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The Perfect Date Night in Denver

The Perfect Date Night in Denver

Dating & Relationships, Drink, Eat, Entertainment
The dating scene has been entirely mixed up thanks to COVID. This not only applies to singles, but also dating and married couples. Everyone’s been stuck at home for way too long, so it’s important to plan a time to get out and experience new scenery (safety first, of course). Take your night off to explore different areas of Denver so you can truly mix up conversation, your environment, and of course, try out new fun places! We’ve compiled a list of date night ideas in Denver based on your interests. For The Foodie Couples Traditionally, when you go out, you pick one restaurant to sit at for the entire night. Mix it up and choose a different location for drinks, appetizers, the main course, and desert! This gives you a chance to sample different restaurants, enjoy a change of sc...
Why You Need To Visit The Denver Art Museum

Why You Need To Visit The Denver Art Museum

303 Cares, Art & Culture, Family Friendly, Indoor Activities
Photo credit Ray Tsang The Denver Art Museum (DAM) is one of the largest art museums between Chicago and the West Coast. They have over 70,000 works of art in 10 permanent collections including African, American Indian, Asian, European and American, modern and contemporary, pre-Columbian, photography, Spanish Colonial, textile, and Western American art. The museum is beautiful and presents art through compelling storytelling. There are many reasons to love the DAM, but here are our top reasons you should visit. It Has Local Flare The museum’s collections reflect work by artists from Denver and the Rocky Mountain region. Even the building’s architecture was inspired by the peaks of the Rocky Mountains and geometric rock crystals found in the foothills of Denver- providing an en...
KB Home debuts new home office concept designed to meet the needs of today’s homeowners

KB Home debuts new home office concept designed to meet the needs of today’s homeowners

Home & Design, Home Buying, New Communities, Production Builders
The KB Home Office offers a personalized solution for working from home at an affordable price and is being introduced in Colorado. The pandemic has served to accelerate the trend of working from home. During the past few months, Americans have accepted makeshift workstations despite challenges and frustrations, because they have been viewed as temporary. Now, as many companies shift to working remotely for the foreseeable future, and for some, perhaps permanently, homeowners are seeking to optimize their work-from-home experience. If your needs have changed and you’re working remotely, we have great news. The KB Home Office has been specifically designed to meet your priorities so you can enjoy a dedicated room to host online presentations, in-person meetings and boost your pro...
Celebrity mansions that are truly absurd

Celebrity mansions that are truly absurd

Luxury Homes
Original post We’ve all played that game: What would you put in your dream house? Maybe a movie theater, an arcade, or an industrial kitchen? Or even something crazy, like a shark pool?! It’s too bad that most of us will never see the money necessary to make our dreams come true, but there is a little silver lining: If you’ve dreamed of it, chances are that there’s a celebrity mansion that has it. There’s no end to what the imagination can create with the right amount of money, after all, so there are some homes and compounds out there that are either truly incredible or truly absurd (or perhaps both). So while you keep scratching off lotto tickets, you can look at these insane celebrity mansions and keep dreaming, planning, and scheming. Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith ...
Renters Avenue – Know your rights and responsibilities as a renter

Renters Avenue – Know your rights and responsibilities as a renter

303 Cares, Business Spotlight, Home Renting
Whether you’re renting your first apartment, moving to a new city or just want to move closer to friends or work, one of the most important decisions you’ll make is where you are going to live. Renters Avenue provides access to public and private resources and information, all in one location, free to the user, for renters and homebuyers, made possible through business and corporate sponsors. Pulling together a collective of hundreds of resources and information on housing and financial tools led to the creation of Renters Avenue. Our focus is to help people with immediate needs and offer assistance to those that are looking to take their next move on future housing options and grow their financial well-being. We want to make your experience as a renter as enjoyable and hassle-free as po...
The People’s Choice Award-Winning Homes

The People’s Choice Award-Winning Homes

Home & Design, Homes
Announcing the winners of the 2020 Denver Parade of Homes Origianal post on Colorado Homes Mag Toll Brothers, 9237 Timber Point Drive The Home Builders Association of Metro Denver (HBA) is proud to announce the winners of the 2020 People’s Choice Awards sponsored by Elevations Credit Union for the Denver Parade of Homes. This year’s Parade featured 45 newly designed model and custom homes by 11 area residential builders located in neighborhoods throughout the greater Denver metropolitan area. Home prices ranged from below $400,000 to $1,795,000. “The People’s Choice Awards is a great way for Parade-goers to engage in the Parade of Homes in a new way,” stated Tracy Sandoval, 2020 chair of the Parade of Homes and marketing manager at Meritage Home...
The COVID Effect: Denver Home Building Activity Lags in 2020

The COVID Effect: Denver Home Building Activity Lags in 2020

Home & Design, Market Trends
Builders scramble to adapt to changing consumer trends & overcome COVID delays, but Denver home building activity remains below last year's. Consumer trends are changing, and home purchases are coming in at a frenetic pace. In this article by Housing Tides, HBA of Metro Denver compares 2019 & 2020 permit data, emphasizing 2020's slower pace which is leading home builders to adapt quickly in order to overcome year-end challenges. 2020's Rough Start: Home Builder Production Set Back by Over Two Months When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March of this year, the Denver Metro Area’s home building industry was stunned. Builder sales offices were open on a very limited basis. Uncertainty gripped the marketplace. Builders paused production. How could operations be...
Denver Real Estate Market Pulse – October 2020

Denver Real Estate Market Pulse – October 2020

Home & Design
Another month rolls in with a familiar story line for Denver Real Estate. Low inventory and high buyer demand are driving record breaking numbers. The current active listings represent the lowest number we have seen in any September, by nearly 2,000 units. For detached single family homes, that number is a mere 3,000 homes, down 8 percent from August and 50 percent year-over-year. Generally, the fall brings a lull in buyer activity and active listings. However, with people spending more time at home, a high percentage of kids virtual learning, and the influx of people moving to Denver, it appears that will not be the case this year. Low Real Estate Inventory Across the City of Denver There are several reasons for the low inventory. Sellers are equity rich, with the ability to...
Mountain Mansion In Vail Valley

Mountain Mansion In Vail Valley

Luxury Homes
Experience the best of Vail Valley without ever leaving home from the majestic, Casteel Creek Retreat – a 439-acre mountain retreat, privately nestled between the town of Edwards, Beaver Creek Ski Resort, and the prestigious Vail Mountain Club. Bordering 1.5 miles of wilderness and backing to breathtaking open space, you’ll enjoy two million acres of White River National Forest at your disposal, met by snowcapped views of the Gore Range without a single rooftop in sight! Meticulously appointed and maintained, the retreat affords a life without compromise, a place where grand entertaining, ultimate privacy and convenience are paramount. A scenic drive through mountain forest culminates at the impressive castle-like estate, boasting a dramatic $1,000,000-bridge to set the tone on...