real estate: 6 Great tips to get your home sold for the most $$$! - 01/23/15 03:50 AM
6 Great tips to get your home sold for the most $$$! Sellers Interested in selling your home? Do you want to get the most out of your homes value? Well here are some tips and tricks that will help you get the most money without sinking a ton into it yourself!
One of the most difficult things to do is separate yourself from your house. It has been your home through thick and thin, but it is time to let it go!
1. Curb appeal – It is very important, and often overlooked, to have the first impression of seeing a home … (2 comments)

real estate: Buying a Home, How to get Started? - 01/23/15 03:38 AM
Buying a Home, How to get Started?
 
The Buying Process

Step 1: Financing – It is generally a good idea to first get pre-qualified by a lender of your choice (unless your funds are coming from another place) to know what the ballpark figures are that you will be working with and to figure out what you can afford and what is most comfortable for you. Once you narrow down your search and feel that you are getting pretty serious (and close) to locating a property, it is ideal to have a pre-approval letter ready to go when you are ready to … (0 comments)

real estate: Open House Sunday 2-5pm 5236 Clarendon Hills Drive, Fort Collins 80526 - 01/22/15 04:29 AM
Open House Sunday 2-5pm 5236 Clarendon Hills Drive, Fort Collins 80526

 
I will be hosting an Open House this Sunday, January 25th at this beautiful 4 bd 4 ba home  in Fort Collins, Colorado near Shields and Harmony. It features 6307 sqft of finished living space in a fantastic location of Fort Collins. Listing comments are as follows:
Amazing 4 bedroom 4 bathroom home in Clarendon Hills! This beautiful 6307 Square Foot home features a large office with fireplace and built in book shelves, an exercise room with built in sauna, and an entertainment room in the basement with a kitchenette.Stunning ranch … (4 comments)

real estate: What is my Fort Collins home worth? - 01/21/15 01:22 AM
What is my Fort Collins home worth?

 
Have you been wondering what your home is worth? Especially in this crazy market where your home is probably worth more than it was yesterday? Well let's take a look at the numbers!
Median home sales for Fort Collins has just hit a high of $300,000! Breaking it down by zipcode, the last month of 2014 saw median home prices/# of homes sold/zipcode as follows:
 
$274,750/18/80521
$342,500/33/80524
$301,308/82/80525
$268,625/46/80526
$353,500/40/80528
There were 224 homes and townhomes sold in December
       Home movement by Zip Code

 
I track … (0 comments)

real estate: Luxury Homes for Sale in Loveland, CO - 01/21/15 12:06 AM
Luxury Homes for Sale in Loveland, CO
 
Are you looking for a luxury home in Loveland, CO? If so, take a look at what we currently have available in Loveland, CO . There are 5 homes in Loveland that are listed at $750,000+, of these properties, 3 of the homes are listed at $1M+.  These homes range in size from 4,822 square feet all the way up to 10,929 square feet. Home styles and locations vary from mountain view properties to spacious lake front properties with acreage. The most expensive home currently listed in Loveland is 2480 Saddle Notch Road listed at $8,900,000. If you need space, I am sure this 5 bedroom 7 bathroom home can provide, … (0 comments)

real estate: Homes for sale in Fossil Lake Ranch, Fort Collins, CO. - 01/20/15 10:58 PM
Homes for sale in Fossil Lake Ranch, Fort Collins, CO.

Click on the Image above for a lot more info on Fossil Lake Ranch!
 
What is my Fossil Lake Ranch home worth? Have you been considering selling? Do you have friends or family that are interested in moving into the neighborhood? Well lets take a look at what has sold in the past 6 months. There have been 7 recent sales (Single Family residences only) in the past 6 months with an average list price of $669,571 and an average sale price of $655,000. That means sellers are getting 97.82% of what they are asking for in … (2 comments)

real estate: Homes for sale in Observatory Village, Fort Collins, CO. - 01/20/15 12:11 PM
Homes for sale in Observatory Village, Fort Collins, CO.

