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As is customary for this time of the year, the Boulder Valley real estate market has begun to settle-in for the fall and winter. Active listings continue to decline with the September/2012 inventory of single family homes being down 6% when compared to August/2012 for Boulder County. If that trend continues, active single family home listings for Boulder County at the close of 2012 will be approximately 1,137 (2011 ended with 1,121 active single family home listings).

Through September/2012 single family home sales for Boulder County are UP 22.87% when compared to September/2011 (2,519 vs. 2,050); attached unit sales are UP 23.24% (896 vs. 727); the market is UP 22.97%. For September/2012, the market was UP 14.69% when compared to September/2011.


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Boulder is no doubt one of the most beautiful cities in America with its natural amazing views, unique lifestyle opportunities, and mixture of old and new architecture.  This community has an interesting and artistic feel which is reflected in just about everything but especially in the design styles of newly constructed homes in Boulder.

Boulder luxury living can mean something different to everyone.  Homes here offers so many different living styles over a variety of terrain that both a two bedroom condo overlooking Pearl Street and a 10,000 square foot mansion up Sun Shine Canyon can be considered luxury living.

The market for luxury homes in Boulder hasn’t had lower prices in years as inventories are at an all time high. Many of these homes are

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Enjoy the spectacular fall weather, and hey, why not relax a bit by dining outdoors on the patio of one of Boulder's fabulous (and dare we say hip) restaurants, one of our favorite outings this time of year.   North Boulder boasts many great eateries with patios including Bacco Trattoria, DaGabi Cucina, Restaurant 4580 and Proto's Pizzeria.   Travel a bit south on Broadway and you'll find two of the Newlands neighborhood preferences, Radda Trattoria and The Hungry Toad.  

The Pearl Street Mall in Downtown Boulder offers many lively and desired options for outdoor dining pleasure. Centro, Salt, The Rio Grande, Brasserie 1010, Aji, Oak on 14th, and Bacaro all are fantastic choices.    Last, but certainly not least, we mustn't leave out these two Boulder

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One of our favorite ways to enjoy Boulder, especially during these beautiful crisp fall days, is hiking or running many of the great trails in and around Boulder.   Whether you are a beginner hiker or an advanced trail runner, there are an abundance of options for utilizing trails in and around Boulder.  

Flat trails on the grasslands east of Boulder such as the Bobolink, Dry Creek, Eagle, Cottonwood and Foothills trails offer great views and easy terrain. The close-in foothills and mountains offer more challenging trails such as Gregory Canyon (a personal favorite), Royal Arch, and Mesa Trail, all near Chautauqua Park.  

Alternatively, Mt. Sanitas, Enchanted Mesa, Shanahan, and Ann U. White are also popular trails.   If you don't mind driving, head

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You will not experience a lack of events to make your Boulder vacation in the fall a very memorable one. You will find ongoing community events in the area. Such events are art fairs, cultural festivals and markets taking place in wonderful spots such as downtown and also 29th St. It's likely that you'll find something special which matches your personal taste.

Awe-Struck Adventures' Bike to Farm Ride happens every Thursday until October 25. You may join local residents and site visitors at the same time for an interesting opportunity to experience a bike to farm dinner. The ride begins in downtown Boulder and follows the creek path most of the way to a beautiful farm. On selected days, there is also live music. The trip involves a tour of the

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How nice is it to log into your email and read the words "We couldn't be happier here!!."  

Our client Laura sent us an email to show the great improvements they have made on their house and share how happy they are in their new home, so I thought I would share how having vision when looking at a home can really add value and functionality.

The home is in the Boulder Country Club area and has a spectacular location.  One of the only draw backs was the back deck was not up to the ambiance of the rest of the house.  Here is the before picture:

Phil and Laura had the vision of what this back yard patio space could be and here is the result:

Wow, truly spectacular.  While they were at it they spruced up the front porch as well.


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Boulder has a number of restaurants or bars that could gratify your food cravings. For a night out in Boulder, you may choose from different types of places, but the most popular location is the Pearl Street Mall, and its surrounding areas. When thinking about an evening out on Pearl Street, you can literally bar hop until your heart is content. In reality, that is usually the plan. Pearl Street boasts of their sports bars, college hang-outs, fine dining establishments, chain restaurants, holes in the wall, night clubs, cafes, sandwich shops, boutique restaurants and just about anything you can think of. Read on to have an overview of three of the most popular bars and restaurants near Pearl Street.

The West End Tavern is really a treasured spot loved

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At the base of Rocky Mountains is Boulder. It has a rich past and vibrant cultural scene. It is the most liberal city in Colorado. Several museums can be found in Boulder. You can find art museums. Addititionally, there is the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, featuring regional, national and international exhibitions and performances. The University of Colorado at Boulder Art Galleries have the works of regional artists and students together with major national and international artists, and houses the Colorado Collection, a state owned collection of 5,000 pieces.

In 2003, the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU) Museum of Natural History received accreditation from the American Association of Museums and it is the only university museum in

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There's perhaps no place more flourishing and productive than Boulder. Boulder has been nationally recognized by numerous diverse publications for a number of things including one of the very best places to live, the foodiest city, very best places for singles, the best places to leave the workplace, best all around city, and leading greenest cities, in order to mention a few! The town of Boulder possesses its own distinct personality that is generally the typical thread among its very diverse populace. Boulderites, i.e. those that are occupants of the Republic of Boulder, often be free spirited people who have a serious love for nature, out-of-doors sports, fun-based activities, fantastic food, and community spirit. The city of Boulder is home to some

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