The popularity of short-term rentals is increasing, with 100 million stays per night through Airbnb alone. New entrants are trying to capture a piece of the action, with Expedia and Priceline creating features to compete with Airbnb and VRBO.com. My own experience with short-term rentals began with an Airbnb stay with my wife in SeattleKeep reading →
There is nothing more off-putting than walking into what you hope to be your dream house only to find it smells terrible. That’s something you can’t tell from picturesKeep reading →
People keep asking me, “Is the market softening?” It’s a great question and the answer is, “Yes,” and “No.”Keep reading →
Few things stir the emotions of a person who is hunting for a home than the first impression upon approaching a house, an apartment, or any other dwelling.
If it feels like home…Keep reading →
Well, the housing buying frenzy in Colorado is over.
Or is it?
The inventory of homes is
Have you ever wondered how home prices can continue to soar in Colorado, or wherever you may own a home? The reasons why may surprise you.Keep reading →
Potential changes to the tax code currently being considered by the new administration, could change one huge area of real estate: the 1031 Exchange. What does that mean to the real estate investor? Read moreKeep reading →
I recently took a trip to Wisconsin and was both surprised and shocked to see the price of homes. The surprise was that home prices in the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee and Appleton have gone down recently. The shocking reality, however, was the cost of property taxes. Residents of the Badger State pay more than […]Keep reading →
With the sharp decline in housing inventory for Denver and the Northern Front Range, including Longmont, Colorado, many first-time homebuyers have been priced out of the market. As I’ve walked the neighborhoods, I’ve heard several explanations offered about the current market conditions, from interest rates to a net increase in population.Keep reading →