A Fall Decoration Idea!

By | Homeowners, housing trends

DECORATE IT – A RAINBOW PUMPKIN MANTEL Remember all those bright colorful pumpkins from yesterday? Well, I painted a few extra and created the absolute best fall/halloween mantel with them! A Rainbow pumpkin mantel! Just look at those bright colors! I am so in love and it is everything I never knew I wanted in… Continued

October 2, 2019

Big Bounce

By | for sellers, Homeowners, housing trends, market news

Seventy-five major metro markets have seen home prices bounce back to above their pre-recession peaks. Metro Denver has seen the biggest bounce with home values 91% above its previous high in 2007 , according to the Home Price Recovery Index from HSH.com. “Aside from routinely strong home price appreciation, it’s important to know that the Denver… Continued

September 27, 2019

Rate Bounce

By | for Buyers, housing trends, living, market news, mortgages

Rates hit near-historic lows this week and are now at 3.49% for a 30-year mortgage. There have only been two other times in history when rates have been this low- April 2013 and October 2016. It’s interesting to see what happened soon after bottoming out these last two times. In April of 2013 rates hit… Continued

September 18, 2019

By | for Buyers, for sellers, housing trends, market news

Hot off the Press the new Federal Housing Finance Authority report! The Federal Housing Finance Authority ranks 241 major metropolitan areas across the United States for yearly home price appreciation. The current report shows that, nationally, home prices have gone up 4.99% over the last 12 months. Colorado has 5 major metropolitan cities ranked in… Continued

September 6, 2019

By | housing trends, market news

How much real estate has sold in Northern Colorado? As it turns out, a lot! Last month alone there The average price was $429,144 which means the total sales volume for one month was $471,629,129 (almost a half a billion)! were 1,099 single family homes that sold in Larimer and Weld Counties. Over the last 12 months, just over $4.5 billion… Continued

August 21, 2019

On Sale

By | for Buyers, housing trends, market news, mortgages

With interest rates so low, one could argue that money is essentially on sale. It’s actually half off. 30-year mortgage rates hit 3.75% which is exactly half of their long term average. Rates have averaged 7.5% over the last 40 years so today buyers are getting half of that rate. The “sale” on mortgage rates… Continued

August 12, 2019