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New funding for shelter projects offers hope to the homeless

New funding for shelter projects offers hope to the homeless

As with many cities across the country, Denver is grappling with a homeless problem. But recent actions have given citizens reasons to be cautiously optimistic. One important development was the passage of Referred Question 2B in November. This allows the city to borrow $38.6 million to improve the city’s housing and...

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Carbon labels on construction materials help fight climate change

Carbon labels on construction materials help fight climate change

Nutrition labels tell us how much fat, sugar and other ingredients went into the food product we’re consuming. Now a new label does the same for construction materials: telling buyers how much carbon dioxide contributed to the making of the items. Call it the green label. Or, as a new Colorado law dubs it: “environmental...

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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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New funding for shelter projects offers hope to the homeless

New funding for shelter projects offers hope to the homeless

As with many cities across the country, Denver is grappling with a homeless problem. But recent actions have given citizens reasons to be cautiously optimistic. One important development was the passage of Referred Question 2B in November. This allows the city to...

read more
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...

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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...

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...

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