1. August Sales Hold Steady

    Coming off of another very hot summer, sales across the Northern Colorado region (including the Fort Collins area, Loveland/Berthoud area and Greeley/Evans area) have largely remained consistent with the strong numbers hit in August of 2018.  Just like we are often wading into the unknown in February and March, unsure how strong or weak the spring and summer season will be, in August and Septembe…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. 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

  4. Fewer Homes Are Available in Northern Colorado

    It looks as if both home buyers and home sellers decided to really take some time off over the holidays - near record low sales in January were the result of very few purchase contracts written in the Thanksgiving through Christmas time frame.  Traditionally, January is the month with the fewest sales and 2019 kept right on trend. Much of the lower sales numbers can also be attributed the fact th…Read More

  5. 2018 Wrap Up and Look Ahead to 2019

    Another year has come and gone.  If you were in the Northern Colorado real estate market, or even if you were just on the sidelines, you knew just how dynamic the market was in 2018.  2018 was another year of records, and a few outlier months that left us scratching our heads.  Every year is different and 2019 is shaping up to be another interesting year in real estate.  Let’s see how we fin…Read More

  6. 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

  7. 2017 Recap and Looking Ahead in 2018

    2017 has come and gone and as we're looking ahead in 2018, it's helpful to reflect on what happened in Northern Colorado's real estate market this past year.  With the effects of strained inventory, increased unaffordability, construction defects legislation and, to top it all off, a new tax plan impacting buyers, sellers, and investors alike, 2017 was an interesting year.  Let's check out the …Read More

  8. Buyers Are Favoring More Affordable Options

    The momentum of the hot summer sales season has officially waned and prices in the least affordable markets are showing signs of cooling down as buyers are favoring more affordable options.  Prices in Fort Collins that were once nearing the $400,000 mark just 3 months ago, have certainly reversed course - posting a median value of $359,730.  This is the first year over year decline in median val…Read More

  9. 2017 Starting Off Strong

    2017 is starting off strong, just like 2016 ended - higher median prices and fewer sales across the Fort Collins, Loveland and Greeley.  Over the course of 2016 home prices in the Greeley/Evans area jumped 13.6% and this January has not bucked the trend, up nearly 22% from January 2016.  Very impressive, however this is entirely unsustainable and unpredictable.  Alternatively, Fort Collins cont…Read More

  10. 2016 Northern Colorado Real Estate Wrap Up

    2016 has come and gone - what a wild ride it was!  The story of the year was stifled inventory which has led to an increasing affordability crisis.  Affordability is no longer just an 'issue' but is now a full blown crisis.  With regulatory costs for new construction, along with increased costs in labor, construction materials, liability insurance, land and water fees, new homes are becoming in…Read More