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Quick Tip: Hire a chimney sweep to avoid fireplace disasters

Quick Tip: Hire a chimney sweep to avoid fireplace disasters

These days, everyone is looking to save time and trouble. We aim to help! We will offer a simple tip for everything from home renovation to cleaning to home buying in this space every month. Few things make a home cozier than a roaring fire on a winter night. But that fire can also lead to disaster if the chimney isn’t...

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Two new projects bring nature to the heart of the city

Two new projects bring nature to the heart of the city

Sometimes, the urban world can feel as far away from nature as a parking garage from a mountain peak. But two new Denver building projects, each mimicking nature in exciting ways, aim to bring reminders of the outdoors into the heart of the city. Among the most exciting new developments is One River North, located across...

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Denver home Inventory drops to record low for month of November

Denver home Inventory drops to record low for month of November

Last month, home inventory dropped to a record-low for November, adding to the already tight competition among buyers. There were 2,248 active listings in November, according to the Denver Metro Association of Realtors’ (DMAR) monthly report. That’s 33.41% less than in October and 34.17% less than November 2020. The...

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Christmas and cocktails: Local bars offer holiday spirits

Christmas and cocktails: Local bars offer holiday spirits

It’s the holiday season. So why go to your regular bar when you can head to one that knows how to celebrate the season in style? You’ll find Christmas is just a cocktail away at these four local bars, decked out from top to bottom for the holiday and recommended by Eater, Vox Media’s food website: Miracle at Avanti Wolf...

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5 no-miss tiles to use in kitchen and bath renovations

5 no-miss tiles to use in kitchen and bath renovations

When it’s time for remodeling, the decisions come fast and furious: What type of flooring would look best? Cabinetry? Paint colors? Tile? Choosing so many elements is enough to overwhelm the most confident of people. “Choice is good—except when it paralyzes you with indecision as you browse the myriad finish options...

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6 great holiday events that brighten a winter’s night

6 great holiday events that brighten a winter’s night

In the dark of winter, there’s nothing quite like a show of lights to brighten everyone’s spirit. Whether it’s a brilliant display that sparkles across acres of property or just a string of lights on a neighbor’s house, it’s sure to bring a smile. If you are looking for ways to shed light on the season, there are...

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Kristina Davis Earns RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award

Kristina Davis Earns RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award

We are thrilled to congratulate Kristina Davis for receiving the RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award, which honors successful agents who have earned more than $1 million in commissions during their careers with the company. Only 22 percent of all active RE/MAX agents have earned this prestigious award since its inception. These...

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Denver-based builder buys portion of Loretto Heights property

Denver-based builder buys portion of Loretto Heights property

Recently, we reported that developers were considering buying various segments of the former Loretto Heights campus. Now, the deal has been done for about a third of the site, sold to a Denver-based homebuilder. According to the Denver Post, Thrive Home Builders paid $14.4 million for “what CEO Gene Myers described as...

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Big style for tiny spaces: How to outfit a micro office

Big style for tiny spaces: How to outfit a micro office

With so many people working at home now, the question is no longer how to work from home, it’s where. Without an entire room to dedicate to an office, where can you squeeze in a desk and chair – and all the other elements needed for your job? Designers call such spaces “micro offices” — small spots tucked away from the...

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Quick Tip: Hire a chimney sweep to avoid fireplace disasters

Quick Tip: Hire a chimney sweep to avoid fireplace disasters

These days, everyone is looking to save time and trouble. We aim to help! We will offer a simple tip for everything from home renovation to cleaning to home buying in this space every month. Few things make a home cozier than a roaring fire on a winter night. But that...

read more
Two new projects bring nature to the heart of the city

Two new projects bring nature to the heart of the city

Sometimes, the urban world can feel as far away from nature as a parking garage from a mountain peak. But two new Denver building projects, each mimicking nature in exciting ways, aim to bring reminders of the outdoors into the heart of the city. Among the most...

read more
Denver home Inventory drops to record low for month of November

Denver home Inventory drops to record low for month of November

Last month, home inventory dropped to a record-low for November, adding to the already tight competition among buyers. There were 2,248 active listings in November, according to the Denver Metro Association of Realtors’ (DMAR) monthly report. That’s 33.41% less than...

read more
Christmas and cocktails: Local bars offer holiday spirits

Christmas and cocktails: Local bars offer holiday spirits

It’s the holiday season. So why go to your regular bar when you can head to one that knows how to celebrate the season in style? You’ll find Christmas is just a cocktail away at these four local bars, decked out from top to bottom for the holiday and recommended by...

read more
5 no-miss tiles to use in kitchen and bath renovations

5 no-miss tiles to use in kitchen and bath renovations

When it’s time for remodeling, the decisions come fast and furious: What type of flooring would look best? Cabinetry? Paint colors? Tile? Choosing so many elements is enough to overwhelm the most confident of people. “Choice is good—except when it paralyzes you with...

read more
6 great holiday events that brighten a winter’s night

6 great holiday events that brighten a winter’s night

In the dark of winter, there’s nothing quite like a show of lights to brighten everyone’s spirit. Whether it’s a brilliant display that sparkles across acres of property or just a string of lights on a neighbor’s house, it’s sure to bring a smile. If you are looking...

read more
Kristina Davis Earns RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award

Kristina Davis Earns RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award

We are thrilled to congratulate Kristina Davis for receiving the RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award, which honors successful agents who have earned more than $1 million in commissions during their careers with the company. Only 22 percent of all active RE/MAX agents have...

read more
Denver-based builder buys portion of Loretto Heights property

Denver-based builder buys portion of Loretto Heights property

Recently, we reported that developers were considering buying various segments of the former Loretto Heights campus. Now, the deal has been done for about a third of the site, sold to a Denver-based homebuilder. According to the Denver Post, Thrive Home Builders paid...

read more
Big style for tiny spaces: How to outfit a micro office

Big style for tiny spaces: How to outfit a micro office

With so many people working at home now, the question is no longer how to work from home, it’s where. Without an entire room to dedicate to an office, where can you squeeze in a desk and chair – and all the other elements needed for your job? Designers call such...

read more