Finding The Best Realtor® in South Denver
Pete Doty - Top Denver Area Realtor®
"If you want a realtor who is truly an expert in not only the market, but also has a phenominal knowledge of the peculiarities and "watchouts" for different neighborhoods, then Pete Doty is your man..." - Steve (Buyer) | Highlands Ranch, CO
Building a New Home
Buying New Construction?
An experienced Realtor® like Pete Doty can help you get the brand new construction home in Denver—at the right price, and not an inflated one.
- Pete Doty can help you find the right builder and help you recognize quality, due to his “shop teacher” background.
- Working with Pete Doty can actually save you money on your new home. He can negotiate customizations with the builder on your behalf, and get a fair price for your upgrades and alterations to the floor plan.
- Pete Doty can help you with the new home construction inspection process. He knows which inspections are necessary on a new construction home and can make sure all are performed before closing.
- Pete Doty can advise you on the best time to buy a new construction home in Denver. Since many homebuilders are publicly traded companies, sometimes you can save money by buying at the end of a quarter.
- Pete Doty will make sure your earnest money is protected. For example, set up your earnest money incorrectly and if your builder was to go bankrupt, you could lose it all.
Do I Still Need a Realtor®?
Some people think if they’re buying a brand new home, they don’t need a Realtor®. But nothing could be further from the truth.
It makes sense—and dollars and cents—to work with an experienced Realtor® like Pete Doty when you’re buying a new construction home.
"I appreciated Pete's genuine concern for our needs and well being. He seemed flexible and sought to customize our property for maximum value! Thanks for all of you care and compassion!" - David | Englewood, CO
Buying a Preowned Home
Buying a Preowned Home?
Not interested in buying new construction in the Denver area? No worries! There are lots of great homes, townhomes, condos, horse properties, patio homes and more throughout the Denver Metro Area and South Denver.
Pete Doty Helps Home Buyers:
- Find the neighborhood that suits you, your lifestyle and your budget
- Understand the market. It can be different from community to community and even neighborhood to neighborhood!
- Know how much you can afford and negotiate the best deal possible for you
- Understand the neighborhoods you are considering—from schools and services to crime and commutes
- Provide you with guidance and referrals for vendors you can trust
- Know which builders are reputable and which ones cut corners
- Determine if the home has been “flipped” by people who aren’t in the remodeling business
An Experienced Realtor® Helps
No matter which type of property you’re looking for, you definitely need an experienced, knowledgeable Realtor® to help you. Pete Doty has been helping people find their perfect homes in Denver for over 35 years.
"Pete Doty helped us attain the seemingly unattainable with patience, kindness and professionalism. He encouraged us throughout the process and made certain that all details were in line. We highly recommend Pete Doty & Company!" - Corrine (Buyer) | Littleton, CO
Relocating to the Denver Metro Area
So, You’re Relocating to the Denver Metro Area?
Congratulations! There are so many great communities in the Denver area. However, some will fit your lifestyle and interests better than others. Do you want an easy commute to get to work? Some neighborhoods and communities offer better traffic flow. Is being near entertainment and shopping important to you? What’s your “wish” list?
You need to work with a Realtor® who knows and understands all the communities and options in the Denver Metro Area. With more than 30 years of experience, Pete Doty can help you find the perfect home in the ideal community to fit YOU.
Denver Area Communities
Located just northwest of Denver, Arvada is a Community unlike many others. It consistently competes with the larger metropolitan areas in the areas of business and commerce but retains a small-town charm that other suburbs can’t replicate. With such great assets as the Arvada Center, the Apex Center and a historic shopping district, Olde Town, Arvada is thriving. A highly educated workforce, low crime rate and excellent quality of life have all contributed to the popularity of Colorado’s 8th largest city.
Aurora is Colorado’s third largest city and is located east of Denver. The city reaches into Arapahoe, Adams and Douglas counties. Located just minutes away from Denver International Airport, it has a diverse population of 386,000. With tree-lined street, open prairie, majestic views of the mountains and lots of neighborhood parks, Aurora is a comfortable place to call “home.”
Castle Pines is a thriving community located just south of Denver in Douglas County. Home to about 11,000 residents, it’s considered one of the best places to live in Colorado. Offering residents a rural feel, it offers access to amazing Colorado recreation opportunities, including miles of integrated trails, outdoor spaces and parks.
Castle Rock is surrounded by scenic landscape, with more than 87 miles of trails, 50 well-planned parks and more than 6,000 acres of open space. Halfway between Denver and Colorado Springs, Castle Rock is a regular on Money Magazine’s Top Places To Live list. It has more than 70,000 residents who value it’s small town character, traditional downtown core and wide variety of community events. It serves as the Douglas County seat.
