What bubble? Boulder County ranked as most stable housing market in U.S.

July 07, 2016 / Posted in Real Estate

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This is the home of Craig Wrigley, located in Boulder County.

For people trying to buy a house in Boulder County’s red-hot market, multiple offers, rising prices and limited inventory make the area one of the toughest areas to compete.

But for those who already own homes here, the market is the best — the best, in fact, in the nation, according to a recent report by personal finance company SmartAsset.

With data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency home pricing index, the analysis ranked Boulder County as the most stable housing market in the U.S. for the second year in a row.

“The average homeowner in Boulder haven’t suffered any significant price declines since 1991, and the metro area has the highest average home appreciation of any city in our study,” said AJ Smith, vice president of content at SmartAsset.

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