Three Colorado Cities Named Top Boomtowns

Three Colorado Cities Named Top Boomtowns

Longmont is the No. 1 “boomtown” in the nation, bolstered by strong population, housing and job growth, according to a study of 500 U.S. cities by SmartAsset.com. Longmont led the pack of three Colorado cities in the study’s top 10. Greeley and Denver, ranked Nos. 5 and 7 respectively, round out the list.

Statistics and trends from Chief Economist Dr. Lawrence Yun, National Association of Realtors®

Statistics and trends from Chief Economist Dr. Lawrence Yun, National Association of Realtors®

Each year, Realtors® attending the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) conference learn about up-to-the-minute real estate trends and analysis to help serve their clients with a high level of knowledge and professionalism. A highlight at this year’s conference in San Francisco was NAR Chief Economist and Senior VP of Research Dr. Lawrence Yun who presents his annual report and predictions for the year ahead.

Americans near 50, not 30, are buying homes, Deutsche Bank says

The vision underpinning the American dream – of fresh-faced young people buying a first home with a white-picket fence – hasn’t held up well. It turns out that the median age of the U.S. home buyer is now 47, compared with 31 in 1981, Deutsche Bank chief economist Torsten Slok wrote in a note.

Colorado, Boulder County economy expected to slow, but still grow in 2020

While economic growth slowed throughout Colorado in 2019, according to the Leeds School of Business’ 55th annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook 2020 released on Monday, the state, and Boulder County, in particular, are expected to continue to outperform much of the rest of the country.

WK Real Estate welcomes Kate Kelley

Originally from western Massachusetts, Kate Kelley moved to Colorado in 2012 in search of adventure and new opportunities. After falling in love with the Front Range, she decided to make it permanent by getting her real estate license and buying her first home.

How the Fed’s interest rate decisions affect mortgage rates

The Fed lowered rates by a quarter of a percentage point Wednesday, for the third time this year, in an 8-2 vote. Citing “global developments for the economic outlook as well as muted inflation pressures” in a statement released by the Federal Reserve, policymakers dropped the target range for the federal funds rate to 1-{ to 1-} percent.

Why hospitals are getting into the housing business

Why hospitals are getting into the housing business

Legally and morally, hospitals cannot discharge patients if they have no safe place to go. To address the problem, hospitals from Baltimore to Denver to Sacramento, Calif., are exploring ways to help patients find a home.