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TRID – Was it Effective and Can it be Blamed for Closing Cost Delays?

TRID – Was it Effective and Can it be Blamed for Closing Cost Delays?   TRID (TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure) has recently been added to the long list of REALTOR® acronyms. October 2015 was the launch of this new rule that has created new methodology, structuring, and organization across the board for REALTORS®, buyers, title companies, and lenders. Each field has been impacted...

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Homes statewide in short supply heading into peak selling season

Across Colorado, there were 20,100 active residential listings available on the market at the end of May, according to a report Monday from the Colorado Association of REALTORS. That represents a 32 percent drop in the active inventory of homes for sale versus a year ago, with about 10,500 fewer single-family homes and 2,100 fewer condos available for sale.   Sellers showed...

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Pueblo West home sales nearing pre-recession levels

Pueblo West home sales nearing pre-recession levels   Home sales in Pueblo West in 2017 are on pace to reach its highest figure since 2006, according to residential real estate fig­ures provided by Pueblo Multiple Listing Service and the Pueblo Association of REALTORS®, signaling the continued bounce-back of the housing market.   The rise in Pueblo West real estate is a combination of several...

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Is Fort Collins In A Housing Bubble?

Is Fort Collins in a Housing Bubble?   [caption id="attachment_23846" align="alignnone" width="300"] JIM HILL / KUNC[/caption]   There are several factors that have to be in play for a housing bubble to exist. The inventory needs to outweigh the demand — too many houses on the market — which will lead to dramatic price drops.   “In our case, the cities and counties are holding [builders]...

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Citing Housing Shortage, Builders Push for Friendlier Laws

Citing Housing Shortage, Builders Push for Friendlier Laws   The real-estate industry argues laws making it easier for homeowner associations to sue over alleged shoddy construction drive up insurance costs and builders’ expenses   Construction at the Regional Transportation District’s Westminster Station in Metro Detroit in early July 2016. While home prices have risen at a double-digit rate for three years, the head of...

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Fort Collins residential sweet spot up to $400K

Fort Collins residential sweet spot up to $400K   Pat Ferrier , patferrier@coloradoan.com 8:00 a.m. MT June 2, 2017   http://www.coloradoan.com/story/money/business/2017/06/02/fort-collins-residential-sweet-spot-up-400-k/356312001/   Homes selling for less than $400,000 being snapped up in days   Buy Photo (Photo: Austin Humphreys/The Coloradoan)   This story may sound like a broken record. Home prices in Fort Collins' white-hot market continue to escalate, pushed by the convergence of low inventory leading, increased competition, and an explosion of people...

Governor John Hickenlooper Signs Construction Defects Reform into Law

Denver – Members of the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR), as part of the Homeownership Opportunity Alliance (a bipartisan statewide coalition of housing advocates, business leaders, metro area mayors and builders), stood with Gov. John Hickenlooper in the West Foyer of the Colorado Capitol on Tuesday as he signed HB 1279, the Construction Defect Actions Notice Vote Approval bill, into...

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Median sales price of Colorado homes up 10 percent over last year while available listings dip 37 percent statewide

Key findings from the April 2017 research report include:   Following a dramatic increase in new listings in March 2017, April saw a small decline in the number of new listings for single-family and townhome/condos across the state. Median sales price for a single-family home in the Denver metro area hit another record high, $404,900. Statewide, the median sales price for...

Forecast predicts drop in Denver-area home prices in 2019

Forecast predicts drop in Denver-area home prices in 2019 Research firm projects declines of more than 30%   Article and video content are from The Denver Channel and can be found by clicking here.   DENVER -- A real estate data company projects Denver's hot housing market will start to cool off in late 2019, with home prices in some areas dropping more than 30 percent.   Location, Inc., a...