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August 2023, Equity Is a Game Changer for Homeowners Looking to Sell


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Low inventory continues in Boulder and Denver which continues to offer opportunity for buyers and sellers. This means it’s a great time to sell because houses that are priced right are still seeing multiple offers and selling quickly. If you’re ready to list your house, DM me so you can capitalize on today’s market and find your next dream home.
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Equity is a Game Changer for Homeowners

Looking to Sell

If you’re a homeowner, you might be torn on whether or not to sell your house right now. Maybe that’s because you don’t want to take on a higher mortgage rate on your next home. If that’s your biggest hurdle, understanding your equity may be exactly what you need to help you feel more comfortable making your move.

What Equity Is and How It Works

Equity is the current value of your home minus what you owe on the loan. And recently, that equity has been growing far faster than you may expect.
Over the last few years, home prices rose dramatically, and that gave your equity a big boost very quickly. While the market has started to normalize, there’s still an imbalance between the number of homes available for sale and the number of buyers looking to make a purchase. And it’s because homes are in such high demand that prices are back on the rise today. Rob Barber, CEO of ATTOM, a property data provider, explains:
“Equity levels were high even during the recent downturn, and now they are going back up and better than ever.”

How Equity Benefits You in Today’s Market

With today’s affordability challenges, that equity can be a game changer when you move. Here’s why. Based on data from ATTOM and the Census, nearly two-thirds (68.7%) of homeowners have either paid off their mortgages or have at least 50% equity (see chart below):
To learn what your current equity is, please contact me for an updated market report.

Market Update

Denver Metro and Boulder County Real Estate Statistics

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