castle rock: Soaring Eagle Estates in Castle Rock Benefits From Market Recovery - 12/02/13 02:49 AM
2013 has proven to be quite the rebound year in real estate.   After 4 tough years , the market has recovered dramatically this past year, bringing prices to levels at and sometimes above the 2007 highs. 
We have seen large drops in Days on Market, increases in pricing, many multiple offer situations with bidding wars bringing prices far above list price, and increases in new builds that still are not keeping up with demand.
     According to, the number of homeowners in the Denver area who are “underwater” on their mortgages has dropped from 22.2% in 2012 to … (0 comments)

castle rock: There's a whole lotta' football goin' on! - 09/20/13 03:30 AM
'Tis the season - Football Season, that is!  Around my town, there are so many opportunities to catch kids from 6 - 19 working hard out on the fields.  So I've compiled a list of some of the teams you can catch playing around Castle Rock, Co.  From the "mighty mights" to the high schoolers - if you just want to see some great kids giving it their all, or inspire your child to "get in the game" - check these out! 
Pop Warner - has come to Castle Rock as The Castle Rock Knights!  I'm a bit biased here because my … (0 comments)

castle rock: Ranch style homes are HOT! - 09/11/13 02:07 AM
Castle Rock is a fairly "new" town - only 50,000 people, and most of that growth has hapened in the past 10 years.  My wife and I moved here 15 years ago - engaged to be married, we bought our first home in "The Meadows" subdivision.  Our home was a two story with a walk out basement, and 3 stairs going down from the kitchen to the den.  As well as 2 stairs going up from the main part of our master bedroom to a sitting area and fireplace in the room.  We were young - early 30's - and enjoyed … (2 comments)

castle rock: Farmer's Market - for the novice - 08/14/13 02:28 AM
It's farmer's market time - and according to my wife - the best time of the year to buy fruits and vegetables.  Now I have a little trouble without the signs and explanations of each type of produce found at my local grocery store.  But here's what I've learned about the farmer's market and some tips to help even the newbie get the most out of their experience.
Bring your own bags.  Some of the farmers will have pastic grocery bags for you to take your purchases home in - but hey, it's no longer cool to use plastic.  So bring … (0 comments)

castle rock: What makes Castle Rock, Colorado such a great town? - 08/12/13 06:49 AM
Castle Rock, Co has received numerous mentions in "top 10 lists" and other articles - naming it one of the top towns in the country to live, for families, for growth, etc.  I have lived here for over 14 years, and have expierienced this wonderful town first hand. 
Besides the residents - we have some FANTASTIC people living here - there is just such a sense of community and events that bring everyone together.  Just take a look at all the community events that happen in this awesome town of Castle Rock:
Town of Castle Rock events
Daddy Daughter Ball (February) … (3 comments)

castle rock: 7 mistakes to avoid when selling a house - 08/12/13 06:27 AM
7 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling a House
Lucky is the homeowner who has experience with selling a home. First-time sellers have a steep learning curve ahead of them and many obstacles on the road to a successful sale. Although common with first-time sellers, some of these obstacles aren't obvious.
1. Not Preparing the Home for Sale "Dress your house for success," is probably the best advice for home sellers. Just as you wouldn't attempt to get top dollar for a car without cleaning the interior and detailing the exterior, so it goes with the sale of your home.
Cleaning … (2 comments)

castle rock: Owning a home is still the American Dream - 08/02/13 06:53 AM
Whether you own a home as a primary residence, or own a townhome or condo for an investment property, owning real estate is still the American Dream and one of the best ways to build wealth.  
The pie chart shown here is for Castle Rock, Colorado 80109.  The percent of unoccupied properties is very low in Castle Rock (80109) . It is -10.5% below the national average.  The percent of owner occupied properties in Castle Rock (80109) is 16.39% above the national average.  
Castle Rock is a booming town of about 50,000 residents located just South of Denver.  As such, it's residents are … (0 comments)

castle rock: "Old School" Living with "New School" Charm - 07/25/13 10:38 AM
Ever drive through a quaint town while taking a summer road trip and say "boy, it would be so cool to live in this town?"  23 years ago, my wife did just that while driving home from CU Boulder to Albuquerque to visit her parents.  She got off I-25 at exit #181 and drove down Wilcox St. in Castle Rock.  And that was a drive she would never forget.  9 years later, when we moved from Albuquerque to the Denver area, she HAD to show me how "totally cute and quaint" this little town of Castle Rock was!  So we got … (1 comments)

castle rock: The Hospital Has Arrived in Castle Rock! - 07/16/13 06:56 AM
Bounce Houses - Radio Remote - Community Booth's - Face Painting - Police Cars - Kona Ice - Hospital Tours........
Of course I'm talking about the new Centura Adventist Hospital's Grand Opening Community Sneak Peak that took place this past Sunday in The Meadows in Castle Rock, CO!  
Thousands of residents turned out to celebrate and tour the new hospital and to see what an extraordinary place it is!  My family and I thoroughly enjoyed the tour and were amazed at the technology inside, the large rooms, the ammenities, the restaurant, the art work on the walls - all of … (0 comments)

castle rock: 3 bed 3 bath -- Charming home in The Meadows in Castle Rock, CO - 01/31/11 03:06 PM
Looking for a great house in Castle Rock in the $225,000 range?  I just listed this charming 3 bedroom, 3 bath home in The Meadows in Castle Rock!  It backs to a greenbelt, with a fenced backyard, stone patio and maintenance free turf.  The kitchen has upgraded cabinets and the adjoining family room has vaulted ceilings!  Upstairs are 3 bedrooms plus a loft.  Check out the virtual tour at  Call Steve Thayer from REMAX Southeast at 303-521-5568 for more info! Or go to

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Castle Rock, CO

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Address: 140 S Wilcox St, Castle Rock, CO, 80104

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