If you’ve got sticker shock looking around the Denver real estate market lately, do as nearly half of home-buying Denverites did last week and pay less than the listed price.
Denver’s housing market is pretty hot — and one way to see it is people paying over list price to purchase a house.
On a weekly basis in Denver County, there are 163 evictions filed on average, according to Colorado Affordable Legal Services.
The effects of being displaced from home can be both wide-ranging and severe, as housing and health care advocates said in a Friday panel moderated by Tina Griego, the managing editor of The Colorado Independent.
Here’s five things they said that helps contextualize what housing insecurity looks like in Denver County.
Recently, I’ve begun to see real estate listings in Globeville and Elyria Swansea on consumer-oriented sites like Redfin and Zillow. Here’s one, for example.
Naturally, the listings also seem to be a bit cheaper per square foot. Is it the northward creep of gentrification? Too soon too say, but it’s well worth watching.