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Fun Fact Friday 🔨 5/24/2024

Hey Friends, Just 4 fun facts to share with you today and my weekly quote to ponder.  Have a great weekend! Blessings, Andrew Fun Fact 1: Americans are expected to spend $449 billion this year on home renovations & repairs, down from a record $481 billion spent in 2023. That would be the first annual decline in spending since 2009. Source: Joint Center for Housing Studies Fun...

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Fun Fact Friday 🏙️ 5/17/2024

Hey Friends, Just 5 fun facts to share with you today and my weekly quote to ponder.  Have a great weekend! Blessings, Andrew Fun Fact 1: Active listings (Supply) were up 14.3% when compared to last month and increased by 28.7% when compared to last year at this time. Last month saw 1,740 active listings. Source: PPAR, New American Title Fun Fact 2: New listings were up 23.6%...

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Fun Fact Friday 🚗 5/10/2024

Hey Friends, Just 5 fun facts to share with you today and my weekly quote to ponder.  Have a great weekend! Blessings, Andrew Fun Fact 1: Cost of living is the top issue for a record-high 41% of Americans, according to Gallup. Source: GALLUP Fun Fact 2: The average rate of new car loans has spiked over the last year and has been getting close to 8%. Source: Zillow Group via...

Fun Fact Friday with Andrew Bacon

Fun Fact Friday 🌳 5/3/2024

Hey Friends, I have 4 fun facts to share with you today and my weekly quote to ponder.  Have a great weekend! Blessings, Andrew Fun Fact 1: New home sales rose in all four regions last month, with the Northeast posting a 27.8% surge. Sales in the Midwest gained 5.3% and increased 7.7% in the densely populated South. They vaulted 8.6% in the West. Source: Reuters; LSEG Datastream / S. Culp...

Fun Fact Friday with Andrew Bacon

Fun Fact Friday 🍿 4/26/2024

Hey Friends, I have 5 fun facts to share with you today and my weekly quote to ponder.  Have a great weekend! Blessings, Andrew Fun Fact 1: Mortgage rates, which are moving back towards 7%, seem to be be staying elevated. Source: Charlie Bilello Fun Fact 2: The average price of 10 menu items at McDonald’s has doubled over the last decade, rising more than any other major fast...

Fun Fact Friday with Andrew Bacon

Fun Fact Friday 🧘🏽‍♂️ 4/19/2024

Hey Friends, I have 5 fun facts to share with you today.  A couple are broad and then a few are local market stats here in Colorado Springs.  My weekly quote is also at the bottom to ponder.  Have a great weekend! Blessings, Andrew Fun Fact 1: Americans now believe it will take $1.46 million to retire comfortably, up from $1.27 million a year ago and $950k four years ago. Source:...

Fun Fact Friday with Andrew Bacon

Fun Fact Friday 🌒 4/12/2024

Hey Friends, I have 4 fun facts to share with you today and as usual, my weekly quote to ponder.  Have a great weekend! Blessings, Andrew Fun Fact 1: Over half of U.S. cities along the eclipse's path were fully booked for the night of April 7th. Source: AirDNA via @Jamie_Lane Fun Fact 2: Listings are still trending near all-time lows, but one positive housing story is that new...

Fun Fact Friday with Andrew Bacon

Fun Fact Friday 🚪 4/5/2024

Hey Friends, Just 4 fun facts to share with you today (in order from "least fun" to "more fun") and as usual, my weekly quote to ponder.  Have a great weekend! Blessings, Andrew Fun Fact 1: The monthly mortgage payment needed to buy the median-priced home in the US has increased 80% over the last 4 years, moving from $1,500 per month to $2,700. Source: Redfin analysis of MLS data, Freddie...

Fun Fact Friday with Andrew Bacon

Fun Fact Friday 🏘️ 3/29/2024

Hey Friends, Just 3 fun facts to share with you today and as usual, my weekly quote to ponder.  Have a great weekend! Blessings, Andrew Fun Fact 1: The national average for a down payment is $31,500.  Colorado sits at $75,300. Florida, Washington D.C. and Hawaii are all tied for the highest at $98,700. Source: Bankrate.com, Visual Capitalist via Shakiba Capital Fun Fact...

Fun Fact Friday with Andrew Bacon

Fun Fact Friday ☃️ 3/22/2024

Hey Friends, Did you get your March Madness bracket filled out?! I picked Iowa State as the champs, in honor of my late dad who attended college there. Today, I've got 4 fun facts to share with you and as usual - my weekly quote to ponder.  Have a great weekend! Blessings, Andrew Fun Fact 1: As many of you experienced last week, we received a record Spring snowfall.  We had at least 22" where we...

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