Michael Steffen's Blog Posts

Coming Soon In Overland Park

3057 S FOX ST ENGLEWOOD CO 80110Come see this upcoming listing in the Overland Park neighborhood. Great location!This classic 3 bedroom, 2 bath is situated in a cute neighborhood right next to

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Coming Soon In Uptown Neighborhood

601 E 16th Ave Denver, CO 80203LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION!!! This beautiful corner row home at 16th and Pearl is perfect for easy commute to downtown. Just steps away from shops,

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Market Price Decreases

Prices are beginning to fall into Fall! As we move into the Fall season and the market begins a slow down, we are seeing a lot of price decreases all over the Denver Metro area! In recent days

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Beautiful Victorian Home In West Wash Park

Check out this upcoming listing from the amazing EXIT Realty Cherry Creek team Kevin Fletcher and Tatiana Torres!  91 S Sherman St Denver, CO 80209This 3 Bedroom/3 Bath home in Denver

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Home For Your Family With Only 1000 Down

With only $1,000 down you can buy a home for your family. CHFA has grants available to cover down payments and closing costs.Apply today in less than an hour!Sign up for a home buying

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OPEN HOUSE This Weekend July 22nd And 23rd

OPEN HOUSE THIS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY!! 7161 Wolff St Westminster, CO 80030Located near the coveted Hidden Lake neighborhood, this 5 Bedroom/2 Bath home is ideal for any family. Nice sized yard

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Coming Soon 5 Bedroom Home In Hidden Lake Neighborhood

7161 Wolff St Westminster, CO 80030Located near the coveted Hidden Lake neighborhood, this 5 Bedroom/2 Bath home is ideal for any family. Nice sized yard with trees and garden area. A 14x30 ft

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Hidden Lake Neighborhood In Westminster

Who doesn't want to be near water? In this dry climate of Colorado, being near water can really have it's benefits. Hidden Lake in Westminster has some very affordable homes and access to the

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Open House In Ruby Hill July 15th And 16th

Open House both Saturday and Sunday July 15th and 16th for the Ruby Hill Remodeled Home!! 1238 S. Raritan Denver, CO 80223Please come by, say hello and view this amazing remodeled property! The

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Mortgage Rates At Lowest Seen In 2017

As of last week the rate for a 30 year mortgage has dropped to 3.88%! That is the lowest rate we have seen in 2017. While economists have been predicting the rates to jump to 4%

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Gorgeous Remodeled Home In Ruby Hill

Come and see this gorgeous 5 Bed, 3 Bath home in Ruby Hill!  New floors, open floorplan, custom kitchen and baths. New windows and doors 2014. New furnace 2013. New driveway and walkway

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Its More Possible Than You Think

I know how far out owning home sometimes feels but its actually very obtainable! You don't even need 5%!  Call me for any information on obtaining down payment assistant programs in Colorado

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New Build Communities Coming To Denver By Richmond American Homes

Whether you're a first time home buyer or looking to upgrade/downsize, new builds are a great opportunity to customize a home to your needs. Richmond American Homes have 5 new communities coming to

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Interested In A Career In Real Estate Just Reach Out To Me I Can Get You Started

Check out Calloway, one of my amazing clients kids imitating me selling their family a home!He will be the next Rock Star Denver Realtor! I start them young these days ;)Denver Colorado Real Estate

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Things You Should Know About The Boulder Real Estate Market

Boulder Fix And Flips Are ProfitableIn the current sellers market, doing a Fix and Flip has greater margin for profit. Multiple Offers Are The New Normal That’s right. Homes are

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This Weekends Open House List For Berkley

Want to see some of the most sought after homes in Colorado?The Berkeley neighborhood, bounded by 38th Ave, I-70, and Sheridan, is anchored by Tennyson Street, lined with some of Denver's

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350k Gorgeous UPDATED TOP OF THE LINE 2 Bedroom 2 Bath In DTC

Open House Saturday and Sunday June 3rd and 4th from 11am-2pm! This is a Beautifully updated two bedroom and two bath condo. FHA approved with all of the Bells as Whistles!  Located

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Cinco De Mayo Parites In Denver Colorado This May 5th 2017

Incase you would like some more details about this Click here!Cinco de Mayo Celebrate Culture FestivalLocation: Civic Center, DenverWhen: May 6 & 7Cost: Free to attendWebsite: 

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Denver Millennials Forced To Buy Older Houses Are Investing In Must Do Home Improvements

Millennials like to play it cool when it comes to the home improvement project they request more than any other from contractors in metro Denver.Local millennials hire help for the installation

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Red Hot Real Estate Market Leads To Property Tax Spikes Around Metro Denver

Homeowners across metro Denver should brace themselves for notices of property valuation arriving soon in the mail that will weigh heavily on property taxes during the next two years.The short of:

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Active Listings Are On The Rise In The Denver Housing Market

Forget about March Madness. Last month was March Gladness, if you were a home buyer in the Denver market. In good news for homebuyers and Realtors, the number of active listings rose by 26.9% from

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Mortgage Rates Remain In Monthlong Slide Falling To Lowest Levels In 5 Months

Mortgage rates continued their monthlong swoon, sinking to their lowest levels in five months.According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average tumbled to

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Coming Soon 3 Bedroom 1 Bath In Overland Near DU

Check out this adorable 3 bedroom home hitting the market in Mid May!  Close to DU, restaurants, nightlife and easy access to Santa Fe Drive!  Commercial grade roofing this home has all

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Denver Metro Area Real Estate Market

The Denver Metro Area market showed continued gains over the last 30 days, extending a three-week growth trend. Sales climbed 0.6% to 3,939 homes, the most in three months. Leading the way in terms

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Metro Denver Apartment Rents Rise For 3rd Straight Month Erasing Last Falls Decreases

Metro Denver apartment rents rose for the third straight month in March, erasing all the declines that went in favor of tenants last fall, according to a report Tuesday from Axiometrics, a

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New Bill For Rentals Advances To Colorado House Vote

Landlord notification to tenants ahead of a rent increase or lease termination would grow from a week to 21 days in a bill that is gaining traction in the Colorado Legislature.Senate Bill 17-245,

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Forecast Predicts Drop In Denver Area Home Prices In 2019

A real estate data company projects Denver's hot housing market will start to cool off in late 2019, with home prices in some areas dropping more than 30 percent.Location, Inc., a geographic

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Denvers Apartment Boom Is Creating Entry Level Jobs

The surge in apartment construction in metro Denver is creating shortages of a different kind — workers to lease and maintain all the new developments.“With about 25,000 units

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Arvada Market Overview

In the past 12 months, at least 2,514 real estate agents have helped consumers with 2,294 residential home sales in Arvada, Colorado. Sales have ranged in price from $75,000 to $1,550,000.Arvada's

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Selling Season Gives Metro Denver Home Listings A Boost

After reaching its lowest-ever point in February, home inventory in metro Denver bounced back a bit in March, boosted by the beginning of the spring selling season.Although still low

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Youll Need A Raise To Pay For Denver Rent Hikes This Year

You'll need a raise to pay for expected apartment rate increases in Denver this year.That's according to data compiled by Zillow Group Inc. (Nasdaq: Z), which indicated that the median

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Colorado Homes Taxed At Some Of The Lowest Rates In Country

The effective property tax rate for single-family homes in Colorado last year averaged 0.52 percent versus the 1.15 percent rate averaged nationally, according to ATTOM Data Solutions, which looked

