April 2014

Found 7 blog entries for April 2014.

All too often people who don't have insurance wish they did when it’s too late.  Not seeing the value in a monthly premium and paying to be covered in case of an emergency or accident is taking a huge risk, especially when trying to establish a secure financial future. Regardless, if we are talking about homeowners, liability, renters, life or full coverage car insurance finding a policy is a step worth taking. To make the process of finding and securing insurance more seamless for our clients we would like to introduce you to the Elise J. Williams Insurance Agency, a Farmers Insurance affiliate. Elise provides personalized, dedicated attention to clients from the beginning of the insurance process and strives to provide each and every client with

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What are you doing on Sunday, April 27th? Well, we can tell you what you could be doing. Head to Pearl Street in Boulder for the annual Tulip, Fairy and Elf Festival. The event takes place on the Pearl Street Mall between 13th and 15th Streets. A performance stage will be set up on the 1300 block of Pearl where entertainment will be scheduled throughout the day. The festival runs from 1pm-5pm. Remember, you can park in downtown Boulder’s parking garages free of charge every Saturday and Sunday!

Pearl Street Mall has been an important piece of Boulder’s history for decades. Luckily, we’ve come a long way from the rickety, wooden sidewalks put up by the original Pearl Street merchants. Today’s pedestrian mall is easy to navigate. Boulder historian Silvia

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“The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.” —Lady Bird Johnson

Today is Earth Day!   Help celebrate this much-needed day of environmental awareness.  We'd like to share just a few simple things you can do to help today on Earth Day, and hopefully every day to support the environment of our planet:

1.  CONSERVE - A few easy ways that you can conserve our resources such as water, electricity, etc.:

-  Water - 

    * Run the dishwasher with only a full load of dishes.  

    * Wash only full loads of clothing on the cold cycle.  

    * Choose "water sense" products when replacing and purchasing products.

-  Electricity and Energy -  

   * If you don't have a

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A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting the owner of one of Boulder’s most desirable home remodeling companies. Mark Lévesque is the creative mind behind KBC Remodeling Services and is truly one of the most genuine business men if have ever met. Built on a solid reputation for their skills, talent and in house approach, KBC has flourished in the Boulder County community due to their client’s referrals and impeccable word of mouth. Some of the most impressive things I took away from meeting with Mark was that he has a keen eye for design features. He also understands how to pair expectations with real budget concerns and how to make sustainable look chic.

When you hire KBC to remodel your home one thing you are guaranteed is that the project

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Puttin’ on the Leash is the Boulder Humane Society’s annual fundraiser. This year’s theme is super heroes, which means a four-legged fashion show of super pups is in the making. The event will be held at the Coors Event Center, University of Colorado Boulder campus, April 26th at 6pm.

General admission is $65. This may not get you a seat at a table, but it gets you in the door for all the fun. Start off by tasting and sipping on some of Boulder’s finest. You will find food from 20 local restaurants and caterers with plenty of local beer and wine selections to quench your thirst. As you finish off that beer, make your rounds at the silent auction. Browse through over 600 items graciously donated by area companies to support our four-legged friends

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Very interesting trending in the market, Note: Absorption Rate went from 150 days at the end of February to 177 days at the end of March. Absorption Rate should be going down this time of year, not up.

  Note: Single family sales down 16% for the first quarter compared to first quarter last year; attached unit sales down 11%; combined market down 14.5%.  Note: 939 active single family homes at end of March last year; 960 this March.   Did the market peak?      
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The world famous Inverness Hotel and Golf Resort is located just south of Denver in Englewood, Colorado. One of the only semi-private golf courses in the Denver area, The Inverness is a J. Press Maxwell championship course that is both beautiful and challenging. Also known for its luxurious accommodations, the lifestyle this resort offers taps into everything that is great about Colorado, especially the Denver Tech Center. There are several communities that have sprung up over the years that are ideal for those who want an easy way of life, which includes every possible amenity and recreational opportunity within the immediate area. With a variety of sprawling estates, mansions, posh condos and upscale townhomes, folks looking to integrate their desire

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