1. 5 Hard Truths About the Fort Collins Real Estate Market

    Every year, I have handfuls of clients that come from all over the country - some from expensive markets like California, the Pacific Northwest or the East Coast, and some from less expensive markets in the South and the Midwest.  No matter where you come from, our dynamic and unique real estate market can be challenging to jump into without the right help and without the right preparation and ex…Read More

  2. Sales Plunge But Confidence Remains High

    May sales data was the hardest hit by the COVID pandemic as in-person showings were shut down or completely restricted from late March through April, when executed contracts would result in a May closing.  As a result, May 2020 sales figures look like a horror flim, however, low sales didn't negatively affect prices in the slightest.  Even through COVID, sellers weren't giving away properties, a…Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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