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The real estate market for Boulder County 2012 didn’t do as well as it had before the big real estate decline but it did show significant improvements over the last several years.  Here are some numbers to illustrate exactly how the market changed in 2012 for Boulder County.

The number of single family homes sold in Boulder County for 2012 was up 24.1% from 2,618 in 2011 to 3,249.  Likewise the number of attached family dwellings sold was also up 20.48% with 1,141 for 2012 and 947 in 2011. The combined market was up 23.14% to mark our best year in sales since 2007. Absorption Rates for single family homes in Boulder County for 2012 was 91 days which is less then half of what it was in 2010 with 189 days and drastically less then 2011 with 156 days.

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Absorption RateBeing familiar with the absorption rate of homes for sale in your area will help you to understand exactly how your property will be appraised and what price you need to set when it comes time to sell. 

The absorption rate of homes for sale in your particular price range is used by appraisers to establish the current value of your property.  Most financial institutes require their appraisers to evaluate the absorption rate for at least three time periods including three months, six months, and twelve months prior to the present.  These rates will show appraisers if the absorption of homes for sale in the area has decreased, remained stable, or increased over a given period of time.  If a significant increase in the amount of days it takes to sell can be

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Boulder Valley Humane Society's Dog of The Week - Blizzard

Check out Blizzard!  This super cool dog is a 2 year old Dalmatian Mix.  Blizzard not only has unique looks but he also has a great personality as well.  This lovable guy likes hanging out in the Training Center where he can find lots of people to pet and cuddle him. Blizzard also likes to vocalize his affection for his favorite people with low grumbling noises accompanied by a wagging tail and big smile.  Known to just flop over on his back with his tongue out, it is hard to image that Blizzard has not been taken home yet.  The HSBV is only looking for homes for Blizzard with older children 10 years of age or older.  If you are interested in Blizzard call them today!

Adoption Fee: $129.00

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3755 Birchwood Dr 47 Boulder, 8030

Price: $189,100
3 Bedrooms/2 Bathrooms
Total Square Feet: 1082

MLS ID: 688884

Back on the market! Well cared for 2 story townhome style condo. Spacious master with large and views of the Flatirons. 3rd bedroom is non-conforming den/study with skylight. HOA includes 2 pools, 3 tennis courts, and volleyball! SHORT SALE.

Contact us now to set up a showing!

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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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