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REALTORS in the News

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Pueblo housing market stays close to last year’s peak; median selling price nudges higher

Pueblo’s housing market isn’t losing much of a step.   Home sales in April remained down from last year’s peak but they rebounded from March’s weak start to the spring homebuying season.   For single-family homes, the median selling price of $199,000 in April was up 2.1% from a year earlier, according to the Colorado Association of REALTORS®’ monthly report. The average selling price...

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How Does New Construction Affect Housing Prices?

Denver’s 2019 elections have become a referendum on development, with Mayor Michael Hancock defending his handling of the city’s rapid urban growth. The debate has produced some major questions about development, housing and money. Here are some answers.   Are housing prices slowing down?   Yes. The pace of increases for rent and sale prices has slowed down lately. The median single-family home in...

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Greeley area restaurants, hotels say oil and gas workers are good for business — and Colorado’s new law could have impacts

Throughout the week, Texas Roadhouse, 2451 W. 28th Street, is packed with people who come for the hefty steaks and juicy ribs. Weekday lunchtime sees steady patronage from business people. On weekends, oil and gas industry workers swell an already busy restaurant. On a recent Friday night, the restaurant was a lively mix of families, couples and friends. Except for...

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Fort Collins Housing Prices Still Climbing While Number of Sales Decline

Home prices continue to edge up in Fort Collins even as the number of homes sold declined for the first three months of the year. ### The median price of homes sold in the first quarter hit $420,000, up nearly 4 percent from last year's first quarter, while the median price in March alone topped $425,000, according to Fort Collins Board of REALTORS®. ### "The numbers for...

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Garfield County housing looking less affordable to open the year

Townhouses, condos and duplexes in portions of the Roaring Fork and Colorado River valleys sold at higher median sales prices to open 2019, according to the Colorado Association of REALTORS®. ### In Carbondale, for the months of January and February, the median sales price for the townhouse-condo category jumped 21.1 percent when put alongside last year’s data spanning the same time frame. ### “I...

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Well-Intentioned Initiative 300 Will backfire on Denver’s Homeless — and on the Rest of Us

Denver voters are being asked to consider Initiative 300 — the “right to survive” — on the May ballot. 300 represents unprecedented and broad sweeping policy changes that will tangibly restrict our ability to deliver critical resources to homeless people and would have an immense impact on Denver and our state.   A new study, “Impacts on the Homeless and Society by...

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Colorado’s Siân Murphy Honored as REALTOR.com’s 30 Under 30

Congratulations to our own Siân Murphy at WK Real Estate for being named one of REALTOR® Magazine's 30 Under 30 Class of 2019. This is an esteemed honor!   Nearly 300 young real estate professionals applied for the honor this year. In early March, a panel of judges selected 50 finalists. Then, during the week-long Web Choice Award voting period from March 15–22, members of the...

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Winter adds to slowing home sales in Pueblo

Single-family home sales across the state were down 3.9 percent in February from a year ago, according to Colorado Association of REALTORS® data. They were down 5.1 percent in January and February combined.   In Pueblo County, the drop was steeper. Single-family home sales were down 24 percent last month from February 2018. They were down 15 percent for January and February...

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Home prices turn negative in two more metro Denver counties but home values still rising statewide

The Colorado Association of REALTORS® is confirming an earlier report from the Denver Metro Association of REALTORS® that metro Denver home prices suffered an annual decline in February.   That’s the first time that has happened since 2012. But with strong gains still piling up along the southern Front Range and in Mesa County, home prices statewide are still rising.   The median sales...

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Boulder County housing inventory outpaces demand in February

Housing inventory is outpacing demand in Boulder County.   The latest data for February from the Colorado Association of REALTORS® suggests the local housing market, though healthy, shows signs of cooling off.   "In Boulder County, we have 13 percent more inventory than we did at this time last year," said Kelly Moye, a Spokesperson for the Colorado Association of REALTORS®.   Sales of single-family homes...