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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.
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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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10:55am

Thu June 7, 2012
Economy

Generation Rent: Slamming Door Of Homeownership

Originally published on Thu June 7, 2012 12:07 pm

Neal Coleman and his wife, Rachel, are both in their mid-20s and attend graduate school at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. They say renting makes more sense for them and their young daughter until their family is a bit more settled.
Courtesy of Neal Coleman

Kristi Taylor can pinpoint the precise moment she let go of the dream of homeownership. It was a few months ago, as she and her husband and infant son were driving through a neighborhood of homes near their apartment in Athens, Ga.

"As we were passing through, I realized that I don't really look at houses like I used to, when we would point out homes and say, 'That can be ours someday,' " says Taylor, who is 28. Now, she says, "the idea of homeownership is so vague, it doesn't even strike me as something that's in our future."

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5:06am

Tue April 17, 2012
Around the Nation

Couple Charges Rental Property Is Haunted

Originally published on Tue April 17, 2012 5:07 am

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