Dwelling in Denver: A Denver Real Estate Blog

Today in Denver Real Estate: The Fears of Selling Your Home with a Lack of Inventory

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 at 8:08am. 245 Views, 0 Comments.

The Fears of Selling Your Home with a Lack of Inventory

 By Derek Schimmel
Photos by Adam Larkey


Denver’s housing market has seen record highs in sales prices through the middle for 2014. To say that we are in a seller’s market is an incredible understatement, as inventory creeps lower and buyers continue to come out in masses. This gridlock has created an all-too-real issue for homeowners who are considering selling their house or condo – once their house sells, how the heck are they going to find a new place to purchase before its time to move?

It’s a valid concern, but there are in fact ways to alleviate this issue and help move potential sellers over the “list my home” tipping point.

Here are but a few of the ways:

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The Best Things to Do in Denver #9

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 at 8:33am. 1,389 Views, 0 Comments.

A guest blog by the delicious day

 

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Best Things to Do in Denver #9

 

Spicy CucumberLooking for the best things to do in Denver and Colorado? Here are 16 ideas.

Appetizers that Will Change the Course of Your Very Existence

My only explanation for edamame in the past was this: it was a quick fix to prevent starvation, collapse or perhaps in my case, the appearance of symptoms that look quite a bit like a caught a case of raging bitch anytime my stomach hits the very dangerous status of – empty.

HOWEVER, then came Denver’s La Biblioteca, a newer restaurant on the scene owned by the same folks who own Zengo. La Biblioteca’s edamame is discreetly named Edamame XO, and I think it is because you want to kiss and hug it – repeatedly. It is impossible to

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Dwell Denver presents: McCandlists - Not Your Father’s Fries

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 8:19am. 222 Views, 0 Comments.

Dwell Denver presents a guest blog by McCandlists:

 

by MCCANDLISTER originally posted on NOVEMBER 11, 2013

My dad has SoCal roots and AARP financial sensibilities, so a simple order of In-N-Out Burger fries would make him happier than any of the French fries on this list.  Your dad (and mine) may not agree, but here are some of the best in Denver:fries

  • TAG – Duck Fat Fries
  • Park & Co. – Sweet Potato Fries
  • Elways – Thin Cut French Fries
  • Axios Estiatorio – Roasted Potatoes with homemade ketchup*
  • Smashburger – French Fries
  • Linger – Waffle Sweet Potato Fries
  • LoHi Steakbar – Big Bowl Frites
  • West End Tap House – Funnel Cake Fries
  • Park Burger – Truffle and Parmesan Fries
* my dad actually does like these (they…

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Meet Your Agents: Jessica Knight

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 at 8:35am. 280 Views, 0 Comments.

Jessica Knight, Broker Associate 

Cell: 720.560.1539

Email: jess@dwell-denver.com

Jess is a natural fit for Dwell Denver! Her positive nature blends perfectly with an interest in helping people through the home buying and selling process. She has been dedicated to understanding the trends of our Denver real estate market and provideds a steady, confident approach to the process. Jess has such a joy for what she does that finding your new home could just be a pleasure!

How long have you lived in Colorado? I was born and raised in the metro Denver area.

Why did you choose to make Denver your home? I love Denver! I moved to California for a year when I was 19 and 20 but I just had to come back. I'm a Colorado girl at heart.

Favorite

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Meet Your Agents: Rick Montanari

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 at 9:37am. 292 Views, 0 Comments.

RickRick Montanari, Broker Associate 

Cell: 720.600.2779

Email: rick@dwell-denver.com

When Rick joined Dwell Denver, it seemed a better match could not be found! He brought with him a strong interest in connecting with people and doing business in a straight forward, honest way. We completely agreed. Having arrived a few years ago to Colorado, Rick has been enjoying all there is to love here, from our legendary winter playgrounds to savoring a gorgeous sunny day at the ballpark. Once he starts talking about the Colorado life, it's easy to get swept into his enthusiasm as it is truly heartfelt. Skilled and driven, Rick is ready to help you find one of the most important places in our exciting city… your home!

