Back in April, there were 1,852 more homes on the market than the same time in 2018, according to the Denver Metro Association of Realtors. That’s a 36 percent increase in inventory year-over-year, and the most active listings at one time in the past five years. The trend continued in May, with a nearly 36% … Continue reading A Slightly Cooler Market Means More Opportunity for Metro Denver Buyers
Millennial homeowners are feeling frustrated, and the lessons they've learned along the way offer an opportunity for the rest of us, regardless of age or station, to enter homeownership better prepared. Nearly two-thirds, or 63 percent, of millennial homeowners surveyed by Bankrate.com said they had regrets about buying. That is more than any other age … Continue reading What We Can All Learn From This Millennial Home Buying Mistake
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 a high demand real estate market like Denver, Sellers have the advantage. When Buyer demand outpaces available inventory, the Seller is king, and they have the upper hand at the negotiating table. Don't abandon all hope, Buyers! In any market, there are things you can do to educate yourself so as to gain an … Continue reading Cosmetic Issues = Buyer Savings
If you're like a lot of people, you learn by doing. When it comes to buying a home for the first time, a lot of learning takes place in the form of mistakes. Purchasing a home is a major investment, and first time buyers are more educated than ever thanks to the internet and other … Continue reading If You Had a Do-Over…
This time of year, many of us can be found window shopping - strolling through shops online, at the mall or downtown. Window shopping is fun, it's entertaining, and it can be a great way to narrow down your Christmas list. When you first begin thinking about purchasing a home, this is a fine way … Continue reading Buyer Pre-Approval – Why Does it Matter?
Etiquette... in our fast paced, paperless, I-saw-it-online-in-real-time world, a "Post-Emily-Post" world, if you will, some people believe manners are a lost art. That the nuances of behavior we once treasured: thank you notes, the opening of doors, good old fashioned common courtesy - are a thing of the past. Call me old fashioned, but I … Continue reading Alienate a Seller in 5 Easy Steps