Housing

10:02pm

Mon July 25, 2011
Around the Nation

Study Shows Racial Wealth Gap Grows Wider

There's long been a big gap between the wealth of white families and the wealth of African-Americans and Hispanics. But the Great Recession has made it much worse — the divide is almost twice what it used to be.

That's according to a new study by the Pew Research Center, which says that the decline in the housing market is the main cause.

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11:58am

Mon July 25, 2011
Rental markets

Apartment Vacancies Hit New Ten-year Low

CO Division of Housing

State housing officials say median rents in the Denver metro area are rising slightly, as apartment vacancies drop to a new ten-year low.

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1:55pm

Tue May 24, 2011
Housing

Single-Family Rental Vacancies at All-Time Low in metro Denver

Creative Commons

The single-family rental vacancy rate in the metro Denver area has fallen to an all-time low. And while demand for the properties is high, rents aren’t keeping pace with inflation.

The vacancy rate for single-family homes, condos and other small properties across metro Denver fell to 1.4% in the first quarter of the year.  That’s compared to 3.1% for the first quarter of 2010.  Colorado Division of Housing Spokesman Ryan Mcmaken says in spite of declining vacancies, rents are largely flat across the metro area.

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11:12am

Tue May 17, 2011
Housing

Colorado Foreclosures Continue Downward Trend

CO Division of Housing

New foreclosures filings continue to fall in Colorado’s largest counties.  But state officials are still concerned about the relatively high number of completed foreclosure sales.

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12:09pm

Thu May 5, 2011
Foreclosures

Foreclosures Drop Dramatically in Front Range Counties

CO Division of Housing

Foreclosures in Colorado have fallen to their lowest levels in more than two years.  But not all regions are seeing improvement.

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