There are 42 blog entries for May 2011.
Saturday, May 28th, 2011 at 9:51am. 494 Views, 0 Comments.
Cherry Creek is a vibrant and fun neighborhood in Denver.There are many newer residences and businesses mixed in with some of Denver's finest older homes
The neighborhood is centrally located in the south-central area of Denver and is a mixture of dense urban development, wonderful shops and restaurants and tree lined residential streets. Cherry Creek is so centralized that everything you could want or need is right in the neighborhood without sacrificing any amenities: gyms, cafes, supermarkets and upscale shops. The neighborhood is a balanced mix of old-school architecture and modern comforts.
For shopping you must try the upscale, enclosed shopping mall, Cherry Creek Shopping Center, which anchors the neighborhood. Second, the main…
Saturday, May 28th, 2011 at 12:33am. 218 Views, 0 Comments.
OPEN HOUSES IN COLORADO ON SATURDAY MAY 28, 2011
Rachel Betz - Colorado Real Estate KW Open House:
Saturday May 28th 2401 E. 5th Avenue Denver, CO 80206 Cherry Creek North Neighborhood
No detail has been overlooked! This historic Sanctuary is the epitome of comfortable, luxurious living! While feeling as though you’re a world away, you’re blocks from everything Cherry Creek North has to offer! Saint John’s Gardens offers you the privacy and outdoor space of residential living, with the security and ease of a maintenance-free life style. The time has come for you to enjoy your life & your home—not maintain it.
There are no words or images that can capture the truly sumptuous & relaxing feel of this home. The quiet solitude makes evenings…
Friday, May 27th, 2011 at 4:25pm. 317 Views, 0 Comments.
Aurora Moving Tips - When Price Is A Concern
Moving can be a challenging experience in itself, and if price is a concern you can use these Aurora moving tips to help save a few dollars.
1. Make some extra money for the move
To help cover some of your moving costs hold a garage sale. You have probably uncovered quite a few things that you are ready to get rid of when you started packing for the move, so now would be a great time to sell them at a garage sale.
You'll have less to move by selling the items now and won’t have to end up taking them with you, plus you'll be able to pocket some money as well. You can put up a free classified ad in the newspaper, on the Internet and make a homemade sign that you can put up at…
Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 2:16pm. 581 Views, 0 Comments.
Here is a great article we wanted to pass along Colorado home owners...
How to Set Your Water Heater Temperature the Right Way
by Martin Newmark
Setting your water heater temperature is simple, you turn the knob. But wait, where is that knob? How much should you turn it? How can you set it so that you use the least amount of energy and still not run out of hot water in your shower or bath? This article will answer those questions.
On a gas water heater the thermostat is on the gas valve at the front of the water heater. It looks like this:
On an electric water heater there are usually two and they are under two covers on the side of the water heater. Be sure to turn off the power to an electric water heater before opening these panels.
Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 1:10pm. 379 Views, 0 Comments.
Broomfield OK's Prospect Ridge Academy charter schoolBy Joe Rubino, Camera Staff WriterPosted: 05/25/2011 08:48:28 AM MDT
BROOMFIELD -- For supporters of Prospect Ridge Academy charter school, it seems the third City Council meeting was a charm. That and a new construction site.
On Tuesday night, the Broomfield City Council unanimously approved agreements that will allow Prospect Ridge Academy, an Adams 12 district-approved charter school, to begin construction of a new 45,750-square-foot school building in the city's North Park neighborhood.
The support comes after two contentious City Council meetings, in November and February, where the council and school officials butted heads over neighborhood zoning regulations, safety concerns and…
Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 at 3:04pm. 218 Views, 0 Comments.
During my daily Internet surfing and thanks to NATNEWS from North American Title, I found a great article about things that will take away value from you home. You shouldn't be surprised to learn, but the number one factor in determining your homes value (or lack thereof) is LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION. Check out other things below.
8 Factors That Devalue a Good HomeBy Janet Fowler
If you're considering selling your home, there are a number of factors you should consider regarding the resale value of your property. Some of these issues may devalue your home or scare some potential buyers away entirely, even if your home is an otherwise outstanding property.
Consider these eight factors when listing your home:
1. Location, location,…
Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 at 12:43pm. 313 Views, 0 Comments.
Looking for a new restaurant in Denver? Can't decide where to go this weekend? Try this new link:
to find the best restaurants in Denver!
Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 at 12:18pm. 170 Views, 0 Comments.
Colorado Family/Base Camping Checklist
Note: This list is intentionally extensive. Not every family will bring every item on every trip.
In and around camp
- Tent (with stakes and guylines)
- Tent footprint
- Tent-pole repair sleeve
- Sun shade, tarp or screen house
- Sleeping bags (with optional liners)
- Sleeping pads/air mattresses
- Pad/mattress repair kit
- Pump for air mattresses
- Multi-tool or knife
- Daypacks (see our Day Hiking checklist)
- Trekking poles
- Child carrier
- Rolling jogger
- Folding chairs
- Folding table
- Other furniture __________________
- Headlamps (with extra batteries)
- Flashlights (with extra batteries, bulbs)
- Lanterns (with mantles, if needed)
- Lantern fuel or
Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 at 10:22am. 301 Views, 0 Comments.
If you have tried to refinance or purchase a home in Colorado recently you know the process requires much more paperwork then it did in the past. Investors and underwriters are more diligent when underwriting files and require everything to be documented and explained. Mortgage investors are especially meticulous when it pertains to income, assets, or credit.
Documenting assets, specifically bank statements, is probably the biggest change in the mortgage industry over the last few years. Once upon a time you would provide your mortgage lender with bank statements verifying you have funds for down payment and/or enough liquid assets to cover two month of your mortgage payment. In the rare instance if you had a large deposit of over a few…
Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 at 12:27am. 277 Views, 0 Comments.
Let's be Respectful of Water Restrictions
If you live in the city of Aurora the water restrictions went into effect on May 1st.
Aurora has always had plenty of water because the residents have been very respectful of the restrictions.
Aurora residents cannot water more than 3 times a week or between the hours of 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
The city recommends that you can hand water your trees for just 30 minutes once a month all year long starting May1st.
To see how much water is being used to water the lawn put a empty tuna can in the center of the yard and when it’s full your lawn has had enough watering.
The City of Aurora for a fee of