Many factors makeup “quality of life” and at least two Colorado metros deliver them in abundance. Boulder ranks as No. 2 across U.S. metros while Fort Collins shines in the eighth position, according to the 2022-2023 U.S. News & World Report’s Quality of Life Index.
Kentwood Real Estate, an exclusive Colorado affiliate of Berkshire Hathaway’s HomeServices of America, is proud to announce the arrival of Brett Sawyer and Nancy Blanchard as broker associates to its Colorado team.
Now that the housing boom is threatened by soaring mortgage rates and a potential recession, buyers and homeowners are asking a familiar question: Is the housing market so hot that it’s about to crash?
Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate (SSF) – the leading independent brokerage firm in Colorado serving resort communities throughout the mountains for six decades – announced today the acquisition of Colorado Landmark Realtors, a pioneer in the Boulder Valley Real Estate market that has been operating for 45 years.
Boulder’s home prices and cost of housing have been increasing, but workers in the Boulder Metropolitan Statistical Area had a higher wage than the rest of the nation, according to a recently released report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Noted for extraordinary beauty and quality of life, Boulder ranked as the fourth best place to live of the 150 most populous metro areas, according to a U.S. News report on their “Best Places to Live” analysis.
Looking at this month’s stats, I got excited when I saw the supply of homes on the market has increased. But, the supply is still under one month with three months being a normal market. So, I quickly deflated!
In Colorado, Fort Collins joined the top 10 areas with the highest year-over-year price gains. The metro area’s median price increased 28.4% for the year in Q2. Boulder and Denver-Aurora-Lakewood are among the top 10 most expensive metros in the nation.