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August 26, 2016

63 New Homes Coming to Stonegate In South Denver

Colorado master planned community Stonegate is going to get a little bit larger.  Final plans have been filed with Douglas County allowing the construction of 63 new homes along Jordan Road and Aventerra Parkway in Stonegate. The owner of the land and developer of Stonegate is in final negotiations with a builder to sell the parcel.  Originally, many more homes were planned for the land facing E470 and Jordan Road.  Last year, the developer worked with the county to change all of the land to a residential zoning (from commercial).  The land not included in the sale to the builder […]
August 2, 2016

Rory’s Diner in Parker, Colorado

Karen & Company Realty recently had the opportunity to interview Jeff Holland, the owner of the new Rory’s Diner in Parker, Colorado. Rory’s Diner is receiving rave reviews in South Denver so we wanted to check it out.  As the menu states, Rory’s claim to fame is “Jaw Dropping Food and Prices”.  The food looks terrific and the desserts look yummy.  For those of you familiar with the now-defunct Texas Pie Company, Rory’s Diner has hired Ruby, the baker from that restaurant. Rory’s is located at 11020 S Pikes Peak Dr #150, Parker, CO 80138, just off of Mainstreet.  Check it […]
July 29, 2016
New in Aurora

What’s New In Aurora!

We recently had the opportunity to take a tour of the city of Aurora with the city’s Communications Director Kim Stuart to learn what was new in Aurora.  It was very informative and eye-opening.  We thought that we would share some of the information that we received! Did you know that Aurora is one of the largest cities in the United States?  Larger than Pittsburgh, Anaheim, Honolulu and St. Louis? Just to name a few.  By 2020, it’s estimated that Aurora could have over 400,000 residents.  Aurora has an active military base in Buckley Air Force Base plus the huge […]
July 1, 2016

Top Three Things Buyers Want in a South Denver Home

We receive many questions about South Denver homes, updating and more.  Here’s another commonly asked question that we hear! Question: What are the top three things that buyers seem to be looking for in a Stonegate home? Answer:  Our homes in Stonegate are aging unfortunately.  The number one item is that a buyer wants is to know that the home has been maintained well.  Sprinklers are taken care of, garage door springs are replaced when needed, windows with condensation in them are replaced, roofs have been maintained, etc.  The second item would be the lot.  Buyers tend to want a […]