Coldwell Banker Durango Area Real Estate Blog

Thinking of Selling? You Want an Agent with These Skills

By KCM Team
Posted by Alysa King on May 28, 2024 in  uncategorized
  Selling your house is a big decision. Your home is one of the biggest investments you’ve probably ever made, and it’s a place where you’ve created countless memories. That combo means there’s going to be a lot of emotions involved. You want someone who understands your perspective, knows what it feels like, and is an expert at helping homeowners just like you navigate the process of selling a home. That’s where a good listing agent, also known as ... read more
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How Buying or Selling a Home Benefits Your Community

By KCM Team
Posted by Alysa King on May 20, 2024 in  uncategorized
  If you're thinking of buying or selling a house, it's important to know it doesn't just impact you—it helps out the local economy and your community, too. Every year, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) puts out a report that breaks down the financial impact that comes from people buying and selling homes (see visual below):   When a house is sold, it really boosts the local economy. That’s because of all the people nee... read more
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Tips for Younger Homebuyers: How To Make Your Dream a Reality

By KCM Team
Posted by Alysa King on May 14, 2024 in  uncategorized
  If you’re a member of a younger generation, like Gen Z, you may be asking the question: will I ever be able to buy a home? And chances are, you’re worried that’s not going to be in the cards with inflation, rising home prices, mortgage rates, and more seemingly stacked against you. While there’s no arguing this housing market is challenging for first-time homebuyers, it is still achievable, especially if you have professionals on your side. Here are so... read more
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Now’s a Great Time To Sell Your House

By KCM Team
Posted by Alysa King on April 29, 2024 in  uncategorized
  Thinking about selling your house? If you are, you might be weighing factors like today’s mortgage rates and your own changing needs to figure out your next move. Here’s something else to consider. According to the latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) from Fannie Mae, the percent of respondents who say it’s a good time to sell is on the rise (see graph below):   Why Are Sellers Feeling so Optimistic? One reason why is... read more
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What You Really Need To Know About Home Prices

By KCM Team
Posted by Alysa King on April 23, 2024 in  uncategorized
  According to recent data from Fannie Mae, almost 1 in 4 people still think home prices are going to come down. If you’re one of the people worried about that, here’s what you need to know. A lot of that fear is probably coming from what you’re hearing in the media or reading online. But here’s the thing to remember. Negative news sells. That means, you may not be getting the full picture. You may only be getting the clickbait version. As Jay Thompson, a Real Estate In... read more
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