Boulder Colorado Real Estate Blog

This fantastic Dakota Ridge home, fronting to open space with a vacant lot next door,  has just been reduced!

  • $1,299,000
  • 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

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  • $815,000
  • 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 2594 SqFt, 2 Car Garage
  • Consistently Rented for 9 Years
  • Immaculate Condition
  • More Photos
  • Listed by Kim Payes 720.839.1038

This rarely available end-unit in Dakota Ridge was purchased 9 years ago by the current owner as an investment property. The 3-story, plus basement, has been consistently rented by high-end homeowners over that entire time. Similar units are rented for $3,000-$3,500 a month and rents continue to rise in high demand areas like North Boulder. Boulder has consistently seen home values rise even when surrounding areas have dipped due to market fluctuations.

Renters will appreciate entering through their own private landscaped courtyard into a large open concept living space. The

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Boulder is unlike any city in the world, its unique combination of outdoor activities, college town excitement, and intellectual residents are just the start. People of all ages and backgrounds are attracted to the charming city for many reasons. If you’re searching for a place to retire, Boulder, Colorado should be at the top of your list.

Retire in Boulder Right Now to Enjoy all of its Outdoor Activities

Boulder has it all, no really. Based at the foothills of the scenic Flatirons, the list of activities never ends. Start your day with a hike in Chautauqua park or a bike ride on the 300 miles of bike paths and trails. During winter, a short drive away and you will find yourself at one of several world class skiing resorts like Aspen or Vail.

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Every season of the year yields unique events, activities and a special list worth untold dollars that we like to call “The annual fall maintenance schedule for home owners!”

This is the post you want to readheed and share to all your online outlets because this will make you the SAVINGS ADVOCATE HERO of your social circles!

We start off with one important question you need to ask:

HOW MUCH MONEY CAN THIS LIST SAVE ME?!?

Let’s take a look at some real numbers about not so much the cost, but more significantly, the SAVINGS of completing the autumn checklist of To Do items around our homes.

BEGIN WITH THE USUAL SUSPECTS

1.  Everybody’s favorite, the gutters and downspouts clean out! Those clogged gutters can lead to damage to fascia,

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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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OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 9/24/16 1-3PM

  • 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
  • More Photos
  • 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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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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