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July 14, 2017

This Week in Stapleton Real Estate

Happy mid-July!  With the weather we’re expecting this weekend (mid-80s!  Woohoo!) I hope you’ll have a chance to get out and explore the neighborhood.  If you have a chance to check out some of the fabulous new neighborhood listings, I think you’ll have a great time with this week’s excellent selection of properties.

New Stapleton Listings This Week

13 new resale homes came on the market this week, with 10 of those at or under $475k!  This week I’ve selected a few properties as standouts of the week, so if you could only see one home this weekend, I’d recommend one of these.  For our “townhouse of the week”, I highly recommend checking out 7900 E 29th Ave.  I just love these brownstones, especially with the end unit turret, this home’s lovely renovations and competitive $425,000 list price.  This move-in ready walk-up is a special find and big enough for a family!  Our “paired home of the week” is 3322 Valentia Street.  This KB paired home has great finishes with quartz countertops, a perfectly efficient patio and yard, and my favorite part…the location!  You are steps to Central Park, walkable to light rail and (soon) walkable to the new Sprouts.  This is the next area of Stapleton to see a huge build up – so snapping up a property at $435,000 now could be an amazing opportunity.  Last but not least – check out this week’s “single family of the week” at 2640 Hanover Street.  With over 3200 finished square feet, 3-car garage, cool coastal vibe, great location and quick possession timing, this home is ready for a new family – and just in time for the school year!

Not finding the right resale?  Well…an outstanding opportunity that I didn’t mention in our Stapleton’s “Secret” Inventory post is that Wonderland Homes has new construction townhouses in Northfield!  No, I don’t mean Beeler Park – I mean right in the center of everything in Northfield and just across from Runway 35 pool!  Currently there are 3 gorgeous 4-story townhomes with private rooftop patios and gourmet kitchens available for a November move-in date.  Priced between $408k-$426k (including beautiful interior finishes!), I think these are a steal.  Check out the map location here and all the floor plans here.  Don’t miss my favorite floorplan – the Union – featuring a dramatic 2-story dining area and interior light well that runs through the whole home (I can’t wait to see that!)  If you’d like to check out these homes (or any others), we would be happy to help.  I keep slowing biking by the construction site like I’m casing the joint…so I’d love to have some company!

Under Contract Stapleton Homes This Week

16 Stapleton homes went Under Contract last week with most homes on the market for about 2 weeks.  Although the market is hot, homes that are priced above comparative value will spend more time on the market, and will often have a significant price decrease.  Regardless of the home’s price point, it is important to make sure your home is competitively priced when you list so that it garners the most attention when it is “fresh” on the market.

Sold Stapleton Homes This Week

8 Stapleton homes closed over the past week, with an average price of $618,000.  Almost all of this week’s sold homes sold for significantly less than their initial list price – which indicates that initial pricing may have been a bit too aggressive for the market – and buyers were clearly aware of that since the average days on the market for these homes was 37 days.  All this means is that if you are interested in putting in an offer on a home, please be sure your real estate agent provides you with a comparative market analysis for the home.  Remember…list prices are just a suggestion – the real value (to you as the buyer) is how much you are willing to buy it for!

All Stapleton Active Resale Listings

There are currently 43 active resale listings in Stapleton with an excellent variety of townhomes, paired homes and single family homes (even a lovely affordable unit with a small private yard!)  Of course, we are always available to help if you would like a partner for your Stapleton home search.  If you would like more information on spec homes or new construction homes – check out our builder updates on the Scoop and/or reach out to us anytime!

Resale Stapleton Buyer & Seller Needs

Here’s what we’re keeping an eye out for our buyers!

  • Under $325k, anywhere in Stapleton, 2+ beds (not part of the affordable housing program)
  • $800-$950k range, Central Park West location only, 3000+ finished sf, like Parkwood and Infinity homes.
  • $600k or less, anywhere in Stapleton, 4+ beds, 2,000 – 2,500 finished sf (including basement)

Sellers Coming Soon…

  • High $500’s – KB Home 4 beds, 3.5 baths (plus office and den) in Conservatory Green.  Quiet corner lot with unobstructed mountain views.  Highly upgraded with granite countertops throughout and custom designed/finished basement!  This beautiful home will hit the market on August 2nd with an open house hosted by yours truly on August 6th.
  • Low $600k’s – Thrive Home Builders “Belcaro” floor plan in Central Park West. Corner lot, open layout, tons of upgrades and a finished basement! 4 beds and over 3,000 finished sf. This one is a good fit for someone with patience; it won’t hit the market until Fall with a late 2017 possession date for the buyer.

As always, if you’re looking for a Stapleton-based agent (and neighbor) to help you find your perfect home, Joe and I at Focus Real Estate are here to help!

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