Monday, May 20th, 2013 at 4:52am. 135 Views, 0 Comments.
Home buyers and investors across the world are taking an interest in the US real estate market, and this is the said to be a buyer’s opportunity that will be remembered in history. Interest rates are low, home prices on an upswing, and the economy is good- a winning combination that has many individuals getting involved. Boulder is one of Colorado's gems, and an interest to many buyers around the world. Let’s take a look at Boulder’s April 2013 real estate trends and statistics.
The total number of houses on the market in Boulder in April 2013 was 770 homes. This is up 7% from March 2013 when there were 723 homes on the market. The inventory of homes decreased a whopping 31% from a year ago, when the number of homes on the market was…
Sunday, May 19th, 2013 at 11:14am. 173 Views, 0 Comments.
Like other areas in the nation, Aurora, Colorado is experiencing a favorable shift in the real estate market. When we take a look at its snapshot, we see some wonderful stats that show that Aurora is in a housing recovery. Let’s take a look at a few comparisons.
Currently, the total number of homes on the market is at 563 homes. This is an increase of 8% from March 2013 when the total inventory was reported to be 521. In April 2012, the total inventory was at 764 homes.
The median home list price is currently $237K. This is a decrease of 5% from March 2013 when the median list price of homes was $249,950. Looking back to April 2012, the median list price was at 239,900.
Homes are selling faster; the average days on market…
Friday, May 17th, 2013 at 1:47am. 461 Views, 0 Comments.
The Kaiser Permanente Colfax Marathon is one of the best you will find throughout the year. As the course weaves through neighborhoods, parks, trails and downtown, you get to enjoy awesome views as you enjoy your run. The half marathon actually goes through the Denver Zoo, which provides a unique style of run with plenty to see. This year's marathon, half marathon and relay will happen on May 19th.
The marathon is 26.2 miles and you will run at 5,280 feet altitude. The course goes through the Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium, features 7 miles of water and weaves its way around Sloan's lake, Cherry Creek and The Platte. Some of the best Colorado views come from some of the places you will run through. Runners will also enjoy eclectic neighborhoods…
Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 10:21am. 117 Views, 0 Comments.
If you enjoy a good dinner theatre with a twist, you'll love Adam's Mystery Playhouse. This is known as, "Denver's Best Mystery Dinner Theatre" and for good reason. This was the first Mystery Dinner Theatre in the state and provides a great entertainment experience for all. Guests enjoy a humorous and fun show, along with a delicious dinner. The shows are perfect for all ages and they even do corporate or group events.
The theatre is found in a Hollywood-style mansion. A bar is provided, along with a one-of-a-kind Casket Bar with plenty of beer, wine and liquor. As the show starts, the actors will mingle with guests during cocktails, build intrigue and drop clues for the show. Guests are invited to participate in the Adams Scavenger Hunt and they can even…
Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 10:50am. 132 Views, 0 Comments.
The downtown area of Denver is full of history. It's home to many museums, attractions, public art, historic sites and more. This is one of the most diverse areas in the entire country with plenty of shopping, nightlife and dining. The downtown area of Denver is very walkable and one of the best ways to get to know the city is with a historic walking tour.
With the right tour, you can learn all about the history of the area, while becoming acquainted with our new city. If you're new to the area or you've never been on one of these tours, it's highly recommended. Let the city guide you as you learn all about the history and what's going on today. You will discover the past and the present of the city with this unique tour.
There are many different types of…
Monday, May 13th, 2013 at 9:05am. 146 Views, 0 Comments.
The Colorado Front Range is home to the Mountain Parks, which provides both history and fun. With a total of 46 different parks, there's a great place for everybody. The first park was established in 1912. You can enjoy picnicking, sightseeing, fishing, hiking and so much more at these parks.
Two national parks are found within the network including Red Rocks Park and Summit Lake Park. Red Rocks Park is about 15 minutes from Denver and provides a low-elevation park with many events throughout the year. The park includes a 200-mile panoramic view of the city and the plains with a visitor center, which includes a gift shop and restaurants. Red Rocks Park is well known for the Amphitheatre, which holds a number of concerts throughout the year.
Summit Lake Park…
Friday, May 10th, 2013 at 7:56am. 135 Views, 0 Comments.
Dinosaur Ridge has plenty to offer from the 90-foot giants to the indoor trek through time. This is the perfect place for the family, a group or as school field trip. If you're looking for something fun to do with your kids, bring them out for the many different exhibits and tours.
Tours and Programs
You can enjoy one of the many tours or programs while you're at Dinosaur Ridge. Whether you want to take a self-guided tour with the shuttle bus or you want to enjoy a guided tour, you have plenty of options. Some of the tours and programs available include:
- Mega Tours for groups of 150 - 250
- Dinosaur Ridge Guided Tour - Visits the Swamp Site, Dinosaur Tracksite, Brontosaur Bulges and Dinosaur Bone Quarry.
- Triceratops Trail Guided Tour - Perfect for 4th graders…
Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at 10:20am. 485 Views, 0 Comments.
Starting on May 18th and running through May 19th, the Annual Indian Market and Powwow at The Tesoro Cultural Center will take place. With over 50 of the top award winning Native American artists on hand, this is a great place to find jewelry, pottery, easel art and more. The event will include plenty of entertainment, as well, including dancers and drummers.
Bring the family and learn about all the traditional dances and regalia or just enjoy watching the many displays of culture. Some of the artists on hand include:
- Bobby Bales - Taos Pueblo, Drum Maker
- Virginia Yazzie Ballenger - Navajo, Traditional Clothing Designer
- Al Chandler Good Strike - Gros Ventre, parfleche, drums
- Linda Lucero Fragua - Jemez, Pottery Storytellers
- Nelson Garcia - Santo Domingo Pueblo,…
Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 8:49am. 696 Views, 0 Comments.
The Anshutz Medical Center is found close to the Stapleton Residential and Town Center development. This area is also very close to the Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center, which hasn't operated since 1999. The base was realigned and closed, which left this prime location vacant. It's still a prime location and perfect for a medical campus. With the close proximity to the airport and many other resources, this is a great place to use for a medical campus.
The University of Colorado is making this happen by adding the fourth medical campus to their network called the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. It has taken over the area and become the newest medical research and health care facility in the nation. It has a strong focus on community engagement, clinical car,…
Monday, May 6th, 2013 at 8:25am. 147 Views, 0 Comments.
Mother's Day is a very important day of the year and there's plenty going on throughout the city. If you're looking for a special place to take your mom or an event to enjoy, here are some of the most popular choices happening this year.
Miles for Moms - May 11th
This is a 2.5-mile leisurely walk around Sloan's Lake. The event has been held for nine years and helps to raise money for the Florence Crittenden Services. It's free to register for the events and fundraising incentive levels start as low as $25. You can lead a team and compete for exciting prizes, such as artwork.
Mother's Day 5k
The fourth annual Mother's Day 5k will be held in Denver's City Park and will benefit the HERA Women's Cancer Foundation. You can come out and celebrate Mother's Day by…
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