A year ago in September, it took 15 days on average for a home to go under contract in metro Denver, according to Zillow. Last month, homes took only six days to find a buyer.
Entry-level homes were snapped up in just four days on average, and even the most expensive homes, which can linger, took only 10 days to find a buyer.
Metro Denver’s market has run this hot before, but always in the spring and summer, not at the start of fall when the kids are already back in school.
“Normally, the housing market begins to slow down around this time of year as the weather cools and buyer activity fades, but it’s 2020, and nothing is normal this year,” said Zillow senior economist Chris Glynn in his report. “Instead of slowing down, we’re seeing the housing market continue to speed up as autumn continues.”
Nationally, homes spent an average of 16 days on the market, a significant…