Dave Nelson's Blog Posts

Denver Market Sees Another Cool Down In November

 Denver home sales cooled a bit in September but seemed to stabilize in October of this year. However, according to the most recent report from the Denver Metro Association of Realtors (DMAR),

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Denver Real Estate Forecast For 2019

According to a recent analysis from realtor.com, metro Denver home sales could slow significantly next year, but the decline in activity won’t necessarily derail home price gains as existing

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Home Sales On The Decline In Colorado

Not just in the metro area, but rather the whole state of Colorado saw a major decline in the number of homes sold in September. The Colorado Association of Realtors recently reported that the

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Denver Sellers Market Shifting To Buyers

Housing inventory continues to be in an issue in Denver, which often puts sellers at an advantage. As inventory numbers are slowly creeping up in the Mile High City, industry pros are seeing

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Is The Denvers Hot Housing Market Showing Signs Of Cooling

According to the August Denver Metro Real Estate Market Trends Report, the red-hot housing market in the metro area is showing signs of cooling, which is a bit of positive news for would-be buyers

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Denver Doesnt Make The List For Affordability

The city of Denver makes a lot of lists, but unfortunately for buyers in this market, affordability isn’t one of them. That’s according to the second-quarter Attom Data Solutions 2018 U.S. Home

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How Long Does It Take To Close On A Denver Home

In the Mile High City, taking a home from listing to the closing table happens, on average, in as little as 41 days. According to Trulia, that’s one of the shortest turnaround times in the country

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April Saw A Jump In Home Prices And Inventory

According to recent data from the Denver Metro Association of Realtors, the median price of residential properties – both detached single-family homes and condos – rose to $417,000 in April.

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Denver Homes Fastest Selling In The Country

     Would be home buyers in the Denver metro know all too well how quickly homes sell in the Mile High City. If you’re wondering if there’s anywhere else in the country where

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Denvers Average Home Price Sets New Record

Single-family home prices keep climbing upward as Denver saw average prices hit $543,059 in April, according to the Denver Metro Association of Realtors May trends report. Data in the report

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Want To Live On The Sunny Side Of Denver

As the neighborhoods in close proximity to Denver are becoming more crowded and pricey, would-be buyers are flocking further from the city to check out up and coming areas where prices may be a

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Best Denver Neighborhoods For First Time Home Buyers

With low inventory and high home prices in Denver, first-time buyers are often overwhelmed with how quickly homes sell and discouraged with the lack of options for their first starter house. It’s

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Niche Ranks Denvers Top Suburbs

It seems everyone is heading to Denver these days – in 2017 alone we saw 77,000 new residents in the Mile High City. So where is everyone moving when they get here? According to Niche, a website

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Average Denver Home Price Passes The Half Million Dollar Mark

With the unprecedented growth in the Denver metro area over the past couple years, it was only a matter of time before home prices in the Mile High City jumped over the $500,000 mark. According to

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Home Resale Prices Rising In Denver

According to the most recent S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Indices report, Metro Denver's year-over-year gain in home-resale prices stood at 7.4 percent in December, nearly half a percentage point

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Neighborhood Profile Virginia Village

With the influx of expansion in the downtown area, couples with growing families are increasingly heading east to less crowded neighborhoods that are more family-friendly. Virginia Village is

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Round Up Of Denvers Hottest Neighborhoods

With so much growth in the Mile High City and suburbs, just where is everyone moving to? According to “Hot Hoodz,” a recent report released by Boulder-based zavvie, a national HyperLocal and

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Zillow Says Denver Homes Wont Appreciate As Fast As The Rest Of US

According to a recent report from Zillow, Denver homes won't appreciate as much as the national average over the next year. Zillow estimates that nationally, homes will appreciate 3.1 percent over

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Denver Housing Inventory Dips In October

October saw high home selling prices, thanks mostly to extremely low inventory numbers in the Mile High City. That’s according to the latest monthly update from the Denver Metro Association of

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Denvers Most Expensive Rental Area A Mixed Bag For Buying

The Golden Triangle is fast becoming one of the most popular neighborhoods in Denver. It’s no wonder – some have even equated the heavily cultural area to New York City's Upper West Side. But

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Denver 3 For Home Price Gains Among Big Cities

According to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Indices report, Denver has made its way to the number 3 spot among 20 big U.S. cities for year-over year home-resale price gains. The report

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Neighborhood Spotlight Rosedale

Tucked away between Denver's University and Overland neighborhoods, Rosedale is a small area bordered by East Evans Avenue to the north, South Downing Street to the east, East Yale Avenue to the

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Denver Housing Inventory Jumps In March

Historically the market tends to always see a jump in inventory from February to March; however, this year in Denver we saw a bigger bump than anticipated.A monthly report released by the Denver

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Neighborhood Spotlight Capitol Hill

One of Denver’s most diverse and popular neighborhoods, Capitol Hill features a fantastic blend of classic architecture and modern destinations. It’s also one of Denver’s most densely

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Checking Out Sunnyside

Looking for a Highlands home without the Highlands price tag? You might consider the increasingly popular neighborhood of Sunnyside. This neighborhood is adjacent to Denver's popular Highlands

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Affordable Housing Measures Pass In Denver

Denver’s city council recently voted to approve the city’s first dedicated fund for affordable housing, which will receive $150 million over the next 10 years. The council voted 9-4 to

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Happiest Communities In Colorado

Care to take a guess at the 7th happiest city in the nation? If you’re thinking Denver or Boulder, you’d be wrong. Located just 12 miles from Denver, the happiest city in the metro area is

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Neighborhood Spotlight Berkeley

With its close proximity to downtown and tight-knit community feel, the northwest neighborhood of Berkeley has charms that are hard to resist. Neighboring West Highland and Regis, Berkeley is

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MixedUse Facility Being Constructed In Five Points Colorado

Construction of an eight-story, mixed-use development is now underway in Denver’s historic Five Points neighborhood. The Lydian, a $40 million property is being developed by the Golden-based

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Want To Get Happy Buy In Denver

Sure, it seems like everyone and their mother wants to move to the Mile High City, but are residents of Denver truly happy? According to a recent study from HomeAdvisor, very! In fact,

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Tiny House Capital Of The World Is Closer Than You Think

If you’re house hunting in Colorado, the obstacle of low inventory has likely come up. Chances are you’ve expanded your search to include all kinds of properties – traditional sales, REO

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Prices High And Inventory Low In Denver

According to recent data released from the Colorado Association of Realtors (CAR), Denver area home prices continued to climb to record levels in May, while the inventory of active listings

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