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Real Estate

Aug 22, 2023

How the Construction Industry is Building a Better Future for Colorado

Colorado’s construction industry is facing a daunting task. The General Assembly’s housing task force estimates that our state will need an additional 325,000 housing units to accommodate new and existing residents over the near term. Fulfilling this mission requires workforce development, technological innovation and smart [...]

Aug 21, 2023

8 Strategies for Weathering Real Estate Market Volatility for Investors

If there is anything certain in real estate investing, it’s this: nothing is guaranteed. One quarter, business is booming and properties are full. The next, the economy is slumping, tenants are fleeing and the bottom line is getting thinner and thinner. Smart investors understand the sometimes-precarious nature of investin[...]

Aug 3, 2023

AI-Enabled Real Estate: How Automation is Impacting the Housing Market

Many of us don’t readily recognize the role that AI is playing in real estate. Surprisingly, AI is already shaping nearly every aspect of the real estate market, from the way houses are being designed and constructed, to the real estate investment market. Believe it or not, in some ways it is even being utilized […]

Jul 27, 2023

How to Reduce Real Estate Investment Risks: 12 Expert Tips

Risk is part of any investment. Nowhere is that more apparent than in real estate. When you purchase a property, there’s no guarantee you’ll see a profit. Renters may stop paying rent, the economy might suddenly crash or the real estate market may shift. Here are 12 tips to reduce real estate investment risks. READ: [&he[...]

Jul 5, 2023

Inside Denver’s Emerging West Side Story — Billions in Development Bring a ‘New City’ to Life in District 3

Early 265 acres of prime real estate in a once-marginalized neighborhood is slated for billions of dollars in development that will result in virtually a new city on the southwest side of downtown Denver.  A handful of planned developments will bring tens of thousands of new residences, office space and shopping and entertainme[...]

Jun 27, 2023

Unlocking Buying Potential: The Ultimate Guide to Commercial Real Estate Investing for Business Owners

Are you a business owner looking to invest in commercial real estate? If the answer is yes, then you’ve come to the right place. Commercial real estate can be a great investment opportunity for business owners, but it comes with unique challenges and considerations. That’s why we’ve created the ultimate guide t[...]


Jun 26, 2023

Grand Junction’s Opportunity Zones: A Prime Pick for Real Estate Development

In recent years, the Opportunity Zone Program has gained traction among investors seeking to maximize their returns while positively impacting historically underserved communities.  In Colorado, over $1 billion in new investments have flowed into the state over the past five years through Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZ). Thes[...]

Jun 21, 2023

Identifying Emerging Real Estate Markets: Key Indicators for Lucrative Investments

As a real estate investor, it’s important to learn how to identify emerging real estate markets. There are several key indicators that show when an area might be a lucrative investment opportunity. While some cities will always be desirable to live in, a great investor can learn how to spot locations that others miss. Here [&h[...]

Jun 7, 2023

Banyan Residential Secures $73M Loan for First Multifamily Development in Colorado

Banyan Residential, an LA-based real estate investment firm, has closed a $73M loan to finance the construction of Banyan High Point, a 399-unit multifamily development in Aurora, Colorado. The project is being developed in collaboration with Bridge Investment Group. Construction is expected to begin in early June with estimated[...]

May 25, 2023

Buying a Home in 2023 — High Mortgage Rates, Low Inventory and Tougher Approval Process

Have you tried buying a home lately? The pandemic days of 20 offers, waiving inspections and closing prices 15% above asking prices may be gone, but major issues remain. I am married to a realtor, so I can assure you I hear about it all the time; it still isn’t easy to buy a home. […]

May 12, 2023

7 Things to Consider Before Investing in a Vacation Property in 2024

It’s a familiar feeling: returning from vacation and wishing you could have stayed longer. For some people, this feeling is so powerful that it leads to an investment in a vacation property. If this sounds like something you’d like to do, here are seven things to consider before investing in a vacation property. READ: The [&[...]

May 9, 2023

The Pros and Cons of Investing in Real Estate During a Recession

Regardless of your finances, investing in real estate during a recession might be a hard concept to wrap your head around, and understandably so. Although a potential 2023 recession won’t be like the Great Recession of 2008, which was directly related to the housing market, people and businesses alike are tightening belts in a[...]