The town of Avon has much to offer in the way of recreation thanks to its location in the rugged Rocky Mountains next to the bucolic Eagle River. With Interstate 70 conveniently passing through town, the community is known as a gateway to some of the top skiing destinations in the world, including nearby Beaver Creek and Vail.
Located in Eagle County, Avon is a home rule municipality with about 6,500 year-round residents and many more that live there part-time during the spring and summer months thanks to its scenic location at the base of Beaver Creek Mountain and its accessibility to top-notch recreational opportunities, parks, open spaces and trails. But even the most energetic residents have to take a break, and part of the fun of living in Avon includes discovering the area's eclectic mix of shops, dining and entertainment options.
Avon has a youthful vibe, making it a fantastic community for young families who want to raise their children in a safe and active environment. And as a recreational and scenic wonderland, Avon is also becoming known as an ideal spot for people looking to purchase a second home.
Avon Real Estate Market Info - Prices of Houses for Sale in Avon
Housing options in Avon are as vast and varied as the region's topography, with quainter single-family homes dotting the landscape along with expansive ranches, condominiums and multimillion-dollar estates. The mean sales price of just below $400,000 shows that the region is mostly upscale for housing but with plenty of price ranges to suit all needs. Buyers can expect single-family home prices in Avon, CO to range between $600,000 and $12 million, while condos and townhomes are priced from $135,000 to upwards of $5 million.
Avon Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of August 22nd, 2011: homes priced around $775,725 compared to $775,725 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Wednesday, March 12th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.36%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.38%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.43%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.77%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Avon CO. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Avon to help you find the best home!