Boulder Rent Prices Decline

Boulder Rent Prices Decline

BOULDER – The usual story of ever-rising Boulder rents took a new turn this month. Data for August 2018 shows Boulder rents fell slightly by 0.1 percent last month and by 0.1 percent year-over-year, according to the latest report from rental site Apartment List. That...
Why Higher Offers Are Not Always Better for Sellers

Why Higher Offers Are Not Always Better for Sellers

  LOVELAND – Bidding wars become common in a seller’s market. With few listings and so much competition, prices can rise fairly quickly. Such increases can move so rapidly that appraisals are unable to keep up with them. Given that appraisals are key to buyers’...
Getting Smart About SmartRegs for Rentals

Getting Smart About SmartRegs for Rentals

BOULDER – The December 31 deadline for SmartRegs compliance for residential rental properties in the city of Boulder is looming. When the City Council adopted the ordinance on September 21, 2010, the deadline seemed far in the future. However, that deadline is now...
Colorado Garden – Fall Color

Colorado Garden – Fall Color

LONGMONT – Fall is a time for celebration, with the end of season harvest and cool relief from heat getting us out into the garden to enjoy the autumn sights.  We revel in the changing colors, marvel at the sunflowers’ nodding heads, and laugh as squirrels gather...
High Tech Home Security Tools

High Tech Home Security Tools

LOVELAND –  Technology tools can improve the security of your home while also increasing its value. If you’re thinking about modernizing your home and enhancing its security, here are some high-tech home security tools to consider. Video doorbell During this past...
Things Home Inspectors Wish You Knew

Things Home Inspectors Wish You Knew

BOULDER – Inspections can make or break a sale for both sellers and buyers. For this reason, the inspection process can be somewhat terrifying weather you are buying or selling. For sellers, it’s a reminder of issues you might have been ignoring over the years. And...
Mast year

Mast year

LONGMONT – My neighborhood is filled with curious people, folks who pull out lawn chairs to watch the goings-on in my yard or devise reasons to stroll by for a closer view. I don’t blame them; things at my place are usually on the edge of chaos, what with me...