Eraser changing the word Inevitable for Evitable

Dealing with Inevitable Change

mikejgold Real Estate Leave a Comment

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?” …

metro-region-housing-report-august-2017

Metro Region Housing Report August 2017

mikejgold Real Estate Leave a Comment

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 …

market-insights-boulder-august-2017

Market Insights Boulder August 2017

mikejgold Real Estate Leave a Comment

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 …

market-insights-broomfield-westimster-august-2017

Market Insights Broomfield and Westminster August 2017

mikejgold Real Estate Leave a Comment

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 …

Tablet on a desk - Real Estate

North Metro Denver Real Estate News 9.6.17

mikejgold Real Estate Leave a Comment

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 …

buying-home

What is an RCFE?

mikejgold Real Estate Leave a Comment

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 …

july-housing-report

Metro Region Housing Report July 2017

mikejgold Real Estate Leave a Comment

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 …

Mike Gold, Realtor

My philosophy on counseling real estate clients

mikejgold Real Estate Leave a Comment

It’s quite common to hear the phrase “your trusted advisor” in real estate. But what does it mean to be a trusted advisor? What are the driving philosophies behind providing clients with the highest level of service? I believe there’s more to becoming a trusted advisor than meeting basic ethical and professional obligations. If someone were to ask me “How …

untitled

Market Insights Boulder County July 2017

mikejgold Real Estate Leave a Comment

Our natural inclination is to see the real estate market as two separate halves of one whole.  Half of all real estate transactions consist of buyers and they are focused on a certain set of criteria.  The other half are those who own a home. They are interested in selling and their focus is on an entirely different set of …