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Colorado homes taxed at some of the lowest rates in country

By ALDO SVALDI  The Denver Post   Published: April 6, 2017 @ 6:29 pm UPDATED: April 7, 2017 @ 11:02 am Colorado homes taxed at some of the lowest rates in country The effective property tax rate for single-family homes … Continue reading

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Another 155 homes coming to Castle Rock

Flat Rock Village will be part of the Terrain community By: Shanna Fortier Another 155 single-family detached homes will be added to Flat Rock Village in the Terrain Community in the northeast corner of Castle Rock between Founders Parkway and … Continue reading

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Denver housing market has record year in 2015 but cools in final weeks

By Aldo Svaldi The Denver Post Metro Denver’s housing market had a record year in 2015, but it also showed signs of exhaustion in the final month as prices stayed flat and the number of listings dropped sharply, according to … Continue reading

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Colorado real estate industry prepared for new disclosure rules

By Aldo Svaldi The Denver Post Starting Saturday, purchasing a home with a mortgage will come with a whole new set of disclosures and different procedures for closing a sale. Bid farewell to the good faith estimate, two truth-in-lending forms … Continue reading

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Very, very few Denver homes lost value last year: Report

By: Ben Miller, Contributing Writer, Denver Business Journal Only 1.5 percent of Denver homes lost value last year, which was the smallest decline in home value in the nation. That’s according to a new report by Zillow, which indicated that … Continue reading

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Realtors say housing demand in Denver is on the decline

By: Russell Haythorn DENVER – Labor Day weekend, everything changed. That’s what experts are saying about the housing market in metro Denver. After a white hot spring and summer, the hottest housing market in the nation has cooled quite a … Continue reading

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Amid Colorado construction boom, workers are scarce, contractors say

By Alicia Wallace The Denver Post A shortage of skilled workers is stifling the construction industry’s rebound from the gutting it took during the Great Recession, potentially stymieing the boom in Colorado. The shortage is a problem that has vexed … Continue reading

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Average home values in Douglas County up 21 percent in 2 years

By: Anica Padilla DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. – Average home values in Douglas County have gone up more than 20 percent in two years…. The new value is based on a study of all comparable sales between 2012 and 2014, according … Continue reading

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Metro Denver homeowners should brace for tax increases, assessors warn

By Aldo Svaldi The Denver Post Property values across the metro area are popping through the roof, and owners should prepare for higher property taxes in the years ahead, according to a report Wednesday from county assessors. “Property values across … Continue reading

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Heavy snows didn’t bury metro Denver home sales

By Aldo Svaldi The Denver Post Buyers braved deep snow and higher mortgage rates to snap up homes as soon as they came on the market in metro Denver last month, according to two separate reports. Sellers brought 4,537 new … Continue reading

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