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Enhance Your Home with These Basic Design Principles

Whether you enjoy a clean minimalist look or adore the more-is-more maximalist aesthetic, the same underlying design principles determine whether or not a room’s design ultimately works. Whatever your preferred design style, harnessing the power of these basic design principles will help you create a space that looks good. Balance Balance deals with the idea that objects have a visual weight, and that the visual weight...

50-state research aims to identify nation’s most innovative housing solutions

The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) has completed a 50-state research analysis designed to identify the most innovative and successful programs being implemented to address the full spectrum of housing issues facing communities across the United States.   From affordability and product type to inventory needs, CAR’s research set out to help identify what state and local governments, public and private businesses,...

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Home sales slowed across most of Colorado in 2018

Despite drop in sales, median prices continued to climb   Metro Denver’s housing market saw sales slide and prices continue to rise last year, and that pattern dominated across much of the state, according to a monthly update from the Colorado Association of REALTORS.   Colorado Springs and El Paso County, the next biggest housing market after metro Denver, suffered a 5.5-percent drop in single-family...

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Move, Inc./realtor.com to acquire Opcity

Move, Inc./realtor.com has recently annouced their agreement to acquire Opcity, a leading market real estate technology platform that matches potential home buyers and sellers with real estate professionals in a real time setting.   This news adds to the other benefits that Move, Inc./realtor.com offers and they consider this a great investment to their partners and the real estate sphere as a...

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Colorado Springs Named 2nd Best Place to Live in US; Denver Ranked 3rd

DENVER – Colorado’s two biggest metro areas are also some of the best places in the country in which to live, according to a new report.   U.S. News said it used a variety of government agencies and other data sources to determine things like quality of life, cost of living, the strength of the job market, desirability and migration rates.   1. Austin,...

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Castle Rock Named One of Seven Fastest Growing Places in US

Castle Rock saw 5.1% growth in 2017 By: Meghan Lopez   CASTLE ROCK, Colorado—The town of Castle Rock was recently named one of the fastest growing areas in the entire country.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Castle Rock is competing with big cities like Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Antonio and Dallas for the most growth. It saw a 5.1 percent increase in its population...

What if Colorado Schools were Number 1?

Just-Released Economic Data Finds Improving Education in Colorado Would Generate Billions for the Economy   New statewide polling shows education is a top tier issue for Colorado voters and employers, alignment on improvement strategies   May 15, 2018 – Denver – If Colorado schools were the best in the nation, the state and its economy would receive a multi-billion-dollar boost.   That’s the conclusion of...

First-Time Home Buyers Learn to Move Quickly in Tight Markets

With the competitive housing market first time home buyers are having to endure a tough fight to fulfill their dreams of becoming homeowners.  Jay Gupta a CAR spokesperson told the New York Times just how tight the current housing market is.   Gupta said that forty people attended an open house in Colorado Springs that was only open for three-hours long...

Colorado Housing Prices Continue to Break Records

Record housing prices continue their pace across the state as homebuyers weigh a growing list of market factors   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – May 10, 2018 – With a solid seasonal bump in the number of new listings both in the Denver metro area and many markets across the state, hungry homebuyers continued to gobble up properties while others sit and monitor a...