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One of those “once in a lifetime” opportunities!

This property sits tucked away on over 1.4 acres of near complete privacy, bordered by a small creek running through and surrounded by an abundance of trees, including black walnut, peach, plum, nectarine, apple, maple, oak, and tulip. Views in all directions, yet still close in for easy commuting and amenities. Private gated entrance, No HOA. Garden area on timed watering system, and nearby chicken coop & shed. Foothills open space sits just to the east, offering unobstructed views of Downtown/DTC. Inside features a gorgeous floor-to-ceiling stone wood-burning fireplace. Updates throughout, including new luxury carpeting/pad, updated kitchen & bathrooms, tankless H2O heater. Walkout basement, hot

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2019 is an odd numbered year and that means new tax assessments.  

Notice of Valuations for all properties, except personal property, are sent out May 1st, so you should have already received yours. As Colorado homeowners are receiving their new Tax Assessments, many are surprised that the value of their home - and their new tax assessment - has increased drastically since 2017.

How is Property Tax Calculated?

The calculation of property tax is: Market Value of Property x Assessment Rate x Mill Levy = Property Tax

The most subjective part of this process is determining the properties “Market Value”.  

The tax assessor’s office will look at market sales over the past 2 years in calculating the Market Value of the property.  For 2019 the sales

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Welcome to your bright and airy multi-level home!

The main level vaulted ceilings bring in so much light to the family room/kitchen area. Enjoy afternoons on your deck, with a covered area for shade. The gas grill stays, with an attached gas line so you will never run out of fuel mid barbecue! Inside you will find all new carpet, an updated main floor half bath, and new light fixtures! The master bedroom is a quiet retreat, on it’s own level upstairs. The remaining bedrooms and loft area are a few steps higher. The downstairs garden level living space is expansive, for use as a family/living room. There is also a main floor study/den that is away from the main activity of the home; add some french doors and it will transform to a quiet

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Welcome home to the highly desirable Solterra neighborhood!

This stunning end-unit townhome has an open layout main floor with updated light fixtures, stainless steel appliances + beautiful wood flooring. Enjoy lounging on your front patio with mountain views and cooking out on your back porch equipped with gas hookup.  Lounge upstairs in your 3 spacious bedrooms with a convenient laundry area. Need off-street parking? This unit has a 2-car attached garage and a partial basement perfect for storage. The Solterra neighborhood has a spectacular infinity pool and community clubhouse.  You are going to love living in this luxurious townhome with easy access to walking trails, Red Rocks Amphitheater and 470 highway.

Listed by Kathleen Male for West

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The quintessential urban farm that you have been dreaming about...

complete with recently expanded + remodeled modern farmhouse, fruit producing trees, raised garden beds, chicken coop, 3-stall loafing shed, fenced pasture, round pen and huge heated workshop perfect for projects or storage! You’ll love waking up to amazing views of North Table Mountain, entertaining in your open-floorpan kitchen, and relaxing in your outdoor hot tub while the sun sets. Enjoy backyard fresh eggs, take a ride at Fairmount Park, or hit the trails to nearby New Terrain Brewery! Jeffco School buses stop at the driveway, it’s a quick bike ride into Golden, and the G-Line light-rail station is less than 3 miles away. Welcome home to Unincorporated Jeffco + Golden’s

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It’s every homeowner’s worst nightmare: You think that everything is perfectly fine and then a major home repair issue springs up out of nowhere. 

It could be a burst pipe, a leaky roof, or a broken window. No matter what the issue may be, you need it fixed and you need the work done fast. However, how can you be better prepared to cover the costs associated with these unexpected home repairs? By using these tips to save and reduce your repair stress. 

Start Putting More Money Into Your Emergency Fund

Think you don’t need a repair fund for your home? Even if you buy a brand new home or have one custom-built, you still need to sink some funds into an emergency savings account dedicated to covering home repairs. Because even with a brand new

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Welcome home to this bright and inviting home with lots of updates you are sure to love.

The living room is nice and bright with hardwood floors and a fireplace to keep you warm on those Colorado nights. The kitchen is updated with new quartz countertops, backsplash, painted cabinets, and a new stainless steel dishwasher and stove. There is also a pantry in the kitchen which is a perfect addition to all of the other cabinet space! Upstairs you will find the master with a large closet and two other bedrooms. This home boasts brand new central air conditioning, new water heater, new radon mitigation system, newer roof, newer windows, newer insulated siding, and an updated electrical panel. In addition to that, you have a Ring doorbell, an Ecobee

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Welcome to The Magic Cabin! 

This charming, 1942 vintage log cabin is situated on a serene 5 acre lot minutes from Rocky Mountain National Park. The property is surrounded by a beautiful forest, rock outcroppings, abundant wildlife and gorgeous views which can all be enjoyed on the large wrap around deck!  Enjoy mountain living at its best!  The sunny + bright living room is anchored by a beautiful stone fireplace, original wood paned glass windows, and a wood beamed ceiling.  The charming kitchen has a 1940’s coal burning stove and huge picture window overlooking the beautiful surroundings.  The main floor also offers a flex room, mud room w/ a Dutch door, laundry, a full bath and a spacious master bedroom.  Upstairs there are 2 non-conforming

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Great starter home in Barnum, located just a short drive or bike ride to the W-Line light rail, hopping West Colfax + Sloan’s Lake!

So much room to spread out - living room, updated open plan kitchen/family room and large laundry room. Granite counters, stainless appliances, 42” cabinets, newer roof, new exterior paint and carpet. Four bedrooms + two baths = great for roommates, home office space, or income potential. Situated on large lot with detached storage shed and great garden/entertaining potential. Convenient front street driveway and carport. Check out nearby Barnum Park, which was just completely renovated - stellar city views and dog park! Welcome home.

Listed by Tara Curry + Liz Thompson for West + Main Homes. Please contact Tara +

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Great opportunity in Green Valley Ranch! 

Skylights and windows flood the open main level of this two story home.  Newer appliances and new laminate flooring throughout.  The second floor boasts a large master and second bedroom with walk-in closets.  Spacious loft could easily be converted into an additional bedroom.  Basement offers a large third bedroom w/bath, perfect for out of town guests. Newer carpet, newer roof and exterior paint.  Brand new washer and dryer.  Private backyard w/patio, lush landscape and gardens perfect for outdoor entertaining.  Enjoy your Colorado Summer evenings relaxing in the brand new hot tub.  Don’t miss this great home in a great location!

Listed by Kate Whipple for West + Main Homes. Please contact Kate for

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