Boulder-area home sales warm as spring approaches

Boulder-area home sales warm as spring approaches

February’s Boulder-area home sales shook off January’s real estate chill with a rise in sales all around. But even with the significant jump for the month, sales for the year still lag compared with last year, which could be good news for those ready to buy a home in this competitive market.

The Air That You Breathe

The Air That You Breathe

The warming signs of spring are hard to ignore. The days are getting longer and crocuses are popping up. And you can’t miss the annual appearance of brightly colored flyers in your mail and stuck in the screen door.

Home on the Ranch

Home on the Ranch

Parkside at Quail Ridge offers the popular home style in three appealing models. Everyone knows the saying: your home is your castle. But really, who’s looking for castles these days? From the tiny house momentum to minimalistic tidying, people in all stages of life are taking note of the appeal of simplicity.

Psychologically impacted or stigmatized homes

Psychologically impacted or stigmatized homes

When listing a home with a real estate agent, sellers of psychologically impacted or “stigmatized” homes often ask if a seller needs to disclose a something such as a murder or suicide occurring on the property. The answer is not the same across all states, but luckily, in Colorado, we have some guidance from the legislature.

RE/MAX Alliance opens new Lafayette office

RE/MAX Alliance has expanded, opening a new office in Lafayette to better serve its clientele across the Front Range. Located in flourishing downtown Lafayette at 109 N. Public Road, the location is outfitted with virtual workspaces, a conference room, and full time staff.

How do you know you’ve gotten true market value of your home?

Market value is defined as the amount a home can be sold for in a given market. It is the most probable price that a property should expect to receive during a competitive and open market under all conditions requisite to a fair sale with the buyer and seller each acting prudently, knowledgeable and assuming the price is not affected by undue stimulus.

Relocating? Check the Housing Affordability Index

Relocating? Check the Housing Affordability Index

If you are mulling over the idea of moving and need to compare to a variety of different places you are interested in relocating to, you will no doubt want to assess the cost of housing. The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) makes it easy to make comparisons. NAR has been keeping track of the housing affordability index nationally for many years, which enables you to see how the index has changed over time. The index is published on a monthly basis from NAR.

Support Local Innovation

Support Local Innovation

Classes and CSAs are two ways you can support and benefit from Benevolence Orchard. (Photo: Shutterstock). Carol O’Meara, Colorado State University Extension The small farm scene is heating up in northern Colorado, bringing fresh ideas to locally grown...