Northern Colorado Real Estate

Fun Facts Will there be a real estate crash?   Why No Crash This week we hosted our clients and friends for a special online event with our Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. Matthew talked about a variety of topics that are on people’s mind right now including home values. Matthew sees no evidence that home values will crash and actually sees signs that they […]
Blog Price Reduced Some fascinating research from the Denver Metro Association of Realtors… 37% of properties that sold last month along the Front Range had a price reduction at some point during the listing period. Property owners who have to reduce their price take an average of 58 days to receive an offer. Those who don’t have to […]
Colorado Real Estate Prepping Your Home for Sale: The Rooms That Matter Most   When you’re selling your home, one of the most important jobs you have is to make your home more attractive to prospective buyers. According to MoneyWise, some of the biggest turnoffs for buyers are a messy, dirty, or smelly home. Thankfully, this is an area that you have complete control over, and with some […]
Colorado Real Estate How’s the Market in NOCO? Here are some observations we have about the market right now: Inventory is up, price reductions are up, the length of time to sell a home is up Seller concessions are more prevalent Sellers are more willing to accept contingent offers (especially in higher price ranges) If a home doesn’t sell within a week, it […]
Colorado Real Estate Market Update More homes for sale! Given how active our market is today and has been over the last few years, many people assume that virtually every home with a “For Sale” sign in the front yard is already under contract.   They are surprised to learn that, in most cases, the “For Sale” sign does indeed represent a home that […]
Colorado Real Estate Property tax assessments 2019 As we are helping people understand their new property assessments and putting together information so that they may protest their new valuation, here is the most common question we hear… Did my property really go up that much? Here are some stats that will help you answer that question. First, you need to know that […]
Colorado Real Estate Who’s market is it? So, which is it? A buyer’s market or a seller’s market? Well, it depends! First, let’s define each market. According to research, a buyer’s market exists when there is more than 4-6 months of inventory on the market. If it would take longer than 4-6 months to sell out all of the inventory currently for […]
Colorado Real Estate Friday Fun Facts. How’s the Market? We’ve seen some headlines recently that suggest home prices along the Front Range have peaked and are starting to decline. When we dig in and do the research, this is what we find… Home prices are still going up, just not as fast as they have been. We’ve known that the double-digit appreciation that we’ve seen for […]
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Colorado Real Estate Property Tax Notification coming soon! You probably don’t need a reminder that this is tax season. Not only because tax returns are due in two weeks but also because you will soon receive your property tax notification in the mail. Every two years your County re-assesses the value of your property and then sends that new value to you. When […]
Colorado Real Estate Real Estate Rankings by City… #1 is Vegas Vegas Baby! The results are in from FHFA.gov’s latest ranking of the top performing markets in the U.S. Each quarter they track 245 cities across the country and rank their real estate markets by home price appreciation.   What’s the highest performing city the the U.S. Vegas!  Their prices have gone up 17.63% in the last year. […]
Fort Collins Real Estate Home prices rarely go negative in Larimer County Did you know, according to FHFA, home prices in Larimer County have dropped more than 1% only 4 times in the last 40 years? FHFA stands for the Federal Housing Finance Authority. We are one of 261 markets that they track. Since 1978 they have been measuring home price appreciation here. If you look at […]
Colorado Real Estate Why we are not in a Real Estate Bubble… There are several reasons why our Chief Economist does not believe there is a housing bubble today in the U.S. Below is a slide he shared at our recent market Forecast events. It shows U.S. Home ownership rate, which is simply the percentage of the population who own their home (versus renting). The long-term average […]
Colorado Real Estate 2019 Real Estate Market Forecast Our Forecast This past Wednesday and Thursday evenings we had the pleasure of hosting our annual Market Forecast events in Denver and Fort Collins. Thank you to the 700 people who attended.  We appreciate your support! In case you missed the events, here are some highlights including our forecast for price appreciation in 2019: In […]
Blog The Cost of Waiting – Northern CO Real Estate The Cost of Waiting It’s true, certain parts of our market are cooling off.  We are seeing fewer multiple offers, fewer bidding wars, and fewer inspection concessions. However, homes that are priced right and in great condition are selling, and in many cases, selling quickly. As buyers feel the market cool a bit, it may […]
Blog Real Estate Market Friday Fun Facts Did You Know? Did you know the average price appreciation over the long term, according to the Federal Housing Finance Authority (who’s been studying this for 40+ years) is… ·         5.63% per year for Metro Denver ·         5.35% per year for Larimer County ·         4.5% per year for Weld County If you want to be totally […]
Blog Colorado Real Estate Market Update 2018 Second Quarter   The following analysis of the Metro Denver & Northern Colorado real estate market (which now includes Clear Creek, Gilpin, and Park Counties) is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the […]
Northern Colorado Real Estate Charming Updated Paired Home in Evans! 3202 Barbera St with main floor living at its best in this well-cared for home. Luxurious and large main floor master bedroom and laundry, finishes include new lighting, stylish farm-house kitchen theme, granite counter-tops in kitchen and bathrooms. All appliances stay, new water heater, new flooring upstairs. Both upstairs bedrooms are generous in size and have […]
Colorado Real Estate Colorado Real Estate Market Update The following analysis of the Metro Denver & Northern Colorado real estate market is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the housing market in your area, please don’t hesitate to contact me.   ECONOMIC […]
Colorado Real Estate Colorado Real Estate Market Update This analysis of the Metro Denver and Northern Colorado real estate markets is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the housing market in your area, please don’t hesitate to contact us. ECONOMIC OVERVIEW Colorado added […]
Blog Short vs. Long There are short-term questions about real estate and there are long term questions about real estate. Clients often have short-term questions like… How much will prices go up next year? Should I sell my house this Fall or next Spring? Will interest rates go up next week? We encourage our clients to evaluate those questions […]