Positive Real Estate News for Denver and Parker Colorado

Positive Real Estate News for Denver and Parker Colorado

CNBC Rates Colorado #3 in America’s Top States for Doing Business: read more here

ABC News Rates Boulder as a Top 10 Place to Sell a Home in the Nation: Median Home Value: $ 318,900, up 2 percent from a year ago.  Property values are up 2 percent compared with five years ago.  61 percent of homes are increasing in value  85 percent of homes were sold for a gain.  read more here

America’s Strongest Housing Markets – Boulder #1: Working with data from Zillow.com, BusinessWeek came up with the strongest housing markets by ranking metro areas based on the share of single-family homes for which values rose in the second quarter, compared with the second quarter of 2008. In the top-ranked metro, Boulder, an affluent Denver city that is home to the University of Colorado at Boulder, 59.39% of homes appreciated during the past year, and the median home value rose 2.12% on a year-over-year basis. read more here

Denver makes list of ’10 Best Places to Grow Up: Good news if you’re looking to raise a family in Denver. The Mile High City is number 6 on the list of “America’s 10 Best Places to Grow Up.” read more here

Study: Colorado 11th in State ‘Economic Performance’: Colorado ranks 11th best among the states in an evaluation of economic performance by the Pacific Research Institute, a free-market think tank. The report, issued August 18th, rates the states using a variety of yardsticks, including gross domestic product, disposable income, private-sector job growth, the poverty and unemployment rates, and in- or out-migration. read more here

Vestas Backs its $1 Billion Worth of Wind Projects in Colorado: When Vestas Wind Systems A/S — the world’s largest maker of wind turbines — decided to build a factory in Colorado, one of the first things it did was send some local hires to Europe. read more here

Consumer Sentiment Improves More than Expected in August: Consumer sentiment rose more than expected in August and expectations hit the highest level since the recession began, indications that Americans’ pessimism about the economy may be lifting. read more here

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