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For Buyers Mondays with Matthew Update 7/20/2020 On this week’s episode of “Mondays with Matthew,” Windermere Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, dives into the most recent National Housing Survey results which tell us a lot about consumer confidence both pre- and post-COVID and whether or not they feel this is a good time to buy or sell a home. The results might surprise […]
For Buyers Rate Meaning Mortgage interest rates have hit another record low this week. Mortgage applications for purchases just hit an 11-year high. Rates are at a level that many people could never have imagined.   Here’s something that is surprising to many people – Rates are 1.5% lower than they were just two years ago.   Here’s what that […]
For Buyers Market Updates Keep up with the ever changing Market! Windermere’s Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, joins us every Monday for “Mondays with Matthew” to give weekly market updates. Follow Windermere on YouTube and check my Facebook on Mondays for weekly videos. This week, Matthew Gardner provides an update on the forbearance program and what type of effect we […]
For Buyers 2020 Paint and Color Trends Gearing up to paint your home? See what the experts have to say first! From exterior paint and small space color ideas, to quick and easy kitchen remodels, top home experts have unveiled which color trends are hot for 2020.  Top Trends: Cool neutrals like gray, white and taupe are the leading palette for this […]
For Buyers Faster Here’s something true about today’s market.  Properties are selling fast. Compared to one year ago, the number of days it takes for a property to sell is significantly lower. The industry term is “Days on Market” or DOM. DOM is way down. Here is the comparison of May 2020 versus May 2019: Metro Denver down 22% […]
For Buyers Pent Up Demand We notice a very interesting dynamic in the market right now. There was clearly a pent-up real estate demand created during the recent time when in-person showings were not allowed.  The numbers back it up. First, a little background.  During a portion of “Shelter in Place,” all in-person viewing of properties ceased.  Instead, buyers spent […]
For Buyers Special Event   On Wednesday April 22nd you are invited to a special online event with Windermere’s Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. He will be giving his insights into the U.S. economy and what that means for real estate along the Front Range of Colorado. You will hear the answers to the biggest questions we are hearing from […]
For Buyers Headwind vs. Tailwind So far the tailwind of historically-low mortgage rates are prevailing over Wall Street and COVID-19 concerns. Buyers are still active – Properties are still closing – Moving trucks are still showing up at people’s homes. Open house traffic has declined, but we notice plenty of buyers looking for property (one of our open houses last […]
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