Do it right the first time with FHSA

Do it right the first time with FHSA

The following article is a summary from the book, “Realtor for Life,” written by Duane Duggan. BOULDER – You’ve probably heard of 529 college savings accounts. But have you heard of Colorado First Time Homebuyer Savings Accounts (FHSA)? Any Coloradan can set up a...

Boulder County home sales chill in April, inventory the driving factor

Despite a few snow storms, spring is in full swing in Boulder County, which usually brings robust buying activity in residential real estate. But home sales slowed in April with a mixed bag of a drop in multi-family home sales and a modest improvement in single-family...
Custom Lots For Sale in Boulder County from Markel Homes

Custom Lots For Sale in Boulder County from Markel Homes

Turning your dream home into reality starts with finding the perfect lot. Markel Homes is here to help. The Boulder-based builder has released a limited number of desirable lots in three Markel Homes communities in Boulder County. Amenities abound in each location,...

Check your mailbox: New property assessments coming early May

BOULDER – This May Day, there’s one thing every property owner in Boulder County can depend on: receiving a new assessed property value. “Because 2017 is an odd numbered year, State statute requires that every property in Boulder County be evaluated for ‘assessed’...

Spring sun shines on Boulder area home sales

BOULDER – Spring home buying season is off to a bright start in the Boulder-area real estate market with sales and inventory improving for the month of March. “We’ve had such beautiful weather, people have been very active in the housing market,” says Ken Hotard, vice...

Condo/townhome sales tick upward

BOULDER – Boulder area home sales improved in February 2017, as condo and townhome sales jumped substantially, single-family home inventory rose and prices moderated slightly. But inventory continues to be far lower than a healthy market requires. “It’s the same old...

Realtor Rich Alpers sponsors local recreation softball team

BOULDER – Rich Alpers, a Realtor with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, is sponsoring the Heatherwood Home Runners, an adult coed Boulder Recreation softball league team. “I am sponsoring this team because Heatherwood is the neighborhood I live and work in and...
RE/MAX of Boulder Realtors recognized for career achievement

RE/MAX of Boulder Realtors recognized for career achievement

BOULDER ‑ RE/MAX of Boulder is pleased to announce that 14 of the company’s Realtors were recognized with career achievement awards, acknowledging outstanding professional accomplishments. Awards, including Lifetime Achievement Award and Hall of Fame, were presented...

Enjoy the Ride: Pedal to Properties

A Full Service Real Estate Firm with a Boulder Vibe. It’s no secret that Boulder is a “biking” town. A fair share of the population relies on pedal power to go to work, run errands or enjoy an epic ride. Bikes are also an excellent way to slow down and connect with...
RE/MAX of Boulder awarded highest honor

RE/MAX of Boulder awarded highest honor

BOULDER – RE/MAX of Boulder was named No. 1 single RE/MAX office in the U.S. for 2016 sales volume, marking the eighth time the company earned the No. 1 ranking. The award was presented at the recent annual international RE/MAX convention held in Las Vegas, NV,...
WK Real Estate welcomes Matthew Jensen

WK Real Estate welcomes Matthew Jensen

BOULDER – WK Real Estate is pleased to announce the addition of Broker Associate Matthew Jensen to its Boulder office. Matthew is a native to Boulder and has passion for the community and all it has to offer. He is a member of the Boulder Chamber of Commerce and was...

2017 real estate outlook: Strong and competitive in Boulder-Area

BOULDER – Experts at RE/MAX of Boulder predict this year’s Boulder Valley real estate will face the same persistent challenge that dominated last year – high demand and low inventory. The combination creates a strong seller’s market and tough buying competition....
High housing prices and low inventory crunch buyers across U.S.

High housing prices and low inventory crunch buyers across U.S.

BOULDER – As 59 million people nationwide consider becoming home buyers this year, real estate prices have soared to record highs and inventory continues to be in shorty supply, making the path to owning a home in America increasingly challenging. Many of those...
Barb Bashor attends national conference

Barb Bashor attends national conference

BOULDER – Barb Bashor, a prominent Broker at WK Real Estate, who has offices in both Longmont and Boulder, recently attended a conference in Phoenix, AZ comprised of the top 3% of all agents nationwide, and sponsored by The Council of Residential Specialists....
And the winner is – wait for it – Boulder

And the winner is – wait for it – Boulder

BOULDER – If you are looking for reasons to love living in Boulder even more, you don’t have to look far. Over the past years, Boulder has garnered a growing list of top rankings on ‘Best Of’ lists. Now, in January alone, another five accolades rolled in. Boulder...
Colorado to See Modest Growth in 2017

Colorado to See Modest Growth in 2017

As Colorado continues to attract newcomers, economists at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business predict that the state’s economy will expand in 2017. The school’s annual forecast estimates that the state will add 63,400 new jobs this year, with...
December sales weather seasonal slowdown, low inventory

December sales weather seasonal slowdown, low inventory

December’s real estate statistics for the Boulder area were a mixed bag, impacted by the typical holiday slowdown, persistent low inventory, and continued rising prices. Condominium and townhome inventory helped put a shine on December’s attached dwelling sales in...
The home valuation: What’s your home worth?

The home valuation: What’s your home worth?

Recently former clients asked me to come over to review some renovations they were considering before selling in a few years. They wanted to know if it would make financial sense to put this remodeling investment into their home to help maximize its value. During my...
RE/MAX of Boulder welcomes back John Chamberlin

RE/MAX of Boulder welcomes back John Chamberlin

BOULDER – John Chamberlin has returned to RE/MAX of Boulder as a broker associate specializing in residential listings and sales. Excited to be back, John appreciates the strength and expertise of the RE/MAX of Boulder team. In his 31 years of real estate experience,...