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I wrote last month about a report that should be of interest to Denver homeowners - the Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller Home Price Index for 20 large cities. This monthly report is compiled by comparing matched-price pairs for thousands of single-family homes in 20 major U.S. cities. There is hope...
If you’re wondering where the demand for the next wave of homebuyers will come from, look no further than “Generation Y.” Economists at the University of Southern California Lusk Center for Real Estate are reporting that “Gen Y” will drive the housing market recovery over the next ten years. This...
Market metrics (based on June data): In June, 4,080 units closed at an average price of $266,493 which resulted in $1.08 Billion of closed dollar volume.  This is the first month in 2011 where the closings exceeded $1.0 Billion.  On a Year-to-Date basis, 18,835 units closed at an average price o...
Here’s a great tool for Denver homeowners who may be considering remodeling projects. Remodeling Magazine’s latest Cost Versus Value Report 2010-2011 will help you determine how much of the cost of that project you’re considering you’ll be able to recoup when you sell your home. Some projects ret...
Many people think home ownership is primarily for couples or families, but the National Association of Realtors recently reported that singles have become a major force in the real estate market. Their research showed that last year unmarried women made up 20% of all home buyers, and single men a...
A condominium complex or patio home neighborhood can offer many advantages, but one component of living in this type of area is that everyone is subject to the rules of the homeowners' association (HOA). One in five homeowners is now involved with an HOA, with more association communities opening...
Indicators are pointing to higher housing activity in the second half of this year. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), pending home sales rose strongly in May with all regions experiencing gains from a year ago. This is the first time since April 2010 that contract activity ...
Most of us who live here already know about and appreciate the many benefits of living and working in Denver, Colorado. But a recent survey of the "Best Places for Business & Careers" by Forbes magazine helped spread the news to the rest of the world. The magazine recommended that those looking f...
   DENVER REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE JUNE 2011 The Denver real estate market continues to slowly improve. The May 2011 month end inventory of unsold homes is at 19,573 units, even with last month and down 11% from May, 2010. 4,777 units were placed under contract in May, up 1% from April and up 2...

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