Colorado Real Estate News

Northern Colorado Market Trends

The Northern Colorado market shifted in June.
If you’re thinking of buying or selling a house, there are interesting opportunities. 

Fort Collins detached homes sold for a record-high median price of $705,341.
In comparison to 2021, that is a 16.81 percent increase, up from $603,815. Fort Collins detached homes on average sell after 30 days, down slightly over the last couple months. 206 detached homes sold in May, down from 237 last year, however the sales volume was up 1.53 percent, emphasizing the increase in prices. Attached homes in Fort Collins saw a similar story, with 80 condo and townhome sales in May 2022 versus 98 in May 2021, down 18.37 percent. Sales volume has decreased in the attached market 25.91 percent year-over-year from $44,488,318 to $32,961,610. 

Average days on market increased significantly year-over-year for detached and attached homes in Berthoud.
Berthoud’s detached market experienced a 20.31 percent increase from 64 days in 2021 to 77 days in 2022, and its attached housing market saw a dramatic increase of 93 days in 2021 to 248.

Meanwhile, Timnath saw another decrease year-over-year in homes sold.
Timnath’s detached market went from 32 homes sold in May 2021 to 15 homes in May 2022, a 53.13 percent decrease. In its attached market, Timnath also experienced a slight decrease in home sales at 7 versus 5 in May 2022, a 28.57 percent decrease. All together, Timnath had 20 total sales for the month.

Boulder saw a slight decrease in sales volume year-over-year s, signifying a changing market.
In the detached market, the total May sales volume went from $174,801,836 in May 2021 to $171,474,892 in May 2022, a decrease of 1.90 percent. The condo and townhome market saw a more dramatic decrease of 23.23 percent in sales volume from $51,116,023 to $39,243,285.

Loveland saw a massive increase in detached average home sales.
In Loveland’s detached market, residents saw 165 sales in May 2022 versus 151 in May 2021with the average sales price for a detached home climbing from $545,860 to $619,888.

* Updated June 8, 2022. 

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Northern Colorado: Growth and Development Along the Front Range

Northern Colorado | BoulderNestled between the Rocky Mountains, Colorado’s high plains, and Denver International Airport – Northern Colorado (lovingly known as NoCO) communities consistently rank as some of the best locations in the country for business, lifestyle, and craft beer. With mountains to the west, rolling plains to the east, and a one-hour drive to Metro Denver, Northern Colorado’s  location is hard to beat. Add in a mix of communities – Erie, Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley, and Estes Park – each with its own unique character, and you’ve got an idyllic place to put down roots.

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It’s no secret that in recent years, Colorado’s economy has enjoyed steady growth and development in nearly every sector imaginable. What may not be as widely known is some of the top performing areas in Colorado are north of Denver through Erie, Boulder, Fort Collins, and Greeley. In fact, Northern Colorado has one of the highest performing economies nationwide. Companies in a variety of industries, from agriculture and energy to IT and bio-science, create a diverse economy making the region ideal for doing business.

Northern Colorado

Northern Colorado | Rocky MountainsAs Colorado consistently ranks among the top five states for business, it’s no surprise that the region’s industries are flourishing. And there are no signs of the economy slowing any time soon. Rather, Northern Colorado is expected to remain the fastest growing region in the state. The State of Colorado has projected the population of Weld and Larimer Counties to grow by 45% by 2030. While Fort Collins and Greeley will more than double in population by 2050.

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Northern Colorado attracts businesses and individuals alike to its world-class communities for many reasons. The communities continuously rank as some of the best places to live. Take Erie for example, which ranks as #3 Best Place to Live in Colorado. The region also offers access to high-quality, award-winning educational institutions. Among them are Colorado State University, the University of Northern Colorado, and two community colleges that are both nationally accredited. If all that weren’t enough, NoCo boasts more than 330 miles of scenic trails for biking, running and hiking, and more than 125 parks with amenities such as tennis courts, skate parks, picnic facilities and illuminated athletic fields. It’s a true paradise for outdoor activities and recreation year round.

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The region’s thriving economy, educated workforce, and recreational opportunities are an unparalleled combination. Amazing neighbors, an affordable cost of living and some of the best craft breweries in the country all make life  a little sweeter in Northern Colorado.


Why Northern Colorado?

  • Northern Colorado is home to 3 of the top 5 fastest growing cities in Colorado: Greeley (#3), Loveland (#4), and Fort Collins (#5).
  • 70% of Colorado’s craft beer is brewed there! Northern Colorado has 33 microbreweries and boasts the fourth largest craft brewery in America – New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins.
  • Weld County is the richest agriculture county East of the Rock Mountains.
  • Northern Colorado is home to 13+ Museums, 30+ Art Galleries, and hosts the annual UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival.
  • Companies such as Otterbox, HP, Intel, Woodward, Vestas, and AMD call Northern Colorado home.
  • Forbes ranked Greeley as the #2 Best Small City for Jobs.
  • Fast Company rated Fort Collins #4 for the Next Top Cities for Tech Jobs.
  • Rocky Mountain National Park was voted the #15 Best National Park by Thrillest (Out of 58).
  • Estes Park was rated the #1 Best Small Town to Visit by the Smithsonian.
  • Fort Collins secured Time’s title of America’s Most Satisfied City.
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Places to Visit


