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Blog Listing Averages While a lot of attention has been paid to increasing sales prices along the Front Range, it is also interesting to look at the average price of properties currently listed for sale. Did you know, for instance, that the average list price of all the properties currently for sale in Metro Denver is $887,000. Meanwhile, […]
Blog Kelly Farms Gem 232 N. 53rd Ave Ct, Greeley is a beautiful, well maintained 4259 sq ft, 5 bed/4 bath home in Kelly Farms. This home will not disappoint as it has been updated throughout within the last four years. Open concept kitchen, eat-in and living room area, vaulted ceilings, main level office, formal living and dining rooms, […]
Blog Inventory Uptick We are noticing a trend that is very good news for buyers. Inventory has been increasing over the last month which means that buyers now have more properties to consider. Just in the last week, the number of homes for sale has increased: 13% in Larimer County 12% in Weld County 11% in Metro Denver […]
Blog The Biggest Risk in Front Range Real Estate In today’s world, the biggest risk in Front Range real estate for buyers is to wait! Eric Thompson from Windermere Local shares some insight below as to why this is and what it means for buyers across the Front Range: Why Waiting Isn’t a Good Idea Thinking back to 2008-10, we can learn a lot […]
Blog Ashcroft Heights Home 3308 Santa Fe Avenue, Evans is a wonderful 4 bed/ 3 bath home in Ashcroft Heights. The large master bedroom has a walk-in closet and full master bathroom. 2 more bedrooms upstairs with a full bathroom. The main level is open for entertaining and a large kitchen. The basement is almost finished with a bedroom, […]
Blog Is This The Top of the Colorado Real Estate Market? Am I buying at the top of the Colorado real estate market? Are home prices going to crash? Can this real estate bubble last? These are common questions on the minds of a lot of people right now. These are all valid concerns — we’ve all seen the activity in the market — how fast […]
Blog Local Nuances “All markets are local” is a commonly used phrase in real estate. This adage is proving to be true as we notice slight changes recently in the market. Bottom line, the market, in some locations, is not behaving exactly like it did even 30 days ago. Properties that perhaps would have received 10 or more […]
Blog National Homeownership Month – First-Time Buyers In recognition of National Homeownership Month, we’re shining a spotlight on the home buying process. Each home buying journey is unique, as are the challenges that people face en route to becoming a homeowner. These three stories of first-time homebuyers showcase the importance of working closely with an agent to navigate the buying process and […]
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Blog Greeley Charmer Welcome home to this quiet neighborhood located just south of the UNC Campus in Greeley. 2512 13th Avenue is a ranch style home with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, finished basement, 1 car garage, large fenced in back yard with shed and nice deck. Roof and gutters just over a year old with class 4 shingles […]
Blog High Average If you watch the weekly statistics that we produce and post on social media, a number that might be jumping off the screen at you is the average price. Specifically, it is the percentage increase in average price versus last year that is striking. We are commonly asked ‘how could average prices increase 20% to […]
Blog Colorado Ranking Here’s the latest from one of our favorite data sources – the Federal Housing Finance Authority (FHFA). They track home prices across the Country and produce a quarterly Home Price Index report. It is not uncommon to find Colorado near the top of the list for year over year price growth. The latest report has […]
Blog Selling a Home with Pets For pet owners, it’s hard to imagine their home without a furry friend. However, when it comes time to sell, showcasing the qualities of a home should take precedence over the pets that live in it. This creates additional steps in the process of preparing your home for sale, but it makes all the difference in the […]
Blog Words Matter A common phrase that is being used right now to describe the market is ‘no inventory.’ ‘There’s no inventory’ is said frequently among those inside and outside of the real estate industry. The problem with this phrase is that it is untrue. There is inventory.  Meaning, there are a significant number of new listings hitting […]
Blog Calculated Risk The economic research blog called “Calculated Risk” just completed a fascinating study on home prices. Specifically, they looked at the correlation between home price growth and inventory. They used price data from the Case-Shiller Home Price Index and inventory data from the National Association of Realtors. No surprise, they found that the lower the inventory […]
Blog Tax Confusion Did you know the value of your property according to the County Assessor is not the value of your property today? Property owners up and down the Front Range recently received a postcard from their local County Assessor’s office with their new valuation. Colorado properties are reappraised every two years on odd years.  The updated […]
Blog Move-In Ready Gem! Welcome to your new home at 819 Cliffrose Way, Severance! This like new, beautiful property has main floor living, 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, granite counter tops, laundry on the main floor and an open concept. Large completed back yard with sprinkler system. 2018 received new flooring, roof and exterior paint. 2019 received a new […]
Blog Colorado Retirement Guide for Baby Boomers In 2030, for the first time in history, the older population will outnumber the younger population. Learn what this surprising statistic means for baby boomers when it comes to retirement and selling their homes. The Aging Baby Boomer Generation We are currently seeing that the baby boomers aren’t recognizing that they will need long term […]
Blog Key Real Estate Findings for 2021 Colorado Housing Market Windermere Real Estate Colorado president, Eric Thompson, recently interviewed Windermere Real Estate’s world-renowned chief economist, Matthew Gardner about the housing market in Colorado. The recorded interview offers an in-depth analysis of current data released on housing topics. During the discussion, Gardner provided insight into the resilience of Colorado’s housing market in an economy mired by COVID-19. […]
Blog Drastically Different Recently it seems there are many attempted comparisons being made between today’s real estate market and the 2006-2007 market. It seems that people fear a repeat of what happened to the market in 2008 and 2009. Buyers, understandably, want to make smart decisions and don’t want to buy in advance of any downturn. The reality is […]
Blog Q1 2021 Colorado Real Estate Market Update The following analysis of the Metro Denver & Northern Colorado real estate market is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the housing market in your area, please don’t hesitate to contact your Windermere Real […]