Living Urban in Denver: Real Estate Blog

 

Private + mature property in the Berkeley/Regis Neighborhood.

Homey, quiet, large Cape Cod home on rare triple lot with 5 bedrooms total of which 4 are above grade! Beautiful hardwoods throughout including the 2 bedrooms upstairs, home retains character and unique charm that is hard to find these days. Peer out each and every window only to see an abundance of greenery, multiple patio hang out spaces including a screened in back porch.

Basement has been finished out as a cinema room with built in speakers plus large bedroom with above grade windows. And to keep your mind at ease all systems have been updated plus new windows, newer roof, new sewer line....nothing to worry about!

Listed by Lauren Eddy for Live Urban Real Estate. Please

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You may be asking yourself, "is it really in my best interest to buy a home now?"  With all of the bleak news about the economy, jobs and the housing market many of us have thrown our hands in the air and given up.  But when you look at the advantages of purchasing in a market like this the question isn't really "should I buy" it's "which house should I buy?"  The Wall Street Journal's article, 10 Reasons to Buy a Home states it beautifully.  Here are the top 5:

1. You can get a good deal. Especially if you play hardball. This is a buyer's market. Most of the other buyers have now vanished, as the tax credits on purchases have just expired. We're four to five years into the biggest housing bust in modern history. And prices have come down a

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Is it possible to help the environment and save money at the same time?  It may sound like a contradiction but with the new solar panel "rental" promotion, this scenario is becoming a reality.

Finally, the average homeowner can reduce their carbon footprint and save money too.  Going solar has never been easier.  Years ago it would have cost thousands to purchase and install a photovoltaic system and would take 10+ years to recoup your costs. 

Local solar installers such as Boulder's Namaste Solar, have partnered up with a financing company to provide solar system "rentals".  With little or no up front cost, you can have a photovoltaic system installed and maintained for less than your current monthly electrical bill.  The current energy rate is

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