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Do unicorns exist?  This property makes us think so...

What We Love: 

  • 1.55 Acres of Private, Picturesque Grounds
  • Resort-Style Pool with Hot Tub, Cascading Waterfall & Gas Tiki Torches
  • Gourmet Kitchen, Huge Master Suite and Large Entertaining Spaces
  • 4 Gas Fireplaces, Whole House Sonos Surround Sound & High-end Finishes Throughout
  • Decked Out HD Screening Room with attached Wet Bar Room
  • Private creek, towering trees, two ponds, brick chimenea & flower gardens
  • 15 Min Drive to Downtown Denver & Walkable from Restaurants

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**Open House this Saturday 11-3pm.  We hope to see you there!**  

Contact the listing broker, Jay Feaster, to schedule a showing or get more info.

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 Jay Feaster - Nextdoor Favorite in Tablerock Golden COIt's official, our clients and neighbors are THE  BEST!  Thank you for choosing Feaster Realty as a 'Neighborhood Favorite' for 2017 on Nextdoor.com!  Specifically, this award was based on the TableRock neighborhood in Golden, CO - one of the neighborhoods we specialize in.   WHAT AN HONOR!  

About the Award: The 2017 Neighborhood Favorites were selected by neighbors through a survey that asked them to recommend their favorite local businesses. Only the top 1% of businesses won the Neighborhood Favorite Award.  

About Nextdoor.com: For those of you new to Nextdoor.com, this website/app is a great resource to get to know your neighbors, find local recommendations, post questions, etc.  Best part is that it's hyperlocal, narrowing all the way down to

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We're thrilled to introduce you to Kevin Bloom, our new Office Manager (aka Jack of all Trades, Real Estate Ninja, etc)!  He's pretty awesome.  As many of our clients will be working with him, we wanted to give you the opportunity to get to know him better.  I sat down with Kevin and we spoke about who he is and why he loves real estate.  

Q: Favorite place or thing to do in Denver? 

A: I love to road bike and one of my favorite rides is the Platte River Trail to the Cherry Creek Trail all the way to Cherry Creek Reservoir.  It's a long ride, but it's such a great mix of urban and greenery.  Best part is that you're on a trail the whole time so you never have to worry about traffic.

Q: What are accomplishment are you most proud of? 

A: Hands

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Rental Property-Real Estate Investment-Feaster RealtyAre you interested in investing in real estate in Denver? Not sure where to start? Buying a rental property is a great way to begin to invest in real estate, particularly in hot markets like ours. It’s not always easy, but it can be very rewarding. Here are 5 steps to buying your first rental property:

1.  Determine Your Goals and Criteria – It's important to think about your personal goals before diving in head first. Are you hoping to keep the property long term? Do you need a certain amount of monthly cash flow?  Should your rental be downtown or in the suburbs?  There are a lot of things to think about when investing in real estate.  However, if you do your research and narrow your goals and criteria early, then the rest of the process will be so

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We are proud and so thankful to announce that Jay Feaster is again a Five Star Real Estate and Denver Metro Association Excellence Award winner! We could not be more excited for him and, most importantly, we owe a huge THANK YOU to all of our fantastic clients and partners!

Jay Feaster, top denver real estate agent

About the Awards:

Five Star Real Estate Award: Five Star Professional partners with Denver's 5280 Magazine to recognize a select group of real estate professionals to be featured in one of their fall issues. Real Estate agents are nominated by clients and awarded based on an in-depth research process. Thousands of consumers are contacted to rate their real estate agent. There are 10 criteria including customer service, market knowledge, negotiation and overall satisfaction.

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Tips to Avoid Real Estate Wire FraudReal estate wire fraud is on the rise, making it one of the real estate industry's top concerns for 2017.  While experts can try to trace where and how the fraud occurred, there is no guarantee that the homebuyer will ever reclaim that money.  The good news is, with these tips, you can help protect yourself.  

1.          Be Mindful of Links and Attachments - Phishing emails are a common way hackers attempt to acquire login information as well as some of your personal information.  It's best practice to be wary of links found in emails; even links received from emails that seem "normal".  Remember that hackers can make it appear like the email is from someone else. Last minute wire transfer emails can also be a red flag. A simple yet effective way to

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Buying a home in Denver and the surrounding area is expensive! With the lack of inventory and the rise in pricing, it can be very hard for a Denver first time home buyer to purchase a home. Although Denver home prices have skyrocketed, there are some areas that can still be affordable for a first time home buyer, but you do have to be ready to strike while the iron’s hot! The current median home value in Denver is $383,200*, but you can still find some great homes priced under $300,000 in these areas:

1. WindsorWindsor Homes for Sale Denver, CO

In Denver (not to be confused with Windsor, Colorado), this neighborhood is sandwiched between South Quebec Street and South Havana Street, and just North of East Mississippi. Homes in the Windsor neighborhood sit comfortably, surrounded by

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Moving to DenverAs Denver-based realtors, we work with countless homebuyers moving to this fast-growing city. If you’re considering relocating and buying a new home in Denver (or any new city), you probably have a lot of questions about the process:

  • Will I have to fly to Denver every weekend to look at homes for sale?
  • Will I miss out on hot properties?
  • Is it even possible to buy without physically being in Denver?

While buying a new home from a distance certainly can be intimidating, by no means is it impossible! Here are four tips to make the process easier, faster, and less stressful for you and your family:

1. Gather information 

If you’re moving to Denver from a different city, the first thing you need to do is educate yourself. Gathering

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Colorado Real Estate InvestmentsWhat is a 1031 Exchange? This is a question we hear a lot from our clients that have recently purchased a rental property (or hope to do so in the future). If you’ve ever considered investing in a rental property, the 1031 Exchange should definitely be part of your plan. Here are 5 things to know about a 1031 Exchange:

  1. What is a 1031 Exchange? To put it simply, a 1031 Exchange is a section of the tax code that incentivizes the swap of one business or investment asset for another (most often real estate). For our clients, this most often comes in the form of swapping one rental property for another.
  2. Why use a 1031 Exchange? To defer taxes, of course! In other words, the IRS lets you change the form of your investment without (or with limited)
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100 Most Influential Real Estate Agents in ColoradoJay Feaster, managing broker at Feaster Realty, was recently named in Real Estate Executive Magazine's 100 Most Influential Real Estate Agents in Colorado. Jay and his fellow 2016 award winners were recently honored at Denver’s Master Mind Summit at the Denver Marriott City Center. This annual summit gathers the top-performing real estate agents in the state to share ideas and best practices.

Real Estate Executive Magazine annually recognizes the top 100 real estate agents in each state. The award is based on total sales volume by a team or individual.

Congrats Jay! More importantly, thank you to all of our Feaster Realty clients for making this possible!

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