Moving to Colorado
Moving to Colorado or are you considering relocating to Colorado? Congratulations on your impending lifestyle improvement! Life is so much better here. But you might benefit from some information about schools, transportation, and attractions, so we've put together the pages linked to above.
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Real Estate in Colorado
All types of real estate is available in Colorado. When moving to Colorado, choosing a new hometown location matters. Every town in Colorado has its own feel. Boulder is a progressive area where homes are in high demand. Erie is popular with commuters, families and seniors looking for more space in newer homes at competitive prices. Homes in towns like Superior, Lafayette and Louisville, all along HWY 36, are popular with those looking for easy access to Boulder or Denver. Mountain communities like Nederland, Lyons and Estes Park are perfect for those wanting the authentic mountain experience without giving up the convenience of being close to town. BoulderHomeSource agents can help identify the perfect area for you depending on your needs and wants.
Jobs In Colorado
Colorado has seen outstanding growth in jobs over the last year, mainly in the tech industry. Many people find themselves relocating to Colorado for a job. Boulder, CO especially is a hotbed of tech companies and start ups. Companies like IMB, Covidien, Ball Aerospace, Lucent Labs and even Google are all important employers in the area. Many people find Boulder is a friendly town to start their own business.
Economy In Colorado
Colorado has a strong economy mostly based on tech jobs, tourism and small business. Home values continue to rise making real estate and excellent investment when moving to Colorado. Unemployment rates are low and opportunities abound especially with the strong start up culture found in and around the Boulder area.
Schools In Colorado
Colorado schools very as much as the landscape. Most areas in the Front Range have high ranking school districts. Charter schools specializing in STEM, arts, literature and international studies exist all over the state. Private schools vary from Waldorf, Catholic, Montessori and academic based institutions that offer bilingual studies starting in Kindergarten.
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Amenities in Colorado
Denver is a main hub for the midwest region making Denver International Airport an excellent departure point for any destination in the world. Colorado offers a large array of shopping as well including malls, boutiques and even an Ikea. Along with outdoor activities there are plenty of indoor sports including indoor rock climbing, indoor soccer and even indoor skydiving and skiing! Like professional sports? There are no better fans than the people of Colorado. From the Broncos, Rockies, Rapids, Avalanche, Buffs, Rams, and Nuggets there is a sport team for everyone to love.
Lifestyle in Colorado
Moving to Colorado because you like being outdoors? You've found the ideal place for outdoor living. Colorado enjoys four seasons of weather varying from 90 degree summer days to sunny winter days perfect for skiing in the Rocky Mountains. People in Colorado enjoy living a healthy and active lifestyle. Many people bike or walk to work or choose to take one of the many public transportation options including the lightrail or bus system. Popular outdoor activities include hiking, biking, running, rock climbing, paragliding and even SUP on beautiful Colorado lakes. Skiing, snowboarding and sledding are all the rage in winter. Colorado high-altitude and great weather make it a popular destination for athletes as well. Many large universities like the University of Colorado and Colorado State make for a highly educated population that finds success when pursuing professional careers. With so many young adults, there is an active nightlife fueled by great restaurants, breweries, concerts and bars.
Open Spaces and Outdoor Trails
The fifties and sixties in Boulder saw an explosion in growth as more and more Americans became aware of the multitude of outdoor pleasures and high culture offered by the city. After developers attempted to build hotels and condominiums in the middle of Boulder's pristine foothills, groups of concerned citizens mobilized to form PLAN Boulder County, a group whose sole goal was saving wilderness areas from development. Their efforts led the voters of Boulder in 1967 to overwhelmingly approve a small sales tax to specifically raise funds for the creation of open space parks. read more