Located within easy access to Highway 36, Broomfield is ranked the fifth fastest growing city in the nation. Flatiron Crossing and Flatiron Marketplace offer plenty of shopping and dining options. With the median sales price of $500,000 in 2018, Broomfield has housing options that include homes in the newer development of Anthem and more modest homes in established neighborhoods.
Firestone / Frederick
Centrally located between Denver and the Northern Front Range, Firestone and Fredrick offer affordable housing in a variety of architectural styles. Firestone has a reputable school system and is home to St Vrain Park, as well as being one of the fastest growing municipalities. Frederick has experienced rapid growth in recent years and has over 645 acres of parks and attracts young families to the area.
Breweries, tech companies, and healthcare continue to bring jobs to the area, along with rapid growth in the housing sector. Residents enjoy the cute downtown with restaurants and shops, excellent schools, and a housing options ranging from new construction, to historic homes and mid-century ranches. Longmont continues to see housing prices increase on average 7% to 10% per year, making this an excellent place to invest your real estate dollars.
Loveland has long been known as the “Sweetheart City” with it’s continuing commitment to the arts and culture. With 3 major universities nearby, Loveland’s population is well-educated and supportive of the city’s numerous art galleries and public art displays. New housing developments continue to pop up, and with an active retirement community and growing economy, Loveland is a great place to settle down.
Erie is a planned community just 15 minutes east of Boulder and approximately 30 minutes from downtown Denver. This sprawling community has mostly traditional and contemporary homes built in the 1990’s along with new construction, golf courses, and parks. Erie attracts families looking for a more affordable option yet within close proximity to freeways, shopping, and recreation.
Single-family neighborhoods surrounded by parks and open space, make Lafayette a highly desirable place to call home. The main street has locally-owned dining and shopping, and hosts annual festivals, including the popular Peach Fest. With schools in the Boulder Valley School District, close proximity to Boulder and easy access to Denver, Lafayette attracts both families and young professionals.
Voted one of the Top Places to Raise a Family by Money Magazine, Louisville experienced rapid growth in both popularity and prices. The darling downtown Main Street draws families that love the walkability to dining and nearby parks. Homes in the Old Town area of Louisville are sold at a premium, with the older established neighborhoods also competitively priced. Louisville remains an excellent place to put down roots if you’re looking for an active, suburban lifestyle.
This charming little town is a designated historic district with excellent dining options and quaint shops. Just 10 minutes from Boulder, Niwot attracts those looking for a slower and quieter pace. The hip art galleries on Second Street are a juxtaposition to the popular Hitching Post where you can buy tack for your horses. The award-winning schools attract families and the quiet countryside draws those who are looking for a small town feel.