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Residential Housing

Boulder Tops List of College Towns to Buy Homes

Boulder is one of the three most popular college towns for young adults to buy a home. Although the median sale price in the city is $1 million, Boulder ranked third. Only Champaign, Ill., ($180,000 median price) and Burlington, Vt., ($415,00 median price) are more popular. Economic stability, a low-key lifestyle, and affordability were cited as reasons why people choose...

Market Trends Shows Median Sale Prices in Aurora’s Most Affordable Neighborhoods Rising

In Aurora’s more affordable northern neighborhoods along the Colfax corridor and Delmar Park, the city has half of the inventory it had last year and a median sales price of $400,000, which is up about 30 percent. The southern and eastern areas of Aurora and their newer developments have pushed the new median high to $706,000. CAR spokesperson and Aurora-area...

New NAR Ads Share Rental and Mortgage Assistance Resources

NAR has launched a series of communications targeted to renters, housing providers, state/local elected officials, and opinion leaders about the availability of rental assistance in Denver beginning Friday, Sept. 10th. The message of the online ad underscores that Congress has allocated $46.55 billion in emergency rental assistance relief for renters and housing providers who are struggling due to the impact of...

Shipping Container Could be Source of Affordable Housing in Denver

One company’s answer to the affordable housing shortage is providing a place to stack containers customized into manufactured homes, which could then be shipped to similar buildings in other states. Stackhouse, is a Denver-based company that offers a way to stack containers in an eight-story building with 62 slots. The cost of one of these homes is $110,000 for a 320 square-foot floor pan, and...

Four Colo. Cities Make Top 10 List for Most Competitive Cities for Homebuyers

Littleton, Aurora, Colorado Springs, and Denver ranked in the top 10 most competitive cities for homebuying according to real estate brokerage Redfin. Some of these cities are called “Zoom cities” after the popular video conferencing app, which refers to the popularity of working from home and the subsequent uptick in real estate sales. While many cities across the nation reported some cooling off on the amount...

Colorado Springs’ ZIP 80916 holds 2021 Title of “Hottest ZIP” in the Nation.

REALTOR.com reports that Colorado Springs ZIP code 80916 (on the southeast side) is the nation’s “hottest” market for sales in the entire nation.   The southeast side of the city outranks ZIP codes in Rochester, NY, and Boston, Mass.  According to CAR’s July Market Trends Report, the median home price for homes in all of El Paso County is $450,000.  In the 80916 ZIP code, the...

The Denver Channel 7: Realtors shift to mini-drones to showcase properties to homebuyers in increasingly hot housing market

We all know Denver’s real estate market is about as hot as the sweltering temperatures outside, but realtors are hoping it could heat up even more when they break out the drones to capture jaw-dropping video of homes for sale. “In construction, drones are very important for surveying, for ICD’s, for everything,” said Vincent Coleson, who’s built and sold dozens of...

KUNC: As Colorado Housing Costs Soar, These Builders Look To Shipping Containers As A Solution

Northern Colorado is short thousands of housing units, according to Crisafulli, and the Common Sense Institute estimates the number is over 175,000 statewide — a number that various people and local governments view as too low or too high. Either way, the deficit is contributing to double-digit percent price increases across the state and stressing out working class families looking for a...

The Pueblo Chieftain: Real Estate sales are ‘crazy’ so far this year

Reflecting on data from the first six months of sales, Pueblo Association of REALTORS Board Director David Anderson admitted, "It is just crazy and that's just the reality." In 2020, 3,082 residential properties sold for $745 million. so far this year, 1,422 residential properties have sold for $365.5 million, which means Pueblo County sales are on track to zoom past 2020's...

FOX 31: Is the Denver real estate market cooling?

But realtors say there is more inventory available now than there was then. “Our market has definitely shifted in the last couple of weeks, significantly,” said Kelly Moye, spokesperson for the Colorado Association of Realtors. Moye said demand has changed as well. Some buyers are tired of the process. Others are traveling. Plus, the market typically slows in late summer. Watch or read...