The price on this luxury home in Golden dropped from $3.95 million to $2.75 million in a little more than a month.
—Photos courtesy of Colorado Dream House Team
Editor's Note 1/19/16: The reverse-auction home, which was on the market for 45 days, sold for $2.45 million ($1.5 million less than the original asking price). The sale process took about three months, compared to the industry average of two years for multimillion-dollar luxury homes, according to...
October 29 2015, 12:22 PM
Colorado Christian University's 100,000-square-foot Yetter Hall was completed within 11 months using Prescient's patented system.
—Image courtesy of Prescient Co. Inc.
With Colorado’s population growth rate currently twice the national average, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, housing is an issue that’s here to stay. But one Colorado-based company is offering a solution. Prescient Co. Inc. developed a manufacturing system that dramatically decreases...
October 22 2015, 10:10 AM
In transition: New apartments stand next to older homes in Jefferson Park.
—Photography by Matt Nager
Late one morning this past spring, after class at Community College of Denver, David Pierre-Bell slings a backpack over one shoulder and walks to the light-rail station near campus in search of a new home. A friend had told him about a promising apartment complex just west of downtown, where the...
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The past few years have seen the local real estate scene flirting with coastal-type price increases. Would-be sellers have been suffering from a post-recession PTSD that made them more cautious about putting their properties on the market, because even if they could be sure their home would sell,...
August 21 2015, 9:55 AM
A rendering of the Decatur Point complex.
Courtesy of Craine Architecture
We all know how crazy the Denver real estate market has become. Our challenge is to figure out ways to keep it from turning completely irrational. As buyers comb listings and neighborhoods for desirable properties, they’re still finding a dearth of starter-level condominiums in the $200,...
July 10 2015, 10:40 AM
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Denver’s real estate market is officially on fire. And with the confluence of our housing dearth and historically low interest rates, there’s no sign of a shift on the horizon.
This is all great news for sellers, but how do buyers best navigate the ultra-competitive environment? We spoke with...
July 6 2015, 2:00 PM
—A rendering of the Sterling Ranch's Lake Plaza, coming soon
Attention, families flocking to the southern suburbs for good schools, low crime rates, and easy access to the foothills: Highlands Ranch is officially full. Founded in 1981, the neighborhood will see construction on its final homes completed in the next five years. Fortunately, the coveted...
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If it seems like we were just talking about how local residential rental rates have been increasing at an alarming rate, it's because we were.
Merely a month after an Associated Press report showed that Denver's rental prices are rising faster than anyplace in the United States—including...
May 15 2015, 10:30 AM