What is my Observatory Village home worth? Have you been considering selling? Do you have friends or family that are interested in moving into the neighborhood? Well lets take a look at what has sold in the past 6 months. There have been 8 recent sales in the past 6 months with an average list price of $405,438 and an average sale price of $396,894. That means sellers are getting 97.89% of what they are asking for in Observatory Village. Compared to a median sales price in 80528 of $353,500 and … (0 comments)

real estate: Luxury Homes for Sale in Fort Collins, CO - 01/13/15 02:33 AM
Luxury Homes for Sale in Fort Collins, CO
 
Are you looking for a luxury home in Fort Collins, CO? If so, take a look at what we currently have available in Fort Collins, CO . There are 38 homes in Fort Collins that are listed at $750,000+, of these properties, 13 of the homes are listed at $1M+.  These homes range in size from 1,612 square feet all the way up to 12,802 square feet. Home styles and locations vary from downtown historic properties to spacious lake front properties with acreage. The most expensive home currently listed in Fort Collins is 5500 Tirranna Court listed at $6,999,999. If you … (0 comments)

real estate: Fort Collins Real Estate Market Report for December 2014 - 01/07/15 01:16 AM
 
Fort Collins Real Estate Market Report for December 2014
 

Fort Collins had a strong December with a 33% increase in sales over November. Median Sales Price increased $54,250 since January of 2014 and days on market decreased by 14 days over the same time period. Fort Collins has seen HUGE price increases over 2014 as home builders have been building in a frenzy to catch up to market demand. 
Year over year, December 2013 saw the sale of 198 homes while December of 2014 saw the sale of 224 homes. An increase of 13%! There are roughly 300 active homes on the market which is an absorption … (0 comments)

real estate: Greeley Real Estate Market Report for December 2014 - 01/07/15 01:01 AM
 
Greeley Real Estate Market Report for December 2014
 

Greeley had a good December with an 18% increase in sales over November. Median Sales Price increased $29,000 since January of 2014 and days on market decreased by 14 days over the same time period. Greeley is experiencing a lot of rapid growth and median home sales are catching up to Fort Collins and Loveland very quickly.
Year over year, December 2013 saw the sale of 128 homes while December of 2014 saw the sale of 161 homes. An increase of 26%! Home Building is continuing along the front range as supply has still not been able to meet demand. 2015 should … (0 comments)

real estate: Loveland Real Estate Market Report for December 2014 - 01/07/15 12:34 AM
Loveland Real Estate Market Report for December 2014

 
Loveland had a strong December with a 55% increase in sales over November. Median Sales Price increased $20,000 since January of 2014 and days on market decreased by 23 days over the same time period.
Year over year, December 2013 saw the sale of 95 homes while December of 2014 saw the sale of 135 homes. An increase of 42%! Home Building is continuing along the front range as supply has still not been able to meet demand. 2015 should see more modest increases of home values as supply increases in … (2 comments)

real estate: The Return of the Housing Market in Northern Colorado - 12/11/14 07:13 AM
The Return of the Housing Market in Northern Colorado
 
The housing market is one of the best leading indicators of economic trends. There are many inputs that can be evaluated in deciding whether the housing market is actually strong or if it is inflating like a ‘bubble’. Lending practices, new housing starts and permits, foreclosures, median home sales, and jobs reports will be used to evaluate the relative strength of the housing market in Northern Colorado. A little bit of history will tell us why we even need to question if the housing market is actually returning strong or if … (0 comments)

real estate: Fossil Lake Ranch Subdivision of Fort Collins, CO - 11/07/14 03:22 AM
Fossil Lake Ranch Subdivision of Fort Collins, CO Why Do People Live here?
Fossil Lake Ranch is a fun and conveniently located community in Southeast Fort Collins. Located near the Interstate, Shopping, and Schools; Fossil Lake Ranch is a great place to raise a family, commute to Denver, or be around what is going on in SE Fort Collins. All of the schools are within walking or biking distance. Fossil Lake Ranch features a great community and quick access to many of the technology companies in SE Fort Collins.

