The Denver real estate market is one of the fastest-moving in recent memory. With record-low inventory in many market segments, we’re seeing multiple offers—and sometimes even bidding wars—for homes in the most sought-after Denver neighborhoods. This has led some sellers to question the need for a real estate agent. After all, why spend money on a Denver listing agent when it seems that you can stick a For Sale sign in the yard then watch a line form around the block? 

Some buyers may also believe they’d be better off purchasing a property without an agent. For those seeking a competitive edge, proceeding without a buyer’s agent may seem like a good way to stand out from the competition—and maybe even score a discount. Since the seller pays the buyer…

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Red Rocks shows are back baby! It's hard to contain our excitement, a year without Red Rocks shows is a year too many. For Denver locals, attending Red Rocks shows is a "right of passage" with many of us waxing poetic about the amazing shows we have been to in the past. It's a local Coloradan "notch in the belt" if you will - and everyone we talk to is beyond excited to get back for shows. There are some changes this year to make it safe for everyone to attend a show, most notable is a reduced capacity of 2,500 (normal capacity is 9,525). Short of fewer tickets being available, it will be a different and dare I say unique experience to be there with 74% fewer people. For one, you won't need to get there as early to find a good seat. Masks will be required…

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There are several benefits to being a homeowner, but none greater than building real wealth. The median net worth of homeowners is 80x more than home renters (according to new data from the US Census Bureau). That same report revealed that the biggest contributors to wealth are two main assets: home equity and retirement accounts - which represent nearly 64% of households' net worth.

7 reasons to buy a home

7 Benefits of Home Ownership

  1. Tax benefits. The U.S. Tax Code lets you deduct the interest you pay on your mortgage, your property taxes, and some of the costs involved in buying a home.

  2. Appreciation. Historically, real estate has had a long-term, stable growth in value. In fact, median single-family existing-home sale prices have increased on average 5.2…

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We’ve all spent a lot more time at home over the past year. And for many of us, our homes have become our office, our classroom, our gym—and most importantly, our safe haven during times of uncertainty. So it’s no surprise to see that design trends for 2021 revolve around soothing color palettes, cozy character, and quiet retreats.

Even if you don’t have immediate plans to buy or sell your home, we advise our clients to be mindful of modern design preferences when planning a remodel or even redecorating. Over-personalized or unpopular renovations could lower your property’s value. And selecting out-of-style fixtures and finishes could cause your home to feel dated quickly.

To help inspire your design projects this year, we’ve rounded up five of the…

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I drive by the new Meow Wolf Denver site almost every day on my way home, and it's been fun watching the exterior come together. What I haven't been able to see is what they are doing on the inside - which has been a closely guarded secret until just recently.

Located just outside of Downtown, Meow Wolf Denver will be 90,000 sq. ft - making it the biggest Meow Wolf installation yet!  110 local artists, alongside partner artists, and artists from the Meow Wolf team are working to create a one-of-a-kind immersive art experience. There will also be a locally sourced cafe, massive retail space, and a 450-person music venue developed along with Moment Factory (an experiential marketing company headquartered in Montreal).

So, when is Meow Wolf Denver…

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We hear this question almost daily, is the Denver real estate market going to crash? Is the Denver real estate market a bubble? In short, the answer is an emphatical no. The reason is that this market was built completely differently than the market that crashed in 2008. Interest rates are low, borrowers are truly qualified and have made significant down payments on their homes, and inventory is still incredibly thin. While many areas of the economy have contracted, the housing market has stayed remarkably strong. 

When COVID-related shutdowns began in March, real estate brokers and clients scrambled to respond to the shift. Record-low interest rates caused some lenders to call a halt to new underwriting, and homeowners debated whether or not to put…

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Whether you're a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned homeowner, shopping for a new home can feel daunting. 56% of buyers said that "finding the right property" was the most challenging step in the home buying process. It doesn't help in this current market when often home sellers are only allowing 15 minute showing windows, and offers need to be submitted without a chance to see the home twice. The bottom line, the stakes are higher than they have ever been.

Buying a home is a significant commitment of both time and money. And a home purchase has the power to improve both your current quality of life (and your long-term wealth-building). Doing your homework before you start home shopping, and make sure to work with a top-rated Denver real estate…

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If you need help navigating this market, call us at (303) 532-4742. Buyer fatigue is real at the moment, with lots of buyers giving up on their search. Sellers are getting bad advice, listing with no plan or execution. When you work with us, you are working with the very best Denver real estate agents.

April 2021 Update: 

It's easy to have a scarcity mindset when we look at the active listing numbers for the first part of 2021. March inventory is down 71% year-over-year, which is scary given that the busiest part of our real estate season is right around the corner. But here's the critical number: 5,513 new listings hit the market in March. That's down year-over-year, but it's good news given the historically low inventory in 2021. So, why are we…

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