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Your home is likely the biggest investment of your lifetime. Treat your house like the gem it is and shine it up before putting it on the market for maximized profit and ease of sale. After all, a little elbow grease now could mean more cha ching later!

Wondering how to get top dollar for your home? Follow our easy tips:

Spruce it up

how to get top dollar for your home

When it comes to selling your home, it is only as good as it looks. You already know that first impressions are everything, so take the time to make the very best first impression with your house.
The first thing you’ll want to do is clean, clean, clean! Dust those shelves, mop those floors, and store clutter out of site. Adding storage boxes can provide double duty - eye appeal and clutter camouflage all in

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why didn't the average home price increase this month?

A seasonal shift may be coming to the Denver real estate market! DMAR’s June numbers (based on May data) look as though Denver’s summer slow down hit a bit early for 2018. But, with the market so hot one might mistake it for the blazing summer sun... why the early cloud cover?

Rebekah Robinson, Live Urban Real Estate Realtor, discusses the June numbers.

The Typical Summer Trend

Since Denver’s great recession recovery, the housing market’s peak appeared each spring (May/June), then entered the summer slowdown through July and August. Denver’s yearly spring real estate boom seems to arrive as temps warm and buyers begin hopping in their cars for a sunny day of house hunting.

Come midsummer, many buyers head out of the state for vacation,

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 Live Urban Denver Five Star Professionals Award 2017

Live Urban Agents Receive the 2017 Five Star Professionals Award

Every year, 5280 Magazine awards Denver Real Estate Professionals who stand out as providing top-notch service in the area. By taking a customer-centered approach to their research, Five Star Professional identifies Colorado brokers who display impressive follow through and client care, leaving their clients happy and confident in their home sale/purchase. We're overwhelmingly proud of this year's Live Urban Five Star award winners! 


One of Live Urban's Denver Highlands and Sloan's Lake experts, Melinda focuses on clear client communication and meaningful community involvement, leaving all of her clients happy as can be.


Kendall is a home

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Everyday, I'm helping people prepare to move into their new home. Although I eat, sleep, and breath Real Estate, my recent move into my new house brought new relevance to the experience. Below are my six pieces of advice for anyone moving into their new house.


1. Moving Sucks

There is nothing more grueling, tedious, or exhausting than moving everything you own. Be easy on yourself, according to, moving is the 4th most difficult situation people deal with in their life! Start packing early, ask for help, and HIRE movers!

2. Magic Paint 

It's literally a miracle in a bucket!
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Denver’s hot real estate market isn’t just inflating home prices, it’s ballooning rental fees as well! If you’re considering buying a rental property, you’re onto something. High rental demand in and around Denver has created a landlord friendly market, just waiting for cashflow savvy investors. With these 10 simple steps to buying a rental property, you’re on your way to cashing-in passive income. 

Buying A Rental Property

  1. Find a Neighborhood Close to the Action (But Not in the Heart of it)

You don’t want to pay top dollar for a rental property and home price is all about location. In order to capitalize on the business of a city center while keeping purchase cost low, look to the outskirts of your closest city and avoid trendy neighborhoods.

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4510 south garrison place front

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This is a great starter home at a great price! This home features a large backyard on a corner lot with RV parking and dog run. Great for barbecues and enjoying the Colorado outdoors! The proximity is close to shopping and restaurants with easy access to highways. It has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths with a large attached 2-car garage, a storage shed in the backyard with nice mature trees. This is a great opportunity for you to add your finishing touches.

4501 South Garrison Place, Denver CO
3 beds, 2 baths, 1321SF, $305,000
Contact Listing Agent Brad Yoshimitsu for more information.

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2070 south hannibal way front

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Don’t miss out on this perfectly situated end-unit townhome in a desirable close-in community. Enter your home from the security of the attached 2 car garage, a hard-to-find amenity in today’s market! Main floor opens up onto beautiful & well maintained grounds with mature landscaping, while providing you with a cool & comfy patio, perfect for a summer BBQ! Stress free access to Downtown or DIA via adjacent bus stop & light rail that’s only a mile away. The Tech Center, Buckley AFB & Anschutz Medical Campus are a short & easy commute, allowing you time to relax by the pool while others are stuck in traffic! The low inventory in this price point makes this a fantastic investment, whether purchasing for your own home or for the income

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2630 glencoe street front

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Recently updated with tasteful finishes throughout. Kitchen and bath have been completely redone and absolutely shine! Tons of original details add to the charm of this beautiful home and make it a truly rare find! Hardwood floors, coved ceiling, archways, original built-ins. Large yard and covered patio are ideal for entertaining family and friends. The front porch invites you to sit and enjoy your morning coffee or relax at the end of the day. Located in desirable Park Hill Elementary district and central to Park Hill treasures. Walk to shops and restaurants including Spinellis Market and Cherry Tomato. Just a few blocks to the new Park Hill Commons development on Fairfax between 28th and 29th. Partially finished basement offers

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1950 logan street front

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Location is everything with this sophisticated Uptown condo. Open and inviting living/dining/kitchen area with hardwood floors, 42 inch cabinets, stainless steel appliances, kitchen island and space for a dining table. The master bedroom is spacious and has access to the five piece bath with two sinks, large tub and separate shower. Use the second non-conforming bedroom for a study/den/guest bedroom. One Parking Space and One Storage Space are included. You will be steps away from City Block restaurants, D Bar, Walters Pizzeria, Margs, Frozen Matter Ice Cream with an added attraction (ask to be let in to the freezer). Sit out on your patio and enjoy the city life with a bit of a view of Benedict Park. You are only blocks away from

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4527 zuni street front

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Cozy, bright bungalow nestled in Sunnyside. Open floor plan and vast windows make this sunlit home the perfect residence; slated by 5280 magazine as Denver’s next hot neighborhood! This home retains its classic charm with original woodwork, exposed brick, maple cabinets and an expansive master bedroom while providing beautiful modern finishes. Bamboo floors, an open kitchen, an updated bath, a new stainless steel fridge, and fresh-neutral wall color bring contemporary elegance. And, a bonus room is conveniently situated just off the kitchen, facing the back yard. Imagine… your perfect yoga room or office with a view. Have a green thumb? This charming home comes complete with a garden space, prepped for planting. Plus, enjoy Sunnyside’s

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