Boulder Colorado Real Estate Blog

Goals of Energy Efficiency

In the age of "eco warriors" it's easy to say you want to be more green, but implementation can seem difficult and expensive. However, a green home provides you with an abundance of benefits including improved air quality, a more comfortable home, cost savings in the long run, and of course a positive environmental impact. Energy efficiency really means using less energy while still being able to provide the same service or work. So, all you should lose are the higher operating costs.

Getting Started

If you are considering making energy efficient changes to your house, a great place to start is to have your home undergo an Energy Audit. This is an in-depth evaluation of your home that will provide you with

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  Lowriders: Cars and Culture - Now-May 2017 - Longmont Museum Lowriders are bountiful in Colorado and rich with history. Longmont is home to over 200 Lowriders alone. This exhibition will give visitors a behind-the-scenes view of how these rolling works of art are created. From pinstriping to upholstery, hydraulics to wheels, visitors will discover the varied skills needed to craft these beauties. Lowriders: Cars and Culture will feature cars, custom bicycles, pinstriping and upholstery examples, old-school military hydraulics, vintage posters, magazines and historic accessories all related to the lowrider scene.   Oktoberfest Denver - Sep 23-Oct 2 - Denver's Historic Ballpark Neighborhood
Denver's Ballpark Neighborhood welcomes back one of…
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Open House Saturday 9/24/16 1-3pm

  • $630,000
  • 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2057 SqFt
  • 1 Car Attached Garage
  • Holiday Neighborhood
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  • Listed by Barb Passalacqua 303.931.6673

Don't miss this opportunity to own a rarely available ranch home in North Boulder. Located near restaurants, shops and trails. Community amenities include a playground and community garden.

The open concept foorplan of this provide ample living space in this Boulder home for sale in the coveted Holiday neighborhood.


Stainless steel appliances in the contemporary eat-in kitchen include a dishwasher, gas range, french door style refrigerator and under counter sink. The mounted microwave makes room for extra counter space.

Two bedrooms are

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  • Price TBD
  • 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2876 SqFt
  • Central Erie Location
  • Large Corner Lot
  • Listed by Scott Hurst 303.709.2479

Meticulously maintained newer home on corner lot with mountain views. Spacious living room and updated kitchen. Kick back on the deck to enjoy great mountain views. Very central location. Only blocks away from Eric Rec center, library, shopping, restaurants, breweries, parks, tennis courts, ball fields, single track mountain bike trails and downtown. Great commuter access to I25 and 287.

Contact listing agent Scott Hurst at 303.709.2479 for more information.

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Open House Sunday 9/25/16 1-3pm

  • $815,000
  • 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 2594 SqFt
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Dakota Ridge
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  • Listed by Kim Payes 720.839.1038

Rarely available end-unit in Dakota Ridge. Enter through your own private landscaped courtyard into a large open concept living space. 

The gas fireplace is wired just above for a television, perfect for movie night on cool Colorado evenings. Hardwood floors and high-end finishes bring a feeling of luxury to the home.


Granite countertops and beautiful wood cabinets accent the modern stainless appliances. 

Three bedrooms are located on the upper two floors, including two master suites. Each bedroom includes an attached bath and private balcony with breathtaking views

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  • $1,325,000
  • 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 4132 SqFt
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Dakota Ridge
  • More Photos
  • Listed by Kim Payes 720.839.1038

Immaculately maintained with high-end designer finishes, this high-efficiency home is perfect for someone looking for a Boulder location with breathtaking views. Located in North Boulder's popular Dakota Ridge, the three stories provide space to spread out and sweeping views of grassy plains and the Rocky Mountain foothills. 

Natural light from large windows brightens the open concept floorplan. A combination of slate tile and hardwood floors defines the living areas. Indoor and outdoor gas fireplaces add warmth and character.


Double glass sliding doors adjacent to the dining room lead to a private deck

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It's been three years since Boulder and much of Colorado suffered from what meteorologists call a thousand-year flood. While most have recovered, many never returned to their homes. It was a great chance to see Colorado pull together to help each other. 

Here are some before and after of photos from our neighborhood in north Boulder. Click here to see a video of scenes from the flood.

An astounding 17.15 inches of rain - the equivalent of almost one year's worth of rain - fell on Boulder over an eight-day period in September.  It was an intense, emotional and historical eight days.  What we remember most from this unforgiving wrath Mother Nature played on us was the outpouring of support shown to one another by the people and

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Open Space Abounds at Your Front Door

5229 Pierre Street, Boulder CO 80304

  • $1,350,000
  • 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 4132 Sq Ft, 2 Car Garage
  • Dakota Ridge
  • Full Listing
  • Listed by Kim Payes 720.839.1038
The beauty of Boulder's natural landscape is awe inspiring. The County of Boulder has protected over 60,000 acres of Open Space to preserve this beauty. Now, imagine stepping right out your front door to enjoy hiking across rolling grass-covered foothills.   That's just part of the beauty at 5229 Pierre St, Boulder Colorado. Luxury finishes, views from every window, a top-notch neighborhood with high ranked schools - it all almost sounds like it's too good to be true. It's not. It's Boulder's Dakota Ridge and 5229 Pierre is located in…
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Kids Ski For Free

  • 2016/2017 EPIC Schoolkids Colorado Pack
    The Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack is a free program for Kindergarten through 5th graders that provides four days of skiing and riding at each of the state's top-ranked resorts: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, and Keystone. No purchase necessary! It also includes one free first-timer ski or ride lesson with equipment rental. Register before Oct 9.
  • 5th Grade Passport
    Colorado Ski Country USA's 5th grade Passport Program provides participants with three free days of skiing or snowboarding at each of our 20 member resorts. Ski all 60 days, or just a few; the 5th grade Passport opens up the best of Colorado to your child!
  • 6th Grade Passport
    Colorado Ski Country USA's 6th grade Passport
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Robots 3D - Now - Sep 22 - Denver Museum of Nature & Science
The dynamic new IMAX film is a peek into the future of possibilities as scientists use innovative engineering and design to make cyber characters less "humanoid" and more just plain human.

The Phantom of the Opera - Aug 25-Sep 11 - Buell Theater, Denver
Hailed by critics as "bigger and better than ever before," Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera boasts many exciting special effects including the show's legendary chandelier, new scenic and lighting designs, new staging and choreography.

AirPower History Tour Lands - Aug 26-28, 9am-5pm - Broomfield, Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport
See history come to life when the iconic

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