While most in the ski town are cautiously optimistic about Vail's arrival, others are fearful it will cause a real estate boom that will squeeze them out.
A record low number of homes for sale is pushing homeowners to keep their starter houses and remodel.
The number of construction jobs has risen 54 percent since bottoming out in 2011.
The Census Bureau says 17,197 housing permits have been approved in Colorado year-to-date: a 27 percent increase over the same time in 2017.
Foreclosed homes in Denver are going for so much money at auction that some former homeowners are actually getting checks.
It's a paradigm shift for homeowners after the Great Recession. They're staying longer in their homes jumping from four years on average to eight.
A long time metro area real estate agent offers some ideas on why inventory is so low and what prospective buyers should do.
The S & P Case Schiller Home Price Index reports Denver had the third fastest home appreciation last month, up more than 8 percent compared to last year.