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For all of you fresh produce lovers, the Boulder Farmer's Market returns on April 6th. For any of you who are new to the area and haven't yet experienced the Boulder, Colorado Farmer's Market, you are in for a real treat. The Farmer's market is located on 13th Street between Arapahoe and Canyon and takes place every Saturday (all day) and afternoon/evenings only on Wednesdays throughout the summer. You'll be able to find fresh produce grown locally by local growers including: vegetables, meats, fruits, flowers, plants, gourmet cheeses and even wines. You'll also (1 comments)
It is always nice when you need someone for a service you haven't needed in awhile and you are lucky enough to run across someone who takes pride in their work, and does so with a smile. Today, we needed someone to haul away some old appliances that were being discarded from a kitchen remodel. Some still functioned perfectly, but are out dated and will not fit in with the remodel decor. The service provider, Mark, of Mark's Hometown Hauling was such a pleasure to meet. After chatting with Mark (2 comments)
Graph Inventory levels in Boulder county and the surrounding area communities continue to lag behind last year's inventory levels. This of course is placing buyers in a bit more of a competition with each other as new homes come on the market. There is definitely pent up demand, making our lower inventory levels seem even lower. Our local market has definitely switched from a buyers market to a sellers market. Still I recommend that sellers take their time in prepping their Boulder County homes (and surrounding community homes) and getting them ready (1 comments)
Check out this great deal in Lafayette. Located in the new home community, Silver Creek, this newly built home by Meritage is finished and ready to go. Not only is this beautiful home ready to go, it is being offered at a special discounted price this week. With 3 bedrooms, and 3 baths, this home has a lot to offer: Extra space if the finished loft on the 2nd story (could be a 4th bedroom) 2nd story laundry french doors opening into the main level study (could be a formal (3 comments)
boulder county real estate: Boulder Real Estate - Home Affordability Index Reaches New High - 03/08/12 05:17 PM
Boulder Real Estate - Home Affordability Index Reaches New High According to DSNews, home affordability has reached the highest level EVER, since records started being kept in 1970. In other words, housing affordability is at the highest level it has ever been over the last 42 years! What is the Home Affordability Index anyway? The home affordability index is the relationship between the median family income, median home price and the average mortgage rate. This is the first time since records started being kept that the housing affordability index has exceeded the two hundred mark. What does that mean exactly? It (0 comments)
boulder county real estate: Boulder County Loves our pets - It's that time of the year again - 03/06/12 07:55 PM
Boulder County Loves our Pets - It's that time of the year again! The Humane Society of Boulder Valley's annual "Puttin on The Leash" event is scheduled for Saturday, April 28th at the Coors Event Center at Boulder's CU Campus. This year's event will follow the theme "Bark to the Future." Special guest hosts will include Mike Nelson, Chief Meteorologist from Denver's Channel 7 News Dr. Lee Woods of the Broadway Animal Hospital. Both Silent and Live auctions will be held to keep the enthusiasm and excitement flowing throughout the evening. General admission is $60 per person. This is a chance (1 comments)
If you have had your eye on a new home in Steel Ranch, which is Louisville's newest and most popular housing community, there is still time. Ryland will be releasing more lots soon. Although Ryland has a priority reservation list for their homes at Steel Ranch, there are still lots available that have been released for sale to the general public. No doubt, Ryland is setting new sales records in Steel Ranch, as residents have been waiting for this newest housing community with unprecedented and pent up demand. On my recent visit to (1 comments)
Ryland Homes has acquired some of the remaining lots in Coal Creek Village where they will be building paired homes. What a great option to get the square footage you need at a more affordable price than a typical single family home. The paired homes will range in size from "The Radiant" model which has 1,278 finished square feet with an additional 537 square foot unfinished basement. This two-bedroom, two bath model features a welcoming front porch, lots of windows and a 2 car attached garage. "The Sparkle" model has 1,466 finished (1 comments)
Lafayette, Colorado is located just east of Boulder (about 10 miles). From Lafayette, you have vivid views of the front range and are within a quick commute to Boulder, Denver, the Airport and Ft. Collins. Lafayette, offers a variety of recreational choices including an award winning golf course (Indian Peaks), a killer skate board park, recreational center, and a multitude of pakrs, walking and biking trails. Lafayette also has great schools, a state-of-the-art library, a variety of downtown restaurants and shops and provides great opportunities for new businesses. Yesterday, on our warm (4 comments)
boulder county real estate: Louisville, A Community for Kids - 01/19/12 11:14 AM
Louisville, A Community for Kids Louisville is not only a town, it is a "community". A community that is all about families and kids and reaching out to interact and help each other. I absolutely love a story I just read in the local paper which highlighted a special project which is being spear headed by a mom of three, Amanda Hassenstab. She came up with a great idea of a "Community Sample Day." It is such a great idea, and one that can only come together and actually happen in a a place like Louisville which is a Community for (2 comments)
Boulder County Real Estate - Louisville Market Trends
Below are the price trends (sold vs. listed price) for Louisville, CO as well as the Market Inventory Trends. Louisville was recently named, again, by Money Magazine as the best place to live.
