1. House Hacks for a Happy Retirement

    After the financial crisis in the earlier part of this decade, tons of savings and retirement accounts were hit hard.  Baby boomers considering retirement likely put those plans on hold, whether they wanted to or not, until the market returned and their nest egg was healthy and stable again.  Sinc…Read More

  2. What’s Better At Ascent – We’re Not “Salesy”

    We understand that we operate in a competitive and crowded marketplace.  Every agent is a little different, every brokerage and real estate office is different - that's what makes our industry strong: diversity!  If you're seeking out an agent or a company to do business with, it can be hard to co…Read More

  3. New Neighborhood Spotlight: Hammond

    Ascent's new neighborhood spotlight feature is dedicated to showcasing Northern Colorado's new construction communities.  Whether they're affordable, production level, semi-custom, or fully custom homes, you'll enjoy this deep dive into each neighborhood.  If you'd like a new project featured, j…Read More

  4. Neighborhood Spotlight: Parkwood Fort Collins

    Ascent's neighborhood spotlight feature is dedicated to showcasing Northern Colorado's unique neighborhoods.  Whether they're high end, in-demand, luxury, custom, or just all-around interesting, you'll enjoy this deep dive into each neighborhood.  If you'd like your neighborhood featured, just co…Read More

  5. Builder Spotlight: NoCo Custom Homes

    Our builder spotlight feature is dedicated to showcasing quality and thoughtful builders throughout Northern Colorado who really respect the process of the custom home-building experience.  These builders dedicate themselves to providing unique and individualized spaces while ensuring their client…Read More

  6. Northern Colorado’s Hottest Zip Codes

    Real estate is very regional in Northern Colorado.  Things could be booming in Greeley, flat in Loveland and creeping upwards in Fort Collins, all within the same month.  If you follow the news, it could be hard to tell what's happening in your neck of the woods.  Even in Fort Collins, for exampl…Read More

  7. Builder Spotlight: Westmark Homes

    Our builder spotlight feature is dedicated to showcasing quality and thoughtful builders throughout Northern Colorado who really respect the process of the custom home-building experience.  These builders dedicate themselves to providing unique and individualized spaces while ensuring their client…Read More

  8. The Paradox of Today’s NOCO Home Sellers

    It's a unique market out there.  In Fort Collins, the average home price sits at $400,000.  Median prices have increased over 8% year over year since 2013, which means if you owned an median home in 2013, you now have an additional $95,857.33 in equity IN JUST THREE YEARS.  Times are great for N…Read More

  9. State of the City Recap

    I had the opportunity to view the Fort Collins State of the City Address - it was a great opportunity to learn about the priorities in the city, along with how the city is addressing challenges in homelessness, transportation and affordable housing. If you want a roadmap to what 2017 (and beyond) wi…Read More

  10. Brands at the Ranch Breakdown

    Big things are happening at Crossroads and I25 with the $500M "Brands at the Ranch" project.  Learn what attractions you can expect as Jared Reimer breaks it down for you. As always, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Youtube! About the Author:  Jared Reimer is a native Coloradoan and th…Read More