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Tell Me Something I Don’t Know

Indeed, Denver's popularity is reflected in the ever-increasing cost and competitiveness of buying a home in the metro area   BY MATTHEW LEPRINO   There are only so many Top 10 lists those of us who adore our city can read. I find myself silently saying “Tell me something I don’t know,” whenever I read one. Sure, Denver is, one of the best place to live in...

Summer slowdown or shift in the housing market?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Summer slowdown or shift in the housing market? http://www.coloradorealtors.com/market-trends/regional-and-statewide-statistics/   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – July 12, 2018 – With median and average sales prices continuing to rise due to ongoing inventory issues, other key measurements of the housing market have buyers, sellers and REALTORS® asking the same seasonal question; is this the typical summer slowdown or are we seeing a shift in...

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Priced out: Fort Collins home sales slow as prices soar beyond $400,000

Frustrated by high housing costs in Fort Collins and Larimer County? You're in good company. According to the Colorado Association of REALTORS®, homes listed in Larimer County this year have sold for a median $405,000 this year, making the county the 16th-most expensive of Colorado's 64 counties in which to buy a home. Through May, 2,045 homes were sold in Larimer County, a 9 percent...

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Aurora Housing Inventory — Yes, There’s More But Not Enough

Posted by Marty Schechter on June 16, 2018   The Merry Month of May delivered strong seasonal increases in new listings for single-family residences and condos in both the seven-county Denver metro area and the state.   However, home buyers continue to face the same scenario that has dominated the state’s housing markets throughout the past year. Strong sales and record-high median pricing of both single-family homes...

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Is Our Housing Market Changing?

By Matthew Leprino   Everybody wants to know when the market is going to change. When will the buyers once again be in control of price, time on market, inspection objections and ultimately, their ability to be picky? When will the era of sellers dictating the majority of the terms, starting to pack before they even list their home and ultimately, a...

Colorado condos break record at $300,000 median price despite new listings rising nearly 16 percent from April to May

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – June 12, 2018 – The Merry Month of May delivered strong seasonal increases in new listings for single-family residences and condos in both the seven-county Denver metro area and the state. However, homebuyers continue to face the same scenario that has dominated the state’s housing markets throughout the past year. Strong sales and record-high median pricing of...

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CFRR Exec Committee Told 1% Growth Limitation a Non-Starter

Hill poll shows ballot Initiative 66 starting off at only 36%   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   JUNE 6, 2018 (Denver) – The leadership committee for the campaign organized to defeat a filed ballot measure received a briefing from its pollster indicating that concern over a proposed 1% growth limitation along the Front Range may in fact be short-lived. The measure starts off with only...

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Denver-Area Real Estate Agents Face Challenges From DIY Buyers and Sellers and Low-Cost Competitors

In 2017, 13 percent of buyers and 8 percent of sellers didn’t use a real estate agent when purchasing or selling their homes By ALICIA WALLACE | awallace@denverpost.com | The Denver Post   Kelly Moye, a REALTOR® with RE/MAX Alliance in Broomfield, has been a broker in Colorado for 27 years. She has ridden the undulations of the Front Range real estate market and witnessed the evolution...

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Hard to Play Real Estate Game When Rules Keep Changing

A new phenomenon is creeping into Denver that is posing an enormous problem for the 2020-plus buyers and sellers   BY MATTHEW LEPRINO   Like a game of Whack-A-Mole at Chuck-E-Cheese, it would seem that every time one low inventory-fueled abnormality pops up, another takes its place just as we begin to wrap our heads around it.   Desperate buyers seeking to find a way, any...

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Berthoud Homebuilder’s Mission: Affordability

Mission Homes Colorado to break ground in July on houses starting in mid-$200,000s By Craig Young Reporter-Herald Staff Writer   For several years, builders in the region have said that it's not possible to construct a detached single-family home that would sell for less than $300,000.   "On the Front Range, the conversation starts in the mid-$300,000s," he said. "But the days of homes in the...