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Baker is a neighborhood found in the central part of Denver with many Victorian homes. This is a neighborhood full of convenience with the light rail close by and Interstate 25 near, as well.

Broadway, I-25, West 6th Avenue and West Mississippi Avenue are the boundaries of the neighborhood and it's shaped much like a slice of pie. This neighborhood is home to over 5,000 residents and the homes have an average value of a little bit under $300K. Many of the homes here are single-family homes, while some apartments and townhouses are also found throughout.

Schools

The Baker neighborhood is served by the Denver Public School district and many private schools. West High school is found here, along with Fairmont ECE-8 and ABN Columbine Montessori.

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The real estate industry is always in the news. Whether it's positive or negative, it seems Denver real estate cannot escape the normal spot in the papers and on every news channel. Here are two of the most recent stories worth noting.

Baby Boomers Looking to Downsize

With Baby Boomers at the right age for retirement and in the empty nest season of their lives, many are looking to move out of larger homes into smaller homes and condominiums.

A major reason behind Baby Boomers rushing to the market is the price of homes in the area. With prices up and interest rates down, this is the right time to sell a larger home to a younger family. After the sale, many Baby Boomers are searching for something far smaller, since it's just two of them now.

The

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Denver, Colorado is among the best places in the country to work and play. So many people live there because they're happy with the cost of living, the weather, and the amenities offered to them. The number of activities in and around Denver is staggering, and you'll never be at a loss for things to do that are enjoyable. Whether you like indoor or outdoor activities, there's something for you. Finding the right home is important, too, and you can do that whether you have $100,000 or $1 million to spend. There are large numbers of houses available.

For those who like outdoor activities and sports, there are plenty of choices. Hiking and biking are always fun, and there are nearby mountains to explore. You can also walk or jog. There are a lot of parks

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Living just outside the Downtown area of Denver may be appealing to many relocating to the area. Denver suburbs provide an excellent place for new residents to call home. Some of the suburbs in Denver include:

Arvada

This is a diverse area with single family homes, luxury residences and horse properties. Arvada is located west of Denver, close to the foothills of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

Bow Mar

Just 12 miles to the southwest of Denver, Bow Mar provides plenty of access to big city amenities. With about 1,000 residents, it's small, yet close to the city. This quiet suburb provides many private amenities, the Bow Mar Lake, a private Yacht club, sandy beaches, picnic areas, fishing and so much more.

Englewood

An older neighborhood

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Moving to Denver can be stressful. However, spending time researching different neighborhoods in the city, can be helpful. Here are some of Central Denver neighborhoods.

Capitol Hill

As one of the top historic neighborhoods, Capitol Hill provides plenty of great homes and places to enjoy. With the urban revival of the downtown area, Capitol Hill has become one of the most popular in the city.

City Park

The houses in City Park are known as a tourist attraction and this neighborhood is located close to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and the Denver Zoo. There's a golf course here with three lakes, along with plenty of restaurants.

Washington Park

This popular neighborhood borders Washington Park, which provides plenty of great

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Denver is a beautiful city found in Colorado and provides many benefits. Of course, when you're considering relocating to an area for a new opportunity or any other reason, there are certain things you consider including education, entertainment and recreation. We all want to feel at home in our new city and know we will have the things you love around us. Denver offers something for everybody and here are the top five reasons to move to Denver.

Job Opportunities

If you're not relocating because you've already been offered a job, you can find one pretty easily. The state is the largest employer in the area and provides many government and university jobs throughout Denver. Not only does the state provide plenty of jobs, but also the many businesses

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Littleton’s real estate market is picking up, and like other areas in the US, it looks as though now is the ideal time to buy.

Littleton Real Estate Market Trends - April 2013

The total inventory of homes on the market in April 2013 was 315 homes. This is a drop of 2% from March 2013 when the figure was 321 homes. There is a decrease of 45% from April 2012, when total inventory was 572 homes, indicative of lower invetory of homes currently on the market as is seen across Denver area.

The median home listing price in April 2013 was $404,500. The median price was 1% different from March 2013. It is quite typical to see very small changes month to month. However, looking April 2012 figures, there is a jump of 18%. The median price in April 2012

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Englewood is experiencing a very nice shift in the real estate market that is not thought to be temporary.  As the real estate market is in recovery, more and more home buyers are edging to the market. The snapshot for Englewood real estate trends and statistics for April 2013 is encouraging. Let’s take a closer look.

The total inventory of homes available on the market in April was 82 homes. This is 14% less than in March 2013 when the total figure was 96 homes. Compared April 2012 there was almost double the number of homes on the market with 159 homes.

The median home listing price in April was $252,000. In March 2013 the listing price was $245,000. Compared to April 2012 there is an increase of 12% from home listing price of $224,900.

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Fort Collins real estate market has picked up over the past 15 months. Interest rates are low, homes are still affordable, and the economy is growing stronger each day.

Fort Collins Real Estate Trends April 2013

The total inventory of homes on the market in April 2013 was 888 homes. This figure is up 9% from March when the total inventory of homes on the market was 836 homes. Compared to a year ago in April, the inventory decreased 21%. The number of homes on the market in April 2012 was 1,119. 

The median listing price in April $289.000. This is very similar to the median listing price of March, which was $294.500. Compared to a year ago in April there is an increase of 9%. The median list price in April 2012 was $265,000. 

The median

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The nation has been reporting a soar in home prices throughout the United States.  Some particularly hard hit areas are feeling a long over-due sense of relief. Values are still good, interest rates are still low, and homes are going faster. Let’s take a look at a real estate market in Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report - April 2013

Homes on the market in Colorado Springs currently consists of 145 homes. This figure is up 18% from March 2013 when the figure was reported to be 123 homes. The total inventory in April 2012 was 128 homes on the market. 

The median list price of homes is currently at $250,430. This is down 11% from a month ago when the median value of homes was listed at $279,900.  Compared to this time

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