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Potential Change in GOP Tax Comes at a Cost

Changes in the tax code could have pricey implications for homeowners if the GOP Tax Proposal passes.  Cuts elsewhere are causing Congress to find other ways to make up the money.  One area they are looking to make up the money is taxes associated with real estate.   Currently, homeowners are encouraged to stay in their home for two years and are...

New and Active Listings Continue to Decline in Colorado

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Dec. 12, 2017 – With a significant decline in new listings and active listings continuing to define a low inventory market across the metro area and the entire state, median home prices are holding their own, according to the latest housing report from the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR).   With limited new housing starts, the record low inventory...

Less People are Choosing Colorado as Their Home

Colorado has welcomed transplants from bordering states and states throughout the country in the recent years.  Colorado's beauty has finally been discovered and it seemed people couldn't get enough of it.  However, it seems with the rise in the housing market Colorado has become less affordable.  This realization has impacted how many people are moving to the state and how...

Pueblo Market Remains Hot Through the Cold Months

Despite cooler temperatures, Pueblo, Colorado is still experiencing the effects of the housing market as they remain active through the seasonal cool down and prices continue to rise month over month.   CAR's Housing Market Statistics showed that the median sales price for a single-family home rose from $184,600 in September to $190,110 in October.   Even though Pueblo is experiencing an increase in...

Colorado Association of REALTORS® names Elizabeth Peetz Vice President of Government Affairs; Madeline Cain promoted to Government Affairs Manager

[caption id="attachment_22653" align="alignright" width="245"] Madeline Cain[/caption] [caption id="attachment_22652" align="alignnone" width="245"] Elizabeth Peetz[/caption]   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – (Nov. 16, 2017) The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) has named Elizabeth Peetz, Esq. as its vice president of government affairs and promoted Madeline Cain to government affairs manager.   Peetz, a licensed attorney in Colorado, Nebraska and Washington D.C., has been with the association’s government affairs division since...

First-Time Homebuyers: YES YOU CAN Buy a Home in This Market

Lack of inventory and massive year-over-year gains in the price of entry-level homes are not the only factors preventing prospective first-time homebuyers into taking the leap towards homeownership.  According to NAR's 2017 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers Speak report, first-time homebuyers are struggling to afford the costs that come with purchasing a home.  In fact, 1 in 3 first-time...

Tips for Finding Affordable Apartments Near Denver

Denver, Colorado has seen a rental price increase as the housing market has sky rocketed for that area.   Matthew Leprino, a CAR spokesperson spoke with Denver 7 to offer his advice for those looking for affordable rentals near Denver.  Rental prices are reliant on the median home price for the area of the rental property, "Adams County is one of the more...

Prices Remain on the Rise for Logan/Sterling County

The housing market for Logan/Sterling county remains active and on the rise.  The county showed a decrease in the third quarter median sales price for 2017 when compared to 2016.  This decrease is not a sign of a slow down, but rather outside factors that are affecting the statistics for this market.   Sales volumes in Logan county have also decreased from last year,...

A Westminster Neighborhood Pub is Closing their Doors Due to the Fast Growing Housing Market

Much like the rest of the state Westminster, Colorado has seen a jump in its real estate with the median home price increasing from $345,750 in 2016 to $350.00 currently.  This boost is expected to only increase as Westminster has become an affordable option for those looking to settle in between Boulder and Denver.  A consequence of this fast-growing housing...

Pueblo Colorado Listed in the Top 8 Communities for Retirement in the Nation

Pueblo Colorado, a hidden gem where those wishing to retire are flocking to live.  There are many factors to consider when planning your retirement.  The two most important include low-cost and desirability.  Pueblo Colorado has both of these qualities with the beautiful Rocky Mountain backdrop and it's ability to stretch your dollar farther than the major bustling cities can.   Dave Anderson, a real...