November Housing Report: Do You Know Where the Market is Headed as We Round out 2014?

November Housing Report: New Listings were up 3.1 percent for single family homes and 41.3 percent for townhouse-condo properties. Pending sales clocked in at 244 for single family homes and 59 for townhouse-condo properties. The Median Sales Price was up 11.3 percent to $283,800 for single family homes and 30.7 percent to $207,750 for townhouse-condo properties. Months’ Supply of Inventory stood at 2.2 for single family units and 1.1 months for townhouse-condo units. Read on for more data, graphs and commentary

Annual Award Winners for 2014

On Wednesday November 19th we celebrated our Annual Awards Ceremony at the Hilton in Fort Collins. The group of Professionals that makes up the Northern Colorado Real Estate Market is quite an amazing group of people. We are honored to share this evening with these individuals time and time again. Here's to 2014!

Board of Realtors Honors Mayor and Social Sustainability Department for Addressing Housing

The Fort Collins Board of Realtors on Wednesday recognized the City of Fort Collins Social Sustainability department and Mayor Karen Weitkunat with “Housing Heroes” Awards for their efforts to address housing affordability.

This is the first award for the relatively new Social Sustainability department. While this is Mayor Weitkunat’s first Housing Hero award, she was recognized previously by the Board of Realtors in 2007 with a Distinguished Service Award.

“We really appreciate what the city has done and continues to do in the realm of making housing a top priority for our city,” said Paul Hunter, the 2015 Chair of the Board of Realtors.

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December 10th donation deadline: NOCO YPN Adopt A Family: 12 Families of Christmas

FCBR's Young Professionals Network is again teaming up with the Fort Collins Housing Authority for their annual Adopt-a-Family campaign! Our goal is to raise $2,500, which will be enough money to purchase gifts for 12 families. Be on the lookout for the 12 Families of Christmas traveling gift box.

Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Tax Relief - House

Urge Congress Extend Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Tax Relief
The income tax exemption on mortgage debt forgiven in a short sale or a workout for principal residences expired at the end of 2013. Without immediate action by Congress, distressed homeowners will have to pay tax on “phantom income” from forgiven debt.