Comment of the Day

Reader: I Can Barely Afford to Live in Colorado Anymore

Many of our readers weren't surprised when four Colorado counties showed up on a list of twenty U.S. counties where houses are becoming less affordable -- a number matched only by California. Here are several comments about rising housing prices here.

See also: 20 U.S. Counties Where Houses are Becoming Less Affordable -- Including Four in Colorado

Michelle Frint Domenico writes:

All the people need to quit moving here from California and driving the prices up!
Amber L Alvarado Roybal writes:
It's so crazy and the traffic is getting so bad out here and our roads are so bad like all the bridges need to be fixed!
Ben Cochran writes:
I'm a part time real estate investor in FoCo area (Larimer County) and there are almost no deals to be had anymore. Even run down fixer uppers are selling at or very near market value.
Melissa Bice writes
:I hate what's happening to my beloved state. I can barely afford to live here.

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