Dwelling in Denver: A Denver Real Estate Blog

Where is Dwell Denver Going?

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 at 7:13am. 571 Views, 0 Comments.

Where is Dwell Denver Going?

By Lane Walsh, Broker/Owner


Where we are going?

When I started kicking around the idea of opening a real estate firm in central Denver several years ago, I did what most small business owners do.  I fretted about the name, I pored over logos and pantone colors, I wondered what kind of agents I would attract, I questioned whether or not it would be worth it to even go in this direction.  I also spent a lot of time pondering our "value proposition."  What would make Dwell Denver Real Estate different than any other company?  What would make a Dwell Denver agent recognizable in the community?  This is not an easy answer in my line of work considering an agent's most valuable asset is their knowledge, skill and…

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Neighborhood Snapshots: Hello Midtown!

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 at 7:22am. 1,924 Views, 0 Comments.

Neighborhood Snapshots:

Hello Midtown!

By Erin Maul

 

Do you love living in the city but want the modern conveniences of a new home?Midtown Portfolio Residence Four of the Midtown Portfolio

Me too!

Luckily, Denver has a fantastic new solution to this dilemma.

Midtown is a new, boutique community being developed by Brookfield Residential near W 67th Avenue and Pecos Street.  It is conveniently located six miles northwest of Downtown, three miles north of Highlands, and within minutes to four major highways.  Plus, in a few years, there will be a Light Rail stop within walking distance at 62nd and Pecos. 

Upon arriving at Midtown, you will instantly notice the fresh architecture and modern, sleek interiors. Currently, there are two builders in the Development: David Weekely Homes and

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Dwell Denver presents: The Delicious Day - Colorado’s 14 Most Unique Winter Festivals

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 at 7:29am. 1,208 Views, 0 Comments.

 A guest blog by the delicious day

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Colorado’s 14 Most Unique Winter Festivals

on OCTOBER 29, 2013 · 1 COMMENT · in DENVER AND COLORADO


Jumping Over Hot Chicks in Hot Tubs, Spring Thing, Sunlight MountainJump into ginormo air bags or over hot chicks in hot tubs or both, see canine fashion shows, race beds down main street, watch horses help skiers get big air, and those are just, ahum, the tip of the iceberg for Colorado’s 2013/2014 winter festival line up.

Looking for a not-even-close-to-average winter festival? Here are 14 exceptional options the State of Colorado has to offer.

Drink all the Beer You Want
November 2, 2013 in Estes Park

Get an extra hour to drink beer at Estes Park’s Fall Back Beer Festival. Enjoy unlimited beer, music and beer brewing seminars all the while getting an

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Dwell Denver presents: Homegrown Jenna -Taking The Stress Out of Home Buying

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 at 8:08am. 305 Views, 0 Comments.

A guest blog by homegrown jenna

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Taking the Stress Out of Home Buying

Buying a home can be exhausting, overwhelming, and stressful, especially in a competitive market.  But it doesn't have to be!  Here are some tips to taking the stress out of home buying... 

1)  Get ahead of the game.  Even if you are not planning to buy for the next few months, it is never too early to start the process.  Check out potential neighborhoods.  See what the inventory is like in your local market.  Look into school districts.  The more you narrow down your criteria, the easier the home buying process will be once you get serious.   2)  Be prepared.  Have everything in order so you can move fast once you find a property. Get the process started with…

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The Best of the Best of Denver #5 from The Delicious Day

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 at 8:20am. 567 Views, 0 Comments.

A guest blog by the delicious day

 

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The Best of the Best of Denver #5

 

bear-creek-restaurant-kittredge-300x224_300Looking for the best things to do in Denver and beyond? Here are 14 ideas. Looking for even more suggestions? Check out Best of Denver #1 or #2 or#3 or #4 for more CO love.

Best $5 Dinner in Denver

Pizza slices too big to fit on the plate, one slice is all you need, prices starting at $3.50 AND delicious? Hit Fat Sully’s on Colfax near the Bluebird, and get yourself some. They even have a late night window that is open until “at least 2 am” to satisfy the end of night pizza fix.

