May 16, 2012
Scenic 35 min. from N.College, this mountain-view, ranch home sits on 35A of pristine forested land. 3 redwood decks beckon you to grab your favorite drink & laugh at the antics of all the wild critters. Unique rock outcroppings abound. Out-bldgs incl. shed w/dog run & 30X40 Cleary bld. On the main level the Quadra-fire wood burning stove keeps all the rooms warm & cozy, the elec bb heating w/individual rm thermostats does the rest. Pine cabinets, windows and trim enhance the mountain feel.
Open floor plan on both flrs-perfect for entertaining-surrounded by windows w/panoramic views of the foothills and Rocky Mountains. The main lvl master suite has a sun room & bath with jetted tub. The lower level boasts its own family/rec. room area w/hospitality bar, wood burning stove, full bath, 2 bedrooms, & a porch shaded by the deck. 2 large storage rooms, 1 inside & 1 outside, are the perfect hiding place for holiday decorations, sporting items, & other valuables you can’t part with.
3188 sqft, 3 beds, 3 baths built in 1994, 35 acres
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There are currently 75 active homes in the Windsor market in the $150,000 to $250,000 price range. There is an average days on market of 89 and an average price of $219,900.
Sold homes since the first of the year total 50. With an average days on market of 103 and an average sale price of $209,950.
The market in this price range in Windsor looks to be stable with similar numbers for both active and sold homes.
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April 18, 2012
There are currently 20 foreclosure or HUD homes for sale in Fort Collins. Pricing ranges from $89,000 to $1,500,000. Of those active there are only 8 under contract.
Sales of foreclosure and HUD properties since the begining of the year total 31.
Our team has seen a slight uptick in the number of foreclosure homes come onto the market in the last 6 months, but this is no where near the numbers that have been talked about through out the lending industry. Many lending insiders believe there is a lack of demand/buyers for these properties, as we can see from the numbers there are buyers for these homes. I think the more likey issue is litigation involving these very lenders and this is why properties aren’t being marketed. We will have to wait and see if this market opens back up and gives access to aggressivly priced properties for waiting buyers.
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April 16, 2012
The market for homes in the $250,000 to $350,000 range is about the same with 269 homes currently active or active /backup in the Fort Collins area. If you exclude homes that are under contract there are only 165 homes available.
In all the average days on market is 96 with an average price of $301,075.
Sold homes in this same price range with in the last 6 months total 207, slightly lower than the number of active homes. The average days on market for these solds was 118 with an average sale price of $309,867. It looks like the market in this price range is fairly stable with similar stats for both active and sold homes.
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April 12, 2012
There are currently 182 single family homes for sale in Fort Collins between $150,000 and $225,000. Of those 113 are currently under contract!
Within the same price range there have been 155 sales since January 1, 2012. The average days on market for these solds was 119. With an average sale price of $198,000.
Homes in this area under $225,000 are selling and selling strong! There are qualified buyers and the spring is a great time to list!
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March 30, 2012
1401 E Douglas rd, Fort Collins CO, $335,000
Surprisingly close to the city, Country feel, room for horses, 40’x70′ metal bldg has concrete floor, large doors, 220v power. Ideal shop, RV storage. Trees, fenced area for pets, playhouse. Plenty of room with 4 bedrooms & 3 baths; open spacious feel. Garage converted to rec room heated by a wood stove. 2.66 acres
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March 26, 2012
2908 Hearthstone Dr • Fort Collins, 80528
Located in one of the most desirable south Fort Collins neighborhoods, this 5 bedroom, 5 bath home is a French Provincial Classic. It’s finished in the finest materials from the hand-hewn Douglas fir beams, the reclaimed antiqued oak flooring to the heirloom finishes & the quarried stone fireplace hearth & mantel. The soaring space is highlighted by the fusion of fine and faux art, all adding warmth & visual excitement to a breathtaking custom interior. The home sits on a double lot which can be separated. Lot 5 can be sold off.
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March 6, 2012
So there seems to be a new trend for both the part time and the professional investors, bulk buying. Some investors seem to think we hit bottom in property values. And with this there are some very good deals to be had. But these investors are picking up properties by the handfull. Some are putting together investment groups to pool resources and buy 15-20 single family homes in one sitting.
There are some very good reasons for this. One is the age old buy low sell high. Some investors are betting the home market can only go up from here. Another is return, if you can buy a property for pennies on the dollar in an area that is high in foreclosures with a strong rental market, rental properties can cash flow with a fairly low investment. And if you can get 10-15% return in rent that sure beats 1-3% in most other investment stratagies. And if you have the capitol to buy 10-15 properties its like having an apartment complex, its all numbers. If you have 15 units and 75% vacancy you can probably still cover your expenses. If you have one property and anything less than 100% rented your in the wind for 100% of the expenses.
Is there a down side? Sure like any investment there is a risk of loosing your money, collateral or both. What if that market dips again, what if rates stay low and buyers move back to purchasing homes…There are a number of possibilities.
This may not affect the Northern Colorado region as much since we havent seen the ups and down in the market like places like Florida, California, Michigan and Arizona. But it is out there and sellers should be aware of it.
March 1, 2012
813 Main St, Windsor
1 car garage
MUST SEE HISTORIC PROPERTY, HEART of Windsor. 19th century 1 story, wood floors throughout. This home is a fixer-upper with 10 ft ceilings and a wide open feel.
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February 29, 2012
530 Country Club Rd, 2496sqft, 4 bed 3 bath $275,000!!!
Wonderful opportunity to own .92 in town. NO HOA. Beautiful hardwood floors on the main level. Newer renovations include, walk in closet, jetted tub in the master. Walk out basement with retro bar with adjacent carport makes this a great place to entertain rain or shine. Walk in pantry in the kitchen. Private deck off the main floor master. Bedroom in basement can also be used as an office/study
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