Uncategorized Price Matters Almost twice as many sellers now have to drop their list price before a sale compared to July. In October, 19% of all sales were forced to drop the list price before receiving an offer.  In July it was 10%. These properties that start out priced too high end up taking four times as long […]
Uncategorized Record Increase Home builders have experienced their largest-ever increase in building costs so far in 2021. This is according to the latest Producer Price Index report. Year to date, building costs are up 14.5%.  This amount tops the previous record of 7.1% which occurred in 2008. Specific materials which have seen significant increases include lumber, drywall and […]
Lyons Real Estate Relaxed Living + Beautiful Views Tired of yard work, but love to enjoy beautiful outdoor surroundings? You can have the best of both worlds at 322 McConnell Drive in Lyons, Colorado! This low maintenance home is surrounded by beautiful mountain views and backs up to the St Vrain River. Newly Xeriscaped, so you can spend less time working in the […]
Uncategorized Zillow’s Shut Down On Wednesday Zillow announced the shut down of its iBuying program because of mounting financial losses and increasing complexity in the real estate market. The goal of this program was to buy properties directly from Sellers and then re-sell them for a profit. Before looking at the interesting facts and numbers associated with this news, […]
Blog Luxury Living at Willow Creek Estates 1035 Willow Creek Circle, Longmont is a phenomenal home in the highly sought-after neighborhood of Willow Creek Estates. Enjoy relaxing in this bright and open home on just under half an acre with a mature and private yard. Only minutes away from shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. Quality abounds with features like Custom Rutt Cabinets, double […]
Blog Open Floor Plan, Beautiful End Unit! 4130 Monument Drive, Loveland is the perfect main level townhome. This comfortable, end unit, ranch-style townhome is just what you have been searching for. Open floor plan with 2 large bedrooms and a large living area. A one-car attached garage offers additional convenience. Enjoy your evenings in your private fenced-in patio/yard that abuts private open […]
Uncategorized Seller Facts Here are some fun facts about recent home sellers. This research comes from the National Association of Realtors survey of home buyers and sellers: 10 years = the average time recent home sellers have lived in their home. This number has remained essentially unchanged for the last ten years. From 1987 to 2007 the average […]
Uncategorized In Perspective Let’s put today’s home prices in perspective. Appreciation has been significant over the last 18 months. Some people are wondering if it can last and if there might be a housing bubble. There are two ways to look at prices. One way is in absolute terms. This is simply looking at the dollar amount a […]
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Uncategorized No Inventory? One misconception about today’s market is that there is ‘no inventory.’ Actually, there are numerous new listings that hit the market each month. It just so happens that they tend to sell quickly. The numbers show the number of new listings that came on the market in September closely equate to the number of sales […]
Blog Spread Out and Entertain AMAZING VIEWS ON WALKOUT LOT! MUST SEE! 1679 Shoreview Parkway, Severance features lovely open floor plan with fantastic light & lots of windows. The kitchen, dining and great room open onto a deck for yearlong outdoor entertaining! The kitchen has a grand center island with granite tops, stainless appliances, gas range. Solid surface flooring on […]
Uncategorized Tracking Change Tracking Change by Fort Collins The market is changing. The change is slight, not drastic. Both potential sellers and potential buyers need to know that the pace of the market has slowed since the Spring. Here is one way we track this change… A review of the August numbers shows the pace of sales in […]
Blog Upgrades + Acreage 319 Audrey Dr, Loveland is a beautifully landscaped 2 Story home on a QUARTER ACRE lot with RV Parking. Upgrades abound with brand new epoxy floors in the heated garage, newer garage door, gutters, roof, newer SS appliances, and water heater. The HVAC system was just recently serviced. The backyard boasts a large shed for […]
Blog Charm + Acreage! 439 42nd St SW, Loveland is a beautiful brick farmhouse built in 1920 has all of it’s original charm and has been updated and maintained thoroughly for you to enjoy for years to come. Sprawl out on nearly an acre of land ready for your animals, including a tac room with heat and electric. This […]
Blog Darling Loveland Home You won’t want to miss this adorable 2 bed 1 bath home, close to lake Loveland. 7 Marmac Drive, Loveland is oozing with charm and is priced under $300,000. Enjoy your evenings on the back sun porch with views of the Lake. Or relax in your living with a roaring fire and gorgeous hardwood flooring […]
Uncategorized A List Not Made A List Not Made by Fort Collins Us Coloradoans are used to making many top-10 lists. Whether it be best place to live, best place to retire, best place to raise a family, or best place to own real estate, you can usually find a Colorado town or two on these types of lists. But, […]
Uncategorized 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 Multi-Generational Home in Loveland 150 Ranae Drive is an extremely rare multi-generational home in Southwest Loveland . What really sets this unique home apart from the others is the attached apartment that has been rented for the past 3 years with 0% vacancy. Supplement your mortgage with the extra $1,350 that the apartment brings in every month or live […]
Uncategorized Colorado Ranking Colorado Ranking by Fort Collins 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 […]
Blog Charming Mountain Home! Welcome to your own fully furnished private mountain paradise at 56 Eagle Ct, Drake CO! This home has been loved and cared for many years and now it’s ready for you and your family to enjoy for many more. It has been used as a mountain summer home but is well suited for full time […]
Uncategorized Calculated Risk Calculated Risk by Fort Collins 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 […]