2 Reports That Say Now Is a Great Time to Sell Your House

Heading into the spring buying market, there are strong trends starting to emerge. The inventory of homes for sale has increased on a year-over-year basis for eight months in a row. Home price appreciation has continued to grow, although at a slower rate. The homeownership rate has reached heights last seen in 2014, with millennials […]

Why it’s Important to Get Pre-approved Before You Shop for Homes in Denver

Imagine finding your dream home, making an offer, and then losing out because you weren’t preapproved for a mortgage and someone else was. Getting pre-approved is a critical step in the home buying process for several key reasons. Know your budget When you get pre-approved for a loan, your lender will pre-approve a mortgage amount […]

What’s the Best Use of Your Investment Property?

The residential rental market is a fast-growing segment of home buying in Denver and Colorado. The demand for single-family rentals, defined as either detached homes or townhouses, has risen 30% in the past three years. At the same time, the short-term, or vacation rental market is also booming. The popularity of online marketplaces like Airbnb, HomeAway, […]

Do You Know How Much Your Home Has Increased in Value?

Last year, we saw headlines about a possible housing market bubble, and many wondered if Americans still felt confident about the value of their homes. Recently, the 2018 Houzz & Home Study revealed: “Homeowners with mortgages have seen their home equity more than double since 2011, increasing to a record-setting $8.3 trillion in 2017.” The […]

3 Things You Need to Know in a Shifting Real Estate Market

Whether you are thinking of selling your house or buying a home, today’s real estate headlines can be confusing – perhaps even concerning. What is happening with mortgage rates? Are home values dropping or are they just rising at a slower pace? What impact will the economy have on the housing market? If you are […]

6 Ways to Share the Spirit of the Season Now — Starting From Home

It’s Never Too Late To Become A Secret Santa You probably don’t have to look far to find someone who could benefit from a gift or kind gesture this time of year. Try one (or all) of these ideas 6 inspirational ideas for sharing the season with those closest to home. 1. HOST A COOKIE AND […]

4 Great Reasons to Consider Buying a Home Today Instead of Waiting

1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insight report revealed that national home prices increased 5.4% year over year in October 2018 and are forecast to increase 4.8% from October 2018 to October 2019.  The bottom in home prices has come and gone. Home values will continue to appreciate, thus waiting no longer makes sense. […]

Festive things to do this weekend Nov. 30th-Dec. 2nd in and around Denver

Tis’ the season to be jolly! The streets are decorated the music has already started playing on the radio stations, decorations have been in the stores since Halloween, it is now time to start the festivities!  There are so many local festivities that started taking place since Thanksgiving!  If you are looking to start a […]

Is The Denver Real Estate Market Slowing Down?

This guest blog was written by West + Main Homes Is the Denver Real Estate Market Slowing Down? Are you wondering if the Denver real estate market is finally slowing down? Over the last month, real estate agents have seen significant price reductions in the Denver Metro Area and houses haven’t sold as quickly. This […]

Starter home or could it be more?

Today I came across an article in Realtor.com titled “how to deal when you’re stuck in your starter home”¹.  This struck a chord and spoke to me. My husband and I were literally talking about this exact same topic on our way into the office this morning.  We bought our home “starter home” in May […]

5 Things to do this weekend- October 19-21, 2018

5 Things To Do This Weekend There is always something fun to do in this beautiful state of Colorado.  You can enjoy the outdoors, the parks, the breweries, the local restaurants, and all the local communities events.  Here is a list of some local activities going on this weekend. Halloween Harvest Festival– Saturday, Oct. 20th-Downtown Westminster, […]