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More Coloradans moving out as population growth brings traffic headaches, higher home prices

More Coloradans moving out as population growth brings traffic headaches, higher home prices

Ten thousand more people left Colorado in 2016 than in 2015 and the outflow last year was nearly 30,000 above the 2010 to 2015 average of 163,368 residents departing for other states, according to the American Community Survey that the U.S. Census Bureau conducts each year.

Lafayette may extend moratorium on new senior housing, cites demand on emergency services

Lafayette may extend moratorium on new senior housing, cites demand on emergency services

Developers keen to jump into Lafayette’s growing senior housing boom may have to wait a bit longer. The city may extend is moratorium on new senior-oriented housing because of an outsized demand for emergency services.

Home price gains nationally strongest in three years, Denver holds at 7.2 percent

Home price gains nationally strongest in three years, Denver holds at 7.2 percent

Metro Denver home prices increased 7.2 percent in September, unchanged from the annual rate of gains measured in August and July, according to the latest update from S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices.

Denver’s median home value jumped $22,000 this year as number of for-sale homes plummeted

Denver’s median home value jumped $22,000 this year as number of for-sale homes plummeted

Denver’s spiking median home values and plummeting stock of for-sale homes aren’t an outlier in the U.S., they’re the norm, according to Zillow. Company analysts say country is in the midst of an ‘inventory crisis.’

U.S. home construction reaches strongest pace in a year

U.S. home construction reaches strongest pace in a year

Construction of new homes climbed 13.7 percent in October, the biggest jump in a year as builders broke ground on more apartments and single-family houses. But there is still a nationwide shortage of for-sale homes, realtors say.

Jeffco commissioner Don Rosier stepping down to head Sterling Ranch buildout in Douglas County

Jeffco commissioner Don Rosier stepping down to head Sterling Ranch buildout in Douglas County

Jefferson County commissioner Don Rosier will step down from his position in January to take over as general manager of the Sterling Ranch Community Authority Board, where he will oversee operations at the 12,000-home master-planned community in Douglas County.

Jeffco commissioner Don Rosier stepping down to head Sterling Ranch buildout in Douglas County

Jeffco commissioner Don Rosier stepping down to head Sterling Ranch buildout in Douglas County

Jefferson County commissioner Don Rosier [cq comment=”cqcq”]will step down from his position in January to take over as general manager of the Sterling Ranch Community Authority Board, where he will oversee operations at the 12,000-home master-planned community in Douglas County.

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.

Business groups typically allied with GOP not all on board fast tax train

Business groups typically allied with GOP not all on board fast tax train

One powerful group was noticeably scarce from the flurry of activity inside the congressional committee room where Republicans recently took a big step toward passing their sweeping tax overhaul.

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.