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Metro Denver living costs lower than in California, but not a bargain

Metro Denver living costs lower than in California, but not a bargain

Metro Denver ranked in the 41st percentile out of the 100 larger metro areas studied for discretionary income, or just under the middle of the pack. But among larger Western metros, it ranked fifth best after Las Vegas, Seattle, Cheyenne, Wyo., and Boise City, Idaho, according to storage company Trove.

Business groups typically allied with GOP not all on board fast tax train

Business groups typically allied with GOP not all on board fast tax train

One powerful group was noticeably scarce from the flurry of activity inside the congressional committee room where Republicans recently took a big step toward passing their sweeping tax overhaul.

Independent toy stores kick off holiday shopping season with their own special day

Independent toy stores kick off holiday shopping season with their own special day

In a year when perhaps the biggest news in toys was the industry’s largest remaining brick-and-mortar retailer filing for bankruptcy, independent stores are looking to generate buzz and spark a strong holiday sales season with a familiar method: hosting a special event to boost their profile.

Denver-area home buyers who wait will need a bigger down payment

Denver-area home buyers who wait will need a bigger down payment

Real estate firm Zillow projects metro Denver’s median home price will rise from $372,800 in September to $383,667 a year later. That would lift a 20 percent down payment from $74,560 to $76,733, which requires an extra $181 a month in savings.

Wealthy homebuyers already figured out how to game the GOP tax plan

Wealthy homebuyers already figured out how to game the GOP tax plan

In the Hamptons, brokers and buyers already have a workaround for a tax-plan provision under consideration in Congress that would take away the mortgage-interest deduction for second homes: Become landlords instead of owners.

Wealthy homebuyers already figured out how to game the GOP tax plan

Wealthy homebuyers already figured out how to game the GOP tax plan

In the Hamptons, brokers and buyers already have a workaround for a tax-plan provision under consideration in Congress that would take away the mortgage-interest deduction for second homes: Become landlords instead of owners.

From an illegal pot grow to Lyft: Steam on the Platte’s tenants shift as Denver neighborhood undergoes major face-lift

From an illegal pot grow to Lyft: Steam on the Platte’s tenants shift as Denver neighborhood undergoes major face-lift

Sun Valley, flush with bond money and $30 million in federal grant funding, is set to undergo a face-lift unlike any other Denver neighborhood. The mixed-use Steam on the Platte project shows the private sector will be part of it.

From an illegal pot grow to Lyft: Steam on the Platte’s tenants shift as Denver neighborhood undergoes major face-lift

From an illegal pot grow to Lyft: Steam on the Platte’s tenants shift as Denver neighborhood undergoes major face-lift

Sun Valley, flush with bond money and $30 million in federal grant funding, is set to undergo a face-lift unlike any other Denver neighborhood. The mixed-use Steam on the Platte project shows the private sector will be part of it.

Highlights of House, Senate GOP plans to overhaul tax code

Highlights of House, Senate GOP plans to overhaul tax code

A comparison of a Republican-written tax bill approved Thursday by the House Ways and Means Committee and another being proposed by GOP members of the Senate Finance Committee:

Highlights of House, Senate GOP plans to overhaul tax code

Highlights of House, Senate GOP plans to overhaul tax code

A comparison of a Republican-written tax bill approved Thursday by the House Ways and Means Committee and another being proposed by GOP members of the Senate Finance Committee: