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.

What’s going on with new construction in Colorado?

What’s going on with new construction in Colorado?

Last week I had the privilege of listening to a presentation by John Covert, senior director of the west region for Metrostudy. His company consults with hundreds of homebuilders – as well as lenders, developers, investors, suppliers, utilities, school districts, and local governments – across the country who rely Metrostudy’s market intelligence and insights to help them make major decisions in their business as the real estate market changes from year to year.

Boulder-area September home sales consistent

Boulder-area September home sales consistent

The Boulder County real estate market is steady-as-she-goes for September, a far cry from the wild swings in temperature September delivered. September statistics show the area’s home sales are slowing as the official “home buying” season comes to a close, but the change in pace is minimal.

More Coloradans doubling-up at home

More Coloradans doubling-up at home

Doubling-up or sharing a home with friends, roommates or family members isn’t new, but it is on the rise. Colorado’s doubled-up households grew to 25 percent in 2017 compared to 20 percent in 2006, bringing the total to more than the Great Recession of 2007-2009, according to a report by Shift Research Lab.

Boulder area home sales hold steady

Boulder area home sales hold steady

Boulder area markets continue an overarching trend of stability, even while presenting a “mixed bag” of sales that are slightly slowing, inventory hardly changing, and prices moderating.

Realtor for Life: What are the choices in senior housing?

Realtor for Life: What are the choices in senior housing?

Across the nation, baby boomers are aging and the demand for various levels of senior housing is high. Senior housing can be a major component in a family’s decision to move to a new location or stay in the same location. The supply and pricing of available senior housing can have a significant effect on when and where families move today.

RE/MAX of Boulder welcomes Barb Passalacqua

RE/MAX of Boulder welcomes Barb Passalacqua

Realtor Barb Passalacqua has been a real estate agent since 2014, but her history with the profession began much earlier. Her father was a real estate developer and real estate is in her blood. During the summers when she was in college, Barb worked for her father showing model homes to his clients.

Coming home to a tiny home

Coming home to a tiny home

The tiny home craze is sweeping the nation and is becoming a lifestyle movement that promotes “tiny living,” that is, downsizing to a smaller financial and environmental footprint – or living with less, but with more freedom, time, and simplicity.

Colorado economic outlook remains strong

Colorado economic outlook remains strong

Maintaining a multi-year growth period, Colorado’s 2019 economic outlook remains cautiously positive, according to Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum committee chairpersons.

ERA Tradewind welcomes Michelle Morocco

LONGMONT – ERA Tradewind Real Estate welcomes Michelle Morocco to its team. Michelle has 14 years of full-time real estate experience; the addition strengthens ERA Tradewind’s ability to serve the diverse market and offer high quality housing services the community...
Boulder tops U.S. housing market for growth and stability

Boulder tops U.S. housing market for growth and stability

Colorado dominates this year’s home value growth and stability rankings with three Colorado metros in the top ten – Boulder, No. 1; Fort Collins, No. 4; and Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, No. 8. Metro areas in Texas, California, North Dakota and Wyoming round out the top ten.