By: Laura Cowperthwaite On: September 07, 2014 In: Buying, Denver Real Estate, Live/Work, Selling Comments: 0

Buyers

If you’re trying to figure out whether you should rent or buy your next home, try going to a Trulia website that has a great Rent vs. Buy Calculator. All you do is answer six questions and the system advises you on whether it’s better for you to rent or buy a home. It’s a really powerful, super simple calculator that looks at your unique situation and gives you unbiased advice. Check it out.
RENT VS BUY CALCULATOR

Sellers

Denver tops the list of cities where homes are selling extremely fast, with an amazing 27 percent of new listings going under contract in just three days or less. I’m working with lots of users who are looking for homes and our biggest problem is finding inventory. Home prices are up another 9 percent in the past year and because of the lack of supply are expected to continue rising for the foreseeable future. If you’ve considered moving drop me a line and I can tell you what kind of demand there is for your home and what I’d expect to sell it for.

Home sellers on price: The sky is the limit

Forty percent of sellers surveyed by Redfin said they are planning on pricing their homes above market value when they list in the second quarter of this year; that’s up from 33% at the beginning of the year. Redfin polled 1,128 active home sellers across 25 U.S. cities. Confidence is behind it all. Fifty-two percent said they were confident that now is a good time to sell, versus just 37.5% three months ago.
Read article – Yahoo! Finance

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