- Metrolist redesigns REColorado.com.
- Site has more features for Realtors, consumers.
- Customizing possible with updated site.
Metrolist, Colorado’s largest multiple listing service, recently rolled out its completely redesigned REcolorado.com website, a free resource for Colorado home buyers, sellers and owners. Continue reading REColorado revamps website
- CoreLogic releases October foreclosure report.
- Denver has 2nd lowest foreclosure inventory.
- Colorado tied for fourth place.
State-by-state snapshot of foreclosure activity. Source: CoreLogic
The Denver-area is tied for the lowest foreclosure inventory of the 25 major metropolitan areas tracked by CoreLogic. Continue reading CoreLogic: Denver’s foreclosure inventory low
- Kentwood releases November report on luxury home sales.
- YTD, dollar volume up 26%, transaction up 33.9%
- YOY, activity also rises.
This 6,785-square-foot Denver home with 5-bedrooms and 4-bathrooms, sold in November for just under $3.3 million.
Buyers in the Denver area paid $970.5 million for 672 single-family homes priced at $1 million or more in the first 11 months of the year, according to a report by Kentwood Real Estate. Continue reading Kentwood: Luxury home sales up 34%
- Western Development met its goal for pre-sales at 250 Columbine.
- $100 million mixed-use development is in Cherry Creek North.
- Dawn Raymond of Kentwood is listing the 70 units.
Well-heeled buyers snapped up 25 percent of the contracts for the luxury condominiums being developed by Western Development in the heart of Cherry Creek North. Continue reading Cherry Creek North condo pre-sales fly off shelf
- Mayor Hancock and Sen. Udall touring north Denver on Saturday.
- Neighborhoods part of Mayor’s initiative to energize the corridor.
- Tour includes the Western Stock show, Brighton Boulevard and Western Stock Show.
Block 32 at RiNo is in the area that Hancock and Udall are touring.
Mayor Michael B. Hancock and U.S. Senator Mark Udall will tour six redevelopment projects currently taking place in Globeville, Elyria and Swansea this Saturday Continue reading Hancock, Udall tour on tap
- Fred Joseph retiring from state.
- He has been the Banking and Securities Commissioner since 2011.
- Joseph has a 30-year career with Colorado.
Fred Joseph is retiring as the Banking and Securities Commissioner for Colorado. Continue reading Fred Joseph retiring
- Denver-based Mercy Housing is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit housing operator.
- It has joined Obama’s Better Buildings Challenge.
- It plans to cut energy use by 20%.
The 66-unit Aramor Apartments at 1309 Grant St. is one of Mercy Housing’s holdings in Denver.
Denver-based Mercy Housing, a national affordable housing nonprofit that serves more than 151,000 people in 41 states, is one of the inaugural multifamily housing partners joining President Obama’s Better Buildings Challenge, an action that is spurring it to cut the energy use in its apartment buildings. Continue reading Mercy Housing vows to cut energy use
- Neighborhood meeting on future of former hospital campus.
- St. Anthony’s could be zoned for one or two 20-story buildings.
- Some neighbors think it is too dense.
Much of what was St. Anthony’s Hospital is now rubble.
A spirited but civil discussion of a wide spectrum of issues revolving around the redevelopment of the campus around the former St. Anthony’s Hospital by Sloan’s Lake drew about 100 people and stretched for more than two hours on Tuesday night. Continue reading Spirited debate on St. Anthony’s fate
- CoreLogic releases October report.
- Colorado hit all-time high in October.
- Nationwide, prices peaked in April 2006.
CoreLogic state-by-state snapshot, excluding distressed properties.
Colorado was only one of four states in the nation where home prices peaked in October, according to a national report released on Tuesday. Continue reading State home prices hit new high
- Dan Polimino’s guest column.
- Overheard conversation stirs angst.
- Freakonomics got it wrong.
By Dan Polimino
Special to InsideRealEstateNews.com.
Two guys walk into a bar.
Well, it really wasn’t a bar; it was more like a lunch counter. I was sitting there waiting for my meal to arrive when I overheard these two guys talking about real estate. Continue reading 2 guys walk into a bar…Realtors the punchline