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Boulder County housing market off to sluggish start this year

The Boulder County housing market is slowing down.   Data from the Colorado Association of REALTORS® suggests fewer single-family homes were sold last month compared to a year ago, as more inventory became available. Single-family home sales fell about 23 percent and new listings grew more than 4. 2 percent.   "Consumer confidence is a bit shaky. That's what is causing a sluggish start,"...

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Home prices fall in Boulder, Denver and Douglas counties. Is it a blip, or a trend?

Kiss those years of double-digit annual home price gains goodbye. Depreciation has made a comeback in Boulder, Denver and Douglas counties, foreshadowing more widespread declines in the months ahead, according to a report Tuesday from the Colorado Association of REALTORS®.   “We are seeing a ton more properties come on the market, but not an increase in the number of sales,” said Matthew Leprino,...

January’s improved inventory falls short of buyer demand

ENGLEWOOD, CO. – Feb. 12, 2019 – When REALTORS® from across the state met earlier this month at the Colorado Association of REALTORS® annual Economic Summit, the message from economist Elliot Eisenberg was clear: Colorado’s housing market continues to be plagued by an overall lack of inventory. The ripple effects on home buyers and sellers alike has remained the same...

50-state research aims to identify nation’s most innovative housing solutions

The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) has completed a 50-state research analysis designed to identify the most innovative and successful programs being implemented to address the full spectrum of housing issues facing communities across the United States.   From affordability and product type to inventory needs, CAR’s research set out to help identify what state and local governments, public and private businesses,...

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Waves of uncertainty rise from seasonal factors and government shutdown

By Matthew Leprino January 2019   There is little that markets like less than uncertainty, be it real estate, or otherwise. So when a segment of the population isn’t working, and worse, when they aren’t spending money, uncertainty grows and creates a ripple effect throughout our economy. As the partial government shutdown nears ever closer to a month, the likelihood that it will...

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2018 brought fewer sales, rising volume to Summit County’s real estate market

The Colorado Association of REALTORS has pegged 2018 as a year of "tremendous contrasts" across the state. Down to the zip code, location mattered as much as anything else. While some experts and economists have predicted a downturn in 2019, evidence of softening real estate markets was not universal across the state, according to the association. ### In Summit County, the total...

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Home sales slowed across most of Colorado in 2018

Despite drop in sales, median prices continued to climb   Metro Denver’s housing market saw sales slide and prices continue to rise last year, and that pattern dominated across much of the state, according to a monthly update from the Colorado Association of REALTORS.   Colorado Springs and El Paso County, the next biggest housing market after metro Denver, suffered a 5.5-percent drop in single-family...

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Colorado real estate markets to vary locally in 2019

Despite market trend predictions from experts and economists of a possible downward shift in real estate in 2019, the Colorado Association of REALTORS® doesn’t expect that to be the case for all of Colorado.   While there was an increase in listings statewide in the second half of 2018, new listings went down in December with 3,868, down 36.5 percent from the...

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The Economic Impact of a Typical Home Sale in Colorado

The National Association of REALTORS® released state-by-state reports outlining the total economic impact of real estate related industries on the state economy, as well as the expenditures that result from a single home sale, including aspects like home construction costs, real estate brokerage, mortgage lending and title insurance.   The real estate industry accounted for $70,517 million or 20.4% of the gross state product...

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Colorado on top tier of ‘well-run’ states, but observers warn of growth challenges

A new national ranking of the best-managed states places Colorado in the top 10, but those who closely follow the state's economy say growth issues could make governing more of a challenge in the years ahead.   Several counties in the Front Range region have agreed to attempt to limit development through existing corridors, he said, and that will further drive up...