Investment News 2017-11-08T23:47:03+00:00

Investment News

Higher Loan Limits Coming

January 8th, 2018|

Good news to share with clients. On Jan. 1, buyers will be able to get much larger mortgages, whether they’re applying for conventional or FHA-backed loans.Each year, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac adjust their limits for conventional, conforming loans based on changes in median home [...]

Downtown areas throughout Larimer Co. are thriving

October 17th, 2017|

by Andy Smith, Adviser, Chrisland Real Estate Cos., Fort Collins The Foundry in downtown Loveland is a $75 million mixed-use project developed by Brinkman in partnership with the city of Loveland. Courtesy the city of Loveland It is no secret that nearly every product type of [...]

Medical group pays $3.3M for Loveland office building

February 26th, 2015|

by Doug Storum LOVELAND — Front Range Medical Holdings LLC has purchased a building in the Foxtrail Office Park in Loveland for $3.3 million, which it will use for doctors’ offices. Denver-based Regis University, which has been leasing space in the building at 1605 [...]

Why Homebuyers Need to Act Now

February 4th, 2015|

Home buyers need to move fast if they want to spend less, notes Jonathan Smoke, chief economist at® in commentary at the site. “Delayed purchases will only result in higher monthly mortgage payments as prices and rates rise,” Smoke writes.® is forecasting [...]

Is 2015 the Year You Decide to Plan?

January 20th, 2015|

By John Wendorff Have you taken time (yet) to review last year? If not, chances are that 2015 will end up looking like 2014 did. So, if you’re satisfied with last year, skip the rest of this article. However, if you ended 2014 with [...]

Evans hopes Junction serves its function

January 17th, 2015|

by Doug Storum EVANS — The city of Evans is leading the redevelopment of a 12-acre parcel of land it recently purchased in hopes of sparking the revitalization of a much larger area along U.S. Highway 85 that is sprinkled with blighted properties. The [...]

Realtor predicts home-price increases for NoCo in 2015

January 16th, 2015|

by Doug Storum FORT COLLINS — Realtor Eric Thompson expects home prices will increase in Northern Colorado in 2015, driven by diminishing supply and increasing demand for homes in what he calls a “healthy Northern Colorado economy.” Thompson, president of Windermere Real Estate’s operation [...]

Weld County buys downtown Greeley building

January 6th, 2015|

by BizWest Staff GREELEY – The Weld County Board of Commissioners on Monday closed on the $5.5 million purchase of the Chase Plaza building in downtown Greeley. The building at 804-822 Seventh St., near the Weld County Courthouse and Justice Center, was purchased through [...]

New Changes May Make Getting a Mortgage Easier

December 22nd, 2014|

By: Angela Colley If you’ve had past credit problems or can’t save up enough to cover a large down payment, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may have just cut you a break when it comes to getting a mortgage. Stricter credit score limits, large [...]

Greeley annexes 68 acres on east side

December 19th, 2014|

by Doug Storum GREELEY — The Greeley City Council voted 6-0 Tuesday night to annex approximately 68 acres of land east of the city in unincorporated Weld County. The property, owned by Michael Bliss of Bliss Produce Co., is on the south side of [...]

Longmont Seeks to Redefine its River Corridor

November 22nd, 2014|

by Joshua Lindenstein Published In Real Estate Today’s News BOULDER – The former Twin Peaks Mall and former Butterball turkey plant gain most of the attention when it comes to redevelopment in Longmont. But part of the city’s vision for revitalizing the south end [...]

Builder Confidence Shows Positive Signs in the Second Quarter

August 12th, 2014|

RISMEDIA, Tuesday, August 12, 2014— Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market for the second quarter is up year over year, according to the recently released National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI). Compared to the second quarter of [...]

Affordable-Housing Project Receives Financing

August 6th, 2014|

By Doug Storum FORT COLLINS – The Redtail Ponds affordable-housing project in Fort Collins is set to move forward after receiving $16.9 million in financing. The financing package was put together by U.S. Bank, the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority and the Fort Collins [...]

Demand Exceeds Supply of Residential Properties

May 29th, 2014|

By Dave Pettigrew The local residential real estate market is all about the inventory of homes for sale – or, better said, the lack of homes for sale. The normal calculation is an average of the last 12 months of home sales divided by [...]

Home listings up slightly from February to March

April 14th, 2014|

By Joshua Lindenstein The area housing market experienced a boost in the number of single-family detached home listings from February to March but is still down significantly from the same month a year ago in most communities as the total number of sales also [...]

New Fort Collins-Denver commuter bus service planned

January 28th, 2014|

By Trevor Hughes Authorities have given the go-ahead to launch commuter bus service between Fort Collins and Denver, with a stop in Loveland. They are also preparing a similar service between Colorado Springs and Denver, and service running along Interstate 70 from Glenwood Springs [...]

Hilton hotels set for former Golden Buff site

January 16th, 2014|

By Joshua Lindenstein BOULDER – Developers have submitted to the city of Boulder amended plans for the former Golden Buff Lodge hotel site to make the project fall in line with the new hotel franchises slated to go there. Those hotels include an Embassy [...]

Developer submits plan for Sutherlands site

January 10th, 2014|

By Joshua Lindenstein BOULDER – Boulder-based real estate development firm ElementProperties LLC and Sopher Architects LLC submitted concept plans with the city of Boulder this week on a proposed redevelopment of the former Sutherlands Lumber Co. site that could cost up to $180 million. [...]

NoCo foreclosure auction sales dropped in October

November 26th, 2013|

By Business Report Staff Foreclosure auction sales declined 80 percent in Weld County and 76 percent in Larimer County during October from the same month last year, the Colorado Division of Housing said Monday. Foreclosure auction sales amounted to 15 in Larimer County in [...]

Mortgage Rates Fall to 4-Month Low

November 18th, 2013|

By: Neal J. Leitereg Key fixed-mortgage rates fell to their lowest levels in four months this week, with further declines predicted in the short term. The federal government’s shutdown and ongoing concerns with the economy’s recovery, particularly the Federal Reserve’s decision to continue its [...]

Mortenson Construction selected for CSU stadium

October 28th, 2013|

FORT COLLINS – CSU has selected Denver-based Mortenson Construction as the lead contractor for its proposed on-campus stadium. Mortenson was one of seven bids made on the project. Those companies who submitted bids were interviewed earlier this month, with their submittals analyzed by a [...]