Category Archives: Area Real Estate News

6 PERKS TO ATTRACT NEW TENANTS TO YOUR PROPERTY

Written by Realty Times Staff Long-term, responsible tenants are a landlord’s dream, but there comes a point when tenants decide to move on. Some move to a more spacious unit to accommodate an expanding family, downsize to cut costs, relocate … Continue reading

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THREE FOOLPROOF WAYS TO CHOOSE YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD AND UP YOUR VALUE

Written by Jaymi Naciri Deciding where to buy a home can be one of the most difficult decisions to make. If you have a built-in reason to choose one area over another (it’s close to work; it’s where you grew … Continue reading

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Metro Denver struggles with a record low supply of homes for sale

By Aldo Svaldi The Denver Post Z Davis Robison and his wife, Mary, tried and failed for eight months to buy a house near their shop in Old Town Lafayette, before literally stumbling on the one they snapped up in … Continue reading

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Castle Rock prepares for 1st urban renewal project

By Clayton Woullard An abandoned municipal dump site and abandoned clay mine are the first targets for urban renewal in Castle Rock. The 66-acre site at the northwest corner of Plum Creek Parkway and Interstate 25 near the new Philip … Continue reading

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Colorado’s among the 10 happiest states

By: Caitlin Hendee Digital Producer / Social Engagement Manager- Denver Business Journal The smiles don’t stop in Colorado. People in the Centennial State are happier than almost the entire rest of the country, with Colorado coming in fourth out of … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Slip to Near Lows for the Year

By: The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week, approaching their lows for the year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday the nationwide average for a 30-year loan slipped to 4.12 percent from 4.14 percent … Continue reading

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Four reasons to buy a home now

By Danielle Blundell If you’re thinking about purchasing a home, sooner might be better than later when it comes to favorable conditions for buyers. Buying a home is a major financial decision that you shouldn’t rush into. But that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Homebuying: 4 Must-Do’s Before You Even Start Shopping

By: Aaron Crowe For home shoppers, looking at homes and imagining living there is the best part of the process. But like a child who must eat their vegetables before getting dessert, first-time homebuyers have a lot of work to … Continue reading

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Zooming metro Denver home prices give relocating workers sticker shock

By Howard Pankratz The Denver Post Metro-area home values hit another all-time high in May — good news for people who already own houses but bad for businesses trying to lure workers from other cities. The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices … Continue reading

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Time to Buy? Metro Denver rents continue to rise as supply of apartments increases

By Howard Pankratz The Denver Post Nearly 1,300 new apartments were added to the metro Denver rental inventory during the second quarter, but rents still edged up and vacancy rates declined. Average monthly rents hit $1,117, up from $1,073 in … Continue reading

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