Best Irish Mexican Food 

If you want Ireland’s very well executed spin on Mexican food, then head toPatrick Carroll’s on 39th and Tennyson for their Irish nachos. Vaya bien!

One of the

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Denver Neighborhood Hot Spots: The Museum Residences

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 at 8:17am. 386 Views, 0 Comments.

Denver Neighborhood Hot Spots:

The Museum Residences

By Randy Avila

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Home can be where the Art is!  You will find it at a place that promotes gallery inspired living, the Museum Residences.  Condominiums that encourage imagination and open possibilities of what your next home could be.  Own an original piece of art, a Daniel Libeskind piece of art to be exact!  The world-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind who imagined the Denver Art Museum’s historic architecture, gave people who have a deep appreciation for art, architecture, theatre, and city an opportunity to own a piece of his creation and be in the center of it all.

 Situated in the Golden Triangle district, the Museum Residences is near proximity to 50 art galleries and eight of

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Denver Neighborhood Hot Spots: The Ticket Stub & Denver’s Endless Possibilities

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 at 8:24am. 4,697 Views, 0 Comments.

Denver Neighborhood Hot Spots:

The Ticket Stub & Denver's Endless Possibilities

By Derek Schimmel

Photos by Adam Larkey

Throughout the last decade, Colorado has morphed itself into one of America’s few musical hubs west of the Mississippi River. We’ve becoming a hotbed for acts all across the musical spectrum -- Denver hosts dozens of the world’s top pop acts each year, and the state’s many mountain communities are home to countless jazz, bluegrass and blues shows during the snowy winters and cool summers. In between, there are concerts and venues to suit any and all tastes in tunes.

In and Around Denver

Our state’s capital has quietly become a focal point of live music. With intimate rooms like the Ogden Theatre and Bluebird Theater, as well

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Dwell Denver presents: Homegrown Jenna - Finding A Home That Will Appreciate

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 at 8:29am. 895 Views, 0 Comments.

A guest blog by homegrown jenna

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Finding A Home That Will Appreciate

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In today's market, buyers are savvy!  Not only are they looking for a great home for themselves and their family, but also one that will appreciate and bring future value.

Here are some characteristics of homes that tend to see the most appreciation: 


  • Single family homes will always appreciate the strongest, followed by duplexes/triplexes, then condos, and finally apartments.
  • Access to jobs is critical for rising home values.  If jobs go, values go.  If jobs increase, so do the values of the properties nearby.
  • Who doesn't love living near amenities?  Look for properties near shops, restaurants, and parks. Ideally with good

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Dwell Denver presents, Hey Neighbor: Prepping your home for fall to winter

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 at 8:26am. 416 Views, 0 Comments.

A Guest Blog by Danielle Bryan of Paring Down, Looking Up

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Hey Neighbor,

It’s that time! The nights are cooler, the leaves are edged in yellow, and we’re a few short weeks from what always proves to be a snowy Halloween in Colorado. So how best to prep your home for the months ahead? Follow the checklist below and you are well on your way to a stress-free winter. 

  1. Check gutters and downspouts for debris. Buy extenders that divert downspout water 3-4 feet from your home. I love these downspout extensions from Home Depot and have used them on 2 homes to great success. 
  2. Scan your roof for missing shingles or damage from summer storms. Make sure all flashing is secure.
  3. Clean your fireplace and chimney, making sure the flue is open and free of

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Meet Your Agents: Erin Maul

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 at 8:37am. 941 Views, 0 Comments.

maul_9858e_720Erin Maul, Broker Associate 

Cell: 303.808.0434

Email: erin@dwell-denver.com

A true native, Erin brings a love for her hometown to everything she does. Her enthusiasm is contagious too. With a tale or two about her two adorable Boxers and some insights on the Broncos, Erin will skillfully guide you through the home buying and selling process. You may even find a new favorite restaurant or pub to enjoy after as well!

How long have you lived in Colorado?     I’m a proud Colorado native!  Other than a short stint living in Phoenix, I have been here my whole life.

Why did you choose to make Denver your home?     Because Phoenix was WAY too hot!

Favorite weekend activity?     Most weekends you will find my boyfriend, Cain, and I at the park

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