Boulder Ranks as the Happiest City in America

Boulder Ranks as the Happiest City in America

  BOULDER – If you live in Boulder and laugh a lot, pat yourself on the back. You – and 100,000 of your neighbors – put Boulder on the happiness chart. Fact is, Boulder is the happiest city in America, based on the Gallup-Sharecare Well Being Index. Using their...

Why your mortgage is getting more expensive

World events are conspiring to make it more expensive for you to borrow money to buy a house. Mortgage rates have increased for five consecutive weeks, according to Bankrate data, bringing interest on a 30-year fixed rate loan to 4.44 percent, the highest level in 11...
Mortgage rates on the rise

Mortgage rates on the rise

LOVELAND – Mortgage rate increases have been predicted to rise for some time now, and we’ve finally seen a notable change. According to Realtor.com, rates are currently the highest they have been in four years! What does this mean for home buyers? Reduced buying power...
Federal Reserve Prime Rate Prediction

Federal Reserve Prime Rate Prediction

BOULDER – The financial forecast is one with rising temperatures: the Federal Reserve is predicted to raise the Prime Rate as many as three times this year. This is important because home equity lines are directly tied to the prime rate. When the rate goes up, the...
Top five reasons to sell your home early in 2018

Top five reasons to sell your home early in 2018

  BOULDER ‑ If you’re planning to sell your home this year, timing can make a big difference in your home’s final selling price. Even though statistics show Boulder County’s real estate market remains among the hottest in the country, Realtor.com reports that your...