Seller Tips

Oct. 20, 2023

Denver Market Stats for September 2023


The stats are out for the month of September, and the numbers reflect a dip in sales for the month.   The inventory increased from last month, but remained 24% below last year.

 

This data is courtesy of Joan Cox - House to Home, Inc.

 

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Oct. 5, 2023

Thinking of Selling Your Home this Fall in Denver?

If you have thought about selling your home this year, you still have time to do so!

 

Typically, the market picks up again after Labor Day, although slower than the Spring market.    This year it is a bit slower than past years with the higher interest rates ...

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Aug. 15, 2023

Pricing Your Listing is Critical Right Now

This year has been tough for buyers, with the interest rates hovering around 7%.    Every time the rates increase, buyers lose some buying power, so many are sitting tight and waiting until the rates come back down.  

Since there are fewer buyers out right now, we are seeing ...

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June 20, 2023

Will My Appliances Kill the Deal?

 

Q & A - Do all of my kitchen appliances have to be the same brand?   I know they should all be the same exterior - whether it is stainless steel, black or white.    I need to replace my dishwasher as it does a very poor job of ...

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May 5, 2023

Property Tax Assessments

Denver has seen a huge increase in home values, which eventually equates into a property tax hike!  

The property tax assessments have been mailed in all the counties around the Denver metro area, and some homeowners are thinking their home value is a bit high.    The current assessment ...

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Feb. 26, 2023

Spring is Around the Corner - Are you Ready to Sell?

Spring is around the corner, and this time of year gets very busy with buyers and sellers.    Is this the year you want to list your home and upgrade, or downsize, or move out of state?

 

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Feb. 23, 2023

Denver Sales are Down over Last Year, Home Values Increasing Slowly

The stats are out for the month of January, and the numbers reflect the seasonal slowdown this time of year, along with interest rates bouncing around.   The inventory declined 13% from last month, but increased 80% over last year.  The inventory has not moved much since the beginning ...

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Feb. 18, 2023

What Items Should I Repair Before Listing?

 


 

Should I paint and replace the carpet or sell the home like it is?     Many Sellers ask these questions, and always recommend getting this done prior to listing.   These two items make such an impression when buyers walk in the door.     It gives the ...

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Feb. 16, 2023

Is this Market Leaving you with Cold Feet?

The interest rates are bouncing around a bit and are higher than they were last year.    Is this stopping you from a purchase?     A couple of my buyers recently did a buy-down through the lender, with Seller concessions, and got a lower interest rate, and a lower house ...

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Feb. 15, 2023

What does the 2023 Real Estate Market Look Like?

In March 2022, the Federal Reserve began a series of interest rate hikes in an effort to pump the brakes on inflation. And while some market sectors have been slow to respond, the housing market has reacted accordingly.   In Denver, we saw a shift almost immediately.

Both demand and ...

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