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
Denver is the
engine that drives Colorado's robust economy.
Over a decade of impressive
employment growth has positioned Metro
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
Company, WalMart Stores, King Soopers, Centura Health, Safeway,
Communications International, HCA-HealthOne, Exempla Healthcare, Target
Stores, IBM 6,100 & University of Denver.
From Food & Wine to Gourmet,
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
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.
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.
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
Golden. This kayak course has been gaining national attention for its
design. Golfing enthusiasts can enjoy one of metro Denver's 100-plus golf
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.
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
and MLB National League Champion
Colorado Rockies. We also have several top notch college sports
teams such as the
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,
search for your next
Denver home, condo, townhome or investment property, information on
9 Steps to buying Colorado real estate,
buyer agency is and why you should
be represented in a Colorado real estate transaction & other
community resources and
You can also use my
mortgage calculator to see
how much home you can afford in the
Denver Metro area and explore available
mortgage & financing options, get a
list of my preferred service providers and even have
Denver's hottest new home listings 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 market?
- How many price reductions have occurred?
- 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
metro area including
Douglas County &
Leverage my life-long knowledge of the
Denver Metro area - from homes, condos, lofts or investment
properties, new homes builders, schools & local amenities to reliable &
trustworthy business partners
like mortgage brokers & home contractors to
maximize your investment, secure
your future and realize the home of your dreams.