Posted by Damon L. Chavez on Friday, August 11th, 2017 at 9:13am.
August 10, 2017 / REcolorado.com, by Jamie Froyd
People are still moving to Colorado at a strong rate. Though the population boom peaked between 2014 and 2015 with nearly 101,000 new people who moved to Colorado, our state still is appealing to those looking to relocate.
If you’re considering relocating to Colorado, what do you need to know? And how do you know when you’re officially a Coloradan?
Before you relocate anywhere, always do your homework. The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce is a good resource as well as finding an experience REALTOR®.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Denver, Colorado, as the #2 in their Best Places to Live in the USA for 2017. The public survey of thousands of individuals across the U.S. finds out what makes a place desirable to live in, and factors in data from the U.S. Census Bureau, FBI, and Bureau of Labor Statistics. It asks questions about cost of living, employment, and education as well as quality of life, crime rates, and health care. Denver rates 7.5 out of 10 possible points.
As you begin your home search, check out these popular places to live in Colorado. Your real estate agent can also provide local expertise and the inside scoop on any areas you might be considering.
After you’ve moved to Colorado, you’ll likely have a few important firsts – your first step into your new home, your first office snow day, your first taste of green chile. Whether you recently moved to Colorado or have lived here your entire life, here are 10 ways you know you’re an official Coloradan:
As you start your Colorado home search, visit REcolorado.com to see the most accurate and up-to-date information on homes for sale. You can also search homes for rent and set up custom searches with your My REcolorado account.