Boulder Colorado Real Estate Blog

Chautauqua sits at 900 Baseline Road, right beneath the Flatirons in Boulder, offering up a prime location for a summer of fun and music. Chautauqua Park became a part of Boulder on July 4th 1898, and has since become a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. When it opened, it was intended to serve as a retreat for those looking for cultural and educational summer activities. Chautauqua still serves these purposes, but also offers a beautiful setting for summer days in the park, amazing weekend trips and superb hiking opportunities. This park draws in over a million visitors a year, and has earned one of only 25 spots on the list of National Historic Landmarks.  

The summer concert series will begin on Thursday June 12th with a

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    West Pearl Street


On the western edge of downtown Boulder and only minutes to some of the "Best of Boulder" establishments and attractions, we invite you to check out the unique and desirable West End of Pearl Street. Enjoy quiet tree-lined streets, an eclectic mix of homes, and delight in having the Boulder's beautiful mountains almost at your doorstep. 

West Pearl Street - Boulder, CO  

West Pearl offers up a fantastic location less than a mile from: 

  • The Boulder Creek Path 
  • Hiking trails nearby including Mount Sanitas, Dakota Ridge, Anemone and Redrocks   
  • Downtown Boulder's many fine businesses including hip restaurants, chic retailers, quality art galleries, many services, and more.   http://www.boulderdowntown.com 
  • Boulder's Farmer's Market
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Boulder is known for having a cure for any craving, but what if you need something gluten-free? No need to worry. We have found some delicious dining options to fit in with your gluten-free lifestyle.

Caffe Sole at 637 South Broadway has become a local hangout for those looking for live jazz and extraordinary food. This place offers up a homey feel, as well as over 20 gluten-free options. Stop by for a gluten-free Greek salad, and stay to enjoy the live music. 

Zeal at 1710 Pearl Street is drawing in the crowds. And who wouldn't want to try a flight of their cold pressed juices on tap? With their deliciously clean food that is all organic, and mostly gluten free, it's no wonder this is a popular stop.

Carelli's at 645 30th Street has been a local

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The areas of North, South and East Boulder lay just minutes from the popular Downtown, Historic and University Hill districts which have made Boulder so popular. For most of these area’s residents it is the proximity, as well as the separation from the hustle of Colorado's most innovative city, that makes the areas so desirable. In addition to more affordable living accommodations and availability, “the burbs” of Boulder also allow residents to enjoy a wide range of outdoor recreational opportunities, new construction options, open space, mature surroundings, parks, trails, eastern plains, Boulder Reservoir and mountain access.

Unique to North Boulder are several building trends that have transformed the open space into chic modern Uptown communities

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Memorial Day weekend is always a great opportunity to spend some time relaxing and having a blast. And what better place to chill out than Boulder? We can’t think of a better place to be, so we want to share with you our picks on how to fill your weekend with Boulder-style fun.

Not many things say Boulder quite like the Boulder Creek Festival. (This is their 27th year!) This annual festival offers fun for the whole family. Let the kids dance while you enjoy all the live music performances. You’ll find top-name artists appearing throughout the weekend. There is a whole section of the fest dedicated to children, as well. You’ll find rides, slides, carnival games and craft booths to keep them happy. As you explore further along Boulder Creek you’ll

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6464 ZINNIA STREET
Arvada, CO 80004

MLS® #: 735991
$240,000
3 Beds/3 Bath

Check out this amazing opportunity in Arvada, Colorado! Home features an open kitchen with updated cabinets, newer appliances, large yard and deck, newer utilities and windows and a convenient location.

 

 

 

 

 

BoulderHomeSource ...It's A Lifestyle

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Have you been to Twenty-Ninth Street in Boulder lately? If not, it is totally worth the trip and offers residents and tourists a different shopping and dining experience than Pearl Street. Check out these pics from our last trip there!

  

 

  

 

BoulderHomeSource ...It's A Lifestyle!

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Just six months ago a flash flood dramatically impacted the community of Coal Creek Canyon. Roadways were washed away, homes were damaged and emotions were shaken. Within six months these strong residents have pulled together and found their new normal.

Although many routes may have changed due to the damage from the flood, photographers have found their way to the popular spots in this beautiful region.  Surrounded by the Rocky Mountain foothills, filled with scenic dirt roads and walked by the local critters (bears, elk, and even turkeys) there is never a shortage of amazing photo opportunities here beside the canyon walls.

Residents love this area for the epic views and small town feel tucked within the mountains. They have even

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Real estate is a good indicator of the economic health of the nation. When the real estate market is firing on all cylinders, the overall economy has a tendency to flourish. When the real estate market is limping along, the opposite is often true. According to a recent report by the National Association of Realtors (NAR - April 22, 2014), the nation’s real estate market is somewhere in between those two variables.

NAR’s report shows existing home sales (single family & attached units) in March/2014 were down 7.5% nationally compared to March/2013 (4.59 million units vs. 4.96 million units).

“There really should be stronger levels of home sales given our population growth,” said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. “In contrast, price growth is rising

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Are you getting ready to take an exciting step into your future as a new homeowner? The process may seem overwhelming at first, but with the guidance of our experts at BoulderHomeSource and RE/MAX Alliance Boulder Realtors, and keeping in mind these simple tips, making it to closing will feel easier than your ever imagined possible

Find a lender- You need to secure your loan before you do anything else. Just because you are approved for an amount doesn’t mean it’s a monthly payment you are ready to take on. Be sure you ask what your monthly payments will be so you don’t max out your budget.

Talk to your Realtor- Your real estate agent is aware of the market and can offer you valuable information on whether or not this is a good time to buy.

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