Denver Neighborhood – Berkley

Denver Neighborhood – Berkeley

Located in Northwest Denver, Berkeley has seen some recent development. New businesses, remodels and new homes.  Close to restaurants, arts, entertainment, parks, spas, boutique stores and more. Tennyson Street is the place to be. With festivals and other great treats.

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Berkeley is an artistic area with live music, theater and arts. They have a great first Friday Art Walk too!

You will find that Berkeley has home architecture that includes the Denver Square, town homes and some modern new builds.

 

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Near-by Parks: Berkeley Lake Park and Rocky Mountain Lake Park

24 Minutes to DownTown

42 Minutes to Shopping (Cherry Creek Mall)

5 Minutes to I-70

Closest Grocery Store is King Soopers and Sprouts

Walk Score: 87

Bike Score: 73

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Denver Neighborhood – Virginia Village & Virginia Vale

Denver Neighborhood – Virginia Village & Virginia Vale

Located just southeast of Downtown Denver and just outside of Cherry Creek. These neighborhoods tout the largest mid-century modern homes. It also has a combination or brick frame, ranch and two story homes.

Before 1950 this area was surrounded by orchards and farmlands. Now, it is a vibrant Denver Neighborhood!

Make sure to check out the Four Mile House, which features 12 acres of some of Denver’s Oldest standing structures, exhibits and special events!

Photo Credit: fourmilepark.org

Photo Credit: fourmilepark.org

More Information:

Near-by Parks: Infinity Park, Ash Grove Park and Four Mile Historic Park

26 Minutes to Downtown Denver

9 Minutes to Shopping (Cherry Creek Mall)

10 Minutes to I-25

Closest Grocery Store is King Soopers

Walk Score: 63

Bike Score: 68

Virginia Village & Virginia Vale Postal Zip Codes: 80224

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jumbo Home Loans and 80 10 10

To many folks all loans are JUMBO. However, what is a jumbo home loans? What is the limit on a loan for it to be considered Jumbo?

What is an 80 10 10?

Brett Baird and Mike Kenevan help answer these home loan questions.

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To find what the cap is for an area you are looking at refinancing or purchasing in you will need to speak to a lender directly, as the values change per city.

For more information please feel free to contact Brett, Mike or myself.

 Sarah Bowles Colorado Native Realtor 720-83-SARAH (72724)

Mike Kenevan AmeriFirst Lending 303-901-9978

Brett Baird CityWide Lending 303-548-7334

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Amortization Schedule

What the heck is an Amortization Schedule?

Brett and Mike superior Colorado Lenders help answer some of the top lending and home loan questions they get asked.

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For more information please feel free to contact Brett, Mike or myself.

 Sarah Bowles Colorado Native Realtor 720-83-SARAH (72724)

Mike Kenevan AmeriFirst Lending 303-901-9978

Brett Baird CityWide Lending 303-548-7334

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Home Loans bought and sold

When you get a home loan there are many times that the loan will be bought and sold. What does that mean exactly? Mike Kenevan and Brett Baird my top Lenders are here to explain.

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For more information please feel free to contact Brett, Mike or myself.

 Sarah Bowles Colorado Native Realtor 720-83-SARAH (72724)

Mike Kenevan AmeriFirst Lending 303-901-9978

Brett Baird CityWide Lending 303-548-7334

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Denver Neighborhood – Washington Park – Wash Park

Denver Neighborhood – Washington Park – Wash Park

This Denver neighborhood has earned its name due to the South Central Denver Park Washington Park. Commonly referred to as Wash Park, this links its inhabitants to transport, restaurants, stores and local bars. Wash park is always filled with life!

The large park offers a little relief from the city, with large open areas, a lake, play ground, running/walking path, volleyball and even a venue!

 

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Looking out on the Washington Park Boathouse and Smith Lake Photo Credit: Suzy Guese

 

 

Made up of young professionals and families this area has numerous apartment buildings, condos, Victorian homes, two story houses, bungalows and new builds.

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Near-by Parks: Wash Park

16 Minutes to DownTown

8 Minutes to Shopping (Cherry Creek Mall)

5 Minutes to I-25

Closest Grocery Store is Whole Foods

Walk Score: 56

Bike Score: 72

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Denver Neighborhood – Belcaro

Denver Neighborhood – Belcaro

Named for the 54 room Georgian Country Estate and tennis pavilion built by Belcaro. This Denver neighborhood houses the Phipps Mansion.

Belcaro homes are large, generously sized gardens and tree lined streets.  Great for anyone who needs to commute into the city center, and wishes to spend leisure time at home in a relaxing environment.

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Near-by Parks: Bonnie Brae and Pulaski

16 Minutes to DownTown

15 Minutes to Shopping (Cherry Creek Mall)

5 Minutes to I-25

Closest Grocery Store is King Soopers

Walk Score: 62

Bike Score: 68

Belcaro Postal Zip: 80209

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Denver Neighborhood – West Colfax

Denver Neighborhood – West Colfax

West Colfax has been previously known for its car dealerships, pawnshops, check-cashing store and retro motels. With new development in the area this little neighborhood is seeing some dramatic changes. West Colfax is best know for “…the world’s weirdest Mexican Resturant” – Westword AKA Casa Bonita. Featuring pirate cave, cliff divers, gun fights, arcade and a intricate levels of atmospheric dinning.

The local community had come together to recreate this neighborhood with such initiatives as: Extreme Community Makeover

 

Due to the redevelopment of this area, near by areas such as Sloans Lake and Jefferson Park are seeing increasing popularity and growth.

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Near-by Parks: Sloans Lake and Sanchez Park

4 Minutes to DownTown

27 Minutes to Shopping (Cherry Creek Mall) or 20 Minute to Mills Mall

8 Minutes to I-25

Closest Grocery Store is Safeway

Walk Score: 60

Bike Score: 78

 

 

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Denver Neighborhood – Baker

Denver Neighborhood – Baker

The diverse, dynamic and decorative 1870 neighborhood has played a central role in the history of Denver. With a diverse urban population, beautiful historic homes and a close proximity to the Broadway Corridor (SoBo). On the west side of Baker is the Santa Fe Arts District. With over 40 galleries, shops and restaurants. Make sure to participate in First Friday Art Walk!

Photos by Karl Gehring, The Denver Post

The Baker Neighborhood is filled with Queen Anne Victorians, bungalows, duplexes, some high rises and brightly painted Victorians!

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Near-by Parks: Dailey Park and Sucken Gardens 

4 Minutes to DownTown

10 Minutes to Shopping (Cherry Creek Mall)

5 Minutes to I-25

Walk Score: 88

Bike Score: 94

Closest Grocery Store is Albertsons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Denver Neighborhood – Whittier

Denver Neighborhood – Whittier

This historic Denver neighborhood is just northeast of Downtown Denver. Near-by neighborhoods include Five Points and West City Park. Mostly consisting of single-family homes in styles of Victorian, Denver square and Queen Anne style with tree lined streets all built in the early 20th century. This neighborhood was considered one of Denver’s FIRST suburban areas. registered in 1868.

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Some the few near by parks are: City Park, City Park Golf Course, Curtis Park and Fuller Park.

One of the noteable landmarks is the Gothic Red Brick, St. Ignatius Loyala Church. Completed in 1924 with its majestic twin bell towers.

Other information:

6 Minutes to DownTown

13 Minutes to Shopping (Cherry Creek Mall)

5 Minutes to I-25

Closest Grocery Store – Safeway

Walk Score: 76

Bike Score: 97