All Blog Entries by Gabrielle Fuqua

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There's always things to do in and around your home in Boulder, Colorado. Stay up to date on these events you won't want to miss!

Oklahoma, Sept 7- Oct 14 - Bull Theater, Denver
With a spring in their step and a song in their hearts, cowboys and farmers alike have chased their destinies to a land that promises love, opportunity and a brighter future. This joyful production is set in an all-African-American town in the early days of the Oklahoma Territory.

I Love You, You're Perfect Now Change, Sept 15 - Nov 3, Boulder Dinner Theater
Newsday said, "If this show were a blind date, you'd feel relieved, grateful and pleasantly surprised." This comedic celebration of the mating game takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum

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Popular Home Upgrades That Boost Energy EfficiencyIt's no secret that energy-efficient upgrades rank high on buyers' lists of desired home attributes these days. Many real estate agents are quick to ask sellers about a home's energy efficiency before suggesting a listing price. Prospective sellers who know well in advance when they plan to sell a residence are often also able to enjoy shrinking utility bills after making upgrades.

Buyers today are very savvy about the benefits of owning an energy-efficient home. Many are willing to pay more for structures with so-called green upgrades. Which popular upgrades should you consider without breaking the bank? Here are eight of the most important.

Low-flow Fixtures

They're easy to install as well as inexpensive. Beyond helping conserve the local

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Interest rates are down and the value of homes in Boulder are steadily rising. If you are looking to make a change in to a new Boulder neighborhood, now is a great time to buy or sell. Times have changed, the holiday season is no longer the real estate dead zone. Here is why.

1. The School Year Doesn’t Rule Everyone

With more young professionals entering the market and a hefty number of baby boomers buying and selling, there are plenty of homebuyers who are not buying and selling around school schedules. 

2.  Motivated Sellers

Selling a home over the holidays isn’t always a choice. A seller motivated by a status change, job transfer or financial reasons means you could get a bigger bang for your buck. Since first time home buyers won’t

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Whether you live in Boulder or own a home in Erie, Colorado every season of the year yields unique events, activities and a special list worth untold dollars. Fall brings about what we like to call “The annual fall maintenance schedule for home owners!”

This is the post you want to readheed and share to all your online outlets, your friends and neighbors will appreciate the heads up because this will make you the SAVINGS ADVOCATE HERO of your social circles!

We start off with one important question you need to ask:

HOW MUCH MONEY CAN THIS LIST SAVE ME?!?

Let’s take a look at some real numbers about not so much the cost, but more significantly, the SAVINGS of completing the autumn checklist of To Do items around our homes.

BEGIN WITH

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Good sleep can be hard to come by sometimes. Come to this special workshop where we'll make all sorts of natural sleep aids that promote restful sleep. This workshop includes your first drink. Bring a friend, and come spend a lovely Sunday with us and enjoy a glass of wine. No experience necessary! Drop in hours are 2-4pm on Sunday, August 13th at Rayback Collective. Click here to register.

RE/MAX Alliance friends can use the discount code "remax5" to receive an additional $5 off the pre-registration price. Just enter the promotional code "remax5" when getting your ticket. Please register early, as the code is limited to the first 5 participants.

Be the first to know when a new home is listed. Sign up for Listings Alert. With

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We recently spoke with Arrian Wheeler, the founder of Glass Gecko, and discussed the advantages of clean windows. With over 25 years in the window cleaning industry, Arrian knows pristine windows are one of the magical factors that make a home appear bright, show well, and maximize value. While a potential home buyer may never comment on the clean windows, only Boulder's spectacular views, they are likely to be distracted by dirty windows. It may also bring up a concern about regular maintenance and actually affect the sale price of the home.

When you have your home's windows cleaned with Glass Gecko mention RE/MAX Alliance to receive Three for FREE! Free exterior skylights, Free Master Bathroom Mirror, and Free Exterior Glass Tabletops! That’s a

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By Carley Wilcox

As spring 2017 comes to a close, the University of Colorado Boulder waves goodbye to yet another outstanding graduating class. The future Buff graduates are winding down their time in beautiful Boulder, Colorado and are about to embark on a new journey. For many, this journey will take them outside of Boulder, across the country, and perhaps around the world. Catherine Mae Clark remembers her four years at CU, while also considering her future: “I am excited, but a little anxious about my future because I have had such an amazing time here. I have met the most important people in my life and I do not know what I am going to do without them. The relationships and memories I made over my four years at CU are going to last a

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Single or not, buying a house isn’t an easy process for anyone, but with smart planning and informed decisions it can result in finding your dream home. But before making any decisions, consider these tips:

Scrutinize Your Finances

Don’t underestimate the importance of laying out and calculating required finances both for the purchase as well as the recurring cost associated with a home. Talk to a Mortgage Lender long before you plan to buy. They can help lay out a plan. In order to determine how much you can afford, first make sure you have enough saved for a sufficient down payment, typically 5-20%. Next, consider additional required finances such as closing cost. Further, properly estimating your recurring cost will help you to make a smart

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Featured Listing: 1003 9th St, Boulder, CO
$1,850,000 | 6 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,086 Sq Ft
Kim Payes, RE/MAX Alliance

Large 3-story historic Craftsman home built circa 1899 by master craftsman BF Gregg features hand-chiseled red clay pressed bricks and fine woodwork. Located near Chautauqua Park. Original features include wood floors, stairs, fireplace and trim. Remodeled in 1999 to add spacious modern kitchen and large mstr bedroom suite with walk-in closet. Flatiron views from south facing windows and multiple balconies. Includes 700 Sq

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The most common question I'm asked is, "When is the best time to sell my home?". Here is your answer, whether you're in Boulder or have a home for sale in Broomfield the best time is... spring! Anytime from late February through April is the best time to list your home. Here is why:

Peak Season

The peak of real estate season is usually early summer in Colorado. Many families wait until the end of the school year before listing their home. So in late May and early June, buyers will notice an influx of homes for sale in neighborhoods such as Anthem, The Broadlands as well as others.

Competition

That good for buyers, but sellers looking to maximize the value of their home are better served when they beat the competition to the market. Right

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