Brighton, CO

Just northeast of the greater Denver metro area is the city of Brighton towards the plains but with the Colorado Rockies in full view. Brighton homes for sale are easily accessible via I-76 and E-470 and I-85, also known as Canam Hwy in Brighton. One of the special attractions for Brighton is Barr Lake, featuring boating, fishing, trails, horseback riding and more. Brighton boasts boutique shopping in the heart of the Brighton historic district along with other shopping districts conveniently located for the residents of homes for sale in Brighton CO. Nearby you will find The Promenade Shops at Centerra on I-25 offering a wide variety of known manufacturers at great values. Brighton homes for sale offer residents a small town atmosphere escaping the hustle bustle of the big city life in Denver. While Brighton employs a fair number of it’s residents, it’s an easy commute distance to Denver for other employment opportunities. Homes for sale in Brighton CO include an array of single family homes, townhomes, and condominiums for 1st time home buyers, move-up home buyers, and high end home buyers. You’ll get a “bigger bang for the dollar” buying homes for sale in Brighton CO because they are located about 30-40 minutes northeast of Denver. Zoom in on the dots in the map below to get the specific details on homes for sale in Brighton Co.

 

Finding Brighton homes for sale

If you enjoy the country and want to live away from the metropolitan area and yet be near enough to DIA (Denver International Airport) then shopping for homes for sale in Brighton CO is where you want to focus your home searching efforts. To locate Brighton homes for sale that meet your specific criteria you’ll want to tap the Denver realtor’s MLS (multiple listing service) to get the most accurate and up to date information on available housing. You’ll be able to search in “real time” homes for sale in Brighton CO and track price adjustments, create multiple searches, save properties, and get alerts via email to your inbox when new listings come on the market meeting your search criteria. Using the My Buying Buddy program will allow you to search Brighton homes for sale in “real time”.

Pricing trends of Brighton homes for sale

Like many other communities across the Denver metro area, Brighton homes for sale have had their ups and downs with pricing trends. However, with the economy in full recovery mode the prices of homes for sale in Brighton CO are heading upwards. Peek at the recent historic sales and price trends for Brighton homes for sale and watch the directions of this real estate market. The data collected includes single family homes, townhomes, and condominiums. To get a closer look at specific neighborhoods featuring homes for sale in Brighton CO you’ll want to use the Market Snapshot tool which will identify the pricing trends in those communities.

Listed Price vs Sold Price for Brighton homes for sale

The real estate market is truly looking up for homes for sale in Brighton CO as we are seeing bid wars for these home purchases on the rise. The original prices vs the sold price chart is a tell tale sign the housing market has turned around for homes for sale in Brighton. Looking at the bar graph you can see home buyers are paying more than the asking price for Brighton homes for sale. The graph indicates the median sold price of these homes for sale in Brighton CO to be nearing $275,000. Certainly this is due to an improving overall economy, a lower unemployment rate, low interest rates, and low housing inventory. This may change with time as home builders may begin to build more homes in the Brighton community.

Fast sales for Brighton homes for sale

Homes are selling fast in Brighton and that is to be expected in a market where there are bid wars for homes for sale in Brighton CO. The best way to know the market trends in real estate is to understand the number of days on market these Brighton homes for sale are. Clearly these homes are selling in about 3 weeks, representing a Seller’s market. The days on market, coupled with the median list price, is a key indicator of where the real estate market is headed for Brighton homes for sale in the future.

You can learn more about the city of Brighton and community amenities it offers to residents online. To help you with your real estate home buying, you can download The Home buying Process – Keys to Your Success to help you with the ever changing real estate market.

We are here to help answer your real estate questions about homes for sale in Brighton CO and other parts of the Denver metro area. It would be our pleasure to make your next home purchase rewarding. Give us a call or send us an email.