April 2012

There are 31 blog entries for April 2012.

2155 Walnut St 2 Boulder, 80302

MLS #: 677728 Price: $425,000

3 Bedrooms/3 Bathrooms Total Square Feet: 1455

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Upgraded Creekside Gem in the heart of Boulder close to CU, Pearl St, Naropa, and 29th Street Mall. This condo features vaulted living areas and has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, slab granite counters in kitchen & bath, maple floors, stainless appliances & Kohler fixtures. South facing 20 x 9 brick paver deck overlooking seasonal creek. Two Decks to enjoy Boulder, Colorado living at its best. Currently rented thru April for $2100. Projected rent for next cycle is $2300.

OPEN HOUSE: 4/14/12 12-2pm

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1435 Sunset Blvd Boulder, 80304

MLS #: 677158 Price: $2,500,000

4 bedrooms/4 bathrooms Total Square Feet: 4967

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Exceptional Downtown home. This Green built home on over a 1/4 acre lot in Downtown Boulder features main floor office, 4 bedrooms, expansive decks and outdoor spaces. Top of the line finishes & details including high efficiency furnaces, PV Electric system. Unobstructed views of the Front Range. Located on a private cul-de-sac within short distance to Pearl St. Oversized 2 car garage. One of Boulder's finest homes.

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417 E Elm St Lafayette, 80026

MLS #: 676918 Price: $576,900

5 Bedroom/5 Bathrooms Total Square Feet:4593

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Gorgeous kitchen with slab granite, Jenn Air stove with stainless steel hood, and two Bosch dishwashers. 3 decks overlooking open space. Sunny well appointed master suite overlooking open space. Media room in lower level with walk out to outdoor fireplace and entertainment area. 2 car garage. Incredible sauna included. Close to schools, shopping, and downtown Lafayette.

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Boulder Colorado is a chic city of about 100,000 residents that sits in the Foothills of the Rocky Mountains located 20 minute from Denver. This city is mostly known for its beautiful surroundings and the University of Colorado at Boulder, but there is so much more to Boulder Colorado than just that. This eco-conscious city is also known for its lively nightlife, booming economy, green innovations, passion for the outdoors, diverse population, and forward thinking ways.  Boulder Colorado is jokingly referred to as the “Republic of Boulder” because for all intensive purposes it is a self-contained community that prides themselves on a different way of approaching everyday life, local business, education, and its natural resources.

The heart Boulder is

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Economic Snapshot

A look at the current real estate market; provided by our friend Dan Johnson of RE/MAX ALLIANCE

 

March/2012

 

            As is characteristic of this time of year, the inventory level of available homes starts to expand. For Boulder County, active listings are up 18% through February/2012 compared to the end of 2011. Sales of single family homes and attached units are up 4% for the first two months of this year compared to the first two months of 2011.

            After four years of a declining real estate market (2006 to 2009) and the past three years having reached a plateau in sales activity (2009 to 2011), there appears to be a renewed buyer interest in the Boulder County real estate market. This can be attributed to a

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Many people live in the Boulder Colorado are passionate about modern “green” living which is apparent by the increase in new energy efficient homes.  The fact is that the real estate market in Boulder has called for improved methods of construction, greener building processes and materials, as well as energy efficiency as a standard.  This means in order to keep up with the communities demand, builders are constructing homes in and around Boulder that come equipped with things like energy efficient appliances and renewable materials with out drastically increasing the price of the home. Affordable green living is the future and Boulder has made great efforts to be on the front line of this movement.   

There are many benefit of owning a green home. 

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fine_art_store_in_lafayette__coloradoThe City of Lafayette in Colorado is definitely a great place to buy a home.  This community is a lot like other Colorado communities where nature and recreation are on the forefront. The city is home to about 23,000 residents and features many parks, hiking trails, and a world class recreation center.  Lafayette is also located only a few miles from both Denver and Boulder which makes it the perfect suburb location for working families.

There are many different kinds of living options in Lafayette ranging from luxurious single family homes to very affordable condos and townhomes.  This community is very diverse as most communities in the Boulder/Denver area tend to be.  The residents of this city also values their community which is apparent by the

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1435 Sunset Blvd Boulder, 80302

MLS #: 677158 Price: $2,500,000

4 Bedrooms/4 Bathrooms Total Sq. Ft: 4967

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Exceptional Downtown home. This Green built home on over a 1/4 acre lot in Downtown Boulder features main floor office, 4 bedrooms, expansive decks and outdoor spaces. Top of the line finishes & details including high efficiency furnaces, PV Electric system. Unobstructed views of the Front Range. Located on a private cul-de-sac within short distance to Pearl St. Oversized 2 car garage. One of Boulder's finest homes.

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417 E Elm St Lafayette, 80026

MLS # 676918 Price: $576,900

5 Bedrooms/5 Bathrooms Total Sq. Ft: 4593

 

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Gorgeous kitchen with slab granite, Jenn Air stove with stainless steel hood, and two Bosch dishwashers. 3 decks overlooking open space. Sunny well appointed master suite overlooking open space. Media room in lower level with walk out to outdoor fireplace and entertainment area. 2 car garage. Incredible sauna included. Close to schools, shopping, and downtown Lafayette.

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Please Contact:

Sharon Monroe

303-499-9880

sharon.monroe@comcast.net

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The New York times reported this morning that the Big Money Investors Algorithms are saying it is time to Buy http://finance.yahoo.com/news/investors-looking-buy-homes-thousands-134405371.html.  In the past large investment funds have chosen to focus on large apartment buildings and commercial property when looking to invest in real estate.

 

In this current turn around large investors have added to their focus by including single family homes. When looking at the article in the New York Times this is the result of upside potential, but also the result of the efficiencies of technology.  in the past it would have been very difficult to amass 1,000's of properties and determine their value and rental potential, but with new technology such as

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