Friday, October 21, 2011

Denver ranks 10th in U.S. on housing-market strength

Denver ranks 10th out of the nation’s top 100 cities in the strength of its housing market, according to new data from market-intelligence firm Hanley Wood LLC.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Beating the Cost of LEED

 "Affordable LEED Gold housing comes to Dallas, with no corrugated steel or recycled tires involved." We think that this is a great example of how to incorporate LEED design in the residential community. Take a look!

Friday, October 14, 2011

Fish House by Guz Architecture

This is an amazing vacation home in Singapore designed by Guz Architects. Check out the rest of this blog posting to see the remaining photos.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Parade of Affordable Homes Announced

A non-profit housing developer is hosting a Parade of Affordable Homes on Oct. 22.
The Community Resources & Housing Development Corp. will showcase eight homes in  and unincorporated Adams County. All of the homes featured are considered affordable for most working families in the Denver metro area and have been renovated through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
The Parade will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and each home will have real estate professionals and non-profit staff members available to answer questions.
A list of homes is available at

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Smoothing Out

Denver, Philly, San Fran See Some Stability
With the exception of Friday’s report on personal incomes and spending, economic data released last week were generally more positive than perhaps anticipated.  Consumer confidence increased slightly in September, first-time jobless claims fell to their lowest levels since early April, and revised final 2nd quarter GDP estimates showed the economy steadily expanding.  Better economic data domestically was not able to offset the negative sentiment created by continued debt concerns in the Eurozone.  

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Monday, October 3, 2011

Best Cities for Seniors

Forget the Sunbelt: Colder Areas Top New List of Best Cities for Seniors

While sunny locales in the West and South often top retirement destination lists, a new survey of the best places for older residents found that many colder-weather areas actually offer the highest quality of life for seniors.
Using health, economic, and other quality-of-life measures, the survey named the folliwng 10 metro areas:
1. Minneapolis
2. Boston
3. Pittsburgh
4. Cleveland
5. Denver
6. Milwaukee
7. San Francisco
8. Portland, Ore.
9. Kansas City, Mo.
10. Newark, N.J.
Click Here to read the entire article by US News