Lafayette, CO

The last of the bedroom communities to Boulder along Denver’s north edge is the town of Lafayette. You’ll find the cost of homes for sale in Lafayette CO are considerably less than those in Boulder, but are climbing as the economy improves with demand high for housing. Lafayette is a quiet small town atmosphere with a nostalgic feel offering Lafayette homes for sale in a country setting. Choosing Lafayette as a place to live offers easy access to Boulder, Denver, and north to Longmont, Loveland, and Ft. Collins. Getting to and from to Boulder and to Denver is easy with the Light Rail and the RTD system, and the expanding I-36. You’ll find some great shopping at Flatirons Crossing Mall just off I-36 and the Outlets at Loveland Stores very near Lafayette homes for sale. Housing types include condominiums, townhomes, and single family homes for sale in Lafayette CO in all price ranges. Take a look at the statistics below indicating the market direction of Lafayette homes for sale and those in Louisville, and Superior. Stay informed about changing real estate conditions and market trends affecting homes for sale in Lafayette CO and the greater Denver metro area by subscribing to our RSS feed. The map below showcases homes for sale in Lafayette CO as well as the neighboring towns of Superior and Louisville. Just zoom in to get a closer peek at these Lafayette homes for sale.


Searching homes for sale in Lafayette CO

Customize your own special search for Lafayette homes for sale using the My Buying Buddy program. You’ll be able to access homes for sale in Lafayette CO and surrounding communities in “real time” taping into the direct data feed of the Denver and Boulder MLS systems (multiple listing service). You’ll be able to set your own criteria from how many bedrooms and baths you need to size, location, and amenities. You can get automatic alerts of new listings as they come on the market being the first to know about new homes for sale in Lafayette CO.

Pricing trends of Lafayette homes for sale

There are some great home values in Lafayette particularly as compared to it’s sister city of Boulder. The recent historic sales and price trends is an analysis of homes in Lafayette, Louisville, and Superior and indicates the median sales price is nearing $400,000. With the economy improving we can expect these homes for sale in Lafayette to rise in the year to come. Check out various market trends in select neighborhoods with the Market Snapshot tool. You will be able to compare pricing of different neighborhoods and maintain an eye on a changing real estate market for Lafayette homes for sale.

Sold Price vs Listed Price of Lafayette homes for sale

Because of the hot housing market this past year it appears some homeowners selling their home have increased the list price to an all time high above $600K and yet the median sold price is just over $400K. Whether these higher list prices will continue remains to be seen. The original prices vs the sold price chart illustrates this comparison between the original list price and the median sold price. The median sold price is the mid-point between what all properties are selling for. This includes single family homes for sale in Lafayette CO and townhomes and condominiums. Get a jump on how these home prices affect your wallet by using the Mortgage Calculator tool to find out what you may qualify for and the different financing options available to you.

Fast sales for Lafayette homes for sale

Tracking the real estate market and who the market favors is essential to you making the best deal possible on homes for sale in Lafayette CO. You can best ascertain this information by looking at the number of days on market graph because this is the best representation of supply vs demand. Clearly these homes for sale in Lafayette CO are selling quickly in just 6 weeks which is considered a healthy real estate market. The median list price is creeping to $450,000 and this trend is likely to continue with the economy improving, the low interest rates, and the low inventory of Lafayette homes for sale. Visit the city website for Lafayette if you would like to learn more about the town and the area attractions. You can get a free copy of The Home Buying Process – Keys to Your Success to give you information to help you shop successfully for your next home.

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