Northern Colorado Real Estate

Booming Real Estate Guess the “At least list price” At Least List Take a guess.  Of the properties that have sold so far in April, how many of them sold for at least list price? Meaning, how many of them had a final sales price that was equal to or above the asking price? The answer… 88% for properties in Larimer County and 86% […]
Blog Jobs – Bouncing Back Especially in NoCo “How could the real estate market be so strong in the middle of a pandemic?” That is a fair question and one we hear frequently from our clients. There are several reasons for this but two stand out. Interest rates Jobs Employment has bounced back much quicker than most people expected. When COVID first showed […]
Blog Bubble Talk A hot topic of conversation these days is the prospect of another real estate bubble.  People wonder if prices can continue at their current pace and some fear a repeat of 2008.   Because we get asked about this topic so often from our clients, we thought it would make sense to ask our in-house […]
Colorado Almost there We’ve been waiting for June to catch up.  It finally happened (almost).   Back in April, real estate activity was significantly limited and the showing of property was restricted which caused the number of closed properties in May and early June to be much lower than last year.   Bottom line, fewer properties going under […]
Fort Collins Real Estate Economist’s Perspective Our Chief Economist made a video for all of our clients where he shares his perspective on COVID-19’s impact on housing.  You can watch it by clicking the image below:
Economics Rate Forecast Here is our interest rate Forecast for the next year. Our Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, predicts that rates for a 30-year fixed mortgage will stay between 3.8% and 3.9% for 2020. He doesn’t see rates going above 4.0% until at least the first quarter of 2021. This is obviously great news for buyers as their […]
Fun Facts Millennial Buyers Millennials often get a bad rap.  One of the myths about Millennials is that they don’t own homes and will be renters forever. Not true!  Especially on the Front Range of Colorado. Based on research by our very own Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, Millennials make up a significant percentage of all home buyers in Metro […]
Colorado You Don’t Have to Wait to Start   Stress often squishes us in December. We put off goal setting and dreaming of what could be in the new year, because what is feels overwhelming. We tell ourselves we’ll get to that after Christmas or after New Years. We’ll work on what we want to achieve later, when things slow down. What if […]
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Northern Colorado Real Estate 10,000 SHORT Northern Colorado isn’t the only place with limited inventory. Metro Denver is short by 10,000 listings. The average number of homes for sale for this time of year in the Denver area, going all the way back to 1985, is 14,309. Right now there are 4,084 residential properties on the market. This is a difference […]
Economics Colorado Real Estate Market Update ECONOMIC OVERVIEW Colorado added 45,800 non-agricultural jobs over the past 12 months, a growth rate of 1.8%. Within the metropolitan market areas included in this report, annual employment growth was seen in all areas other than Grand Junction (where employment was stable) with substantial growth seen in Fort Collins (4.6%) and Greeley (3.5%). In August, […]
Booming Real Estate Greeley is looking really good! The Greeley market is about to hit a major milestone. We project that in the first quarter of 2018, the average price for a single family home in Greeley will surpass $300,000. Today the average price sits at $289,870. Just a year ago it was $262,828. Guess when Greeley broke the $200,000 barrier? It was […]
Northern Colorado Real Estate Windshire Home With A Bi-Level Deck Featuring 4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms And And Beautiful Curb Appeal! Beautiful home on large fenced lot in the popular Windshire neighborhood. Lots of space to entertain, inside and out. The bedrooms are large and the closet/storage space abounds. Owner’s suite boasts a soaking tub and walk-in closet. 2nd bedroom has attached bath and large walk-in […]
Northern Colorado Real Estate Time to Huddle Up Because football season is upon us and the Rocky Mountain Showdown is right around the corner we thought we would re-visit one of our favorite topics… Fort Collins vs. Boulder We frequently are asked from our clients “Do you think Fort Collins is the next Boulder?” Let’s look at the numbers to gain some insight. Specifically, we will simply show you […]
Blog Versus Boulder When it comes to real estate, many say that Fort Collins is the "next Boulder." Let's look at the 2016 numbers* and do a little side-by-side of Fort Collins versus Boulder. The Fort Collins average price is less than half of Boulder's ($355,000 versus $890,000) Fort Collins has 4 times as many transactions (1,108 versus […]