Inside Boulder and Beyond

Forbes: Five Reasons I Decided To Leave Silicon Valley and Move To Boulder

Promise Phelon,  CONTRIBUTOR I’m building a high-growth tech company. I write about what I live. Boulder? Yes, Boulder. After fifteen years in Silicon Valley, we moved last year. After successfully building three companies, making lifelong friends, marrying my husband, and enjoying all the wonders that the mountains and sea of Northern California have to offer, we packed up and moved…

Boulder is #1 according to SmartAsset

The Denver, Colorado real estate market is currently one of the most stable in the nation, according to a recent ranking by SmartAsset. Boulder and Fort Collins were ranked #1 and #6, respectively. Here are the ten most stable housing markets, according to SmartAsset: Boulder, Colorado Austin-Round, Rock Texas Casper, Wyoming Bismarck, North Dakota Midland, Texas Fort Collins, Colorado Billings,…

New Listing: 4519 Carter Trail

4519 Carter Trail 5 Bedrooms + 4 Bathrooms + $768,000 Under contract in two days! UNOBSTRUCTED MTN VIEWS! No where in Boulder can you find this size home, this size lot which backs to Open Space, these views, and at this price. You’ll want to see this landscaped backyard and then you’ll want to stay. With huge picture windows in…

New Listing: 2503 Norwood Ave.

2503 Norwood Ave. 4 Bedrooms + 3 Bathrooms + $1,500,000 Under contract in less than one week! #ModernIndustrialFarmhouse that you can’t help but fall in love with! This home sits on a private 5 acre open space/pond that few know about in the heart of NoBo. Custom design with touches that are a must see-steel railings, reclaimed wood accents, shiplap…

NEW LISTING: 1530 Lee Hill Rd. 1

1530 Lee Hill Rd. 1 2 Bedrooms + 2 Bathrooms + $429,900 Live the new urbanist lifestyle in the popular north Boulder Holiday Neighborhood! 2 BR, 2 ba, w/ garage, laundry, & views! Nicely appointed and clean with rich colored wood floors, open floor plan & stylish paint colors. Garage big enough for car + toys. Walk to park, hiking…

NEW LISTING : 2394 Rose Ct. | Louisville, CO

2394 Rose Ct. 4 Bedroom + 4 Bathrooms + 3,776 Sq. Ft. | $899,000 One of the largest lots in North End! Over 1/4 acre backing to open space w/views of Hecla Lake & back range. Main floor has 10′ ceilings, gourmet kitchen, open dining & living rooms, office all w/ southern exposure enhanced by a wall of windows. Beautiful…

NEW LISTING: 4678 White Rock Circle | Boulder

1 Bedroom + 1 Bathroom + $229,000 Rarely available, top floor, cozy condo home, nestled along Gunbarrel Commons Park and Twin Lakes Nature Trail. Only 6min to Boulder, walk to Avery, Celestial Seasonings, Bus-line, Pool, Tennis, Gym, open space trails. Condo has one deeded Carport D2 and one Assigned Parking Space #111. 2016 Updated Bathroom, very clean, partial mountain…

NEW LISTING: 2218 Kiowa Ct. | Fort Collins

5 Bedrooms + 4 Bathrooms + $455,000 Excellent midtown location! 5 BR/4BA on 1/3 acre lot. Gorgeous chef’s kitchen expanded to include everything from 5 burners and double oven to wine refrigerator and custom pantry. Kitchen open to cozy family room with fireplace and great light. 4 BRs on upper level! Huge master with vaulted ceiling, mountain views and en…

9 Mistakes Not to Make When Selling Your Home

Bob Vila, Home Improvement, Repair and Renovation Expert, provides 9 mistakes to avoid when listing your home, posted on MSN.com. Thinking of selling your home? Chances are, you’ve heard real estate professionals, neighbors, and friends alike wax eloquent about the importance of things like “first impressions,” “curb appeal,” and “home staging.” Indeed, these industry terms peppered in your conversations hold real…

Boulder March Real Estate Statistics

New Listings were down 14.4 percent for single family homes and 18.9 percent for townhouse-condo properties for Boulder and surrounding communities. Pending sales clocked in at 275 for single family homes and 77 for townhouse-condo properties. The Median Sales Price was up 4.2 percent to $504,250 for single family homes and 9.9 percent to $356,085 for townhouse-condo properties. Days on…

5 Financial Reasons To Buy A Home

Keeping Current Matters analyzes and reports on what’s happening in real estate, from the most trusted sources. Their current blog post on the 5 Financial Reasons To Buy A Home, reinforces the American Dream of homeownership. The personal reasons to own differ for each buyer, with many basic similarities. Eric Belsky, the Managing Director of the Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harvard…

Rethinking the East Arapahoe Corridor

Rethinking the East Arapahoe Corridor By Eric Budd, BetterBoulder.com Boulder’s East Arapahoe corridor, defined between Folsom and 75th streets, shows great promise to create places where people can live and work. The city of Boulder is currently developing its East Arapahoe transportation plan, which presents options to extend dedicated bus lanes, provide “bus rapid transit” with improved boarding and reduced…

Boulder November Real Estate Statistics

Boulder Area Snapshot, November 2015 New Listings were up 4.3 percent for single family homes but decreased 32.3 percent for townhouse-condo properties. Pending sales clocked in at 190 for single family homes and 61 for townhouse-condo properties. The Median Sales Price was up 9.8 percent to $495,000 for single family homes and 10.2 percent to $270,000 for townhouse-condo properties. Days…

The 10 Best Housing Markets for Stability and Growth

These cities – one each in Colorado, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Washington State – have all had overall growth north of 200% and very few dips in home prices. Trey Garrison Source: Housing Wire To find the U.S. housing markets with the most stable growth, SmartAsset analyzed home price data from the Federal Housing Administration on the 358 largest urban markets. They…

Friends and Colleagues Party – did you win?

Thank you to all our friends and colleagues who joined us at Mary Williams Fine Art Gallery to celebrate you! The fun evening was yet another reminder of why we love our jobs and helping you with your real estate needs. The winning ticket for the framed original oil painting was #759019. Please call or email us to receive your artwork.

Home Loan Programs Let Buyers Put Down Less

Source: New York Times February 6, 2015 One of the biggest hurdles to buying a home is accumulating the pile of cash for a down payment. By some estimates, it could take two decades to come up with a respectable 10 percent. With the introduction of several new programs, prospective home buyers with little money to put down now have more options…

Foodie Cities: Real Estate for the Restaurant Set

From the Wall Street Journal Real Estate Section: Americans’ passion for both cooking and cuisine has reshaped residential real estate. The hottest downtown developments are built around vibrant green markets, top-rated restaurants and celebrity chefs. Just past the front gate to Bruce Aidells and Nancy Oakes’s house is a vegetable garden that yields up to 100 pounds of produce…

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