Denio West in Longmont: Efficient, Spacious and ‘Right-Sized’

Denio West in Longmont: Efficient, Spacious and ‘Right-Sized’

When Dennis Coombs and his wife, Kristen Kanard, decided to sell their beloved family home of more than three decades, they resolved to remain in Longmont. “We wanted a low-maintenance home, which will allow us to travel more for longer periods of time without worrying about whether the walks are shoveled or the lawn is mowed, but we wanted to stay in the community we love.”

Area plant sales abound

Area plant sales abound

Despite teasing weather from Mother Nature, area gardeners are gearing up for a new season of planting beautiful flowers, delicious fruits, and fresh vegetables. So it’s with joy that we celebrate the advent of local plant sales, each one supporting good causes in the community while supplying us with the flowers and foliage we crave. Take a look at area sales and the groups they support.

Are you too old to buy a home?

Are you too old to buy a home?

Many baby boomers never bought a home in their younger years and some baby boomers lost their home in the 2007 to 2012 recession. Baby boomers were born between 1944 and 1964, making them between 55 and 75 years old this year. Those baby boomers are now in their retirement years and are asking, “Am I too old to buy a home?”

The benefits of waterside living at Barefoot Lakes

The benefits of waterside living at Barefoot Lakes

Barefoot Lakes is a community built on the idea that nature experiences and lakeside living make everyday activities more unique. Located just a few miles off I-25 in Firestone, Barefoot Lakes is designed to encourage natural experiences for its residents. Whether it’s a walk on the network of trails through open space, or a picnic at the 12-acre Peninsula Park, residents and their families can engage with nature easily and daily.

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.

Markel Homes Puts Contemporary Spin on Architectural Classics

Markel Homes Puts Contemporary Spin on Architectural Classics

Ask a friend or colleague about his childhood and he’ll tell you where he grew up and what it was like to live there. You’ll hear about his family’s home, the neighborhood, the kids he hung out with and the year his mom decided the family would climb fourteen 14ers over summer vacation. Decades later, the sense of place still resonates. Images and memories come alive with the telling, some so keen they could have happened yesterday.

Creativity Inspires  Commercial Engineering

Creativity Inspires Commercial Engineering

Most people won’t realize how often they come in contact with the byproducts of local businesses. Whether you’ve heard of them or not, you likely have an experiential relationship with the Ascent Group, a Boulder-based engineering firm that boasts an impressive client list.

Alphabet Street : The Origin of Boulder’s Street Names

Boulder’s original street-naming convention began in 1891 with the platting of the Newlands subdivision. Avenues ran east and west, starting with 1st Avenue and increasing numerically to the north to 6th Avenue. Streets ran north and south, beginning with 3rd Street, nearest to the Foothills. But overlapping avenue and street names became confusing as the Newlands subdivision grew and North Boulder developed. A change was gonna come (name that artist) and public meetings were held to solve the problem.

Low-Maintenance Living in Boulder Creek’s Longmont Patio Homes

Low-Maintenance Living in Boulder Creek’s Longmont Patio Homes

With only three homes remaining for sale at Tramonto in Longmont, the beloved low-maintenance community by award-winning lifestyle builder Boulder Creek Neighborhoods offers the epitome of easy living, from main floor, open-concept floorplans, a peaceful location in the shadow of Long’s Peak, a network of community parks to perhaps most crucially, the freedom of a brilliantly accessible, low-maintenance homes.

Housing for Everyone

Housing for Everyone

Every year, Colorado REALTORS® gather for two days in Denver at the Economic Summit and REALTOR® Day at the Capitol. This is an opportunity for Colorado REALTORS® to meet with Colorado legislators and hear a variety of presentations. This year’s meeting featured a “Housing for All – Demographics of Homeownership” panel discussion moderated by Matthew Leprino, a Denver REALTOR® and REColorado board member.