Nederland, CO

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Finally, we’re out of the deep freeze. That’s what it felt like around the Boulder Valley as January gave way to February. Unfortunately, Punxsutawney Phil, the Seer of Sears, the Prognosticator of Prognostications, predicted six more weeks of winter when he saw his shadow on February 2nd. I’m betting on (hoping for) an early spring.

            The holidays are a distant memory and real estate buyers and sellers focus now turns to what they do best - buying and selling. The inventory of available properties will begin to grow as the weather improves, but will remain at a low level as demand continues to exceed supply.  For Boulder County, active single family home listings stood at 725 at the end of January/2014. At the end of January/2013 there

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Since the peak year of 2005, the Boulder Valley real estate market has been climbing a steep hill back to respectability. It has been a slow process. Sales activity in years 2006 through 2009 were on a downward spiral. The market stabilized in 2009 through 2011, then began an upward shift in 2012. This past year we saw market activity approach 2007 in Boulder County for single family home sales (3,491 vs. 3,570) and attached unit sales (1,329 vs. 1,426).  The market is still about 17% behind 2005 sales numbers, but headed in the right direction.

Below is an overview of sales activity for the past two years for single family homes in the various Boulder Valley areas, courtesy of IRES – the Northern Colorado MLS.      

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Colorado is known for ski resorts. If you want to spend time on the slopes, you need to know where to go for your next trip through the snow. Here are the best choices throughout Boulder for your next ski vacation.

Arapahoe Basin

This is a well-known ski resort with plenty to offer. They added the Montezuma Bowl recently and now there's over 600 acres of snowy fun here. This isn't a ski area with very many frills, however. Just chair lifts, a day lodge and a parking lot. However, if you want to enjoy a mealy, the cafeteria has decent food for an affordable price.

Echo Mountain

A big terrain park, Echo Mountain is a great place to enjoy skiing fun. They provide a little bit of something for everybody.


Just a short drive to

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It's time to lace up your skates, sharpen those blades and hit the ice. Both indoor and outdoor ice rinks are found throughout the Boulder area and this is the time of the year to skate. Here are some of the best choices for you to enjoy the ice.

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Two locations provide plenty of skating including:

Steinbaugh Pavilion, 824 Front Street, Louisville

Hours here are 2pm to 8pm Monday through Wednesday, 2pm to 10pm Thursdays, 12pm to 10pm Friday, 10am to 10pm on Saturdays and 10am to 9pm on Sundays. They provide extended ours during no-school days.

FlatIron Crossing in Broomfield

This rink is open from 11am to 8pm Monday through Friday, 11am to 9pm on Saturdays and from 11am to 6pm Sunday. They stay open,

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Eldora Mountain ResortEldora Mountain Resort is a local ski resort that is very popular with Front Range residences.  A mere 21 miles from downtown Boulder and 4 miles from Nederland, this little mountain sees a ton of action every year.  This hip-hoppin’ resort first opened in the early 60’s and is still one of only a couple ski resorts east of the Continental Divide.  Known for their exceptional snow making ability, convenience, affordability, and mix of runs; Eldora Ski Resort is loved by local ski, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing enthusiasts. Whether you live in Boulder or are just visiting the area, you have to check out Eldora Ski Resort if you love to ski.

In general the feel is Eldora is unlike that of the super resorts like Vail, Winter Park,

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Colorado Front Range Numbers for all of the MLS.

Entire MLS (All Areas)

Residential Highlights

  • 9.8% increase in average price (sold) ($311,893)
  • 17.4% increase in number of closed sales year-over-year (3,730)
  • 34.4% decrease in average days on market (63)
  • 7.5% increase in New listings (4,577)

 Condo/Townhome Highlights (All Areas)

  • 9.1% increase in average price (sold) ($183,359)
  • 20.0% increase in closed sales year over year (955)
  • 37.8% decrease in average days on market (69)
  • 11.9% increase in number of new listings (1,135)
  • 59.4% decrease in absorption rate (1.8months)
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Nederland is a Statutory Town which was established in 1885, and is situated near the Continental Divide and Barker Meadow Reservoir in the mountains of southwest Boulder County, Colorado.  During the 1850s, it started as a trading post between European settlers and Ute Indians.  The town first boomed when gold, silver and tungsten were discovered near the mines of Caribou and then Eldora.  Today it is as famous as a gateway to outdoor activity in the Indian Peaks Wilderness, Rocky Mountain National Park, Roosevelt National Forest and Peak Wilderness. Nederland is located 15 miles southwest of Boulder, 38 miles south of Estes Park and 50 miles northwest of Denver.

Nederland is a unique town with a rich history and tradition of mining and music, and

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Nederland is a small town located less than 20 miles north of Boulder that is well loved by locals and tourists.  This little town only has about 1500 people currently living there, but every spring and summer the town hosts many popular events that bring people in from all over.  Besides the events, Nederland also gets many visitors on a daily basis, mostly for outdoor recreational purposes. Nederland sits at the gateway to the Indian Peaks and offers a plethora of outdoor activities for people of all ages. During the spring and summer, activities like hiking, biking, fishing, and camping are very popular and convenient.  In the winter, many students shoot up to Nederland to ski Eldora Mountain Ski Resort which is the closest by over an hour to Boulder. 

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Here is the latest economic update from our good friend Dan Johnson with RE/MAX Alliance in Louisville, CO.  Dan gives some insight into last year and a glimmer of hope for the year ahead.




That light at the end of the tunnel may not be another train coming this way. For the Boulder County real estate market that light may be the end to the darkness the area real estate market has experienced since the end of 2005.

For the past three years sales activity has been approximately the same. In 2009 there were 3,665 single family/attached unit sales across Boulder County. In 2010 that number was 3,660 and in 2011 the number was 3,539.

When comparing 2010 to 2011, here are some

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