Real Estate Advisor

Feb. 2, 2023

How Interest Rates Impact The Real Estate Market

Interest Rates and Real Estate

The impacts from historic inflation continue to be felt by consumers especially when filling up your tank or going to the grocery store. As the Fed continues to raise interest rates to tamp down inflation, the impacts can also be felt in the rates you ...

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Jan. 24, 2023

GREAT NEWS for First Time Home Buyers!

First Time Home Buyer Loan

Improved Mortgage Rates 

If you've been dreaming of home ownership but thought it was out of reach, we have great news for you! Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have recently made adjustments to the way mortgage interest rates are determined for first time home buyers.

Young Couple Buying Their First HomeFannie/Freddie have ...

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Jan. 6, 2023

Mortgage Rate Buydown

Ways to Combat High Mortgage Rates

The Denver Real Estate Market has been shifting for several months now. Record high inflation has led to the Fed to raise interest rates several times in 2022 to try to bring it under control. The result has been mortgage rates grew sharply from ...

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Dec. 1, 2022

New Loan Limits For 2023

New Colorado Loan Limits for 2023 

Good news, home values rose substantially in 2022. Because of the increase in home values, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has increased the conforming loan limits for 2023!

The average for most counties in Colorado rose to $726,200, however there are many counties that have even higher ...

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April 23, 2022

Hiking Safety Tips

Hiking Safety Tips


Thinking about getting out into the great outdoors with friends and family in the near future? If you're not an experienced outdoor enthusiast (yet), here are a few quick hiking safety tips to keep in mind:

Do not drink water from ponds or streams unless you have treated ...

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March 28, 2022

The Cost Of Waiting To Buy a Home

Waiting To Purchase a Home Could Cost You BIG! 

Over the past few years the Denver Metro Area has experienced a HUGE housing boom leading to very low inventory and record home prices. Low interest rates and strong consumer confidence has driven the market and made home ownership almost ...

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March 24, 2022

Thinking of Buying a Home

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Consider Your Down Payment

Almost all home buyers will have to come up with a significant down payment, typically 20% in today's market, in order to qualify for a traditional mortgage.

A down payment can come from many places: savings, investments such as stocks and bonds, gifts from relatives ...

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March 1, 2022

Things to Consider When Selling Your Home

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Getting Familiar with Market Activity

If you're considering selling your home, one of the things you may want to do is stay up-to-date on real estate sales in your local market. The more you know about what kind of homes are selling, the better feel you'll get for ...

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Dec. 27, 2021

New 2022 Conforming Loan Limits for Colorado

New Colorado Conforming Loan Limits for 2022

Help is on the way...

The metro Denver real estate market continues to be very strong with home prices soaring to all time levels. To keep up with the market, the conforming loan limits have been adjusted for 2022.

2022 New Conforming Loan Limit For Colorado

One-Unit Property 

All Counties (includes Larimer ...

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Nov. 20, 2021

Deciding To Buy Now or Wait...

Should I Wait Or Should I Buy Now? 

That is the question many of today's buyers are wrestling with. Soarning prices, inflation and steep competition have some buyers feeling hopeless. Many have given up on purchaseing a home. By waiting to purchase your home you risk prices and ...

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