Articles Re/Max of Boulder owner to launch new Louisville office LOUISVILLE — Jay Kalinski, owner of Re/Max of Boulder, is opening a new real estate agency in Louisville under the Re/Max Elevate banner. The Re/Max Elevate office, set to celebrate a grand opening May 1, is at 724 Main St. Kalinski said agents had been clamoring for an office in eastern Boulder County because many […]
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Articles Colorado 5th Most Innovative State Colorado ranked as the No. 5 most innovative state in the U.S. and the achievement comes with perks. For example, innovation is a principal driver of U.S. economic growth, reports WalletHub, which points toward good news for Colorado’s economic outlook. “In 2019, the U.S. will spend an estimated $581 billion on research and development — more than […]
Articles 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. Single-family home sales […]
Articles Colorado Residents Among Happiest, Healthiest in U.S. Most of us in Colorado feel happy about our life.  Our degree of happiness and healthiness is measured annually when Gallup conducts its wellbeing survey. In the recently released 2018 results, Colorado ranked No. 6 on the Gallup National Health and Well-Being Index, marking the 11th year in a row in the top 10 across the […]
Articles January Home Sales Chill, Fundamentals Solid Home sales for Boulder-area real estate got off to a slow start in 2019 despite fairly mild January weather, resulting in decreased sales compared with a year ago. Single-family homes posted 184 sales, a decrease of 20.3 percent compared with 231 homes sold in the same month last year. Sales of condominiums and townhomes dropped […]
Articles City housing proposal may be Faustian bargain There is a serious shortage of homes in Boulder, as is evidenced by the roughly 65,000 people who commute in and out of Boulder on a daily basis.  About half of these people would live in Boulder if they could, but are forced to “drive until they qualify” for a home, which increases their carbon footprint, […]
Articles Equity Rich Properties Dominate Boulder County Cities More than 40 percent of homeowners in Boulder County are equity rich – that is the amount of loans secured by the property is 50 percent or less of the property’s estimated market value, according to ATTOM Data Solutions Q3 2018 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report. Cities in Boulder County notch the upper end […]
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Articles Home Sales Slow in December, Show Slight Decline for Year End Boulder County home sales declined for December, but overall 2018 sales held somewhat steady with a slight decrease. “December was not a fabulous month for home sales, particularly for attached dwellings,” says Ken Hotard, senior vice president of public affairs for the Boulder Area Realtor® Association. Sales of condominiums and townhomes in the Boulder-area dropped […]
Articles Economic Growth Marches on in Boulder County, but Headwinds Building Boulder’s economic horizon will keep its rosy glow, though economists anticipate the pace will slow in the face of growing local and national challenges. Nationally recognized experts presented a mixed economic message to a record-setting crowd of civic, political and business leaders gathered for the 12th annual Boulder Economic Forecast. Organized by the Boulder Chamber […]
BizWest Be mindful of warning signs in housing market 2018 was another strong year for residential real estate in Colorado in general and Boulder Valley in particular, but what’s in store for 2019? First, a look back at 2018.  Nationally, Colorado jumped from 10th to fifth among all states for one-year appreciation, with a 9.16 percent increase in home values.  Boulder County improved from 57th in […]
Articles Top Places to Raise a Family in Boulder County If you live in Boulder County, you know that all the ingredients needed to make a great place to raise a family are right here. So it’s no surprise that seven of Colorado’s top 25 places to raise a family in 2018 are in Boulder County, according to analysis by Niche.com. Niche.com ranked the family […]
Articles 4 Key Home Buying Trends to Watch in 2019 As we look ahead to coming trends in 2019 real estate, home buyers and sellers nationwide will face changes in the marketplace, according to the economic research team at realtor.com. From housing inventory to generational shifts, here are four top trends to look for in 2019. 1. Inventory will grow, especially for luxury homes Inventory has […]
Articles November Sales Head in Opposite Directions A tale of two markets emerged in November, as Boulder County’s single-family home sales skidded to a stop, while townhomes and condos took a significant leap forward. Single-family home sales in the Boulder-area markets dropped 14.4 percent in November compared to October —310 vs. 362 homes—while condominium and townhome sales rose 14.5 percent—126 units vs. […]
Articles Gifts and Volunteer Elves Bring Magic to Boulder County Families More than 650 Boulder County families with children who might have been overlooked can feel cheer this holiday season, thanks to the power of giving Share-A-Gift makes possible. Now in its 47th holiday season, each year Share-A-Gift helps connect community donations with hundreds of families, representing approximately 1,500 girls and boys from birth to age […]
Articles Boulder’s Economic Confidence Highest in U.S. Boulder leads the nation for the most positive economic outlook, followed by two other Colorado cities in the top 10 — No. 3 Fort Collins and No. 9 Denver. According to the recent survey by Indeed.com, a positive economic outlook is driven largely by where you live more than by a national or political view […]
Articles Leeds MBA Program Jumps 13 Points in Bloomberg Businessweek Rankings University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business ranked No. 67 for its full-time MBA program, according to Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2018 rankings. The ranking is 13 points ahead of last year’s 80th placement. When ranked only among public universities, Leeds rose to No. 29. In the entrepreneurship category, the school ranked No. 10 overall, reflecting its Boulder […]
Articles Despite Monthly Swings, Boulder County Home Sales Hold a Strong Course If there is one constant in Boulder Valley, it’s a strong real estate market. October’s sales statistics show 2018 is on track to finish strong. This is despite that month-to-month, those statistics sometimes show significant fluctuation. Take September and October 2018. When compared to October, September’s data is like Colorado weather: If you don’t like […]
Articles Colorado Dominates Outside Magazine’s 2018 Best Places to Work Nearly half of the companies listed on Outside Magazine’s 2018 50 Best Places to Work call Colorado home – 23 to be exact. And 65 percent of the Colorado businesses are in the Boulder-Denver metro area – 15 in total – leading with No. 3 ranked Whipplewood CPAs in Littleton. Outside Magazine’s editorial staff says […]
Articles Real Estate Conference Set to Explore Boulder Valley Challenges and Trends The eleventh annual Boulder Valley Real Estate Conference offers a packed day Thursday, November 15, exploring trends, commercial impacts, and inventory shortages in Boulder County commercial and residential real estate. Organized by BizWest with presenting sponsor RE/MAX of Boulder, the event delivers an intensive schedule of national keynote speakers and panels made up of local […]