Thankful for a Wonderful Year!

Where to start this month? I guess I'll begin with a few astonishing numbers that showed up in the October stats. I call these numbers astonishing because of what I wrote about last month. In the 30 days since I sent the September stats out, I received more positive calls and emails about that report [...]

By |2019-11-26T19:22:27+00:00November 26th, 2019|Real Estate, Stats|0 Comments

Housing Affordability Declining in Region

The fifth annual Longmont Housing Affordability Review is complete. Please click the link below to retrieve your copy of the report in .pdf format. Thank you to Amy Aschenbrenner, CEO of the Longmont Association of REALTORS® for her assistance. This is a non-partisan, unbiased review of the 2018 real estate data. It has no agenda [...]

By |2019-04-24T19:57:18+00:00April 18th, 2019|Breaking News, Real Estate, Stats|0 Comments

How “Renter” Millennials Will Transform the Housing Market

Written by: Odeta Kushi on Dec 10, 2018 Millennial demand for homeownership was one of the biggest trends influencing the housing market in 2018. Households under 35 years old contributed the most to overall homeownership growth in the third quarter of 2018, with millennial homeownership rising 1.2 percentage points from last year. This trend shows [...]

By |2019-02-06T18:38:30+00:00February 6th, 2019|Real Estate|0 Comments

First American, Old Republic Title bringing blockchain to title insurance

Two of the biggest names in title insurance are joining together to bring blockchain to the title insurance industry. First American Financial announced Wednesday that it is launching a shared blockchain system to be used in the title insurance process. And the first company to sign on to use First American’s blockchain system is Old [...]

By |2019-02-06T18:02:40+00:00November 29th, 2018|Real Estate|0 Comments

6 Classes You Need to Know About Now

  Ladies and Gentlemen, Realtors and yes, Lenders too; below are six upcoming classes that you need to know about now. See below for links and descriptions. Whatever you do, sign up for something right away before they are all full. The first one speaks for itself, but the teacher is the key here. Scott [...]

By |2018-10-26T15:12:31+00:00October 26th, 2018|Class Announcement, Real Estate, Short Sale|0 Comments

How the Firestone Explosion Affected Home Prices

Last week I was interviewed regarding a sad anniversary in our community. A house exploded in Firestone a year ago due to a gas leak. This story aired last night on the 1 year anniversary of the explosion that killed two men on April 17, 2017. http://kdvr.com/2018/04/17/how-did-the-firestone-explosion-affect-home-prices/ I am happy to report that there is [...]

By |2018-04-18T08:23:19+00:00April 18th, 2018|Real Estate|0 Comments

2017 Longmont Housing Affordability Review Released

The 2017 Longmont Housing Affordability Review has been released. You will notice the measuring stick for affordability has been updated since the market had outpaced our static numbers established in 2013. Yes indeed, prices are going up. New information and studies show that homes are relatively more affordable than in the past. Please read the [...]

By |2018-03-19T20:17:56+00:00March 19th, 2018|Real Estate, Stats|0 Comments

Longmont Price Increases Outpacing Carbon Valley

Since there isn't much to cheer about in regard to our beloved Broncos, let's just focus on the real estate and all we have to be thankful for. One thing I'm thankful for and look forward to receiving is the yearly NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. It was just released and you will [...]

By |2017-11-13T14:14:03+00:00November 13th, 2017|Real Estate, Stats|0 Comments

Year-to-Date Average Sales Price in Longmont – $425,758

Happy September to all. It's football season again and that means we get to see our beloved Broncos back in action. Just like kids going back to school, it seems to come earlier every year. Last month we reviewed the noticeable slowdown of sales. Remember, this is a slowdown in sales volume only, at this [...]

By |2017-09-13T16:49:53+00:00September 13th, 2017|Real Estate|0 Comments