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Denver Home Listings Flooded The Market In March

Like spring runoff surging from the mountains, new listings poured onto metro Denver’s parched market last month, causing home sales to blossom like daffodils and tulips.The number of new

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Costs Are Ticking Up In Aurora And Colorado Springs

Highlands Ranch reported the most expensive median rent for two-bedroom apartments last month in the metro area, at $1,850, beating out Denver at $1,730 a month, according to a report Monday

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Construction Defects Bill Introduced

Reforming Colorado's construction defects laws in order to incentivize the building of condominiums and townhomes has emerged as a priority for both Republicans and Democrats early in the

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Prices Are Rising Wages Are Not

Patrick Holwell, workforce economist for Arapahoe/Douglas Works, said there's a gap between home prices and incomes in the region, and that gap is widening.“People who aspire to own a home are

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There Is Nothing Out There

A February study by consumer services website Bankrate.com found that Colorado is the eighth-hardest state in the nation for first-time home buyers. Prices are up and inventory is down — way down

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This IRES Is Not In The Eye But It Impacts How Real Estate Agents See Colorado

For those who are new to real estate, a MLS (multiple listing service) is an electronic system where listings for homes are aggregated and searchable.  Real estate agents use MLS information to

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Arvada Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Arvada show a 6% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.This is the

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Lakewood Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Lakewood show a 7% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 3% rise in median rent per month.This is the

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Littleton Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Littleton show a 2% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.This is the

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Thornton Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Thornton show a 5% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 1% rise in median rent per month.This is the

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Golden Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Golden show a 13% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 4% rise in median rent per month.This is the

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Updated Ranch Near Hidden Lake JUST LISTED

Come check out this home located just a few blocks away from Hidden Lake! You want updates? This home has them!Newer Roof, appliances, sump pump, radon mitigation, sump pump, water heater,New High

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Green Mountain Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Green Mountain show a -52% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month. 

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Harvey Park Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Harvey Park South show a 8% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month. 

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Cute Bungalow In East Park Hill Open House Saturday

This adorable home has a private back yard that makes you feel secluded and peaceful, even though you are steps from everything!  2 bedroom 1 bath home with an updated kitchen and a

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Berkeley Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Berkeley show a 3% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 7% rise in median rent per month.This is the

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Loveland Explores Ways To Support Affordable Housing

The city of Loveland wants to address the issue of affordable housing, but recognizes it’s not an easy task because there are no simple solutions.That’s why Community Partnership Office

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Report Paints Grim Picture Of Boulder Affordability

The report extends past Boulder County and into Weld and Larimer counties, covering Boulder, Longmont, Lafayette, Louisville, Superior, Erie, Loveland, Berthoud, Firestone, Frederick, Mead and.

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Affordable Housing In Boulder County Extinct

There are no affordable homes left in Boulder County. Thinking you’ll head east to the Carbon Valley? There’s nothing left there, either.That’s according to a new affordability study out of

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Mortgage Rates Rising Buy A Home Now

If you’re having trouble deciding whether you want to keep renting or buy a home, maybe this will help: Interest rates on mortgages are on their way up.In February, the average interest rate on a

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Historic Downtown Littleton Is Booming

Booming development is hardly new in the metro area or Littleton itself, but the type of development taking place downtown — scrape-offs of old houses for dream homes or multi-family projects,

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Open House Saturday 11 To 2pm

Beautiful remodeled home in the Pinery. Backyard is adjacent to open space. Completely updated and brand new appliances and fixtures. This home is ready for you and your family to make it your own

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Encaptivating Ranch In Littleton

Stunning ranch with striking curb appeal located in a desirable village in Columbine Valley. It's just a golf cart ride from Columbine Country Club! It has vaulted ceilings, clerestory&

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Things To Consider Before Signing The Documents

Days before you sign the documents to finalize your purchase of the home, you should have the chance to take one last look through the property.  It's your final chance to make sure that no new

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Ignoring Seller Offer Instructions Will Lose You The Home Of Your Dreams

Congratulations! After hunting for days, weeks or even months, your REALTOR has shown you a home that you LOVE!  But then why are they asking you to get an offer in ASAP? To make such a big

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Does Your Realtor Understand Online Marketing

In this day and age, it is important that you have a realtor that not only has access to all the new technology that is coming out on a daily basis, but it is even more important that they

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Just Listed But Wont Last Long 175k Condo On The West Side

Completely updated and well taken care of this condo sits next to a open park with beautiful mountain views!  A low HOA including a sand volleyball court, and a community pool for only $185

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We Can Close As Quickly As Needed

Ready To Move Into 3 Bedroom Home With Large Loft Upstairs. Home Has New Paint, New Carpet & New Microwave. Nice Sized Living Area With Open Floor Plan On Main Floor. Upgraded Kitchen With Room For

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Private Gate Access And Suitable For Year Round Living

Slice of Heaven on 45 Acres This secluded and off the grid log home has 360 degree views including the Sangre de Cristo mountain range. Private gate access and suitable for year round living. Four

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Why Not Weld County

LOCATION: Weld County is one of the larger counties in Colorado. It is located in Northern Colorado and stretches from the Wyoming state line south to Adams County. The Denver Metro Area

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5 Tips For Buying A Home In The Fast Paced Denver Market

1. Get a REALTOR.This is the most important step! Your REALTOR is your ally and advocate. They work with you to find a home. More importantly, they will help manage the nuts and bolts of your

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Brand New Ranch Brick Home Open House Saturday 12pm To 4pm

Come check out my new listing! 1399 south Paris Court Aurora Colorado 80012 sits on a corner lot of over 8,000 square feet. This 3 bedroom 2 bath Brick ranch home is listed at $325,000.00!  Don

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Rent Prices Are Going To Rise Again In Denver Colorado

Metro Denver rent increases, after slowing this year, should kick it up a notch next year, with the biggest hikes coming in more affordable areas and outlying communities such as 

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Mortgage Rates Rising Squeezing Home Buyers

Mortgage rates have risen so sharply that they are leaving many would-be borrowers with financial vertigo, not to mention bruises from repeatedly kicking themselves.“When the decision is made for

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The New Year Approches

http://https://www.trulia.com/property/3256793765-4459-Wyandot-St-Denver-CO-80211#photo-1The new year can bring with it A LOT of firsts. Whether the coming year has your FIRST home or your NEXT

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Hope Your Home Is Happy This Holiday

May the next bell you hear be the ring of your new homes door bell.  Check out this new home option for you and your loved ones. Peace on earth and Merry Christmas to ALL and to all a

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Looks Like A White Christmas Is In The Bag In Green Mtn

Mother nature loves to celebrate Christmas with a blanket of snow in Green Mountain Colorado. At least that’s what the record book would indicate. 7 years over the last 10 recorded Green

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The Holidays Is In High Gear In Green Mountain

Green mountain neighbors are not shy about their holiday spirit this winter solstice. Many homes in our community take pride in showing the diverse and many cultures celebrating at home in

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Berkley Is Cookie Crazy

Berkley is bursting with holiday excitement and family fun. Join the holiday cookie decorating joy happening at the Smiley Branch Library this Dec. 23rd at 4:00pm. Everyone is welcome. Decorate

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Unforgettable Four Legged Friend Time

Berkley Colorado has a new special place for its special four legged friends. On Berkley’s north west side, Denver’s second largest dog park has just opened up! With historic Lakeside

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Green Mountain Has Many Gateways

Green Mountain is situated similarly on the thresholds of both the wild world of music and the wilderness. Found just outside of Morrison Colorado and its world renowned Red Rocks Amphitheater

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Berkeley Is Thriving

Berkeley, Colorado is fast becoming one of the states most eclectic and diverse neighborhoods around. It is easy to see why it is one of the most desirable neighborhoods to live in in the Denver

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Berkley Is On The Grow

http://ap.rdcpix.com/1912542820/1356ba1708e63f1c53a803719c606cddl-m0xd-w480_h480_q80.jpgBerkeley, Colorado is fast becoming one of the states most eclectic and diverse neighborhoods around. It is

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Home For Just 1000 Dollars Down

Interested in purchasing a home? Don't have a down payment saved yet? There are options for you! CHFA loans offering down payment assistance and minimum credit scores to qualify!  

