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The Scoop on Local Real Estate 7.24.20

One of the more interesting real estate trends this summer is how staying at home has impacted homeowners’ remodeling plans.

Mariel’s Stikwood wall. Lots of lessons learned on this project!

How so?

Let’s take a quick step back. I’ll be the first to admit that my remodeling game isn’t always where I’d like it to be. If something is damaged in our Conservatory Green home, my husband and I jump on those repairs immediately. But cosmetic, longer term changes to our home – like a new exterior paint color, or maybe finishing the basement – well, my husband and I chat endlessly about the possibilities. But with three young kiddos in the house, we rarely execute on more than 1-2 projects each year.

And that’s if we’re lucky.

But times are changing.  What we’re seeing these days is many homeowners are more willing to spend the time and money to make great spaces in their homes right now. I feel the same as well. Projects we’ve been working on at our place in Conservatory Green? We recently put a cool epoxy on the floor of our garage and installed helpful garage shelving (thank you local residents Mark and Melissa at Garage Experts!). We just installed a Stikwood wall as well (with a lot of lessons learned). We’re also currently painting the inside of our home, as well as the exterior trim.

Check out this reading nook in Eastbridge

If you’re spending more time at home and are thinking about remodeling, be sure to check out this Scoop post: Top 10 hottest home design features right now – from Northfield to Eastbridge and everywhere in between.  We hope you’ll find inspiration for your own projects!

Also, if you happen to love your home as-is and are wondering what you should be thinking about, be sure to check out Jennifer Mathes’ article 5 Things to Know About Hail and a Roof Claim. We’re right in the middle of Colorado’s hail season, so it’s a great time to see if your roof has any damage.

Amy Atkinson also has a great article about home inspections, in case you’re thinking about selling this summer: What to Expect When You’re Inspecting

With that said, on to the weekly update!

Open Houses

Driving around the neighborhood last week, you might have seen several open houses.  Open houses are currently permitted in Denver subject to strict requirements.  Here at Focus we’ve been closely monitoring the Governor’s orders, as well as internally discussing ways to make our open houses compliant and safe for all involved.  For our first open houses this weekend, we will be enforcing strict social distancing, limiting visitors in the home to well below what’s permitted, and cleaning and sanitizing on a continuous basis.  Masks are of course required, hand sanitizer will be provided and contact information will be collected for contact tracing purposes.  We will be taking a number of additional measures as well to ensure our open houses are as safe as possible for our clients and the community.

We’re holding an open house at 5925 Beeler Street this Saturday (July 25) from 11 AM – 2 PM.

We’re also holding an open house at 9003 E. 50th Drive this Sunday (July 26) from noon – 3 PM

** If you’re sick or exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms, please do not attend any open houses.  If you’ve been in close contact with a person suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19, please do not attend any open houses.  We are happy to do video tours (or check out our walkthrough videos on Facebook) for any interested buyers who cannot attend – just let us know!

New Listings

9003 E. 50th Drive, Denver CO 80238 – OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY – Noon – 3 PM

I love how the driveway and second floor overhang on this beautiful 3,600 sq. ft. home create a private courtyard.  I always picture kiddos riding bikes and playing games on the driveway, safe and secure.  Add to this a front-loading 2.5 car garage and a backyard, and this home has great outdoor space in abundance.  And if the outdoor space isn’t enough, be sure to check out the white cabinets in the kitchen and stainless appliances.

You can check out the 3D model here.

Located less than 1/2 block from Maverick pool in Conservatory Green, this gorgeous home is listed for $779,000 by Joe Phillips at Focus Real Estate.

5925 Beeler Street Denver CO 80238 – OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY – 11 AM – 2 PM

Curious what THE BEST views in all of 80238/80010 look like?  This stunning Parkwood Newbridge has unobstructed Front Range and downtown Denver views from the third story private rooftop deck.  The third floor also includes a spacious loft, which is great flex space you can use for an office, a yoga room, an entertainment room, or perhaps all three at the same time.

You can check out the 3D model here.

This 4 bedroom, 5 bathroom home is a stunner, from the basement theater room to the 14 foot kitchen island to the beautiful master bath with free standing tub.  Million dollar views can be yours for $715,000 – listed by Ashley Faller and Mariel Ross at Focus Real Estate.

9359 E. 59th North Drive, Denver CO 80238

This Infinity Vive 2 has a number of great design choices, from an oversized island to custom kitchen cabinets with a thunder finish to a thoughtful wet bar that’s a nice option for entertaining guests.

The main floor office has floor to ceiling glass walls that allow natural light to fill the room.

This home is listed for $1,010,000 by Jason Cummings of Compass.

Under Contract Listings

There were 16 homes that went under contract this week.  Of the 16, 9 went under contract in the first week.

Sold Homes

15 homes closed this week in Stapleton with an average sale price of $719,500 and 32 days on the market.

All Active Listings

There are 50 total active listings in the neighborhood right now.

As always, if you need help with your move we’d love to help.  My contact info is below and our whole team is here to serve.  Have a great weekend!

**Focus sells homes for a 1.5% listing commission.  Neighborhood experts, reduced commissions**

Disclaimer:

Our Friday real estate updates are meant to be a “roundup” type post where we discuss all listings in Stapleton, not just our own.  It’s our way of making sure we follow the market closely and we share it with the Scoop readers because we know many of you like to track real estate in the area as well.  Many of the listings in these posts are not our company’s listings and we wanted to mention that here to make sure it’s clear. Thanks for reading the Scoop!

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