downtown Denver, and they have proven
ripe for redevelopment.
The Lowry development located near
downtown Denver is a former Air Force
base and has since been successfully
developed into a community with
residences, businesses, recreation, and
educational facilities. Another new
master-planned community is Stapleton,
the former site of the Stapleton Airport.
Large redeveloped areas aren’t the only
central Denver communities experiencing
revitalization. There are diverse
communities throughout the seven-county
metro area that are also experiencing
revitalization with homeowners taking
advantage of all the amenities that an
established development offers and
rebuilding or remodeling their homes.
Communities undergoing this process
include Cherry Hills, Hilltop, the area
around the parkway systems of Denver,
and many other metro communities—
especially older neighborhoods.
It’s essential that you consider what types
of home service companies you’ll need
upon relocation to a new neighborhood
or community. Services that newcomers
might need include home insurance,
warranties, pre-purchase or moving
services, home maintenance, and
security—just to name a few.
HOME INSURANCE AND
To effectively protect your property, you
should get homeowners insurance or a
home warranty. In fact, mortgage lenders
require homeowners insurance to protect
both your interests and theirs. Various
homeowners insurance policies exist that
can be tailored to meet the requirements
of your mortgage lender and your own
Most insurance companies provide
policies that cover burglaries, vandalism
or destruction by fire. You might also
consider liability and guest medical
protection. This would help pay for
medical expenses if a neighbor is injured
in your home.
Other types of insurance policies in
addition to home insurance are usually
available, such as special discounts if
home, life and auto insurance are all
covered through one company.
Independent insurance companies are
also an option.
Finding, buying and then moving into a
new home can be complicated. Before
you make an offer on a house, you should