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Category Archives: Buyers

Real Estate Bubble or no Bubble? 6 Reasons why Denver is Still a Strong Market!


Tweet As we near the end of the summer selling season our housing market continues to march forward. Every month since February has brought a record high average home price in the metro Denver area, with average prices approaching an astounding $425,000.Amazingly, half of all Denver’s new homes for sale sell in six days …

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Tweet LEAD STORY Homeownership Aspiration Remains Strong Among Americans A new study released recently by Fannie Mae finds that most Americans strongly aspire to own a home and to maintain homeownership, despite ongoing turmoil in the housing market. However, demographic trends such as fewer married couples and less families with children resulting in shrinking …

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Rates Improve after Fed Statement

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Tweet Bond-friendly comments from the Fed on caused mortgage rates to improve. Weaker-than-expected economic data was also favorable for mortgage rates over the past week. As a result, rates ended the week lower. Bond-friendly comments from the Fed on Wednesday caused mortgage rates to improve. Weaker-than-expected economic data was also favorable for mortgage rates …

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Market Looks Strong for 2015

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Tweet Every January I like to review what the real estate market experienced in the past year and see where we think it’ll head in the New Year. Overall, I’m extremely pleased with what we’ve experienced in the past 12 months and am bullish on the future. I expect the economy to continue to …

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First Time Home Buyers


Tweet NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Even though the housing market has been steadily recovering for a few years now, one thing has been keeping it from making a real comeback: first-time homebuyers. But that will soon change, according to Realtor.com. As the jobs picture improves, Millennials are going to be returning to the housing market, …

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Let your Realtor and Lender Help with the Paperwork!

Tweet As the rules for getting a home loan have tightened, the list of documents that home buyers must bring to their lenders is expanding.  Home buyers and sellers  often bristle with the mere thought of all the paperwork they expect they’ll have to come up with to do their transaction.  this is above …

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Renting vs Buying in Westminster Colorado

Tweet Renters have been happy to sidestep the drama homeowners have suffered in the roller-coaster housing market.  But they are now facing the downside of the real estate market’s correction. With apartment and rental housing construction halved in recent years and a wave of former homeowners competing for apartment space with “echo boomers” and other renters, …

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Single Ladies

Tweet Consumers are still spending money in this economy and women are a driving force behind it.  Here are some interesting statistics: Since 2005, women have earned more college degrees in the US ; 57% of Bachelors,  60.6% of Masters and 50.5% of Doctoral level degrees From 1990 to 2006, women’s incomes grew by a …

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