7 Signs You’re Ready To Buy

Maybe the thought of having your own place has crossed your mind only recently, or maybe you’re regularly saving a chunk of your paycheck for that future down payment. READ MORE


Why You Should Do A Final Walkthrough

Final walkthroughs are not the same as home inspections – this is not the time for negotiations with the seller to do repairs or add contingencies. READ MORE

February 2021 Denver Market Update

Why Low Inventory Is Good For Sellers

This is the perfect time to sell your home in Denver!There is high buyer activity and a historically low number of houses for sale right now.

Find out how you can benefity as a homeowner in this type of market. READ MORE

Is 2021 The Year To Size-Up Your Home?

2020 impacted the needs of many in a variety of ways, and it’s okay to recognize that the home in which you currently live might not fit your lifestyle now. READ MORE

Protecting Your House After Snow

Who doesn’t love a snow day? Cuddling on the couch with a mug of hot cocoa while watching movies can make anyone not want to venture out into the cold. Next time you find yourself in this spot, it will be a good idea to head out for half an hour to protect your home… READ ON

Why Did My Credit Score Drop?

If you’ve seen a change in your credit score recently, you may be wondering why. There are a number of factors that contribute to a dropping credit score and it is important to know what may be causing that! READ ON

Boost The Mood Of Your Space

If you’re still working from home, you may be feeling down about your current space. While working from home can be fun, it is important to make sure your space keeps you motivated. READ MORE

Additional Market Insights:
-Mortgage rates hit a record low for the 9th time this year in September, continuing to strengthen buyer affordability. They inched up at the end of the month to reach a national average of 2.9% for a 30-year fixed rate.
-5280 published their annual list of the “25 Best Neighborhoods in Denver” and South Park Hill came in at number one, followed by Washington Park, Congress Park, West Highland and Cherry Creek. The preparers of the list looked at home prices, crime rate, school rankings and an X-factor score that accounts for things that can’t be easily quantified, such as access to open space, nearby public transportation and the prevalence of restaurants and shops.
-Breckenridge was ranked 5th among US cities experiencing a surge in real estate during the pandemic. Sterling, CO showed up at number 9 on the list.
-Housing market resiliency persisted throughout the summer as traditional first-time buyers sought refuge in larger square footage and outdoor space, and buyers who had not been financially impacted by the pandemic sought second homes in resort beach and mountain areas.
-A recent chart from The Wall Street Journal showed that only 3% of homes nationally are worth less than their mortgage. That’s the lowest amount in at least 10 years!
-Douglas County, Broomfield County and Routt County were all on the list of the healthiest counties by US News & World Report. That’s an especially important ranking during this pandemic.

Best Power Tools for DIYers

Now more than ever, DIY projects are everywhere you look. It seems like everyone is trying to be productive with the little extra free time on their hands, and hardware stores still have lines out the door. If you are just getting into the DIY world and are realizing some of the basic hand tools just aren’t cutting it anymore, it may be time to invest in some smaller power tools that work best for the do-it-yourself enthusiast.  READ MORE

December 2019 – Denver Market Update