Westminster Real Estate
If you are looking for Westminster homes for sale or other real estate, this Colorado website is a good place to get you started. Whether you choose to live right in the city of Westminster or in a nearby neighborhood, you will find our real estate search system very helpful. In addition, our Westminster CO REALTORS are proud to be REMAX Alliance real estate agents and have the expertise you need to locate the very best properties in this area of Colorado. We are proud to offer top notch home buying, selling and relocation services to all of our Westminster clients.
Westminster, Colorado is a thriving suburb of Denver with an estimated population of 110,000. Unlike many of today’s large city suburbs, it has remained true to its historical origins, with respect to architecture, land use and function. In 1985, the city began actively acquiring land as part of a community-wide “Open Space Program” established in 1972. Since then, it has amassed nearly 3000 acres throughout the city, about 13% of Westminster’s total land area. This includes a 10-mile trail from the city to Standley Lake to the northwest. It’s no surprise that a 2006 edition of Money magazine named Westminster the 24th best place to live in the United States.
With easy access to downtown Denver, the University of Colorado at Boulder and the Denver airport, Westminster is ideally situated for those on the go. At the same time it has managed to retain its original charm and elegance. The city is dedicated to the preservation of historical homes, buildings and other landmarks with 19 sites that are designated on the national or local register.
One of the most attractive features of Westminster is the availability of public and private transportation options. U.S. Highway 36, which joins Denver and Boulder, passes through Westminster. Interstate highways 70 and 25 are just minutes away. The Regional Transportation District bus system makes extensive use of high occupancy vehicle lanes on the freeways and connects to the complete city bus system.
This is also a city that knows how to have fun. The Butterfly Pavilion has been delighting locals and tourists for over 15 years. This 30,000-foot “invertebrate zoo” sits on 5 acres and operates as a non-profit.
The Westminster Promenade is almost a city in itself. With a 24-screen theater, an ice rink, bowling, restaurants, and a Westin Hotel, many visitors never venture far from their accommodations.
The easy access to the rest of the Denver metropolitan area makes it simple to get to many other entertainment options. The Denver Zoo, The Denver Art Museum, the professional sports teams Rockies, Broncos, Nuggets and Avalanche, Six Flags, the Museum of Nature and Science all are within a 20-minute drive.
Westminster CO real estate is “holding its own” in the face of one of the most pronounced economic slumps in U.S. history. That is largely due to the continued rise in median household income for the city of over $64,000 in 2008, $7000 more than Colorado as a whole. And, while home sales are down somewhat in the past few years, the signs of recovery are quite evident, unlike many other parts of the country. The current median sales price for Westminster real estate, specifically single-family homes, is $194,965. Both the number of sales and home prices are up about 4% from June ’09. And, unemployment in Westminster is only 6%, well below the national average of 10%.
If it’s a great climate you are looking for, this one is hard to beat. The temperatures remain relatively mild throughout the year due to the elevation of 5300 feet. Humidity levels stay low with summer highs rarely into the 90’s and winter highs in the low 40’s.
Sitting on the edge of the Rocky Mountains with world-class skiing, hiking, climbing and camping, you will be hard-pressed to come up with a more attractive place to live than Westminster, Colorado.
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