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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...

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Is Home Inventory Really So Dismal in Denver? Not Exactly

By Kelcey McClung  – Reporter, Denver Business Journal   May saw both a slight bump in inventory and a minute decline in median price of homes for sale in Denver, according to the Colorado Association of REALTORS®.   Both the median and average price of a single-family residence in the seven-county metro area dipped less than one percent from April to May – $435,000 and $515,204,...

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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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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...

Colorado Housing Prices Continue to Break Records

Record housing prices continue their pace across the state as homebuyers weigh a growing list of market factors   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – May 10, 2018 – With a solid seasonal bump in the number of new listings both in the Denver metro area and many markets across the state, hungry homebuyers continued to gobble up properties while others sit and monitor a...

Constant Repetition Carries Conviction

The Denver housing market is experiencing an uphill battle from cash buyers to appraiser shortages.  Current statistics reflect the struggle that is unfolding in the market.   "The story of homeownership is one of riding these waves – the highs and the lows – all the while knowing that the house always wins, no matter who’s dealing the cards…even if it needs to be...