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New listings surged in the Denver-metro housing market in May

New listings surged in the Denver-metro housing market in May

As the Denver metro area began emerging from lockdown in May, the local housing market sprang back to life, logging double-digit increases in listings. According to the monthly report of the Denver Metro Realtors Association (DMAR), new residential listings jumped 55.44% in May over April. Meanwhile, despite a 19.7% drop...

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Déjà vu? Denverites’ reaction to pandemic mirrors 1918 influenza

Déjà vu? Denverites’ reaction to pandemic mirrors 1918 influenza

A deadly pandemic, a city tightly shut down to avoid its spread, and business owners passionately protesting the loss of income and aggressively pushing for things to reopen. Sound familiar? This wasn’t ripped from today’s headlines, but from those nearly 100 years ago, as the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic wreaked havoc in...

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Amidst a pandemic, Denver real estate market remains healthy

Amidst a pandemic, Denver real estate market remains healthy

As the pandemic first cut a swath across the country last spring, our world rarely seemed so changed: deserted highways, shuttered stores and restaurants, mask-wearers looking like survivors of an apocalyptic movie. But amidst the dire news, hope emerged, particularly regarding the real estate market. Even after the state...

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Looking to create a home office? Join the crowd

Before coronavirus became the word on everyone’s lips, Denver’s commercial real estate market was booming. Three new projects broke ground in the first three months of 2020, and Denver logged its largest office transaction in a decade—the $400 million sale of the Denver City Center, according to the Denver Post. What a...

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5 amazing metro area hiking and biking trails

Feeling cooped up? Why not plan a hiking or biking outing along one of the Denver area’s many stellar paths? The city boasts a network of trails that interconnect and can take you all the way from Denver to Golden or as far south as Chatfield Park. You can find a spot to picnic along the way, or set off for a...

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Americans look to home farming in wake of coronavirus

As the pandemic toys with our sense of security, there’s one way to feel more assured: grow your own food. Indeed, it’s a trend that has gained momentum in the wake of the virus. According to a recent New York Times article, headlined “Turn Your Home into Your Main Food Producer,” people across America are building...

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Too nervous to head to the museum? Try this virtual art tour instead

In these times of social distancing, you may not feel comfortable walking into an art gallery or museum. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy creative pieces of art. Thanks to the out-of-the-box thinking of 303 Magazine, you can take a virtual street art tour from the comfort of home. 303 has compiled slide shows of...

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Airbnb suffers setbacks due to the pandemic

When Airbnb was founded, it wreaked havoc with the traditional hotel industry. Now a new disrupter is wreaking havoc with Airbnb: coronavirus. With travel dropping off a cliff and predictions that even when tourism picks up, guests won’t feel comfortable in random homes with random cleaning procedures, the company is...

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5 ways to make your home more calming

Even in ordinary times—let alone during pandemic—the stresses of daily life can be exhausting, with challenges coming from every direction. No wonder so many people yearn to make their homes a refuge as well as a shelter. The good news is that just a few simple changes can make all the difference. Here are some ideas from...

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Denver home market takes a hit from coronavirus but keeps on ticking

Despite widespread safety fears and strict lockdowns due to the coronavirus, the Denver metro housing market showed notable resiliency in April. Although home listings and sales were down significantly from the previous month and year, the market remained viable and active, as noted in the Denver Metro Association of...

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New listings surged in the Denver-metro housing market in May

New listings surged in the Denver-metro housing market in May

As the Denver metro area began emerging from lockdown in May, the local housing market sprang back to life, logging double-digit increases in listings. According to the monthly report of the Denver Metro Realtors Association (DMAR), new residential listings jumped...

Déjà vu? Denverites’ reaction to pandemic mirrors 1918 influenza

Déjà vu? Denverites’ reaction to pandemic mirrors 1918 influenza

A deadly pandemic, a city tightly shut down to avoid its spread, and business owners passionately protesting the loss of income and aggressively pushing for things to reopen. Sound familiar? This wasn’t ripped from today’s headlines, but from those nearly 100 years...

Amidst a pandemic, Denver real estate market remains healthy

Amidst a pandemic, Denver real estate market remains healthy

As the pandemic first cut a swath across the country last spring, our world rarely seemed so changed: deserted highways, shuttered stores and restaurants, mask-wearers looking like survivors of an apocalyptic movie. But amidst the dire news, hope emerged, particularly...

Looking to create a home office? Join the crowd

Before coronavirus became the word on everyone’s lips, Denver’s commercial real estate market was booming. Three new projects broke ground in the first three months of 2020, and Denver logged its largest office transaction in a decade—the $400 million sale of the...

5 amazing metro area hiking and biking trails

Feeling cooped up? Why not plan a hiking or biking outing along one of the Denver area’s many stellar paths? The city boasts a network of trails that interconnect and can take you all the way from Denver to Golden or as far south as Chatfield Park. You can find a spot...

Americans look to home farming in wake of coronavirus

As the pandemic toys with our sense of security, there’s one way to feel more assured: grow your own food. Indeed, it’s a trend that has gained momentum in the wake of the virus. According to a recent New York Times article, headlined “Turn Your Home into Your Main...

Too nervous to head to the museum? Try this virtual art tour instead

In these times of social distancing, you may not feel comfortable walking into an art gallery or museum. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy creative pieces of art. Thanks to the out-of-the-box thinking of 303 Magazine, you can take a virtual street art tour from...

Airbnb suffers setbacks due to the pandemic

When Airbnb was founded, it wreaked havoc with the traditional hotel industry. Now a new disrupter is wreaking havoc with Airbnb: coronavirus. With travel dropping off a cliff and predictions that even when tourism picks up, guests won’t feel comfortable in random...

5 ways to make your home more calming

Even in ordinary times—let alone during pandemic—the stresses of daily life can be exhausting, with challenges coming from every direction. No wonder so many people yearn to make their homes a refuge as well as a shelter. The good news is that just a few simple...

Denver home market takes a hit from coronavirus but keeps on ticking

Despite widespread safety fears and strict lockdowns due to the coronavirus, the Denver metro housing market showed notable resiliency in April. Although home listings and sales were down significantly from the previous month and year, the market remained viable and...