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Why Colorado’s Real Estate Market Continues to Rise

This summer has proven to be a unique setting for real estate, where both buyers and sellers are seeing strong benefits. For buyers, most areas have shown an increase in average days on market (even just slightly) which means there is more time for real estate decisions. That coupled with low mortgage rates make...

Summit County is a Hot Market for Real Estate, With Significant Increases in Performance for July 2019

With sought-after areas such as Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Keystone, Frisco, Dillon, Silverthorne, etc. – Summit County is continuing to draw in buyers from the Denver Metro area and outside of the state. With a still reasonable landscape for buyers to invest in and sellers benefiting from an influx of buyers, the desired Summit County...

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Housing affordability has become one of the key questions on the minds of buyers and sellers in virtually every price range. As a percentage of household income, paying for your home, whether you rent or own, will take a bite out of your cash flow. For most families, the amount typically ranges from 20%...

LIV SIR Releases the Mid-Year Micro Market Report for Summit County

Located less than a two-hour drive from Denver, yet alive with the sought-after mountain lifestyle, is Summit County. Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Keystone, Frisco, Dillon, Silverthorne, etc. make up this desired area that people find as a great place to call home. Unparalleled quality of life with ample year-round activities, a community feel, and breathtaking...

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Denver’s inventory of homes available for sale remains below national averages and is lower than most metropolitan cities. The good news for buyers is that inventories are growing and it is taking a little longer for homes to sell. Inventory levels traditionally rise over the summer months and are currently the highest since 2013...

How to Get the Best Results with Your Real Estate Transactions

With an increasingly competitive landscape, it’s hard as a consumer to know the right steps for successful real estate planning. Buying or selling real estate can be one of the most stressful times in a person’s life, which is why it’s critical to have an actual advisor by your side versus an online solution....

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Today’s Denver real estate market is very good; just not quite as good as the last five years. We are experiencing a balanced and healthy market while moving away from the “seller’s” market of last summer. For the most part, sellers are unable to dictate their home value beyond what the market will allow...

Planning for Your Future, Without a Crystal Ball

Planning for a successful financial future means keeping your eyes on trends and if investing in real estate, like many do, knowing when the market is at its high. Most people know that Colorado real estate has been on the rise for the last number of years and 2019 is no different. A number...

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One of my favorite (reality-based) quotes is “The only thing that is constant is change.” I first learned this from an economics professor at DU and have heard it many times since. Whether it’s technology, weather, your family, employment or interest rates, they are all subject to evolve, grow, fluctuate or simply change. Over...

Why You Shouldn’t Wait Until Spring to List Your Home

A little over a month into 2019 and we’re already off to a great start with an epic winter season and local happenings in full swing. While selling a home amidst snow days may not be top of mind, those interested in selling should consider bumping up their timeline. A common belief is that sellers...