How long have you lived in Colorado? 4

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Neighborhood Hot Spots: Comfort Food from Pizza to Meatballs

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 at 8:07am. 494 Views, 0 Comments.

We work and live in a vibrant  city, full of outstanding restaurants, bars, and cafes. These unique businesses are the essential elements that allow our neighborhoods to thrive and develope. We at Dwell Denver love the discovery of new and sometimes hidden gems. Our "Neighborhood Hot Spot" category allows us the chance to share the love! Here are some delicious suggestions to try:

Restaurant/Bar: Sliceworks

Location: 700 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80203

Why:  A great slice of pizza is not easy to come by in Denver. Sliceworks solved that problem, and upped the anti with fantastic pastas and entrees.

Who Says: Derek Schimmel

The Atmosphere is:
A relaxed restaurant that offers counter service or a wait staff if you prefer to dine.

What to

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Dwell Denver presents: The Delicious Day - The Best of the Best of Denver #8

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 8:07am. 15,741 Views, 0 Comments.

A guest blog by the delicious day

 

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Best Things to Do in Denver #6

on March 9, 2014 · LEAVE A COMMENT · in DENVER AND COLORADO

 

The Sonnenalp Spa

The Sonnenalp Spa

Looking for the best things to do in Denver and Colorado? Here are 24 ideas. Looking for even more suggestions? Check out Best Things to Do in Denver #7,#6 or #5 or #4 or #3 or #2 or #1 for more CO love.

Best Luxury Weekend in Colorado, Part 1

There is a science, an art and an incredibly delicate balance to luxury. This almost impossible to achieve trifecta is accomplished by an infinitesimally small number of hotels and resorts around the world – one of them being the Sonnenalp.

Located in Vail, Colorado the Sonnenalp, is a 112-suite, 15 hotel room world-class luxury hotel,

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8 Easy Ways to Turn Your Home (& Hometown) into a Staycation Oasis

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 9:08am. 806 Views, 0 Comments.

8 Easy Ways to Turn Your Home (& Hometown) into a Staycation Oasis

By Brooke Keith

This past Sunday was a reminder that there are still a few more days of cooler weather left this spring to provide the perfect setting for a relaxing staycation in your own home, but don’t let Denver’s 300+ days of sunshine deter you either; a staycation in Denver is perfect in any kind of weather.

A staycation can be enjoyed solo, with a friend, with your Significant Other or with your entire family, if everyone is onboard (and promises to speak in their indoor voices only) or there is always the option to enjoy a couple of days in your own home kid-free - your choice. All of these ideas can easily turn your home into the vacation destination you’ve been

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Meet Your Agents: Amy Atkinson

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 8:33am. 341 Views, 0 Comments.

Amy Atkinson, Broker Associate 

Cell: 303.408.7114

Email: amy@dwell-denver.com

Amy arrived in The Mile High City recently but has already fosterd a deep love for this city! With its perfect balance of outdoor lifestyle, culture, and being a great place for family's, Amy has had no difficulty calling Denver home. She has a genuine interest in understanding the market which led to her becoming a Realtor. With her relaxed nature and strong market knowledge, Amy is dedicated to helping her clients find that "just right" home!

How long have you lived in Colorado? Since 2013.

Why did you choose to make Denver your home? The great outdoor relaxed lifestyle!

Favorite weekend activity? Any outdoor adventure with my family.

What is your

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New to the Neighborhood: The Kirkland Museum's New Home

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 8:10am. 562 Views, 0 Comments.

New to the Neighborhood: The Kirkland Museum's New Home

By Merlin Parker

(Rendering courtesy of Olson Kundig Architects) 

 

Denver's Mid-Century gem, The Kirkland Museum, slated to move to Golden Triangle.

Kirkland Museum RenderingThe Kirkland Museum - one of the best Mid-Century collections of art, pottery, furniture and items will be relocating to Museum Triangle at 12th and Bannock.  Along with the existing Denver Art Museum and the Clyford Still Museum a designed focus structure will be created by Olsen Kundig Architects.  The new space will more than double the existing space that currently houses The Kirkland. 

The Van Kirkland house (the current museum) is located at 13th and Pearl Street.  It is the oldest commercial art building in the Denver area.  The

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