Housing

10:12am

Sat October 25, 2014
Housing Market

Boulder Is Number One In Toilets, Denver Not Too Far Behind

Economic development is contributing to the construction of larger houses in Denver and Boulder.
Credit Prizmatic / Flickr - Creative Commons

Boulder residents can officially rest easy knowing that they have the most toilets per person of any city in the country. Denver has a place on the porcelain ranking too. That’s according to Redfin, a real estate broker and technology company, who recently mused on their blog on the cities in America with the most toilets per household.

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5:00am

Wed October 22, 2014
Mountain Living

Summit County Middle Class Feels The Squeeze Of Attainable Housing

The Wellington Neighborhood in Breckenridge, Colorado.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Summit County has distinct advantages like sprawling mountain vistas and world class ski resorts, making it a prime vacation spot. But for the county's educated middle class, living there full-time, there are disadvantages to calling the county home.

Making ends meet, and buying a home here, is harder than it looks.

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5:00am

Wed June 18, 2014
Housing

Higher Rents May Turn Front Range Tenants Into Owners

A house for sale in the Denver suburb of Wheat Ridge, as seen in 2009
Bradley Gordon Flickr-Creative Commons

A Colorado Division of Housing 2014 first quarter report [.pdf] found that rents in many Front Range cities hit an all time high, with rents in the Loveland-Fort Collins metropolitan area jumping 17.2 percent from this time last year. Fort Collins average rent hit $1,183, and Denver's average rents are $1,073.

It turns out those high rental rates may also be affecting the local housing market, real estate agents say.

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12:16pm

Sun March 16, 2014
Housing Market

Rent Spikes In Greeley Despite High Vacancy Rate

Average housing rentals in Greeley jumped dramatically at the end of 2013.
Credit J. Stephen Conn / Flickr - Creative Commons

5:43am

Thu December 19, 2013
All Tech Considered

Bay Area's Steep Housing Costs Spark Return To Communal Living

Originally published on Thu December 19, 2013 10:08 am

Residents of the Embassy House, a communal home near San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district, eat dinner together every Sunday.
Elise Hu NPR

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