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It was shaping up to be a banner spring market… until March and the virus started to take hold. Many would-be sellers are waiting this out — we had a high number of withdrawn listings by the end of the month and many on hold. If homes are occupied, it’s probably the best way.  So inventory is lo...
Buyers Have More Power in DenverPrice appreciation has slowed in Denver, but it’s still not a buyers’ market.Prices actually took a dip in January and February year over year, for the first time in a long time. By March we saw prices increasing again.  I’d venture to guess the government shutdown...
 An ADU, or accessory dwelling unit, is a small, habitable structure situated on a residential lot, usually behind the “primary” house. Utilities are tied in, making it easier and cheaper to build than a house. It’s a place where another person can live on the property with a little breathing spa...
The Denver real estate market has favored sellers for many years now, but it's been showing signs of cooling in some areas since last fall. The number of active listings is up overall, we've seen price drops on more listings, and the median number of "days on market" is up --  meaning it takes lo...
Median home prices in Denver are up to $428,000, an increase of about 3% over last March. That's down a good bit from the 10+% appreciation we've been seeing over the past few years.In the first quarter of 2019 we also saw a pretty dramatic rise in inventory, with the number of active listings up...
Finding a contractor in a high-growth city like Denver can be the opposite of easy. Many of them have jobs booked well in advance, so it’s essential to do your research and start gathering bids as early as possible. Knowing what’s in store will help you go in with a plan. Here are some things to ...
Home renovations are usually expensive, and good contractors in Denver can be hard to track down or hire -- especially for the smaller jobs. In some cases, it may make sense to do the work yourself, if you are so inclined and if you are handy. Here’s how to go about a DIY renovation job in Denver...
There’s been talk of a market slowdown and I’ve been waiting to see if the last quarter of 2018 would confirm it. Our stats show that the market has cooled off – but just a tiny bit. The chart below shows that supply is a bit higher in 2018's last quarter over 2017. In December we had 1.4 months ...

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