Boulder Colorado Real Estate Blog

  July: Market Insight, Deals & Events
  • Featured Listing: Gold Lake Mountain Resort
  • Market Insight
  • Smart Homes: The Future is Now
  • Deal: Yoga Pod
  • Pets of the Month: Falafel and Po
  • Upcoming Events
Featured Listing: Gold Lake Mountain Resort Listed by Tom Kahn & Jay Hebb RE/MAX Alliance on Walnut
Gold Lake Ranch holds many fond memories for Colorado residents. I hear so many stories from those who attended summer camp there as a child or took their vows at Inspiration Point right in front of one of Boulder Counties largest natural lakes. Recently Gold Lake Ranch closed for business and is on the market for $11.5 million. 
Folk lore says that Chief Niwot once called Gold Lake, "the…
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smart home 2015

Remember when the most advanced homes had intercom systems throughout the house? My mother certainly didn’t need one, but our neighbor’s had one and it was the closest thing to Star Trek I’d ever seen. I loved it.

Fast forward to 2015 and with the touch of a button or even just a single spoken word you can unlock your home, set the perfect lighting, temperature, music and even aroma for your mood.

Here is breakdown some currently available smart home technology.

Hub Command Controls

Hub Command Controls act as a Tower of Babel, translating all the different communication platforms like bluetooth, Z-Wave, ZigBee and Lutron ClearConnect, allowing you to control everything with one master app.

Products to check out: SmartThings, Staples

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Fully Refinished Modern Boulder Home

  • $1,089,000
  • 3 Beds, 3 Baths
  • 3428 SqFt
  • Great Outdoor Living
  • Listed By Kim Payes 720.839.1038

OPEN HOUSE: Sunday 7/12/15 2pm-4pm

This chic, modern home was fully remodeled in 2012 with upscale finishes throughout. Textured finishes include custom wood beams, hardwood floors, galvanized metal and stone accents. Set on just under 1 acre of beautiful, tranquil land it offers great outdoor living including an outdoor fireplace, fountain, covered back patio, fully fenced yard, landscape lighting and mountain views.

Main floor master with sitting area, and fabulous master bath, steam shower, massive walk-in closet with built in wardrobe, ironing board, and washer and dryer hookups.

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Independence Day Fireworks: 

Ralphie's Independence Day Blast 2015 an Fireworks
  • Folsom Field, Boulder, 8pm
  • Gates open at 8:00pm
  • Live entertainment until the fireworks start at dark!
Coal Creek Golf Course July 4th Fireworks
  • 6-10:30pm, Louisville
  • Live music, food trucks, face painting, henna, jumpy castles, free activities for kids of all ages
  • fireworks launch at 9:15pm
Fireworks, your family and the 4th
  • Longmont 4th of July Fireworks Display
  • Boulder County Fairgrounds (Hover & Boston)
  • July 4th, begins at 9:30pm
  • Fireworks show is free
  • No parking on fairgrounds
  • Please leave pets at home and keep them inside, as fireworks can be stressful for animals
Great America's
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The largest generation in history has come of age. They outnumber the Baby Boomers by 15 million. Born between 1980 and 2000 the oldest of the Millennials are just turning 35. 

Millennials and Debt

Millennials are and will be burdened with student debt to a higher degree than any previous generation. They’ve experienced economic depression during their formative years, exited college with little work prospects. Still, the majority want to own a home one day. According to Goldman Sachs, 70% of people ages 18-35 think it’s important to buy a house. However, heavy debt and stricter mortgage requirements likely mean they’ll be living at home or renting until they can afford to invest in their first home. This may provide a good opportunity for

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Resort Living In Coveted Spring Creek, Lafayette

  • $1,375,000
  • 6 Beds, 4.5 Baths
  • 5,218 SqFt
  • In Ground Pool
  • Listed By Kim Payes 720.839.1038

OPEN HOUSES:
6/27/15 Sat 1pm-3pm & 6/28/15 Sun 2pm-4pm

Seven years ago the current owners of 1580 Northfield did a major remodel with one thing in mind. They wanted to live a resort lifestyle in their own home. With two home offices, a pool, large fenced in backyard and spacious covered outdoor patio they accomplished just that. They spared no expense installing exquisite top of the line finishes.

A like-new gourmet kitchen includes Viking appliances, breakfast bar and opens to the family room. The upstairs master bedroom features large windows, a huge master closet and en suite

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1525 Spring Creek Dr, Lafayette 80026

OPEN HOUSE: Saturday 6/28/15 2-4pm

  • $799,000
  • 4 bed, 4.5 baths
  • 3,091 square ft
  • Half acre lot
   

Make your mark on a luxury home and a smart investment!

Spring Creek is a highly desired luxury neighborhood full of million dollar plus homes. This home is a fantastic opportunity for a someone looking to make a smart investment. While the home is move-in ready, any homeowner who is looking to add their own touches and upgrades can do so without pricing themselves out of the neighborhood.

This home has an open, inviting floor plan with cheerful natural light throughout. It has fabulous curb appeal and casual elegance. It is perfect for entertaining, families, as well as a retreat from

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1676 Sunset Blvd

5122 Williams Fork Trl

7164 Rustic Trl

1525 Spring Creek

We all know someone who sold their house and made a bundle. Was it luck? Maybe, but you can certainly stack the deck.

Buying Boulder real estate can be one of the most important investments you ever make.  With a strong market, high influx of population and limited land to develop, homes for sale in Boulder could earn you a nice return. Here are 6 types of homes to consider when buying a house in Boulder County.

1) Starter Home

This is a great buy if it's your first home or you're looking to invest in a rental. Starter homes are often condos or townhomes. An ideal investment strategy is to star by buying something below what you can afford

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Open House: Saturday June 20, 2015 11am-1pm

7164 Rustic Trail7164 Rustic Trail, Boulder, CO 80301

Boulder Country Club House for Sale

Over 50 years ago two bothers, George and Eugene Williams, traded a ranch in Steamboat Springs for an empty tract of land on Gunbarrel Hill. For 10 years the brothers had made a living developing affordable homes for families in Boulder and planned to retire and enjoy a quite life in the county. On the land the brothers built two homes for themselves. One, a house on 75th and Jay and the other a mid-century modern mansion just south of Lookout Road. The current homeowners of 7164 Rustic Trail believe their home was originally built by George Williams for his family. The history of this home, having been built in 1962, supports this claim.

Shortly after completing

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