Aurora is Colorado’s third largest city, and one of the fastest growing ones; the population count of 2007 came in around 272,000. This city has easy access to the big city amenities of Denver, plus plenty of its own. Major arteries here include Interstate 70, Interstate 225 and E-470. This highway system facilitates commerce and puts the residents within minutes of the airport. Our Metro Denver bus/train system, known at RTD, has a high speed train running up through Aurora on I-225 to the Anschutz/Fitzsimons Medical Center and connects with many bus routes throughout the city and DIA. The close in location makes Aurora real estate a hot commodity. Many people purchase Aurora Colorado homes because they want to to be close to everything this metro area has to offer.
This Denver suburban bedroom community offers fabulous golf, fast-pitch softball, recreational adventures, excellent schools, artistic and cultural venues, and just about every form of excitement and relaxation you can think of – even a dedicated skate board park! The new 212-acre Aurora Sports Park features 22 multi-use field game areas, a dozen full sized softball/youth baseball fields. This facility hosts both regional and national soccer and softball tournaments.
Aurora was recognized by a 50th anniversary issue of Sports Illustrated as the “Sportstown” of the state because of its outstanding effort to enhance, facilitate, and promote sports. Purchase an Aurora Colorado home, and you will have no reason to be a couch potato, as the recreational facilities, extensive biking and hiking trails and the great outdoors afford residents an active lifestyle.
Finding Aurora Homes
The Aurora Colorado real estate market is dominated by homes selling from $100K to $400K. These houses are older, and sized between about 1200 to 1600 finished square feet. There are also some premium homes going from $350K to $800K and more, including ranch, split levels and two stories. Some very beautiful and desirable luxury subdivisions include Tallyn’s Reach, Meadow Hills, Blackstone Country Club, Tuscany South, Heritage Eagle Bend, Southshore at Aurora Reservoir and Shenadoah. Aurora townhomes and condos are becoming increasingly popular with baby-boomers, first-time home buyers, and people who just want to spend more time on a bike and less time on yard work or other outside maintenance chores. Consider Heritage Eagle Bend, a gated golf course retirement community. Condos here start at $200K and single family homes at $280K.
Your Aurora Colorado Real Estate Agent
If you are thinking of buying an Aurora CO home, please call me first for a free consultation. I know all the neighborhoods of this town, and can explain the market nuances for all of them. The Aurora MLS offers an inventory loaded with values; my job is to help you find the best one. My goal as your REALTOR is to save you time, money, and expense. This means that you will receive the best Aurora MLS data and community information so you can bake the best purchase decision possible. I will not let your transaction to proceed until you are fully informed and have a solid understanding of the process.
If you are selling your Aurora property, please contact me for a free market analysis. There is no obligation. I can also point out repairs or improvements that will translate to more money on the closing table. If I can serve your real estate needs in any way, please contact me. I am here to help. Call or text 303-482-2344 or email me at [email protected]. You will get a prompt response!