Property, Rentals, Transactions

Property, Rentals, Transactions

Witnesses Tell Tipton Cyber Threats Abound Ahead of House Intelligence Bill Vote

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) questioned a panel of witnesses on cyber threats posed to U.S. infrastructure by foreign actors including China. The hearing in the Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations was held on the heels of massive cyber security breaches that have compromised the sensitive personal information of millions of Americans

Independence Day Family Fun Festival to Benefit Save Our Sundial Project Coordinated and Co-Sponsored...

Mor Zucker of Team Denver Homes with Kentwood Real Estate Cherry Creek is helping coordinate and co-sponsor The Independence Day Family Fun Festival scheduled for Thursday, July 2, 2015 in Cranmer Park from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The special fundraising event will benefit Save Our Sundial, a project of the Park People. Ticket sales and donations will help restore Denver’s Sundial and Sundial Plaza, one of Denver’s most iconic landmarks located in Cranmer Park located at 4501 E. 1stAvenue.

Metro Denver Luxury Home Sales in May Increase Nine Percent Over Last Year with...

Metro Denver’s luxury home market continues strong with million-dollar closed residential sales in May increasing nine percent over May 2014. Closed luxury condominium sales remained unchanged from last year. There were 97 closed million dollar sales in May, with year-over-year numbers climbing 19.4 percent to 314 sales compared to 263 in 2014. Kentwood Real Estate enjoyed a 17 percent market share with 130 million dollar active listings.

EPA provides $200K to the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe to advance the revitalization of...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe $200K in Brownfields grant funding to clean up environmental contamination at the Old Housing Authority Building property in the center of the Lower Brule Community. Today’s announcement is among 243 EPA grant investments totaling $54.3 million to 147 communities across the U.S. These grants will provide communities with funding necessary to assess, clean and redevelop contaminated properties, boost local economies and leverage jobs while protecting public health and the environment.

Marcus & Millichap Closes Record Sale of Boulder Colo., Student Housing Community

Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), a leading commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the United States and Canada, today announced the sale of Plaza on Broadway, a 39-unit, 152-bed multifamily student housing community in Boulder, Colo. The property sold for $24.05 million, which equates to $616,667 per unit, $158,224 per bed and approximately $474 per square foot. The prices per unit and per square foot are all Colorado records for multifamily transactions over $10 million

Riverfront Homes Set for Completion in July the Shores at Breckenridge

The six semi-custom homes in the first phase are the first of 40 re-imagined designs in the riverfront community – developed by Boulder-based Meriwether Companies – since they acquired the property in partnership with San Diego-based Pathfinder Partners, LLC in June 2014.

RE/MAX University Under New Leadership

RE/MAX University (RU), is now guided by Amy Somerville, Vice President, Education and Training. Somerville, who has been with the RE/MAX corporate headquarters for seven years, will direct the activities of RU and all the company’s key education initiatives

The Ballen Group, a Top Nevada Real Estate Team, Expands to the Denver Real...

The Ballen Group at Keller Williams Realty has begun the expansion process to the Denver real estate market. The Ballen Group, known for their internet marketing specialties, has already set up their new website and have introduced their new partner for Denver, Jenny Dunlap.

CONAM ACQUIRES VALUE-ADD MULTIFAMILY PROPERTY WITHIN DENVER’S LARGEST EMPLOYMENT CENTER

The ConAm Group (ConAm), has acquired PeakView Place, a 296-unit apartment community in the Denver, Colorado market. PeakView Place is in the City of Englewood, which is within the heart of Denver’s largest employment center, the 850-acre Denver Technological Center (DTC).

Senate Passes Bennet’s Bipartisan Better Buildings Act

The Senate passed an energy efficiency bill yesterday that includes a bipartisan bill introduced by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet to boost the use of energy efficient technology by tenants in commercial buildings. Bennet originally introduced the bill with Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) in 2013

Colorado receives $7.6 million award from HUD to assist vulnerable Coloradans

Gov. John Hickenlooper joined the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Administrator Rick Garcia, and other nonprofits, mental health centers, and housing authorities today to celebrate the announcement of a $7.6 million award to the Colorado Division of Housing from HUD. The award is designed to provide rental vouchers for up to 411 vulnerable individuals.

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When searching for a real estate professional it’s helpful to start your search by meeting with agents that have assisted family or friends that you know and trust. During your meeting, ask if he or she is a Realtor®, a member of the National Association of Realtors®, and a professional who holds themselves to a higher ethical standard

Tipton Votes to Provide Relief from High Home Heating Costs

Congressman Scott Tipton highlighted legislation being considered in the House this week that would help provide relief for families struggling to pay rising costs to heat their homes. The legislation includes measures to provide relief to families by eliminating unnecessary bureaucratic restrictions that drive up the cost of energy production and increase the time it takes to transport energy resources to the communities that need them.

ATTORNEY GENERAL REACTS TO COURT RULINGS ON LOWER NORTH FORK FIRE MOTIONS

Late yesterday, Judge Dennis Hall of the Jefferson County District Court ruled on a series of motions regarding the Lower North Fork Fire. The judge granted motions by the state to dismiss all but the negligence claims that had been authorized by the General Assembly in the weeks immediately following the Lower North Fork wildfire. Judge Hall found that homeowners failed to allege facts and circumstances in support of other theories that would permit them to exceed limitations on claims contemplated under Colorado law

Udall Works to Safeguard Proactive, Cost-Saving Wildfire Prevention Efforts

As part of his longtime push to ensure firefighters have the resources they need to protect Colorado communities from wildfire, Mark Udall joined a bipartisan effort today in the U.S. Senate to modernize the funding structure for fighting and preventing wildfires. The bipartisan, money-saving bill prevents federal agencies from draining funding from proactive and cost-saving wildfire prevention programs and allows access to emergency funding to support immediate fire response.

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Polis statement on Obama Administration’s move to increase homeowner access to...

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) released the following statement on the Obama Administration’s announcement of new guidelines for families to install renewable energy and water conservation projects in their homes.

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Tipton: FHA Practices Pose Risk to Taxpayers

Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) questioned Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro during a House Committee on Financial Services oversight hearing to examine the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) precarious financial state 1st Priority Roofing