Arvada, Colorado Real Estate and Homes for Sale
About the City of Arvada, Colorado
About Arvada, Colorado
Arvada is an upscale city less than 15 miles away from Denver. Known as the celery capital of the world, Arvada is also a city with more than 100 bridges. A quick internet search will reveal that it is the seventh largest city in Colorado, but Arvada is full of amenities that may make it the right locale for purchasing your dream home.
Arvada generally enjoys a lower crime rate than the national average, as well as a low rate of unemployment. Incomes in Arvada are roughly 15% higher than the Colorado average, although the cost of living is higher than the national average. Homes in Arvada, Colorado, continue to appreciate and the housing market is white hot.
Home Options in Arvada
Homes in Arvada, Colorado, are generally single family homes ranging in size from three to five bedrooms. The spring 2022 average median home price is between $800-900k. Many homes boast above average square footage, multi-car garages, and plush yards. Homeowners in Arvada are pleased with a property tax rate of less than 5%. There are many excellent home options, so search and prepare to be amazed! Our team at Kenneth James Realty is glad to help you with your search.
Renters also have options, whether it be renting a home or an apartment.The Gateway Arvada Ridge Apartments is just one example of apartments-that-feel-like-home in this bustling suburb. This community features one and two bedroom floor plans with washers and dryers in the units. Other amenities include an extra large swimming pool, fitness center, and barbecue areas. Early 2022 rents are priced in concert with the market average of $1700-2500.
Living in Arvada: the Good
There are many wonderful neighborhood amenities that make owning a home in Arvada an excellent decision. Homeowners in Arvada enjoy shopping at Costco located just off the I-70 corridor. Costco is known for having food in bulk, but they also have trendy home decor and other goodies to make your house a home such as small appliances, furniture, and even fruit trees!
Families can spend time together at kid-friendly venues such as Colorado Ball Sports Arvada and a wide range of city parks. Parents can drop off the kids for an evening of spirits and smiles at The Bluegrass Lounge, a unique restaurant that coins itself as “a bourbon lounge that brings Kentucky hospitality to Olde Town Arvada”.
Living in Arvada: the Challenges
As with many suburbs, the commute out of Arvada to Denver can be a little bit busy at times. Many commutes run just shy of 30 minutes and most commuters drive alone. Carpooling could help alleviate some traffic congestion.
Another disadvantage to this community is that some areas are in floodplains. Thankfully, the City of Arvada’s Engineering Division can help homeowners make wise decisions to prevent and/or mitigate damage.
You may consider homes in Arvada, Colorado, to be a great choice for your family. Or, you may choose to look in other Denver communities. Our personable and professional agents anxiously await the opportunity to help you make this choice, as well as to help you find your dream home in Arvada.
Contact us and let us know how we may be of assistance. We assist sellers and buyers in realizing their real estate dreams