When Is the Best Time to Sell a House in Colorado?

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By Jon Stubbs Updated July 1, 2024


The best month to sell a house in Colorado is June. Last year, the average listing price for Colorado homes in June was $526,708, which is $27,774 more than the annual average.

The best month to sell your house fast in Colorado is June, because that's when homes tend to spend the least amount of time on the market. Last year, Colorado homes sold in June were on the market for an average of 40 days, which is 19 days faster than the annual average.

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Best time to sell in Colorado for speed

In Colorado, the fastest month to sell is June, when homes spend an average of 40 days on the market (DOM) — 19 days less than the annual average.

When a market has a low average DOM, that's usually an indicator of favorable conditions for sellers, i.e., a high demand among buyers. The annual average in Colorado is 59 days on the market, compared to the national average of 63 days.

When a state average DOM is less than the national average, it indicates a seller's market in that state. Conversely, when the state average DOM exceeds the national average, it indicates a buyer's market, meaning a less desirable time to sell.

We looked at data from 2016 onward to determine historically good months to sell quickly in Colorado.

Month Days on market[1] Difference from average
January 88 29 days slower
February 75 16 days slower
March 53 6 days faster
April 46 13 days faster
May 42 17 days faster
June 40 19 days faster
July 45 14 days faster
August 50 9 days faster
September 56 3 days faster
October 60 1 days slower
November 68 9 days slower
December 81 22 days slower
Annual Average 59
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Best time to sell in Colorado for price

The best month to sell for top dollar in Colorado is June, when homes sell for an average of $526,708 (or $27,774 more than the annual average).

Historical data can help you understand when prices in Colorado are typically at their annual high and low. While each year will have slight variations, we looked at sale prices since 2016 to determine the trends and average prices for each month.

Month Average sale price[1] Difference from average
January $487,060 -$11,874
February $500,266 $1,332
March $511,141 $12,207
April $513,597 $14,663
May $522,040 $23,106
June $526,708 $27,774
July $506,900 $7,966
August $501,518 $2,584
September $480,264 -$18,670
October $480,037 -$18,897
November $479,544 -$19,390
December $478,132 -$20,802
Annual Average $498,934
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Best time to sell in Colorado by location

It's important to note that trends vary from region to region. The table below shows the most lucrative months to sell for five cities in Colorado.

Location Best month to sell Typical sales premium Average days on market[1]
Denver June $44,346 29
Colorado Springs June $37,211 30
Fort Collins May $27,049 31
Boulder May $45,461 31
Greeley May $23,568 32
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Top ways to sell your house no matter the time of year

If you need to sell your Colorado home and it's not the best time of year to list, you still have options.

  • Sell your home quickly: Sell to a cash buyer or an iBuyer. Cash buyers are best for sellers who need to sell in a matter of days without investing any money to fix up or stage the home. iBuyers can also close quickly with cash, but your house needs to be in good condition to qualify.
  • Save money with a discount realtor: List with a discount brokerage and work with full-service agents who work for reduced commissions.
  • Sell without a realtor: List with a flat fee MLS company. You'll save on listing commission, but you'll need to complete every step of the selling process yourself, making this option best for experienced sellers with extra time on their hands.
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Data sources

Our Research Team uses real estate data from reputable sources, such as Zillow, Realtor.com, and FreddieMac, to determine the best and worst months to sell a house in Colorado. We analyze monthly trends for listing prices, housing inventory, and mortgage rates and refresh that data on our pages as the primary sources update.

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When's the best time to sell a home in Colorado?

If you're after the best sales price, the best month to sell in Colorado is June when houses sell for 5.80% more than average.

If your priority is speed, June is the best time to sell because homes tend to sell 19 days faster than average.

When's the worst time to sell a home in Colorado?

January is the month when homes sell for the least amount of money. When it comes to a quick sale, January is the worst time to list. Homes stay on the market for an average of 76 days.

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Article Sources

[1] Realtor.com – "Realtor.com Housing Data". Updated May 1, 2024.

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