buy co springs homes: CO Springs and Denver Remain in Top 20 Hottest Markets - 06/08/17 10:03 AM
As you know, this is a crazy market. Multiple offers selling at far above list price. The resurgence of all cash buyers, investors, and people upgrading or downsizing has created an inventory shortage in most areas. CO Springs and Denver are once again ranked in the top 20 of the hottest real estate markets in the nation. CO Springs is ranked as the 6th hottest market, and Denver is ranked as the 17th hottest market. Even though the inventory increased slightly from April to May nationally, it is still 11% lower than inventory same time last year. Read more about the … (0 comments)

buy co springs homes: CAN YOU TRUST ZILLOW'S HOME PRICE ZESTIMATE? IN A WORD: NO. - 02/16/17 08:08 AM
Great article about Zillow, and their Zestimates! Buyer/Seller beware! Consult a real estate professional before making any decisions about buying or selling a home. Don't rely on these sites that offer instant access to not only a properties value (for sellers) but also on the availability of homes (for buyers). Be informed!
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Realty Times - "Shoppers, sellers and buyers routinely quote Zestimates to realty agents - and to one another - as gauges of market value," said the Los Angeles Times. "If a house for sale has a Zestimate of $350,000, a buyer might challenge … (5 comments)

buy co springs homes: More Consumers Might Buy If They Knew This - 02/02/17 01:31 PM
Confusion over down payment requirements is hindering some consumers’ confidence about buying a home.
For the past three years, the median down payment for first-time buyers has been 6 percent and 14 percent for repeat buyers, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. Yet, when consumers are asked about the down payment amount they need to buy, 87 percent of non-owners say that a down payment of 10 percent or more is necessary.
“Current non-owners’ ultimate goal of owning a home may not be as far-fetched as they believe,” says NAR President William E. Brown. “There are … (0 comments)

buy co springs homes: Denver/CO Springs in Top 15 Markets with Strongest Kickoff to 2017 - 02/01/17 08:15 AM
According to RealtorMag, Denver and CO Springs are in the top 15 markets in the nation with the strongest kickoff to the new year. Denver ranks in at #8, and CO Springs ranks at #13. Part of the reason for this is increassing rates, and buyers are scrambling to lock in lower interest rates instead of gambling that rates will get lower as the Spring/Summer rush approaches. You can read more at
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