Let's face it, affordable homes are tough to find in Fort Collins. The shortage of quality inventory has pushed a lot of first time buyers out of the city but for those who are lucky enough to afford to be in Fort Collins, competition is fierce and prices have been consistently rising for the better part of the last 3-4 years. First time buyers, or move up buyers from condos and townhomes, need a good amount space along with proximity to amenities, schools, and work - but can it still be found? You better believe it! Our list of the top 4 entry level neighborhoods in Fort Collins proves there are still some great homes out there - you just have to know where to look.
Because home value is entirely relative, we define an "entry level neighborhood" as an area whose median home value is consistently below Fort Collins' median home value. For example, so far in 2016 the median home value in Fort Collins is just below $340,000. All of the 2015 median values for the neighborhoods described below are still below $300,000.