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Over the past 30+ years, the Denver Digs Trees program has provided more than 51,000 trees to Denver residents, helping to enhance quality of life in our city.

Trees beautify our neighborhoods, enhance property values, lower utility costs, improve air and water quality, and much more! Important Info:

For each tree you request, you MUST identify whether it is a 'Street Tree' or a "Yard Tree.' You may apply for 'Street Trees, 'Yard Trees,' or both!

    'Street Trees' are for planting along the street (in the public right-of-way) These trees may be planted either in the 'tree lawn' (area between the sidewalk and the curb) or, in the absence of a tree lawn, at a distance within 10 feet of the curb. In…
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Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Denver, but across the entire metro.

The median price for a two-bedroom in apartment in Denver stands at $1,340 as of January 2019. That’s an 0.1 percent decrease over December but a 2.5 percent increase over the past year, according to the report.

Denver's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 2.2 percent, as well as the national average of 0.9 percent.

Of the 10 largest cities in the metro, nine of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Brighton has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 16.3%. The median two-bedroom there
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Despite what feels like a major market shift, home sellers in Metro Denver are still in control in all housing price ranges, except homes priced over $1 million where homebuyers and sellers are on equal footing.

In 2018, compared to 2017, the number of home sales was down 5.52 percent and housing inventory was up 44.71 percent by year-end. 2018 marked a record-high home sales price reaching an average of $473,539 and median of $409,900 for the entire residential market (single-family and condos), up 8.34 percent and 7.87 percent year over year respectively.

“Sellers celebrated in the first half of the year with a crazy blur of multiple offers and fast sales,” said Jill Schafer, Chair of the DMAR Market Trends

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Not everyone likes to go out and shop for gifts for people but almost everyone loves getting gifts. Some people love getting very thoughtful gifts and some prefer money.  This weeks Real Vocabulary topic is a bit more complex than receiving the average everyday gift. The good news is that its not too complicated. There are just a few things you will want to be aware of so that receiving said monies doesn’t affect your chances of getting approved for a loan.  

If you are planning to buy a home and your favorite Aunt or Grandparents decide they would just looove to contribute to your future home!  Exciting isn't it?  But first, you're going to want to stop, collaborate + listen.    Number #1: make sure that the funds can be verified.  In some cases

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For a price of $11 million, John Denver's 7,735 square foot Aspen mansion could be yours. 

Aspen roads can take you home to the place once owned by John Denver.

The public got a glimpse of the musician’s residence on Thursday through an open house after the gated-community property between Aspen and Woody Creek hit the market for $11 million.

The house at 570 Johnson Drive was built in 1972, a year after Denver’s single, “Take Me Home, Country Roads” lit his stardom en route to over 33 million records sold worldwide before his untimely death at age 53.

Aspen couple Denis and Kelly O’Donovan bought the house in December 2016 for $2.75 million — $8 million under the original asking price, which included a guest house on a nearby lot that was

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This second floor condo in the heart of Capitol Hill still has many original features of a classic Victorian Home such as interior brick walls, fire place, French doors and wood floors.

Sunlight pours through the many large windows throughout and the oversized bedroom has west facing windows and two closets. Current owner has added ceiling fans and brand new gas range/oven and refrigerator; and HOA recently replaced the roof. A few more perks: Dogs are allowed, new washing and dryer in basement is included in the HOA and a separate storage area is in the attic. The condo is located at the cross streets of 11th and Emerson, just 6 blocks from Cheeseman, less than 2 blocks from King Soopers making it a perfect Denver location!

Listed by Emily

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Completely remodeled 2bed/1bath condo located just minutes from I25 or 76.

This first-floor condo boasts end unit, with no upstairs unit. Private yard with access to greenbelt. Granite countertops, new sink and faucet, new laminate wood flooring and carpet. Washer/dryer included! Open dining room/living room floor plan with a real wood burning fireplace. Large oversized closets in master bedroom. Walking distance of the new N line light rail to open in 2019. This affordable price point in highly desirable area will not last long!

Listed by Corey Frith for West + Main Homes. Please contact Corey for current pricing + availability.



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This darling home has been so well loved and designed.

The upgrades run throughout and the open floorplan lets in plenty of natural light. Large, open kitchen, main floor office with amazing views of the mountains and neighborhood pond, lots of walking paths and great community amenities (top of the line pools and rec center), large master suite with huge master closet, additional bedroom, bathroom, media room and wet bar in the basement for your enjoyment!

Listed by Kendra Lanterman for West + Main Homes. Please contact Kendra for current pricing + availability. 


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What an amazing year! 

In 2018, the team at West + Main Homes had the pleasure of helping over 400 clients find a new place to call home, the perfect buyer, or a great investment property. We're grateful for every opportunity...thank you for referring and trusting us with your Real Estate business!

We’re ending the year with stats we are really proud of...over $180 million dollars in closed volume, 15 average days on market for our listings + an average list to sold percentage of price of over 100%. Our closed transactions ranged from $6,100 (a Downtown Denver parking space) to over $4,000,000 (a beautiful home in Boulder) and everywhere in between!

More importantly, we are so incredibly grateful that West + Main continues to attract

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Don’t miss out on this affordable, ground level 2 bed/1 bath condo in a quiet Westminster neighborhood.

A little TLC will make this a wonderful starter home or investor opportunity; the price is adjusted accordingly.  The spacious kitchen features a window and a breakfast bar. Step out on the recently renovated deck and enjoy a beverage while you appreciate the privacy of the greenway. The gated deck makes a perfect outside retreat for playing in the large, fenced yard. Stay in on chilly nights and keep warm in front of the cozy, wood fireplace.Closets throughout the unit provide plenty of storage space! Oversized master bedroom boasts tons of closet space, view of the greenway, and easy access to laundry & bathroom. Centrally located with easy

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