Boulder, CO

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If you're going to Boulder, Colorado you will be very impressed at all the things there are to see and do there. If you are searching for a tranquil getaway or you're an out-of-doors person looking for lots of activity and adventure, you are certain to find something in Boulder to your preference that will give you a satisfying vacation. Outside Magazine recently rated Boulder as the 1 Sports Town in America and, located as it is at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, you will discover a big number of trails for biking, trekking and climbing.

Sanitas, Flagstaff, Chautauqua are all enjoyable hikes merely a few minutes from Boulder. Chautauqua is highly recommended by quite a few tourists, though if you are not accustomed to the altitude, you might feel

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Diversity is the key when it comes to Boulder, CO. For one thing, it's a paradise for out-of-doors fanatics with the good recreation space of the Rocky Mountains around the corner. The area also regularly features in lots of ratings of the very best places to live in the United States, and these awards run the gamut from America's Foodiest Town 2011 to 2nd Healthiest Town in the US. Here's a look at some of the best neighborhoods in the area.

Wonderland Hills is found in North Boulder and you can locate some truly lovely homes with superb views for economical prices. Most of the houses, which were built 30 or 40 years ago, are located on big lots placed amongst broad streets. Wonderland Lake is the cornerstone of the community that is also known by a

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Having a good catering company stashed in your back pocket is a smart move for anyone who is in the real estate business.  With all the meetings, open houses, closings, and social events that surround our industry, it only makes sense to hire trusted professionals to arrange and execute the timely logistics that are involved with planning food at an event.  Savory Cuisines Catering is one of Boulder’s premier catering companies with a reputation for quality food and service.  This full service catering company can help you plan everything from a super chic mountain retreat open house, to a posh corporate holiday event or a simple client luncheon. Savory Cuisines Catering services the Front Range area, but specializes in Boulder Catering trends.  If you

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The reasons why people move to Boulder vary just as much as the people living in Boulder.  Many of Boulder’s young residents these days are originally brought to the area because of the prestigious University of Colorado, while others seek employment opportunities from one of the many new and innovative industries Boulder is known for.  There are also the adrenaline junkies who crave the sports and activities the mountains provide, and also the foodies that come to dabble in the unique culinary culture of this city.  Furthermore, many families seeking the best in education and an active lifestyle also find their way to Boulder, CO as it has been named the best place to live by many publications.  Added to this, you also have the soul searchers, wanderers,

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A lot of people are presently contemplating refinancing their home loans for lower rates or more secure loans because of the condition of the economy.  If you reply yes to any of the next questions, you might want to strongly think about refinancing to an FHA loan.


Do you currently have a mortgage with a high fixed interest rate?  Do you have an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) and are you trying to find a low fixed rate? Do you have a second mortgage on the property? Would you want a shorter-term mortgage so you can build equity quickly?  Would you like a longer-term mortgage so you can cut back your monthly payments? Do you have an interest-only mortgage? Do you wish to cash out some of your equity for another major buy? It is very important note that

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Boulder is the county seat of Boulder County and the 11th most populated city in the state of Colorado.  It is located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains at an attitude of 5430 feet and 25 miles northwest of Denver.  According to the Census bureau report of 2010, the population of the city of Boulder was 97,385 while the population of the Boulder Metropolitan Statistical Area was 293,161. Boulder is famous for being one of the most liberal cities in Colorado, its colorful Western tradition and home to the University of Colorado.

Boulder frequently ranks highly when it comes to rankings based on factors such as quality of life, well-being, health, education and culture.  A Gallup-Healthways poll, which was a large study of American attitudes and

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Boulder is the county seat and the biggest city in Boulder County.  It is located at an elevation of more than 5000 feet and is situated 25 miles northwest of Denver.  With a population of about 100, 000, it is famous for being one of the most liberal cities in the country, as well as its colorful Western traditions and is also home to the University of Colorado which is the largest university in the state.  Many people consider it one of the best places to live in the United States because of the convenient and easy access to some of the finest outdoors activities in the country and the quality of living.

If you are a student, you should note that rental properties near the campus will tend to be more expensive.  Family housing on campus is an option

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Economic Snapshot

A look at the current real estate market; provided by RE/ MAX ALLIANCE

 

 

July/2012

 

            As we remain on this path of low mortgage interest rates and depleted inventory of available homes for sale, the Boulder Valley real estate market continues to show signs of positive improvement. Through June/2012, the Boulder County real estate market is UP 25% compared to through June/2011 for single family homes and attached unit sales (2,125 units vs. 1,702 units). The market still trails the peak year of 2005, down approximately 28% compared to through June/2005 (2,125 units vs. 2,940 units).

            Stability seems to be the key word in describing the local real estate market in terms of buyer and seller

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If you are looking for a place to buy property and settle down in Colorado, you should seriously consider real estate in Boulder.  It combines the great outdoors in the Rocky Mountains with the vibrant and lively atmosphere of a major university town.  Almost 100,000 people live here and real estate is a major investment opportunity and because of its proximity (30 miles) to Denver, you are likely to get better returns than investment in its more popular and populated neighbor.

Homes are available in Boulder in every style, size and price range that you can think of.  These include modern condos and townhouses, ranch properties, golf course properties, affordable single-family homes as well as expensive luxury houses.  You can choose between historic

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Boulder is one of the most active cities in the nation which is extremely obvious during the summer months as the city is usually teaming with people. In fact, it has been named the number one sports town in America by Outside Magazine.  For people who are familiar with the area, this only seems like a natural choice since bicycles are almost as common as cars! Of course the great thing about Boulder is that there is not only a ton of stuff to do in the mountains, but there are also plenty of things going on downtown and out east as well.

Pearl Street in Boulder is the heart of the city and is the most visited place in the city. This pedestrian mall is lined with restaurants, bookstores, coffee shops, bars, galleries, and boutiques and offers a full of

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