The results of the 2018 Rental Affordability Report from ATTOM show that buying a median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 54% of U.S. counties analyzed for the report. The updated numbers show that renting a three-bedroom property in[...]

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Ready to Buy? Top Tips for Newbies in the Spring Housing Market

Be Prepared to Make an Offer Get pre-approved for a loan before you start shopping for a home. This will let you know the types of homes you can realistically consider, as the last thing you want to do is[...]

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NOT Owning Your Home Can Cost You a Lot of Money!

Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for as long as America has[...]

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Getting Pre-Approved Should Always Be Your First Step

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you[...]

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In the Market for a House? A Quick Guide to Home-Buying This Spring

It’s an exciting milestone in a young person’s life to be on the cusp of purchasing a first home. If this is where you are at the moment, you probably have mixed feelings ranging from thrilled to anxious. That’s understandable,[...]

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House Prices: Simply a Matter of Supply & Demand

Why are home prices still rising? It is a simple answer. There are more purchasers in the market right now than there are available homes for them to buy. This is an example of the theory of “supply and demand”[...]

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TOWN OF VAIL ALIGNS WITH COLORADO REGULATIONS ON E-BIKES!

Colorado passed the House Bill 17-1151 in August of 2017.  This Bill categorized e-bikes into three categories:  I, II and III; and, stipulates where they can be ridden. The Town of Vail came into alignment with Colorado’s regulations on February[...]

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5 Reasons Why to Sell This Spring!

Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this spring makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority[...]

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RIDE THE ROCKIES TO HAVE A STOP IN EDWARDS!

  The 2018 Denver Post Ride The Rockies Bicycle Tour will take place from June 9th-through-the-15th; and, one of the stops will be in Edwards, Colorado – just down the road from Vail.   The “Tour” is the biggest fundraiser[...]

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Buyer Demand Still Outpacing the Supply of Homes for Sale

The price of any item is determined by the supply of that item, as well as market demand. The National Association of REALTORS (NAR) surveys “over 50,000 real estate practitioners about their expectations for home sales, prices and market conditions” for their monthly REALTORS Confidence Index. For[...]

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