1. Northern Colorado Home Prices Continue Upward

    Second verse, same as the first!  Northern Colorado home prices continue upward through February with a robust report from the Greeley/Evans area.  A total of 1221 sales represented just over a 13 percent increase from the YTD 2015 sales along with a very strong regional increase in median value, up 6.61% to $298,500.  If momentum continues, we will see a regional median value above $300,000 …Read More

  2. Video – February 2016 Market Update

    In this month's update, managing broker Jared Reimer shares median values for Fort Collins, Loveland and Greeley, along with some troubling inventory data.  Big updates: Ascent is growing with the addition of Robin Curtis and our website has been fully loaded and redesigned for you!  Check it out at www.TheCraftBroker.com About the Author:  Jared Reimer is a native Coloradoan and an Associate B…Read More

  3. New Neighborhood Spotlight: Winter Farm

    My new neighborhood spotlight feature is dedicated to showcasing Northern Colorado's new construction communities.  Whether they're affordable, production level, semi-custom, or fully custom homes, you'll enjoy this deep dive into each neighborhood.  If you'd like a new project featured, just contact me - I'm happy to showcase your special spot.  And if you're interested in potentially buyin…Read More

  4. Real Estate TV Shows Distort Reality

    Of course you love reality real estate shows.  Who doesn't like watching a couple young buyers get their first home before baby comes, or that well-to-do family finding the perfect getaway villa, or the savvy investor who makes $65k on his flip.  Shows like Property Brothers, Rehab Addict, House Hunters and Flip or Flop are all big ratings hits and influence a lot of homebuyers and sellers.  An…Read More

  5. 2016 Off to Best Start in History

    January home sales in the Northern Colorado region are off to their best start in history bolstered by strong sales in the Greeley/Weld Area.  560 total sales represented just over an 11 percent increase from January 2015 along with a very robust regional increase in median value, up 10.19% to $292,000 in the same period. The Greeley area continues to be a bright spot in the region, gaining nearl…Read More

  6. Top 4 Entry Level Neighborhoods in Fort Collins

    Let's face it, affordable homes are tough to find in Fort Collins.  The shortage of quality inventory has pushed a lot of first time buyers out of the city but for those who are lucky enough to afford to be in Fort Collins, competition is fierce and prices have been consistently rising for the better part of the last 3-4 years.  First time buyers, or move up buyers from condos and townhomes, nee…Read More

  7. October 2015 Real Estate Market Update

    In this month's real estate market update, managing broker Jared Reimer provides insight on sales, prices and trends that we can expect over the next few months along with guidance on how to properly utilize our website during your home search or sale. About the Author:  Jared Reimer is a native Coloradoan and an Associate Broker at Elevations Real Estate in Old Town Fort Collins.  He's a commun…Read More

  8. 5 Real Estate Scams You Should Know About

    Real estate is a big deal.  Each purchase or sale involves several different entities, tons of paperwork and a boatload of money.  Because of the large amounts of money involved, there are predators lurking in the shadows ready to catch you at a weak point - either confusing you, misleading you or swindling you.  Here are the top 5 real estate scams you should know about: Craigslist Rental Scam…Read More

  9. Fort Collins Real Estate Video Update – Feb 2015

    Buyer competition is getting more and more fierce.  Multiple offers, above list price offers, escalation clauses - what does a smart buyer need to do to win in this market?  Take a minute to gain some valuable insight from Jared Reimer in our February 2015 Market Update Video. To see all of our videos and market updates, visit our YouTube channel and subscribe. About the Author:  Jared Reimer i…Read More

  10. The Next Downturn Won’t Be Like The Last

    When things get good in the real estate market, people tend to get fearful quickly and automatically predict a collapse.  The last downturn really put a strain on thousands of families in Northern Colorado via job-loss, foreclosure or bankruptcy.  The memory of the most recent recession looms very heavily even in the hottest real estate market in the country.  People are afraid of being burned…Read More