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REALTORS in the News

Pueblo Market Remains Strong; Median Sales Price Increases in 2019

“Overall, the 2019 Pueblo market was about the same as 2018, plus or minus 2%. The two big differences were median sales price, which rose just more than 13% to finish the year at $210,000, and days on market, up 8.6% over 2018. The 2019 sold listings slipped a total of 45 from 2018, just a 1.6% dip. We are...

Garfield County’s Housing Supply Continues to Shrink

“While our market continues to struggle with low inventory, which of course results in higher prices, we are starting to see some new construction which brings hope to first-time homebuyers as well as move-up buyers,” said Erin Bassett, president of Glenwood Springs Association of REALTORS. “Spring should bring new resale inventory as well.” “We just, honestly, have no inventory,”...

Supply of Homes for Sale Is Shrinking Across Colorado, Not Just in Denver

“Our Colorado market has become so tough and unaffordable that the U-Haul report showed that people are now coming here less than they were just last year. In 2018 Colorado ranked number 16 on the list of states to move to. We now sit at 42 as word on the street is, we cost too much,” said Patrick Muldoon, a...

Median Property Value Rose 50 percent in 2 Years in Elyria-Swansea and Globeville — Again

Property tax bills are going out this month to Denver residents, which might lead some homeowners to file an appeal if they think Denver's assessor has made a mistake in the property's valuation. Denverite spoke with Denver-area REALTOR® Matthew Leprino, who explained that if a county assessor pegs a home’s value higher than the market might value it, it could...

After a Decade of Dramatic Gains, Metro Denver Home Prices Expected to Slow in 2020

“I will be telling any buyers who come through my office to be looking at a longer-term game. You won’t make $50,000 in appreciation in two years,” Matt Leprino, Colorado Association of REALTORS spokesperson, said. “You might see a lot of people pull the trigger on selling properties primarily income properties,” Leprino said. “You will see a larger influx of...

Boulder County Real Estate Market Likely Stay Stagnant into 2020

“Boulder County’s home prices are stuck in the snow and the wheels are spinning,” Boulder-area Realtor Kelly Moye stated in a Colorado Association of Realtors news release. “It’s like someone just held it in time and nothing changed. I think it’s a trend we are going to see continue, too.” “Wages aren’t keeping up with home prices in Boulder, so...

Colorado’s Economy Is Predicted to Keep Growing in 2020, but Slower

Colorado REALTOR Matthew Leprino recently spoke with the Colorado Sun regarding the state's continued growth and its effects on housing costs. He said there's still not enough housing for everyone moving to Colorado, which continues to cause prices to rise. “Boulder just got so expensive, especially due to the limit-growth initiatives that they have there. But now Broomfield is seeing...

REALTOR® Leader Leanne Goff Loses Battle with Cancer

CAR's 2013 CYPN of the Year fondly remembered for enthusiasm and energy Boulder-area REALTOR® member Leanne Goff lost her 2 and ½ year battle against relentless Glioblastoma brain cancer on Sunday, December 1, 2019.  Leanne joined BARA in 2008 and quickly became a REALTOR® champion who gave, and gave, and gave.  Leanne served as the first Chair for BARA’s newly-formed YPN. ...

Springs Housing Market Stays Strong Amid Seasonal Challenges

“September 2019 was another strong month for the Colorado Springs-area housing market for single-family/patio homes,” Colorado Springs REALTOR Jay Gupta said. " “Our average sales price was $368,430, with the median sales price of $325,500, and a 1.5-month supply of inventory,” Gupta said. “Since buyers generally purchase properties offering competitive values, 42 percent of El Paso and 31 percent...