As we inch closer to the end of the year, we see seasonal fluctuation in the Denver real estate market. With home prices up over 15% year or year, we still see a “mellowing” of the market during the fall/early winter months. With less inventory hitting the market, we see that the buyer pool has […]

Trick or Treat in the Denver RE Market

Geo, Audrey, and I met for cocktails and fries back in May. They were ready to start the home buying process but didn’t know where to start. Their rental ended in December, so they wanted to get a head start on the process. (Love that!) 💗 We chatted about what they were looking for, the […]

Geo & Audrey

It’s finally here, well, almost here, hello fall!!! Not only do the temps get cooler, but so does the Denver real estate market. So if you’ve been beat-up with spring and summer frenzy, now is your time! Historically, from fall to early winter, the Denver market sees some cooling in inventory, offers, and purchase price. […]

Falling for the Fall Market

Meet Emily! We connected in early summer. She was renting in Denver and wanted to get more info on maybe purchasing her first home. We had such a great conversation, and I knew we would get along perfectly! She was just so laid back and fun to be around! We met up on a weekend […]

Emily

“But I saw my Zestimate, and it was…”. This is the same quote that every agent has likely heard before. What makes up a Zestimate? Is it accurate? Let’s chat about the good and bad with online home values. Whether it be a Zestimate, Redfin estimate, or any online value provider, how do they know […]

Let’s Talk Zestimate’s

Real estate can be a little different than other industries. Likely, in more ways than one! Today, I want to dive into why no news is good news when you’re in a real estate transaction! Whether you’re a buyer or seller, there are a series of dates/deadlines that you work through as part of your […]

Why No News, Is Good News

Over four years ago, my husband Mark and I purchased our first home near Sloan’s Lake. We were so excited that we found such a lovely first home. Over the years, we had taken on some pretty significant projects, and we loved our space. Well, covid happened, and our 1000 square foot bungalow seemed to […]

How Real Estate Changed My Universe

As inventory continues to grow tighter and tighter, and with lower interest rates, the 2021 buying season is off to a wild start. With a lack of homes hitting the market, this past January and February have been an adjustment for everyone. Historically speaking, the winter months always tend to have low levels of inventory. […]

Why Waiting Might be the Best

(not so) BREAKING NEWS: Denver is in an extreme seller’s market. Well, we’ve known this for the past handful of years. While our inventory is seeing intense lows, like, since 1982 lows, there are a few things that I want to revisit. Historically speaking, January always has the lowest levels of inventory. It’s cold outside, […]

(not so) BREAKING NEWS…

In Denver and any market with fierce competition, you likely have to put in offers well over the asking price. While sellers may be over the moon, the contract’s success is heavily based on the appraisal. So, what is, and why would you want to include an appraisal gap anyway?! An appraisal gap works to […]

So, What’s An Apprisal Gap Anyway?!!