Fair housing month

Fair housing month

Fair Housing Month signifies a continued commitment by Realtors® across our country to expand equal access to housing.

The new reverse mortgage – Part 2

The new reverse mortgage – Part 2

Colorado is one of the fastest aging states in the country and Boulder County is also rapidly aging. Reverse mortgages are becoming more popular as baby boomers retire and want to maintain their standard of living. The reverse mortgage is a financial tool, which has...
Your number is up: a look at the evolution of house numbering

Your number is up: a look at the evolution of house numbering

It’s 1770 and Maria Theresa, the empress of the Habsburg Empire, just lost the Seven Years’ War. Not one to wave the white flag, she decides to win back her territory. But to succeed, she needs a formidable army. While feudal landlords handle military recruitment...
Colorado jobs are bouncing back – Affect on housing market

Colorado jobs are bouncing back – Affect on housing market

A stronger job market and economic recovery could accelerate purchasing power for real estate and demand for rental properties. A thriving business environment is good news for all of us who live here and for those who are moving here. Colorado’s economic recovery...
Oakwood Homes Plans Hometown Community in Reunion

Oakwood Homes Plans Hometown Community in Reunion

By Linda Thorsen Bond forAt Home Northern Colorado Photos courtesy Oakwood Homes If you made a list of everything you dreamed of in a new home, what would you include? Would “location, location, location” be at the top of your list? Or great community, great...
The new reverse mortgage Part 1

The new reverse mortgage Part 1

The upcoming Aging at Altitude Expo will be held at the Boulder Jewish Community Center on April 23. One of the sessions at the conference will explain reverse mortgages as a financial tool for those who are 62 years of age and over.

6 fiduciary duties of a real estate agent

6 fiduciary duties of a real estate agent

The real estate agent is often considered a fiduciary, which establishes them as a trusted source who is obligated to keep the client’s interests and desires in mind while maintaining various boundaries.

BOLO Realtors is Making Waves in the Ever-Dynamic World of Real Estate

BOLO Realtors is Making Waves in the Ever-Dynamic World of Real Estate

For those who don’t know BOLO Realtors, the Boulder Longmont Realtor Association is making waves in the ever-dynamic world of real estate in Boulder County – and beyond. BOLO is a merger between Realtor® associations in Boulder and Longmont. But it’s bigger than branding.

Wondering if you’re too old to buy a home?

Wondering if you’re too old to buy a home?

There are certainly few things in life we’re too old to do, like playing in the NFL. However, when it comes to buying a home, you’re never too old. In fact, the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) says that about 25% of first-time homebuyers are over 52 years of age

Are you and your real estate agent a match?

Are you and your real estate agent a match?

Meeting a new real estate agent occasionally feels like a first date as you trade a bottle of cabernet for talks of comps and closing costs. But with so many real estate agents available, it can be hard to find a dream match for your dream home.

Crystal ball anyone? Real estate predictions for 2022

Crystal ball anyone? Real estate predictions for 2022

The 2022 nationwide housing forecast by Realtor.com showed a continued slowing from the spring 2021 frenzy. But much is expected to stay the same, according to Realtor.com: Prices will stay high and inventory tight, even while mortgage rates rise.

South Boulder’s rich farming heritage

South Boulder’s rich farming heritage

Today, South Boulder is known for its laid-back lifestyle, strong sense of community, and its close proximity to iconic trails and lauded national laboratories. However, over a century ago, the landscape was much different: three major farms – Martin, Kohler and Viele – occupied the undulating terrain.