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Residential Housing

Westword: Why a Metro Denver Home’s List Price Is Only a Starting Point Now

CAR's March Market Trends report was further evidence that Denver and the surrounding areas continue to be one of the hottest real estate markets in the U.S. Active listings are down 78 percent compared to the same period one year ago, resulting in a 15.6 percent price increase year over year. The lack of homes on the market has...

Coalition Tackles Housing Affordability Crisis with Introduction of Four Bills Aimed At Improving Short- And Long-Term Opportunities For Homeownership For All Coloradans

DENVER – With a growing list of housing affordability issues surfacing across the state, the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) has joined forces with Habitat for Humanity of Colorado to introduce a package of legislation designed to help improve the state’s long-term homeownership scenario and economic growth by addressing issues of housing affordability and access. Working with the support of a broad range of housing industry...

Bankrate: In These States, a Majority of Homes Sell Over Asking Price

“There’s a lot of demand, and with interest rates remaining low, there’s a lot of people realizing they don’t want to stay in their existing homes,” says Robert Walkowicz, chairman of the Colorado Association of REALTORS® and an agent in Fort Collins. “A lot of people are realizing they’re going to be working from home indefinitely.” Walkowicz...

Boulder Daily Camera: Regional Cities Set Records for Median Home Price; Boulder Tops $1.55M Median Housing Price

“I think you have a bit of a perfect storm of a combination of factors that are coming together,” said Boulder-area REALTOR Kelly Moye. “Specifically California, New York, Chicago and Texas are the places where the most people are coming from. There’s just a massive move here.” Moye said many of those relocating to Colorado are doing so...

List Price Just the Starting Point in Housing Markets Frenzied Madness of March

ENGLEWOOD, CO – April 12, 2021 – Approximately 60% of Colorado homes sold during the month of March received more than the original asking price as the frenzied buying market continues statewide, according to the latest research from the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) and the National Association of REALTORS®. Together with California, Colorado topped the madness of March list of just a handful of states...

Funding Available for Projects Addressing Forest Health, Wildfire Risk

The Colorado State Forest Service announced today it is accepting grant proposals for the Forest Restoration and Wildfire Risk Mitigation (FRWRM) Grant Program from HOAs, community groups, local governments, fire protection districts, utilities and nonprofit organizations seeking funding to address forest issues and reduce wildfire risk and destruction to lives, property, and water. Due to the recent passage and signing...

Celebrate Fair Housing Month with Upcoming Events

On April 11, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Fair Housing Act of 1968. Passed with bipartisan support in Congress, it was enacted to prohibit the sale, rental, and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origin, or sex. The Act expanded equal housing to all. President Lyndon Johnson signing the Fair Housing Act, 1968. Courtesy of Library of...

Sellers Entrenched in Driver’s Seat as Scarce Housing Inventory Pushes Offers, Concessions and Median Prices to All-Time Highs Statewide

Buyers required to have patience, persistence, grit…and cash ENGLEWOOD, CO – March 10, 2021 – Colorado home sellers remain firmly entrenched in the driver’s seat as the inventory of homes available for purchase dropped to all-time lows across the Denver metro area and state, according to the February 2021 housing data from the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR). At the same...