Housing

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

5:00am

Tue December 10, 2013
Agriculture

Forget The Golf Course, Developers Use Farming To Sell Suburban Homes

The Bucking Horse subdivision in Fort Collins, Colo., will include a working CSA farm, complete with historic barn, farm house and chicken coop.
Luke Runyon KUNC and Harvest Public Media

For decades, housing developments in the suburbs have come complete with golf courses, tennis courts, strip malls and swimming pools. But make way for the new subdivision amenity: the specialty farm.

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5:00am

Fri November 29, 2013
Housing

No Vacancy: Tight Market Challenges Apartment Hunters

Matt Scott Creative Commons/Flickr

Finding rental housing in northern Colorado continues to be a challenge, with vacancies near historic lows in the third quarter of 2013.

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