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A new housing boom

By Chris Isidore @CNNMoney October 12, 2012   NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The long-battered housing market is finally starting to get back on its feet. But some experts believe it…

Pagosa Springs Real Estate Inventory Low!

My Take on the Local Pagosa Springs Real Estate Market October 15, 2012 Currently the Pagosa Springs Real Estate Inventory is relative low compared with previous years. Currently we have…

About the 3.8% Sales Tax Rumor

  Updated July 2012 There is a 3.8 percent tax in the healthcare reform bill; however much of the information circulating on the Internet is grossly inaccurate – the tax…

Downtown Pagosa Springs Still On Lock Out

Downtown Pagosa Springs Still On Lock Out

As of Wednesday morning, the standoff between law enforcement and an armed man in a van is still keeping businesses and schools closed in downtown Pagosa Springs. Parents of school…

New home sales up 3.6% in July, match two-year high

WASHINGTON (AP) – Sales of new homes in the United States rose 3.6% in July to match a two-year high reached in May, the latest sign of a steady recovery…

Home prices signal recovery may be here

Home prices rose 6.9% in the second quarter, a signal that a housing rebound may be underway, according to S&P/Case-Shiller NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — A sharp boost in home prices…

Roasting Green Chiles in Pagosa Springs

Roasting Green Chiles in Pagosa Springs

Roasting Green Chiles and getting ready for the Chile Cha Cha!…

Photos of Red, White & Blues Concert in Pagosa Springs

Photos of Red, White & Blues Concert in Pagosa Springs

Photo montage of the Red, White and Blues Concert in Pagosa Springs, Colorado on July 4th. Photos courtesy of Jeff Laydon of Pagosa Photography.…

Columbine on Alberta Peak

Columbine on Alberta Peak

By Bart Mitchell Beautiful Columbine on the hike to Alberta Peak……

Pagosa Springs, Vacation Planning with Forest Fires in the Southwest

Pagosa Springs, Vacation Planning with Forest Fires in the Southwest

  Vacation Planning with Forest Fires in the Southwest As everyone knows, the entire Southwest is suffering a dry year and forest fires have sparked to life.  The entire area has…

Housing Cycle Reaches Low Point

Housing Cycle Reaches Low Point

  May 2012 | By Lawrence Yun Home sales volume last year was up modestly over 2010, but there was an important shift in their composition: Investors were stepping up…

Housing Affordability Reaches Record Highs Daily Real Estate News

Monday, May 21, 2012 For the median-income family, buying a home has never been more affordable, new surveys by the National Association of REALTORS® and National Association of Home Builders…

Buying a Home Won’t Get Much Cheaper

Buying a home may never get any cheaper than this. Several housing experts are predicting that this year will be the last chance for bargain hunters to cash in on…

Home prices rise for first time in 8 months: Corelogic

(Reuters) – Home prices rose in March for the first time since last July, helped by tighter housing inventory, data analysis firm CoreLogic said on Tuesday. More……

NAR: 2012 home sales will be strongest in past 5 years

NAR: 2012 home sales will be strongest in past 5 years

February pending sales up 9.2% from year ago By Inman News, Monday, March 26, 2012. Inman News® Rising home sales image via Shutterstock. The National Association of Realtors is predicting…

Wolf Creek Proposed Enhancements Video

Wolf Creek Proposed Enhancements Video

Here is a video of some proposed enhancements to Wolf Creek Ski Area near Pagosa Springs Colorado:…

High Altitude Gardening in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

High Altitude Gardening in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Here is an article about the new interactive USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map. It may be getting a little warmer, but tomatoes are still going to be a challenge in…

High Altitude Gardening in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Here is an article about the new interactive USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map. It may be getting a little warmer, but tomatoes are still going to be a challenge in…

New Medicare Tax on "Unearned" Net Investment Income

New Medicare Tax on "Unearned" Net Investment Income

(Last updated: Feb. 16, 2012) National Association of Realtors Health Insurance Reform: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) New Medicare Tax on "Unearned" Net Investment Income Q-1: Is there a 3.8% real…

January Pending Home Sales Rise, Market on Uptrend

Washington, DC, February 27, 2012 Pending home sales are on an upward trend, which has been uneven but meaningful since reaching a cyclical low last April, and are well above…

CAR Supports Prohibition of Local Government Sprinkler Requirements

SB-81, Local Government Sprinkler Installation Requirements, by Sen. Kevin Grantham (R-Canon City) seeks to prohibit counties and municipalities from requiring the installation of sprinklers in single-family dwellings. For example, the…

Housing Crisis to End in 2012 as Banks Loosen Credit Standards

February 16, 2012DSNews Reports– Capital Economics expects the housing crisis to end this year, according to a report released Tuesday. One of the reasons: loosening credit. More……

Housing Crisis to End in 2012 as Banks Loosen Credit Standards

February 16, 2012 DSNews Reports– Capital Economics expects the housing crisis to end this year, according to a report released Tuesday. One of the reasons: loosening credit. More……

Housing Crisis to End in 2012 as Banks Loosen Credit Standards

February 16, 2012 DSNews Reports–   Capital Economics expects the housing crisis to end this year, according to a report released Tuesday. One of the reasons: loosening credit. More……

Housing Crisis to End in 2012 as Banks Loosen Credit Standards

February 16, 2012 DSNews Reports–   Capital Economics expects the housing crisis to end this year, according to a report released Tuesday. One of the reasons: loosening credit. More……