November 2022 Real Estate and Mortgage Report

Our monthly real estate market report includes information about housing prices, inventory, mortgage rates, home sales and market predictions. We summarize news headlines and share important market updates. VIEW THE REPORT Here are some quotes from this month’s report: People do not follow the best leaders. They follow the ones they can understand the easiest. […]

October 2022 Real Estate and Mortgage Report

Our monthly real estate market report includes information about housing prices, inventory, mortgage rates, home sales and market predictions. We summarize news headlines and share important market updates. VIEW THE REPORT Here are some quotes from this month’s report: When the economic uncertainty dust settles, those buyers and sellers who were on the sideline will […]

September 2022 Real Estate and Mortgage Report

Our monthly real estate market report includes information about housing prices, inventory, mortgage rates, home sales and market predictions. We summarize news headlines and share important market updates. VIEW THE REPORT Here are some quotes from this month’s report: After the end-of-summer lull, and as mortgage rates stabilize, we may see a return of buyers […]

Existing-Home Sales Bounce Back, Post gains in all Regions

After 2 straight months of existing-home sales declining, the sales rate rose in May, according to NAR Existing-home sales enjoyed a 2.5 percent month-over-month bump from April to May, according to the latest data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), released Friday. Sales had declined in each of the past two months. The seasonally-adjusted […]

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 […]

What’s Ahead For Real Estate in 2019?

As we begin another year, everyone wants to know: “Where is the housing market headed in 2019?” It’s not only buyers, sellers, and homeowners who are impacted. The real estate market plays an integral role in the overall U.S. economy.  Fortunately, key indicators point toward a stable housing market in 2019 with signs of modest […]

Here’s how that Fed rate hike will impact you

With the Federal Reserve’s latest quarter-point (.25%) interest rate increase, the central bank officials now forecast two hikes next year, down from three rate raises previously projected.  The decision affects rates on all kinds of borrowing, from home mortgages to credit cards.  An increase to interest rates usually causes consumer interest rates to rise, but the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Everything You Know About What Drives Mortgage Rates Is Wrong

I have to applaud 5280 for writing the article “Everything You Know About Denver’s Real Estate Market Is Wrong“. In this article, Natasha Gardner explores the realities of Denver’s real estate market. She has some good insight provided by some of Denver’s  Real Estate agents. So I have to give her kudos for shedding light […]

Fed Rates Have Increased

[video_embed name=”Fed Rates Increased”] As you know by now the Fed funds rate increased, just as predicted, and discuss at the FOMC meeting in mid-December.  Do not to be fooled by the advertisements stating mortgage rates for 2017 are going up. When you hear “the Fed rates are going to go up, so hurry up and purchase […]

Mortgage Rates After The Election

[video_embed name=”Mortgage Rates After Election”] Mortgage Rates After The Election The mortgage rates after the election, we all wondered if it would happen, and it happened, rates when up just a day after the election.  What does this mean and what did that rate rise cost you?  Here is a breakdown of what this may mean […]