Sellers’ market strong as inventory keeps falling

The total market in the Boulder area is down in unit sales and homes available for sale from last year at the end of May. Sales of single-family homes are down 7.1 percent and attached dwelling sales are down 19.2 percent. The most significant cause of this decline is a lack of inventory. Actively listed […]

Luxury-home sales lackluster outside Boulder

The Boulder area real-estate market continues to be among the strongest in the state. Boulder, Denver, Colorado Springs and Fort Collins are hot markets with limited inventory, resulting in many sales being above the listing price. In April, Denver and Colorado Springs ranked as the third and 12th hottest markets in the nation. Boulder fell […]

Luxury-home inventory high outside Boulder

Real-estate sales in Boulder and the surrounding areas continue to be strong, with prices continuing to move upward. According to Lawrence Yun, chief economist and senior vice president for research at the National Association of Realtors, the Boulder area is one of the best real-estate markets because it is being fueled by a strong economy, […]

Market for luxury homes continues to be strong

At this time last year I predicted that 2014 home sales would not be as strong as those in 2013. Unfortunately, my prediction was correct. August sales were down from last year, and there were fewer than in July. The decline in sales is the result of fewer active listings. August’s sales were down 11.8 […]

Single family home sales continue to surge

Sales of single-family and attached homes were strong in April. Single-family sales year-to-date were up 9.4 percent and attached homes increased 18.9 percent. These increases are remarkable when you consider that the number of homes actively listed for sale is down 34.7 percent from April 2014. The inventory shortage combined with increased demand is resulting […]

High demand, low supply keeps market hot

The Boulder area real estate market is hot. The demand for homes below $800,000 in Boulder and below $500,000 in the surrounding areas is unprecedented. It is being driven by a severe shortage of listings along with significant interest from buyers, many of whom are moving into the area. It is not unusual for new […]