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Quality of Life in Denver : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Jan 19, 2013
Jim & Nancy Lynch answered:
There are many reasons for choosing a variable speed furnace, but the main reason is comfort. The term "variable speed" refers to the furnace's fan motor, which moves at different speeds to precisely control the flow of heated and cooled air throughout your home. Better airflow control means a better balance of temperature and humidity.

Variable speed furnaces are also more efficient as compared to a single speed furnace as well as quieter in operation.
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Fri Aug 10, 2012
Craig Hindes answered:
I think the neighborhood is as cute as can be. A couple of years ago it was a rough area, but now buyers are finding value in these neighborhoods because of the reduced prices, so the new are moving in and the rough are moving out.

Drive around, the new sales have exquisite landscaping. The entire neighborhood is changing for what appears to be the better.

I have a 3 bedroom 2 bath beauty that is right across the street from the park. It will be ready to go in 2 weeks and will be $149,500, New Roof, new windows, new kitchen, new baths, new appliances. sprinkler front and back, fence. It is being sold by the Save a Child housing Authority.

Have a wonderful Day

Sunshine Real Estate
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Fri Aug 10, 2012
Daniel Herron answered:
Depends on your lease, in some leases its 30 days notice so could be why he did that, in some leases its to the end of the next month. What does you lease say?
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Tue Aug 7, 2012
Ben Fiedler answered:
Yes, there is help. We donate to MetroCare Ring in uptown. They provide groceries, toiletries and social services help without qualification and serve 500 people a day.
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Sat Jul 12, 2014
Jim Groskopf answered:
I live in Wash Park, and I love it. I will be staying in this area when I move. Great neighbor hood for young people and first time home buyers.
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Thu Dec 23, 2010
Laura Schlossman answered:
Hi Jude,

Depending on your price points there are so many great areas to choose from in Denver. For a condo or townhome near downtown Speer South is a good option. You can walk to Washington Park from there and are also very close to Platt Park. You'll live close enough to the city and still have a neighborhood feel. As for your future plans for a house with horse property...There are several in Wheat Ridge and Lakewood in the $200K range that are zoned for horses. These areas are still very close to downtown by 6th Avenue. ... more
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Mon Feb 10, 2014
Rachel Dammann answered:
There are a lot of options. There are neighborhoods south of Denver and North of Denver. Is your job in the City of Denver? How far are you looking to commute? In the south, neighborhoods like Highlands Ranch and Parker are popular. In the north, Broomfield and Louisville are great options. I can help you narrow it down with a little more specifics on what you are looking for. Location, Price, Number of Bedrooms. ... more
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Wed Oct 7, 2009
Pat Champion answered:
You have to check with your HOA on the rules and restrictions to see what is permitted. I would put one in the window so anyone passing by will see it. I hope this helps.
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Tue Sep 15, 2009
CCC answered:

I think you should call them. I could not find an answer for you.
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Thu Apr 2, 2009
Sean Dawes answered:
It does cost a lot. We use lockboxes here in Philadelphia and thankfully I have not had any bad experiences with anyone stealing them.

Hopefully the market will come back and new building activity will get rid of old buildings which tend to be vandalized as they crumble away.

Sean Dawes
Long and Foster Real Estate
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Thu Aug 16, 2012
Scott Godzyk answered:
They do have the right to enter in an emergency however for an inspection they would have to give you reasonable notice. They could make you let them in after a lengthy fight, your best bet would be to ask them to set up an appointment after you get out of work and that way they arent tracking form one unit to another. If someone has bed bugs you should also insist on getting receipts from the condo association that those units have been sprayed so you do not get them. i would work them, because you are going to need them. Good luck ... more
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Wed Aug 15, 2012
Stefan Geyer answered:
Hi Jessie. Are you referring to a 30 day notice? If so, check your original lease agreement to determine if a 30 day notice requirement was written into the agreement. If not, then there should be no penalty, though it would not hurt to run it by an attorney. In many cases, I will pay my clients early lease termination penalty if they buy a home through me. You can give me a call if you want further details. Let me know if I can be of assistance. ... more
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Mon Jul 7, 2008
Kent Palmer answered:
What is your draw to Broomfield? Help me get some ideas about what your family is looking for in a location, besides safe and family friendly. Access to trails, Rec centers or colleges? Do you have family in Broomfield? Do you have any idea about where you will work? ... more
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Tue Feb 19, 2013
Charles Ward answered:
Denver has a lot of great neighborhoods to choose from that fit your general criteria. We have a newly expanded light rail system which I have found to be more convenient then bus so you might want to start with areas serviced by that.

I would be happy to help give you some ideas with a bit more info like the price point you want to be in and how old of a home? We have everything from mature neighborhoods to Victorians that are over 100 years old. I can be reached at to provide areas that might be a good fit.

I have provided a link to my site for your convenience that has a Denver area map with neighborhood descriptions and prices.
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Fri Feb 21, 2014
Pam Winterbauer answered:
Here is a link that may give you some ideas about Stapleton. Hope this helps a bit.
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Wed Oct 28, 2009
Allison Smith answered:
Denver has a number of historic districts and areas, and yes, some are still affordable and very "kid friendly!" Here are just a couple you may want to consider: Montclair; Alamo Placita, Baker. The following link will also provide you with details and information on these and other Denver neighborhoods: . Also, if you check out the other Denver Gov link I've included, you will be directed to a list and map of Denver's Historic Districts.

You may also want to consider a number of Denver's other older, established neighborhoods that, while not being designated historic districts, are very beautiful and full of character. Park Hill and Congress Park are just two of many thay come to mind!

Allison K. Smith, Realtor, REexpert
303-725-8152 (C) 303-418-7222 (O)
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Tue Nov 29, 2011
Kristal Kraft answered:
Yes! Denver has nearly 100 golf courses, many of which have homes along the course. Where to look depends on the budget, but for the most part golf course homes can be found. Try Arrowhead in Roxborough, Bear Dance in Douglas County, Lone Tree in the city of the same name, Ridge in Castle Pines. There are many others. I've provided a link to a more complete list. ... more
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Tue Jul 17, 2007
Kristal Kraft answered:
There are so many things for kids to do in Denver, I sometimes wish I were a kid again! There is the Natural History Museum, Denver Zoo, The Children's Museum, Water World...I've provided a link to a list, perhaps that will help... ... more
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Tue Jul 20, 2010
Absolutely - what's great about Denver is that there's a little bit of everything for everyone. There are a surprising number of festivals and concerts, especially in the summer - a concert at Red Rocks Ampitheatre is something that cannot be missed! There is an amazing amount of history to Denver and the surrounding areas, especially being a former Silver and Gold rush mecca. For the gambling at heart, Black Hawk is just a short drive outside of Denver. On the arts and culture side, Denver is home to a fine Natural History Museum and newly designed art museum, along with the Downtown Aquarium and Botanic Gardens (with a summer concert series that you must attend). If you’re looking for more of the urban lifestyle, Downtown features some impressive lofts designed in both Victorian and modern architecture, with no shortage of restaurants, sports bars and pubs outside your door. The dining continues to become more eclectic and boutique neighborhood spots are abound, while restaurants like Vesta Dipping Grill continue to hold a top spot in the local dining scene. On the fitness front, the walkways along the Platte River and throughout Downtown offer moderate exercise options set in an urban landscape. And if you’re an indoor lover, you can’t go wrong with outfits like Core Power Yoga. If you prefer to be a spectator in sports, Denver is home to the Broncos, CO Rockies and CO Avalanche. Best of all, it's easy to get to know your Colorado neighbors, many of who will give you insider tips on all the great things to do in Denver. ... more
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