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Large Brush Fire On Green Mountain Like Right Now

KUSA - Large flames are visible as a fire on top of Green Mountain was reported Monday evening.West Metro Fire crews are trying to determine the best way to get to the fire which is near the top of

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Transgendered Health Guide For Colorado 2016

Denver Colorado Real Estate Professional -Michael Steffen Michael is a motivated realtor specializing with investors and new home buyers located in the following areas; ,&

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Where To Cut Down Your Own Christmas Tree In Colorado

Many Coloradans want a more hands-on experience when it comes to selecting their Christmas tree than just visiting an urban tree lot.The U.S. Forest Service annually issues $10 permits for those

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ESTATE WARs A New Hope

Stay tuned for more scenes from ESTATE WARS: A NEW HOPE!Denver Colorado Real Estate Professional -Michael SteffenMichael is a motivated realtor specializing with investors and new home

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New Home Construction Only Satisfying A Quarter Of The Need In Colorado

Metro Denver has constructed 67,403 fewer single-family homes than needed given job gains the past three years, creating one of the most severe new-home deficits in the country, according

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Appraisal Shortage In Colorado

I know I have a few clients that can understand how this feels!Home appraisals are taking longer to complete and costing more, and that is vexing home buyers, mortgage borrowers, real estate

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What Should Every Kitchen Have

Acccording to Celebrity Chef Art Smith, Oprah’s personal chef for 10 years, who came home to Florida to open his newest restaurant, Homecoming – Florida Kitchen & Southern Shine. This

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Denver Metro Rents Still Going Up But Slowing

Metro Denver apartment rents rose 2.2 percent in August from the same month a year ago, rising at the slowest rate since February 2010, according to a report Thursday from Axiometrics.Axiometrics

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Do You Think Your Credit Is Stopping You From Buying A Home

Whether it be student loans, old credit cards or just simply the lack of ever having credit in the first place we have the answer!  For a free consultation on how to start fixing your credit

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OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 12 TO 4 IN THE HEART OF CHEESMAN PARK

COME JOIN US TOMORROW TO GET FIRST LOOK AT THIS BEAUTIFUL UNIT RIGHT ON CHEESMAN PARK! Amazing opportunity for a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1 car garage space home, in the heart of it all! Located

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15 Things You Might Not Know About Colorado

15 Things You Might Not Know About Colorado1. Colorado is known as the Centennial State because it was founded in 1876—100 years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence.2. 

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5 Creepy Places In Colorado Most Likely To Be Haunted

When it comes down to it I just don't think Denver is that Scary...unless you're talking like "naked and alone" in the mountains scary! :)#nakedandafraid #denvercoloradorealestateDon’t 

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Denver Continues To Question How It Will Create Affordable Housing

A week before a Denver City Council committee is set to consider advancing an affordable housing plan, some council members still have concerns about how to pay for it.Councilman Chris Herndon said

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Peak Inside Denvers Dream Home On Parade Of Homes Tour

Tour photos of the house at 1606 S. Cook St August 11, 2016 in Denver is part of the Parade of Homes.The most expensive home in this year’s Parade of Homes is one step ahead of you in every way

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Does Making Extra Mortgage Payments Really Benefit You

Borrowers who can afford to make extra mortgage payments tie up cash that could be put toward retirement or used for emergencies.Sue Ogrocki, The Associated PressThis Wednesday, July 27, 2016,,

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Real Estate Habits Linked To Facebook

The findings may help explain how housing-market shifts can happen in different parts of the country, even when those areas are experiencing different economic conditions.Getty Images Call it

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Homes Sales Increase For Summer In Colorado

Some Highlights:Existing home sales have accelerated to the highest pace since February 2007 at an annual pace of 5.57 million.Inventory of homes for sale remains below the historically normal 6

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Arapahoe Square Rezoning To 30 Stories

The Denver City Council has approved sweeping proposals aimed at helping to transform downtown’s Arapahoe Square from an area dominated by parking lots into the city’s next 

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Colorados Largest Piece Of Art

The Wells Fargo Center – you may know it as the Cash Register Building – is probably the most significant piece of 20th century architecture in downtown Denver. Its iconic curved roof

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10 Best Parks You Probably Havnt Been To Near Denver CO

When most people think of the best parks in the Mile High City, they default to the big three: City Park — flanked by the Denver Zoo and Denver Museum of Nature & Science — Washington

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Boulders Most Expensive Realestate Venture

From left to right, R&D Pipeline employees, Rafael Villalobos, Andres Sandoval and Vicente Suarez take a break from working at PearlWest, which has 175,000 square feet of office and retail space, in

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Colorado Public Radio Asking To Rezone Ruby Hill

 Colorado Public Radio is looking at potentially developing a new facility on a 9.5-acre property it owns next to Ruby Hill Park in southwest Denver.But first, CPR 

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Colorado Received 499k For Housing Counsling

Colorado was given $499,691 on Tuesday by The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide counseling in Colorado, which will assist more than 1.4 million families 

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Prices Finally Start To Slow In Colorado

Metro Denver continues to see home-price gains running at or near double-digit rates, but three separate surveys indicate apartment rents have downshifted into a more sustainable rate.As of May,

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Places To See Fireworks Along The Front Range

Look, we love Fourth of July fireworks just as much as the next patriotic pyromaniac. That’s why we’ve put together this list of notable displays around the Front Range.But we also love

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Denver Has Lowest Shortsale And Foreclosures In US

Metro Denver reported the lowest share of distressed home sales out of 25 major metro areas in March, according to a report from CoreLogic.Nationally, distressed sales accounted for 9.9 percent

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Just Because

Denver Colorado Real Estate Professional -Michael SteffenMichael is a motivated realtor specializing with investors and new home buyers located in the following areas; Denver,

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Is Marijuana Responsible For The Real Estate Recovery In Denver

"It really kick-started the recovery of the industrial market in Denver," said Jessica Ostermick, director of research and analysis for CBRE in Denver.That infusion has continued to impact the

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Median Price For 1 Bedroom A In Denver Is Almost 1400 A Month

The cost of renting an apartment in Denver is rising again at a pace faster than the national average, with May offering little in terms of relief for local renters, according to a new report from

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10 Ways To Prepare You Home For The Best Appraisal

With Denver's market being so hot these days we are consistanly seeing purchase prices become higher and higher nearing or far exceeding appraisal value of homes.  Here are some helpful hints

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New RTD Light Rail DIA SECRETS

It's been nearly 19 years since RTD conducted its first study of how to build a train to Denver International Airport. Starting April 22, the idea becomes a reality when passenger train service

