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You're ready to invest in a home. You're pre-qualified and have a nice downpayment, but your offer wasn't accepted on that dream house. This is more common in today's strong real estate market. All is not lost. A strong backup offer can turn the tides and make that house your home.

What is a Backup Offer?

Once a homeowner has accepted an offer, they can accept backup offers if they feel for any reason the deal may fall through. By asking the owner to accept your offer as a backup offer means you are in line to buy the property if the deal fizzles out. Bonus, there is no additional cost to place a backup offer. 

The Pump is Primed

The homeowner has accepted an offer. They are likely preparing to

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OPEN HOUSE: Sunday JUNE 7TH, 2015 2-4pm

Just under 95% of TrailCrossing's single-family homes are already under contract or reservation. Only two lots remain. Lots 14 and 15 feature House Type D and boast 3 stories, a basement, 4 bedrooms with an option to add a 5th. Efficient and contemporary design make these perfect for the Boulder homeowner. Low-maintenance, direct trail access and a bike score of 81 mean these homes are more than just a house, they are a lifestyle. Click here for Lot 15 pricing and details.

Just released, pricing for Phase 5!

Lot# House Type   Starting Price   Garage Type
14       Plan D  Elevation A       $851,000 2 Car Detached Garage
20 Plan B1 Elevation C
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Boulder Home For Sale

  • $689,000
  • 6 bed/4 bath
  • 3,727 Square Feet
  • Lot: .25 acres
  • Single Family, Built in 1997
  • MLS #: 763521
  • Listed by Scott Hurst call or text 303.709.2479
Immaculate 6 bed/4 bath home at end of cul-de-sac features mountain views and backs to open space. Kitchen upgrades include island, granite countertops and all stainless-steel appliances. Beautiful wood finishes show quality craftsmanship throughout the home. A fully finished walk-out basement leads to a fenced backyard, two-story deck, raised garden, and stunning views, perfect for outdoor living. Recent upgrades include new exterior paint on home and deck, new roof and seamless gutters.


435 Andrew Way

Superior Home for Sale

Rock Creek Home for Sale

Click here for more photos of 435 Andrew Way or watch our video tour.

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OPEN HOUSE: Sunday June 14, 2015 1-4PM

Join Koelbel Urban Homes and BoulderHomeSource Sunday June 14th from 1-3pm to get a sneak peek inside Boulder real estate's hottest new single-family home development, TrailCrossing at Lee Hill. Lot 1 featuring House Type A1 is nearing completion and you are invited to get the first look! 

Koelbel Urban Homes has taken a leap forward in home design, moving away from the high maintenance McMansion to the sleek, contemporary and efficient design of its newest 31 homes. Mountain views, adjacent trail access and easy access to downtown Boulder make these homes a perfect match for the active Boulder resident who prefers to spend their time living instead of maintaining.

Please contact Kim Payes at

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Boulder real estate Our team have access to home coming up for sale that haven't even been listed yet. Their years of experience allows them navigate a fast moving market successfully. Having an expert negotiator on your side greatly improves the likelihood your offer will be accepted on a new home. Sign up for our VIP Search Tool and you'll be able to save your searches, bookmark your favorite homes and set up listing alerts.


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4191 Westcliffe Boulder  
  • $890,000
  • 3 bed/3 bath
  • 2,698 Square Feet
  • Lot: 4,794 Square Feet
  • Single Family, Built in 2011
  • MLS #: 762157
  • Listed by Greg Smith call or text 303.947.9229

This like-new home is set on a prime corner lot in the sought-after Northfield Village neighborhood in Boulder. A fully fenced backyard with two patios makes for great outdoor living. The home backs to large, mature trees which create natural privacy. Gorgeous and tastefully designed, this contemporary home has 10' ceilings & hardwood floors throughout main level. It's in turn-key condition! The 3 bedroom are on the upper level and all feature vaulted ceilings. The laundry room is also conveniently located upstairs. A spacious master includes a west facing deck with

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Exciting news, Phase 4 has just been opened at Boulder’s hottest and hippest subdivision TrailCrossing at Lee Hill! 

Just released are three new homes including Lot 15, one of the last homes still available for purchase. House Type D has three stories and a basement for a total of 3,073 square feet. Included with the standard options are 3 bedrooms plus a loft, 3.5 baths and a 2 car garage. Upgrade to turn the loft in to a 4th bedroom or finish the basement and get a rec room and a 5th bedroom! Also included in the price of Lot 15 is an upgraded fireplace, air conditioning, humidifier, gas line to patio, solid core interior doors, and an extended back patio with cover.


We are dependent upon the city releasing permits, but the

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Boulder Housing Bubble

Is Boulder real estate experiencing another housing bubble? We asked our experts and here is what they had to say.  

FACT: Denver Metro Home Value Is Soaring

Denver Metro is one of the fortunate areas when home values have seen a steady increase, making it a great place to invest in a home. Home values here have increased 8.4% since May 2014. That's a greater increase than any other metropolitan area. Getting in now means you'll see a greater return on your real estate investment.

Denver Metro Home Values

FACT: Boulder's Price Per Square Foot is Growing Fast

Boulder is proving to be an even strong place to invest than Denver. At the beginning of 2015 experts expected steady, moderate growth in home values in Boulder County. In fact that growth has been much

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Searching for a new home in Boulder, Colorado? Use our New Build Search Tool to find exactly what you're looking for. 

It's not the 90s, but there is still new construction happening all over the Front Range. Particularly, Erie, CO has seen a population boom fostered by new construction. At last count in 2013 Erie's population was at 19,723, a 213% growth since 2000. Erie prepared for growth by building a large recreation center, public library and an abundant amount of parks to ensure a high quality of living for new residents.

The city of Boulder still offers fill-in projects like TrailCrossing at Lee Hill where 31 new homes are currently being developed in North Boulder. Right off Lee Hill and walking distance from North Boulder's UpTown,

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