Dwelling in Denver: A Denver Real Estate Blog

Local Love Coupon - January 2015

Friday, January 9th, 2015 at 11:36am. 283 Views, 0 Comments.

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January Charity Drive - Winter Warm Up Coat Drive!

Friday, January 9th, 2015 at 11:24am. 410 Views, 0 Comments.

Please join Dwell Denver Real Estate's Winter Warmup efforts.  

Donate today in exchange for a coffee date with your favorite Dwell Denver agent!  

Helping support the neighbors of our community in need, Dwell Denver agents are collecting warm winter items to be donated to local shelters.  Donations include coats, hats, gloves and blankets.  

Donations will be accepted through February 28th at: 2951 Wyandot St, Denver 80211.  Stop by Monday-Friday, 9-5 or contact us to arrange pickup of your donations. 


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Today in Denver Real Estate 01.08.15

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 9:24am. 187 Views, 0 Comments.

By Troy Coleman


How's the Denver market? Glad you asked!

As we approach the end of our first full week of 2015, it is important to see how the final month of 2014 closed out. While many numbers are still being tallied, Land Title Guarantee Co. has been able to gather some preliminary looks at the seven Denver metro counties (Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, Elbert & Jefferson Counties). In the month of December, Detached Residential - Single Family homes average sold price was up 4.4% over the previous month to $379,695 compared to $332,572 in December 2013.

There was also a flurry of activity in 2014's final month with 78 units sold, a 56% increase from November. The available inventory nearly hit a new record low in November

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Meet Your Agents: Min Kaess

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 at 10:06am. 534 Views, 0 Comments.

Min Kaess, Broker Associate 

Cell: 720.460.1461

Email: min@dwell-denver.com

A love for the Colorado lifestyle brought Min from the West Coast to our Mile High City. Discovering some of Denver's great neighborhoods inspired the move to real estate and Dwell Denver. Min has a true passion to help people discover the home that will allow them to best enjoy all Denver and Colorado have to offer.

How long have you lived in Colorado? 
1 1/2 years.

Why did you choose to make Denver your home? 
My husband is a Colorado boy through and through! Though we met in California, all signs kept pointing us to Denver and the more we visited Colorado, the more I fell in love with the community, and everything that Colorado has to offer!

Favorite weekend

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Meet Your Agents: Samantha Miller

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014 at 8:13am. 524 Views, 0 Comments.

Samantha Miller, Broker Associate 

Cell: 720.460.0524

Email: samantha@dwell-denver.com

Samantha has brought her big East Coast enthusiasm to the Mile High City! Having found herself quite at home in such an active environment and enchanted by the positive attitude here, she is thrilled to be helping people discover their next home in a city filled with so many wonderful neighborhoods.

How long have you lived in Colorado? 
I can hardly believe it's been two years since I moved to Denver in 2012! Prior to that I was living in New York City. I love getting to know new people and the different neighborhoods in a city—Denver has shown me some amazing things so far!

Why did you choose to make Denver your home? 
Mountains, sunshine and happy,

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Today in Denver Real Estate 12.18.14

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 9:02am. 234 Views, 0 Comments.

By Troy Coleman


How's the Denver Market? Glad you asked!

As 2014 enters its final weeks, many prospective buyers have renewed their efforts to find the homes they have been searching for. Interest rates remain low, but many predict they will rise in 2015. This may be the motivation for many to secure a home before the new year.

“Buyers are growing weary watching from the sidelines. Meanwhile, prospective sellers looking at the horizon still see an excellent opportunity to ‘cash-in’ to buy up into their dream homes or, in some cases, downsize as they become empty nesters. They realize the inventory of homes for sale remains low and prices continue trickling upward.” says Anthony Rael, Chair of the DMAR Market Trends Committee. He

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Meet Your Agents: Kassidy Benson

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 9:47am. 824 Views, 0 Comments.

Kassidy Benson, Broker Associate 

Cell: 720.593.2367

Email: kassidy@dwell-denver.com

Kassidy brings an amazing drive and passion to Dwell Denver! As a Colorado native she has developed a deep appreciation for our unique quality of life here and has a studied respect for how far the Mile High City has grown. Her dedication to helping people find their homes here is deeply rooted in her enthusiasm for our great city. Kassidy's insights towards market trends and great neighborhood features make her a joy to work with! 

How long have you lived in Colorado?
I’ve been in Colorado my whole life excluding a semester I spent abroad in Alicante, Spain. I grew up in a small town 5 hours west of Denver called Cedaredge and then live in Boulder for four

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Today in Denver Real Estate 12.11.14

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 at 9:25am. 232 Views, 0 Comments.

By Troy Coleman


How's the Denver market? Glad you asked!

The housing market remains tight. While home prices have leveled some in the last two months, rising much more modestly that the record setting second and third quarters, inventory has become almost as low as it was during the summer. According to Metrolist's monthly market report, "in November, 6,566 active listings were on the market in the Denver metro and surrounding area, an 18 percent decrease as compared to last month, and a 27 percent year-over-year decrease. These numbers reflect inventory levels roughly half of what they were just three years ago." Kirby Slunaker, president and CEO of Metrolist, observed, “the slowing in monthly home sales is likely due to market…

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Meet Your Agents: John Rasmussen

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 at 8:25am. 556 Views, 0 Comments.

John Rasmussen, Broker Associate 

Cell: 720.252.8460

Email: john@dwell-denver.com

John has enjoyed calling the Mile High City home for several years now. He has enjoyed and celebrated the growth as a city with a vibrant entrepreneurial spirit. He appreciates that the people that love to call this home are inspired and active. John is thrilled to put his attention to detail to work for you and help you find the home you can best enjoy this amazing city! You may also get a great tip on a spot for to catch some fantastic live music.

How long have you lived in Colorado? 
30 Years!

Why did you choose to make Denver your home? 
I love cities! Denver is currently exploding with growth, sophistication and creativity, not to mention that its

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Today in Denver Real Estate 12.04.14

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at 9:58am. 218 Views, 0 Comments.

By Troy Coleman


How's the Denver market? Glad you asked!

Residential real estate took a surprising turn in October and November with inventory dropping sharply. While there is a traditional slow down in the fall, it tends to be earlier and less drastic. "The low inventory of homes available for sale continues to decline with seasonality impacting overall transactions," reported the Denver Metro Association of Realtors (DMAR). "The month-end inventory of 6,748 homes is getting closer to the record low of 6,341 homes in March 2014."

This followed a month where home prices hit new records once again. "In Denver-Aurora, the (S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices) was estimated at 156.60, which means the home prices in September were, on

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