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How To Fact Check The Internet

Fishy headlines. Search the exact headline on Bing or Google. If it’s fake, you’ll see links disputing it. Also check Snopes.com and reported.ly.Visit the site. Go to the source site and check

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7 Reasons To Start Your Career In Realestate Today For Free

Attention: Currently offering a fully reimbursed education tuition for new Real Estate agents along with a 10% discounted tuition rate.  For more information email, text or call contact

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New Energy Efficient Home With Colorado Roots

Curvy and clad in shiny aluminum, Element House may look from afar like some advanced space colony dropped into the dusty brown New Mexico desert, but up close, it has all the comforts of

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Your Applewood Home Is Worth What

Prices are going up and inventory has been going down rapidly in Wheat Ridge, Colorado.  When inventory is down buyers typically pay more for homes because there is less to chose from, Making

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Returns On Investments In Denver Near Highest In The Nation

Metro Denver provided residential real estate investors with the second best returns of any major city, according to an analysis from BiggerPockets.Dallas topped the ranking of 50 major metro

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NOW Legal To Collect Rain Water In Colorado

We’ve all seen states crack down on people collecting rainwater, which really makes no sense to people who support conservation. Well, apparently Colorado has changed their minds and made it

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Construction Begins For Housing Denvers Homeless

Construction began Monday on a new Denver apartment building that will house 60 people who are chronically homeless, a joint project of the city and community mental health center.The three-story

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Ways To Be A Great Friend Even When You Are Busy As

GO BIGParadoxically, big get-togethers can be easier to prioritize than smaller ones. Jane Theriault, an assistant professor of psychology who lives outside of Boston, gets together with her former

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RIP Prince

Prince has been battling the flu for several weeks, even canceling two shows in Atlanta last week, his representative told TMZ. Those shows were pushed to Thursday, and, although still not

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Best Camping Spots In Colorado

Looking for an awesome place to camp this summer? Check these out! (Definitely going to Pinyon Flats this year!)Pinyon Flats Campground, Great Sand Dunes national park.Address:Mosca, CO

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Beatle Juice 2 Is It Happening Or Not Stop Toying With Me

I have a hard time not getting my hopes up when rumors start going around about my favorite movies growing up and them either having sequels or being remade.  Tim Burton seems to not want it to

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Denver Real Estate Bubble Not In Single Family Houses

Denver's single-family housing market, with some of the strongest home-price appreciation and fastest turnover times in the country, often gets pegged as a bubble in the making.Zillow research

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Denver 3rd State To Most Likely Live Through A ZOMBIE ATTACK

A writer for Estately.com says he used 11 metrics to create his list -- active military personnel, military veterans, physical activity level, martial arts enthusiasts, people with survival skills,

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Financing For Unwarrantable Condos Is Here

Think you can only purchase an unwarrantable condo if you have tons of cash?! Think again!  HOME Care Portfolio Loan: -3% Down Payment-No Mortgage Insurance-Minimum 620 FICO-30 year fixed

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Living In Stapleton For Under 200k

With the current real estate demand that Stapleton seems to be having it doesn't seem possible, but Thrive Home Builders, Forest City Stapleton and the city of Denver  are

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Colorado Business Employer And Employees Benefit Program

Do you own or work  for a Local company under in Colorado that employs less than 500 people?  What kind of benefits do you or your employer offer to its employees?COLORADO HOME BUYING

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Cant Afford A Denver Home Here Are Colorados 10 Most Affordable Cities

According to a new report from The Denver Business Journal these are the most affordable cities to live in Colorado.The Colorado-based financial services and analytics website looked at a

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Denver Apartment Rents Rising 3 Times The National Average

Denver apartment rents rising 3 times the national averageDenver rents have gone up nearly 7 percent in the past year, which is three times the national average increase of 2.3 percent.That’s

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10 Commandments For Buying A Home

This is something you definitely should go over with your buyer after you get them under contract!Denver Colorado Real Estate Professional -Michael SteffenMichael is a motivated realtor

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6 Seller Personalities That Will Cost Agents

Every agent knows that being an armchair therapist is part of the job. You have to hold the space for people to make major decisions about their money, their homes, their families and their lives in

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Denver Falls To 3rd For Home Price Appreciation

After tieing with Portland, Ore., and San Francisco in October for the fastest rate of annual home price appreciation, metro Denver fell back to third place in November, according to the S&P

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City Of Lakewood Receives 59 Acres On Green Mountain

Set to be the biggest development in Lakewood since Belmar the 59 acres is said to be worth around 25 million dollars!  Lakewood met last week to finalize the decision to move forward with the

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Colorado Rents Retain Momentum Buying Still A Cheaper Option

Apartment rent increases continued on a glide path in many parts of the state, retaining enough momentum to keep Colorado ahead of the U.S. averages in January, according to an update from

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4th Ward City Council Race In Lakewood Was The Most Expensive In History

LAKEWOOD – The  Ward 4 City Council race was the most expensive political contest per vote cast in the history of Lakewood.According to final campaign contribution and expenditure reports,

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Judge Rules For Neighbors In Wright Street Disbute In Lakewood Colorado

LAKEWOOD – City Council is considering their next move after a Jefferson County District Court judge ruled the city cannot disclaim ownership of a 10.7 acre parcel adjacent to Hutchinson Park

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Colorado Home Fair 2016

Want to know how much your home is worth?  Have questions for contractors or loan officers about remodeling your home or applying for a home equity line?  Well now you can find it all in

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You May Be Owed Money For Your Foreclosed Home In Colorado

If you've recently lost a house to foreclosure in Denver, you may be due some money, thanks to the city's red-hot real estate market.The Denver Clerk & Recorder's Office is in possession of

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Over 101k People Moved To Colorado Last Year

Colorado’s population rose by nearly 101,000 people the past year, ranking the state second only to North Dakota for its rate of increase, according to updated estimates from the U.S. Census.

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Open House In Park Hill

Come check out our new listing! Get in there before anyone else this Sunday December 13th at 2989 Krameria st. Denver CO from 12-4pm we will be having an open house! This home is perfect

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Federal Mortgage Limits Lifted For Denver Metro

High conforming loan limits on mortgages will benefit metro Denver more than any other area in the country, according to a new study from Zillow, the Seattle-based real estate valuation firm.The

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El Diablo Building Sells For Almost 7 Million 101 South Broadway

The coveted El Diablo building at 101 Broadway sold for $6.55 million on Thursday morning, officials said.The building that went on the auction block, after being boarded up for more than two

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How To Prepare To Buy Your First Home

First-time home buyers have it tough. The supply of homes for sale is tight, and lenders are tightfisted.Student debt, at an all-time high of nearly $30,000 per grad, is getting in the way of saving

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Toms Homes Cookin In Five Points For Sale

The building housing Tom's Home Cookin', a popular Southern-style diner in Denver's historic Five Points neighborhood, is on the market.But the owners say that fans of the restaurant's fried,

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Denver Is Number 2 For Condo Inflation

Denver and Dallas are the dynamic duo for condo inflation nationally, according to a third-quarter update from Zillow.Condos in metro Denver have appreciated 19.7 percent in value the past year,

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Denver Home Prices Up Almost 12 Percent This Year

Home prices across metro Denver are up 11.7 percent in October over the past year, one of the fastest appreciation rates in the country, according to Clear Capital's Home Price Index.But that number

