Lakewood, CO

You’ll find lots of homes for sale in Lakewood CO as it’s the 5th largest city in the state of Colorado located on the west side of the greater Denver metro area. Most notably the city is home to the Federal Center, sort of a mini-Washington DC loaded with different government entities near 6th Avenue and Kipling. Shopping is exciting in Lakewood at the Belmar Shopping Center near Wadsworth Blvd and Alameda Avenue featuring a European flair and a new urbanism style of homes for sale in Lakewood CO. The Light Rail system for public transportation has recently been expanded to parts of Lakewood and reaching Golden. Not far away as you head west to Golden sits the business park of Denver West Village and the Colorado Mills Shopping Center.

The statistical information below reflects a combination of both Lakewood homes for sale and the city of Golden which is adjacent to homes for sale in Lakewood CO. Both communities are popular for business and personal lifestyles being located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and yet accessible to downtown Denver. You’ll want to zoom in on the map and the dots will open up to display details of homes for sale in Lakewood CO as well as Golden.


Searching Lakewood homes for sale

You’ll find a wide variety of homes for sale in Lakewood CO, everything from starter homes to those at the upper end of the price range. Geographically Lakewood homes for sale are located between Hampden Avenue on the south and 32nd Avenue on the north, and west of Sheridan Boulevard to Golden. Accessing Lakewood homes for sale is easy because I-70 runs just along the west and north side of the city. People often buy homes for sale in Lakewood CO as it easy to drive to downtown Denver and the new expansion of the Light Rail system will make it easier for commuters.

Explore Lakewood homes for sale by creating your own property search establishing your housing criteria with the My Buying Buddy platform a direct feed into the Denver realtor’s MLS (multiple listing service). You can create several searches to find Lakewood homes for sale. Then save your Lakewood homes for sale and those found in neighboring Golden. Track the price movements and get new alerts via email automatically as new homes for sale in Lakewood CO come on the market. You’ll be the 1st to know about these new homes for sale in Lakewood CO in “real time”.

Pricing trends of Lakewood homes for sale

Homes for sale in Lakewood CO generally are a bit more expensive than other parts of the metro area which is largely due to location as a jumping off point to the Rocky Mountains. The recent historic sales and price trends indicates the direction of the market and where it’s going for Lakewood homes for sale and those in Golden which interconnects with Lakewood. As is common, the summer months tend to bring more sales volume and at a higher price. The graph illustrates the statistics based on the median price of Lakewood homes for sale vs the average price. The Market Snapshot tool will allow you to select the specific neighborhoods you’re interested in giving you an overview of market trends for those areas. It’s a great way to grasp market values as a whole for Lakewood homes for sale and other metro areas.

Sold price vs listed price for homes for sale in Lakewood CO

So now you have found the home you want and it’s time to make an offer . . . but at what price? Do your research first and you’ll feel more comfortable with your offer. The original prices vs the sold price chart shows these Lakewood homes for sale, and those in Golden, are selling above the median list price. This is not surprising since the inventory is low and the demand is high. It also means there are multiple offers on Lakewood homes for sale so don’t be surprised if you enter the “bid war”. You’ll want to watch the market and check this graph periodically to gauge the direction of Golden and Lakewood homes for sale as time marches forward.

Fast moving homes for sale in Lakewood CO

Lakewood homes for sale tend to move pretty quickly as do those in neighboring Golden. The graph illustrating the number of days on market shows a comparison between when the homes go on the market and when they receive an offer. Lakewood homes for sale and those in Golden are generally being placed under contract in under 3 weeks and that is fast no matter what market you’re looking at. The graph includes the data for single family homes, townhomes, and condominiums. It’s a good idea to stay on top of these market trends as you move forward to purchase a home in Golden or homes for sale in Lakewood CO.

You can download a complimentary copy of the Home Buying Process – Keys to Your Success here which will help you get started on the path to buying a home. To learn more about the city of Lakewood you’ll want to visit their website. It is our goal to keep you well informed about Denver market trends and changes in real estate that affect you, so you’ll want to subscribe to our RSS feed to know what’s new.

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