Highlands Ranch Top Booming Suburbs!

Highlands Ranch Is A Booming Suburb 

Howard Pankratz wrote an article in The Denver Post on Wednesday June 26th. The article entitled Highlands Ranch Colorado’s “Top Booming Suburb” talked about how Highlands Ranch is a booming suburb in Colorado. It is not in the top 10 in the United States, but was given a score of 909.81 by Coldweld Banker Real Estate. The top city with a score of 1,000 was Cottage Lake, Washington.

This great suburb is no stranger to lists of top places to live. On CNN Money’s Best Places to Live which came out on September of 2012 Highlands Ranch was ranked 21st out of 100 small cities across America. This article talked about HR’s state-of-the-art recreation center to the golf courses within HR as being parts that make this suburb a great place to live. HR was also in an article written in 2010 by Business Weekly as Colorado’s best place to raise children.

Here are the year-over-year average prices as listed on trulia.com. Highlands Ranch has had great growth since last year at 8.5% for all homes up to 4 bedrooms. Many of the homeowners selling today are experiencing multiple offers and higher than asking prices with those offers. In 2008 HR had seen sales drop from 1000 sales per month to under 500 sales per month. As we come into the midway point in 2013 we are seeing those numbers getting back to 1000 sales per month.

No. Bedrooms

Mar – May ’13

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3 months prior

1 year prior

5 years prior

1 bedroom
2 bedrooms $239,000 +6.2% $234,000 $225,000 $225,900
3 bedrooms $297,100 +10.9% $280,000 $268,000 $265,500
4 bedrooms $414,850 +10.8% $387,450 $374,500 $398,500

All properties

$323,000

+8.5%

$310,000

$297,700

$298,650

 

Chart taken from trulia.com

With all that there is to do in Highlands Ranch no wonder they are recognized as a popular area. From open spaces to parks to a great schooling district to new stores and homes developing HR is a thriving community. Overall Highlands Ranch is a great community for many people; there is something for everyone to enjoy. The Denver Realty Company is your source for all your real estate needs and questions about Highlands Ranch and the Denver Metro Area.

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America’s Birthday 4th of July

Since I am working out the issues with my google calendar and wordpress account I decided to post events for the 4th of July in a post.

Here are some events that are happening in your area. I also attached a link since that will have more information for you.

Please have a safe and fun fourth of July.

Highlands Ranch- They are having a lot of events that day. Both town center north and south will be having events. From runs to parades check out their website for more information.Highlands Ranch Event

Lone Tree- They are having an event from 4pm-10pm. Check out their website.Lone Tree Event

Littleton- They are having an event from 3pm-10pm. Check out the website for the location and events.Littleton Event

South Jefferson County- They are having their event on July 3rd! It is called Red, White, and You and is from 5pm-10pm. Check out their website for details.South Jeffco Event

Denver- They are having fireworks show on July 3rd at the civic center park at 8pm. Here is the link for the information. civic center eventCheeseman Park Parade on July 4th at 10am. Here is the information.Cheeseman Event Lower Highland Area is having a parade as well. July 4th at 9:30am here is the information.Lower Highland Event

Golden- They are hold several events on the 4th starting at 12pm. Here it the link for the details.Golden 4th of July

Aurora- They will be having a fireworks show. July 4th at 6:30pm. Look at their website for details.Aurora Events

Northglenn- They are doing lots of things. They will be having a car show to bake sale to fireworks display. Here is the link for the details.Northglenn Event

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About Me

I am an associate broker with The Denver Realty Company. My passion is to assist people to create a win/win situation for buyers and sellers with negotiations, contract prep, information, home searches, CMA’s (the value of a house), and closings in both personal and investment transactions.

I have always had a passion for real estate and helping people this is why I joined The Denver Realty Company. We are always available to our clients in one way or another which makes us a stronger company for you because we are ALL here to serve you.

I have had many mentors in the real estate field since 2008 and have experienced some ups and downs in real estate. My mentors have ranged from local (4 or less properties) to national investors (million dollar bulk package deals) so what ever you are looking for I am prepared.

Things I want to do within real estate is to provide the best service in the south Denver suburbs (Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Littleton, and South Jefferson County) as well as the entire Denver metro area.. I am the person you look to to get information about homes, what is happening in the area, and assisting in any way to help sell and/or buy your next home.

As your real estate agent I will not beat around the bush, give you ALL the facts, and be crucial to you in your home buying\selling experience.