Hot homes: Mile High listings under $1M

The city’s housing market feels ripe for change, as the median closing price for a home fell at the end of May compared to April, per the latest report by the Denver Metro Association of Realtors.

Yes, but: The decrease was only about a quarter of a percentage point, per Andrew Abrams, chair of DMAR’s market trends committee.

The big picture: Price gains are leveling out, and inventory increases could prove to be “early signs that the gravity of higher mortgage rates might be finally starting to pull metro Denver’s housing market back to earth,” the Denver Post reports.

  • The inventory of single-family homes was up 111.6% from 2021.

Here’s a collection of listings across the metro, all under $1 million.

1301 Speer Blvd. #301 — $315,000

Why we love it: The mountain views from this quaint open-floor-plan condo are best enjoyed from a deck off the living room.

Neighborhood: Lincoln Park

Realtor: Katie Thomas, Corcoran Perry & Co.

Specs: 1 bed, 1 bath, 637 square feet

Notable features: Bonus walk-in closet. Shared laundry. One reserved parking space and large storage area.

1301 Speer Boulevard 301
1301 Speer Blvd. # 301. Photo courtesy of Corcoran Perry & Co.
1301 Speer Boulevard 301
1301 Speer Blvd. # 301. Photo courtesy of Corcoran Perry & Co.
1301 Speer Blvd. # 301
1301 Speer Blvd. # 301. Photo courtesy of Corcoran Perry & Co.
1255 N Ogden St. #607 — $429,000

Why we love it: Amenities at this condo building include a heated swimming pool, sauna, gym, entertainment center, media room, locked bike storage and an outdoor patio area with barbecue for entertaining.

Neighborhood: Capitol Hill

Realtor: Mary Ebel Decherd, Equity Colorado Real Estate

Specs: 2 beds, 1 bathroom, 938 square feet

Notable features: Sixth level, west-facing with city and mountain views. Granite slabs, white shaker cabinetry, breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances and subway tile. Wood-burning fireplace and enclosed porch. Dedicated underground parking space.

1255 N Ogden St #607
1255 N Ogden St. #607. Photo: Equity Colorado Real Estate
1255 N Ogden St #607
1255 N Ogden St. #607. Photo: Equity Colorado Real Estate
1255 N Ogden St. #607. Photo: Equity Colorado Real Estate
1255 N Ogden St. #607. Photo: Equity Colorado Real Estate
9097 E. 50th Ave. — $579,969

Why we love it: The open space has large windows bringing in natural light. A wraparound balcony provides generous outdoor living space. Plus this condo sits in a very walkable neighborhood.

Neighborhood: Central Park

Realtor: Ken Greenfield, Corcoran Perry & Co.

Specs: 2 beds, 3 baths, 1,676 square feet

Notable features: Modern sun shades, contemporary tile. The primary suite has a large vaulted ceiling with walk-in closet and a five-piece bath, including a large shower and deep soaking tub. Energy-efficient furnace and a tankless water heater.

9097 E 50th Ave.
9097 E 50th Ave. Photo courtesy of Corcoran Perry & Co.
9097 E 50th Avenue
9097 E 50th Ave. Photo courtesy of Corcoran Perry & Co.
9097 E 50th Ave. Photo courtesy of Corcoran Perry & Co.
9097 E 50th Ave. Photo courtesy of Corcoran Perry & Co.
2250 S. Lowell Blvd. — $649,000

Why we love it: This freshly remodeled, roomy brick home — built in 1954 — has well-cared-for wood floors, a pergola-covered patio and natural light flooding the interior.

Neighborhood: Harvey Park

Realtor: Shannon Garcia, Keller Williams Realty Downtown LLC

Specs: 4 beds, 3 baths, 2,192 square feet

Notable features: Remodeled kitchen equipped with stainless steel appliances. One-car oversized garage. Egress windows, walk-in closet and a fully updated bathroom in primary bedroom.

2250 S Lowell Blvd
2250 S Lowell Blvd. Photo courtesy of Keller Williams Realty Downtown LLC
Photo credit: Keller Williams Realty Downtown LLC
2250 S Lowell Blvd. Photo courtesy of Keller Williams Realty Downtown LLC
2250 S Lowell Blvd. Photo courtesy of Keller Williams Realty Downtown LLC
2250 S Lowell Blvd. Photo courtesy of Keller Williams Realty Downtown LLC
1762 Vine St. — $800,000

Why we love it: This home’s front porch, hardwood floors and the original fireplace offer the architectural elements that harken back to a past era, while all the essentials have been updated for modern comfort.

Neighborhood: City Park West

Realtor: Melinda Howlett, Compass

Specs: 3 beds, 2 baths, 2,044 square feet

Notable features: Dining area with rich cabinetry, granite counters and stainless fixtures including a vent hood. Finished basement.

1762 Vine Street
1762 Vine St. Photo courtesy of Compass
1762 Vine Street
1762 Vine St. Photo courtesy of Compass
 1762 Vine St. Photo courtesy of Compass
1762 Vine St. Photo courtesy of Compass
1801 Wynkoop St. #208 — $825,000

Why we love it: Modern finishes combine with historic character in this corner unit in the historic Ice House building. This industrial home enjoys easy access to Union Station, McGregor Square and Coors Field.

Neighborhood: LoDo

Realtor: Courtney Ranson, milehimodern

Specs: 2 beds, 2 baths, 1,260 square feet

Notable features: 14′ ceilings, exposed brick. Freestanding fireplace and hardwood floors. Large windows, outdoor balcony. Two tandem garage parking spaces, a dedicated storage unit and a fitness center.

1801 Wynkoop Street #208
1801 Wynkoop St. #208. Photo: Nate Polta/milehimodern
1801 Wynkoop Street #208
1801 Wynkoop St. #208. Photo: Nate Polta/milehimodern
1801 Wynkoop St. #208. Photo: Nate Polta/milehimodern
1801 Wynkoop St. #208. Photo: Nate Polta/milehimodern

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