Buyers, Start Your Engines!

Looking to Buy this Spring? – Start NOW!  Last year we saw an unusual spike in Spring activity, especially in April and May. Below is a graph that shows the amount of showings per listing last year as compared to previous years. As you can see, March and April... read more

Real Estate Brokers Facing Liability for Wire Fraud Scams

First American Title recently sued a California real estate broker for $513,000 alleging that the broker’s failure to secure his email account led to a fraudulent wire transfer.  (First American Title v. Tanashi Zapata, et. al.)  Unless you’ve been living under a... read more

What Happened to the Market? Should Sellers be concerned?

For many real estate brokers, the drop in market activity this Fall has created some anxiety.  There is a sense that we’ve seen a lot of price drops, days on market increasing, etc.  So what’s the deal?  Are we seeing a downward trend?  Probably not. If you compare... read more

Denver – The Best Place for Business and Careers

Once again, Forbes magazine places Denver #1 in its ranking of Best Places for Business and Careers.  According to the Forbes report, the largest share of the American workforce are Millennials.  With “work-life balance” described as the most important factor for... read more

Want to Buy $1 Billion of Single Family Rental Homes?

A decade ago, Donald Mullen Jr., oversaw Goldman Sach’s “big short” bet against the U.S. housing market.  As we know, his bet was incredibly lucrative.  After cashing in on the crash, Mullen’s investment firm bought up thousands of foreclosed homes for a massive... read more

Will Rents Keep Rising?

According to the most recent Zillow Rent Forecast, Denver Metro should continue to see significant rental rate growth into 2017.  Zillow reports the current annual rent growth (4.1%) to increase to 5.9% in 2017.  This places Denver just behind Seattle and Portland in... read more