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Today, December 21st, 2012, is the last day the Boulder Valley Humane Society will be hosting their Free Cat Friday in honor of the holiday season. All cats which are 6 month plus, will be available for no adoption fee today.  Other fees may apply, but this a great opportunity to help out our feline friends and add to our families.

The Boulder Valley Humane Society will be closing early on Monday, Dec 24, at 1:30 pm and will be closed all day the 25th. If you are thinking of getting a furry friend in time for Christmas, be sure to get out there today or this weekend!

Maisy ID: 13160140
Maisy Boulder Valley Humane Society

Maisy is a sweet and playful domestic medium hair/purebred female kitty.  She is almost 2 years old and is characterized as a secret admirer.  She will greet you with

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If you are considering buying a home in Boulder County, you definitely want to check out these stats!

Boulder Colorado HomeAccording to major online sources, the Boulder real estate market has seen an increase from the previous month in the average price per square foot, which was $299 for November 2012. The median sale price for a single family home in this area was $602,000, which indicates an increase of 12.4% over the same period last year.  Average sale price for single family dwellings in Boulder, Colorado was $683,271 for the month of November, which is also up by 9.3% from 2011.

Two of Boulder’s most popular communities, Gunbarrel and Newlands, show average listing prices of $442,572 and $1,056,733.

It’s been said before but it is worth saying again, real estate
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6956 Lodgepole CT. Boulder, Colorado 80301

Price: $435,000
MLS # 696155
4 Bedrooms/3 Bathrooms
Total SqFt: 2116

Warm and inviting ranch home nestled in sought after Boulder Country Club's Gunbarrel Green. Home has been lovingly cared for and sits on large lushly landscaped corner lot, loaded with custom perennial gardens. Located on a cul-de -sac this home has all new windows, a bright sunny kitchen with bay window, opening to a sunken family room with large wall to wall moss rock fireplace. Laundry room in 4th bdrms but could create wall to separate, other 3 BR on upper level. Buyer to verify sq ft.

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Karma – Boulder Valley Humane Society’s Dog of the Week!  


Karma is a bit of old lady at 7 years, but she still has a youthful personality.  A Shetland Sheepdog Mix, Karma is on the small side at only 17 pounds.  A big sweet heart by nature, this little lady can be a bit timid in new situations.  Karma’s ideal home includes a family with only older children and maybe another small four legged companion.  Karma will need some time to adjust to her new home so lots of love and patience are required.  If you are interested in Karma please call, BVHS and refer to her ID number!

Adoption Fee: $49.00
Karma’s ID: 17740081

Gigi – Boulder Valley Humane Society’s Cat of the Week!  

 Gigi Cat of the Week

Gigi is a sweet four year old kitty, searching for a forever

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Class ToursMany families are busy about this holiday season touring potential schools for their soon-to-be high school students to attend next year as open enrollment is in full swing.  One of the  nations best school districts Boulder Valley offers several great school for schildren to attend.  Several of the high schools in the area offer unique programs that will prepare your children in different ways.  Boulder Valley open enrollment started Nov 26th and ends at 4:00pm on Jan 18th, 2013.  If you have not already been researching schools in the area it's a good idea to get started!  Here are some important details for the top Boulder Valley public high schools. Please contact BVSD at 720-561-5900 or with any questions.   Each student
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Colorado must be one of the beautiful places on earth, especially during the Holidays, and there’s no better way to celebrate the season than visiting with good old St. Nick himself.  There are several locations in the Boulder/Denver area that host fantastic Santa events, many of which are FREE!  Of course if you have ever been to a Santa event, you know they can be extremely busy, so plan ahead for long waits.  Here is my list of favorite places to see Santa and his elves this December in the Front Range.   

Bass Pro Shop Denver Santa I highly recommend taking the trip out to Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops in Denver. It may be a little far, but it’s literally a full day of fun!  The whole Wonderland experience is free for the family, four-legged members are welcome as

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2013 is gearing up to be a fantastic year for the real estate industry, especially in Boulder County and other Front Range areas.  The predictions are numerous and strong that next year we will see large movements of renters becoming homeowners while home values continue to increase. 

Boulder County and surrounding municipalities offer residents top rate amenities, city service, and complete access to the outdoors.  Lifestyle options in the area vary, ranging from metropolitan to rural and feature a unique inventory of homes. With the real estate comeback not nearly in full swing, this spring/summer 2013 is sure to be sizzling in the Boulder/Denver area.

A solid indicator that it’s probably a good time to put your home on the market in Boulder

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Lulu – Boulder Valley Humane Society's Dog of the Week!

Lulu Boulder Valley Humane Society

Check out Lulu!  This 9 month old black female terrier, pit bull/pointer mix weighs about 50 pounds and is full of energy!  Still a puppy, Lulu loves to play and will do great with an active family.  Lulu also loves her female friends and would cherish having another animal companion to keep her company.  Lulu was diagnosed with mites, but she is not contagious.  This minor skin condition does not inhibit her and can be treated simply.  For more information about Lulu, please contact the BVHS and reference her ID number.

Adoption Fee: $129.00
Lulu’s ID: 18013228

Angel – Boulder Valley Humane Society's Cat of the Week!

Cat of the Week - Angel Angel Boulder Valley Humane Society

Angel is an adorable 9 year old female white and brown domestic

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Absorption RateIf you are in the real estate industry you already know how significant the absorption rate is to buyers, sellers, and agents.  However if you are not familiar with this term, it is really worth understanding if you have any interest in buying or selling a home.

The absorption rate is a simple calculation between the total number of available homes for sale and the average number of sales per month. This figure shows how fast homes are selling in a specific market during a certain period of time.  The significance of these findings indicate how long it will take to exhaust the current inventory of homes for sale in a target market.

Typically, a high absorption rate means that homeowners will sell their properties in less time.  This factor is

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condos for sale Boulder ColoradoBoulder, Colorado has a huge selection of lofts, condos, and townhomes scattered throughout the city.  This sector of Boulder’s booming real estate market offers residents a wide variety of amenities, ideal locations, and affordable price tags. Loft, condos and townhomes in Boulder range in price anywhere from $95k to $4 million, depending on where you look.  The immense differences in price have a lot to do with precise location more so than any other factor.

Peleton Boulder ColoradoAs with most Boulder real estate, condo, townhomes, and lofts located in popular areas like Downtown, Pearl Street, and around CU are highly coveted and very desirable.  In these areas as well as some of the newer developments, you will find several luxury condos developments which overlook the

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