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dan polimino: Tying Up the Property. By Dan Polimino. - 05/14/13 03:23 AM
In a seller’s market, there is a practice known as ‘tying up the property’. When a good listing comes on the market, there can be a bit of frenzy. Everyone wants to get a look at it. The realtors want to do a good job and make sure that they secure the property for their client. No one really wants to get into a bidding war (except the seller of course), but everyone wants to be the winning bid for the property. Thus comes in the idea of tying up the property. What this means is that some buyers will throw (0 comments)
dan polimino: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Yelp Review of the Week - 05/13/13 05:34 AM
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is located at 7301 S Santa Fe Dr, Ste 850, Littleton, CO 80120. As the Alamo Drafthouse grows, they remain dedicated to keeping the movie-watching experience safe for movie fans, serving quality food and drinks, and upholding high presentation standards. They are also striving to achieve long term goals by expanding the theater to new neighborhoods. With 27+ reviews on Yelp, here were some of the most helpful: Kat K. from Cedar Park, TX says: ” We went to Alamo tonight, and got seated up on the top row. Shortly after we saw down, a few minutes before (0 comments)
dan polimino: I Want Top Dollar. By Dan Polimino. - 05/07/13 02:15 AM
We have been meeting with lots of sellers over the last few weeks that wanted to put their home up for sale, and take advantage of a red-hot seller’s market. As one would expect, everyone wanted to get top dollar for his or her home. That can be accomplished; but some sellers can’t understand why they couldn’t list their home for any price they want. Follow the discussion below: Agent: “The good news is that the comparables say we could list your home for around $600,000.” Seller: “That’s great. Since it’s a seller’s market and there are no homes to buy, (4 comments)
dan polimino: Larkburger - Yelp Review of the Week - 05/02/13 02:22 AM
Larkburger is located at 8000 E Belleview, Ste 45, Greenwood Village, CO 80111. It all started with a burger and a world-class restaurant in Vail, Colorado. You wouldn’t think the original Larkburger would stand out in a restaurant like Larkspur and in a place like Vail. But then again, the Larkburger isn’t like any other burger. It’s a celebration of flavor, a testament to taste and the result of our chef’s dedication to quality. With 125+ reviews on Yelp, here were some of the most helpful: Andrew B. from Englewood, CO says: ”What a burger! Taste the Lark passion (1 comments)
dan polimino: Your Dream Home - 04/30/13 03:18 AM
There really are some important factors that everyone should consider if you want to find your dream home. Here is what I think are the top six things to consider when starting your search. Neighborhood. This seems obvious, but what I like to tell buyers is that when they first start thinking about moving, drive around some neighborhoods and get a feel of what looks good to you. Then take that knowledge to the internet to find out more. Children. If you have kids, how important is it for you to be in a certain school district? If this is (1 comments)
dan polimino: Our Mutual Friend Malt & Brew - Yelp Review of the Week - 04/25/13 02:24 AM
Our Mutual Friend Malt & Brew is a brewery and taproom located at 2810 Larimer St., Denver, CO 80205. Their goal is to use local sources to brew local ales. As a small maltstery, they have more influence over the quality and freshness of the beers they pour in their taproom, and more opportunities to source their ingredients locally. 100 percent of their barley is grown right in Colorado. And as much as possible, they source their hops and specialty ingredients from farms in their state. With 40+ reviews on Yelp, here were some of the most helpful: Nicole (0 comments)
dan polimino: The State of Real Estate. By Dan Polimino. - 04/23/13 06:15 AM
I always think it fun to play the “did you know game” every once in a while. It’s even more fun to do it with the real estate business of which I am so passionate about. I was at Keller Williams Annual Conference in February, listening to Gary Keller talk about the state of the real estate business. Here’s a few “did you knows” to kick around when you are thinking about making a move. 1) Since 2006, mortgage rates are down by 50%. The affordability of a home always boils down to the monthly payment. Nothing affects monthly payment (1 comments)
dan polimino: Shish Kabob Grill - Yelp Review of the Week - 04/18/13 12:54 AM
Shish Kabob Grill is located at 1503 Grant St., Denver, CO 80203. When you approach Shish Kabob Grill on the corner of Grant and Colfax – and you should if you want really good food at a reasonable price – remember your mother’s admonition: Don’t judge a book by its cover. Don’t be put off by the unpretentious décor or the lights that could stand to be a little dimmer. Look at the menu instead. With 170+ reviews on Yelp, here were some of the most helpful: Dan G. from Denver, CO says: ” This place has the most (0 comments)
dan polimino: Love at First Site. By Dan Polimino. - 04/16/13 04:08 AM
Love at first sight: it only happens in the movies, right? Some believe it, while some do not when it comes to finding a mate; but what about when it comes to finding a home? Surely, in today’s real estate market, you would be foolish to buy the first home you see, right? Maybe not! There is no hard and fast rule about how many homes you need to see before making an offer. You could see three homes and find the exact one you are looking for then turn to your realtor and say, “I don’t need to see (71 comments)
dan polimino: Nordstrom Rack - Yelp Review of the Week - 04/11/13 02:32 AM
Nordstrom Rack, located at 393 South Vance St., Lakewood, CO 80226, is a leading fashion specialty retailer offering compelling clothing, shoes and accessories for men, women and children. Since 1901, they have been committed to providing their customers with the best possible service - and to improving it every day. With 15+ reviews on Yelp, here were some of the most helpful: Emily C. from Denver, CO says: ”While this place is discounted from Nordstrom's regular pricing, some of it can still be very expensive. That being said, there are some fantastic deals to be found here, and for (1 comments)
dan polimino: What Multiple Offers Mean. By Dan Polimino. - 04/09/13 05:28 AM
