Boulder Colorado Real Estate Blog

When I think of the ideal place to buy a home outside of Boulder, Colorado my mind automatically goes to the city of Erie. Erie, Colorado is a fairly new community located along the Front Range that is attracting people looking for quiet family oriented neighborhoods that offer a large variety of newly constructed homes. In fact, residents of Erie report having some of the highest ratings in the Front Range as far as quality of life and community growth are concerned. Located in between three of the state’s top producing local economies, Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins, Erie is the perfect place to buy real estate no matter where you work. Also boasting an above average median household income, affordable housing options, and gorgeous surroundings, it is

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If you frequent Boulder's awesome hiking trails as much as we do, you will be thrilled (just like our dog Jasper) to learn that the City of Boulder has re-opened several popular trails, including Chautauqua and Mt. Sanitas (pictured here), which were closed on September 12, 2013 due to the flooding. 

From the City of Boulder's Open Space and Mountain Parks web page:

"The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks Department (OSMP) has re-opened a limited number of trails. Trails will be open from dawn to dusk, and anyone traveling on them must remain on-trail. Trails will be closed at night because of hazards not visible in the dark. All other OSMP trails remain closed under an emergency order."

"The following OSMP trails are now open for the

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Longmont is one of the Front Range's most popular places to call home for people looking to move into the Boulder County area.  Located northeast of the City of Boulder and directly in the center of Downtown Denver and Fort Collins (45 minutes either way), Longmont offers a wide range of lifestyle choices, fantastic schools, affordable living options, and a prime location for ample employment opportunities.  Over the last 25 years or so, the City of Longmont has seen a lot of change, especially when it comes to the construction of subdivisions.  Being a progressive kind of community, the City of Longmont along with Boulder County offer tremendous resources likes parks, walking trails, recreation centers, pools, senior centers, and of course, tons of fun

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Broomfield is one of the Front Range's most popular communities for young families and active adults. Offering a way of life that is unique to Colorado, Broomfield is an amazing place to live, and I can sincerely say that because it happens to be the place that I call home! But don’t just take it from me, this community has been recognized many times by national publications for its overall family friendly environment, outdoor recreation, ample employment opportunities and amazing neighborhoods. One of my favorite parts about the community is that we sit right in between Denver, Boulder and Longmont, making it about a 20 minute drive to just about any place I need to go! What also attracted me to Broomfield was its peaceful well-kept surroundings and

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The 100 year flood could not stop this couple! 

Katie Brooks, one of our BoulderHomeSource team members, and Justin Leonard were to be married on September 15, 2013 at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park. Estes Park is a beautiful mountain resort town just 35 minutes from Boulder, and is considered the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. On Wednesday, September 11, 2013, heavy rains, eventually turning to devastating floods, made the roads in the towns of Lyons and Estes Park inaccessible cutting off all access to the YMCA. The bride and groom had to think fast if they still wanted to get married on September 15, with family and friends gathering from outside of Boulder for the wedding.

Presented with the huge challenge of finding a new

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All across the world people are hearing about the natural disaster that has literally ripped through parts of state in the 2013 Colorado Flood. Although these times are tragic for the community as a whole and certainly more tragic for some individuals than others, the flood has also brought out the best in the communities we are proud to call home. 

The Republic of Boulder is not only a cool hippie college town, but it is a mecca for strong minded and strong willed positive thinkers.  As we get more and more reports of human compassion, camaraderie, and selflessness, on a whole other level than what we are used to experiencing, the true overall spirit of the community of Boulder, Colorado can be felt.  It has been tremendous to watch Boulderites and

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Boulder County is one of several communities hit the hardest by the Colorado flood of 2013. For days now the city has been closed down, and hundreds of roads in and around the county are completely inaccessible and totally cut off. Among the most devastating outcomes of the flood has been the loss of 4 lives, 80 people who are currently unaccounted for, tons of structural and infrastructural damage, and havoc on our beautiful landscape. Despite the tremendous wrath Mother Nature bestowed on the area, the community of Boulder County is far from defeated! In fact, the best thing to come of the storm is the united front the city, county, as well as the residents and emergency responders have assembled together. After having a somewhat dry afternoon, waters

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Boulder County Real EstateThe first sign summer is fading is the days get shorter. The shadows deepen. The nights grow longer. The settling in begins.  From a real estate perspective, buyer activity decreases. The number of properties for sale declines. The settling in has begun.

Thus far 2013 has been an active year for the Boulder Valley real estate market. Sales of single family homes and attached units for Boulder County are up 11.16% through August compared to through August/2012.

As buyer and seller activity has increased across the real estate landscape, single family home values have shown marked improvement. It’s the result of a simple economic principle – scarcity creates demand.                                              

Economic Snapshot Boulder County…
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