Does Your Home Need an HERS Rating

The Home Energy Rating System is the standard by which a home’s efficiency is measured and is the same nationwide. This can be good for a homeowner to obtain for many reasons, the first of which showing where modifications can be made to improve efficiency and lower energy bills in a home. But when you’re selling your home, is there…

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A Basic Real Estate Glossary

Each industry has its own jargon which can be overwhelming to those on the outside. Even having bought or sold a few times doesn’t guarantee you’ve heard and understood all of the lingo. To help you out in your real estate journey we’ve put together some common real estate terms (and a few uncommon but important ones) to help you…

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Denver Market Update: Inventory Down, but Prices Remain Up

It’s time for another Denver market update. The winter/holiday season is historically very slow for real estate and we generally see a slight dip in home prices. So what does this season hold for Denver? Let’s take a look at the Denver market as of November 30, 2016. Number of New Listings – 967 in November 2016, down from 919…

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The State of the Denver Real Estate Market: October 2016

Denver area home inventory has been at historic lows since early 2012. The question all real estate professionals are asking is, when will it recover? Low inventory means higher prices, with some areas seeing increases in value as high as 7.6% within a year period. This means buyers are struggling to find a home they can afford and sellers are…

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2012 Wrap Up

Well,how did we do in 2012? I have wrapped up the highlights of 2012 in this short report full graphs and numbers. It includes information on the legislation front; rental market in Metro Denver, various vacancy rates by markets & dwellings, rent survey; Unemployment figures; Hiring; Home sales &Prices; new homes; and supply of homes on the market. Enjoy. 2012WrapUp

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S&P Case-Shiller Analysis & Graphs

Standard & Poor Case-Shiller® home price indices track home prices of 20 major cities. It is divided in a 10-city and a 20-city composite indices. The S&P/Case-Shiller® Home Price Indices are calculated monthly using a three-month moving average. This post compares the residential housing markets of Denver with the 2 composite indices. The data is from Standard & Poor CaseShiller®…

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Existing-Home Sales and Prices

The talk of the summer was the housing recovery. The supply of available homes have dropped sharply. The graphs below capture the state of the market – the sales and the median prices The graphs include Supply of Homes on Market, Sales, and Median prices for four regions and the nation. The historical data is directly obtained from the National…

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