In Colorado, Legal Pot Increases Housing Values – Pacific Standard

Homeowners are getting high, and so is the value of their residences. If you want the value of your house to increase, make sure it’s in a neighborhood with desirable features. Good schools. Reliable public transportation.   And, of course, easy access to marijuana.   A new study reports the …

2018’s Housing Market Is Off And Running: What You Need To Know – Forbes

Realtor.com recently released its January 2018 housing trend analysis for the top 500 metro areas. Overall, it looks like 2018 is off to a good start in most markets. Affordability for first-time buyers combined with low inventory makes it a seller’s market for entry-level to mid-tier homes, defined by realtor.com …

The 2018 real estate market is looking good

The 2018 real estate market is looking good for sellers, yet home buyers and investors will need to take their homes for sale search strategy seriously to find homes worth buying.   Should buy or sell? See the specific market updates and predictions here: Los Angeles Real Estate forecast, San …

Real estate is booming wherever pot is legal – Business Insider

Barry Habib, the founder and CEO of MBS Highway, says the hottest real estate markets in the United States have something unique in common. “I don’t know what the reason is on this,” says Habib, “but wherever marijuana is legal, all of those markets are on fire… it’s Seattle, it’s …

Washington state house prices up 12.1 percent compared to the first quarter of last year – University of Washington

Washington state’s housing market showed the continuing effects of high demand in the first quarter of 2017, according to the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies at the University of Washington. The statewide median sales price rose to $324,300 in the first quarter, 12.1 percent higher than the same time …

The Connection Between Marijuana, Job Growth, and Mortgages

In 2015, the legal marijuana industry created more than 18,000 jobs in Colorado alone, the Washington Post reported last month. As the industry continues to grow and expand into more states (marijuana is on the ballot in nine states this election), thousands more jobs could potentially be added in the …

Marijuana Legalization and the Housing Market

It wasn’t very long ago that we only had the technology sector to thank for Colorado’s population boom.  While those innovative tech-based businesses are still driving growth in our area, the marijuana industry has stolen the spotlight as of late. The media is absolutely buzzing about the ties between real …