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Denver Neighborhood: Platt Park

by Vali Hooker on August 15, 2011

in Denver Neighborhood Tours

Tweet   Platt Park is a charming neighborhood with an urban suburban feel.  The streets are tree-lined and the houses are a mix of older  bungalow & victorian houses and newly constructed single-family & duplex living.   The shops of Old South Pearl Street are a gathering place at all hours of the day and […]

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Roof Basics for Homeowners

by Vali Hooker on April 28, 2011

in Denver Home Buyers

Tweet       This is a roofing maintenance checklist homeowners can use to assess the health of their roof. As for repairs, it is always recommended that a licensed, professional roofer is used. You may find a problem using the methods below, but it is essential that repairs are performed correctly and thoroughly by […]

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Tweet The term Deed Restricted comes from the Inclusionary Housing Ordinance passed by Denver City Council passed in 2002. Deed Restricted housing in Denver real estate terms is the same as Income Qualified, Affordable or Work Force Housing and they are all references to the City of Denver’s Affordable Housing Program. This program is actually […]

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Denver Neighborhood: Krisana Park

by Vali Hooker on October 15, 2010

in Denver Neighborhood Tours

Tweet Krisana Park has grown in popularity with the surge of Denver home buyers that are looking for architecture that’s unique within close proximity to Cherry Creek, I-25 and urban lifestyle.  The movement towards buying only as much home as you need has wildly sparked the ever-popular Krisana Park because on average the homes are 1200 – […]

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Tweet 5 years ago, Mayor Hickenlooper appointed a community-based Zoning Code Task Force to guide and oversee a multi-year effort to update the zoning code that has been in effect since the 1950’s. Back in the 50’s the zoning code was simple, to make Denver as automobile friendly as possible. The old code didn’t just […]

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Tweet Often when a seller of mine is ready to sell their home and they review the money they’ve spent on improvements they are shocked the resale value of their improvements aren’t a 100% return.  It’s important to review the cost against the value of your project before you start your remodeling.  Evaluate the resale […]

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Tweet On many days of the week you can bet I am showings houses to people looking to purchase a home.  Unfortunately a large majority of the houses I visit, no matter what price range or neighborhood, have not been prepared correctly to welcome potential buyers. Home sellers understand that buyers are interested in finding […]

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Tweet An evening full of heart-inspired yoga practice to live music that will revitalized you and put a smile on your face.  August 3rd from 6 -8:30 PM at the Temple Events Center at 1595 Pearl St. in the Uptown neighborhood.  A friend invited me to the last event and I went with an open […]

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Bag Factory Lofts

by Vali Hooker on October 1, 2009

in Ballpark

Tweet Bag Factory Lofts 2715 Blake St. Denver, CO 80205 A unique infusion of city-close living with added elements that are difficult to come by when living in a loft. Bag Factory is a converted warehouse that adopted it’s name from the original building use, manufacturing burlap bags. Starting in 2003 the first phase of these […]

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Denver Tops the Charts at #1

by Vali Hooker on May 21, 2009

in Real Estate Stats

Tweet Today Show highlights Denver as number 1 city to recover from a slumpy real estate market.  Within the segment Denver is named as a prime candidate for recovery due to the large park system, educated population, vital downtown and high employment base.  Watch Barbara Corcoran, real estate expert, explain leading indicators of a city […]

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