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Highlights:

  • Monthly Q&A with Lane Hornung.
  • This month’s topic: Geography of Real Estate.
  • Despite national headlines, all real estate is local

 

Lane Hornung: All real estate is local, despite national headlines painting it as one market.

Lane Hornung: All real estate is local, despite national headlines painting it as one market.

By John Rebchook

All real estate is local.

You probably have heard that saying.

Yet, since the Great Recession has ended, you couldn’t be blamed if you read national real estate reports and concluded that there is one real estate market, whether you live in California, Connecticut, Colorado or anywhere else in the U.S. Continue reading Lane: All real estate is local

Real Hustle, a TED-style conference coming to Denver

Highlights:

  • Real Hustle conference planned.
  • Real Hustle is a TED-style presentation.
  • Registration link for Real Hustle at the bottom of this blog.

 

Real Hustle, a TED-style conference, hits the stage in Denver on Monday.

Real Hustle, a TED-style conference, hits the stage in Denver on Monday.

By John Rebchook

Real Hustle.

It’s not a re-branding of the disco dance moves from the ‘70s.

Real Hustle is a TED-style real estate conference coming to Denver on Monday. Continue reading Real Hustle, a TED-style conference coming to Denver

Bell pays $250 million in biggest apartment sale in state

Highlights:

  • Bell Partners pays about $250 million for apartment community.
  • Bell Partners buys Horizons at Rock Creek in Superior.
  • Biggest apartment sale ever brokered by ARA Newmark.

By John Rebchook

Bell Partners paid about $250 million for the Horizons at Rock Creek in Superior, the most ever paid for an apartment community in Colorado.

Bell Partners paid about $250 million for the Horizons at Rock Creek in Superior, the most ever paid for an apartment community in Colorado.

Bell Partners, based in North Carolina, paid about $250 million for the Horizons at Rock Creek apartment community in Superior.

The purchase by Bell Partners marks the most ever paid for an apartment community in Colorado. Continue reading Bell pays $250 million in biggest apartment sale in state

Homebuilding: $5 billion impact

Highlights:

  • Homebuidlng economic report released.
  • Report finds homebuilding a $5 billion-plus industry.
  • Report suggests ways to address affordable housing shortage

By John Rebchook

Economist Elliott Eisenberg prepared a 78-report that details the $5 billion home building industry in Colorado.

Economist Elliott Eisenberg prepared a 78-report that details the $5 billion home building industry in Colorado.

Homebuilding had a $5.15 billion economic impact on Colorado’s economy, according to a report by a prominent economist.

Housing construction activity, including new single-family homes and apartments, also created more than 81,000 jobs in 2013, according to the report released on Monday.

“The benefits of new residential construction and the impacts of residential rehabilitation activity are significant,” according to Elliott Eisenberg, the former senior economists with the National Association of Home Builders. Continue reading Homebuilding: $5 billion force

Denver home supply lowest in U.S.

Highlights:

  • RE/MAX releases national housing report for March.
  • Report finds Denver housing supply lowest in the nation.
  • Denver only has a 3.5-week of unsold homes on the market.

By John Rebchook

A snapshot of home inventory levels in the Denver area. In March, Denver only had a 3.5-week supply of unsold homes. Source: RE/MAX.

A snapshot of home inventory levels in the Denver area. In March, Denver only had a 3.5-week supply of unsold homes. Source: RE/MAX.

The Denver area has the tightest housing market in the country, according to a report released on Monday by RE/MAX.

Denver only had about a 0.8-month supply of homes on the market in March, according to the RE/MAX report that looked at 53 metropolitan statistical areas across the country. Continue reading Denver home supply lowest in U.S.

DMAR endorses Denver candidates

Highlights:

  • DMAR endorses Mayor Hancock and City Council candidates.
  • DMAR endorses all of the incumbents.
  • DMAR endorsed Susan Shepherd, while the Denver Post endorsed Rafael Espinoza.

 

Mayor Hancock unveiled JumpStart 2015

Mayor Hancock was one of the candidates endorsed by DMAR.

DMAR endorsed Chris Nevitt for auditor.

DMAR endorsed Chris Nevitt for auditor.

By John Rebchook

Incumbent Susan Shepherd said her broad-based contributions reflect support of her vision for a walkable and sustainable NW Denver.

DMAR endorsed incumbent Susan Shepherd in District 1.

The Denver Metro Association of Realtors has endorsed Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, all of the incumbent Denver city council members seeking re-election, as well as several candidates in contested races that the Realtor group believes shares its values on such things as the need for construction defect reform and smart, sustainable development. Continue reading Hancock, incumbents endorsed by DMAR

Shepherd allegations: reporting or bullying?

Highlights:

  • North Denver News article says Councilwoman Shepherd may own an investment home.
  • The article also question her husband’s company’s ties to developers.
  • Shepherd calls article “bullying” and “slander.”

 

By John Rebchook

Councilwoman Susan Shepherd finds herself in the crosshairs of an article in the North Denver News.

Councilwoman Susan Shepherd finds herself in the crosshairs of an article in the North Denver News.

Development, already a hot button issue in northwest Denver, has become an even more heated topic in the wake of a published report that has stirred controversy, as the City Council election approaches.

The article, published recently in the North Denver News, implied incumbent City Councilwoman Susan Shepherd owns an investment property in Lakewood and her husband’s consulting business may have influenced how she has voted on development issues in Denver’s District 1, which she represents. Continue reading Shepherd article: reporting or bullying?

Coldwell: Luxury home rally

Highlights:

  • Coldwell Banker releases luxury home report.
  • Report finds that sales up 29%.
  • Denver boasted the most high-end home sales.

By John Rebchook

This luxury home in Cherry Hills Village sold in March for $4.1 million.

This luxury home in Cherry Hills Village sold in March for $4.1 million.

It’s a luxury home rally. Continue reading Coldwell: Luxury home rally

CAR: Record home prices, shortage continues in March

Highlights:

  • CAR, or Colorado Association of Realtors, releases March report.
  • Home prices soar to a record in March.
  • The average sales price of a single-famliy home in March was almost $394,000.

 

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CAR released a detailed March report on Thursday.

CAR released a detailed March report on Thursday.

By John Rebchook

The average price of a Denver-area, single-family sold in March continued its record climb, approaching $400,000, according to an in-depth report released on Thursday.

The average price of a single-family home sold last month was $393,695, a 14.8 percent increases from $343,049 in March 2014, according to the report by the Colorado Association of Realtors. Continue reading CAR: Record home prices, shortage continues in March

Koelbel, Thorn team up for 3rd TOD

Highlights:

  • Ground broken on TOD project.
  • Mile High Development and Koelbel and Co. are the developer.
  • Garden Court Yale Station opens in March.
Garden Court at Yale Station is a jv of Mile High Development and Koelbel and Co.

Garden Court at Yale Station is a jv of Mile High Development and Koelbel and Co.

By John Rebchook

Two veteran Denver developers, George Thorn and Buz Koelbel, on Thursday held a groundbreaking ceremony for their second Transit-Oriented affordable housing project near the Yale light rail station.

Mile High Development LLC, headed by Thorn, and Koelbel and Co., are developing the four-story, 66-unit Garden Court Yale Station near the intersection of Interstate 25 and Yale Avenue. Continue reading Garden Court: Thorn and Koelbel’s latest TOD