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2014 First Half Highlights

RE/MAX of Boulder 2014 First Half Highlights With Q2 of 2014 in the books, RE/MAX of Boulder reviewed their company numbers for the first half of the year. As it often is, productivity is high for the REALTORS at RE/MAX of Boulder. According to IRES MLS they have accounted for 261 homes sold and 238 home purchases, for a combined 499 homes bought or sold in Boulder and Broomfield counties since January first of this year. That’s nearly as many listings and sales as the next three highes

Improvement in inventory shows market stability more well-rounded in June

Although the housing market looked anything but bleak in May, it was actually doing better than thought, and June’s statistics show even more improvement. A change to the IRES search screen caused the Boulder Area Realtor® Association to fail to include all homes on the market in its May inventory statistics. After making the necessary calculations, it was found that 1,400 homes were for sale in May versus the 942 single-family homes reported, and 393 attached units compared with 206 rep

Colorado among top states with best current, future job growth

According to the National Association of Realtors, Colorado continues to rank high when it comes to job growth, whether it’s current, future or jobs for college graduates. Of the 80 percent of 372 metros the government tracks that have more jobs this year than one year ago, Colorado ranks sixth, according to the most recent statistics. North Dakota remains the leader for job growth, with oil and gas drilling proving to be a big boon for the state. The following states posted the most

Weekend Open Houses 7/19 amp; 7/20

1.        3131 5th Street, Boulder OPEN SUNDAY 12 – 2 PM  2.       2239 Eagles Nest Dr., Lafayette OPEN SUNDAY 12 – 2 PM  3.       751 Marine Street, Boulder OPEN SUNDAY 11 AM – 1 PM 4.       1297 Single Tree Lane, Erie OPEN SUNDAY 11 AM – 1 PM  5.       3132 Linden Drive, Boulder OPEN SUNDAY 12 – 2 PM  6.       8733 Portico Lane, Longmont OPEN SUNDAY 12 – 2 PM     7.       3785 Birchwood Dr., 69, Boulder

End of the Week Market Update

by Jessica Shanahan, Premier Lending LLC adapted from the Shirmeyer Rate Market Report. Mortgage interest rates increased slightly this past week as economic data was mixed.  Economic data stronger than expected included the July Empire State Manufacturing Index, the NAHB Housing Market Index, weekly jobless claims, and the July Philadelphia Fed Business Index.  The Philadelphia Fed Business Index reached its highest level since March 2011.  Economic data weaker than expected included Ju

Avoid these home upgrades in case you want to sell someday

Just because a “home improvement” may appeal to a home owner, doesn’t mean it will appeal to potential home buyers. Because there’s no guaranty that a person will live in a home forever and will never put the house on the market, here are five home upgrades to avoid, according to Real Simple: Home office Converting a bedroom into a home office will only reduce the number of bedrooms the house will have and make it difficult for home shoppers to see a bedroom in place of a space a

After strong 6 months, Colorado economy on upward path for 2014

The Colorado economy outperformed the U.S. economy through the first six months of 2014, and it’s likely to continue to do so through the remainder of the year, according to the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. With an economy that continues to grow at a magnitude that slightly exceeds previous expectations, Colorado’s employment is up by 3 percent from May 2013 compared with May 2014, according to the school’s midyear economic outlook. The outlook shows ex

End of the Week Market Update

By Jessica Shanahan, Premier Lending LLC adapted from the Shirmeyer Rate Market Report. Mortgage interest rates improved slightly this past week as economic data was limited.  Economic data of note included May Consumer Credit which increased slightly more than expected.  Weekly Jobless Claims fell more than expected and May Wholesale Inventories were in line with expectations.  Markets were still digesting last week’s June employment report which showed unemployment fell to 6.1.  The

Weekend Open Houses 7/12 and 7/13

1.        785 Jacques Way, Erie  OPEN SATURDAY 11 AM – 2 PM   2.       2830 Shoshone Trail, Lafayette OPEN SUNDAY 2 – 4 PM 3.       764 Bridger Point, Lafayette OPEN SATURDAY 12 – 2 PM  4.       2413 Ginny Way, Lafayette OPEN SUNDAY 2 – 4 PM  5.       7230 Glacier View Road, Longmont OPEN SUNDAY 1 – 3 PM 6.       3913 Oakwood Circle, Longmont OPEN SUNDAY 1 – 3 PM 7.       2251 Meadow Sweet Lane, Erie OPEN SU

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