Centennial is the area’s newest city bordering Littleton, Greenwood Village, Cherry Hills Village and Lone Tree. It’s Colorado’s ninth largest city and has the third busiest non-commercial airport in the country. You’ll find everything from single-family to multi-million dollar estates, gated communities, golf course homes, and luxury homes are dotted throughout the city.
Cherry Hills Village
Cherry Hills Village is considered one of the best places to live near Denver. With roughly 6,600 residents, the median home value is over $1.5 million. The Cherry Hills lifestyle is exceptional, offering a rural feel and lots of restaurants, coffee shops, parks and highly-rated schools.
Denver is one of the fastest growing cities in American, and for good reasons. It offers easy access to the great outdoors, a thriving economy, more than 200 parks, great mass transit and more than 300 days of sunshine. It has an educated workforce that enjoys major sports teams, concert venues like the famed Red Rocks and cultural opportunities. It has one of the most walkable downtowns cities in America. With a mild and dry climate year round, residents enjoy a range of activities from hiking, biking and mountain climbing to skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice skating and more.
Englewood is located immediately adjacent to Denver’s south city line. It’s in Arapahoe County and is considered one of the best places to live in Colorado. Residents enjoy an urban suburban mix feel with many bars, restaurants, coffee shops, numerous parks and outdoor spaces. With a median household income of $231,744 it has earned the sixth spot in the list of the most affluent towns in the country.
Tucked away south of Parker in Douglas County, Franktown is a rural community tucked off the beaten path just south of Denver and Castle Rock. With a population of only 400, Franktown lies in the valley of Cherry Creek. It has a tiny historic district, deep canyons, scenic nature trails, rock climbing and Franktown Cave. It’s a popular bird-watching area, too.
Golden, Colorado is rich with culture, outdoor activities, scenic beauty, thriving businesses and friendly people. While the City’s origins are largely thanks to the discovery of gold in the mid-19th century, it’s considered one of the best places to live in the foothills of Colorado. Located just 25 miles from Denver, the historic town has a wealth of outdoor recreation, cultural attractions, local charm and (of course) the Coors Brewery.
Greenwood Village is ranked as the 4th best place to live in Colorado, offering an urban suburban lifestyle. With highly ranked schools and low crime rates, Greenwood Village is located less than four miles from the Denver Tech Center and 15 miles from downtown Denver.
Highlands Ranch is a vibrant master planned community and a great place to live in South Denver. The community features starter homes and gated communities, four recreation centers and an easy commute to either downtown via light rail or to the Denver Tech Center or the Inverness business corridor. More than one third of the community is dedicated to open space, with 70 miles of trails and 26 parks .
Lakewood is the fifth largest populous city in Colorado. It’s located west of Denver. It has excellent schools, diverse cultural offerings and a collection of lakes for swimming, fishing and boating. It’s also home to the Belmar Shopping District, one of the most popular shopping areas in the Denver Metro Area.
Larkspur is on the northern slope of Pike National Forest, just south of Castle Roc. Neighborhoods and ranch properties intertwine to make up this changing community. Larkspur affords splendid views of the dramatic Front Range foothills. It’s also the home of the Colorado Renaissance Festival.
Littleton is located just a few short minutes from Denver and has a has a charm all its own, from turn-of-the-century buildings and antique shops to cozy, relaxed eateries, restaurants and bars. It boasts nearly 1,500 acres of parks and open space and more than 35 miles of bikeways. Chatfield Reservoir offers kayaking, swimming and standup paddle boarding.
Lone Tree is located on the southern edge of the Denver Metro Area between Littleton and Parker. It’s home to Colorado’s largest shopping mall, The Park Meadows Mall. It offers a wealth of outdoor recreational opportunities, including and network of hiking and walking trails, as well as Bluffs Regional Park, with a 2.7 mile loop with some of the best views of Denver.
Parker is located about 23 miles southeast of downtown Denver, in Northeastern Douglas County. It has a unique Western-Victorian downtown and hometown feel. Much of the town enjoys incredible views of the Denver Metro Area, downtown Denver, the Foothills and even the magnificent Continental Divide. It has one of the best school districts in the Denver Metro Area and more than 250 acres of developed parks.
Wheat Ridge is located near the western edge of Denver, between Edgewater and Golden. With more than 20 parks, it’s an expansive community with a rich mix of cultural and shopping centers. Its central location provides shorts commutes to major interstate highways, the majestic Rocky Mountains and the amenities of Denver.