Tagged: Colorado economy

Metro Denver living costs lower than in California, but not a bargain

Metro Denver living costs lower than in California, but not a bargain

Metro Denver ranked in the 41st percentile out of the 100 larger metro areas studied for discretionary income, or just under the middle of the pack. But among larger Western metros, it ranked fifth best after Las Vegas, Seattle, Cheyenne, Wyo., and Boise City, Idaho, according to storage company Trove.

Denver-area home buyers who wait will need a bigger down payment

Denver-area home buyers who wait will need a bigger down payment

Real estate firm Zillow projects metro Denver’s median home price will rise from $372,800 in September to $383,667 a year later. That would lift a 20 percent down payment from $74,560 to $76,733, which requires an extra $181 a month in savings.

What Colorado regions will grow fastest through 2050? The answer is not metro Denver.

What Colorado regions will grow fastest through 2050? The answer is not metro Denver.

Between 2015 and 2050, Colorado will add 3 million residents, with the largest percentage gains coming in Greeley, Fort Collins, Colorado Springs and the Western Slope, according to projections from the State Demography Office.

Metro Denver chasing 80 other corporate prospects besides Amazon

Metro Denver chasing 80 other corporate prospects besides Amazon

Metro Denver economic development officials are keeping their fingers crossed on their Amazon campus proposal, but also say they have gained valuable insights in putting it together.

Denver home inventory takes a scary dip in October

Denver home inventory takes a scary dip in October

Metro Denver home sales dropped in October, but home prices rose and the inventory of available homes and condos for sale hit a record low, according to the Denver Metro Association of Realtors.

Jump in rental price for one-bedroom apartments puts two Colorado cities on the list for biggest monthly increases

Jump in rental price for one-bedroom apartments puts two Colorado cities on the list for biggest monthly increases

Denver experienced a 4.4 percent jump in the median listing price of a one-bedroom unit the past month to $1,393,  the fourth highest in the country, according to a survey Wednesday from Abodo, a national apartment finding service based in Madison, Wis.

Slower home price gains in metro Denver for second straight month

Slower home price gains in metro Denver for second straight month

Metro Denver’s monthly pace of home price gains in August was only half of that measured in July, according to the closely watched Case-Shiller home price indices.

Slower home price gains in metro Denver for second straight month

Slower home price gains in metro Denver for second straight month

Metro Denver’s monthly pace of home price gains in August was only half of that measured in July, according to the closely watched Case-Shiller home price indices.

“Storm of scarcity” pushing resort companies to spend big on affordable housing in mountain communities

“Storm of scarcity” pushing resort companies to spend big on affordable housing in mountain communities

From Telluride to Aspen, Vail to Steamboat, ski resort companies are shouldering more responsibility for — and spending tens of millions of dollars on — workforce housing after years working in the background with community partnerships.

Homes selling faster in Denver, putting local market back on “Hotness Index”

Homes selling faster in Denver, putting local market back on “Hotness Index”

Metro Denver’s housing market moved back into the top 10 rankings for “hotness,” its first time on the list since April of this year.