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Colorado Housing Highlights

Colorado Residential Highlights 30.8% increase in number of homes closed year-over-year for October (3,246) 19.0% increase in number of homes closed year to date (31,464) 34.3% decrease in average days on market (67) 47.3% decrease in absorption rate (2.7months)

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Confidence is up!

The Consumer Confidence Index keeps rising; up over 9 points for February to 70.8. Plus the Present Situation Index is also up from 38.8 in January to 45. The short term looks good too with an increase of the Expectaions … Continue reading

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Housing is expected to add to GDP

For the first time in 7 years, housing will add to the Gross Domestic Product. It is news like this that we are hearing again. Things like, bidding wars, and conversations about there not being enough homes to show buyers … Continue reading

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Will 2012 Be The Comeback Year For Housing in Colorado?

What drives housing markets? I would have to say, confidence. What drives confidence? Income. How do you get an income? By having a job. It is clear that the best indicator for a housing recovery is jobs. According to Colorado … Continue reading

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Colorado is growing but are there enough homes for these newbies?

Here’s something I haven’t worried about in awhile; too few homes to show buyers! Colorado is seeing a net gain of 31,000 new residents last year, according to the Census Bureau. Lower inventories of homes for sale and the lack of … Continue reading

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5% increase in existing home sales! I’d like to think that the Hansen Group is doing their part! We were the #1 Closing team in our RE/MAX office for December! Read more HERE

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Who in the world would yell “Fire” in a movie theatre?

What happens if someone yells “Fire!” in a crowded movie theatre? It causes panic and people try to barge their way to the nearest exits. Even if that means they crush and trample others on the way out.  Others might … Continue reading

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State of the Inventory

Well, here we are again, the beginning of a new year. Fresh start. So, let’s talk about the new inventory numbers! Yea! Boring, I know, but important. Metrolist shows that 8,854 homes are still available in Metro Denver. Down 13%. … Continue reading

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Facebook Fan Pages for Local Cities in Colorado

I have set up a few Facebook Fan Pages for Local Cities in Colorado. You can become a fan of one of these pages and then receive updates on local events, city information shopping deals, etc. Choose your town and … Continue reading

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Metro Denver Still Looks Good for Housing Recovery

The inventory of homes for sale in Metro Denver has DECREASED by 21% over the last month and a half! What does that tell us? Ordinarily, I would think that the increase was due to the time of year. But, … Continue reading

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