Market Stats and Facts

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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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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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What's New?

Life’s one constant? Change. Post-presidential inauguration people are asking “What’s next for the housing market?” Let’s take a look at the what’s happened so far and how experts expect housing markets to react in the next year.

Uncertainty

Much depends on what policies are put into place. For instance:

  • Higher tariffs could increase inflation, keeping interest rates low
  • Limiting migrant workers US entry could raise construction costs 
  • Isolationist policies may push investors into domestic real estate 

Interest Rates

The Fed announced a rate hike in December 2016 and forecasted three more in 2017. Rates are still very low, but every point matters. 

However, rate hikes are unlikely if the Fed sees a

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Photo of Just Listed: 7322 Yucca, Boulder

Whether you're looking at homes for sale in Longmont, Colorado or Louisville, once you find the home you'd like to call your own that's when the real work begins. Let's say you're ready to invest in a property. You're pre-qualified and have a nice downpayment, but your offer wasn't accepted on that dream house. This is more common in today's strong real estate market. All is not lost. A strong backup offer can turn the tides and make that house your home.

What is a Backup Offer?

Once a homeowner has accepted an offer, they can accept backup offers if they feel for any reason the deal may fall through. And with such a competitive housing market in neighborhoods such as Vista Ridge in Erie, for example,

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Boulder Housing Bubble

Is Boulder real estate experiencing another housing bubble? We asked our experts and here is what they had to say.  

FACT: Denver Metro Home Value Is Soaring

Denver Metro is one of the fortunate areas when home values have seen a steady increase, making it a great place to invest in a home. Home values here have increased 8.4% since May 2014. That's a greater increase for homes in neighborhoods such as Dakota Ridge, North Boulder and Pearl Street, for example, than any other metropolitan areas. Getting in now means you'll see a greater return on your real estate investment.

Denver Metro Home Values

FACT: Boulder's Price Per Square Foot is Growing Fast

Boulder is proving to be an even strong place to invest than Denver. At the beginning of 2015 experts expected

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We've all heard it, location, location, location. Buying real estate may be the biggest financial investment you ever make, so maybe we should be saying investment, investment, investment. When I asked local real estate experts where they thought the next hot spot for real estate investment might be they all had the same answer: The Lafayette, Colorado housing market.

Why Invest in Real Estate In Lafayette Colorado?

Lafayette is growing immensely in popularity. Like its neighbor Louisville which saw greater home value growth in 2014 than even Boulder, neighborhoods in Lafayette, such as Waneka Lake and others below, will likely follow the same pattern. As Louisville and Boulder's subdivision are nearly fully developed, people tend buy in the

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March Market Insight Boulder County

  We’re into the fourth year of a relatively stable real estate market across the Boulder Valley, Northern Colorado, and the Metro Denver area. Available inventory of homes continues to be…
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It’s that time of year again…taxes. Before filing there are some important questions you should ask, especially if one of your goals is to buy a home in Boulder or surrounding areas in 2015.

1) Do you max out your deductions to pay as little out of pocket as possible?

2) Are you considering buying a home in 2015?

3) Do you need a loan to purchase the home? 

If you answered yes to these questions this information might surprise you. Act now, before filing, to arm yourself with the best balance of deductions to position yourself favorably.

Why Not Max Out Tax Deductions? 

Not many of us are excited about sending money to the IRS, so looking for every possible tax deduction is understandable. However, mortgage lenders look at NET

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The decision to buy a home is part logic and part emotion. should should fit your financial and location needs, but it has to feel like home too. For the last two years Boulder CO real estate has been characterized by a shortage of inventory, limiting potential homeowners’ choices in the market. You can still find your dream home in a tight market, you just have to be creative with the low inventory that is available. 

1) Widen Your Search Area

You know exactly where you want to live. Exactly. Even if your heart is set on a certain area, looking just outside that area is a smart move. Many homebuyers find they can buy more house with more luxury features in newer neighborhoods located just outside of urban areas. Your dream home may be just a few

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Boulder Condos For Sale

Search Boulder Condos for sale here and contact us for a free consultation to get more information and make an informed choice on renting vs buying real estate in Boulder, Colorado.

It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year when college students start looking for their next rental in Boulder CO. With a limited rental market and high demand, the average rental price in Boulder is $1,972. If you are looking for extra amenities like washer and dryer, proximity to Downtown Boulder or campus, modern finishes, expect to pay on the higher end. Here is a more detailed look:

Apartments Rental Costs:

Studios:  $800 – $1200
One bedrooms:  $950 – 1800
Two- bedrooms: $1400 - $2700
Three -bedrooms:  $1800 – $3500
4 Bedroom $2200 +

If you have a

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