Did you know???

  • A recent analysis of locally owned homes between 910 and 1,149 square feet appreciated 4.5 percent. Homes between 2160 and 2,874 square feet lost 5 percent of their value and homes with more than 2,875 square feet fell 10.45 percent.  


  • Jeff Thredgold, an economist for Vectra Bank Colorado. Emphatically, Thredgold said "The Great Recession' is no more. It's over, finished, kaput!"


  • Lawrence Yun, the NAR's Chief economist, said the housing market "has decisively turned for the better."


  • According to the Commerce Department, bookings for durable goods in July climbed 4.9 percent, which exceeds the forecasts as well as achieves the largest gain since July of 2007.


  • According to the American Institute of Economic Research, Fort Collins ranked among the top small college cities in the United States. In its "College Destinations Index 2009-2010," the AIER evaluated categories such as academic environment, quality of life and professional opportunities.