December 2011

Found 2 blog entries for December 2011.

The end of the year is a good time to take a look at the basic stats and facts for the housing markets in Boulder, so here it is straight from the Census Bureau.  This is important information for many buyers when lookin at different Boulder neighborhoods  to determine what is the best fit for them.  We are happy to pull this information for any area one of our Buyers is interested in.

 

People QuickFacts Boulder County Colorado  
Population, 2010     294,567 5,029,196  
Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010     1.1% 16.9%  
Population, 2000     291,288 4,301,261  
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010     5.6% 6.8%  
Persons under 18 years, percent,
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More and more consumers are looking to reduce their impact on the environment and simplify their lives. Part of this movement is the building of "Green" homes.

But what does it take to make a home green? For some people the goal of using recycled materials and implementing strategies to lower thier energy bill are all ways to build a green home and achieve the green label.

In reality to truly be labeled green homes have to pass stringent standards. The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) governs different sustainable practices and consists of the nation’s leaders in a variety of different industries. Its main goal is to encourage environmentally friendly building projects in which people can live and work. According to USGBC, performing

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