CU ranks high among 2017 best colleges

BOULDER – University of Colorado Boulder earned strong marks in the latest list of Best National Universities for 2017 published in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Colleges report. Boulder’s flagship university is No. 38 among top public universities...

RE/MAX of Boulder cultivates a community-minded spirit of giving

BOULDER – When we think of a city, we tend to think of its geography, amenities and commerce. But what makes a city a real-life community? It’s the people who live there. The connections between people are what truly make communities strong. If you want to know what...

Then and now: A look at Boulder market trends over the last decade

BOULDER – While some aspects of Boulder have remained the same for decades (the stunning Flatirons certainly aren’t going anywhere!), the local real estate market has experienced some noticeable shifts. Ten years ago, real estate in Boulder was characterized by...

Boulder County real estate still a seller’s market

BOULDER – If you’re thinking about selling your Boulder County home, indicators show this is a good time to do so. The fact is home sellers in Boulder County are a rare species. Few home sellers coupled with the lack of construction means that available inventory is...

Benefits of selling your home in November/December

BOULDER – Conventional wisdom tells us that homes sell faster and easier in spring and summer. This is most often attributed to the fact that parents don’t want to move their children during the school year. However, the demographics of modern homebuyers are changing,...

Making a remarkable difference for 25 years

BOULDER – If you’re lucky enough to call Boulder County home, here’s some news to celebrate. The Community Foundation Boulder County, an organization that has shaped our community through philanthropic leadership, marks its 25th anniversary this year. During that...

RE/MAX Realtor Jill Grano buys mobile home tax liens to save houses

BOULDER – In order to save homes and raise awareness about a predatory practice, Realtor Jill Grano, of RE/MAX Alliance on Walnut, purchases mobile home tax liens for female homeowners. In 2015, four Boulder County residents lost their homes to an investor because...

Housing Helpers Achieves 30-Year Milestone in Boulder

BOULDER – Housing Helpers will be celebrating 30 years as a Boulder business in 2017. The company was founded by a University of Colorado student who saw the need for a better way to match roommates. It has grown over the past 30 years into a full-service real estate...

Boulder area home sales hit slow season

BOULDER – While price appreciation continues to signal a strong Boulder-area market, month-over-month home sales for September pulled back in keeping with the usual fall slowdown.   This year, however, due to robust home sales in 2015, that comparative slowdown isn’t...

Experts talk trends at upcoming Boulder Valley Real Estate Conference

BOULDER – The ninth annual Boulder Valley Real Estate Conference, on Nov. 15, 2016, promises to give a glimpse into what to expect for next year’s ever-changing and growing real estate landscape in Boulder Valley. Presented by BizWest and RE/MAX of Boulder, the event...

The Last of Its Kind

“A World Away” yet only 2.5 miles from Downtown Boulder BOULDER – Hidden behind the Diagonal Highway and Independence Road, exists a one-of-a-kind, pastoral farm – the idyllic land preserving a strong link to Boulder’s rich history. The 80 acres at McKenzie Farm is...

How to save when buying a home

BOULDER – After a summer of rising home prices, here’s some good news for buyers. If you can choose the month in which you buy your next home, it could save you thousands of dollars. That month would be in the fall or winter, according to a recent study by...

Thompson Daviau Realty helping Soles4Souls combat poverty

BOULDER – Janet Thompson and Kirsty Daviau, a mother and daughter team and the founders of Thompson Daviau Realty, are proud to announce their office, located at 4450 Arapahoe Avenue, Suite 100, Boulder, CO, is hosting a fall donation drive for Soles4Souls in honor of...

Boulder ranks No. 3 for artists per capita

BOULDER –  With Boulder’s strong arts community, it stands to reason there are a lot of artists who choose to live here, nestled next to the Flatirons. And it’s true, according to a recent report by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Compared to the rest of...

Putting home equity to good use

BOULDER – When home prices increase as they have in the Boulder-area, homeowners gain equity in their home. To some, it may feel like sitting on a small fortune. And with interest rates so low, many are taking out home equity loans and home equity lines of credit...

WK Real Estate welcomes Pamela Kruteck

BOULDER – WK Real Estate has announced the addition of Broker Associate Pamela Kruteck to its Boulder office. Pamela brings expertise and passion – plus a background in relocation, marketing, knowledge of the local culture and a dedicated work ethic – to every...

Inventory remains key factor in markets across the state

Median sales price for Colorado’s single-family homes dips for second time in three months while condominium/townhouse prices increase ENGLEWOOD – The median sales price of a single-family home in Colorado has dropped for the second time in the past three months to...

Boulder-area home sales: Expected and unprecedented

BOULDER – ‘Dry’ describes the climate of the Boulder-area since July. But ‘dry’ doesn’t adequately portray the complexities of today’s Boulder County real estate market. Ken Hotard, senior vice president of public affairs for the Boulder Area Realtor® Association, has...

Thompson Daviau Realty offers home-buying guidelines

In light of National Preparedness Month, Janet Thompson and Kirsty Daviau, of Thompson Daviau Realty, list the top five tips when preparing to purchase a new home. BOULDER –  Janet Thompson and Kirsty Daviau have over 20 years’ experience between them in the local...

Boulder Green Home Tour 2016 showcases innovations

BOULDER – Homeowners, builders and anyone eager to discover the latest in sustainable building practices will step inside some of Boulder County’s most innovative green home designs during the second annual Boulder Green Home Tour tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 24....

Decoding down payment funds

BOULDER – Before you get ready to buy a house, understand what type of funds you need to have available for your down payment – the lump sum paid upfront that reduces the amount of money borrowed. Seasoned funds The money you use for a down payment must be seasoned...

Tap into the booming senior market with the Silver Business microSummit

The microSummit will be held at RE/MAX of Boulder on Oct. 11 BOULDER – According to the 2015 Boulder County AgeWell study, older adults represent the fastest growing segment of Boulder County’s population. As of 2015, about 19% of Boulder County’s population was age...