According to the Denver Business Journal, last month Denver was the fastest selling housing market in the nation, with nearly half of homes on the market going under contract in just 6 days, down from an average of 11 days from Listing to Under Contract at the same time last year. If you are listing … Continue reading Denver On Speed
According to a recent Denver Business Journal article, a report by New York-based financial services firm SmartAsset ranks Denver 9th in the nation among the healthiest urban housing markets. Factors analyzed for the study include stability, risk, fluidity (ease of sale), and affordability. This is awesome news for local homeowners and those considering investing in the Denver … Continue reading A Denver Real Estate Health Check
So here you are, going about your business. Maybe you own a home, maybe you're renting. Maybe you're looking for the perfect house, thinking about selling the home you live in now, or pondering a refi. So what will happen to mortgage rates? Although the Fed's recent rate hike of .5o -.75% on short term … Continue reading How Will the Fed’s News Affect You?
Unemployment rates are a quirky thing... Too high a rate of unemployment and the economy suffers as those without jobs are unable to make purchases; when unemployment rates are high, the real estate market and many other markets can slump, affecting the entire economy and even those blessed with stable, adequate or better … Continue reading Help Wanted: Denver Construction Workers
How might the president elect's policies affect U.S. Real Estate? A few day's ago, Forbes contributor Lawrence Yun hypothesized how a Donald Trump White House may impact homeowners, home sellers and home seekers in terms of interest rates, home listings, purchases, taxes and more. I encourage you to read the article in full, and I'll … Continue reading Trump’s Presidency + Real Estate
We know Denver is a magnet for people, and I've known friends to utter during mid-winter traffic jams, "It's those Californians! They don't know how to drive in snow, and they slow the rest of us up." Do you ever stop to wonder where Metro Denver's population growth comes from? As a Realtor helping people … Continue reading Where Do They All Come From?
The U.S. News and World Report this month ranked Denver at the top of the list of 100 best places to live in the USA! Rounding out the top 5 cities are: Austin, TX Fayetteville, AR Raleigh-Durham, NC Colorado Springs, CO For perspective on what this ranking actually means, consider the rank on this list … Continue reading Denver Tops the List