REALTORS® in Lamar, Colorado

OUR COMMUNITY

Lamar is small-town living at its best. While we have everything you need like jobs, shopping, schools, medical facilities, banking, recreation, entertainment, youth activities, and churches, we’re most proud of our people. Tight knit relationships make our town special and keep us strong. 

ECONOMY Our economy is steady and stable, unaffected by drastic swings that topple other towns. 

SAFETY Lamar and the surrounding communities are a safe place to live and raise your family!

CLIMATE With our elevation of 3,625 feet in the Lower Arkansas River Plains, you’ll enjoy our pleasant climate… and never-ending views topped with incredible sunsets! 

About 7,500 people call Lamar home, and each home is unique! There are no cookie-cutter developments here. There’s also a price range for every buyer, from starter and retirement homes to luxury properties and large farms. 

Come see why Lamar is called “The #1 Most Affordable City to Live in Colorado!

 

OUR COMMUNITY

Lamar is small-town living at its best. While we have everything you need like jobs, shopping, schools, medical facilities, banking, recreation, entertainment, youth activities, and churches, we’re most proud of our people. Tight knit relationships make our town special and keep us strong. 

ECONOMY Our economy is steady and stable, unaffected by drastic swings that topple other towns. 

SAFETY Lamar and the surrounding communities are a safe place to live and raise your family!

CLIMATE With our elevation of 3,625 feet in the Lower Arkansas River Plains, you’ll enjoy our pleasant climate… and never-ending views topped with incredible sunsets! 

About 7,500 people call Lamar home, and each home is unique! There are no cookie-cutter developments here. There’s also a price range for every buyer, from starter and retirement homes to luxury properties and large farms. 

Come see why Lamar is called “The #1 Most Affordable City to Live in Colorado!

AROUND TOWN

Our greater community includes the surrounding towns of Wiley, Holly, Granada, and Bristol in Prowers County, and McClave, Hasty, and Las Animas in Bent County. These farming communities gather around their traditional Main Streets for news and entertainment.

Our closely linked neighbors share convenient access to the Spreading Antlers Golf Course and the Lamar Municipal Airport.

We are served by the Prowers Medical Center for our healthcare needs, where they have recently enhanced their emergency department, added new operating rooms with the latest equipment, and built an expansive rehab gym to help you heal. The Holly Nursing Care Center and the High Plains Community Health Center clinics in Wiley and Holly also meet our medical needs.

There are nearly 1,600 students in Lamar who attend class in six buildings: MHDC Preschool, Alta Vista Charter School, Washington Elementary, Parkview Elementary, Lamar Middle School, or Lamar High School. Our neighbors in Holly and Granada enjoy brand new school buildings! Lamar Community College also offers unique programs, small class sizes, dedicated staff, in an idyllic setting.

 

AROUND TOWN

 

Our greater community includes the surrounding towns of Wiley, Holly, Grenada, Bristol, and Hasty in Prowers County, and McClave and Las Animas in Bent County. These farming communities gather around their traditional Main Streets for news and entertainment.

Our closely linked neighbors share convenient access to the Spreading Antlers Golf Course and the Lamar Municipal Airport.

We are served by the Prowers Medical Center for our healthcare needs, where they have recently enhanced their emergency department, added new operating rooms with the latest equipment, and built an expansive rehab gym to help you heal. The Holly Nursing Care Center and the High Plains Community Health Center clinics in Wiley and Holly also meet our medical needs.

There are nearly 1,600 students in Lamar who attend class in six buildings: MHDC Preschool, Alta Vista Charter School, Washington Elementary, Parkview Elementary, Lamar Middle School, or Lamar High School. Our neighbors in Holly and Granada enjoy brand new school buildings! Lamar Community College also offers unique programs, small class sizes, dedicated staff, in an idyllic setting.

Top 10 Reasons to Locate in Prowers County

Prowers County Economic Prosperity Plan

1 Middle of Everywhere

  • 3 hours to Denver; 3 hours to Amarillo
  • Crossroads of Hwy. 287 and Hwy. 50
  • 2,400 trucks a day on Hwy. 287 through Lamar; ample backhaul opportunities
  • BNSF rail line & Amtrak service

 

2 Colorado’s Most Affordable Place to Live

  • Denver Business Journal rated Lamar the #1 most affordable city in Colorado in 2016
  • Prowers is the third most affordable county in Colorado1
  • Prowers home prices are nearly one third the cost of Colorado home prices2

 

3 Small Town Atmosphere

  • Strong sense of community
  • Easy, non-congested commutes
  • Quaint Main Streets
  • Rural character
  • Agricultural roots

4 Family-Friendly

  • Regional hub for youth sports
  • Parks
  • Community events; fairs
  • Safe place to raise kids

 

5 Quality Education

  • Top notch K-12 schools
  • Holly High School recognized as one of U.S. News Best High Schools in 2016
  • Lamar Community College (LCC) enrolls 1,200 students annually. LCC is widely recognized for many top notch programs (including agriculture)

 

6 Resourceful & Entrepreneurial Workforce

  • Many Prowers businesses started with very little and scaled over time to become nationally and internationally recognized for their products
  • Young population ready to enter the workforce; Prowers’ largest population cohort is ages 15 to 24
  • More than 25% of the population has an Associate’s degree or higher

7 Bringing Back the Boomerangs

  • Prowers is making an effort to welcome back Boomerangs, young people who left the County but are looking for opportunities to come back home

 

8 Healthy Places Community

  • Part of a nationally recognized movement to create healthier communities
  • Lamar Loop, a new 9-mile multi-use trail
  • New skatepark – coming soon!
  • Fitness center; parks, swimming pool
  • Hospital, medical clinics and senior care facilities

 

9 Available Incentives

  • Prowers County business tax credits
  • Enhanced Rural Enterprise Zone tax credits

 

10 Opportunity to fill the gaps!

  • Unmet demand for retail goods and services
  • Affordable & available commercial and industrial properties
  • Community support for new initiatives

FIND YOUR REALTOR®

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We’d love to meet with you to talk about your real estate needs. Some of our clients are buying new homes for their growing families, while others are downsizing for a peaceful retirement. Sellers sometimes want help understanding our local real estate market and trends, while others manage real estate investments routinely. No matter your situation, our team of REALTORS® will learn your needs and exceed your expectations!

Sharon Wilson

Sharon Wilson

Broker

  • 719-336-7606
  • 719-688-2925
  • sharonewilson4@gmail.com
Lance Wilson

Lance Wilson

Associate Broker

  • 719-336-7606
  • 719-688-1109
  • lwwilson04@gmail.com
Bob Randle

Bob Randle

Associate Broker

  • 719-336-7606
  • 719-688-1909
  • randappr@centurytel.net
Celi Turner

Celi Turner

Associate Broker

  • 719-336-7606
  • 719-688-2361
  • celigarciaturner@gmail.com

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