Your Local Lafayette Realtors
When you’re ready to buy or sell a home in Lafayette, CO, contact the Mary Ellen Wood Team and we’ll guide you through this unique community’s real estate market. We’ll get you up to speed on current market conditions including recent sales and average time on market. As local residential property experts, we’ll advise you on the optimum strategy for your goals. It’s our intent to make real estate transactions a positive experience. Allow us to represent you as your licensed Realtor team so the next Lafayette home with a “sold” sign on it is yours.
Let us show you this coveted community and its wide array of real estate options. Click here to find out why we may be the right Realtor team for you, then give us a call to discuss your hopes, needs, and wishes for your next home. We’ll search the MLS listings, reach out to our network of Boulder County Realtors, and offer you properties to review. If you want to get a sneak peak at what’s currently on the market, click to search the MLS for Lafayette Homes for Sale.
Why Live in Lafayette?
Imagine buying a home in Lafayette, Colorado, where expansive views of Boulder County’s Front Range greet you from your windows! It’s self-described as “A creative, diverse, eclectic community combining small town livability with outstanding city services.” This bustling community enables a healthy, active lifestyle for its population. It’s easy to see why Lafayette is a desirable place to live. From reasonably priced condos to quaint Old Town bungalows to premier properties on the golf course, Lafayette has something for every budget.
With a population of over 29,000, Lafayette offers many amenities. It’s home to Indian Peaks Golf Course, 19 parks, 20 miles of trails, two community gardens, an expansive recreation center, a new water park, a skate park, and one named the “Great Bark Dog Park.” An easy commute to Denver or Boulder but with a feel all its own, Lafayette is a smart real estate investment.
Lafayette is part of the Boulder Valley School District, which has a strong “Great Schools” district rating.
Lafayette Real Estate
With its sweeping Front Range views, neighborly character, and reasonable home prices, it’s no wonder Lafayette is the choice for many home buyers. A typical three-bedroom house is lower priced than in Boulder, making it attractive for many commuters. Interestingly, in 2019 Lafayette had more home sales and more total single family home active listings than its coveted neighbor, Louisville.
This Boulder suburb certainly is a hot spot for home sales. In 2019 the number of active listings rose 6%. Additionally, the median sales price for a single family home is $607,500, up over 3% from 2018. Here’s a big jump: Lafayette’s average days on market increased to 51, up 21% from the year prior. This data points to a complex real estate market, one in which an experienced, local Realtor team is invaluable in navigating a hot market arena.
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