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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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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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Housing is Looking Great! 3rd Quarter Has All Positive Numbers!

Wondering about the health of the housing market? I know that there are many factors that drive markets and many driving factors have brutal for housing. Foreclosures, short sale madness, lending practices being too lenient and now too tight, I … Continue reading

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Should Government “Tinker” With The Housing Market?

Over the last couple of years foreclosures and what impact they have had on the housing market is a hot topic. Government involvement and deregulation of the financing industry to allow low income families be able to buy homes seemed … Continue reading

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Market Update for Metro Denver, Colorado

According to Metrolist of Denver, Closings of single family homes in Metro Denver is 2,610 for the month. That is lower than last month but UP by almost 5% over last year. That is reflected in the current inventory of 12,613 … Continue reading

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Mortgage Banks Have Pulled The Reigns A Bit Too Hard

I have been selling real estate since 1992. And in 2011, I have more customers that have chosen to rent rather than buy than I ever have. It seems that I get a customer every week wanting to rent a … Continue reading

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Fence Sitting or Fence Dreaming?

The inventory of single family homes in Metro Denver is dropping! The number of homes under contract for last month is up 6.75% over last year, Solds are up 3.08% over last year’s. Last year was rough. We were coming … Continue reading

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American Housing, What Went Wrong?

The housing market in America has been a bit rocky. Record numbers of foreclosures, short sales bringing values down, jobs market leaving buyers feeling vulnerable, I can go on and on. How did we get here and where do we … Continue reading

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