7.31 months of inventory over $1 million.

According to industry standards, under five months of inventory is a seller’s market and over six months of inventory is considered a buyer’s market.


Average Single Family Home Price: $512,312
Average Condo Price: $349,801
Total Number of Properties for Sale: 6,017

Average Days on Market: 39

What's Going on Around Town?

Best New Restaurants

Try to get a seat at Beckon in RiNo. It's Chef's Counter Only. There are only 17 seats and 2 seatings a night. Truely a remarkable8-course dining experience. That's just 1 of the cool new restaurants popping up in Denver. Click Here for a Full List

St Patricks Day Parade

You've gotta go see one of the longest St Patricks Day Parades West of the Mississippi. 1000's of floats and activities... you may even see a green alien or two.
Link to Parade Info
Saturday, March 16th

The River Mile Project - Is Elitch's Garden Moving?
Find out a little more about the 17 Acre project that will relocate Elitch Gardens and build a beautiful 
mixed-use project on the mostly unused section of the Platte River.
Link to More Info

Broadway Station? Midtown?

Where the tired and broken Gates Rubber Factory once stood we finally have a buyer and a builder after almost 2 decades! 7.5 Acres to build offices, homes and places to spend your money. Ground breaks in 2020.
More Info

Want to know what your home is worth?
Let me run an RPR Report for you. I have access to a system used by Appraisers and Lenders to get a semi-accurate estimate on your home value. Respond to this email with your property address and I'll be happy to put a report together for you.

Link to an Example

1572 Race St - Denver
Castle Marne was built in 1889 by one of Denver's most famous architects, William Lang. A 
truely opulent house with design elements of Richardsonian, Romanesque and Queen Anne era. Not sure it's for me at $2.29M, but quite interesting.
Link to Property Info

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March 11, 2019

St. Patrick's Day Denver 2019

The best things to do in Denver for St. Patrick’s Day (Yes they all involve lots of drinking)

 

 

1:  The best start to the St. Patrick’s Day weekend is the Parade.  Nothing sets the mood for the weekend like celebrating with your friends and neighbors.  We can all be Irish at the parade downtown. This is a good event to bring the family to, or Uber in and start the day early.  The parade starts at 9:30 am on Saturday, March 16th. To catch the parade entries full performances (dancing, full music sets, etc.), the best spot is south of 20th Ave on Blake St.  This will be a crowded area and is standing room only.  Be sure to get there early to claim your spot.  If you are bringing the kids you may want to try Blake St from 23rd to 27th Ave.  This should be a little more roomy.  To see a full list of the floats and other info check out the official parade website:  https://www.denverstpatricksdayparade.com/

 

 

2: Once the parade is over, you can head to the Block Party at 22nd and Blake.  This will be the 20th year the block party has been put on by Fado Irish Pub and it;s rumored be their best one yet!  The party will start at 10:00 am on the 16th and run until 11:00 pm.  If you still have the energy you can come back for more on the 17th from 12:00 pm-10:00 pm.  The outdoor party will have live bands and enough Guinness and Irish whisky for everyone wearing green and their friends.  A two-pack of tickets including 4 total drink vouchers will cost you $64.  For all of the details and to purchase tickets check out their website:  https://fadoirishpub.com/denver/st-patricks-day/

 

 

3:  Don’t drink on an empty stomach.   Stop and check out the food trucks and live music at Improper City.  They are in the RiNo district at 32nd and Walnut St.  They will have outdoor bars all day for the patio party, or you can get some gourmet coffee if you need a little pick me up.  Check it out if you are in the mood for a fun atmosphere and a taste for mobile food.  For more info check out their event page on Facebook.  https://www.facebook.com/events/239316560307813/

 

 

 

4: If you are not a beer and whisky drinker then check out Infinite Monkey Theorem winery.  They are in the RiNo district where they make all their wine.  The grapes that they use are locally sourced from Colorado and for one day only they will have green wine slushies.  That’s what happens when you mix class and St. Patrick’s Day. 

 

5: No St Patrick’s day would be complete without a good old fashion Pub Crawl!  Denver has you covered with three to chose from this year.  The Irish Stroll from BarCrawls.com, Kiss Me, I’m Irish: Denver St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl, and Denver St. Patrick’s Bar Crawl will all be going on this weekend.  What better way to celebrate than to work out your liver as you head from bar to bar.  Take part in the fun and festivities in Denver this year, just remember to leave your keys at home.  Lyft, Uber and public transit will be happy to get you downtown and back safe and sound.

March 7, 2019

Is Elitch's going away?

 

 

I’m sure a lot of you have heard that Elitch Gardens will be developed into housing for Denver.  The River Mile Project will be developed by Revesco Properties.  Revesco is a local company that wants to build in Denver instead of spreading out to the suburbs.  The idea is to keep housing and jobs close to the city center to lessen traffic and strain on infrastructure as the population of the Denver metro grows.    The development could start as early as 2020 although there are a lot of zoning issues and some red tape to get through before they break ground.   Step one will be to build a new parking structure for Elitch's, and then convert the existing surface parking lots into office buildings and shops.  This is about 17 acres of space.  During this phase, Elitch's plans to continue to operate as normal.  The picture below gives an idea of how that will look.

