Buying Homes During Stay-At-Home [Weekend Reading]

Thank you to everyone who has been practicing thoughtful social distancing. As a result, things are starting to look up for the state of Colorado!  

1. Computers Were Going to Upend Home Buying. They Didn’t See the Coronavirus Coming
"The pandemic itself has offered a lens into the value of both technology and traditional agents to the home buying process."

2. From Stay at Home to Safer at Home: Colorado Enters Phase Two of Coronavirus Response
"Dubbed 'Safer at Home,' the second phase of the state’s coronavirus response will see the reopening of retail stores and personal services, such as salons, tattoo parlors, and dental offices, with strict precautions."

3. Americans Pulled Back From Home Purchases in March as Coronavirus Spread
"Buyers are also more cautious. D.R. Horton Inc., the nation’s biggest home builder, said earlier this month that its sales cancellation rate hit 24% in March, up from 18% a year earlier."
4. Broomfield OKs $10K for hotel voucher program to house homeless in response to coronavirus outbreak
Thirty households are already being helped through the program!
5. Lyons-based realtor organizes fund to aid local musicians, artists impacted by coronavirus cancellations
They survived the flood of 2013 as a community and will do the same during this pandemic.

Osman Parvez  is the Founder and Employing Broker of House Einstein. Originally from the Finger Lakes region of New York, he lives in Boulder with his wife and their Labrador Retriever. He has been a Realtor since 2005.

Osman is the primary author of the House Einstein blog with over 1,200 published articles about Boulder real estate. His work has also appeared in many other blogs about Boulder as well as mainstream newspapers, including the Wall Street Journal and Daily Camera. For more information, click HERE.

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