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REALTORS in the News

Typical fall slowdown or has Colorado housing market reached a plateau?

Answers may not be known until spring season http://www.coloradorealtors.com/market-trends/   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Oct. 11, 2017 – While the first measurable snowfall of the season just hit Colorado’s front range, experts in Colorado’s real estate industry are already turning their attention to spring 2018 for potential answers to the growing list of questions surrounding the state’s residential real estate market. Traditional fall slowdowns are...

Denver Housing Market: A Tale of Two Cities

By CAR Spokesperson Matthew Leprino. Read the entire article on Colorado Biz Magazine.   Like Charles Dickens’ fabled tale, Denver’s housing market remains conflicted in its ‘Tale of Two Cities,’ a lopsided story of condos and single-family homes. It would seem that with every dollar the single-family home’s median price rises, the demand for the condo market – tantamount to “entry-level” ­– rises...

Amazon in Denver? A Look at Housing Implications

CAR spokesperson Kelly Moye spoke with Next on 9News to discuss housing implications of Amazon building a second headquarters in the metro area. See the full story on 9News.com.   DENVER - Gridlocked roads, high housing prices, crowded restaurants, disappearing beautiful scenery.   It sounds like Denver, but it’s a description of Seattle, Amazon’s current headquarters.   After Amazon announced it’s looking to build a second headquarters outside of Seattle...

More Than a Seasonal Slowdown?

Buyer interest remains however, low inventory, steady housing prices continue to dictate state’s housing market.   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Sept. 13, 2017 – While the number of potential buyers in Colorado’s housing market remains strong, traditional seasonal cooling, coupled with low inventory and steady median housing prices across the state, are defining the fall market according to the monthly statewide housing report...

Pueblo West Home Sales Nearing Pre-Recession Levels

The rise in Pueblo West real estate is a combination of several factors, said Dave Anderson, a broker associate at Remax of Pueblo West who is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Pueblo Association of REALTORS® as well as the Southeast housing spokeperson for Colorado Association of REALTORS®   "There is a lack of inventory," Anderson said, "as well...

Inventory remains top of mind in sizzling housing market

What will homebuyers sacrifice just to get in on a piece of the action? BY CAR SPOKESPERSON MATTHEW LEPRINO   The Denver real estate market has recently become a hotbed of conflicting cause-and-effect discussion. Our condominium regulations (construction defects reform) have gained national attention, while our scorching home prices seem unstoppable to everyone except those who worked and survived the 2008 market. Instantaneous...

Denver home sales and prices drop in July, putting area brokers on alert

Home sales and prices in Denver slipped lower from June to July. But was that just the chain jerking on a roller coaster still headed higher or a housing market cresting its peak and about to send passengers on a wild ride?   “It is typical to have a seasonal slowdown every summer, but this summer has been slower than most and...

Seasonal slowdown or changing market?

July housing data delivers mixed bag across Colorado   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Aug. 10, 2017 – While Colorado’s housing market remains extremely hot, seasonal factors contributed to create a mixed bag of results in Colorado’s housing market activity in July, according to the monthly statewide housing report from the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR).   Despite decreases in new (-14 percent), active (-3.5) and...

Homes in Denver Metro Area Surpass $410,000 Median Sales Price

Across all of Colorado, there are 30 percent fewer homes for sale across state than one year ago. Active and new listings rise but strong sales, low inventory continue to shape seller’s market.    Key findings from the June 2017 research report include: Peak summer housing market sees median sales prices for single family homes in the metro region, as well as statewide,...

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U.S. Existing-Home Sales Rise in May Despite Tight Supply

U.S. Existing-Home Sales Rise in May Despite Tight Supply Sales increased 1.1% from April and the median sales price jumped 5.8%   Existing-home sales rose 1.1% in May from the prior month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.62 million, the National Association of REALTORS® said Wednesday. Economists had expected a modest decline from April. Compared with a year earlier, sales were...