 

 

The development does have long range plans.  It may add 8,000 new housing units by the time it is completed.  Denver is still growing and most of us know that rents are higher than they have ever been for the city.  The development will have 700-1,000 affordable housing units to help with this issue.  The affordable housing will be part of high-rise towers which may be 59 stories tall.  The city also has requirements that protect access to the sun and sky, so the high-rise buildings would be relative slender and spaced wide apart.  When the project is finished, there will be a new look to the riverfront in the area.

 

 

 

The city and community will have a lot of input into the final project.  This should keep the feel of the new development in line with Denver.  There will be one mile of improvements to the South Platte River, three riverfront parks, bike paths, and a rec center. 

 

 

The short answer to the question is yes.  Elitch's will be moving to a new location.  The developers say they will try to find a new location close to downtown, but we all know there aren't any 60-120-acre plots of land for amusement parks in Denver.  The good news is it will be years before the park is forced to move.  Moving the park is a necessary part of the growth of Denver.  For now, make sure to take advantage of sunny days and fun rides.

 

 

Feb. 14, 2019

5 Great Things to Do in Denver this Valentine's Day

Today is Valentine's day (in case you forgot), here are 5 great things to do with the one you love.

 

#1 Hearts for Art at the Denver Art Museum 

Nothing stirs the soul like good art.  The Denver Art Museum is offering the Hearts For Art experience again this year.  Take a stroll through the Museum and find the piece that inspires your love.  You can place a heart in front of the exhibit and snap a pic for you to share with your friends.  See if you and your sweetheart will find a connection over your love of art.

#2 Romance under the Sea at the Denver Aquarium 

If you are looking for a romantic and magical dining experience for Valentine’s Day head to the Aquarium.  Watch the sharks and other fish swim around the room while you share a 4-course meal.  The package includes roses, champagne, and an adventure pass to the aquarium.  Don’t just go out for food, come experience the wonder of the aquarium. 

#3 Valentine’s Weekend at Comedy Works Downtown 

Everyone loves to laugh.  Comedy Works Downtown is offering Valentine packages from the 14th to the 16th.  Share drinks and laughter when you see Chris Distefano perform live.  The packages will include roses and chocolate.  

#4 Cocktails and Taste Tour

You can’t go wrong with good food and good drinks on Valentine’s Day.  This is a perfect sampling of some of the great restaurants and bars that Denver has to offer.  With 5 drink samples at and appetizers at each stop, you and your sweetheart will be in a great mood by the end of the night.  A local expert will lead you on the tour of the Denver cocktail scene as you walk downtown.  

 

#5 Tie the knot! 

If everything else on the list has inspired you to commit come to the 12th annual Valentine’s Day Event at the Clerk and Recorder’s Office.  On Valentine’s Day, Judges and Clergy will perform free Marriage ceremonies for couples.  Food and beverages will be available for couples.  Drawings will be held for gifts from local businesses, elected officials and other city agencies.  Wat a perfect day to say I do.  Head to the Webb Building 201 W. Colfax, Dept. 101, Denver, CO 80202 from 8:00 Am to 4:30 PM. 

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Feb. 10, 2019

360dwellings February 2019 Newsletter - Is Denver in a Buyers Market Yet?

February 2019

With the Denver Real Estate Market slowing a bit over the past few months, people ask me all the time... Are we in a Buyers Market Yet?

For our luxury buyers over $1M, Yes. We are in a buyers market. There are plenty of deals to be had with almost 8 months worth of inventory on the market.

Under $1M, not yet. However, we are trending toward a more balanced market. 5-6 months of inventory is considered balanced and we're just under that in most price segments under $1M.

The good news is that Sellers continue to see appreciation and Buyers are seeing a bit more inventory hit the market giving them more choices. Folks are getting a rare opportunity to think for a day or 2 before making an offer. There is a balance in the force... seems to be a win-win for everyone.

Historically the Denver real estate market kicks into gear after the Superbowl. We're going to see a lot of homes hit the market in the next few weeks. Should be much more exciting to watch than the game.


Average Denver Metro Home Price: $500,683
Total Number of Homes for Sale: 5,881
Average Days on Market: 42

 

What's Going on Around Town this February?
Denver Restaurant Week

Choose a set menu from 200+ participating Denver restaurants for $25, $35 or $45. Apparently, inflation has caught up with the old $52.80 pricing structure.
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February 22nd - March 3rd

Take the Ski Train to Winter Park

If you ski or snowboard, you need to take the train the Winter Park at least once in your life. It's an absolutely gorgeous ride through 27 tunnels and some of Colorado's most beautiful scenery. Enjoy a 2 hour ride to the mountain and skip the I-70 congestion.
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The Garden & Home Show

Need ideas for a kitchen remodel? Looking to re-landscape? Like to walk around and get free shwag? Come on down to the Convention Center for one of the biggest shows of the year.
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Feb 9th - 17th

8 Hottest Neighborhoods in Denver

There were 8 neighborhoods that saw massive appreciation over 2018. Some appreciating as much as 40%. Will these neighborhoods do it again in 2019? I smell an investment opportunity...

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Dwelling of the Month...

One of the most visually stunning homes in Denver is on the market. Designed by world-renowned Seattle based architect Jim Olson of Olson Kundig. He was inspired by the Denver landscape of mountains & great plains. Take a stroll through this gorgeous home on 3.5 acres in Polo Club.
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