1. 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

  2. 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

  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. 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

  5. The Last Gasp Is Here

    Temps are cooling, leaves are falling, football in on - it's that time of year.  Fall is in full force and Winter is right around the corner.  That means that both buyers and sellers are taking advantage of Northern Colorado real estate's last gasp - that very short window that one can purchase or sell a home before the end of the year.  This time period is great for catching last minute opport…Read More

  6. Broncos Schedule

    Hey football fans! Hudson and I want to remind you that we've got some Broncos schedules ready to go - don't miss a game this year! Comment if you'd like one sent your way. I've also heard that having my picture on your fridge increases your home's value. Can't hurt, right? Check out my video to learn more! Contact me at 970.222.1049 or email me at Jared@TheCraftBroker.com.  As always, follow us …Read More

  7. Builder Spotlight: NoCo Custom Homes

    Our builder spotlight feature is dedicated to showcasing quality and thoughtful builders throughout Northern Colorado who really respect the process of the custom home-building experience.  These builders dedicate themselves to providing unique and individualized spaces while ensuring their clients are involved, informed and engaged from beginning to end.  If you are interested in building a cu…Read More

  8. Northern Colorado’s Hottest Zip Codes

    Real estate is very regional in Northern Colorado.  Things could be booming in Greeley, flat in Loveland and creeping upwards in Fort Collins, all within the same month.  If you follow the news, it could be hard to tell what's happening in your neck of the woods.  Even in Fort Collins, for example, different neighborhoods and areas are becoming more attractive or more in demand for one reason o…Read More

  9. The Craft Broker Revolution

    I'm always trying to be on the cutting edge, creating new ideas, challenging the norm and building a business that exemplifies the needs today's real estate consumer. Buyers and sellers are looking for intelligent, motivated, committed and mobile agents to not only help them buy or sell, but also to be a trusted advisor and advocate for all their real estate needs, now and in the future. My busine…Read More

  10. Northern Colorado Real Estate is White Hot

    There has been a lot of publicity given to the residential real estate market recently, headlined by rising prices, which in the Denver Metro area are at the top of the list nationwide. According to recent reports, Case Shiller says year over year prices are up 10%, REColorado reports 11.3% and CoreLogic comes in at 9.8%. We thought we would take a look at the price gains in the Bizwest four count…Read More