Monthly Roundup January: DMAR in the News

Our Association caught the attention of several major media outlets this month including Forbes, 5280, The Denver Business Journal, The Denver Post, Professional Builder, Pot Portal, 9News, YourHub, Active Rain and Denver7.

January 31, 2019

Forbes

The Most Competitive Housing Markets In The U.S. Going Into 2019

"A new study of 1.5 million homebuyers—and their competitive behavior when it comes to buying a house—comes with some slightly surprising results: California is not at the top of the list. Instead, it is Denver..." Read More

5280

What You Can Get for $800,000 in Denver’s Real Estate Market

"Denver’s real estate market may be showing some signs of cooling, but prices are still on the rise. The average sold price of a single-family home was $508,016 in December 2018, up 4.5 percent from December 2017..." Read More

Denver’s 2019 Real Estate Forecast Looks Good for Buyers

"Will 2019 be the year you finally find (and get!) your Denver dream home? According to recently released numbers from the  Denver Metro Association of REALTORS® the chances are better than they’ve been in a while...." Read More

The Denver Business Journal

Denver housing market softens in December after record-breaking year

"Though the housing market saw a shift in 2018, sellers still have the upper hand...." Read More

The Denver Post

Denver housing market: Millennials face major hurdles to becoming home buyers

"Speaking at the Denver Metro Association of REALTORS Economic Summit a few weeks ago, Danielle Hale, chief economist for realtor.com, said millennials are expected to make up 45 percent of all people who take out mortgages in the U.S. this year..." Read More

Metro Denver apartments: Builders keep building and renters keep renting

"New apartments continue to pour onto the market, pushing down average rents in metro Denver for the second quarter in a row..." Read More

Professional Builder

Denver's Year in Housing a 'Song of Ice and Fire'

Metro Denver's market conditions were hot to start, and ended with a cooldown. Home sales decreased 23 percent annually in December 2018, and 17.8 percent from November 2018..." Read More

Pot Portal

Study: Dispensaries Raised Neighbors’ Home Prices in Denver

"Cannabis dispensaries can increase the value of homes around them, a new study shows. Colorado State University (CSU) professors studying what effects dispensary openings had on home prices in the Denver metropolitan area found that a dispensary increases home sale prices by an average of 7.7 percent for properties within one-quarter mile, or about 400 meters..." Read More

9News

Report shows Denver is moving into a more balanced housing market

"Buyers are starting to take back some control of the housing market. The latest report from the Denver Metro Association of REALTORS® shows we ended the year with a 5.5 percent drop in home sales compared to 2017..." Read More

Denver home sales decrease in 2018

"Home sellers had the advantage on the start of 2018, but 12 months later, buyers are starting to take back some control of the market. The Denver Metro Association of REALTORS® say there was a rush of sales at the beginning of the year, then things started to slow down, May...." Read More

YourHub

Tips for Using Real Estate to Increase Wealth

"The median household income for most Americans sits right around $57,000 per year, which may be livable in some markets, but is hardly enough to accumulate any sort of substantial wealth..." Read More

Active Rain

Denver’s 2019 Real Estate Forecast Looks Good for Buyers 

"Will 2019 be the year you finally find (and get!) your Denver dream home? According to recently released numbers from the Denver Metro Association of REALTORS®, the chances are better than they’ve been in a while.  ..." Read More

Denver7

Denver’s median home price hit a record high of $409,900 in 2018

"2018 was another year of records for Denver’s real estate market. The median home price was $409,900 for the year, according to the latest data from the  Denver Metro Association of REALTORS®..." Read More

2018 Report on Metro Housing Market

"According to the Denver Metro Association of REALTORS®, the number of homes sold fell by more than five and a half percent and median home price, up 8%, more than $409,000." ..." Read More