1. Inventory Returns as Spring Heats Up

    Last month, I painted a pretty dire picture of what 2019 could look like if buyers continued to sit on the sidelines, waiting out the lowest of the low inventory.  And just like that, buyers are back in full force,  home sale figures are (generally) up, and inventory levels are up, too.  Another added bonus, interest rates are down from the 3rd and 4th quarter of 2018, making the springtime a v…Read More

  2. Home Prices Relax, Sales Still Down in Noco

    Now that we're past October and nearing the home stretch in 2018, Northern Colorado real estate is really a tale of two markets.  Furthermore, these markets are not necessarily easy to interpret.  The two separate markets are the "affordably priced" and the "not-so-affordably priced" homes.  Greeley/Evans is still affordable, whereas Fort Collins and the Loveland/Berthoud markets are still on t…Read More

  3. September Prices Reverse Course

    While the headline "prices reverse course" can seem ominous, we need to put it in the right perspective.  First, as indicated below, all median values are up nearly between 9.6% and 12.11% as compared to 2017 values.  10%+ value increases are nothing to sneeze at - it is generally a $40,000+ appreciation in a median home in just one year.  Your house has a reasonable full time job!  Additional…Read More

  4. August Home Prices Shoot Up as Sales Drop

    The chill is finally in the morning air as we head towards fall.  Where we're seeing no chill is with the Northern Colorado real estate market where we're seeing August home prices shoot up as sales drop across the region.  I know it may seem like a broken record, but the reality of the situation is that with demand remaining strong throughout the year, and inventory remaining low, we're really …Read More

  5. This NoCo City Had a Huge Jump in Sales

    Can you believe it's already back to school time in Northern Colorado?  This is the time of year we all take a collective (yet short) pause to catch our breath and gear up for the action between Labor Day and Thanksgiving.  Speaking of action, Greeley had a HUGE jump in sales in July, which single-handedly put sales in the area into positive territory as compared to 2017. Northern Colorado Home …Read More

  6. Home Prices Are Heating Up

    We're past the halfway point of the year and with the weather, home prices are heating up.  Granted, home prices have been heating up in the middle of the winter too, however, we've reached some really astounding milestones in all three markets. Northern Colorado Home Sales Northern Colorado Median Home Values Related Articles There's Never a Bad Time to Sell Your Home  |  Selling a Luxury Hom…Read More

  7. Home Values Are Soaring in Northern Colorado

    We are in the heat of the summer and the Northern Colorado real estate market is on fire, but whether that is good or bad depends on which side of the deal you're on.  Both sides can agree that home values are soaring in Northern Colorado.  Take a look below to see what's happening in your sub-market: Northern Colorado Home Sales Northern Colorado Median Home Values Fort Collins The amount of ho…Read More

  8. The Craft Broker Difference – Digital Real Estate Agents

    I understand that we operate in a competitive and crowded marketplace.  Every agent is a little different, every brokerage and real estate office is different - that's what makes our industry strong: diversity!  If you're seeking out an agent or a company to do business with, it can be hard to compare and it can be difficult to really find what makes a company unique.  In our "The Craft Broker"…Read More

  9. The Craft Broker Difference: No Gimmicks

    I understand that we operate in a competitive and crowded marketplace.  Every agent is a little different, every brokerage and real estate office is different - that's what makes our industry strong: diversity!  If you're seeking out an agent or a company to do business with, it can be hard to compare and it can be difficult to really find what makes a company unique.  In my "The Craft Broker D…Read More

  10. Sales Hold Steady, Median Values Increasing Again

    What seems to be a very short lived "correction" may be just that, short lived.  The late summer surge of inventory helped to keep median prices lower than they had been in over a year, but that trend seems to have reversed in October, as the last gasp of sales plays out in 2017.  Prices in Fort Collins returned to the $375,000+ mark as homes in the Loveland/Berthoud area saw a new record median…Read More