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Residential Housing

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Boulder County housing market off to sluggish start this year

The Boulder County housing market is slowing down.   Data from the Colorado Association of REALTORS® suggests fewer single-family homes were sold last month compared to a year ago, as more inventory became available. Single-family home sales fell about 23 percent and new listings grew more than 4. 2 percent.   "Consumer confidence is a bit shaky. That's what is causing a sluggish start,"...

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Home prices fall in Boulder, Denver and Douglas counties. Is it a blip, or a trend?

Kiss those years of double-digit annual home price gains goodbye. Depreciation has made a comeback in Boulder, Denver and Douglas counties, foreshadowing more widespread declines in the months ahead, according to a report Tuesday from the Colorado Association of REALTORS®.   “We are seeing a ton more properties come on the market, but not an increase in the number of sales,” said Matthew Leprino,...

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Housing markets off peak as sales dip in Pueblo, elsewhere

Another busy year for home purchases in Pueblo County lost some steam in the second half as higher prices and tight inventory slowed buyers, according to 2018 sales data released by local and state REALTORS® groups. The trend matches one reported in many communities in Colorado and the nation.   Last year “was a good year for the Pueblo market!” David Anderson,...

2018 a Year of Contrasts Across Colorado Markets

A strong spring in many markets across Colorado could contradict some reports of a slowing market in 2019   ENGLEWOOD, CO. – January 11, 2019 – 2018 was a year of tremendous contrasts across most Colorado markets, giving both sellers and buyers opportunities to take advantage of ever-changing market conditions, according to the latest monthly market trends data from the Colorado Association...

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A glimpse into why Colorado Springs’ economy is attracting so many outsiders

The city leads the state for employment growth in 2018 and 2019, thanks to diversity in business, age, health care, cybersecurity.   Lower housing prices have definitely attracted Denver buyers willing to brave the commute, said Donna Major, current chair of Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS®. On average, homes in the Colorado Springs region cost about a third less than houses in...

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We have reached cruising altitude

We have reached cruising altitude By Matthew Leprino   You know the moment; you’re about 15 minutes into your flight - you’ve grabbed your tablet or magazine and are settling in to your voyage. The seatbelt light is still on and the pilot has yet to make the obligatory ‘we’ve reached cruising altitude’ message but you can feel the leveling out as you...

Colorado developer builds single-family homes for under $250,000

Earlier this month, Oakwood unveiled its 24-home development off Pena Boulevard and 54th Avenue in Green Valley Ranch. The homes are priced around $230,000. While smaller than the average Denver home — roughly 1,200 to 1,400 square feet — buyers can choose a one- or two-car garage, the number of bathrooms, and from two to four bedrooms.   "The average price of...

Holiday Housing Market a Gift to Buyers?

Holiday and seasonal slowdowns combine to create more opportunities, less stress for homebuyers across the state   ENGLEWOOD, CO. – Dec. 12, 2018 – Despite the start of the typical seasonal and holiday slowdown in the housing market, median sales prices continued to tick upward while inventory supply and active listings continued to deliver mixed results in markets across much of the state...

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Did you know? Home inspectors not regulated by state of Colorado

When it comes to home inspectors, the amount of government oversight varies between states. Colorado is one state that chooses not to regulate home inspectors, meaning it's up to buyers and sellers to do their homework.   There are buyers themselves, facing fierce competition and skipping inspections altogether in Colorado.   "Unfortunately, I have seen that happen," said Matthew Leprino with the Colorado Association...