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Pick a Place to Live in Parker, Colorado!

If you love Colorado, you will definitely want to check out Parker!

Parker, Colorado - Movies in the park.

Parker, Colorado - Movies in the park.

Photo Courtesy of the Parker Area Chamber of Commerce

First you fell in love with Colorado. Then you decided that you wanted to be somewhere in the metro area so you could be close to the action along the front range. Now the questions is, do we live north, west, east or south of Denver. Once you choose south, then which great community do you pick?

Well, the 50,000 residents of Parker who call this home undoubtedly say that Parker is the place!

Location, location, location is the same as saying Parker, Parker, Parker! The centralized location of our community is unequalled along the entire front range of Colorado. Your new home in Parker will be 15 minutes from the Denver Tech Center, 30 minutes from downtown Denver and only 40 minutes from Denver International Airport. It does not get much better than that!

The housing options in Parker are amazing with a wide variety of award-winning choices. The Colorado real estate market is one of the best in the United States...come and enjoy a piece of paradise, stunning mountain scenery, impressive school districts, a safe and affordable community, 300+ days of sunshine each year, world class restaurants, and never ending outdoor recreation.

Many neighborhoods have incredible mountain views from hilltop vantage points throughout the Parker area. What better way to live than to be enjoying a warm springtime hike or mountain bike ride along one of the many community trails all while taking in picture postcard views of snow-capped mountains to our west? Pikes Peak, Longs Peak and Mount Evans are all in plain site of Parker everyday.

What type of housing are you looking for in Parker? The area has great options in single-family homes, condos and townhomes and brand new apartments. The choice is yours.

If dad and mom or the grandparents want to be close to you and the grandkids, there are some outstanding options for them with many retirement living, independent living and assisted living facilities in the area.

What stage of life are you in? The community offers remarkable and diverse lifestyles for single young professionals, newly married couples, young families with kids, empty nesters and retirees. Wherever you are, Parker will meet you there to make you feel comfortable in your new hometown.

Regardless of which housing solution is best for you, it’s always wise to use a licensed realtor who is a proud member of the Parker Area Chamber of Commerce. These professionals give back to the community to make the Parker area a better place to live, work, play and grow. Those premier realtors can be found on ParkerChamber.com.

So what’s the secret sauce in Parker’s housing success?

The main reason is because. . .it JUST feels like home! You have so many choices on where to call home in the metro area so why would you choose a home in Parker, Colorado?

Let me start by answering that question with a few more questions.

Do you want to live in a place that brings back memories of the place you grew up?

Do you want to live in a neighborhood that is surrounded by nature with wildlife like white tailed deer just outside your back door?

Do you want to live in a town that is near interstates, light rail and has easy access to Denver International Airport?

Do you want to live in a community that can become your new “hometown”?

If your answer is “yes” to any or all of the questions above, then Parker is the place for your next home. The community’s close proximity to the mountains provides for absolutely incredible views of snow-capped mountains to our west that are only a short drive away.

The neighborhoods of Parker all have easy access to Interstate 25 and E-470 to get you quickly to all areas of the metro area. Your new home in Parker will be near the newest planned RTD light rail station coming soon to the western edge of Parker in 2019.

Miles and miles of nature trails and open space are woven throughout the entire community.

Our nationally award-winning local parks and recreation department provide lots of cool down time activities for your family.

Some of the best home appreciation values in the nation equate to a great financial investment for your family. Parker offers lower property taxes than many regions of the country. Many new residents see up to a 50% drop in their property tax compared to states they’ve lived in earlier.

Nationally award-winning schools that are among the best in the country with many great choices among public, private and charter educational options for your family.

“Parker is an amazing community that is close to everything but far from ordinary.” Dennis Houston, CEO - Parker Area Chamber of Commerce

What defines a Parker neighborhood?

In two words, the answer is - friendly neighbors!

A very welcoming community awaits you because most Parker residents have moved here from another area of the country. Yes, they have been in your shoes and they want to make you feel right at home. It’s not unusual to have fresh-baked cookies hand-delivered to your front porch within hours of your move into your new home. Neighbors can connect with each other and be a part of something special in Parker.

The neighborhoods of Parker provide that small town feel with big city access only twenty minutes away. Home styles have Colorado inspired design with tons of windows to take in the amazing mountain views including Pikes Peak and others.

Several master-planned communities in Parker have been named the “Community of the Year” by the Homebuilders Association of Metro Denver in the last ten years. Neighborhoods in Parker are perfectly located in the top-rated Douglas County School District. The community has easy access to I-25 and light rail as well as shopping, entertainment, and business centers.

One of the cool things about Parker’s neighborhoods in the south metro area are their close proximity to major employment centers in the region including the Denver Tech Center, Inverness Business Park and Meridian Business Park. All of these are just minutes away from your new home in Parker, Colorado. When you’re looking for a place to live, Pick Parker!

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