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Denver Ranked #3 Most Competitive Housing Market in US

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According to a recent study released by Lendingtree.com, the Denver housing market comes in as the #3 most competitive market in the US.  The study was based on 1.5 million mortgage loan requests through Lending Tree marketplace and used the following criteria; number of buyers who were pre-approved prior to looking for a house, average down payments and the number of buyers that had a credit score of 680 or higher. 

Competition in the Denver market is driven by low inventory and rising home prices.  However, coming into the market with a preapproved mortgage, a healthy down payment and a strong credit score will better your chances.  Many people are choosing to build a new home versus a resale home in order to buy their dream home.  Below is a list of the top 20 home builders in the Denver Metro area, (list provided by the Denver Business Journal, 2017-2018 Book of Lists). 

1.  Richmond Homes

2.  Lennar - Colorado

3.  Ryland/CalAtlantic Homes

4.  Century Communities

5.  Oakwood Homes, LLC

6.  Meritage Homes of Colorado

7.  Toll Brothers, Inc.

8.  D.R. Horton Inc.

9.  Boulder Creek Neighborhoods

10.  Infinity Home Collection

11.  Thrive Home Builders

12.  TRI Pointe Homes

13.  Brookfield Residential

14.  Lokal Homes

15.  Wonderland Homes

16.  David Weekley

17.  McStain Neighborhoods

18.  G.J Gardner Homes

19.  DIRC Homes, LLC

20.  Redeux Developments 

For the complete list of the 100 Most Competitive Housing markets click here to read the LendingTree.com study.

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