Denver, Colorado has always been a favorite vacation spot for outdoor enthusiasts, and it turns out it’s a beautiful place to live as well. At Homes for Heroes, we know how important it is to find the right place for you and your family. And we want to be the ones to help you buy a home as a way of saying thank you for your dedication and service to others. If you are ready to start the search for your perfect home, contact us today and let’s get started!!
Homes for Heroes has its roots in Minnesota. Founded in 2002, we have one goal in mind. To serve you! Over 2200 real estate and mortgage specialists across the country have partnered with us to make your home buying or selling experience a successful one. In addition to helping heroes find homes, the Homes for Heroes Foundation is committed to awarding local non-profit charities financial assistance in the form of grants to assist heroes in need.
If you serve in any of the following areas, you qualify for our program.
How We Work
When you contact us, we will connect you with a Homes for Heroes affiliate real estate specialist in the Denver Colorado area who will work with you from beginning to end and go over all the options. We promise! No obligation, no red tape, no hidden fees, and no fine print. We are here to serve you.
When buying your home, you will receive a Hero Rewards® check of $700 for every $100,000 of the purchase price after you close. So if, for example, your purchase price is $300,000 you’ll get a check from Homes for Heroes for $2,100. Additional savings may be available to you during the inspection process, for the title, and of course for the mortgage.
The savings aren’t only for buying a home though. When you choose to sell with one of our real estate affiliates, you will receive 25% credit off their commission at the time of closing. That’s service for you!
Why Buy a Home in Denver
Denver’s strong economy and breathtaking scenery make it one of the fastest growing metropolitan cities in the nation. There’s an average of 300 days of sunshine, and the humidity remains relatively low, even though the temperatures can be hot during the summer months. Here are a few of the reasons that Denver is the dream location for many people.
Colorado places a high premium on education. Denver has over 92,000 students in Denver Public Schools. The University of Colorado, Denver Campus, Metropolitan State University of Denver, and Community College of Denver all are at the Auraria Higher Education Center. There are private Universities as well, including The University of Denver, Johnson & Wales University, and Regis University.
Forbes Magazine ranked Denver as 6th in “Best Places for Business and Careers.” The top employers in the area are the U.S. Government and the State of Colorado, employing nearly 30,000 people. Other prominent employers include Centura Health, Health ONE Corporation, and Kaiser Permanente. Centurylink, and United Airlines have a strong presence in Denver, as does Boeing. Several restaurants have their headquarters in the Denver area, including Chipotle and Boston Market.
There’s also an impressive number of military units employing 47,000 active duty and reserve service members, mostly in the Denver and nearby Colorado Springs areas.
The Denver Art Museum has a wonderful collection of works from all over the world. It’s best known for the extensive collection of American Indian Art. An endless array of hands-on activities are available for all ages, so it’s truly a family affair.
Here’s a sampling of some of our other favorite festivals; there are too many to list them all.
There are 78 distinct neighborhoods within the Denver area, so there’s something for everyone. Each community has unique historical or cultural aspects. You’ll want to work with your realty specialist to find the right one for you.
There’s no end of recreational opportunities in Denver. Of course, there’s the Mile-High Stadium, the home of the Denver Broncos, as well as host to other concerts and shows. And the Rocky Mountain National Park, at 415 square miles, has endless opportunities for camping, fishing, stargazing, viewing wildlife, and hiking of course. With over 300 miles of trails to lakes and waterfalls, you’ll find a hike for just about every ability.
For the more adventurous, there’s whitewater rafting. But if you’d rather just see what’s IN the water, don’t overlook the Downtown Aquarium, An Underwater Adventure. Don’t forget about the legendary Coors Brewery with its self-guided tours.
There’s limitless shopping in Denver, and one of the most treasured areas is Larimer Square, a historic district with over 200 fashion lines and dozens of restaurants.
A few other excellent shopping areas include:
16th Street Mall and Denver Pavilions – Denver’s most popular pedestrian mall
The Shops at Northfield Stapleton – open air shopping and dining
Cherry Creek Fresh Market – One of the few markets that allow your dog to join you
The Healthcare system in Denver ranks 6th overall nationwide. There are over 20 hospitals, and numerous general family practice, and specialty clinics. Recently, The Rose Medical Center was recognized with a Women’s Choice Award in Obstetrics for best places to deliver. And Denver Health was honored for its outstanding work in improving the quality of care and reducing harm for patients.
Great climate and abundant job opportunities don’t mean a lot if the infrastructure isn’t there to support the city. In this respect, Denver ranks high in resident satisfaction of high-speed internet access, commute times to work, and a world-class international airport. There is an exceptional light rail system throughout Denver, and it’s now possible to take light rail directly to the airport.
The Denver area is abundant in opportunities and activities. It’s a wonderful place for you and your family. If you are looking to buy a home, or sell a home in Denver, Colorado, contact Homes for Heroes today and let’s get started!