Is this slowdown here to stay? The September 2017 Denver Real Estate Statistics show a big slowdown overall. Signs show that this may be more of a slowdown than typical seasonal slowing. For example, the number of homes sold and the number of new listings are lower this September than they were in September 2016 or September Read more…

Neighborhood Profile: Globeville Globeville History: Globeville’s land was originally purchased by the Globe Smelting and Refining Company in the late 1880’s. Just like today, the area was primarily industrial. The neighborhood included the smelt plant, other packing plants and the railroads. These three industries were a big draw for people looking for employment. Globeville became its own incorporated town by Read more…

Neighborhood Profile: East Colfax East Colfax History: In the late 1850’s gold prospectors and settlers would travel west to Denver over a branch of the Smoky Hill Trail. This trail connected the smaller town of Denver to the nearest big city in the east. Soon the trail would become known as the Kansas City Road. In 1896, Read more…

Wishing you a sweet and peaceful new year.

The August 2017 Denver Real Estate Statistics show the late summer market slowly winding down. Much like what we saw last month, August 2017 showed a drop in the median sales price, an increase in the number of days on the market, and less new listings. However, unlike July 2017, in August we saw a slight increase Read more…

Neighborhood Profile: University Park University Park History: University Park owes much of its history to it’s proximity to the University of Denver. The school was originally founded as Colorado Seminary by John Evans in 1864. However, in 1880 the school added the name the University of Denver. Just a few years later the school outgrew its original site Read more…

Neighborhood Profile: South Park Hill South Park Hill History: Speculators purchased most of South Park Hill from the federal government in the 1860’s. It was Prussian German, Baron Allois Guillaume Eugen Von Winckler, however, who’s credited as “the father of Park Hill.” Winckler came to Denver in 1884 at the age of 25 and soon after was Read more…

Sloan Lake Sloan Lake History: Thomas Sloan and his wife Sarah staked claim to 160 acres of what is now the Sloan Lake neighborhood in 1862. The Ohio couple moved to Denver in 1959, and ran a bar and boarding house on Larimer Street. The lake did not actually exist on the original homestead. Rumor has it that Mr. Sloan Read more…

Neighborhood Profile: Barnum Barnum History: In 1865, right before the goldrush of the 1870’s, Daniel Witter bought 160 acres on the western edge of Denver. The land deal was meant to be a vast development known as Villa Park. He wanted to offer unique features, catering to Denver’s wealthy. Although money was raised for the project, lawsuits Read more…

The July 2017 Denver Real Estate Statistics show a significant decline in the hot summer real estate market. For the first time in months we are seeing a decline in the median sales price, the number of sold homes and the number of new listings. These statistics are indicative of typical seasonal slowing. Home sales are down Read more…

The June 2017 Denver Real Estate Statistics continue to show how busy the early summer season is for Denver real estate. The number of sold homes was up 4.18% and the number of new listings increased by 5.25%, both the highest they’ve been all year and good news for buyers and sellers. The median sales price dropped 1.29% to $385,000, while the Read more…

The May 2017 Denver Real Estate Statistics show a big jump into the busiest season of Denver real estate. The number of sold homes was up 16.8% and the number of new listings is higher than it has been all year. The median sales price also continues to rise and is now $390,000. Compare that to last year’s May Read more…