Looking for Retirement Real Estate in Colorado?

Retirement in Colorado is a dream for thousands, whether they already live in the mountains or whether they look forward to buying real estate and moving to a Colorado town like Boulder or Golden. Most are attracted by the mountains and the outdoor living. Whatever your reason, this website will provide you with the useful retirement real estate resources to help your dream become a reality.


Real Estate

Many of Colorado’s towns are famous for their retirement lifestyle. While real estate is extremely expensive in some places, like Aspen (Zillow reports average home price there of $2.6 million), there are plenty of other towns where the living is easy. The broad Denver/Aurora area reports median sales price of $225,000 in the 2nd quarter of 2008. Fort Collins tends to have similar prices, while the NAR reports that the median Boulder home sold for $375,000 in the same period.


Best Retirement Towns in Colorado

One of Colorado’s top retirement cities is Boulder, which is growing fast and blessed with the dynamic University of Colorado. Denver is the largest city in Colorado and its laid back approach to urban living appeals to many retirees. Colorado Springs and Fort Collins are typically less expensive choices. Both of these towns, which have military installations nearby, attract many retirees from the military who have grown to love the area. Grand Junction, Golden, Durango, Littleton, Longmont, and Pueblo are other “best” towns for retirement real estate. Many of these towns have been named to various best 100 places to retire lists. An interesting and huge modern community to explore is Highlands Ranch. Use the links on this page to find out more about these towns.



The altitude and the mountains provide outstanding recreation, such as skiing and hiking. Colorado residents tend to live healthy lifestyles and its cities and towns help make that easier. Most of the towns in Colorado have large parks, trails, and recreational facilities within their borders. Winters are snowy at elevation, although Denver at a mile-high elevation is snow-free most of the time. Summers are warm and dry.




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