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For Sellers Asking Price Drop Data just released by Altos Research shows that 35% of all homes on the market have had to reduce their asking price. This is the highest this number has been since December of 2019. This is also an indicator of sellers adjusting to the reality of the new market where overly aggressive pricing is not […]
For Sellers Home Improvement And the most profitable home improvement is… Flooring! According to the National Association of Realtors, homeowners who refinished or replaced their hardwood floors were able to recoup 147% and 118% of their investment respectively! Check it out at Realtor.com  https://bit.ly/3Owsq2i
For Buyers Simple Tips to Make Your Move Easier Your needs as a homeowner change over time, and you need the right home to fit those needs. Accordingly, it’s highly likely that at some point in your future you will experience another moving day. While moving can be challenging, there are resources to make it easier. If you are remaining in your current area, […]
For Buyers Standing Low The standing inventory of residential properties currently for sale is staggeringly low. The number of active properties for sale is almost 90% below the average for this time of year. In Metro Denver, there are 1,144 residential properties for sale today. In Larimer County, there are 136 and in Weld County there are 174. Current […]
For Sellers Price Matters Almost twice as many sellers now have to drop their list price before a sale compared to July. In October, 19% of all sales were forced to drop the list price before receiving an offer.  In July it was 10%. These properties that start out priced too high end up taking four times as long […]
For Sellers Seller Facts Here are some fun facts about recent home sellers. This research comes from the National Association of Realtors survey of home buyers and sellers: 10 years = the average time recent home sellers have lived in their home. This number has remained essentially unchanged for the last ten years. From 1987 to 2007 the average […]
For Buyers 6/28/21 Housing and Economic Update from Matthew Gardner This video is the latest in our Monday with Matthew series with Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. Each month, he analyzes the most up-to-date U.S. housing data to keep you well-informed about what’s going on in the real estate market.   Hello! I’m Matthew Gardner, Chief Economist for Windermere Real Estate and welcome to this […]
For Sellers 7 Costly Mistakes in the Selling Process Sellers dream of a flawlessly executed home sale where everything goes smoothly, and they end up with a satisfied buyer. To achieve this ideal end goal, it’s important to be aware of the mistakes along the way that could potentially derail the sale. Mistakes in the selling process come in all sizes, but some can be more […]
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For Sellers How to Price Your Home for Sale It’s natural for sellers to want to get every step of the selling process right, but a successful home sale depends on an accurate listing price. Your real estate agent will work closely with you to set the price, but in the meantime, you can use the following information to better understand what goes into […]
For Sellers 10 Costs Associated With Selling Your Home Selling a home is an exciting time for homeowners. Once you and your household have decided that you’ll hit the market, it’s easy to think solely about the revenue that comes with the sale. However, selling a home comes with its own set of costs. Knowing what these costs are will help you budget throughout the […]
For Buyers Matthew Gardner Weekly Update: U.S. Household Debt & Credit Report Matthew Gardner is back from his vacation and this week on “Mondays with Matthew,” he’s diving into a report that he believes deserves more attention: the U.S. Household Debt & Credit Report. Thanks for watching! For past “Mondays with Matthew” videos, check out Windermere’s Economics Blog here!
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 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 Sellers Incorporate Pantone’s Color of 2020 into Your Home Classic Blue has officially been anointed Pantone’s 2020 “Color of the Year”.  Pantone says it picked this color because of its ability to instill calm, confidence, and connection as we cross the threshold into a new decade. A dependable color, Classic Blue is timeless, and enduring, making it a great addition to just about any […]