Congratulations to Our Your Castle Award Winners!

February 5, 2015

We’re very proud of our award winners, which were announced at our 4Q company meeting. In addition to our award announcement, we provided updates on real estate market trends , charity review, real estate legislative and more.  Rookie of the Year: Mike Lies Audra Dubler Top 2nd Year: Neil Martin Greg… Read More »

The Year in Review

January 5, 2015

Every January I like to review what the real estate market experienced in the past year and see where we think it’ll head in the New Year. Overall, I’m extremely pleased with what we’ve experienced in the past 12 months and am bullish on the future. I expect the economy… Read More »

Quick Tips to Help You Sell Your Home in Winter

December 5, 2014

The winter season isn’t typically the hot time for selling homes in the Mile High City. But, with Denver home inventories low, the market is still moving as Old Man Winter starts to settle in. To keep the momentum of selling your home from freezing this season, it may be… Read More »

Denver part of strong national trend in housing

September 28, 2014

Everyone knows how great the metro Denver real estate market is doing right now. Inventories are at record lows, prices are up sharply, and multiple offers are again the norm. But some of the people I talk to believe this is just a Denver phenomenon and are still fearful because… Read More »

The Real Estate Market’s Entering the 4th Quarter Strong

September 23, 2014

Good news! Coming into the 4th quarter of 2014 the state of the metro Denver real estate market remains strong. According to the National Association of Realtors, Denver has the fastest moving housing market out of the largest 140 markets nationwide, with an average of only 27 days to sell… Read More »

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Top Ten Family-Friendly Neighborhoods

September 22, 2014

Colorado has become one of the top states to live for families. Whether you’re looking for an outdoor activity, a city soiree or a night out in the suburbs, there’s something to do for kids, teenagers, parents or for the entire family. The following list has been dubbed favorite neighborhoods… Read More »

The Case-Shiller Home Price Index

August 9, 2014

I love to leverage Your Castle data to give you the information you need to better understand our always-interesting, ever-changing housing market. This time I’d like to introduce to you the leader in research of the national real estate market because I think that understanding the broader national picture might… Read More »

Mortgage Rates back near all time lows!

July 8, 2014

A year ago mortgage rates spiked and there was endless speculation of the housing market crashing and rates continuing to rise forever. Mortgage rates soared .53 percent to 4.46 percent during the week of June 22, 2013, the single biggest jump in 26 years causing Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist of… Read More »

Denver Homes Are Still Affordable!

June 19, 2014

The Denver Single Family Housing Affordability Index is a great tool to understand our housing market from a historical perspective. This index combines the regional household income trends with interest rates and local housing prices to calculate the proportion of local households that can afford the median priced house. From… Read More »

Smart Vision Technology Looks to Innovate Home Buying Process

June 3, 2014

The real estate season in the Mile High City is heating up. And, when you’re buying a house or condo in a hot market like Denver, being the first with an offer can make the difference between moving into your dream home and being left among a large group of… Read More »