In 1950 only 1,686 residents lived in the quiet rural town of Westminster. Large apple and cherry orchards covered the land and people from the Denver metropolitan area visited each spring to enjoy the apple blossoms. More than five decades later, Westminster has been transformed into a thriving bedroom community close to major business centers, educational facilities and other amenities residing in Denver and Adams County.
More than 106,000 Westminster residents enjoy 50 developed parks with playground facilities and courts, state-of-the-art recreational centers, 2,000 acres of open space and more than 40 miles of multi-purpose outdoor trails. More than 229 schools in three school districts—Adams County 50, Adams County 12 and Jefferson County—serve Westminster students. The University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Colorado at Denver are each 20 miles away.
Three neighborhood parks, Mayham Park, DeSpain Park and Madison Park, were named for historic founding families. In fact, Westminster is grounded in its historical identity. Homebuilders in Westminster have risen to the challenge of providing quality affordable real estate to a burgeoning population. From the Village Core to the surrounding suburbs, Westminster offers distinctive single-family homes, lofts and townhouses in a family-oriented environment.
Real Estate Market Summary: Prices of Westminster, Colorado Homes for Sale
The housing market in Westminster, Colorado, consists of a number of new communities. Properties can be found in traditional Craftsman, Prairie, and Farmhouse architectural styles which feature large front porches and rear garages. Prices for Westminster homes in new home subdivisions can be found starting from $80,000 to over $2.5 million for sprawling estate properties and custom built homes. Condominiums and townhouses in Westminster are priced between $70,000 and $410,000. Land and lots are available for custom building in the Westminster area, as are farm and ranch estate properties. Homes in retirement communities or near golf courses can also be found throughout Westminster, and for the savvy real estate investor, investment properties and apartments are available.
Westminster Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of January 26th, 2015: homes priced around $540,320 compared to $512,403 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +5%. For Saturday, January 31st, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.82%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.96%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.25%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.99%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Westminster CO. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Westminster to help you find the best home!