24 Carrot Bistro

Location: 578 Briggs Street, Erie

“A fantastic farm to table gem in the growing town of Erie. While their weekend brunch menu may be small, it certainly doesn’t lack punch. The Buttermilk Fried Chicken is a popular entrée. And don’t forget an order of the French Beignets and one of their delicious custom cocktails to get you started.” – Matt King, Kentwood Cherry Creek

“The bar tender here is a scientist!  Had the best Manhattan ever created. My only wish is for it to be closer!” – Tom Cryer, Kentwood DTC


Location: 370 Main Street, Longmont

“Located on the revamped main street in Longmont is a fast-growing area favorite. Samples was recently featured on the Food Networks Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. It boasts a personal twist to the weekend brunch that will have you leaving satisfied. The joyful ambiance mixed in with vast collection of on tap craft brews and yummy cocktails, makes for a great brunch atmosphere.” – Matt King, Kentwood Cherry Creek

Frasca Food & Wine

Location: 1738 Pearl Street, Boulder

“For very fine or special occasion dining, go to Frasca. There’s a reason it has been chosen as 5280’s Best Restaurant multiple times for the combined Denver/Boulder area!” – Soley Maria, Kentwood Cherry Creek

The Buff

Location: 2600 Canyon Boulevard, Boulder

“The Buff has been a brunch staple in the community for over 20 years. It has satisfied the taste buds of countless CU students and even the occasional American president, like when Barack Obama made a campaign stop a few years back. The menu offers plenty of selection, but also plenty of delicious flavors. The Buff is the perfect morning stop on your way up the mountain for a day of hiking above beautiful Boulder.” – Matt King, Kentwood Cherry Creek

Brasserie Ten Ten

Location: 1011 Walnut Street, Boulder

“Brasserie Ten Ten on Walnut St. in downtown Boulder is my all time favorite! I’ve been going there for 11 years, and the quality of the food and service is consistent and wonderful! I also don’t think there’s a better value for nice dining in Boulder. I make sure to stop by for lunch or dinner every time I’m there.” – Soley Maria, Kentwood Cherry Creek

Nordy’s BBQ & Grill

Location: 4360 St. Cloud, Loveland

“When I show homes -on the other side, north of town – I call in my “to go” order and dinner is ready when I get home!” – Diane Sorensen, Kentwood Cherry Creek

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Outdoors & Attractions

Pearl Street Mall

Location: 1942 Broadway #301, Boulder

“Every tourist guide for Boulder will tell you to check out the Pearl St. Mall, and while the pedestrian part is great, make sure you check out the much less crowded west end with shops, restaurants, and residential homes.” – Soley Maria, Kentwood Cherry Creek

Boulder Reservoir

Location: 5565 North 51st Street, Boulder

“The Boulder reservoir is a fun place to go! It’s often the host of triathlons or races like the Boulder Half Marathon, and is a great spot to lounge on an actual beach in our landlocked state.” – Soley Maria, Kentwood Cherry Creek

Chautauqua Park

Location: Baseline Road & 9th Street, Boulder

“Chautauqua Park is probably Boulder’s most famous outdoor attraction. It has multiple trail heads and hikes for every fitness level and distance. Try summiting one of the Flatirons, Green Mountain, or get in a half marathon by running the Mesa Trail from the Chautauqua trail-head to the South Mesa trail-head and back.” – Soley Maria, Kentwood Cherry Creek

Mount Sanitas

Location: Sunshine Canyon Drive, Boulder

“Mt Sanitas is just a few minutes from downtown Boulder and is a great hike for those looking for something close by and not too long. It’s really accessible to most fitness levels, as you see families with visiting, non-acclimated friends and relatives stopping on the way up to rest and take in the view, as well as uber fit Boulder residents running up the mountain!” – Soley Maria, Kentwood Cherry Creek

Twin Silo Park

Location: 5564 Ziegler Road, Fort Collins

“Twin Silo Park is the newest park in Fort Collins and is an instant local favorite for a family with young kids!” – Diane Sorensen, Kentwood Cherry Creek

Fort Collins Museum of Discovery

Location: 408 Mason Court, Fort Collins

“This is a favorite stop with little ones, lots of hands on experiences at this museum. You can use your Denver Museum of Nature and Science membership card here for free admission” – Diane Sorensen, Kentwood Cherry Creek

Prime Outlets: Coming Soon!

Location: I-25 & 136th Avenue, Thornton

“Previously agricultural land used for raising cattle and was one of the largest livestock artificial insemination facilities in the country will soon be the new home of the Prime Outlets in Thornton!” Brigette Modglin, Kentwood City Properties


University of Colorado Boulder

Location2055 Regent Drive, Boulder 

As one of 34 U.S. public research institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU)—and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region—their goal at CU Boulder is to directly affect Colorado communities through collaborative research, innovation and entrepreneurship. Their faculty, staff, and students work with the broader community to establish unique connections that have lasting outcomes—both across Colorado and around the world.

Colorado State University

Location: 900 Oval Drive, Fort Collins

Inspired by its land-grant heritage, Colorado State University is committed to excellence, setting the standard for public research universities in teaching, research, service and extension for the benefit of the citizens of Colorado, the United States, and the world.

University of Northern Colorado

Location: 501 20th Street, Greeley

The University of Northern Colorado is a comprehensive baccalaureate and specialized graduate research university. The University offers an array of baccalaureate programs and master’s and doctoral degrees primarily in the field of education. UNC has statewide authority to offer graduate programs for the preparation of educational personnel.