Whether you are a baby boomer who is single or married, retired or still working, LoDo (Lower Downtown) Denver is more than just a trendy neighborhood. It’s a neighborhood where people in their 50s and 60s can step outside their upscale and modern digs to hit the best neighborhood wine bars, coffee shops, art galleries and shops. Active baby boomers with high energy can find incredible homes and lofts for sale in LoDo that are close to walking trails and recreation. According to an article by U.S. News & World Report, there are several baby boomer housing trends that affect home sellers. Whether you are trying to sell your LoDo, Denver home or are looking to buy, it’s interesting to note how older people thrive in vibrant urban centers.
Convenience and modern décor
U.S. News reports many baby boomers desire greater convenience. If the idea of no or low maintenance resonates with you, consider a LoDo, Denver loft or condo. Experts say boomers want all the modern décor and energy efficiency that comes with a new or remodeled home. They also like light and airy floor plans. With a condo or townhouse, you don’t have to worry about maintaining a yard.
The walk-ability factor
Experts say baby boomers feel tired of spending their life commuting. It’s exciting to explore a hip neighborhood by walking to a new boutique or bar serving craft beer brewed in Denver. Residents love the fact they can easily walk from their modern condos or lofts in LoDo to stores, recreation and entertainment.
A blank slate to decorate
If you are a baby boomer who wants to express creativity by decorating and renovating, many of the vintage homes in LoDo provide a clean slate. It’s possible to find real estate in LoDo that has already been updated to include elder-friendly features and flooring such as grab bars in bathrooms and easy-to-grab levers on doors instead of knobs. Whether you want to take on a renovation project or buy a move-in ready home, your Denver Realtor can take you on the grand tour of LoDo, Denver.
If your children or grandchildren have already discovered downtown, Denver, you have already likely fallen in love with the hipster community. At Downtown Denver Realty we take the time to work face-to-face with our baby boomer clients. We understand the desire for many retirees to stay connected to family and friends by buying a home that’s near loved ones. Let us show you the incredible architecture downtown Denver offers and why LoDo is right for you.