Tag - Selling a home in Denver

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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%...

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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...

2019 Real Estate Outlook and a Strategy for Buyers and Sellers

Heading into March, some prospective buyers and sellers may still be waiting for the spring market to ramp up before making a move. However, it’s predicted that sellers who list sooner are more likely to see larger benefit from taking advantage of early buyer activity (reported from Megan Aller, Sales Executive with First American...

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Learning about the real estate market (both locally and nationally) is helpful in evaluating aspects of the U.S. economy, local economies, and to gauge how Denver compares to other metroareas. Home sales temporarily slowed during the last 4-5 months of 2018. Interest rates rose nearly a point and national home values, which had been rising...

An iBuyer Defined and What You Should Know

Real estate has a welcomed history of change to make the process of buying and selling homes easier. From the creation of the MLS to the launch of Google Maps, shopping for real estate has been an ever-changing experience. You have probably heard the relatively new term “iBuyer”, but what exactly does that mean? Simply...

Low Inventory Means It’s A Good Time To Sell

The central Denver real estate market has a record-low inventory of homes that are available for sale.  In January of 2012 there were 2,504 available condos and houses in the city of Denver. One year later, that number plummeted to 1,425 – a 43% decrease! With so few homes on the market and ready for...