About the areaFriday Fun FactsInvestmentReal Estate October 30, 2020

Brand New Market Report

The latest quarterly report from our Chief Economist Matthew Gardner is now available. Here is a quote from the report with his take on the Front Range economy:

What a difference a quarter makes! Following the massive job losses Colorado experienced starting in February—the state shed over 342,000 positions between February and April—the turnaround has been palpable.

Through August, Colorado has recovered 178,000 of the jobs lost due to COVID-19, adding 107,500 jobs over the past three months, an increase of 4.2%.

All regions saw a significant number of jobs returning. The most prominent was in the Denver metropolitan service area (MSA), where 78,800 jobs returned in the quarter.

Although employment in all markets is recovering, there is still a way to go to get back to pre-pandemic employment levels.

The recovery in jobs has naturally led the unemployment rate to drop: the state is now at a respectable 6.7%, down from a peak of 12.2%.

Regionally, all areas continue to see their unemployment rates contract. I would note that the Fort Collins and Boulder MSA unemployment rates are now below 6%.

Cases of COVID-19 continue to rise, which is troubling, but rising rates have only slowed—not stopped—the economic recovery. Moreover, it has had no noticeable impact on the state’s housing market.

To receive a complimentary copy of the latest Gardner Report, simply reach out to us and we will send it to you right away.

Friday Fun FactsHomes for SaleInvestmentReal EstateSeller Tips April 24, 2020

Why No Crash

This week we hosted our clients and friends for a special online event with our Chief Economist Matthew Gardner.

Matthew talked about a variety of topics that are on people’s mind right now including home values.

Matthew sees no evidence that home values will crash and actually sees signs that they may rise this year nationally.

Here’s why he says this:
• Mortgage rates will remain under 3.5% for the rest of the year so there won’t be any interest-rate pressure on prices
• Inventory, which was already at record-lows, will drop even further keeping the supply levels far below normal
• New home construction will continue to be under-supplied and will be nothing like the over-supplied glut of inventory that we saw in 2008
• The vast majority of employees being laid off and furloughed are renters
• Home owners have a tremendous amount of equity in their homes right now compared to 2008 which will prevent an influx of short sales and foreclosures

If you would like to receive a recording of the webinar we would be happy to send it to you. Feel free to reach out and ask for the link.

About the areaBuyer TipsFriday Fun FactsHomes for SaleInvestmentReal EstateSeller Tips April 17, 2020

Special Event

On Wednesday April 22nd you are invited to a special online event with Windermere’s Chief Economist Matthew Gardner.

He will be giving his insights into the U.S. economy and what that means for real estate along the Front Range of Colorado.

You will hear the answers to the biggest questions we are hearing from clients now like “do you think housing prices will crash?”

This event is exclusively for clients and friends of Windermere Real Estate. To receive the registration link simply reply to this email or reach out to your Windermere real estate broker.

Many of you have heard Matthew speak at our Market Forecast events we hold each year in January. He is famous for making complex economic dynamics very simple to understand.

You will get useful and valuable information which will give you clarity about where the market is headed and when we can expect the economy to improve.

For example Matthew predicts unemployment to hit 15% by the end of June, but then to improve to 8% by year-end and 6% by this time next year.

Again, if you would like the link just reply to this email or reach out to your Windermere broker.

At Windermere Real Estate we are taking Shelter in Place and Social Distancing very seriously. Our people are working at home, staying connected to their clients, and providing help wherever needed.

Longmont Real EstateVirtual Tours April 25, 2019

Beautiful Two-Story Home in Longmont!

Amazing two story home at 1742 Sunlight Dr with a fully finished walkout basement! Basement features a full kitchen and it’s own washer and dryer. Vaulted ceilings in the master bedroom along with an open feel make this a grand feeling home. Updated kitchen with new appliances which opens in to a living room with a beautiful deck on which to enjoy the outdoors. Beautifully landscaped backyard that backs to a path leading directly to Alpine Elementary! Call for your private showing at (970) 673-7285 for more information or click the link below for more details.

http://paulhunterrealestate.com/listing/94622657

Virtual ToursWindsor Real Estate March 25, 2019

Beautiful Ranch Style Home in Windsor!

Move in ready ranch style home at 5644 Bexley Drive in Windsor with a beautiful completed backyard that’s better than new! Open floor plan with the kitchen and living room perfect for entertaining friends. Private master retreat to relax after a long day. Finished basement is a great space for the family room and additional bedrooms! Call for your private showing at (970) 673-7285 for more information or click the link below for more details.

http://windermerenoco.com/listing/92985957

Loveland Real EstatePremier PropertyVirtual Tours March 20, 2019

Luxurious Home with Mountain & Lake Views in Loveland!

Come see 2664 Bluestem Willow Dr  with hand troweled walls throughout, upgraded cabinets with soft close features in the entire home, gourmet kitchen with double oven and gas range. Huge kitchen island for prep and entertaining. Upgraded stone counters in addition to granite. Walkout basement finished with another suite with attached bath, and large family room with fireplace and wet bar. High ceilings, deck off of living room. Next to pool and trails. Recent appraisal for $750k! Call for your private showing at (970) 673-7285 for more information or click the link below for more details.

http://paulhunterrealestate.com/listing/92801982

Johnstown Real EstateVirtual Tours March 18, 2019

Beautiful Home in West Johnstown!

This beautiful home at 3371 Bayberry Ln comes with has an open floor plan between the kitchen, dining, and living room area perfect for entertaining your friends. Large master retreat is a great place to relax, and has a large walk in closet. Newer flooring throughout. With easy access to all of Northern Colorado, come see this gem today! Call for your private showing at (970) 673-7285 for more information or click the link below for more details.

http://paulhunterrealestate.com/listing/92623462

 

Evans Real EstateHomes for Sale December 3, 2018

Well Maintained Ranch Style Home in Evans!

The bones of this ranch home in Evans at 3834 Belmont Ave is well maintained with only one neighbor with vacant land to the south. Very large kitchen with tile floors, and two living rooms! Great big backyard. Home is close to shopping, with easy access to Highways 85 and 34. Roof will be new before closing. Seller has loved living in this home for a long time, and it’s ready for your vision to make it your own. Come see it today! Call for your private showing at (970) 673-7285 for more information or click the link below for more details.

http://paulhunterrealestate.com/listing/88746714

Fort Collins Real EstateVirtual Tours July 23, 2018

Close to Old Town with a Lush Backyard!

Come see this 3 bedroom 1 bath home at 1612 Maplewood Rd  just minutes to Old Town today! 2 car garage AND carport AND RV parking. Plus a large fenced backyard and hot tub hookups for entertaining. New carpet, updated kitchen, and newer siding make this a fantastic deal. Just outside official city limits and no HOA! Call for your private showing at 970-673-7285 for more information or click the link below for more details.

http://paulhunterrealestate.com/listing/81917083

Fort Collins Real EstateVirtual Tours June 11, 2018

Two Story Town-home with Mountain Views in Fort Collins!

Updated 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom at 2502 Timberwood Dr #82 in southeast Fort Collins town-home! Close to sought after schools, easy access to I-25, restaurants and shopping. Vaulted 2 story ceilings in the living room and an open floor plan. Relax on the back patio that opens to the greenbelt. New flooring, new paint, and stainless appliances. Finished basement creates a second en-suite area! Call for your private showing at 970-673-7285 for more information or click the link below for more details.

http://paulhunterrealestate.com/listing/80205519