Denver real estate market boom pressures buyers, renters

Colorado is experiencing an economic boom that is unprecedented in the history of the state. With that boom comes a whole lot of people moving to the state, whether its for the amazing beer, the incredible outdoor life, the great cultural scene, or good ol fashioned legal weed. Nowhere is the influx more apparent than in the capital city of Denver, which has led to a real estate market that cant keep up with demand.

The housing boom is fueling a sellers market that is pushing prices up to levels never seen before on a non-coastal city. According to a May 21 Denver Post article, the Zillow Denver metro home value index now sits at $294,100, and saw the fastest growth of any of the nati