Denver Affordable Housing

Oct. 19, 2014

Old Denver Hood Gets Facelift

aparment buildingIt’s nearly complete! The seven-story Amaranth Apartment building at 11th Avenue and Gaylord commissioned by Denver developer MGL Partners LLC is nearly complete. The original building was bought in 2008 with the idea of building a luxury senior housing that had secured them a loan for $41.1, but the ...

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May 9, 2013

Spring Has Sprung with New Developments North of Denver

constructionThe ground is thawing, the dirt is moving, and builders are jumping on the momentum of the hot Denver real estate market by announcing two new developments just north of the city.

A recent survey by the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo revealed that builder confidence is ...

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March 23, 2013

FHA Monthly Mortgage Insurance Increase Alert

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) recently announced plans to raise its monthly mortgage insurance, effective April 1, 2013. An overview of the proposed changes includes the following:Bank Mortgage

  • The upcoming increase will be the fifth FHA increase to mortgage insurance premiums since 2009.
  • The monthly mortgage insurance will be in effect ...
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Feb. 8, 2013

VA Loans for Our Returning Heroes

FlagWith 20,000 troops returning from Afghanistan in 2013, many service members will be getting out of the military or entering the reserves. For military families it will be a twofold return. For the troops it means a return to their bases in the United States. As they begin to ...

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June 16, 2011

Denver Homes for Sale: The Capitol Hill Neighborhood

The Capitol Hill area is Denver's most densely populated neighborhood.  Bounded by Seventh Avenue, Downing Street, Broad way, and Colfax Avenue, this neighborhood is located in the eastern part of the city and is considered to be a separate neighborhood from the one referred to as "North Capitol ...

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June 14, 2011

Housing Market Profile: Denver vs. Other American Cities

People who are looking for a home to purchase can either pay all cash up front or secure a mortgage.  Most people must of course opt for the latter option, but whether you are a cash buyer or in need of a loan, one thing that should be of ...

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June 2, 2011

Denver: Fourth of July Celebrations Galore

Like many American cities, Denver hosts a traditional American Fourth of July celebration each year.  Unlike most cities, however, they include activities and attractions that are as far from typical as they are patriotic.  The 2011 celebration in Four Mile Park, for example, is slated to include visits ...

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May 31, 2011

Media Outlets in Denver, Colorado

In some senses, Denver, Colorado is a mid-sized city; its greater metropolitan area is not as large as that of New York or Los Angeles, for example.  When it comes to media outlets, however, Denver has all the hallmarks of one of America's great cities.  Denver homes ...

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May 16, 2011

Jefferson Park: Citizen Action Improves Neighborhood

Denver, Colorado has two neighborhoods named after parks that honor a beloved president: Lincoln Park and Jefferson Park.  Denver homes in Jefferson Park offer residents an urban lifestyle with a short commute in to the city to work.  The recent history of Jefferson Park includes successful efforts on ...

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April 28, 2011

Denver Crime Statistics

No major American city is free from crime, and even small towns have their share of problems.  When it comes to large metropolitan areas, though, some are much more riddled with crime than others.  Denver, Colorado is an example of an American city with relatively low crime rates ...

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