What to Watch for in Builder Contracts

What to Watch for in Builder Contracts

Contracts used at new home subdivisions or by custom home builders for the construction of a new home, are not the standard Colorado Real Estate Commission approved form. Since these contracts are usually written by the builder’s attorney, in the builder’s favor, the...

WK Real Estate Welcomes Terri Taydus

BOULDER – WK Real Estate is pleased to announce the addition of Broker Associate Terri Taydus to its Boulder Office. Having remodeled a number of homes, and as a real estate investor herself, Terri works hard to impart her knowledge and share her experience with her...
Boulder County Housing Sales Seem Unstoppable

Boulder County Housing Sales Seem Unstoppable

  BOULDER – Boulder County housing sales in May rolled strong once again, demonstrated by sharp growth in the single-family home market and solid performance for attached dwellings. “Gains in single-family home sales topped 40 percent – a really strong increase that...

WK Real Estate Welcomes Patricia McGrane

BOULDER – WK Real Estate is pleased to announce the addition of Broker Associate Patricia McGrane to its Boulder office. With a background in physical therapy, fitness and as a competitive athlete, Patricia offers a unique and genuine relationship-based service to her...
Hail Storm Hits Your House – Now What?

Hail Storm Hits Your House – Now What?

BOULDER – Summer afternoons in Colorado are often hit with wild weather, and this week was no exception. The Boulder/Louisville area was pounded by a severe hail storm with golf ball and larger-sized hail wreaking havoc on buildings, houses, cars, trees and gardens. I...
Boulder Ranked “Top Movers” in America

Boulder Ranked “Top Movers” in America

  BOULDER – Fitbit captures loads of personal fitness data based on 10 million users nationwide. With so many people using Fitbit to track personal fitness nationwide, it’s only ‘fitting’ for Fitbit to analyze data and output results. And they did. Based on Fitbit’s...
The Silicon Factor

The Silicon Factor

BOULDER – Fun fact: Silicon, a chemical element with a blue-gray metallic luster and number 14 on the Periodic Table, has semiconducting properties and is widely used in making electronic circuits. (Trust me, I know where I’m going with this.) In the early ‘70s, a...
Property Tax Prorations at Closings

Property Tax Prorations at Closings

  BOULDER – Based on the date of a real estate closing, property taxes should be fairly divided between the buyer and seller so that each party pays for the taxes during the time in which they own the property. It seems as if these property tax prorations are very...
What Is (and Isn’t) Mid-Century Modern?

What Is (and Isn’t) Mid-Century Modern?

  Coined in 1984, the phrase “midcentury modern” encompasses a particular style of architecture, industrial design, and graphic design that rose to prominence during the middle of the 20th century. While the original movement lasted roughly from the early 1930s to mid...
How Much it Costs to Sell a House

How Much it Costs to Sell a House

A shortage of homes for sale in the U.S. gives sellers the advantage in most housing markets. But many sellers don’t realize that getting rid of their house likely will cost them thousands of dollars. Real estate commissions and other fees can eat up about 10 percent...

Is it better to buy now or later?

LOVELAND – It seems that whether the real estate market is up or down, home buyers constantly wrestle with the decision of whether to buy now or later. Let’s face it, hindsight is always 20/20 and the future is always uncertain. If you knew a few years ago that the...
Why Midcentury Modern Isn’t Going Anywhere

Why Midcentury Modern Isn’t Going Anywhere

During its peak in the 1950s, the midcentury modern movement swept through the United States, fundamentally changing the landscape of the design world forever. With an emphasis on simplicity, functionality, and integration with the natural world, this iconic style...
Denver International Named Top Airport  in America

Denver International Named Top Airport in America

  BOULDER – Denver International Airport ranked No. 1 in the U.S, reports international air transport researchers at Skytrax in the 2018 annual airport awards.  In a separate Skytrax ranking of regional airports by continent, Denver is the No. 1 airport in North...