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Arapahoe Square Is Denvers New Frontier

Arapahoe Square is a vast rectangular wasteland of surface parking lots, under-developed buildings and homeless shelters between Denver’s Central Business District and Five Points/Curtis Points

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Lakewood Receives 59 Acres Worth 25 Million

The city council is set to vote Monday evening on a negotiated exchange proposal that would give Lakewood 59 acres of land in exchange for construction services on the Federal Center campus, near

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Soldier Mountain Ski Resort For Sale Only 149k

No that is not a typo. Soldier Mountain, located in Idaho, is for sale for less than the price of a one bedroom condo in Sun Valley. As we reported back in 2012, Bruce Willis – yes, that

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Open House Saturday October 11th

This family home is ready for you! Large four bedroom and three bathrooms with option of fifth bedroom in basement. Main level office. Large finished basement with kitchenette. 5 piece master en

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How Would You Like A Grant For 5 Percent Of Your Home Loan

NON-REPAYABLEGRANT (that means you DONT have to pay it back!!!)With the NHF PlatinumProgram the borrower applies for a downpayment assistance grant at the same time they apply for a mortgage loan

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Home Loan For 500 Dollars Down

Think you can not afford to buy a home? Tired of renting but do not think you have what it takes to put down on a home AND pay the mortgage? Well here is your chance to finally reap all the benefits

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DENVER EAGLE BAR SOLD GUESS FOR HOW MUCH

With a $10 million land deal closed, a Denver developer is firing up another major RiNo project.Elevation Development Group bought 2.5 acres near Downing and Blake streets last month for $9.6.

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Want To Buy A Home And Not Have To Put Any Money Down

Cause I can show you how. Give me a call or email me at 303-981-2750 Michael@exitrealtycherrycreek.comStop throwing your money away in rent....Its as simple as calling or emailing me.....Really what

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7 More Days Till FHA Guidelines Change

Just a reminder about the changes to FHA Loan Guidelines, effectiveSeptember 14th. If you or a family member are in the process of trying to buy a home, then you should know that these 

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Top 5 Reasons Not To For Sale By Owner

Some homeowners consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). We think there are several reasons this might not be a good idea for the vast

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Why Are You Still Renting

Denver-area rents are rising at more than twice the national average, according to a report Tuesday by Apartment List. Rents across the metro area increased 6.9 percent since August 2014,

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7 Signs Your Dating A Realtor

Whether you’re dating or married to someone in real estate, the truth is you’re in a three-party relationship. There’s you, your main squeeze, and the business that’s guaranteed to keep

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Open House Today For New Listing In Lakewood

Well maintained home with newer roof, plumbing and electrical but thats not all! Wait till you see the stunning landscape on an over 14000 Square foot lot! And a Sprinkler system for both front and

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Beautiful Home In Lakewood Now On The Market

Open House Sunday August 30th 11am To 3pm 10355 W. 13th Place Lakewood CO 80215This well maintained 4 bedroom 2 bath home is not one to miss!! Owner has taken amazing steps to preserve the

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Denvers Hottest Markets And Why You Should Buy Now

How hot is the real estate market in the Denver area these days?So steamy that buyers are routinely writing offers above the asking price, and often way above it. According to theDenver

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Open House Today 11am To 3pm

Come join us at 7283 s Miller street littleton CO 80217 and check out this beautiful home in Littleton on Sunday August 9th from 11-3pm.  Refreshments and snacks will be provided but

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Why Denver Is The Place You Wanna Be

Whether you are already living here or not (if you are you probably already know this) There are quite a lot of good reasons to be in Colorado!1.  An average of 300 days of sunshine a year! You

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75 Things Every Runner Thinks About While Running Seriously Must Read

Don't deny it, we have all though of every one of these while running!1. What a beautiful day for a run!2. This sucks.3. Well, five miles is only two and half miles each way, which is basically two

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Start Fixing Your Credit Now

Credit scores can come back to haunt you in many aspects of your life so why not start fixing it now?! First thing is to pull your credit report and see what is "exactly on it".   It

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Denver Leads Nation In Positive Equity In Homes

Fewer and fewer home owners in the Denver Metro area are upside down on their home mortgages due to such a strong home price appreciation in the past few years.Denver leads the nation in homes

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MOST EXPENSIVE HOME IN BOULDER IS ON THE MARKET

Who loves me enough to buy me this 7 bedroom 3 and half bathroom home sitting on 40 acres of land? Please Please Please me!Don't worry its only 7.5 million dollars !!! :)Denver Colorado Realtor

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Denver Rent Is Up More Than 10 Percent From Last Year So Why Are You NOT Buying

Denver rents for new residents grew by 10.2 percent in the past year, with only two other major cities having higher growth rates, according to new research.Research by Texas-based RealPage Inc

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6 Denver Places That Inspired Nightmares For Years

These places in Colorado are the stuff that nightmares are made of. The City of Denver was officially founded in 1859 with more than 150 years of legends and stories. From cowboys and miners to

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Why Do Sellers Over Price Their Home

Why would sellers deliberately sabotage their chances of selling their homes? It doesn't make any sense, yet it happens all the time.Sellers arrogantly slap the highest price on their homes that

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6 Homes Seller Procrastinations What Are You Waiting For

What are you waiting for? Inherent in ownership of real estate—a house, condominium unit, second home, investment property - is the reality that eventually it will be sold.Since there is no expiry

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Denver Top For Home Price Appreciation

Denver reported the biggest annual jump in home values in January of any of the 20 cities tracked by the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, but the momentum, as in many cities, appears to be.

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Warehouses In Short Supply While Demand For Legal Weed Surges

Legal marijuana is delivering a powerful buzz to the typically unglamorous Denver industrial real estate market.Booming sales of cannabis have pot merchants scrambling to find enough vacant

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Open House For Brand New Listing This Friday Evening

Denver home prices are souring and increasing at an astronomical rate!  Want to see what your home would sell for?  Call me or email me for a FREE NO OBLIGATION home evaluation or

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Average Denver Home Sales Hits Record High For April

Sellers listed a lot more homes in metro Denver last month, but not enough to prevent the average sales price for a single-family home from reaching a new high, according to a report Tuesday from

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Five Points To Get Affordable Housing Apartments

Many of Denver's new apartment buildings claim to target the young adults flocking to the city in large numbers, but their high rents tell a different story.Century Development, patiently and with

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Michael Jackson Neverland Estate Up For Sale 100 Million

First star on the left and straight on until ... ka-ching!Neverland, the California property that once served as Michael Jackson's home and personal fantasyland is being listed at $100 million, 

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Perfect Buy For First Time Home Owners Or A Rental

Come on down to 1160 S Monaco Pkw in the Club Monaco neighborhood unit 8. Back on the market due to buyers unable to be qualified.  Passed inspection with only minor issues that is being taken

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5 Reason You Wont Make It In Real Estate

Over the past five years, I have had the opportunity to grow a pretty large coaching program where I speak to tens of thousands of real estate professionals. This experience has allowed me to

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1 In 4 Renters Have To Use Half Their Income For Housing

More than one in four U.S. renters have to use at least half their family income to pay for housing and utilities.That's the finding of an analysis of Census data by Enterprise Community Partners.

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Awesome New Tesla Home Batterr

Powerwall is a home battery that charges using electricity generated from solar panels, or when utility rates are low, and powers your home in the evening. It also fortifies your home against power

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Think You Cant Get A Home With Bad Credit WRONG

I have a secret.... Want to know what it is? ok ok Ill tell you! I know tons of people that have credit scores as low as 560 that are getting approved for a home mortgage!  Better yet!  

