Co-op buyers tie up less money during construction

Independent senior cooperatives—age-62-plus ownership structures that offer home appreciation and tax breaks just as regular homes do—are proving hugely popular with some Colorado buyers for their lower up-front payments and their more predictable return on investment. But they also offer something that’s hard to do in the current market—stay in

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Burned by the hot housing market, some buyers back off

The first house was in Midvale, Utah — a three-bedroom, just over 2,100 square feet, listed for $479,000. Rob Ettaro and his girlfriend, Kaliana Veros, who had moved from western New York to Salt Lake City, drawn by career opportunities and the stunning scenery of the Wasatch Range, decided to

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