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Put aside the pumpkin pie…and try these ideas for s’mores

Put aside the pumpkin pie…and try these ideas for s’mores

It may be the season of pumpkin pies and cranberry sauce, but admit it, is it ever the wrong time for a perfect s’more? For those who have never been to summer camp, s’mores are graham cracker sandwiches filled with melted Hersey’s chocolate and toasted marshmallows. We recently ran across some new ideas for this old...

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Long overdue 16th Street Mall renovations are underway

Long overdue 16th Street Mall renovations are underway

After 40 years, the downtown Denver 16th Street Mall is getting a facelift. And some say it’s about time. “Since the kitschy tourist destination opened in 1982, the Mall has not received any major renovations to its crumbling, leaky pavers, which costs taxpayers $1 million a year to fix,” reports Denverite. The good news...

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Enter our RMCC Pumpkin Carving Contest!

Enter our RMCC Pumpkin Carving Contest!

We’re getting into the Halloween spirit with a contest! Show off your pumpkin carving skills and enter to win a gift card - results will be shared on Halloween! Here's how to participate: 1. Pick up a complimentary pumpkin at our RE/MAX of Cherry Creek office. We're open Mon - Fri from 8AM to 5PM at 100 Jackson Street in...

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Even without skyrocketing appreciation, owning a home builds wealth

Even without skyrocketing appreciation, owning a home builds wealth

Anyone living in the Denver metro area in the past few years knows that home values have skyrocketed, creating opportunities for sellers like never before. But even in more normal markets, owning a home builds wealth. For example, the website Keeping Current Matters recently cited a report from the National Association of...

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6 ways to make your home look timeless

6 ways to make your home look timeless

Remember the days of avocado countertops and orange shag carpet? Once those items were desired. Now we look back with amusement. The moral of the story? Trends come and go. And to follow the latest craze is to doom yourself to constantly updating your home. There’s no need to be a trend chaser to have a home that looks up...

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Buyers are gaining power as Denver-metro housing market shifts

Buyers are gaining power as Denver-metro housing market shifts

Is the Denver-metro housing market finally favoring buyers over sellers? That’s the “question on everyone’s mind,” writes Libby Levinson-Katz, chair of the DMAR Market Trends Committee, in DMAR’s new report on the September market. The answer is: not yet.  But buyers will be thrilled nonetheless. Levinson-Katz notes in...

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Is it still a good time to sell your home?

Is it still a good time to sell your home?

The past few years have been a home seller’s dream: High demand and tight supply sparked bidding wars, with buyers waiving inspections and other traditional safeguards to land a home. Meanwhile, prices hit record highs, and sellers reaped huge rewards. Now the tables seem to be turning. Higher mortgage rates are dampening...

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Colorado’s unusual Halloween events offer spooky good times

Colorado’s unusual Halloween events offer spooky good times

Tired of haunted houses and pumpkin carvings? How about coffin races and spooky mini golf? When it comes to celebrating Halloween, Colorado offers so many unusual options, it’s downright scary. Why settle for the boring old hauntings when you can try something new? Here are a few events around the state that will bring...

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Enjoy area pumpkin patches and corn mazes

Enjoy area pumpkin patches and corn mazes

There’s nothing like a clear, crisp October day in Colorado. And with Halloween on the way, pumpkin patches and corn mazes provide a great way for parents to enjoy those days while entertaining kids at the same time. Colorado.com suggests the following options: Cottonwood Farms (Boulder) Pick out a pumpkin, take a wagon...

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RE/MAX of Cherry Creek Appoints Sarah King as Managing Broker

RE/MAX of Cherry Creek Appoints Sarah King as Managing Broker

We are so excited to welcome Sarah King into the role of Managing Broker here at RE/MAX of Cherry Creek! She has 20+ years of experience as a licensed real estate broker, and over this time has gained a wealth of knowledge when it comes to contract language, risk mitigation, and transaction strategy. She, together with...

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Put aside the pumpkin pie…and try these ideas for s’mores

Put aside the pumpkin pie…and try these ideas for s’mores

It may be the season of pumpkin pies and cranberry sauce, but admit it, is it ever the wrong time for a perfect s’more? For those who have never been to summer camp, s’mores are graham cracker sandwiches filled with melted Hersey’s chocolate and toasted marshmallows....

read more
Long overdue 16th Street Mall renovations are underway

Long overdue 16th Street Mall renovations are underway

After 40 years, the downtown Denver 16th Street Mall is getting a facelift. And some say it’s about time. “Since the kitschy tourist destination opened in 1982, the Mall has not received any major renovations to its crumbling, leaky pavers, which costs taxpayers $1...

read more
Enter our RMCC Pumpkin Carving Contest!

Enter our RMCC Pumpkin Carving Contest!

We’re getting into the Halloween spirit with a contest! Show off your pumpkin carving skills and enter to win a gift card - results will be shared on Halloween! Here's how to participate: 1. Pick up a complimentary pumpkin at our RE/MAX of Cherry Creek office. We're...

read more
6 ways to make your home look timeless

6 ways to make your home look timeless

Remember the days of avocado countertops and orange shag carpet? Once those items were desired. Now we look back with amusement. The moral of the story? Trends come and go. And to follow the latest craze is to doom yourself to constantly updating your home. There’s no...

read more
Buyers are gaining power as Denver-metro housing market shifts

Buyers are gaining power as Denver-metro housing market shifts

Is the Denver-metro housing market finally favoring buyers over sellers? That’s the “question on everyone’s mind,” writes Libby Levinson-Katz, chair of the DMAR Market Trends Committee, in DMAR’s new report on the September market. The answer is: not yet.  But buyers...

read more
Is it still a good time to sell your home?

Is it still a good time to sell your home?

The past few years have been a home seller’s dream: High demand and tight supply sparked bidding wars, with buyers waiving inspections and other traditional safeguards to land a home. Meanwhile, prices hit record highs, and sellers reaped huge rewards. Now the tables...

read more
Colorado’s unusual Halloween events offer spooky good times

Colorado’s unusual Halloween events offer spooky good times

Tired of haunted houses and pumpkin carvings? How about coffin races and spooky mini golf? When it comes to celebrating Halloween, Colorado offers so many unusual options, it’s downright scary. Why settle for the boring old hauntings when you can try something new?...

read more
Enjoy area pumpkin patches and corn mazes

Enjoy area pumpkin patches and corn mazes

There’s nothing like a clear, crisp October day in Colorado. And with Halloween on the way, pumpkin patches and corn mazes provide a great way for parents to enjoy those days while entertaining kids at the same time. Colorado.com suggests the following options:...

read more
RE/MAX of Cherry Creek Appoints Sarah King as Managing Broker

RE/MAX of Cherry Creek Appoints Sarah King as Managing Broker

We are so excited to welcome Sarah King into the role of Managing Broker here at RE/MAX of Cherry Creek! She has 20+ years of experience as a licensed real estate broker, and over this time has gained a wealth of knowledge when it comes to contract language, risk...

read more