The ferocious housing market started to relax slightly last month, as hopeful buyers paused to consider the pricey and competitive options available to land their dream homes.
The big picture: The National Association of Realtors recently said existing-home sales slipped 2% in August from the prior month. Here's hoping that means smooth sailing on your house hunting journey. Check out our residential eye candy this week:
Why we love it: Surrounded by two nearby lakes, a golf course and Tennyson Art District, this recently remodeled home features custom patina metal work details and a serene sunroom.
Realtor: Melinda Yeary, Compass
Specs: 2 beds, 1 bath, 1,434 square feet
Notable features: Custom metal work from a former restaurant, roll-door garage, cedar closet and bright, bonus heated room at entryway.
Why we love it: This revamped Victorian built in 1885 is just two blocks from Highland Square with a spacious, well-landscaped backyard with a patio space that's perfect for entertaining.
Neighborhood: West Highland
Realtor: Dudley Clark, Corcoran Perry & Co
Specs: 3 beds, 2 baths, 1,349 square feet
Notable features: Oversized 2-car garage, lots of closet space, brand new hail-resistant roof.
Why we love it: This condo in the Windsor building is the perfect home for a Colorado urbanite. If you're not out on the town enjoying the city scene, enjoy shared amenities and including a terrace with grills, fire pit and a fragrant herb garden.
Realtor: Jenny Usaj, USAJ Realty
Specs: 2 beds, 2 bath, 1,909 square feet
Notable features: The living room holds a fireplace and two Juliet balconies provide mountain views. Community perks include fire pits, tennis and pickleball courts, a community room with billiards.
Why we love it: This newly renovated condo overlooking Riverfront Park doesn't let you forget the three Ls: lifestyle, location and luxury.
Neighborhood: Riverfront Park
Realtor: Justin Joseph, LIV Sotheby's International Realty
Specs: 3 beds, 3 baths, 2,832 square feet
Notable features: Oak floors, walls of windows leading to an oversized terrace, custom-built cabinetry, built-ins and closets.
Why we love it: This custom home crafted by Squibb Estates celebrates the Colorado climate with multiple indoor-outdoor access points throughout.
Realtor: Karen Nichols and Corrie Lee, milehimodern
Specs: 6 beds, 11 baths, 7,495 square feet
Notable features: Lower-level movie theater, custom outdoor kitchen, 10-car garage with lift and heated driveway.
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