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October 2023

October 2023

Here is a bit of an update on market conditions.  The average rate for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage has increased to 7.49%.  The 10-year Treasury yield rose to 4.58%.  Existing home sales fell 0.7%, down 15% YOY.  Pending home sales fell 7.1%, or 18.7% YOY.  The GDP...

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April 2023

April 2023

The Colorado housing market has been in a state of flux over the past few years due to the surge in demand for homes. Right now, the real estate market in Colorado is a buyer’s market. Generally, the current median home value of the state is $377,5002. In March 2023,...

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Wow.  Where do we go from here? July 2022

Wow. Where do we go from here? July 2022

It’s been a crazy spring in the real estate market in Northern Colorado. A few months ago, I would have reported double digit annual appreciation in all market segments.  In March, the local Board of Realtors reported the one-year change in single family median home...

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August 2021

August 2021

What is the market like today?  Here is a look as of July 2021. Each month the Fort Collins Board of Realtors releases statistics regarding the local real estate market. This includes a large geographic area. This data is collected from the markets for Windsor,...

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One Half Down – One Half to Go

One Half Down – One Half to Go

One half of 2020 is in the books and it feels like it's been a decade.  The events of the last few months with Covid, and the political scene, and race relations, have been stressful on everyone.  I don’t need to tell you that!  If there are a few bright spots, the...

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May 2020

May 2020

My, what uncertain times. The real estate market in Fort Collins and the rental and property management market has been interesting in the last few month to say the least. We went through a period where we could not show properties, everything had to be done...

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December 2019

December 2019

We are approaching year end, and the statistics for 2019 will be available to me in January 2020. So, my first blog in January will be recapping the past years real estate statistics for the Fort Collins, Greeley, and Loveland area. The market still appears to be very...

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Market Update Fall 2019

Market Update Fall 2019

I have good news and I have bad news. I am not one of those realtors that only talks with “Happy Talk”.  The market is not always wonderful, as we were well reminded in 2008, although that spurred the “Fix and Flip” industry.  The market does always have...

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Let’s Do The Numbers!

Let’s Do The Numbers!

Well, it’s time for my two cents worth. We are at the end of the first quarter of 2019 so let’s see what’s happening.   I know this is a little dry…but hey, it is statistics! Every day I get a download online from the local MLS service, locally known as...

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Market Update Winter 2018

Market Update Winter 2018

Let’s do the numbers (Disclaimer!  I did the math below.  I cannot guarantee it's accurate…don’t take it to Vegas!) Well...here we are at the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018.  As many of you know, I also complete real estate appraisals as a Colorado licensed...

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