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Fun Facts Friday Fun Facts Inverted Typically, in the Front Range Market, the number of new listings will exceed the number of closings on a monthly basis. Meaning, the amount of properties that hit the market in a given month will be higher than the amount of properties that sell in that month. It is normal to have the ‘inflow’ exceed […]
Fun Facts Faster Real Estate Transactions Here’s something true about today’s market.  Properties are selling fast. Compared to one year ago, the number of days it takes for a property to sell is significantly lower. The industry term is “Days on Market” or DOM. DOM is way down. Here is the comparison of May 2020 versus May 2019: Metro Denver down 22% […]
Colorado Real Estate Another Real Estate Meltdown? This week our Chief Economist took a deep dive into the numbers to examine the current health crisis versus the housing crisis of 2008. The reason why?  People wonder if we are going to have another housing meltdown nationally and going to see foreclosures and short sales dramatically increase. It turns out that the numbers […]
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 […]
Colorado Real Estate Millennial Buyers Millennials often get a bad rap.  One of the myths about Millennials is that they don’t own homes and will be renters forever. Not true!  Especially on the Front Range of Colorado. Based on research by our very own Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, Millennials make up a significant percentage of all home buyers in Metro […]
Fun Facts Two Counties – Larimer and Weld   This is a Tale of Two Counties. When it comes to new home activity, there is a big difference between Larimer and Weld Counties. Larimer County’s new home starts are down 10% and new home closings are down 15% compared to last year. Weld County’s new home starts are up 18% and new home […]
Colorado Real Estate Add to Your Net Worth! It’s no surprise that for just about every homeowner, their real estate represents the largest portion of their net worth. Check out these numbers from the Federal Reserve’s Survey of Consumer Finances: Median Net Worth in the U.S. = $97,300 Median Net Worth of a Renter = $5,200 Median Net Worth of a Homeowner = $231,400
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 […]
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Colorado Real Estate Rate Bounce Rates hit near-historic lows this week and are now at 3.49% for a 30-year mortgage. There have only been two other times in history when rates have been this low- April 2013 and October 2016. It’s interesting to see what happened soon after bottoming out these last two times. In April of 2013 rates hit […]
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 Still appreciating – just slower The Latest Here’s the latest from the Federal Housing Finance Authority’s report on price appreciation.  They track 241 markets across the country.  These are the one-year price growth numbers for the Colorado cities on their list: Boulder = 6.14% Colorado Springs = 9.18% Denver = 6.97% Fort Collins = 6.43% Greeley = 7.06% So, even […]
Blog Mortgage Rates are Down Again Down Again Mortgage rates dropped again for the fourth week in a row. The average 30-year rate is now 4.06% which is the lowest it has been all year. Rates today are actually the lowest they have been since early 2018. The main factor driving rates down is the trade war with China. Investors are […]
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 […]
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 Colorado Real Estate – Condo Cyclone   While the “Bomb Cyclone” closed roads and schools over the last two days, the “Condo Cyclone” is opening new opportunities for first-time buyers. What’s the “Condo Cyclone” you ask. It’s the proliferation of multi-family inventory that has come on the market up and down the Front Range. Compared to last year, multi-family inventory which […]
Blog Office Real Estate in Northern Colorado As you travel around the Front Range you will notice the following under construction: New Homes New Apartments New Medical Facilities However, you will not notice new office buildings under construction. What gives?  I thought we had a booming economy.  Why no new office buildings? There are a couple of reasons.  First, construction costs have […]
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. […]