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Denver marijuana dispensaries boost nearby home prices, says study

Denver marijuana dispensaries boost nearby home prices, says study

After recreational sales became legal, houses close to Denver dispensaries saw their value increase more than 8 percent more than houses further away, says a new study.

Denver marijuana dispensaries boost nearby home prices, says study

Denver marijuana dispensaries boost nearby home prices, says study

After recreational sales became legal, houses close to Denver dispensaries saw their value increase more than 8 percent more than houses further away, says a new study.

98 percent of Breckenridge’s short-term rentals in compliance with town tax rules

98 percent of Breckenridge’s short-term rentals in compliance with town tax rules

Breckenridge has more than 3,500 properties on the short-term rental market. A new survey says almost all of them are complying with town rules and collecting a 3.4 percent lodger’s tax.

New A&E show details income potential behind short-term vacation rentals

New A&E show details income potential behind short-term vacation rentals

A new television series called “Vacation Rental Potential,” a partnership between short-term rental titan HomeAway and Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment airing on the A&E Network, focuses on renting vacation homes. The second episode focuses on a Breckenridge homeowner.

Tiny houses looking more like permanent homes in El Paso County codes

Tiny houses looking more like permanent homes in El Paso County codes

Tiny houses could become permanent homes in some El Paso County neighborhoods, RV parks and agricultural zones.

Sally Quinn found a buyer for Grey Gardens

Sally Quinn found a buyer for Grey Gardens

After more than eight months on the market, Grey Gardens — the Hamptons estate made famous in a 1975 documentary about its eccentric inhabitants, known as Big Edie and Little Edie — has a buyer.

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

But by proposing a mandate that in some ways would stand as the nation’s most stringent “green roof” requirement, observers say, the Denver Green Roof Initiative could be taking a gamble on Denver voters.

Most like the idea of green roofs — including critics of a Denver initiative — but should the city force builders to include them?

Most like the idea of green roofs — including critics of a Denver initiative — but should the city force builders to include them?

But by proposing a mandate that in some ways would stand as the nation’s most stringent “green roof” requirement, observers say, the Denver Green Roof Initiative could be taking a gamble on Denver voters.

College towns feel pinch from rental sites like Airbnb

College towns feel pinch from rental sites like Airbnb

The debate over services like Airbnb — often criticized for essentially turning apartments into hotel rooms, putting upward pressure on housing costs and driving out longer-term tenants who can’t afford rising rents — has raged for years in major cities.

College towns feel pinch from rental sites like Airbnb

College towns feel pinch from rental sites like Airbnb

The debate over services like Airbnb — often criticized for essentially turning apartments into hotel rooms, putting upward pressure on housing costs and driving out longer-term tenants who can’t afford rising rents — has raged for years in major cities.