Halloween Cocktail: Magic Up Some Butter Beer

By | living

Make (delicious!) Halloween magic with this Harry Potter-inspired cocktail. You don’t have to live in a magical world to enjoy a good butter beer. This version pulls together ginger beer, ginger liqueur, butterscotch and cream soda for a smooth taste with a little kick. Glasses rimmed with gold sugar make it, well … magical. Ingredients:… Continued

October 15, 2019

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

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

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

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

COMING SOON – Gorgeous Ranch

By | for Buyers

4377 Golden Currant Court | Johnstown, CO 80534   $590,000 4 BEDROOMS 3 BATHROOMS 3 CAR GARAGE 3,493 SQ FT Welcome home to this beautiful open floor plan ranch with a fully finished basement and elegant interiors. Enjoy the tranquil backyard while relaxing by the fire pit on a patio surrounded by beautiful landscaping, vegetable… Continued

September 9, 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