Friday Fun Facts – Net Worth

By | General

It’s no surprise that for just about every homeowner, their real estate represents the largest portion of their net worth.   Check out these numbers from the Federal Reserve’s Survey of Consumer Finances: Median Net Worth in the U.S. = $97,300 Median Net Worth of a Renter = $5,200 Median Net Worth of a Homeowner =… Continued

October 11, 2019

Friday Fun Fact – 1 Million +

By | General

We have our pulse on the high-end luxury market. The activity in price ranges over $1,000,000 is an effective indicator of the health of the overall market. If buyers for luxury properties are active, it tells us that “smart money” is confident about real estate in Northern Colorado. So far this year, 107 luxury properties… Continued

September 20, 2019

Get the Windermere App!

By | for Buyers, for sellers, General, market news

Stay up-to-date on the latest happenings… The Windermere Hub App gives you access to the latest and most important news and information about Windermere. No matter where you are, you can stay connected, informed, and keep your pulse on the latest at Windermere whether it be by reading updates about the company or checking out… Continued

August 28, 2019

FUNdamentals

By | General

  In times of change (like now), it’s valuable to look at the fundamentals of our market. Let’s have some fun with fundamentals… 1.  Our economy is healthy – since 1990, the unemployment rate in Colorado has never been higher than the U.S. unemployment rate.  Ever.  Unemployment in Colorado sits at 2.7% today while the rate across the U.S…. Continued

July 30, 2019

Why So Many Americans Are Either Upsizing or Downsizing

By | General

  According to two recent surveys that took industry watchers by surprise, many family homeowners are putting frugality aside and upsizing to new houses that average as large as 2,480 square feet (an increase of as much as 13 percent from the year before), and sometimes exceed 3,500 square feet in size. Meanwhile, millions of… Continued

June 12, 2019

Relocating Your Home to Advance Your Career

By | General

  Many of us dream of getting a better job. But when a promotion or new job opportunity comes with a request to relocate, the result can be very disruptive to your home life. There’s a lot to consider when making this kind of move, such as do you have a home to sell? Are… Continued

June 11, 2019

5 Lessons Home Renovations Can Teach You About Yourself

By | General

I could spend ages talking about everything there is to learn from remodeling your house: the best types of tile for a shower floor, little details that you shouldn’t overlook when remodeling, tips and tricks for finishing a project on time — you name it. But a remodeling project, being a rather noteworthy life experience, can… Continued

May 31, 2019

A Beginner’s Guide to Securing a Mortgage Loan

By | General

Entering into debt is a concept I grew up diametrically opposed to. I was raised, like many with frugal family members, to understand that anything you couldn’t pay for on the spot was something you couldn’t afford. But as we age we learn the pathway to financial growth requires a commitment beyond what many of… Continued

May 18, 2019

Keep Herbs Alive and Well in Winter With These 5 Tactics

By | General

Temperatures may be dropping, but that doesn’t mean we have to bid farewell to our herb gardens. Cold-hardy herbs, such as chives, mint, oregano, parsley, sage and thyme, can often survive cold-winter temperatures while continuing to produce flavorful foliage, as long as they are provided with some protection or grown indoors. Even herbs like rosemary… Continued

April 25, 2019