Colorado Real Estate Market in 2021: Forecasts + Trends

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October 1st, 2021
Updated October 1st, 2021


Colorado real estate trends

Real estate trends in Colorado | Sellers | Buyers | Investors | The best and worst of Colorado | Colorado resources

Colorado real estate trends (October 2021)

How is the real estate market in Colorado?
🏠 Average home value: $501,345
📈 2.45% home value increase month over month
💰 Median sale price: $527,000
⏳ 49 days on the market
🔑 Homes on the market: 12,382
📆 0.9 months of housing inventory
🏦 30-year mortgage rate: 2.99%
💵 Average income: 72331
State of the market: A+
Colorado is a white-hot booming market, and a seller’s dream — rapidly appreciating home values, a healthy local economy, minuscule inventory, and overwhelming demand.
*Data last updated October 2021

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Selling a home in Colorado

Colorado real estate market forecast for sellers
⏰ Homes are selling 12 days faster than the annual average
💰 Homes are selling for $21,203 more than the annual average
💸 Average listing commission: 2.73%
💸 Average buyer's commission: 2.77%

How to sell a home in Colorado

Cost to sell a home in Colorado

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Buying a home in Colorado

How much home you can buy with $300,000 in...
🏠 Denver: 1,079 sq ft
🏡 Fort Collins: 1,302 sq ft
🏡 Colorado Springs: 1,398 sq ft
🏠 Boulder: 829 sq ft

Investing in Colorado real estate

Best of Colorado

Each month, we compare cities in Colorado based on different criteria. This month, we're looking at affordability and ranking the best cities in the state.

Most Affordable Cities in Colorado
1. Pueblo
2. Colorado Springs
3. Greeley
4. Grand Junction

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Worst of Colorado

Each month, we compare cities in Colorado based on a different criteria. This month we're looking at affordability data. These are the cities that ranked the worst in the state.

Least Affordable Cities in Colorado
1. Boulder
2. Fort Collins
3. Glenwood Springs
4. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood

Colorado resources

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Clever's analysis of state market trends is based on local data from Zillow,, Redfin, S&P Global, the U.S. Census, and Clever surveys. Our team of over 20 real estate analysts from across the country research local markets and data to compile our "Best" and "Worst" rankings.

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