I read with some interest a post to Inman News regarding Dual-Agency and the interesting comments attached to the article. It simply amazes me that many of this nations real estate brokers are still embroiled in the often times acrimonious discussion of this out of date concept. Of course, the underlying issue is simple, and [...]
Note comments below Condo Graph Price change analysis is a tool used by the relocation services industry to assist in determining the best time to transfer employees in relation to the best time to buy and sell those employees homes. Different markets have different peak sales times, and as real estate becomes increasingly global, the [...]
The January market shows an increase in sales volume in the middle price ranges, with the very low price range indicating a decline. This is due to a lessening of available inventory of the below $110,000 price range. The over $500,000 price remains sluggish. Almost 60% of the Denver area home sales were between $110,000 [...]
Available resales homes in the Denver area market peaked in June of 2009 at approximately 21, 000 units, well below the 2008 peak of approximately 27,000 units. From the June peak, inventory declined steadily through December, before increasing slightly in January of 2010. Sellers will attempt to take advantage of the tax credit market [...]
The Fed Minutes is a follow-up document, delivered 3 weeks after an official FOMC meeting. It’s a companion piece to the post-meeting press release, detailing the debates and discussions that shaped our central bankers’ policy decisions. The Minutes is a terrific look into the Fed’s collective mind and, yesterday, Wall Street didn’t like what it saw.
While the calculation for the “absorption rate ” (AR) is a bit complicated, the concept is simple: at the present rate of sales, how many weeks (or months) will it take to sell the current inventory if no additional properties are added to the inventory. The calculation is based on data readily available from Metrolist, [...]
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Regulatory Molasses Snares Condo Owners The nice regulators at HUD, helped out by the overreaction of the bureaucrats at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are making it well neigh impossible to sell attached housing in Denver, and the rest of the country as well. Fannie Mae (FNMA) instituted rules in 2009 that require 70% of [...]