August 2013

Found 16 blog entries for August 2013.

4487 Castle Lane, Broomfield, CO 80023

MLS® #715969
$615,000 
4 Bedrooms/5Bathrooms

OPEN HOUSE: 8/31 1-3pm

Check out our stunning executive-style home located in Broomfield’s popular Broadlands neighborhood! This home is perfect for entertaining with tons of space, an awesome layout, a great room, finished basement, in-home theater, surround sounds, and game room! Not to mention lovely bedrooms and a luxurious master suite and bath! Located in the heart of a very active community, there are tons of great schools, walking trails, and wonderful city amenities close by!

  

  

  

  

  

BoulderHomeSource ...It's A Lifestyle!

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Boulder Colorado Labor Day

Well folks, Labor Day weekend is here, which unofficially marks the end of summer for most families. Undoubtedly tons of Boulderites are planning the summer’s last hurrah and will be going camping, swimming, hiking, fishing and doing everything else we love to do in our great city and state! But, if you are planning on hanging out around town and looking for some things to do in between barbecues, here are some great events going on in the Boulder area starting tonight!

Boulder Creek Hometown Festival - FREE
Friday, Aug 30: 6pm – 9pm
(Featuring: The Samples)
Saturday, Aug 31: 10am – 9pm
Sunday, Sept 1: 10am – 9pm
Monday, Sept 2: 10am – 7pm

Featuring more than 100 art exhibitors, live music, beer on every corner, and tons of kid’s activities, this festival

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3669 Chase Court Boulder, CO 80305

MLS# 717722
Price: $399,900
3 Bedrooms/3 Bathrooms
Total Square Feet: 2001

3669 Chase Court Boulder, CO 80305

If you have been looking for a home in Boulder for under $400,000 you know how hard it is to find! This property is your opportunity to get into a very popular neighborhood that is close to Chautauqua and CU for an amazing price. This home was previous a rental property and would still make a fantastic investment. Interior has been cleaned and features fresh paint, open floor plan, lots of light, hardwood floors, fireplace and partial views to the west! Property is sold as is.

  

 

  

BoulderHomeSource ...It's A Lifestyle

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CrossFit ProfectusThe wonderful state of Colorado is known for many things like innovations in green technology, superior education, a high quality of life and gorgeous landscapes. But one of the things we as residents are probably most proud of is having one of the fittest and most health focused populations in the nation! All of these wonderful attributes, regardless if we are talking about preserving Mother Nature or improving our physical health, are achieved through the hard work, dedication, and perseverance of everyday people.

Having the super cool job of being a lifestyle blogger, I am always looking for ways to explore popular physical fitness opportunities in our area. For this reason, I was totally stoked when I was asked to write a blog about a new CrossFit

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The end of summer has arrived once again, which means kids and parents all over the nation are gearing up for some major back to school action in the upcoming weeks. In fact, the Boulder Valley School District will have their first days this coming Thursday, August 22nd for grades 1st-5th and Friday, August 23rd for 6th-12th graders. The district is very excited for the start of this new school year because it is the first year they will be implementing their new mission and vision as a district. After putting together findings from an 8 month long evaluation, which considered the opinions of 112 Boulder county community members, students, teachers, and board members over a two day session, the Boulder Valley School District has rewritten their values in

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Pro Cycling Challenge Colorado 2013

Cycling is not just a sport in Colorado; it is a lifestyle! In fact, there is probably no other state in the nation known more for cycling than us, and with good reason. With our beautiful weather and variety of landscapes, Colorado offers the perfect atmosphere and terrain for both easy everyday riding, and world class races like the USA Pro Challenge.

This Monday, the first stage of the 2013 USA Pro Challenge began in Aspen, Colorado bringing out hundreds of thousands of spectators and cycling enthusiasts. Usually known as winter destinations, the small towns of Aspen and Snowmass came alive with excitement as 128 of the world’s most elite cycling professionals from 31 countries mounted their bikes ready to traverse what officials consider a short,

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High-Tech Boulder ColoradoConsidering Boulder is a place where new generations of hippies are continually reborn and where "all natural" is not just a coined phrase but a way of life, some people may find it surprising that the city of Boulder recently received recognition for being the number one place for technology startup companies in the US.

This news comes via a report that was released earlier this week and conducted by the "technology policy coalition Engine and the Kansas City, Missouri-based Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation."  The study used information provided by the Business Dynamics Statistics series, which is managed by the Census Bureau and has been tracking annual new business growth throughout the US since 1976.

According to this study, the city of Boulder

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Every runner, whether they are a novice or a pro, knows the pain of a bad pair of running shoes. Heck, even people who don’t run at all or are not athletic, can sympathize with blisters on their feet! This is because our feet carry the brunt of our weight and not every shoe is made for the same foot, or to traverse the same types of landscapes or obstacles for that matter. When you stop to consider all the money people spend on athletic equipment and gym memberships, you have to wonder why everyone doesn’t focus more on the part of their body which is actually powering the majority of their workouts, their feet! I don’t know about you, but I blow through an average pair of sneakers about every 6 months, only to find that each time I get a new pair, my

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Boulder County Real EstateLenders are fickle beings. They control the keys to the vault. When someone wants to get in (a borrower) they ask for everything but the person’s blood type for identification. In the good old days (around 2005) having a pulse was the only prerequisite to getting a loan. Times have changed, but so have mortgage interest rates.

Back in late 2005, when the real estate market started its free-fall, the traditional thirty-year fixed rate loan could be had for 5.89%. Between now and then the rate dropped to a low of 3.31% (November/2012). Today it resides at 4.40%.  

The average price of a single family home across the Boulder Valley and Northern Colorado was $297,364 in 2005. Through June/2013 the average price this year is $317,587. Average price for

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We recently enjoyed a delightful evening dining with friends at the Gold Hill Inn in the tiny historic mountain town of Gold Hill, just up Sunshine Canyon from Boulder. Part of the charm of going to the Gold Hill Inn is the adventurous and picturesque twenty minute drive from Boulder, alive with natural beauty, amazing mountain and city views, and wildlife (we saw a bear on the drive up!). When you finally drop into the funky old-fashioned mining town of Gold Hill you feel like you are entering a fascinating by-gone era.

Originally settled in the late 1800's and early 1900's by miners, Gold Hill, with a population of about 230 today, has maintained it's small town flavor. Residents here appreciate the tight-knit community, the crisp mountain air, and

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