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Denver is home to River North, also known as RiNo, an excellent neighborhood in the city. RiNo used to be primarily industrial while now it’s a neighborhood full of shopping, dining, and an art scene. Stop by the RiNo neighborhood for some of these excellent shopping options offered.

Proof Wine and Spirits

3360 Larimer St
Denver, CO

For the wino, check out Proof Wine and Spirits. The helpful staff here will help you select a great pairing for your dinner party or show you what’s new. You can even purchase a kit of pre-made ingredients to make your favorite cocktail, so that you don’t have to buy every ingredient yourself.  The store is unique in that the walls are covered in local art being that it’s located in the art district.

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Image Credit: Cabins are really popular purchases for residents. It’s a great way to take advantage of the location you’re in, so getting a beautiful cabin will make your family and friends around the country envious. They are a coveted commodity for those wishing to travel to Colorado and visit, but many don’t realize there are some items to consider before purchasing or traveling to one. Here is a list of what to keep in mind if you are planning to purchase a Colorado cabin.

Real Estate Specialist

Your best bet is to get a mountain area real estate specialist who can help you with your list of needs. They are specialized in the Colorado mountains and know just what to look for, what to consider for each family’s needs, and can help you narrow down your

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Lone Tree was incorporated in 1995 and is one of the newer cities incorporated in Denver's South Metro area. It borders Douglas and Arapahoe Counties and leads to Denver's popular metropolitan area.

The City

Lone Tree is home to more than 7,000 people, a booming number compared to the 2000 population of 4,873 people. The nearby office space in Douglas County employs over 300,000 people, which explains one reason why the neighborhood is so popular. Other businesses in the community include CH2MHill, Invesco, and First Data.

The city also has a brand new, state of the art medical facility, Sky Ridge, which has 335 beds and a Level III trauma center. The city has access to a Call-n-Ride, the 2006 Light Rail service, and a RTD for public

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South of Denver, in the metro area, you will find Douglas County. Widely known for its western lifestyle with breathtaking mountain views, there has been some changes in recent years. Suburban communities have made their way to the Castle Rock and Douglas County regions.

There are still beautiful views of what nature has to offer, but the rural parts of Douglas County are starting to become more populated with housing. Individuals love the fact that they are within reach to all the conveniences that they need, but also far enough away that they can enjoy the tranquility that Douglas County offers.

There are new homes in this area that are offered at a lower price than other communities close to Denver, such as The Meadows, Sapphire Point, Diamond

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6673 Twisted Oak Dr, Castle PinesCastle Pines is a lovely neighborhood in Castle Rock, Colorado that has an abundance of gorgeous mountain views and beautiful pine trees. The gated community is full of luxury homes that range in prices. Smaller patio homes and town homes are available under $600,000, while luxury homes will cost you $1,500,000 or more.


Castle Pines is a gated community with its own security staff. In addition to acres of mountain views, residents enjoy a recreational center that has exercise equipment, an indoor lap pool, an outdoor pool, a park, and tennis courts. The neighborhood also has its own golf club, Castle Pines Country Club, which offers social and golf memberships. The International Golf Club calls Caste Pines its home, as well. The club may

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If there’s one area constantly abuzz with activity, it’s RidgeGate in Lone Tree. The newly constructed Town Center Complex in Denver brings in a lot of hope and promise for the area. The work on this mega project has been going on for several months and is finally reaching its’ stage of completion.

This lavish project will house three mammoth and luxurious towers including the Charles Schwab Campus. The Schwab will employ between 3500 and 4500 employees and will be found at the corner of Park Meadows Drive near the Lincoln Avenue.

About 1800 of the employees have found a new home in the Denver area and the rest will be doing the same thing very soon. As a result of the growth in this area, the demand for residential living is on the rise and if

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Finding the right home isn't easy and it often starts with finding the right area to call home. You could compare neighborhoods all day long, but that may not really help. However, if you start with the right plan, you can easily match the right home and neighborhood to your specifications. Here are a few things to consider for your home buying plan.

What are your Specifications?

Your family has specific needs and specific wants. It's vital that you find a home and neighborhood that matches your needs first, not just your wants. Some of the things to consider include:

  • Close-knit community
  • Nearby parks and playgrounds
  • Close to schools
  • Shopping and dining nearby
  • Busy or slow streets
  • Close to where you will be working


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In 1995, The Stapleton International Airport was shut down. As a result, new housing constructions in Stapleton were born. Located in the northern part of Denver, Stapleton offers a variety of housing in and around the city limits. These neighborhoods offer community pools, outstanding school systems, and residential parks.

Stapleton conveniently intersects with Interstate 70, and is known to be the main East-West gateway for Denver. A census conducted in 2011 reported a little over 19,000 residents inhabited the Stapleton neighborhoods.

A variety of restaurant’s are available in the East 29th Avenue Town Center. The Town Center borders Quebec Street and East 29th Avenue, which also features a number of standalone restaurants.

The Town Center

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154 Fairfax St, DenverHilltop is one of the most popular neighborhoods in Denver and has been for many years. Ever since the 1930s, the area has been on the cutting-edge of architecture. Today, the homes are still mainly designed with 1930s and 1960s architecture, which can be very desirable for the buyer looking for a home with character.

Most of the homes in the Hilltop area are ranch-style and two stories. Many feature remodeling and some new homes have been built as "in-fills". Even the new homes fit with the overall appeal of this neighborhood. However, the newer homes come with a higher cost and typically sell for $1 million or more.

The influx of "in-fills" has given the Hilltop area a variety of home options. From older homes with a lower price tag and smaller

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Arvada, Colorado is known as one of the most popular suburbs of Denver. This area experienced its first discovery of gold in 1850 and provided a place for farmers to settle in the 1870s. Ever since, it has been known as one of the most popular suburbs near Denver.

Today, Arvada provides many single family homes, retail centers, a shopping mall and apartments throughout the area. Flatirons Mall is found nearby and provides plenty of great shopping options for residents.

8003 Quaker St, ArvadaThe area is home to many different sizes of single family homes. They range from starter homes to large mansions. Buyers can choose from apartments, condominiums and lofts, as well.

Arvada is a place for anybody looking for an older home. Many smaller homes built decades ago are

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