1. Backup Offers Explained

    If you've been in the Northern Colorado real estate market in the last 5 years, you know just how tough it is and how much competition you're up against.  There's not much for sale, and then when you're finally able to get a showing scheduled, you have to make a quick decision, and you're likely competing against multiple bidders, all above list price, waiving all kinds of contingencies, too.  I…Read More

  2. 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

  3. Pineapple Dum Dums – Anchor Your Wins

    In what can only be described as a very surprising and unanticipated departure from my sexy, stimulating real estate market updates, I'm going to put on my woo-woo pants and talk a little bit about feelings and personal mindset. Yes, this robot has feelings. Many more have come to the surface as a dad, but yes, I've got feelings. In an industry and world where I am often told no, I have to work my…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 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

  7. 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

  8. Why You Don’t Want To Skip The Home Inspection

    As you work your way through the home-buying process, you want to save money wherever you can — after all, there’s a mortgage on the way and surprise bills almost everywhere you look. Instead of skipping the home inspection to avoid writing another check though, it’s vital you have a professional properly inspect the home you’re considering buying. Jared is committed to helping our custome…Read More

  9. Choosing a Floor Plan That Works For You

    When you’re a first-time homebuyer, it can be hard not to feel inundated with all the possible options you could pursue. When you’re looking at houses for sale, though, it’s important to determine what type of floor plan will work best for you. By doing this, you can save time — and save yourself from becoming overwhelmed. Reach out to Jared Reimer today for help buying a house in Fort Col…Read More

  10. 5 Tips For Choosing A Real Estate Agent In Fort Collins

    The prospect of buying a house and handing over your final rent check is exciting, to say the least.  Along with that, selling a house your family has called home for years and years can be a difficult process. Whether you’re buying or selling a house, it’s a huge decision and by no means should you rush the process. The first step toward your next move begins with the selection of a real est…Read More