When inventory is this low people try to find listings anywhere. Off market listings are a great place to start. If you can find them in this market. When is a seller’s market like this there are not many off market homes for sale especially in Evergreen.

Off Market Homes for Sale

Off Market Listings
Off Market Homes for Sale

What are Off Market Homes For Sale?

Off market homes are homes that are for sale that have not been entered into the MLS. There are a lot of reasons why not to list your home on the mls. A lot of times people that are more high profile in more expensive homes are sold off market. This is done for security or privacy or for whatever reason the seller may have. In this type of market that is one of the only reasons to have a home sold off market. This real estate market in Evergreen, CO is so hot any seller should have their home exposed to the market.

We are seeing bidding wars that are driving prices up and up. When homes are getting multiple offers it would be crazy not to let the market push up your final sale price.

Even DORA, the agency that regulates real estate agents in Colorado, do not like off market listings. They understand that for a seller to get the maximum amount for their home (that is a listings agent’s job to do) their home needs to be exposed to the open market. Off market listings usually do not get the proper market exposure. 

What is the Difference Between For Sale By Owner and Off Market Listings? 

The difference between for sale by owner (FSBOs) and off market homes for sale is simple. FSBO homes are (at least should be) marketed on the open market. A for sale by owner listing also is not listed in the MLS. 

An off market listing is home that is actually being represented by a real estate agent. That real estate agent markets that listing to the extent the seller wants it marketed. Maybe not in the MLS. The off market home may be marketed by the listing agent sending out an email to their network. Also most “off market listings” have a real estate agent representing the seller in some way.

For Sale by Owner Homes are homes that the seller (usually) doesn’t have agency representation. They also market the home in the ways they believe would buy their home. Sometimes a for sale by owner will even pay a buyer co op to a real estate agent that brings the buyer.

There is Low Inventory Including Off Market Homes

All home inventory is low right now. When that happens buyers try to find homes anywhere. That includes looking for off market homes for sale. We are not seeing nearly as many off market listings up here in Evergreen and Golden. Sellers seem to enjoy having their homes go under contract in 3 days and 15% over list price. That is not happening on every deal but it is happening out there.

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As a real estate agent I would not advise too many of my clients to keep their home off market in this environment. Buyers are driving the sale prices up in almost the entire state. The idea of selling your most expensive investment is to get as much as you can get. The best way to do this is to make sure as much of the market sees your home as possible. More people that see it online means more people making showing appointments. Then that means more offers. More offers will (99% of the time) drive the final sale price higher.  

Off Market Listings (homes for Sale)

New
$349,900
MLS# 2066792
For Sale
1250 S Monaco Parkway, Unit 90
Denver, CO 80224
2 BR | 2 BA | 944 Sqft | Residential
Fantastic 2-Story townhouse in desirable Raintree! 2 bedrooms, 2 baths – 944 SF plus 1 car garage with direct access to property. Main floor features beautiful vinyl planking flooring – Large living room, dining room, kitchen, 1 / 2 bat (more…)
Edson Team Real Estate
New
$1,830,000
MLS# 5238001
For Sale
2261 S Ogden Street
Denver, CO 80210
5 BR | 5 BA | 4,841 Sqft | Residential
Beautiful Custom Home in Highly Desired Rosedale Neighborhood! Walking Distance to Harvard Gulch! Contemporary Custom with Every Detail. An Entertainer’s Home with Custom Kitchen Including a 60inch Electrolux Refrigerator / Freezer, a Bert (more…)
Re/max Leaders
New
$419,000
MLS# 1590828
For Sale
2855 Quebec Street
Denver, CO 80207
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,245 Sqft | Residential
Situated in one of Denver’s hottest communities–Northeast Parkhill, this three bedroom, two bath house made of brick is in very good maintenance, with the second bathroom a new installation. New painting, new tankless water heater. Op (more…)
Brokers Guild Homes
New
$160,000
MLS# 2580802
For Sale
715 S Alton Way, Unit 8A
Denver, CO 80247
1 BR | 1 BA | 855 Sqft | Residential
* Professional Pictures Coming next Week * * Rare Opportunity to own in this building and Unit 8A is available * * The Windsor Gardens Community is an Active 55+ with many onsite Amenities * Indoor and Outdoor Pools * Fitness Center * (more…)
Walters & Co.
New
$1,200,000
MLS# 5185076
For Sale
336 Fillmore Street
Denver, CO 80206
2 BR | 3 BA | 2,233 Sqft | Residential
Absolutely stunning two bedroom townhome in prestigious Cherry Creek location, just 100 feet from Cherry Creek shopping and dining! High-end dcor to delight your senses! Security entrance leads to dramatic 2-story entry. Beautiful hardw (more…)
Re/max Of Cherry Creek
New
$620,000
MLS# 4500686
For Sale
5012 Cathay Street
Denver, CO 80249
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,557 Sqft | Residential
Beautiful and spacious home ready to make your home. Quick move-in. Space, Space, and more Space! This beautiful 2 Story home offers with full basement with large windows for plenty of sunlight. Large eat-in kitchen, formal dining roo (more…)
Ibarra Realty & Pro Services
New
$1,300,000
MLS# 8675489
For Sale
2255 N Gaylord Street
Denver, CO 80205
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,772 Sqft | Residential
A full renovation breathes new life into this incredible City Park West bungalow, affording modern updated features, seamlessly blended with the original 1922 charm. The bright living room with new oak floors with walnut inlays blends we (more…)
Century 21 Dream Home
New
$455,000
MLS# 9324695
For Sale
1250 N Humboldt Street, Unit 304
Denver, CO 80218
2 BR | 2 BA | 1,181 Sqft | Residential
Beautifully remodeled Cheesman condo facing the park! Tons of natural light with floor to ceiling sliding glass doors in all rooms, and two oversized balconies. Living Room and Kitchen face east and overlook the park. Completely remodel (more…)
Colorado And Company Real Estate, Inc
Open House Jul 25th
$550,000
MLS# 8267500
For Sale
2151 Olive Street
Denver, CO 80207
4 BR | 2 BA | 1,524 Sqft | Residential
South Parkhill Gem with a Green Thumb Twist! This home has been completely remodeled with everything new including Roof, Sewer Line, Electrical Panel, Central A / C and Furnace. Nice cozy kitchen with all new stainless steel applianc (more…)
Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Re Of The Rockies
New
$370,000
MLS# 1966612
For Sale
5089 Joplin Court
Denver, CO 80239
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,164 Sqft | Residential
Bright and welcoming ranch style home in Parkfield neighborhood! The pride of ownership shines as you walk through the front door. The thoughtful open plan layout allows for tons of natural light to pour in throughout the day. This well mai (more…)
Brokers Guild Homes
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Remember, in this market, you will most likely be making an offer on a new home in a hot housing market. If so, one possibility is that you are going to end up bidding against other buyers who are looking to buy the same home. Unfortunately, in some cases bidding wars are inevitable, and they can be a significant source of stress. Let’s take a look at three ways that you can win a bidding war without having to spend more than you can afford. There are a lot of things and epeirenced agent or broker can add to the contract to make it more appealing for the seller. There are times that a buyer can not make a cash offer. Cash is no longer king. There are plenty of things you can do to make your offer stronger even with a loan contingency. Give us a call and we will explain!

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