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Brand New Listings And Open House

Gorgeous two story located in the Canterberry Golf Community has it all! This 4 bedroom, 3 bath home boasts soaring city and mountain views from the large rock columned deck!  It also

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Denver Metro Needs Your House

1. There are currently 3,863 active listings for attached and detached units currently for sale in the 7 metro Denver countries, this is just inches above the record for the least amount of

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Denver Buyers Up Their Game To Be Last Bidder Standing In Real Estate Deals

Denver's tight housing market has morphed into a version of "The Hunger Games," with buyers scrounging for whatever weapons they can find to remain the last bidder standing. "Everything is flying

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Open House For Brand New Listing Be The First To See It

This amazing 4 bedroom and 3 bathroom home is something you wont want to miss out on.  Minutes from cherry creek reservoir even though you have a spacious 2,669 square foot home and almost

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Open House Tomorrow March 14th 11am To 2pm Dont Miss Out

Come check out this fantastic deal in Arapahoe! Three Bedroom 2 Bath Town home just waiting to be snagged up by its new owners!  The Market is moving so quickly so don't wait and come visit us

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Joan Rivers Favorite Things

Jokes paid the rent. For 25 years, Joan Rivers lived in an 11-room triplex penthouse at 1 East 62nd St., just off Fifth Ave. Now, the late comedian’s gilded condo atop a seven-story limestone

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Is This House Black And Blue Or White And Gold

Your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you. Inspired by the now-infamous dress test, we wanted to present you with a few home-related color conundrums. If you think you have the,

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Pending Homes Sales At Their Highest In 18 Months

Even in the midst of a low-inventory housing market, buyers have managed to push through and drive up the level of pending home sales to their highest point since August 2013.According to the

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7 Tips To Get The Best Mortgage

As the real estate market begins to perk up, many people find themselves in a good position to start looking for a home. Even though interest rates continue to hover at the lower end of the,

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6 Tips To Find An Apartment In Chicago

Finding an apartment you love anywhere can be a difficult process, but in Chicago, it can be a serious uphill battle. Among the hundreds of apartments that may be on the market at any one time,

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Downpayment Assistance Get Up To 15k

5 steps to home ownership with Downpayment assistanceDouglas county housing partnership will provide $15,000 of the purchase price of a home in downpayment assistance for each individual or family

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Demand For Housing Is Up But How About Inventory

This was a big week for housing data, with more signs pointing toward demand building. The key question for the housing market will be whether new and existing home supply will follow suit.New

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Stapleton Ranked Top 10 Selling Community Nationwide

Denver's Stapleton neighborhood is among the best-selling in the country, according to a new ranking.Washington, D.C.-based real estate consultant Robert Charles Lesser & Co. has ranked Stapleton as

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Limited Funds Available For Active And Veteran Grant Program

We have an exclusive program for military active duty or Veterans that provides a $7,500 to $10,000 grant towards their purchase of a home. Not restricted to first time home buyers and no repayment

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Top 10 Superbowl Commercials Before 2014

Here are some reminders of the top super bowl commercials ever played during the super bowl!  Cant wait to see all the new ones for 2015!1. Meet Joe Green(1979)2.Apple (1984)3. Mcdonalds "The

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Hockey Star Martin Rucinsky Buys Luxe Miami Beach Condo

Longtime NHL member Martin Rucinsky is currently playing for HC Verva Litvinov in the Czech Republic. When the season ends, we have a pretty good idea of where he’ll spend the offseason:

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FHA Premium Reduction Coming Soon

PRESIDENT TO ANNOUNCE A 50 BPS REDUCTION IN FHA MIP  President Obama is expected to announce tomorrow a 50 basis points reduction in the FHA annual mortgage insurance,

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Metro Denver Renters Fork Out 474M More In 2014

The uptick in rental prices in metro Denver is reflected in a Zillow report released Tuesday that found renters forked out $474 million more in 2014 for leases.Seattle-based Zillow :

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What To Expect In Real Estate Around The Nation For 2015

Consumers think 2015 will be a better year than 2014, especially for selling a home. But the recovery faces an uphill climb.What does 2015 have in store for the housing market? Nine years after the

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5 Real Estate Trends To Watch For In 2015

While the U.S. housing market and home lending levels in 2014 continued an uneven recovery from the Great Recession of 2008-2009, the coming year could see many of those gaps finally filled in as

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Stay Ahead Of The Competition By Knowing The Home Buying Process

So the first thing you should do before you start the home buying process is to figure out whether owning a home is right for you. It may or may not be and this decision depends on you and what your

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Worst Staging Mistakes For Winter

‘Tis the season…to stage with smarts. When a winter listing comes in it usually means the clients are driven by serious urgency. Unfortunately that urgency doesn’t always translate into the

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Aurora Colorado Ranked 10th For Market Standouts

National home prices continue to moderate following last year's double-digit surge. Distressed saturation fell to 16.8 percent nationwide, "suggesting the shortage of lower-priced inventory is the

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Guess How Much A Renter In Denver Would Have To Make To Afford It

To afford a median-priced rental in metro Denver, earners need to make $35 an hour, or almost 4½ times Colorado's minimum wage, according to an analysis by Zillow released on Thursday.Colorado's

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Simplify The Home Buying Process

When you are buying a new home, sometimes can be a very long and drawn out process…but only if you let it get that way!  Simplifying home buying is possible with a few preparative and

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Just A Few Of The Reasons We Live In Colorado

300+ days of sunshine a year! Is that enough to make you want to start looking for a home in Colorado?Denver Colorado Realtor -Michael Steffen Michael is a motivated realtor specializing

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Lowry Residents File Lawsuit Against City Of Denver

Residents in the Lowry neighborhood have filed a lawsuit against the city and the Denver Planning Board to challenge the process for rezoning part of a 70-acre piece of land in the neighborhood.The

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Homes Sales Still On The Rise

Americans bought homes in October at the briskest pace this year, a sign that the sluggish housing market is turning around.Sales of existing homes rose 1.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual

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Should You Buy A Home Or Keep Renting

When you are considering buying a home there are many things you want to keep in mind. What are the benefits to Renting and what are the benefits to buying?  Well here are some statistics for

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Open House For Brand New Listing

Gorgeous 5 bedroom 4 bathroom home with tons of updates ready for your family!  Built just in 2004, this lovely property sits on a huge lot of over 12,000 square feet. Over 5,500 square feet

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Great Ways To Increase Your Curb Appeal

Curb appeal allows for a warm and inviting impression of your home.  I always believe that having your homes entry express “if you like what my front door has to offer you will love what is

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East Colfax Gets Bid For Milestone

A goal to improve a stretch along East Colfax Avenue, an effort whose roots go back almost three decades, hit a milestone this week  with creation of the Fax-Mayfair Business Improvement

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Homes For 1000 Dollars Down

Ever wonder whether FHA was the only way for you to get a loan?  Have questions? Don't be afraid to achieve the American Dream and start owning your home NOW!  Call or text me at 303-981

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Number One Reason To Buy Right Now

The price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by ‘supply and demand’.  If the supply of an item is larger than the amount of people looking to purchase that item,

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Does The Brew In Your Town Bring Buyers To The Table

