How to spend your money, by the numbers

1.

How much does it cost to own a home in Denver?

$1,500 2.

How many homes do you own in Denver right now?

1,600 3.

How well do you know your Denver house?

Good or terrible.

6% 4.

How long do you plan on living in Denver if the market holds?

10 years 5.

How close to the market is Denver in real estate terms?

Near the edge, but not too close.

3 miles 6.

Where does your house go?

On or near your property 7.

How far away are you from Denver if you live in Denver-Lakewood?

20 miles 8.

How would you describe the quality of life in your home if you lived in Denver, and what would you do differently to live there?

I’d change the kitchen, but it’d still be pretty cool.

9.

How comfortable are you with Denver’s climate?

Not really, but still very pleasant.

7.

What would you like to change about Denver?

Better parks, better streetscape, more bike lanes, better libraries, more schools, more parks.

8.

If you lived where I live in the US, what would be the biggest thing you’d like to see happen in the next 20 years?

The water supply, I guess.

9 to 10.

How confident are you that your home will be safe from crime, crime, and violence in the future?

Very, very, very confident.

1 to 2% 10.

What do you hope will happen in 20 years in your community?

There will be a resurgence of the bicycle industry.

11 to 12.

What is your favorite Denver dish?

I love my chocolate chip cookies, but I also love a cup of ice cream.

13.

How do you manage your time?

I spend about 10 hours a day on social media.

14.

What are some of your favorite things about Denver, Denver, Colorado?

Great restaurants, great weather, and a great city.

1% 15.

What’s the best thing about Denver for you personally?

The people.

The people are the best.

16.

If a homeless person you knew needed your help, what should you do?

Call them up and say, “I need your help.”

And they’ll say, yeah, that’s right, they need to go to the shelter.

“17.

What advice would you give to someone who’s homeless in Denver or has a homeless roommate?

The best thing is to stay out of trouble.

Don’t be a bad person, stay out and be safe.

18.

How are you spending your money right now in Denver compared to 10 years ago?

$2,000 19.

What did you buy that was worth $100 when you bought it?

A pair of jeans for $75.

20.

What kind of house do you live on?

I’m currently living in a one-bedroom condo.

21.

How old are you?

32 22.

Do you have children?

No, but my wife does.

23.

What type of job do you do in Denver now?

I work for a company that specializes in creating digital maps and imagery.

24.

What city in Denver do you have a business in?

Denver.

25.

How did you get your start in real-estate investing?

I started with a $500 mortgage.

I did a lot of research and made a list of potential properties.

Then I bought two properties and put a down payment.

26.

How often do you go to your real estate agent?

3 to 4 times a week 27.

What does your real-life experience look like in real life?

It’s a little different than what people in my real life see.

I’m not afraid to get my money wrong, and I have a pretty good sense of how much I should have.

28.

What sort of house would you be most comfortable living in?

A large home.

29.

How excited are you about living in Colorado for the next 10 years?

Very excited.

30.

What types of events do you enjoy seeing in Denver during your year?

Sports, festivals, concerts, art shows, and restaurants.

31.

How have you experienced homelessness in Denver over the last year?

I have lived on the streets, on the street for almost four years.

I don’t want to live in a city that I can’t afford to live anywhere.

32.

What part of Denver have you never been to, but you want to visit?

The West End.

33.

What was your best or worst experience in Denver at any point in your life?

My worst experience was my mom getting fired from her job, but for the most part I was really happy.

I was just happy that I could go to work every day.

34.

What has the city changed in 10 years that made you feel happier about living here?

The new sidewalks, the new parks, the old streets.

35.

How important is it to you that Denver’s homeless population is reduced?