Looking for a home in Fossil Lake Ranch? Interested in finding homes for sale in the … (0 comments)

real estate: Fort Collins 2014 Regional Report by Month - 10/11/14 06:46 AM
Fort Collins 2014 Regional Report by Month

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here is the regional report for Fort Collins YTD

If you have any questions or comments about the Fort Collins Market please leave them below and I will … (2 comments)

real estate: Fort Collins Real Estate Agent - 10/11/14 04:07 AM
Fort Collins Real Estate Agent
 
Hello all! My name is John Kirch and I am a Realtor with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Fort Collins, CO. I work with both buyers and sellers of residential properties and I love all the Real Estate industry! I am a Navy veteran and really enjoy living here in Fort Collins. There is so much that Northern Colorado offers, from hiking, camping, fishing, and hunting in the warmer months to snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding, and winter camping in the colder ones, just to name a few.
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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real estate: Residential Detached home sales for September in Fort Collins, CO. - 10/04/14 07:04 AM
Residential Detached home sales for September in Fort Collins(IRES MLS) were 215. In the pie chart below are number of homes sold per zip code. The median home price was $286,825 with a mean of $331,896 and a standard deviation of $138,303. There was a 3.52% decline in home values of homes sold over August home value sales. New construction home sales tapered off slightly with a 7.14% decline. These are home sales recorded through the MLS and does not indicate sales of homes by private parties or those that do not list their property in the MLS.
80521 - 28
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real estate: New Home Construction in Fort Collins, CO - 10/01/14 07:39 AM
New Home Construction in Fort Collins, CO!
New Home construction in Fort Collins is through the roof, so to speak. New neighborhoods are popping up all over Fort Collins by the droves. Builders like Meritage, DR Horton, Savant, Journey Homes, Village Homes, and many more are quickly responding to the housing shortage in the Northern Colorado area. Below are the links to all the builder websites as well as all of the subdivisions listed here.

 
Meritage Homes is building Kechter Crossing in Fort Collins with homes that range from 2,336-3420 sq. ft. with home prices generally starting at $392,000-$445,000. … (2 comments)

real estate: Open House this Saturday 2-5pm 227 Destini Drive Fort Collins 80525 - 10/01/14 03:21 AM
Open House this Saturday 2-5pm 227
Destini Drive Fort Collins 80525

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Click on the image above to view more pictures!
 
I will be hosting an Open House this Sunday at this beautiful 3 bd 2 ba home in Shenandoah Subdivision in Fort Collins, Colorado. This home is 1856 sqft and features 1408 sqft of finished living space in a great central location of Fort Collins. Listing comments are as follows:Great opportunity in Fort Collins to own a beautiful home with brand new … (4 comments)

real estate: 1403 Cranberry Court in Fort Collins Colorado, SOLD! - 07/27/14 11:57 AM
Just sold!
1403 Cranberry Court
Fort Collins, CO 80524

This home was under contract and sold within 7 days of hitting the market! This beautiful 4 bedroom 4 bathroom home in North Fort Collins didn't last long. Considering its great location with proximity to downtown Fort Collins and just a short drive to get into the mountains allowed this home to get top dollar in our Northern Fort Collins Real Estate Market. I am thankful to the owner for trusting in my ability to get his home sold as quickly as possible for the most that we could get!
We … (2 comments)

 
John Kirch, Northern Colorado Real Estate Agent (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)

John Kirch

Northern Colorado Real Estate Agent

Fort Collins, CO

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Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Address: 2580 E Harmony Rd, Ste 201, Fort Collins, CO, 80528

Mobile: (970)286-9066

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