Northern Colorado Real Estate

Economy Lovely Stats In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are some Northern Colorado stats we think you will love: Prices are up 3.5% compared to last year Inventory is up 10% which means there is more selection for buyers We just had the most active January in terms of closings in over 10 years Well over 13,000 residential […]
Economics 101 Save Your Spot A quick, simple Fun Fact for you this week… It’s time to sign up and register for our annual Market Forecast event. We will be live in Denver on January 15th at the Wellshire Events Center. And In Fort Collins on January 16th at the Marriott. Both events start at 5:30.  Choose which location works best for you. Matthew […]
Economics 101 Matthew Gardner’s 2020 Real Estate Forecast It’s that time of year when Windermere’s Chief Economist Matthew Gardner dusts off his crystal ball and peers into the future to give us his predictions for the 2020 economy and housing market.
Northern Colorado Real Estate Two Tales   This is a Tale of Two Counties. When it comes to new home activity, there is a big difference between Larimer and Weld Counties. Larimer County’s new home starts are down 10% and new home closings are down 15% compared to last year. Weld County’s new home starts are up 18% and new home […]
Blog Most Active   What is the most active price range in Northern Colorado?  Take a guess… $300,000 to $400,000 $400,000 to $500,000 $500,000 to $750,000 $750,000 and above By far, the most active price range is $300,000 to $400,000 with 60% more closed transactions than the $400,000 to $500,000 range and 400% more than homes priced $750,000 and […]
Blog 1 Million + We have our pulse on the high-end luxury market. The activity in price ranges over $1,000,000 is an effective indicator of the health of the overall market. If buyers for luxury properties are active, it tells us that “smart money” is confident about real estate in Northern Colorado. So far this year, 107 luxury properties […]
Blog Over List A statistic we keep our eye on is the percentage of homes which sell for at least list price. In a robust, healthy, market with lower inventory, we will frequently see homes selling for their asking price or even higher.   Here are the number of sales that occur for list price or higher in […]
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Blog Where Are The Sales?   A high-level look at the Northern Colorado region shows that the number of residential sales is down 5.4% in Larimer County and up 4.7% in Weld County. This is simply comparing the number of closings from June 2018 to June 2019 versus June 2017 to June 2018.   The high-level look doesn’t tell the […]
Blog Inventory vs. Sales A stat we find interesting is the relationship between the inventory for sale versus what is actually selling. Specifically what we look at are price ranges. We are curious to know if the inventory that is for sale lines up with what the buyers want. Here’s what we notice… In Larimer County, 23% of all the […]
Colorado Real Estate Colorado Real Estate Market Update Posted in Colorado Real Estate Market Update by Matthew Gardner, Chief Economist, Windermere Real Estate    The following analysis of the Metro Denver & Northern Colorado real estate market (which now includes Clear Creek, Gilpin, and Park counties) is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making […]
Appreciation Rate Get Real We’ve seen some headlines recently that suggest home prices along the Front Range have peaked and are starting to decline. When we dig in and do the research, this is what we find… Home prices are still going up, just not as fast as they have been. We’ve known that the double-digit appreciation that we’ve seen for […]
Blog The Office As you travel around the Front Range you will notice the following under construction:   New Homes New Apartments New Medical Facilities   However, you will not notice new office buildings under construction. What gives?  I thought we had a booming economy.  Why no new office buildings? There are a couple of reasons.  First, construction […]
Fun Facts The Cost of Waiting It’s true, certain parts of our market are cooling off. We are seeing fewer multiple offers, fewer bidding wars, and fewer inspection concessions. However, homes that are priced right and in great condition are selling, and in many cases, selling quickly. As buyers feel the market cool a bit, it may cause them to want […]
Fun Facts Did You Know? Did you know the average price appreciation over the long term, according to the Federal Housing Finance Authority (who’s been studying this for 40+ years) is… ·         5.63% per year for Metro Denver ·         5.35% per year for Larimer County ·         4.5% per year for Weld County If you want to be totally clear on all […]
Blog How to Get Back to a Balanced Housing Market Developers are not building enough single-family homes to keep up with demand. The reason why? Cost. Windermere’s Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner explains why new construction is so cost prohibitive and how to shift the trend.
Fort Collins Real Estate Double Up! Fort Collins, over the last 12 months, has seen sales of homes priced $1,000,000 and over almost double. There have been 47 sales of these luxury properties during the last year compared to 24 sales the year before that. The current pace of roughly 4 of these properties selling per month is both unprecedented and […]
Northern Colorado Real Estate 66% Off! This just in… For the month of April, the average price of a home in the city of Boulder was $1,247,000. This is according to the latest from our IRES MLS system. If you want to own a home about an hour down the road in another really nice college town and get a 66% […]
Northern Colorado Real Estate Under $300,000 If a real estate buyer walks into one of our offices in Northern Colorado and tells us they are looking for a single-family home under $300,000, unfortunately there will not be many properties to choose from. Depending on where they are looking the choices may be very limited. Here is a list of the number […]