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Residential Housing

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...

New “Micro Apartments” Offer Housing for Denver’s Homeless

Beginning Jan. 21, 2020, the former Quality Inn & Suites at 3737 N. Quebec St. in Denver that once welcomed weary travelers will now provide shelter for a different type of clientele. Renamed Fusion Suites, the former hotel will now provide housing for Denver residents experiencing temporary homelessness and it could become a model for future affordable housing developments. The...

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,”...

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Capitol Connection – January 10, 2020

Colorado General Assembly Kicks Off A New Decade The Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly Opened on January 8, 2020 The first gavel of the second regular session of the 72nd General Assembly came down on Wednesday, January 8th under the leadership of Senate President Leroy Garcia and Speaker of the House KC Becker.  As of this afternoon, 170 bills...

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...

Colorado Springs Makes List of Top Markets for Millennials

Millennials are flocking to affordable smaller cities, baby boomers are retiring in walkable communities that offer urban amenities, and Gen Xers are heading to larger, high-priced markets. Realtor.com® researchers recently evaluated the migration trends of the generations. Life stages—growing families, retirement, and employment—continues to drive demand in housing. Millennials, the largest U.S. generation ever, is particularly making its mark on the...

Decade Closes with Record-Low Inventory Across Colorado

Housing markets gear up for most active months with little inventory as affordability improves Contact:  Marty Schechter for CAR 303-882-4585 cell                                                                                                     marty@schechterpr.com ENGLEWOOD, CO. – Jan. 13, 2020 – Colorado housing markets closed out the past decade with 10-year record or near record lows in several key inventory related categories, according to the latest monthly market data from the...

NAR Approves Sweeping New Fair Housing Action Plan

© National Association of REALTORS®The 2020 NAR Leadership Team meets with HUD's secretary. From left: President-elect Charlie Oppler, President Vince Malta, HUD Secretary Ben Carson, CEO Bob Goldberg, Immediate Past President John Smaby, First Vice President Leslie Rouda Smith, Vice President of Association Affairs Mabél Guzmán, and Vice President of Advocacy Christine Hansen. Expect the National Association of REALTORS®...

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...