Current Events

March 5, 2016

Denver Real Estate and Relocation is in the News

It was a big week for Denver Real Estate!

US News and World Report analyzed 100 of the most populous cities in America and determined Denver to be the #1 Best Place to Live!

So this is news? Of course we all who live here  already know this!

Denver won ...

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Feb. 25, 2016

New Low Down Financing Alternative for Home Buyers

Denver Real Estate Financial News

It wasn't very long ago that low down payments were a thing of the past, or so we thought.  Well as the pendulum swings here were are again!  Banks have decided they are in the business of lending money's and well I guess ...

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Feb. 9, 2015

Real Estate Market Update for January 2015

Denver Real Estate Infographic

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Feb. 9, 2015

Net Worth: A Homeowner’s is 36x Greater Than A Renter!

Net-Worth

Over the last six years, homeownership has lost some of its allure as a financial investment. As homeowners suffered through the housing bust, more and more began to question whether owning a home was truly a good way to build wealth.

Every three years the Federal Reserve conducts a Survey ...

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Nov. 21, 2014

Real Estate Mortgages - Before and Future

A snapshot infographic of mortgages

 

We've been enjoying low finance rates for quite some time now.  Predictions for this time next year are for higher rates.  This means less affordability for buyers and possibly less appreciation for homeowners.  Are you on the fence about buying/selling?  Now may be the best time to ...

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Nov. 12, 2014

SE Region Metro Denver Real Estate Market Report - October 2014

Southeast Region Metro Denver Real Estate Market Report ~ September 2014

The SE Metro Denver Region has the most inventory of all five regions and the highest average price.  The "average days on market" to sell is the longest but only by a difference of 10 days!  (Denver's days on market ...

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Nov. 10, 2014

Foreclosures Aren't Making Headlines

Denver foreclosure marketIt wasn't long ago when foreclosures were driving the real estate market.  Those days are gone, at least for the present time that is!

I did a search for the number of foreclosures in our MLS.  Out of a total 13,457 homes for sale only 214 of those ...

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Oct. 9, 2014

Foreclosure Status Distribution for Colorado

Buyers looking for a good deal always want to know about Foreclosures.  Whether they are a good deal or not depends on many things.  Typically the best deals are found when the market is flooded with houses, both from "normal" sellers and bank inventory.

Once our market was flooded with ...

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June 19, 2014

National vs Denver Homes for Sale

Denver real estate is getting rare, rarer by the minute!  Take a look at how we measure up to the rest of the U.S.

Denver Real Estate Inventory vs the U.S. Months of Inventory

The rest of the country had about 6 months before they would run out of homes to sell, that is assuming no ...

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June 2, 2014

The Economic Impact of Selling a House

EconomicImpact-DenverRealEstate-KristalKraft

When a home gets sold the impact goes far beyond the buyer and the seller.  The local economy is stimulated by the sale.  A few of those who are impacted are:

  • Home Builders and/or General Contractors
  • Real Estate Brokerages
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Title Insurance
  • Rental and leasing
  • Home appraisers
  • Moving ...
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