- DMAR releases September report.
- Denver condo sales take off, while home sales simmer.
- Inventory levels remain low.
The typical seasonal cooling of the Denver-area housing market could be providing an opportunity for consumers who do not yet own a home to sign on the dotted line. Continue reading Denver condo supply dwindles
- Two Colorado auctions are on tap.
- One is for a 30-acre ranch in Basalt.
- The other is for farmland near Holyoke.
A 30-acre ranch 25 minutes from Aspen and almost 2,000 acres of farmland in Northeast Colorado will hit the market in separate auctions. Continue reading Auctions coming
- Metrolist releases September report.
- Corelogic releases August report.
- Condo/townhomes selling quickly
Demand was strong for homes in the Denver area in September, as buyers quickly snapped up homes as they entered the market, shows a report released on Tuesday. Continue reading Denver condos flying off shelf
- Signature sales starting soon at the Landmark.
- Newly designed units will have modern touches.
- Units start at mid-$500,000s.
Living room in a Signature unit in the Landmark.
Buyers will soon get their first opportunity to purchased newly designed condominium units with modern touches such as blonde wood, upscale finishes and premium appliances in the Landmark in Greenwood Village. Continue reading Modern units coming to Landmark
- State slashes electrical and plumbing fees.
- Cutting fees is a sign of increased activity.
- State charges only enough to cover it costs.
Consumers may find hiring a plumber or electrician is a little less expensive. Continue reading Plumbing, electrical permit fees slashed
- Cable TV pioneer Glenn Jones unveils The Jones District in Centennial.
- The 42-acre mixed-use development will have 1.8 million square feet.
- Opus is the developer and Michael Barber is the architect.
A rendering of The Jones District in Centennial.
Cable TV pioneer Glenn Jones today unveiled plans for “The Jones District” the largest single commercial development in Centennial. Continue reading Jones unveils biggest development in Centennial
- Mayor Hancock unveils affordable housing.
- Rising homes prices hurt affordability, he notes.
- Mayor calls initiative biggest in 15 years.
Housing Denver is a major initiative by Mayor Hancock and the Office of Economic Development.
Mayor Michael B. Hancock and the Denver Office of Economic Development on Monday unveiled what they described as a “comprehensive and collaborative” five-year plan on providing affordable housing during time when home prices are setting records almost every month. Continue reading Mayor unveils housing plan
- Two high school buddies convicted of fraud.
- One was a bank loan officer, the other a developer.
- They ripped off a Colorado Springs bank that accepted $10 million in TARP funds.
U.S. Attorney John Walsh.
Two high school buddies, a Colorado Springs bank loan officer and a real estate developer, have been sentenced to three years in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $1 million in restitution for bank fraud and illegally receiving kickbacks regarding a federal bailout program, officials said on Monday. Continue reading Springs banker, developer sentenced for fraud
- New Town Builders wins award from DOE.
- New Town lauded for its Zero Energy homes.
- New Town top in nation for production home sustainability.
New Town Builders receives DEO award for its Zero Energy homes.
For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Department of Energy has named Denver-baed New Town Builders the winner of its highest Housing Innovation Award. Continue reading New Town wins energy award
- LaAlma/Lincoln Park honored.
- APA names it one of the Great Places in America.
- One of Denver’s oldest neighborhoods is being transformed.
Shown is the Marpiposa-development-by-the-Denver-Housing-Authority-in-the-aAlmaLincoln-Park-neighborhood
The American Planning Association has named Denver’s La Alma/Lincoln Park neighborhood one of its “Great Places in America.” Continue reading La Alma/Lincoln Park honored