Aldo Svaldi wrote a great story in the Denver Post on Sunday how one builder in Berthoud is meeting the challenge of building more affordable homes. Mission Homes is building homes with just 900 to 1,200 square feet on about 3,000 square foot lots and pricing them in the mid $200’s. These new homes are roughly the size of homes built in the 1950’s.

Their floor plans are both space and energy efficient according to the article with basic finishes and few upgrades available which helps to keep costs down. There also no basements or garages. To learn more visit their website at