We're 30 days into the longest government shutdown in the history of the United States, and while Real Estate purchases and sales continue, the shutdown is impacting the industry. What does this mean for you, a Home Buyer or Seller trying to live your life and complete this important transaction? What Does This Mean For … Continue reading What the Government Shutdown Means for Your Housing Transaction
Denver area news outlets are always jumping to get the first crack at reporting last year's Real Estate statistics, and 2019 saw the same rush to the presses. The funny thing about reporting "All of 2018 in Real Estate" in January, is that December Real Estate figures -- in nearly every market -- tend to … Continue reading A Look Back at Denver Real Estate in 2018
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by .25% at the end of September, and this move, designed to slow the economy down and undercut the potential for inflation, is impacting Real Estate markets across the country. How does this impact the numbers? We are still technically in a Seller's Market in Denver, but the lightning-fast … Continue reading How Rising Interest Rates are Impacting the Denver Housing Market
If you are buying or selling a home for the first time, you might be wondering who sets the price for the sale of your home, or how the listing price was chosen for a home you'd like to make an offer on. There are misconceptions out there about just who 'decides' what a home … Continue reading Home Comps and What to Do With Them
In Denver's competitive marketplace, you may not have the luxury of pondering whether to choose the house you fall in love with in a less-than-ideal neighborhood, or the less-than-ideal house in a neighborhood you love. That said, choosing between two such options is a common dilemma among house hunters, and it is worth considering what … Continue reading Ideal Location, or Bigger House?
In an ideal world, you stick a sign in the yard, a pre-qualified Buyer shows up, and bada-bing-bada-boom -- SOLD! In the real world though, home sales rarely happen that way. The market in Metro Denver, and much of the country, remains strong; you can't expect your home to sell overnight, but if your listing … Continue reading 6 Reasons Your House Isn’t Selling
As a seller, no matter the state of the market - Buyer's Market, Seller's Market or Balanced Market, paying attention to your property's pluses will pay dividends at the closing table. Let's talk about some of the features and benefits of your home you'll want to make sure to mention to your pool of buyers. … Continue reading Buyers Love Bragging Rights