Fort Collins CO Affordable Homes for Sale - April 2017

Real Estate Broker/Owner with New Paradigm Partners LLC EB #1326335

This is the April 2017 Real Estate Market Report for
Affordable Homes for sale in Fort Collins CO


Renters seeking the financial advantages of home ownership, first-time home buyers and those working with budget constraints will want to take a close look at the current inventory of Affordable Homes for sale in Fort Collins CO.


However, the inventory of affordable homes is very limited in the Fort Collins area, and there is significant competition from other buyers. A successful search requires an awareness of what's happening in the market, having financing in place and being willing to act quickly when a good opportunity arises.


Please note that we have recently raised the ceiling for our definition of affordable homes to $300,000. This new level reflects the uncomfortable reality of a rapidly changing market for these homes over the last 2 years.

 Fort Collins CO Affordable Homes for Sale April 2017


The inventory of affordable homes continues to be small - there are at present only 17 Fort Collins homes available for sale that are priced under $300,000, starting at a low of $75,000, offering a limited range of styles, locations, sizes and condition. There are another 64 affordable homes under contract and waiting to close.


Given the limited inventory, affordable home sales have been good in Fort Collins so far this year - there have been 74 sales, ranging in price from a low of $102,000 to a high of $300,000, with a median price of 278,000, and an average price of $264,241. Market performance was good - average days to get an offer for the homes that sold was 28 days, with an average days on the market of 62. The sale price/list price ratio for these 74 homes was 95.9%.


The inventory of affordable homes is constantly changing, so if you would like to watch closely for new opportunities, we can help - we'll set up an on-going search especially for you, with your own customized web site - you'll be notified as soon as new listings are posted, and you'll be able to react quickly when there is a home that appears your needs. When that happens, please give us a call – we'll schedule a showing for you quickly and at your convenience.

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Mary & Dick

Mary & Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC
2601 S. Lemay Ave. #41
Fort Collins, CO 80525


Data Source: IRES MLS


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Jeremy K. Frost
Keller Williams Realty - Dripping Springs, TX
Associate Broker, CNE, CRS, ePro, PSA

Always good to be in the know. Thank you for sharing and best of luck

Apr 17, 2017 08:07 AM #1
Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

Hi Dick -- it makes sense in a changing market that "affordability" is a moving target.   Your local knowledge is beneficial to buyers and sellers alike in this always challenging segment of the real estate market whether it be in Fort Collins or in any of the Northern Colorado areas you serve.  

Apr 17, 2017 08:09 AM #2
Beth Atalay
Cam Realty and Property Management - Clermont, FL
Cam Realty of Clermont FL

Hi Dick, the inventory of affordable homes has been shrinking for the past year, however, some buyers haven't caught up with the market trends. This is a market segment that requires buyers to move quickly and always working with a local, knowledgeable REALTOR®.

Apr 17, 2017 08:19 AM #3
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi Dick - it is certainly a sign of your market that the floor for affordable keeps going up. 

Apr 17, 2017 10:32 AM #4
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Dick this is a good example of how Real Estate is all about local conditions and economy.  Here in CT affordable would be defined as under $200,000

Apr 17, 2017 02:36 PM #5
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

Good Evening Dick Greenberg just getting in at 830pm after a marathon day of listings and showing. A little AR time and off to bed early, i am wiped. 

Apr 17, 2017 05:45 PM #6
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Affordable homes are a hot item. They are slowly becoming more and more unaffordable as prices rise. 

Apr 18, 2017 05:58 PM #7
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad

Hi Dick

Great overview of the realities of the affordbable home market in your area. Clearly those in this price range have some challenges ahead and need expert help and guidance from you and Mary to get into the home of their choice.


Apr 19, 2017 04:51 PM #8
Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS, Broker
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!

Dick it's a hot market in Fort Collins for those folks looking to buy an affordable home. Home buyers absolutely would benefit greatly with you and Mary guiding them through the process and helping them make their home ownership dreams  come true.

Apr 21, 2017 03:55 PM #9
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