Talking Real Estate

Aug. 16, 2018

Your Real Estate and Mineral Rights

Mineral right drilling for oil

Recently many residents on the Far East side of Aurora and other cities extending north of Aurora have received offers to lease their sub surface rights to allow drilling for oil.  A recent television report suggested that homeowners receiving such lease offers contact their Realtor. So let's unpack ...

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April 10, 2017

Talking Points April 9, 2017

Denver Real Estate Talking points -First Quarter 2017

1. Of the 13,173 homes shown as sold by REColorado, 2204 (or 16.7%) were cash sales.

2. 2017 March sales exceed 2016 March sales by 625 units.

3. Inventory has increased by 18.79 % over last March, but we have ...

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April 14, 2015

Now We Have A Housing Crises

Depositphotos_10557964 with Sold resizedWay back in 2009 when the bottom had dropped out of the housing market, the media was all over the “housing crises”.  Of course, the media never seemed to understand the real story, which was Americans were suffering a “financial crises”.  Having mostly recovered from that crisis, we ...

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April 2, 2015

Denver Metro REALTORS Excellence Awards - 2014

Congratulations! DMAR 2014 Awards-resized
The Berkshire Group would like to Congratulate our own Charles Ward, Angela Fox and Vali Hooker, 2014 Denver Metro REALTORS Excellence Award Recipients. Please congratulate them on a great job!

Jan. 7, 2015

For Sale By Owner vs Real Estate Professional


Nov. 11, 2014

Nothing on the Shelves

Every bit of residential real estate market data we have at hand indicates a continuing strong sellers’ market.  Recent sales activity in Metro Denver exceeds last year, Foot traffic through homes for sale is the highest in a decade, mortgage credit availability has been increasing, and mortgage loan approvals ...

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Oct. 14, 2014


Recent surveys and informal chats with our fellow REALTORS® give us a very strong indication of the concerns most consumers have regarding real estate. This month, we offer you a few questions, and a few answers:

1.  Are home values approaching a new bubble or will prices continue to appreciate ...

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Sept. 9, 2014

Cool to Warm

Depositphotos_7247479_sMuch has been written here and on most every other forum for Metro Denver real estate that we have been in a hot market.  It is impossible to know just when a hot market slows to warm or moderate until enough time has passed to gain perspective on the ...

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Aug. 13, 2014

Big Ads in Search of Dumb Buyers

From time to time, the Editor here at The Berkshire Group's Newsletter Department finds a great article that makes such a great statement it bears repeating. That is the case this month.  The excellent researchers and great writers at Keeping Current Matters, our source for national real estate ...
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July 8, 2014

We're Halfway Somewhere

It is hard to believe that we are already halfway through 2014.  Most everybody in the real estate industry has been so busy there has been little time to catch our breath, at least here in Metro Denver. There is some talk in the national media that the real ...

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