Personal Finance

April 29, 2024

Maybe Now is the Time to Buy?

As seen in the example below, buying now versus buying a year later at a 1% lower interest rate does have a slightly higher payment. However, a year from now, it is possible one would have $20,000 in equity versus none if one waits to buy.

Maybe Now is the Time to Buy?

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Feb. 1, 2024

Interest Rate Fluctuations for the Last Three Decades

Interest rates fluctuate, but over the past three decades, they've hovered in the 5-10% range. Below is a graph from 1970 to 2020. 

Interest Rate Fluctuations for the Last Three Decades

Oct. 18, 2018

How to Save for a House Down Payment

For many, it is hard to wrap their head around the thought of a down payment for a home, especially a first time home buyer. One one side, this is a difficult task, while on the other it can be equally rewarding. So, how can you bulk up your savings ...

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Oct. 3, 2018

Denver Housing Market Showed Slowing in September??

Home sales have dropped as buyers go missing. This is having a huge effect on the luxury market. As the home sales in the metro Denver area fell in September. According to the monthly update from Denver Metro Association of Realtors (DMAR) this forced sellers to cut their asking prices ...

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Oct. 2, 2018

Reasons Why We Are Not Heading Toward Another Housing Bubble.

The housing market is something that has kept many people shocked for the past couple years and with housing prices continuing to rise above levels that not many have seen in the past, it has many worries that we could be heading towards another housing bubble. There are many ways ...

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Aug. 7, 2017

Highest Profit Net for Sellers in a Decade

In a recent article published by Realtor Mag, it explains how home sellers in the second quarter of this year, 2017, sold their properties for an average of $51,000 more than they paid for them when they bought them. That being said it is the highest price gain for ...

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May 4, 2017

Luxury Real Estate Market Update May 2017

March 29, 2017

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July 28, 2016

New Home Sales in US Climb to More than 8-year High

According to The Commerce Department, Americans bought new homes in June at the fastest pace in since February 2008. Low mortgage rates and a healthy job market have helped to move residential real estate, which continues to recover from the housing market crash that began in late 2008. Greater demand ...

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Nov. 11, 2015

Denver Homes Starting to Become Affordable to Young Buyers

Buying a home in the Denver metro area can be pretty pricey for millennials according to Aldo Svaldi of the Denver Post. Even though mortgage rates and payments are still at the lower end , the average payment burden to buyers is 34.2% on a median home purchase price of ...

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