DMAR Digest | Week of November 9

Check out the featured content, get the scoop with top news stories from the blog, mark your calendar for upcoming events & classes and catch up with the most buzz-worthy social posts from your Association.

November 9, 2020

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Digging Deeper: October 2020 Records​

Wow, October 2020 was unlike one we've seen before. It continued to defy seasonality as we set 22 new records - 14 for the month of October and eight all-time records!  

Download the report below, compiled by DMAR's Market Trends Committee, to learn more about the record-smashing month.

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Quote of the week

"Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend."

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American minister and civil rights activist​

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November 2020 Election Results
We are proud to announce that six of the eight candidates DMAR endorsed for the November 2020 municipal elections have been elected and all three of the issues endorsed passed. Read More

DMAR Real Estate Market Trends Report | NOV. '20
Average and median close prices break historical records, shattering September 2020, as months of inventory dropped to an even more historic low. Read More

No Rest for the Weary | Guest Post
Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines in fear that the bubble will burst; it is the time to stay engaged. Finding the right home might be challenging, but waiting will only cost you more. Read More

[INFOGRAPHIC] Market Trends Overview | NOV. '20
Download the October Market Trends Report infographic. This is a great resource to share with your clients and colleagues on social media, your website or via email or even print. Read More

Homeowners and buyers are the real winners in this election
Volatility surrounding the 2020 presidential election has helped push mortgage rates to their 12th record low this year, giving both homeowners and buyers a boost. Read More

Real Trends November Newsletter | compliments of DMAR
The monthly REAL Trends newsletter features commentary from Steve Murray on the state of real estate and forward-thinking articles from guest contributors such as Larry Kendall of Ninja Selling and Sue Johnson, former CEO of RESPRO. Read More

Coffee Break with Scott Webber
We had a chance to talk with Scott Webber, CEO, Employing Broker of LIV Sotheby's International Realty, about his career, his thoughts on the Denver market and how life has changed since the pandemic. Read More

The Double-Edged Housing Boom
But let’s look at current trends through a different lens. Escalating home prices will soon cause damage of a different sort, shutting out first-time buyers. That’s why more supply is critical. Only when home prices rise roughly in line with income growth can we say that the market is in equilibrium. Perhaps as people continue to flee crowded cities, new construction will get a boost. Greater flexibility to work from anywhere and improved broadband access in rural areas could spur home buying in remote areas, a market trend to watch for in the years ahead. Read More

Record-breaking October adds fuel to Denver-area home market
October marked a continuation of the main themes that have defined the for-sale housing market in the Denver metro since early summer: low inventory, steep competition and rising prices.Read More

Denver’s Average Single-Family Home Price Surpasses $625,000 for First Time
Halloween wasn’t the only thing that looked different in October. As families found new ways to trick-or-treat and households got creative passing out candy, Denver’s real estate market showed no signs of slowing down as it typically does this time of year. Instead, October was another record-breaking month. Read More

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Online REALTOR® Store
We are now offering contactless pick-up (by appointment only) for all REALTOR® Store purchases. Please view our inventory online and then call one of our four locations to place an order. We will take payment over the phone and schedule a time for you to pick-up your order. Learn More

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