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September 15, 2017

This Week in Stapleton Real Estate

Ready for the weekend?  Lots of fun stuff this weekend in Stapleton including the US Women’s National Soccer Team game, the new Gold Fish swim school grand opening party and the Cherry Arts Festival at Stanley!   In between all that fun if you have time to sneak in some home shopping this post will help you check out the latest resale and new build listing options in the neighborhood!

New Stapleton Listings This Week

There are just 7 new listings in the neighborhood this weekend.  There are a few new options in the $400k’s and $500k’s price ranges which always helps but if none of these get you fired up you’re in luck….Forest City is hosting their Grand Opening block party for Beeler Park.

New David Weekley Homes Model

If you haven’t been up to see all the new models in Stapleton’s newest neighborhood, Beeler Park, it’s worth going up to check it out.  Eight of the ten Stapleton builders will have their models open for the grand opening this Saturday Sept 16th from 10am – 3pm.  There will be 12 models open for you to tour including new plans from Infinity, Thrive Home Builders, Wonderland Homes, Creekstone Homes, CalAtlantic, KB Home, Boulder Creek Builders & David Weekley Homes.

Under Contract Stapleton Homes This Week

13 Stapleton homes went under contract last week, which is quite a few considering we only have 36 total active listings in the neighborhood.  That equates to about 3 months worth of inventory, which still means we’re in a strong seller’s market.

Many of these homes went under contract yet others took months to sell.  Make sure you have a good buyer’s agent on your side (not saying it has to be us) that can understand the home values and how  much you need to offer on a given home to get it without  over-paying.

If you’re buying in the $800k+ price range you may have some leverage to negotiate a bit on price.  The average days on market over $800k in Stapleton is 103 days right now!  Over the past 3 months there have been 4 homes that have gone under contract in that price range.  So unlike lower price ranges you may not be competing with many other buyers so your leverage increases.  The opposite is true for sellers, you may need to bend a little to be the home in that price range that sells this month.

Sold Stapleton Homes This Week

6 Stapleton homes closed over the past week in Stapleton.  So how much of asking price did buyers get?  100%!  Still a seller’s market in the majority of price ranges!

All Stapleton Active Resale Listings

There are currently 36 active resale listings in Stapleton.  Here are a few you may want to check out:

Stunning kitchen at 8156 E 35th Ave!

There is a lot to love about 8156 E 35th Ave.  Its a 3 story west-facing Parkwood in Central Park West with a dual porch, amazing landscaped backyard with deck and a kitchen that is upgraded with commercial grade appliances.  Plus it faces onto a green space without a second HOA, you can walk to the light rail station as well as the new Sprouts grocery store when it opens!  With a recent price drop to $925k I don’t expect this one to be around much longer.

Know anyone looking for a carriage house or mother-in-law suite? Then 9356 E 51st Dr, featured below in the picture to the right, may be a great fit.  It has 3 beds upstairs, an open concept main floor and a separate mother in law unit that has its own living room, bedroom, laundry and mini kitchen.  Rental unit?  Family member?  Nanny quarters?  It’s flexible.  After a few price drops the price is now looking pretty attractive at $685k.

9356 E 51st Dr – Lennar with mother-in-law suite caddy corner to Wicker Park!

Resale Stapleton Buyer & Seller Needs

Here’s what we’re keeping an eye out for our buyers!

$800-$950k range, Central Park West location only, 3000+ finished sf, like Parkwood and Infinity homes.

$600k or less, anywhere in Stapleton, 4+ beds, 2,000 – 2,500 finished sf (including basement)

Sellers Coming Soon…

Mid $400k’s – KB Paired home in Willow Park East.  3bd/2.5ba with unfinished basement and great proximity to the new Prairie Meadow Park!  Coming to the market late Spring 2018.

Low $500k’s – Wonderland Homes single family home in Eastbridge with a rare huge fenced in front yard!  It’s located on a quiet street just steps away from all the new restaurants, shops and grocery store at the Eastbridge town center.  Finished basement.  Coming to the market Spring 2018.

Low $500k’s – KB Home single family home with amazing finishes, a highly functional side yard, open concept layout and amazing mountain views!   Likely to hit the market Spring 2018.

Mid $900k’s – Spectacular Parkwood “Chesapeake” plan in Conservatory Green with a stylish white/light grey color palette, huge backyard, 3rd floor flex space and finished basement with built ins & wet bar.  This one has it all and we can’t wait to list it in Spring 2018.

As always, if you’re looking for a Stapleton-based agent (and neighbor) to help you find your perfect home, Mariel and I at Focus Real Estate are here to help!

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