Colorado Real Estate News
A suburb of Denver, Westminster is none-the-less the seventh most populous city in Colorado. Residents live their lives with a gorgeous backdrop of the Rocky Mountains framing everything, making it easy to see why Money magazine named the city as one of the top 25 places to live in the US in 2006. While it’s home to over 106,000 people, Westminster has a more relaxed feeling to it than Denver, leading many to live in this suburb. While there are a few LGBT bars in Westminster, most peopleread more..
Fort Collins, Colorado, is located less than an hour away from the capitol of Denver. It’s home to more than 160,000 people, making it the fourth largest city in the state. It’s also home to Colorado State University, and the city tends to swell in size during the academic season. The university is also the center of the city’s music and theater scenes. In 2006, the city was named the best place to live in the country by Money magazine. Another thing Fort Collins is known forread more..
Thornton, Colorado, is a part of the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield metro area. Located about ten miles from Denver, the city itself is now home to more than 110,000 individuals. Between 2000 and 2010, the city grew by more than 44%. Thornton is known for having a huge amount of open spaces. It has 81 different parks that have a combined 2,000 acres of land. Golf courses and various recreation facilities provide additional things to do outdoors. Being so near to Denver, Thornton doesn’t have aread more..
Lakewood, Colorado, is the fifth largest city in the state with its population of over 142,000. The city is technically a part of the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro area, which means that anyone living there can easily get to anything located in the area fairly quickly. Many people who don’t want to live in the more crowded Denver proper will live in Lakewood and commute to work. The city itself has a very diverse economy and is home to companies such as 1stBank and Einsteiread more..
Pueblo, Colorado, is the main city in the Pueblo-Canon City combined statistical area. There are about 208,000 citizens of this area, with Pueblo itself housing 107,000 of them. The city is considered the least expensive out of all the major cities in the state, which is why many people who move to Colorado consider Pueblo. In 2014, it was listed as the sixth most affordable city in the U.S. on the Cost of Living Index. Pueblo is quite accepting of LGBT people. In fact,read more..
Arvada, Colorado, is a part of the huge Denver-Aurora-Lakewood metro area. The city alone is home to more than 110,000 people. Arvada was first settled by gold miners who hoped to strike it rich and later grew thanks to the railroad. Today, it’s considered a suburb of Denver and is mainly a commuter town. However, there are some businesses in the city, including a number that are owned by gays and lesbians. Even though it’s a commuter town, there aren’tread more..
Colorado Springs, CO, is the second largest city in the state. It’s been ranked as the Best Big City on Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live list, so it has a lot going for it. The city’s economy is powered by technology and by the military, although universities and schools also employ a large number of people. The city hosts the second largest pride event in the state, and most LGBT people who live in Colorado Springs say they have had no issue with hate crimes.&read more..
Aurora, Colorado, is a rather large city with a number of different neighborhoods. As one would expect, some of these neighborhoods have become popular places for LGBT people to live. In fact, Aurora is a very welcoming city for people of all lifestyles and cultures. While the city may not be as progressive as Denver, it’s still a nice place to consider home. Pheasant Run is an up and coming area in Aurora that has become fairly popular with LGBT singles and families inread more..
Colorado is another one of those states that's easily overlooked. The common misconception is that it's cold and barren, but that couldn't be further from the truth. Colorado can actually have over 250 days of sunshine per year! As for things to do, Denver is big into professional sports, classic American food, and other all-ages events. Many parts of Denver, Colorado also have a bike sharing program where you can rent a bicycle for the day and return it at any other terminal when you're done.read more..
Looking for the best LGBT neighborhoods in Boulder, Colorado? The good news is that the city is so open and friendly that there aren’t really any gay ghettos left. Instead, everyone in the town mixes together, creating incredibly diverse neighborhoods. The leaders in Boulder have actually created programs that focus on accepting diversity and bringing everyone together. The city has ranked number one on lists like Wearegoodkin.com’s “Lesser-known LGBT Faread more..
Aspen, Colorado, is one of the biggest ski resort areas in the state. It sits in an area of the Elk Mountains and the Sawatch Range, a part of the Rocky Mountains. Roaring Fork River runs near the city. During peak vacation times, there are thousands of visitors to Aspen, but there are only around 7,000 people permanently living in the area. All of Aspen is very gay-friendly. The city may be known for its skiing, but there’s actually a lot more to do in Aspen. Wine tastings, theater perforead more..
According to our Denver Gay Realtors, Denver has a number of LGBT friendly neighborhoods. In fact, many people claim the entire city is very welcoming. However, there are definitely some areas of Denver that have larger LGBT populations than others. Here are a few of those neighborhoods and some information on the cost of buying a house there. Cheesman Park is the largest LGBT area of Denver. It’s east of the downtown area and is absolutely beautiful. Cheaperread more..
Louisville, pronounced Loo-ville, is a small town of 18,376 but CNN Money Magazine just named it the second best place to live in all of the United States. In 2012, it also made the Family Circle top ten list of places to live. It is very conveniently located in the Southeastern part of Boulder County near U.S. Highway 36 that links the city to Denver and Boulder. This pretty city has been well preserved by the town’s historical society. It began as a mining community in 1877 and it was onread more..