Need more information about Louisville, CO...... our community and our schools? Give me a shout. Would be happy to send you additional information. Also you can visit www.JustListedInBoulder.com and sign up for listing alerts or to view additional market data on the specific community you may be interested in. (0 comments)
The loan limits for FHA loans are changing on October 1st.... and the limits are decreasing. The old limits will apply to loans that are: 1) submitted for loan application, and 2) under contract, and 3) have an FHA case number by Friday, September 30th
Here is a look at some of the loan limit changes by County: Boulder Current FHA Loan Limit = $460,000 New Loan Limit beginning October 1, 2011 = $402,050 Broomfield Current FHA Loan Limit = $406,250 New Loan Limit beginning October 1, 2011 (1 comments)
Money Magazine has voted Louisville, Co as the number one best place to live in the country! This isn't the first time Louisville has received this designation from Money Magazine. To residents of Louisville, this repeat of the designation doesn't come as any surprise. There is just something special about Downtown Louisville beyond all of the sunshine and its proximity to Boulder and Denver. There is a real seance of community in Louisville, which is absent from its surrounding communities. People love to live in Louisville, but they also love doing (7 comments)
boulder county real estate: Boulder County Real Estate - The face of Boulder is changing - 08/18/11 10:41 PM
Boulder County Real Estate - The face of Boulder is changing In case you haven't noticed all of the many changes effecting the overall feel and look of Boulder...... Take another look. Boulder is embracing the opportunity to reduce its carbon footprint. Many of the exclusively retail areas of Boulder are being converted to mixed use areas....residential integrated with commercial, retail and entertainment, reducing the need to "get into the car" every time a resident wants to eat out, go shopping, or be entertained. Boulder is leading the way with regard to alternative energy and rewarding homeowners for "green" features in (3 comments)
Why not take a break from your regular Saturday chores and visit today's open house at this wonderful Four Mile Creek home. With 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and a total of 2969 square feet. Beautiful views of the Boulder Flatirons from both the back yard and the Master bedroom. Back yard has huge mature trees and lush vegetation with lots of perennials. Floorplan is open and the large kitchen and breakfast nook are bright and inviting; perfect for entertaining family and friends. Freshly finished hardwood (6 comments)
409 Jackson, Lafayette, CO 80026 This home, built by Meritage Homes in the Coal Creek Village community of Lafayette, CO offers a lot of VALUE for the price. This spacious ranch-style home has 2,062 square feet above grade with another 2,000 of unfinished square feet in the basement and features: 2 Bedrooms Study Formal Dining Room "Great Room" with lots of windows Open Gourmet Kitchen with slab granite counter tops Dark Cappuccino, 42" Cabinets Dark, wide-plank hardwood floors South-facing, 7,200 square foot corner lot Energy Star appliances Green, energy (6 comments)
boulder county real estate: Boulder Ranks As the Most Active City in America by Time Magazine - 03/08/11 01:12 AM
Boulder Ranks As the Most Active City in America by Time Magazine Three other Colorado cities ranked in the top 15 with Arvada coming in at number 6, Denver at number 11 and Aurora taking number 15th. Only one other state had multiple cities ranked within the top 15: California had three cities placing in the top 15: Santa Cruz, CA at number 4, Santa Rosa at number 10 and Salinas at number 14. The most active cities were predominately located in the western United States and within close proximity to outdoor recreation See what other cities placed in the top (4 comments)
Lot's of buyers were out this weekend shopping the available homes for sale and were consumed with not only deciding which home to purchase but.... trying to understand the various types of financing available and which would make the most sense for them. We're fortunate in our Keller Williams office to also have an on-site mortgage lender from W.R. Starkey. So it just made since to include a link to a blog by Ruth Vogt, of W. R. Starkey about three of the (9 comments)
I always enjoy when I have the opportunity to connect with one of my past clients; even more so when that past client also happens to be a dear friend.
During a conversation with my client, Chris Butler, today, I discovered he has been busy getting ready for another art show. Chris's work will be showcased at the Old Fire House Art Center in Longmont beginning May 13th. His showcase will run at the Old Fire House for five weeks.
This blog is to let all (0 comments)
boulder county real estate: Boulder County Real Estate: "Cold Weather Gardening" - 03/02/11 11:42 AM
Boulder County Real Estate: "Cold Weather Gardening" So many of us are ready for all things associated with spring: Longer Daylight Hours (Don't forget daylight savings time starts Sunday, March 13th) Warmer Days Budding Trees Blooming Spring Bulbs and....a chance to get out and into the garden....... The nice folks at Lafayette Florist have all your spring gardening needs on hand and experts on staff to answer all your spring gardening questions. Sellers, consider adding a planter full of colorful, cold-hardy pansies to your front porch; what a great, inexpensive way to add curb appeal to your home.
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