1. Markets Stay Steady During COVID

    Well, it's been a wild month since all of Colorado has essentially been sheltered in place.  You would think that real estate in the area would have slowly ground to a halt, however, people still need to both buy and sell real estate.  As an industry, we have been unallowed to physically show property unless there was a contract on a home.  That had buyers making decisions based off of virtual …Read More

  2. Record Home Prices In Fort Collins

    We're at the peak of the selling season and it's certainly a busy one.  The homes closing in June and early July are the result of contracts written in May when the market begins to really cook.  Typically, after school lets out, we see a fury of buy/sell activity and this year is no different.  Every month, at least one area of the regions is hitting a new record value (Loveland/Berthoud &…Read More

  3. Greeley and Loveland Post Record Prices in May 2019

    School is out, pools are open and summer is heating up!  I cannot believe we are already into the meat of the selling season in Northern Colorado.  In late 2018, several forecasters were predicting a bit of a slower season, but all signs are pointing to continued gains in appreciation as we head into the second half of the year. Buoyed by strong demand and continually declining interest rates, b…Read More

  4. NOCO Appraiser Shortage Concerns

    Did you know Northern Colorado is in the midst of an appraiser shortage? Since the market got heated we've been dealing with several different appraisal issues - here's how they can affect you! I do everything I can to help mitigate issues before they become a problem - so chat with me if you're concerned about an potential appraisal issue.  Give me a call or text today at 970.222.1049 or email …Read More

  5. The Paradox of Today’s NOCO Home Sellers

    It's a unique market out there.  In Fort Collins, the average home price sits at $400,000.  Median prices have increased over 8% year over year since 2013, which means if you owned an median home in 2013, you now have an additional $95,857.33 in equity IN JUST THREE YEARS.  Times are great for NOCO home sellers, right? Well, it really depends on how you look at it.  There is a huge paradox fo…Read More

  6. Downpayment Options

    I recently read that 9 out of 10 new home buyers didn't realize there were down payment options that offered less than 10% down. I've got the low down on some options between 0% and 10% that might work for your unique financial situation. It pays to participate in this market - so do it smartly! As always, get in touch with me and I can help you get it all sorted before we hit crunch time! 970.222…Read More

  7. How Trump Impacts Housing

    This month, just under half of the United States' voters got their man, Donald Trump, elected president.  My impression is that nearly 100% of the citizens were surprised at the results.  Although President-Elect Trump will not take office until late January, many are wondering which campaign promises and platforms will begin to flesh out in the first few months of his presidency.  While there …Read More

  8. First Time Homebuyers – Take Note!

    Are you striving to buy your first home? I've got a new listing coming up in Thompson river Ranch - Ideally located and perfect for some looking to break into the market. Colorado is among the worst states for time home buyers (43rd out of 50) but my new listing won't disappoint. If you're wanting to get started - I'll connect you with a lender and get started right away - 970.222.1049 or email me…Read More

  9. Northern Colorado Region Hovering Near Record Highs

    A strong yet constrained real estate market is keeping the Northern Colorado region hovering near record highs.  Regional median home values are creeping up above the $317,000 mark, as we end into the last gasp during the holidays.  Through the end of October, a total of 9169 homes have sold in the Fort Collins, Loveland, and Greeley/Weld area, up 3.96% from the same timeframe in 2015, with a go…Read More

  10. Top 5 Home Buying Mistakes

    Buying a home can be complicated, especially when you might only get the opportunity to do it every five to seven years.  Buying a home involves a lot of moving parts, dozens of details, strict terms and deadlines and a lot of money.  While you can bounce back from a few bumps in the road, here are my top 5 home buying mistakes: Top 5 Home Buying Mistakes Financing a Vehicle, Boat, or Major Purc…Read More