There is no doubt that by now, if you have been following the news, you’re aware that the real estate market in Denver is now a seller’s market. What that means is that the demand for homes outweighs supply. This is super good news for sellers. Let’s face it: sellers have gotten the snot beaten out of them for the last four years. Those that had to sell probably took a heavy financial loss and when it came to inspection items, they were at the mercy of buyers. They say that in life, “what goes around comes around.” Now the (0 comments)
dan polimino: DHE Electric - Yelp Review of the Week - 04/04/13 02:32 AM
DHE Electric, located at E 29th 80238, Denver, CO 80238, is family owned and operated locally. If you want to upgrade, repair, or add to your home, or office, electrical system, call on Dan the electrician at DHE Electric. Customers from all over the metro area depend on him for their business, and home, electrical needs. He has the experience to fully service residential, and commercial clients. DHE specialize in Ceiling fan installation, Light fixture installation, Recessed lighting, Troubleshooting, 220V (stoves, ranges, dryers, power tools), Panel repairs, New outlets and new lighting, Dimmers and switches, Equipment hook up, Home improvement, and (1 comments)
dan polimino: So You Want to Sell Your Own Home? By Dan Polimino. - 04/02/13 01:44 AM
Selling your own home is nothing new and it has been going on for years. When consumers hear that it is now a seller’s market, they get all excited, think they should save a few bucks, and maybe sell their homes by themselves. It all sounds logical, but I think that before the general public decides to go on this route, they should do some homework first. Let’s face it: your home, the sale of it or the purchase of a new one, is most likely the single biggest transaction most people will ever do and before you take that on (2 comments)
dan polimino: Salvagetti Bicycle Workshop - Yelp Review of the Week - 03/30/13 08:40 PM
Salvagetti Bicycle Workshop, located at 3800 Irving St., Denver, CO 80211, is the only bicycle shop for people who want to learn about cycling without the fuss of sorting through hours of information and hype. Salvagetti love the products they sell. You will, too. No one enjoys returning something that doesn’t work (at all or as promised), so they only sell quality products that they know to be great. They know that if you have a great experience with them, you’ll come back and you may even bring your friends with you. They consider it their job to make you love (0 comments)
dan polimino: How to Pick the Right Lot. By Dan Polimino. - 03/26/13 09:09 AM
A big part of buying a new construction home is the lot location. After all, the first rule of real estate is to “buy location, location, location” and that applies to the location in the subdivision as well. The first question you have to ask yourself is on what type of home you are looking to build. Do you like two stories? Or maybe you like a ranch. Since basements are a big deal in Colorado, would you like a walkout basement or garden level? Walkout basements cost more and require the right type of lot, but they also have (1 comments)
dan polimino: B Nails - Yelp Review of the Week - 03/21/13 02:50 AM
B Nails, A Denver Salon and Spa, located at 1121 E 4th Ave, Denver, CO 80218, is total wellness. B Nails has fully licensed staff, and are trained to consistent standards of customer service and cleanliness. They adhere to the highest standards of cleanliness, and use only high quality spa products for all of their manicures, pedicures, and other nail salon services. All tools and implements are sterilized in a sterilization pouch, which is opened in front of the customer at each visit. The customer can be confident of the highest quality service, hygiene, and attention to detail when they visit (0 comments)
dan polimino: Should I Use An Agent When Buying New Home Construction? - 03/19/13 06:10 AM
The better question is, “Why would you not use an agent when purchasing new home construction?” It costs you absolutely nothing to have an agent representing your best interest when buying a new build. Some people are going to say, “But Dan, won’t I get a better deal on the price if a builder doesn’t have to pay my agent?” Answer: “No and no.” When builders frame their pricing structure, they do so with the anticipation that they will have to pay a buyer’s agent on every house. The buyer’s agent’s commission is already figured into every deal no matter what (0 comments)
dan polimino: Pura Vida Fitness and Spa - Yelp Review of the Week - 03/14/13 04:28 AM
The focus of Pura Vida Fitness and Spa, located at 2955 E 1st Ave, Denver, CO 80206, is total wellness. It offers four floors of the finest cardio and strength equipment & classes in a luxurious and inviting environment. Signature studios for climate-controlled yoga, Pilates, KINESIS®, Indo-Row®, indoor cycling, group exercise and an outstanding team of wellness professionals provide the ultimate personalized fitness experience. Here you will find the support you need to achieve the goals you desire. With 30+ reviews on Yelp, here were some of the most helpful: C.H. from Washington, DC says: “When I moved to (1 comments)
dan polimino: Builders Are Not Negotiating On Price. By Dan Polimino. - 03/12/13 04:07 AM
I recently represented a couple in buying a new construction home south of the city of Denver. When we went in to negotiate the price, terms, lot, and model of the home, here is what we heard from the on-site sales manager: "There is no negotiation on price, earnest money or deposit of 4% of the purchase price (Wow), there are no contingencies, there are no "outs" in the contract for the buyer, and there is a $25,000 to $100,000 lot premium. There is only have one lot left in this first phase and once you sign the contract, there (2 comments)
dan polimino: Sweet Action Ice Cream - Yelp Review of the Week - 03/07/13 05:35 AM
Sweet Action Ice Cream, located at 52 Broadway, Denver, Colorado 80203. Sweet Action Ice Cream is made by hand with fresh, natural Colorado dairy and the finest ingredients. It is quoted to be the Best Ice Cream Shop in Colorado by USA Today, One of the best ice cream spots in the U.S.by Food & Wine, Denver’s best ice cream by 5280 Magazine, and Best Ice Cream for the Milk-Averse by Westword. With 390+ reviews on Yelp, here were some of the most helpful: Leah A. from Denver, CO says: “BEST VEGAN ICE CREAM EVER. All the other vegan (2 comments)
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