May 2010

Found 7 blog entries for May 2010.

Boulder Colorado was ranked one of the 10 best cities for the next decade by Kiplengers Personal Finance Magazine.  This is just another recognition of Boulder being a hot bed of intellectual development and good old fashioned American Ingenuity at work.

Boulder tends to be the culmination of the perfect storm.  great outdoor living, National Labs, University of Colorado, and an International Airport close by.

You can see the full article at https://denver.bizjournals.com/denver/stories/2010/05/24/daily36.html.

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 I hope everyone had a great weekend filled with fun and relaxation.  I think it s o.k. to take off the studded snow tires now. There will be times in our lives when all we can do is keep moving forward. We must always remember to do little things each and every day that will bring happiness to you and those around you. Some of those days will be harder than others, but always remind yourself that you can and will persevere. Take some time this week to remind yourself of the small victories. Take some time this week to remind yourself of the many little things that can be done that would make a huge impact on your life. Take some time this week for those around you that only want your time. Enjoy and make the most of this week!
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First Fast Company and now the New York Times have begun to leak out the secret that Boulder CO is quickly becoming a hot bed for High Tech start ups.  Many entrepreneurs have called attention to the fact that Boulder CO has a much more supportive business climate.  Silicon Valley tends to be stuck in the old business model of reaching the top by stepping on the shoulders of your competition.  The Boulder community is still about success, but tends to lean more towards building synergy.

The 300 days a year of Sun and the ability to work hard and play hard have also been a big factor of allowing Boulder to begin to shed it's hippy roots and be known for more than Marijuana dispensaries and being one of the top rock climbing areas in the world.

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As I sit here thinking about Boulder CO Real Estate I am struck by the great buying opportunities coming available with low interest rates and a little bit of a cooling in the market with the expiration of the tax credit.

This week marked the fifth week in a row that Mortgage rates have fallen. We truly are in the perfect storm for Buyers. According to Freddie Mac's weekly survey of rates Home mortgage rates fell to the lowest level of the year over the last couple of days.

The 30 year fixed-rate mortgage 4.93% for the week ending Thursday. This is down from last weeks 5% and is up slightly from last years refinance boom of 4.86%. The 15 year rate has dropped to 4.3%

With investors around the world seeking U.S. Treasuries for safety we should continue

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Best of Boulder 

Here are some of Boulder's rankings for 2010

  • Top 25 Destinations in the US (Ranking #19) - TripAdvisory.com  
  • Top 100 Places to Live: including Top 10 Overall Cities (Ranking #9); Top 10 Recovery Cities (Ranking #10); Top 10 Earth Friendly Cities (Ranking #4); Top 10 Recreation Cities (Ranking #1) - RelocateAmerica.com
  • "Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index" #1 Ranking - USA Today, February 2010
  • "Healthiest Town in U.S." (Boulder ranked #2) - Men's Health, January 2010
  • Traveler's Choice 2010 Best Destinations "Top 25 Destinations in the United States" (Boulder ranked # 19) - www.tripadvisor.com
  •  Published by the city of Boulder, visit their website to see previous years. https://www.bouldercolorado.gov

     

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    RE/MAX Alliance News 

    I am very excited to announce we have a new management team at RE/MAX Alliance Longmont!  Tonya Deiter has agreed to be our manager and Steven Noel has agreed to be the back up manager (That is what I call an All Star team).  We also have identified a true "first class" person to help us with recruiting, but she has not quite given me the go ahead to announce who she is yet.  Stay tuned, the Longmont office just had an incredible door of opportunity open. Second, I hope everyone had a wonderful Mother's Day Weekend. As we prepare ourselves for a great week, let us keep in mind that what we choose to do with our time is completely up to us. We can choose to be in a great mood or we can choose not to. We can choose to focus on the…
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    RE/MAX Alliance just implemented a new program to help build lead flow for our agents in Boulder Colorado.  RE/MAX Alliance is teaming up with Automated Home Finder, Colorado premier home search website, to provide a strong source of leads for agents all along the Front Range of Colorado and Specifically Boulder CO Real Estate.  After looking at different options RE/MAX Alliance decided if you can't beat them join them.  www.automatedhomefinder.com has been the pinnacle of online search technology in Colorado for many years and truly provides the consumer the best search and user experience.  We look forward to great things ahead with the new relationship both for the agents and for the consumer.

     

    If you get a chance be sure to watch the changes that

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