Tag - Home Buying

Prepare to Enter the 2021 Real Estate Market like a Pro with These Tips from LIV Sotheby’s International Realty

With just days remaining in 2020, many consumers are getting ready to begin 2021 with a fresh start by searching for a new home. Momentum from the rise in real estate markets across Colorado earlier this year has managed to maintain through the end of the year and continues to create opportunities for buyers...

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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...

LIV SIR Releases the Mid-Year Micro Market Report for the Vail Valley

The mountain lifestyle rarely gets more upscale than what’s found in the renowned Vail Valley. As a well-known luxury market, the Vail Valley drives visitors and buyers from around the world to experience the year-round activities, the tight-knit community feel, the high-end shopping and dining, and of course the spectacular mountain views. LIV Sotheby’s International...

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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...

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Our spring real estate market, both locally and nationally, has developed into a steady, healthy and rather predictable housing climate. According to Case-Shiller’s US Home price index, prices have climbed over 4% (YTD) nationally. The two top cities west of the Mississippi were Las Vegas at 9.7% (year-over-year) and Phoenix at 6.7%; keeping in mind...

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...