March 2018

Found 26 blog entries for March 2018.


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Accessory Dwelling Units (or ADU's) are a popular topic amongst West + Main agents and our clients.

Even so, we understand that many people do not understand why ADU's (also sometimes referred to as Granny Flats...more on that later) are so important in Denver's housing shortage -- and why we think that they offer at least part of a solution.

Denver certainly isn't alone at the forefront of this movement...cities like Portland, Seattle, and Austin are also seeing its residents constructing, fighting for, and thriving in ADU's...so let's start there:


From "The Granny Flats are Coming" on CityLab:

When Kol Peterson moved to Portland, Oregon, in 2010, affordable housing was a priority, as it was for many newcomers in this

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At West + Main we are HUGE local coffee shop fans...and you'll often find us camping out, meeting clients, or just hanging out + enjoying all of the different + awesome roasters around the Denver area. So, we were psyched when we saw this list from Food + Wine Magazine, which includes some shops that are new to us, too!

There's never been a better time to be a coffee drinker here in the United States. After decades of sporadic gains, the years surrounding the turn of the century saw this country enter into something like a Golden Age of caffeine consumption. Today, the effects of this seismic transformation are being felt not only in each of the 50 states, but around the globe, as well. And we're not done yet. With the elder statesmen of the bean-fueled

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With the Colorado Rockies’ home opener less than two weeks away on April 6, here are some tips for making the most out of what is affectionately called Purple St. Patty’s Day: 

Wear purple!

If you don't own a Rockies shirt, now is the time to get one. Rockies apparel is available at Target, Old Navy, Dick’s, and King Soopers. Showing team spirit is cool!

Prep for any kind of weather.
Currently the 10-day weather forecast on weather.com is calling for a high of 56F and overcast with possible rain showers on Opening Day. But this being Colorado, you might also want to pack sunscreen and sunglasses along with your rain poncho. And your gloves and beanie just in case it snows.

Wear comfortable shoes.
You will definitely be doing some walking, as a lot of the

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Whether you’re fresh out of college or considering a new opportunity elsewhere, chances are there’s a promising start-up near you—or if you prefer, thousands of miles away. Likewise, if you’re an entrepreneur looking to launch your own start-up, you’re no longer limited to Silicon Valley, the Silicon Prairie, or any of the other “Silicon” locales established a decade ago.

You can’t, however, just throw a dart at a US map and expect overnight success. The non-tech press tends to put forth the narrative that the entire country is in the middle of a constant start-up explosion—this isn’t necessarily true. Previous hotspots have cooled (though they’re no less vibrant), and new ones have popped up in unexpected areas (Denver, anyone?), but compiling a

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Thanks to a 2015 settlement agreement between the New York Attorney General and the three credit reporting agencies, big changes are on the way for credit reporting. The change will be nationwide. The changes are being made in three phases with the most noteworthy and significant being phase three, which started in September and must be implemented by June 8, 2018.

The most crucial aspect of this is around medical collections:
  • Experian, Trans Union and Equifax will reject any credit reporting of a collection that is not at least 180 days old. This gives the consumer time to pay the collection before it is reported.
  • Medical collections that are paid (or are being paid through insurance) will either be removed or suppressed from credit reports.
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LOCATION: West + Main – 2632 Blake St

EVENT CATEGORIES: First Fridays | Art Events

UPCOMING DATES AND TIMES Fri, April 6, 2018 – Sun, April 29th, 2018

Join us on April 6th from 6-9 pm with a brand new First Friday art opening, "Grande Autumn Shizzle", with Heather W. Ernst. Add some art to your home/office for a great cause. 10% of every sale from this show will benefit The Mental Health Center of Denver.



SPECIAL THANKS to our First Friday sponsor: Chad Humphrey, Finance of America Mortgage.

Mile High Mortgage Guy NMLS 1247168





Enjoy treats + tunes, and be sure to check out other RiNo First Friday galleries in the area.

This show will be on display at 2632 Blake Street from April 6th - April 29th and was curated by The Art of Home Team with West +

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