What is WalkScore?

Posted by Joseph Berry on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 at 2:00pm.

WalkScoreIf you’re not familiar with WalkScore.com, you will be after reading this article. WalkScore.com is a great website that lists a property or homes ability to walk to things like the grocery store, parks, restaurants, shopping and more. Think of it as an easy way to see how close your home is to the most things people need to do on a daily/weekly basis like groceries, shopping, or coffee shops and movie theaters.

Use this great tool to find what the ratings are for the homes you love most! Simply save on our site and visit WalkScore.com to see the extras here.

Denver by nature is a very walk-able city. It’s urban area and public transportation offers quick commuting and most of the major streets have all types of mom and pop shops to national retailers. Denver’s Top 10% of Walk Scores is 95 with the average being 68. So as you’re comparing properties and their walk scores, you now have a good gauge of how the Denver home for sale compares to the average.

You can also compare a Walk Score of your existing home with a home that you’re considering purchasing. Type in your current address from the WalkScore.com home page to see what your Walk Score is. Next, from our website, open the property from your saved properties link and view details! Now you can easily compare homes of interest to see what a move might bring to your neighborhood and its walk-ability!

Walk Score – Not just for Walking

Depending on where you search, Walk Score may also include a transit score, and a bike score. Transit scores let you know the level of mass transit to expect from a given area. Bikes score tells you how bike friendly a neighborhood is.

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