February 2010

Found 4 blog entries for February 2010.

Today we live in a world focused on the concept of time. Time as it relates to the speed with which things can be accomplished. How quickly Domino’s can deliver a pizza. How rapidly a personal computer can process and display information. How quickly we return a person’s phone call, e-mail or text message. Often, though, if things don’t occur quite fast enough we have a tendency to grow impatient. 

         The reality is that not everything has the ability or opportunity to happen swiftly like it can in some of the rare, highly sought-after neighborhoods.  Real estate is one of those elements that take time to right themselves and to gain momentum.  Home buyer’s attitudes need to become more positive; seller’s need to continue to be motivated; and

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The Baby Boom Effect In Real Estate 

According to a study by Elliot F. Eisenberg "Among the nearly 2.4 million households that bought a home for the first time, the average age of the householder was 33 years old." Now real estate in Boulder, Colorado seems to be no different. But this is a very interesting stat to look at when we lay it up against the birth rate in United States:

1945

2,858,000

20.4

1950

3,632,000

24.1

19523

3,913,000

25.1

19533

3,965,000

25.1

19543

4,078,000

25.3

1955

4,104,000

25.0

19563

4,218,000

25.2

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Colorado Home Sales Stats

2010 New Listings %Diff Prev Year Sales %Diff Prev Year Avg Price Med Price Dollar Vol of Sale %Diff Prev Year
January 1640 5.2 515 - 6.4 275,481 215,000 141,872,968 - 2.8
February 143 - 91.1 14 - 97.8 433,143 270,000 6,064,012 - 96.3
TOTAL 1783 - 90.9 529 - 95.3 279,654 217,500 147,936,980 - 95.1

2009 New Listings %Diff Prev Year Sales %Diff Prev Year Avg Price Med Price Dollar Vol of Sale %Diff Prev Year
January 1559 - 19.6 550 - 15.9 265,352 208,500 145,943,907 - 21.3
February 1609 - 20.1 631 - 18.5 259,044 208,000 163,456,943 - 26.9
March 1961 - 14.0 805 - 24.6 256,427 214,000 206,423,763 - 36.2
April 1785 - 25.0 866 - 23.6 266,045 218,000

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Denver Among Top US Cities for 2009 Home-Value Gain: Metro Denver had the third-largest gain in home values among cities nationwide in 2009 through November, with a $10.7 billion increase, according to Zillow Real Estate Market Reports. read more here

Juju: Colorado, Denver Among Nation's Best Places to Find a Job: Denver is America's eighth-best city for job seekers, and Colorado ranks No. 8 among the states, according to job search engine Juju.com.     read more here  

Jabs brings back American Furniture Warehouse to Grand Junction: American Furniture Warehouse is returning to Grand Junction. The Evergreen-based furniture store plans to open its 13th Colorado location on 20 acres. The store closed on the last two parcels of four parcels on the

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