Given that 61 percent of Americans consume coffee daily, the neighborhood coffee shop may be a strong selling point — as long as it’s not one of those chains.September 29th was National

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Mortgage Rates Up But Still Below 4 Percent Sweet Spot BUY NOW

Average fixed-rate mortgages inched up from last week's lowest rates of the year but are still hovering below historical lows, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey.Freddie Mac

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New Listing Hitting The Market This Weekend

New listing coming on the market this weekend! This amazing 5 bedroom 4 bath home sits on almost 8,000 square feet lot and is over 4,000 square feet of home ready for you to make your memories in it

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FACEBOOK ADS MIGHT WORK AGAINST YOU

Found this video on Youtube that explains why the facebook ads to get more likes can actually work against you! Check it out at:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVfHeWTKjagDenver Colorado Realtor

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Open House Saturday October 18th

Just listed a fabulous home in Highlands Ranch!  This property is located with in the Highlands Ranch Community and with that comes all of the perks! Association dues are extremely low 

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Red Bull Does NOT Give You Wings Go Figure

This may come as a shock to you, but the slogan "Red Bull Gives You Wings" is a big, fat lie. Red Bull will not make you sprout feathered appendages, turn you into Usain Bolt or grant you the mental

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How To Make 50 Thousand A Year With Out Working

Do you own a home? Do you know ten people that own their home?  Getting into the real estate business is harder than most people think, but if you answered either of those questions with a yes

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2014 Colorado Housing Market

Of all the housing markets in the US, the Colorado housing market bounced back the quickest following the aftermath of the housing bubble, recession, and economic downturn of 2008. Denver’s

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Denver Ranked 7th Top College Town For Flipping Houses

DENVER – While it might be debatable as to whether or not Denver fits the whole college town bill, the Mile High City nevertheless made RealtyTrac's list of the top 10 college towns for flipping

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Homes For Sale In Denver Colorado

Here is just one of the many amazing homes listed in the Denver Metro Area.  Homes are going fast so don't wait to Schedule a showing and start the home buying process!9300 East Florida#

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Ebola Toll Rises In Unprecidented Outbreak

An outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in West Africa has spread to Guinea's capital and beyond its borders in an "unprecedented epidemic," a leading aid agency reported Monday. Ebola virus

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West Denver Park Gets 5 Million Dollar Wellness Park

A West Denver Park is poised to benefit from up to a $5 million makeover that will offer facilities to promote health and wellness.Paco Sanchez park, near West 13th Avenue, Federal Boulevard and

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Luxury Apartments Coming To City Park Denver

The Picerne Group, a Southern California-based real estate firm, recently broke ground on Venue on 16th, a 180-unit apartment community in City Park.The privately held Picerne Group, which has a

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Denver Area Homes Still On The Rise

Denver-area homes rose by 6.7 percent in July from July 2013, according to the closely watched Case-Shiller report that was released today.Denver tied with Atlanta for 11th place for the 20

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Plans For Two 30 Story Towers In Cherry Creek

Denver’s latest apartment complex won’t be located in LoDo, but it will rival some LoDo buildings in height.Two 30-story apartment towers are planned for a site near Cherry Creek currently

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Heres How Much Denvers Rent Has Increased Just This Year

DENVER – For those looking for a rental or about to renew their lease, the following may not surprise you.Rental prices in Denver have increased 13.1 percent year-over-year, according to the 

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Strongest Year Over Year Price Growth In Colorado

Today, CoreLogic reported that July 2014 national home prices increased by 7.4 percent year over year, and by 1.2 percent month over month. This marks the 29th consecutive month of year

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FED Rate Hike

"Our assessment so the degree of slack must be based on a wide range of  variables and will require difficult judgments about the cyclical and structural influences in the labor market""while

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Updates For Platt Park North

Platt Park NorthTo start the year, inventory in the northern half of Platt Park was as tight as just about anywhere in the city, which should’ve widened the eyes of any on-the-fence sellers in

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Changes And Updates For City Park

City ParkLoHi is undoubtedly the epicenter of hipness in Denver, with young couples gathering in the ’hood for its collection of trendy restaurants, bars, and shops. But many of these one-time

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Updates For South Park Hill

South Park HillThanks to city zoning laws that restrict developers from plopping down high-rise apartment buildings or endless strips of retail, Park Hill has always maintained a strong residential

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Updates For Washington Park West

Washington Park The highland neighborhood has long been Denver real estate agents’ consensus pick for the hottest area in town—but Washington Park is a close second. Like almost everywhere

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Colorado Ranked Number One For Fastest Recovering Economy

Colorado was in the top 10 states on five of our metrics, and in the top 15 on the other three. As with many of the other top economies, Colorado's economy is highly diversified, and it especially

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Live In John Denvers Home For Only 11 Million Dollars

One look at John Denver's longtime home in Aspen, Colorado, and you could pretty easily guess what he did for a living, even if you didn't know he was the legendary American country singer

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Chicago Investor Adds To Growing Aspen Realestate Portfolio

Chicago businessman Mark Hunt and his investors have purchased more than $70 million in Aspen real estate in the past two years, the Aspen Times reports.Hunt, who owns a stake in the Hotel Jerome,

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Staging Tips To Help Sell A Home

1. Be blunt: Give honest feedbackRemember: every seller thinks they’re the expert on their home—even after hiring you. If you actually want their listing to close quickly, you need to be upfront

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New Study Find That Most Of Earths Oxygen Used For Complaining

Following a multiyear study of atmospheric gases and their role in organic processes on earth, a team of researchers at the University of Washington reported this week that the majority of the

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7 Signs Of A Hot Market Coming Soon

Real Estate is an industry that’s all about your hyper-local expertise. As an agent, you specialize in specific zip codes, home types, client types—you name it. This industry is as much about

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Forclosure Rate Down But 2 Percent Of Colorado Loans Are Seriously Delenquent

Foreclosure rates in Colorado and metro Denver decreased in May, according to CoreLogic, a property, analytics and service provider.There were 7,509 completed foreclosures between May 2013 and May

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Quincy Lake To Brin 70 New Homes To South Jefferson County

South Jefferson County is about to get a little more residential as 70 new homes will be built in an area recently rezoned for them.A lot on the southeast side of South Kipling Parkway and West

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TimeShifted Case Shiller Dallas Denver Crushing It Polar Vortex A NonIssue Cause Its Still December

The above chart is a generic trend line for the seasonally and non-seasonally adjusted 20-City Case Shiller Index released today using the data from the release.And here’s the same index

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2 Men Indicted In Boulder Real Estate Scam Turn Themselves In

The two men indicted by a Boulder County grand jury for allegedly tricking an 86-year-old woman into selling her Sixth Street home and collecting more than $30,000 in rent from the property turned

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New Trends In Real Estate

Generation X jumps to the top. Generation X—those ages 33 to 47—made up the largest chunk of home buyers, at 31 percent, between July 2011 and June 2012, according to the National Association of

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Getting Your ABR Designation

Why should I earn the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation?The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This

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Awesome 4th Of July Events In The Denver Metro Area

INDEPENDENCE EVE PRESENTED BY ANADARKOWHEN: July 3, 8 p.m. WHERE: Civic Center Park, Broadway and ColfaxCOST: FreeThe annual Independence Eve Celebration in Civic Center Park will feature a

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Zillow And Yahoo Team Up Powering Largest Real Estate Networking On Web

