Whatever your reason - you've made a an excellent choice come to
Newcomers to Colorado will soon discover what a Denver native and
sixth-generation Coloradoan like me already knows.....the natural beauty
here is simply breath-taking and is someplace you'll never want
to leave. Also known as
the "Mile High City" for its elevation (5,280 feet above sea
level), Denver is the
engine that drives Colorado's robust economy.
Over a decade of impressive
employment growth has positioned Metro Denver
as a leader in high-tech expertise. The area's leadership in
telecommunications is undisputed as the home of corporate giants like
Qwest Communications and Lucent Technologies.
Denver boasts an average of 300 days
of annual sunshine (more than San Diego or Miami Beach), year-round
adventure and the breathtaking Rocky Mountains in our backyard. From the
thriving arts and culture scene to world class attractions, endless
shopping possibilities, to nationally recognized chefs, exciting nightlife
and abundant world-class outdoor recreation,
Denver welcomes you to experience,
explore and discover how the
Mile High City will
awaken your senses and become your new home - forever.
Some of Colorado's Largest Federal Employers include: U.S. Postal Service,
Department of Defense, Department of Interior, Department of Agriculture &
Department of Veterans Affairs.
Some of Denver's Largest Private-Sector Employers include: Coors Brewing
Stores, King Soopers, Centura Health, Safeway, Qwest Communications
International, HCA-HealthOne, Exempla Healthcare, Target Stores, IBM 6,100
& University of Denver. Sun Microsystems has a beautiful campus in
Broomfield and rumor has it that Google will taking over a huge office
complex formerly occupied by Storage Technology in early 2008.
From Food & Wine to Gourmet,
Denver's vast array of innovative chefs have been gaining a national reputation
for the city's renaissance in fine dining. Always known for its
outstanding steak houses (Morton's, Elway's, Chart House or Ruths Chris), Denver now has a wide selection of Latin fusion
and Asian fusion restaurants, as well every other type of cuisine. Seafood
is flown in fresh daily from Mexico and both coasts.
As the largest city in a
1,000-kilometer circle, Denver is the shopping capital of the Rocky
Mountain West. Metro Denver offers 14 major shopping centers with 500,000
square feet of space or larger and numerous shopping districts with
several new projects planned. Long-time residents and newcomers discover a
diverse selection of dining and shopping options across the region. With nearly 500 department stores, boutiques and galleries,
the Cherry Creek Shopping District is the largest and most varied shopping
experience between St. Louis and San Francisco. Neighborhoods like
Golden Triangle and Santa Fe Arts District offer a multitude of
galleries. There's always something to do in Denver.
ARTS, CULTURE & RECREATION:
The city has more than 40
museums and historic attractions, from
Buffalo Bill's Grave & Museum to
our amazing new Denver Art Museum.
Denver has the nation's
largest city park system along with 200 named parks, 850 miles of off-road
bike paths and 90 golf courses. The
Denver Zoo is the fourth most popular
in the nation. Denver has the largest city park system in America with 200
named parks in the city and 14,000 acres of parks in the nearby mountains.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Buffalo Bill's Grave and beautiful Echo Lake at
the base of Mount Evans are all Denver parks. There are 850 miles of
paved, off-road bike trails in metro Denver ? the largest bike path
network of any urban area in the nation. Bikes can be rented downtown on
Platte Street in Highlands and in Cherry Creek North near the Cherry Creek
Bike Path. Denver has more than 17 miles of kayak chutes along the South
Platte River. Kayaks can be rented near Confluence Park on Platte Street.
Or visit the award-winning kayak park on Clear Creek in the center of
downtown Golden. This kayak course has been gaining national attention for
its design. Golfing enthusiasts can enjoy one of metro Denver's 100-plus
There is never a recreational lull in metro Denver. Regardless of age,
there is something for everyone, particularly seniors who want to keep up
with their favorite pastimes. Seniors looking to retire here will find an
abundance of recreational activities from hiking and biking to boating,
hunting, fishing, golf.
Finally, relocating to
Colorado will surely involve annual trips to the dozens of mountain ski
resorts such as Vail, Aspen, Keystone, Copper Mountain, Breckenridge to
name a few. Click here to
check out my comprehensive list of ski areas, local attractions, dining,
shopping, schools, parks, city governments, colleges & universities,
newspapers & media.
Denver is one of few
multi-professional sports cities in the US - featuring the two-time NFL
Champion Denver Broncos, to the two-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion
Avalanche, NBA Western Division Champion
Denver Nuggets and MLB National
League Champion Colorado Rockies. We also have several top notch
college sports teams such as the
Colorado Buffaloes, Air Force Falcons &
Colorado State Rams.
As a newcomer who might like to get involved with
community organizations in order to meet
people and get to know your new community, you will quickly discover a
variety of options to fit your personality, skills and passions. Several
opportunities exist to volunteer on a one-time or short-term basis at
several places before making a long-term commitment. The choices are
extremely diverse and include volunteering
at hospitals, cultural arts venues, animal facilities, nature centers and
parks. Please visit
to see if there's a good fit for you!
Use my Colorado Relocation &
Buyer's Toolbox and find out
how much home you qualify for, plus
get other tips for new first-time home buyers,
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buyer agency is and why you should be
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You can also use my
mortgage calculator to see
home you can afford in the Denver Metro area and explore available
mortgage & financing options,
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sent to you via e-mail.
My free weekly Real Estate and Economic News
will help you understand how the changing real estate market conditions &
interest rates affect your ability to purchase or sell a home.
I'll make sure that you have
accurate, detailed information that is absolutely essential in choosing
the right home. I'll answer all of your questions including:
- How long the house has been on the
- How many price reductions have
- How much the sellers paid for it?
- What comparable neighborhood sales
have recently sold for?
- What improvements need to be made?
- and so much more...
If you would like to sit
down for coffee and discuss the Denver Real Estate market, just call me
anytime at 303-520-3179. Anthony Rael, REMAX Alliance offers professional & trustworthy real estate
services to buyers &
sellers throughout the
Denver metro area including
Wheat Ridge, Adams
Denver County &
Leverage my life-long
knowledge of the Denver Metro area - from homes, condos, lofts or
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your investment, secure your future and realize the home of your dreams.