(Newswire.net -- September 21, 2013) Denver, Colorado -- The Housing Market in Denver is heating up, with rising prices and low interest rates, making this a great time to buy a new home. According to Viviana Granillo, an associate broker at Recom Real Estate, “The 3rd Quarter of 2013 may be the best time to buy that we are likely to see for a long time. Prices are projected to continue rising over the long term, and with the economy improving an increase in interest rates is right around the corner.”
The Colorado Association of Realtors 2nd Quarter Statistics show a Denver Metro Area that is going into the 3rd quarter with very strong numbers. Median home prices increased 3.6 percent to $257,047 and sales of listings soared to 20,063, which is a 29.4 percent increase over the 2nd Quarter of last year. “This has been a great year for real estate in Denver.” Realtor Viviana Granillo of ReCom said, “Even though Housing Predictor only projected a moderate recovery for Colorado, we saw the market grow at double the national average.” The Denver Metro Area, along with Dallas, is the only metro area that has seen its home prices top pre-recession prices during the recovery.
Citywide Home Loans loan officer Brett Baird says that there is no better time to get into the market than the 3rd quarter. “We have no idea what kind of effect a raise in interest rates will have on the market, but we do know that buying now will help you lock in a low rate over the life of your loan. Sellers are motivated to sell right now because of great prices, but getting preapproved for a loan amount can give you leverage when negotiating a price.”
Baird and Granillo both agree that when it comes to real estate, timing can be just as important as location. “This is an ideal time for buyers and sellers alike”, Baird says, “Although the market can be volatile, it is always better to get in when it is on the way up then waiting for it to peak.” Granillo agrees, adding “I advise my clients at ReCom to buy at a time when they can get the most home for their money at the lowest rate, and that time is now.”
Granillo and Baird are real estate professionals that are dedicated to helping their clients buy the home of their dreams. To get in touch with Viviana Granillo at ReCom please visit http://recomrealestate.idxco.com/idx/11668/contact.php. For more information about Brett Baird at Citywide Home Loans you can visit his website at http://www.chl.cc/brettbaird.