I don't know if you've seen this month's 5280 Magazine, but there is a great article on Denver real estate. In particular there was a section about up-and-comers. They specifically mention University Hills and Wellshire.
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Depending on your price range and needs/wants, I know of several good options for you. Do you want a true "up-and-coming" neighborhood or just one that will help you realize a good return on your investment. There are good prospects in both categories.
For "up-and-coming", many people like west Washington Park and Baker due to the transitioning of Broadway near these areas. Some people like Whittier and City Park due to the proximity to the park and Uptown. I like the area between Sloan's Lake and the Highlands. I also like the area between Park Hill and Stapleton. If you are just looking for a good investment, there are many SE or central Denver neighborhoods that offer solid options.
The best bet is to take a trip out here and have an experienced agent drive you through the "up-and-coming" and "best" neighborhoods. This will give you the perspective you need to focus your search.
I am not sure if this is for investment or personal but with the current economy and gas prices soaring being close to mass transit gives you the most bang for your buck.
Cherry Creek Schools:
Coyote Hills Elementary http://www.coyotehills.ccsd.k12.co.us/site.htm
Liberty Middle School http://www.liberty.ccsd.k12.co.us/
Cherokee Trail High School http://www.cths.ccsd.k12.co.us/
And about the shopping:
Don't know what you are looking for but we have a Toll Brothers house for sale in Tallyn's Reach (smokey hill and E470)
25262 E. Glasgow Pl.
Aurora, CO 80016
Give me a call if you have any questions, I am the home owner: Eric 480-600-0587
Its also on craigs list.
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So far all we have is something like, "I will work in San Fransisco, where should I live. "
If you would like some referrals to an agent, I would be happy to help.
I do a lot of work in Southeast Denver. In the last few weeks Iâ€™ve spent a lot of time in Wash Park, Cherry Creek, Congress Park, Bonnie Brae, Hilltop, Mayfair and Lowry to name a few. Iâ€™ll be happy to share with you what Iâ€™ve learned about the various offerings. Appreciation and prices in these neighborhoods have a huge range. What price range are you considering?
By the way, I've have a custom map showing the homes for sale in SE Denver. Take a look at: http://idx.diversesolutions.com/Link/2194 for a Google mash up of the homes and where they are relative to schools, parks, work, etc! There are also a wealth of resources within the "Tools" tab for each home.
When you see a property you like, or have any questions about, just give me a call and Iâ€™ll answer your questions and help you get started.
The Maiocco Team, Inc.
In my opinion, Highlands Ranch and Castle Pines North are fantastic areas to buy and hold property. Highlands Ranch is still seeing new builds in the BackCountry, where there are some great deals to be had, and Castle Pines North will continue to appreciate as plans for a reservoir on the east side of the freeway should help to add to the community appeal and home prices. If you're looking for a Realtor who knows the area very well, I have some good contacts, and I'd be happy to pass your name along. Just e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll get you their information.