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    • New Fitness Health Club

      New Fitness Health Club

      Hello All my Secrest Sub area Peeps~Well its finally here, A new Fitness Health Club Moving in your Direct neighborhood. Its Called INSPIRE FITNESS.

      This is all kinda bitter and Sweet as its Moving into the OLD AMF BOWLING ALLEY ( 6550 Wadsworth blvd) that we all enjoyed back in the day.

      The website is

      Its looks like it has a tad more features then Planet Fitness but honestly an hour of working out does a body good! This is an example of Arvada in its EVER changing moments. We Welcome you INSPIRE FITNESS now your only 2 minutes away and no excuses for me not to be there.. : ) Aimee Q K – Employing Broker 8z Arvada

      Written by Aimee Quaratino
    • January 2016 Market Update for Secrest Sub Areas

      January 2016 Market Update for Secrest Sub Areas

      Only 3 listings that are active and 9 under contract, Which again shows that the “Sellers” Market is alive and well! The sellers market of low inventory is not going away soon. Secrest Sub area values are up up up!

      Price are increasing fast, especially homes in the 1800-2500 sq foot price point with finished basements, 1-2 car garage etc.

      Buyers are not picky! They will buy a Secrest home for top price even if it doesn’t have a garage.

      The highest price home that sold in December sold at $340,000, There are a lot of fix and flips, cash purchased on older ranch homes for under 230k then the investors are remodeling and loading these homes up and selling for around $350,000 profit.

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      Written by Aimee Quaratino
    • Chocolate Affair ~ 15th Annual Fundraiser for Arvada Ralston House

      Chocolate Affair ~ 15th Annual Fundraiser for Arvada Ralston House

      It is that time of year again, chocolate lovers!  Enjoy an afternoon full of chocolate, while benefiting the Ralston House Child Advocacy Center.

      Proceeds Benefit Ralston House Child Advocacy Center

      When: Saturday, February 6, 2016 ~ 11 am – 2 pm

      Location: Olde Town Arvada, Arvada Library, Rising Church and Arvada Historical Society

      Click here for details and activities taking place this year!

      Written by Aimee Quaratino
    • You Know You’re From Arvada Creek When…

      You Know You’re From Arvada Creek When…

      1. When you know the A Line Airport shuttle leaves right on the hour and will not wait one min later.. Efficiency at its best.

      2. When you know you can eat at Panera bread company on 80th and Wadsworth with no lines at lunch because everyone is hitting up the new Kneaders bread company because its a brand new restaurant in Arvada. When the crowd goes one way, I go the other… LOL

      3. When you know the most peaceful grocery shopping is after half time of any Bronco Game at the King Soopers on 80th and Wadsworth. Yeah, #NOLINES, #ALLTOYOURSELF, #RUNTHROUGHTHEAISLESHAPPY

      4. When you KNOW the best HomeDepot in all of Colorado and Arvada is on 52nd and Wadsworth. If you cannot find anything here, give it up and just go home.

      5. When you rush to the farmers market every Sunday morning in Olde town Arvada waiting for dip/salsa packet man to open.. Yummy I love to test out the dips and pretzels in dixie cups.

      6. When you KNOW you need to slow down unde

      Written by Aimee Quaratino
    • New Arvada Hilton Garden Inn

      New Arvada Hilton Garden Inn

      All of Arvada is so excited for the new Light rail / Fastracks…. But we are also So VERY excited to have our 1st ever MODERN HOTEL to be built smack in Olde Town Arvada.

      The New Hilton Garden Inn is starting the be built now, and this will be a proposed $19-million, four-story, 136-room with 150 parking spots. This is a treat for all of our family, friends and business people who come to visit this Charming and beautiful town. This is located around 55th ave and Olde Wadsworth, just a block from the Nostalgiv Olde town Arvada Tower

      First it was bars, restaurants, Lights Rail and now a Cool Contemporary Hotel. Thank you Arvada!

      Written by Aimee Quaratino
    • Warming Arvada… One Coat at a Time

      Warming Arvada… One Coat at a Time

      Join me in warming our community… One coat at a time: I am participating with One Warm Coat to collect clean, gently worn coats, children’s boots and outerwear on behalf of the Denver Rescue Mission. Here’s how:

      1). Contact me to arrange for a pick up at your home: (303) 903-4510 or

      2). Donate online at

      3). Drop off at the 8z Arvada office (7878 West 80th Place 2-C, Arvada, CO 80005) through November 30th.

  • Infographic: October 2015 Market Update for Secrest Sub Areas

    Infographic: October 2015 Market Update for Secrest Sub Areas

    There are currently 14 homes Under Contract in the Secrest sub area. The average price point for these 14 homes is $279,900. Next month we will know if these homes close above this price point in overbids.

    All the homes Under contract in this sub area are Ranch Homes and most have newer updated kitchens and the carpets in the living rooms have been pulled to support new hard wood floors. If you want to sell in the future, remodel kitchen and baths and buyers LOVE hard woods..

    There are 6 homes on the market and they are averaging 20 days on the market. For the over priced homes, watch out, we are out of spring and summer and homes are not selling in 1 day any more.

    The home that is active on 659

    Written by Aimee Quaratino

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