If and When the Market Cools Down, What Will You Do?

If and When the Market Cools Down, What Will You Do?

We just started grinding out results for 2Q real estate trends. Below is the first look at the data. Basically, the trends we have been watching for a few years continued for another quarter.  Very little new information here at all; just more of the same. Very stable market.  Despite stable conditions, The Wall Street Journal continues to have articles with lots of facts about why this recovery should end soon and we should have a (likely) mild recession. All of their facts make sense, and the arguments always seem sound…. Yet the real estate market continues on. read more…

Court Opens Door Wider for New Condo Construction

Last month the Colorado legislature took a big step toward construction defect litigation reform with the passage of House Bill 1279.  The bill, signed into law May 23rd, requires HOAs suing developers and builders for construction defects to obtain consent by the...

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Are You Saving Money with “Hold-Open” Title Policies?

If you’re an experienced real estate flipper you may know about hold-open title policies because they can save you a lot of money on title premiums.  Here are the ins and outs of hold-opens: What is a Hold-Open? When buying a home you usually receive an owner’s title...

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How Do I Get Neighborhood Farm Reports – For FREE?

We often get requests from real estate brokers wanting to know all the addresses of the owner-occupants in a certain neighborhood. What most brokers don’t know is that you can obtain these reports (with a lot of different filters applied) for FREE with only a few mouse clicks.

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Why Aren’t More People Selling Their Homes?

Remember when the average home ownership tenure was 5-6 years?  That average length of tenure has increased substantially since the Great Recession housing bust. The median length of time people owned their homes rose to 8.7 years in 2016.  Despite years of population...

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Top 5 Neighborhoods, 1st Quarter 2017

Each quarter we analyze the rate of appreciation for every neighborhood in the Denver Metro area. We look at the appreciation rate for the current quarter and compare it with the same quarter the previous year. Here are the top appreciating neighborhoods for 1st...

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Denver Moves Up to Rank #4 in Places to Move

Want to know where people are moving? One way to do it is to track the destinations of one-way rental moving trucks. A study conducted by Penske Truck Rental did just that. Per the study, Denver ranks 4th among the top destinations in the nation. This is an increase...

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