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Economic Snapshot

A look at the current real estate market; provided by our friend Dan Johnson of RE/MAX ALLIANCE




            As is characteristic of this time of year, the inventory level of available homes starts to expand. For Boulder County, active listings are up 18% through February/2012 compared to the end of 2011. Sales of single family homes and attached units are up 4% for the first two months of this year compared to the first two months of 2011.

            After four years of a declining real estate market (2006 to 2009) and the past three years having reached a plateau in sales activity (2009 to 2011), there appears to be a renewed buyer interest in the Boulder County real estate market. This can be attributed to a

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Many people live in the Boulder Colorado are passionate about modern “green” living which is apparent by the increase in new energy efficient homes.  The fact is that the real estate market in Boulder has called for improved methods of construction, greener building processes and materials, as well as energy efficiency as a standard.  This means in order to keep up with the communities demand, builders are constructing homes in and around Boulder that come equipped with things like energy efficient appliances and renewable materials with out drastically increasing the price of the home. Affordable green living is the future and Boulder has made great efforts to be on the front line of this movement.   

There are many benefit of owning a green home. 

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1435 Sunset Blvd Boulder, 80302

MLS #: 677158 Price: $2,500,000

4 Bedrooms/4 Bathrooms Total Sq. Ft: 4967


Exceptional Downtown home. This Green built home on over a 1/4 acre lot in Downtown Boulder features main floor office, 4 bedrooms, expansive decks and outdoor spaces. Top of the line finishes & details including high efficiency furnaces, PV Electric system. Unobstructed views of the Front Range. Located on a private cul-de-sac within short distance to Pearl St. Oversized 2 car garage. One of Boulder's finest homes.

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Boulder Condos For Sale


Boulder Condos sale have been fairly slow over the past few years as is evident by the strong reduction in pricing especially downtown.  Everyone and their mother was trying to take advantage of the success of Boulder One Plaza.  The advantage Boulder One had was it was first to market.  By time the Arete', Walnut and others showed up to the party the closing songs were already in que to be played.  as a result prices have seen a 20% or more reduction in value for much of the attached dwelling market downtown.  

Once you move beyond downtown into areas such as Dakota Ridge and Shanahan Ridge the Condo, Town home Market has held its own with prices staying fairly flat and are poised to rise.

We have seen some upper pressure

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Boulder Colorado is beautiful regardless the time of year however spring is especially magnificent.  Spring in Boulder means that people are out and about and there is always something to do.  If nature hikes and bike rides are your thing, than there is no better time to get those legs moving and enjoy all that Boulder Colorado has to offer than spring. From popular hiking trails like those at Chautauqua and Sanities to a cyclist’s paradise up Left Hand Canyon, you are sure to find the right kind of outdoor adventure for you.  While you are out enjoying the scenery try to look for some of Colorado’s native plants like the Salt and Pepper and the Spring Beauty.  The Salt and Pepper plant is a very small plant that has thin leaves and a

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sold-sign_720Here at Re/Max Alliance of Boulder we are serious about getting your house sold fast.  A property we just listed last week at 4450 Comanche Dr in Boulder is already under vontract.  Within the first 6 days of being listed these homeowners received two offers for their asking price!  In today’s real estate market this is absolutely outstanding.  4450 Comanche is located in the desirable neighborhood of Frasier Meadows which is conveniently located close to Foothills Parkway, the Horizon's K-8 school, and the University of Colorado. Besides having a fabulous home, these sellers worked with us to make sure several things were done in order to get their house sold fast.  The tips and suggestions listed bellow are not just smoke and mirrors, they will actually

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Feature Lisitng:

4450 Comanche Dr. Boulder CO 80303 MLS# 676213 Price: $455,000 3 Bedrooms/2 Bathrooms Total Sqare Feet: 1916

Open House 3/25/12 12-2pm


Excellent location close to Horizon's K-8 school, the Meadows shopping center, CU, etc. Great opportunity in a great neighborhood. Wonderful 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch home in sought after Frasier Meadows. Features beautiful hardwood floors in bedrooms and new carpet in family room. Relax in the spacious living room which offers brick fireplace or in the south facing sun room. Lovely 1/4 acre lot with mature landscaping and private fenced back yard. Overnight notice please. Open House 3/25/12 12-2pm

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Pearl Street Colorado

Pearl Street in Downtown Boulder is for most people the heart of the city as this area is considered thriving on all accounts. Pearl Street actually runs almost the entire width of Boulder from the edge of the Foothills with a variety of eclectic housing options, to the eastern side where most industries are heavy. In the center of all this is the Pearl Street Mall which attracts thousands of people everyday. Here you have a plethora of restaurants, bars, shopping boutiques, art galleries, coffee shops, book stores, natural groceries options, theaters, hotels, and tons of parks. The Pearl Street area is by far the most highly sought after place to live in the city by all different kinds of people. From students and working professionals, to families

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The Mapleton Hills neighborhood in Boulder Colorado is an especially beautiful community as it is mostly made up of “gold coast” homes and older historical mansions. Homes in this community are known very desirable as they sit just off the main drag in downtown Boulder. Some of the homes in this area have been split in multi family dwellings which provide residents with several different housing opportunities. The Mapleton hill neighborhood is plotted out using your basic city grid and has a variety of different lot sizes. The community is a great representation of what Boulder was once like and still is. The community features massive historical looking homes with several aged flagstone sidewalks and lots of mature trees. Furthermore, residents of

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Many people looking for homes to buy in the Boulder Colorado area are looking towards the north side of the city as it provides residents with tons of benefits, a primo location, and real estate stability. This area is especially great because it offers all the amenities of living within Boulder County without being in the midst of the hustle and bustle of a busy college community. The neighborhoods that sit in the northern part of Boulder City consist of mostly newer built single family homes, condos, and town homes. There is also an up-and-coming little uptown area that has a several restaurant options as well as boutiques, art galleries, and more. This area is largely popular with bicyclists, hikers, and most Boulder outdoorsman and women.

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