Boulder Home Appreciation Ranked 7th In the Nation
FHFA.gov recently released their report on home appreciation for the period ending December 31, 2015. In the report it shows that Boulder home appreciation is the 7th highest for the year among the 271 largest metropolitan areas in the United States. Boulder had a 13.52% appreciation for the one year period and 2.27% for the fourth quarter alone. The quarterly appreciation for our area ranks 5th in the nation and one of the areas ahead of us was Denver. For our area a strong quarter ended up a very strong year.
The United States average for the one year period was 5.76%. Colorado ranked second among the states with 10.91% appreciation for the year.
Here are a few charts that represent this data visually. The first one shows Boulder’s appreciation compared to that of the U.S. and the second one shows Boulder’s appreciation national ranking over time. This is the most active market we have had in terms of appreciation since 1999 when we were ranked #1 in the nation.