There isn’t much else to see right now at Pena Station Next, the connected neighborhood where autonomous shuttles will one day transport residents to the nearby RTD rail stop, shops and restaurants. But at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Panasonic, a partner in Denver’s smart city project, gave attendees a closer look at…

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Luxury Sales Heat Up Across the Country Luxury home sales, particularly sales of the priciest 1 percent of homes, are surging. Sales of the most expensive homes in many local markets are up 21.1 percent this year, after a 35.7 percent gain last year, the real estate brokerage Redfin reports in its 2014 “Luxury Report.”…

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Survey: Spring Confidence to Heat Summer Market More buyers are saying that summer is the best time to purchase a home, according to the latest Prudential Real Estate Consumer Outlook Survey. More consumers say that the spring momentum will carry into summer, with the survey showing an eight-point jump over a year ago in those…

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Colorado foreclosure filings dive 50.5 percent in May over May 2012 Foreclosure filings were down 50.5 percent in Colorado metro counties in May,  falling year over year to the lowest level recorded during May in any year since  the Colorado Division of Housing began collecting monthly totals in 2007. There were 1,113 foreclosure filings for…

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May home sales up 4.2%; median price up 15.4% Existing home sales improved in May but the supply of homes for sale remains tight — which isn’t good news for buyers, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday. Total existing home sales increased 4.2% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.18 million in May…

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Apartment, Condo Market Heats Up For the sixth consecutive quarter, the apartment and condo housing market continued to show signs of improvement.  The Multifamily Production Index, released by the National Association of Home Builders, measures builder and developer sentiment about current market conditions in the sector. The index reached 48.9 in the fourth quarter —…

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  Denver ranked 5th best city in the nation for senior living Denver was listed today as the fifth best place in the United States for “senior living” by Banker’s Life and Casualty Company’s Center for a Secure Retirement.  The survey took into account various factors including health care, economy, health and longevity, social, environment,…

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  Uptick in underwater mortgages in metro Denver The number of Denver area homeowners “underwater” on their mortgage loans climbed slightly from the first to second quarter and stood higher than the national average, according to a new report from CoreLogic. The second-quarter report, released Tuesday, shows 145,242 residential properties with a mortgage in the…

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Denver Region June Home Sales Denver-area June home sales rose as they normally do from May but fell year-over-year to the lowest level for a June in at least 13 years. The median sale price edged up from May and increased modestly year-over-year for the second consecutive month, a real estate information service reported. A…

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  April begins an upward trend in Denver home sales Denver Metro residential homes and condominium sales rise from March 2011 to April 2011, increasing 6.9 percent, according to the Denver Metrolist (www.MyMLS.com). The average sold price declined slightly, falling 0.6 percent from March 2011 to April 2011. Inventory rose 0.8 percent from March increasing…

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