Today, we’re announcing the renewal of our exclusive advertising agreement with Yahoo Homes, which creates the Yahoo-Zillow Real Estate Network, the largest real estate network on the Web and

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Foreclosures Falling Fast In Colorado

Foreclosure filings were down 24.7 percent in Colorado during the first quarter of 2014, compared to the first quarter of 2013, according to a state report released today.The report by the the

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5 Reasons You Need A Real Estate Agent

The proliferation of services that help homebuyers and sellers complete their own real estate transactions is relatively recent, and it may have you wondering whether using a real estate agent is

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Inventory Of For Sale Homes In Denver Down 18 Percent In Denver Metro

The inventory of homes for sale dropped in metro Denver for the fifth consecutive month in April, falling 17.5 percent from April 2013, one of 21 metro markets where inventories dropped

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Angelina Jolie And Maleficent Win Big

Angelina Jolie and her sharp cheekbones won the box office this weekend with the fairytale-themed Maleficent earning $70 million domestically.The Walt Disney Studios release also

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Amazing Open House Saturday Property Wont Last Long

Open House Saturday May 31st from 10am-1pm at 22471 E Chenango Drive, Aurora Colorado 80015! Snacks and refreshments available!Come check out this better than new upgraded home, move

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6 Tips To Make Sure You Closing Goes Smoothly

Here are six tips for ensuring your closing goes smoothly.1. Ask questions! Knowing what to expect and communicating with all parties involved in the deal are key to a successful closing.Home

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Denver Sellers In Short Supply At Peak Of The Home Selling Season

Spring was expected to bring out Denver metro home sellers, lured by high prices and shorter sales time.The April home-sales numbers for the area, however, show that wasn't the case — leaving

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Hemp In Colorado Almost 1300 Acres Could Be Grown This Year

Hemp could be growing on more than 1,000 acres of Colorado farmland later this year — among the first legal grows since the 1950s.The state registration period to grow hemp — legalized along

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Denvers Industrial Real Estate Is On Fire

 Metro Denver's industrial-space landlords are smiling after a strong Q1 that looks to continue in 2014, according to CBRE Group Inc.'s latest MarketView report.Vacancy rates stood at 4.6

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Colorado Symphony Says Bring Weed To Shows

DENVER - Saying you can bring your own weed, the Colorado Symphony Orchestra will be playing a series of fundraising concerts sponsored by the state's burgeoning marijuana industry."The Colorado

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Why We Live In Denver And Why You Should To

There are some many reasons I can tell you why I moved to Denver and why most of my family has done so as well but this video sums it all up! Take a look!http://player.vimeo.com/video/71132454Denver

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Richthofen Cast For Sale In Denver

A castle for sale in Denver? Yes, one of Mile High City's most colorful historic homes is back on the market: The Richthofen Castle. This formidable stone fortress was built by Walter von

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Denver WALKS With And Award

The City and County of Denver received some news yesterday that it is taking in stride…so to speak.Actually, city officials are more thrilled than nonchalant that Denver was a walk friendly city

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9 Thinks Buyers Should Ignore When Buying A House

As you walk your clients through their house hunt, here are 9 things about a for-sale home that you should remind clients to ignore in order to keep them from passing on a what could be the perfect

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Why YOU Should Get Into The Denver Real Estate Market

Not long ago, real estate in Denver was in the weeds. In January 2009, the average home price in the Mile High City hovered around $225,000, a 30 percent drop from the market’s peak in June 2007.

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Aurora Colorados Market Springs Forward

The Aurora real estate market has been on an upward swing and it seems busier than ever now.  I guess there are always two sides to any story. In this story, sellers are loving the

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Short Sale VS Foreclosure

Denver Colorado Realtor -Michael Steffen Michael is a motivated realtor specializing with investors and new home buyers located in the following areas; Denver, Arvada 

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Mayor Hancock Launches Program To Boost Home Ownership In Denver

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock on Wednesday officially launched a $5.65 million program aimed at helping consumers buy homes in the city.“This public-private partnership has the potential

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OPEN HOUSE In Westminster Price Reduced

Join us Saturday March 15th, from 12-3pm for an open house in a quiet Cul De Sac in Westminster!  Located at 2366 Ranch Drive Westminster, CO 80234, this townhouse is at the end of a Cul De Sac

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Save Time And Money Growing Your Real Estate Investment Business

1) Let others do the leg work on acquisitionsBefore getting into this first one I want to just mention that if you are a new house flipper you will want to look at and comp as many houses as you

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Applewood Wheat Ridge 38th Street Up For Change

Valente's Italian Restaurant, a Wheat Ridge dining institution for four decades, is now home to Colorado Plus Brew Pub, which boasts 56 local craft brews on tap and serves picquillo peppers stuffed

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Wheat Ridge Wants To Save Temple Buell Building

Wheat Ridge wants a developer to save and breathe new life into a historic building that was designed by renowned architect Temple Hoyne Buell.The Wheat Ridge Housing Authority is

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Your Washington Park Home In Denver Is Worth What

Prices are going up in Colorado. In just the past year they have rose 8%.  The inventory for homes is quickly dropping which makes NOW THE BEST TIME to consider selling your home in Washington

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What Kind Of Salary Do You Need To Buy A Home In Denver

Denver is the most expensive inland city to buy a house, according to a study released Tuesday by HSH.com, a mortgage information website.HSH.com looked at mortgage rates and median home prices in

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Colorado Home Prices Increase Over 8 Percent

Prices for all single-family homes sold in Colorado rose by 8.3 percent last December from December 2012, according to a national report released on Tuesday.The report by CoreLogic also showed that

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New Project With Chicago Architecture In Downtown Denver Coming Soon

Two Tabor Center at 17th and Larimer Streets. This project has had a long history, first being proposed with the overall Tabor Center project in 1985. The initial proposal died during the late 1980

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Why To Get Into The Real Estate Market In Denver NOW

It’s Saturday morning and you’re still rubbing sleep from your eyes when your cell phone rings. It’s your real estate agent. You exchange a few pleasantries before he gets to the point: Are

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REAL ESTATE SUPER BOWL SEATTLE VS DENVER

If you're a real estate nut like your Real Deals blogger, you’ll dig these two comparisons between Denver and Seattle's residential real estate in advance of the Broncos and Seahawks meeting in

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Who Will Gain In The Real Estate Market In 2014

After years of struggles, the housing market roared back to life in 2013. The rebound will continue in 2014, but the pace will slow.Experts say 2014 will be a year of continued growth and

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Cherry Creek North Hot And Hotter

For years, the district known as the Rodeo Drive of Denver,  not only been the top retail corridor in Denver, but also a sought-after home address.While it didn’t emerge unscathed from the

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Denver Becomes TOP Real Estate Markets To Watch

Denver's commercial real estate market ranks at No. 11 among 2014 "Markets to Watch" nationwide, up three spots from 2013, in the Emerging Trends in Real Estate report from 

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Baby Boomers Downsize In Denver

Housing prices are up, and interest rates are low which makes this the perfect time for many baby boomers to sell those big houses they raised their families in and downsize into much smaller

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Denvers Record Setting Year For Home Sales

Metro Denver homes sales in December capped a record-setting year of price gains and volume, according to the latest reports from Metrolist. The average sales price in December stood at $306

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What Do Your Paint Colors Say To Potential Buyers

    If only it was a hundred years from now and with the click of a button be able to change the entire color of our house for just a day what would it be?  A soothing deep blue? ;

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