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Dreaming of a homeThe new Denver metro area program, Metro Mortgage Assistance Plus, was recently funded to make it a reality for new homeowners to achieve their dreams. Qualified borrowers in Denver’s can receive a 4% grant towards the down payment and closing costs of a fixed-rate, 30-year mortgage. This makes it possible for the moderate to low income buyers to finally own a property to call home.

By using one of the approved lenders, the homebuyer can gain assistance helping them overcome some of the difficult obstacles standing between them and homeownership. The grant helps to lower the amount of upfront money needed and, since it's a grant, participants won't need to repay the down payment or closing cost assistance they receive. This reduces the down payment to

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Looking for one of the true contemporary homes in the Denver area isn't easy, but there is an area known for these types of homes. Stapleton is known for true contemporary homes and not the dated ones built in the 70s and 80s. Even though this type of home is a bit harder to find, it's still possible and looking in Stapleton will provide the best opportunity.

These homes are in very high demand and prices are going up because of the demand. Many found in Stapleton, recently, have sold for prices far above the other style homes found in the same area. Even with the increased pricing, the homes found in Stapleton still provide a better value than other Metro areas. Contemporary style homes range from about 1,400 square feet to over 4,500 square feet in

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Image Credit: remodeling of Union Station is something the city of Denver has needed for quite some time. The expansion and remodel are the largest in the transportation industry across the country and will provide more access to the city from areas the Denver International Airport, Lakewood and Golden lines service.

This expansion has caught the eyes of many companies and they're targeting downtown Denver for new business. This will create new job opportunities, boost the economy and help create a more vibrant city. Not only will this create a buzz around the downtown area, but it will also help turn the real estate market around for this area. 

The entire country saw a decline from 2008 to 2010 and many areas are still trying to recover. Denver has recovered quite

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Home buying allows the unique opportunity to choose where you want to live with only the parameter of your budget. Whether you choose your home based on the proximity to your place of employment or due to the school system, you deserve to love where you live. Many neighborhoods in and hear Denver offer plenty of advantages, but one specifically provides beautify scenery, along with plenty of activities happening throughout the year.

Home in PraderaThe Pradera community provides a great neighborhood for any new homebuyer looking to join an active community. With many events, such as the annual Pradera picnic featuring the band "Trail" and many other events, this area is perfect for new families, young couples and even retirees looking to stay active. 

The community…
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The new home housing boom combined with the close proximity of Denver International Airport are mostly responsible for the Brighton growth. Many predicted this growth all the way back in 2005 when the airport was growing rapidly and a major technology center was in the plans. Expansion plans were in the works and it was very exciting.

However, just as most of the country suffered from 2008 to 2010, so did Brighton. The economic times hit this area hard and slowed the progress for a few years. This was one of the slowest times in years and there wasn't any expansion happening in real estate or in the job market. Of course, this is to be expected considering the rest of the nation was slowing down or at a complete halt.

Home in Brighton COReal Estate has bounced back and as most…
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Not all families, young couples and singles want to own a home in a suburb on the outskirts of the city. Some of the areas closer to the city are very popular including the Highlands. This area is found in the Northwest part of Denver and offers historic bungalows, Victorians and many other classic home designs. These homes bring character to the city and provide a great place for anybody looking to live closer to the city.

Many of these style homes feature stained glass windows, wood floors, columns and fireplaces. Most are solid brick and have the character expected from a turn of the century style home. This is one of the more desired areas of the Denver area and the traditional design offers by most of these homes keeps this area as one of the most

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One aspect of a booming economy which many people never stop to consider is that a city in the midst of economic growth is in a constant state of development. In fact because we live in a  city that's constantly growing it will eventually need some form of renewal to ensure that the core of the city is maintained while the larger city of Denver spreads ever outwards.   In light of this growth, and the need for urban renewal, Mayor Hancock has identified six projects which he feels will benefit downtown Denver and the city as a whole, which need to be completed as a matter of urgency. The projects themselves include a public school for downtown, construction work and enhancements of the 16th Street Mall, a new park for downtown Denver, additional…
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Relax, relax this isn't some stupid post about making money online...we're talking about actually making money, or at least seeing how it's done. You may or may not be aware that the United States Mint is actually located in downtown Denver, Colorado. Since it was first founded in 1792 the United States Mint in Denver, one of six around the country, has been producing up to 50 million coins every single day - transforming a single blank slug of metal into the shiny change you use in your daily life.

Now the good news is that you can actually go on a tour of the mint and see how your coins are actually made, with the free tours starting every 30 minutes or so. One word of warning here is that these tours are very popular, so do your best to make reservations…
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The American Midwest is someplace that you'll never truly be able to appreciate until you've been there yourself. The wide open spaces and incredible mountain vistas are hard to do justice with mere words so if you've been considering moving to Denver you might want to know a little bit more about the place, and what might entice you to live there.

Well we can start with the sports scene in the city and if you're a sports fan of any kind then you'll love the fact that the Denver Broncos and Denver Nuggets give the Mile High City a really busy sports scene and calendar. If you love football or basketball then you'll be living in the right place and that's only the tip of the sports iceberg.

Another thing you might not realize about Denver is that it actually…
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There are a lot of great reasons for you to move to Denver like the amazing scenery, hundreds of parks, miles of hiking trails and having the Rocky Mountains in your back yard. One major perk you might not have considered though is that because you'll be living in the Midwest you can also enjoy the fact that the cost of living in Denver is lower than many other places in the country. The sample data we're going to provide here is based on the cost of living in Denver vs. Los Angeles, just so you can get a real feel for what Denver can offer your family in economic terms.

Obviously the first thing you'll need to know is the cost of property in the Denver and how it compares. If you decide to rent an apartment in Denver it will cost you roughly 30% less than…
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