Arvada is a historic Gold Rush settlement founded in 1850 that now has 109,745 residents. Prospectors used to pan for gold in Clear Creek and Ralston Creek that run through the city. For years, the primarily agricultural community was known as “The Celery Capital of the World.” The city was originally a suburb of Denver but it became its own city in 1951. Today it is largely a commuter town to either Denver or Boulder that is served by efficient Amtrak service. Arvada isread more..
Lakewood, Colorado is a large beautiful city located just west of Denver that is known for its many bike trails, small lakes, nature preserves and large open green spaces. This city has over 99 parks totaling more than 7,100 acres of open space and over 180 miles of trails for biking, walking, hiking and horseback riding. This is also a great city in which to own a dog because there are just so many places for the both of you to walk; many residents of Lakewood bring their dogs with them to workread more..
Durango Colorado is a mountainous tourist town that used to be an important center for mining. It was originally founded in September 1881 and was a stop-over point for the trains that chugged through the San Juan mining district. This is a smaller city of 13,922 that is a mix of older rustic buildings and shiny new condo and townhome developments. Many tourists come through it each year to visit the old mining sites and enjoy the local ski resorts. Geographically it is set along theread more..
If you are an architectural and style buff you will love the historic value of just walking around the city searching for real estate. Anything bought in Aspen, especially if it has historical value is a serious investment. Of course Aspen is also famous for its Swiss Chalet style homes and cottages that look so pretty in the winter with the snow piling on its roof. There are also many Queen Anne houses with wrap-around porches and fancy ironwork as well as standingread more..
The Denver Metro Fair Housing Center is a newly formed private non-profit fair housing organization created to fight housing discrimination in the six Denver Metro Counties of Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, and Jefferson. DMFHC is dedicated to eliminating housing discrimination and promoting housing choice through education, advocacy, and enforcement of fair housing laws. DMFHC accepts complaints from individuals and families who believe they have been discriminated against in thread more..
Denver Colorado is a large metropolis with over eighty neighborhoods with many of them in different stages of development or market positions. That is why it is very important to consult with a Denver gay realtor who has some knowledge of the most LGBT friendly areas in the town. There are also neighborhoods that have yet to be reflected in the actual cities and suburbs because they are just being developed. Denver Colorado has an average listing price of $436,687 as of November 2012 accorread more..
Denver, Colorado ~ The Mile High City is a very well known city, the capitol of Colorado, and is the ideal living location. While Denver is well known for its Rocky Mountains and Denver Bronco’s, there is much more to Denver. Denver is an excellent place to live, as evidenced by the reasons below. Being located in the mountains of Colorado, Denver's weather is actually much more temperate than most people expect. The temperature ranges from a slightly cool 30 degrees Fahrenheit in the winread more..
Denver home prices were up 5.5 percent in August from the same month in 2011 and up 0.5 percent from July, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Index released Tuesday. "Home prices continued to climb across the country in August," according to David M. Blitzer, chairman of the index committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices. Blitzer said that news on home prices confirms other good news about housing. "Single-family housing starts are 43 percent ahead of last year's pace, existing anread more..
The question I hear many people are asking is “Where are home prices headed in Denver?” The answer to this question is very simple ~ home prices are on the rise, the market is hot. Prices, like a hot air balloon are rising fast according to gay realtor Denver. The Denver real estate market is riding on a wave of a median home price increase, and a low level of inventory, this rarity in gain spreads all across the metro area evidenced by the positive property gains compared to a generead more..
Denver, Colorado is well known as a gay friendly city. Gay Realtor Denver reports that Denver has among the 7th largest Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender populations in the United States. They have a large annual gathering, PrideFest, every year that attracts more than 200,000 people. The festival features various activities throughout the week and a huge parade to celebrate the end of the week. While the entire city is gay friendly, there are many more specific areas in Denver that are knoread more..
Three different reports examining metro Denver’s residential real estate market all come to the same conclusion: 2012 continues to post sales activity not seen in years. The number of homes sold locally in September — 3,949 — dropped from the 4,685 sold in August, but jumped 18 percent from September 2011, according to a report from Metrolist Inc. Thursday. That’s the most homes sold in September since 2008. Home sales usually drop in August and September — a seasread more..
For the sixth straight month, metro Denver posted a year-over-year increase in home prices in June, at a pace that eclipsed all but three of the nation’s 20 largest markets, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Index, released Tuesday. Denver prices were up 4 percent in June from the same month of 2011, the Case-Shiller report said. Denver prices also rose 2 percent in June from the previous month. Denver’s six consecutive months of year-over-year price gains foread more..
Denver, Colorado has a quite a few amazing neighborhoods ~ According to our Denver gay realtors the entire city is surprisingly gay friendly. Most of neighborhoods we’ll mention have nice amenities and welcoming outdoor areas, with plenty of shopping and restaurants to fill a day of leisure. The Cheesman Park area is Denver’s premier gay neighborhood. There are single family homes as well as high-rise and mid-rise condo living. Cheesman Park is 80 acres and offers lots of sunshine aread more..
The following article was posted on the 24/7 Wallstreet website. This article echoes what’s happening in many markets across the country, sales have been robust this past year and our Denver Gay Realtors are reporting we’ve suddenly entered into a period of extremely low inventory. Although we have not seen prices start to sky-rocket in Denver, we are seeing multiple offers that are starting to drive prices up. Maybe the balance is shifting a little? Regardless, it’s a sign ofread more..