Posts Tagged ‘dawna hetzler’

Cybercriminals targeting home buyers

  Cybercriminals targeting home buyers and sellers nationwide. Tips on how to protect yourself. This past February, a Colorado seller lost over $80,000 from the sale of their property to one of these scams. How do the scams work? Often the computer hackers monitor email exchanges between the parties of a real estate transaction and gain…

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Investors to react

Tensions between the United States and North Korea heightened this week, causing investors to react and move dollars into the less-risky Bond markets. Stock markets plunged as a result. Meanwhile, inflationary pressures here at home were anything but tense. Wholesale inflation in July was tame. The Producer Price Index (PPI) and Core PPI, which excludes…

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Survey: Pets Drive Millennials’ Decision to Buy

  Marriage and having children may be the life events that traditionally have prompted people to transition into homeownership. But for some millennials, the need for more space is particularly tied to their furry friends. Read more: Use Pets to Sell More A third of recent home buyers ages 18 to 36 say their decision…

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Wire Fraud

*Always confirm your account number with your closer and Realtor at closing when using a wire.

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Real Estate Highlights

  Highlights for March 2017 SFD sales: up 12.1% from LY (3,187 units) Average Sold price for SFD: up 8.2% from LY ($467,730) Days on market for SFD: 29.6 for March Active Listings for SFD: up 1.4% from LY (3,760 units) Highlights for 1st Quarter 2017 SFD sales: up 7.8% from 1st Quarter 2016 (7,403 units) Average Sold price for SFD: up 7.7%…

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Positive Momentum for Denver Metro Housing Market

According to the latest data from REcolorado, the provider of REcolorado.com, the most popular, locally run home search site for Colorado home buyers, sellers and renters, the Denver Metro Area housing market carried its positive momentum into 2017 with single family home sales and prices both rising in January. According to REcolorado market statistics for the…

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Housing Numbers

Housing numbers, Retail Sales and inflation data told quite the tale, while words from the Fed chair also caught people’s attention. In housing news, Housing Starts slipped in January but still beat expectations. The Commerce Department reported Housing Starts declined 2.6 percent in January from December to an annual rate of 1.246 million. However, Housing…

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Housing Market at a Crossroads in 2017

The Fed raised interest rates by a quarter point from a range of 0.25 to 0.5 percent to a range of 0.5 to 0.75 percent. Rates could continue rising throughout the coming year, leading to higher mortgage rates and decreasing volume for lenders and realtors. But the same economic factors that gave the Fed the confidence to…

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INFO THAT HITS US WHERE WE LIVE

INFO THAT HITS US WHERE WE LIVE Opportunities continue to abound in the housing market. Last week, the Pending Home Sales index sailed up in March for the third month in a row, hitting its highest level since June 2013. This National Association of Realtors (NAR) measure of contract signings on existing homes was 1.1% ahead for…

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