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Typical fall slowdown or has Colorado housing market reached a plateau?

Answers may not be known until spring season https://coloradorealtors.com/market-trends/   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Oct. 11, 2017 – While the first measurable snowfall of the season just hit Colorado’s front range, experts in Colorado’s real estate industry are already turning their attention to spring 2018 for potential answers to the growing list of questions surrounding the state’s residential real estate market. Traditional fall slowdowns are...

Inventory remains top of mind in sizzling housing market

What will homebuyers sacrifice just to get in on a piece of the action? BY CAR SPOKESPERSON MATTHEW LEPRINO   The Denver real estate market has recently become a hotbed of conflicting cause-and-effect discussion. Our condominium regulations (construction defects reform) have gained national attention, while our scorching home prices seem unstoppable to everyone except those who worked and survived the 2008 market. Instantaneous...

Denver home sales and prices drop in July, putting area brokers on alert

Home sales and prices in Denver slipped lower from June to July. But was that just the chain jerking on a roller coaster still headed higher or a housing market cresting its peak and about to send passengers on a wild ride?   “It is typical to have a seasonal slowdown every summer, but this summer has been slower than most and...

Seasonal slowdown or changing market?

July housing data delivers mixed bag across Colorado   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Aug. 10, 2017 – While Colorado’s housing market remains extremely hot, seasonal factors contributed to create a mixed bag of results in Colorado’s housing market activity in July, according to the monthly statewide housing report from the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR).   Despite decreases in new (-14 percent), active (-3.5) and...

New Listings and Sales Improve From March to April

Weak inventory challenging to both buyers and sellers. There were more new listings and sales of both single-family homes and condominiums/townhouses in Colorado in April than in March but both categories still lagged significantly behind a year ago according to statistics announced today by the Colorado Association of REALTORS (CAR). Single-family home listings increased 11 percent to 10,725 and sales improved by...

Home Sales Improve During First Quarter of 2016

Steadily Rising Prices Making Homes Less Affordable For Some. During the first quarter of 2016 (January, February and March) most areas of Colorado saw an increase in the number of both single-family homes and condominiums/townhouses sold compared to the same time period in 2015.  The 15,742 single-family homes sold were an increase of 5 percent over the first quarter of 2015...

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Tips for Helping Consumers with a Down Payment

According to a Consumer Reports national homeownership survey, more than one-third of millennial respondents said they didn’t own a home because they hadn’t saved enough for a down payment. For many, high rental costs and student debt make it difficult to save for a down payment. Consumer Reports highlights down payment savings strategies, including finding a no-interest loan or homeownership program...

Housing Prices Continue to Rise Throughout Colorado

Inventory Slowly Improving During First Five Months of 2015 Housing values continue to rise throughout the state according to statistics reported today by the Colorado Association of REALTORS®. Highlights of the Association’s May statistical reports include: The median price for a single-family home increased to $310,000, up 13 percent from a year ago and for a condominium or townhouse it rose 16...

Higher Tax Assessments Show Improved Markets

As Colorado property owners have been receiving their 2015 tax assessments this spring, they can point to a steady increase in the price of homes sold in Colorado over the last several years as the cause for somewhat dramatic increases in their property valuations. Home values throughout the state continued to move upward in April, extending a pattern that began...