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Boulder County Market Insights October 2017

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Hear that? That’s the sound of hammer on nail, as new home building revs up for what is promising to be another demanding season of sales this autumn. New built homes offer a few advantages besides the obvious value of owning a brand new home. Not only is all the plumbing, electrical, mechanical and structural brand new and of the latest …

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Metro Region Housing Report September 2017

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How is the market? As a whole, single-family homes, townhouses, and condos, the market has seen supply levels start to increase (new listings) from last year just a bit at 4.3%, but, overall inventory is down 24%.  Demand has been steady with Pending and Sold listings up 12.2% but overall Sold down a touch at 3.2%. These factors have contributed to …

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North Metro Denver Real Estate News October 2017

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  Raising a family? Here are the top 20 cities in Colorado Of all the cities and communities in the Centennial State, it’s Golden that stands out as the No. 1 place to raise a family, according to a new report from SmartAsset. “Golden takes the top spot for best places to raise a family in Colorado, thanks to high …

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Dealing with Inevitable Change

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These days it can feel like everything is subject to dramatic and sudden change. If you’ve found yourself unsure how to live well in the face of “technological disruption” or other macro forces in the media and the markets, perhaps some perspective will help. Most anger and anxiety around upheaval and uncertainty comes from fear. “Where do I fit in?” …

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Metro Region Housing Report August 2017

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How is the market in the Metro Denver Area? The total market, single-family homes, townhouses, and condos have seen supply levels continue to fall with inventory of active listings down 31.9% (last month was over 33%).  Demand almost had a double-digit increase rising 9.7% which was a significant jump from the previous report (1%). By the way, want a time …

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Market Insights Boulder August 2017

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The statistics for the month of August 2017 show 447 homes sold, a decrease from 464 in 2016, in spite of the low inventory. The median sale price of $480,000 reflects these effects as well when compared to 2016 median sale price of $453,450. Continued strong buyer demand is evidenced by the low average Days on Market of 57.  How’s …

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Market Insights Broomfield and Westminster August 2017

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The statistics for the month of August 2017 show 411 homes sold, an increase from 402 in 2016, in spite of the low inventory. The median sale price of $330,000 reflects these effects as well when compared to 2016 median sale price of $314,500. Continued strong buyer demand is evidenced by the low average Days on Market of 15.  How’s …

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North Metro Denver Real Estate News 9.6.17

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August numbers for Metro Denver housing market The median price of a single-family home sold in Metro Denver dipped 2.4% from July to August to $410,000 but remains up 7.9% over the year. The median sold price for condos rose 1.8% to $275,000 between July and August and is up 12.9% year over year. Single-family listings spent an average of …

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What is an RCFE?

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As boomers age, more and more people want to stay in their own homes or avoid large, institutional settings. A sweet spot between these two options is something called an RCFE, or Residential Care Facility for the Elderly. Though they’re also known by other names, the concept is the same… elderly residents live together in a smaller, communal living situation …

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Metro Region Housing Report July 2017

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How is the market? As a whole, single-family homes, townhouses, and condos, the market has seen supply levels continue to fall with Inventory of Active listings down over 33%.  Demand has been steady with Pending and Sold listings up 1%. These factors have contributed to the increase in median and average sales prices at 8.5% and 8.6.  Obliviously as you …