Pre-listing inspections

As spring approaches so does the most popular time to list a home for sale. When you are ready to sell your home and want to help the sale process go smoothly and quickly, consider a pre-listing home inspection. These type of inspections, paid for by the seller or...
Tips on preventing ice dams

Tips on preventing ice dams

Snow storms and subsequent above freezing temperatures are the perfect combination for ice dams. Ice dams can cause damage to your home and result in expensive repairs. Save yourself the headache of dealing with the issue by keeping these prevention tips in mind. HOW...

The L-Train has left the station

BOULDER – There was a time in Boulder real estate history when just-out-of-reach buyers were ushered by reassuring real estate agents to the surrounding L-towns – Louisville, Lafayette, Longmont and Lyons – when Boulder’s astronomical real estate prices were beyond...
Home at Last: The Villas at Calmante

Home at Last: The Villas at Calmante

It’s no secret that the Boulder housing market is tight. The average home price in Boulder is often quoted as north of a million dollars, and a recent Metrostudy analysis predicted Boulder’s new home market to be a mere fraction of what’s to come in neighboring towns....

Pre-drywall inspection

A pre-drywall inspection when having a new house built is a smart move. When you decide to have a house built there are multiple stages in the building process, some that seem to take an eternity and some that fly by. One of the most important stages in new...
Plan ahead: Preparing your home for a spring sale

Plan ahead: Preparing your home for a spring sale

If a spring move is on the horizon, don’t wait until the first signs of warm weather to start preparing your home. There are lots of things you can begin doing now to get ahead of the process, save time, and avoid headaches down the road. Here are our tips for...
And the winner is – wait for it – Boulder

And the winner is – wait for it – Boulder

BOULDER – If you are looking for reasons to love living in Boulder even more, you don’t have to look far. Over the past years, Boulder has garnered a growing list of top rankings on ‘Best Of’ lists. Now, in January alone, another five accolades rolled in. Boulder...
Tramonto: A home that matches your lifestyle

Tramonto: A home that matches your lifestyle

Low maintenance patio homes in southwest Longmont. When it comes to home buying, there are as many different approaches as there are home buyers. Some start looking one weekend and sign a contract within days. Some spend quite a bit longer weighing pros and cons,...
Ways to save money when buying a home

Ways to save money when buying a home

Buying a home is one of the largest investments that you will make in your lifetime. Naturally, it comes with quite a few up-front expenses. If you’re looking to save some money on your upcoming home purchase, here are a few tips. Increase your credit score If you’re...
Get ready for seed starting

Get ready for seed starting

If you have a dog that greets you with enthusiasm when you come home, dancing about your feet and letting you know you’re the best thing that’s happened to them all day, you’ll understand what my spouse is going through at our house right now. Instead of the dog,...
Should you pay down your mortgage with tax refund money?

Should you pay down your mortgage with tax refund money?

Do you have a tax refund coming your way? Are you trying to decide how to best spend that money? If you’re considering paying down your mortgage with your tax refund, here are a few things to consider. Compare other debts First off, if you have other debts such as...
RE/MAX of Boulder welcomes E and L Team

RE/MAX of Boulder welcomes E and L Team

BOULDER – Elizabeth Ryterski and Laura Shaffer – together they are E and L Team.  As 2017 began, so did new beginnings for the E and L Team at RE/MAX of Boulder. It is with the same excitement and positive energy that RE/MAX of Boulder offers that Elizabeth and Laura...
KW Realtor Ryan Devin helps 65 families toward homeownership

KW Realtor Ryan Devin helps 65 families toward homeownership

GOLDEN – Realtor Ryan Devin, of the Devin Team at Keller Williams, recently helped his sixty-fifth family find their dream home through Home Partners of America, a program that allows buyers unable to purchase a home today to rent now, with the right to own it in the...

RE/MAX Alliance agents make top 100 list

BOULDER – RE/MAX Alliance is pleased to congratulate Jennifer Egbert of RE/MAX Alliance on Walnut for making the RE/MAX Top 100 US Individuals for Residential Real Estate. Congratulations also go out to Leyla Steele and Zach Zeldner of RE/MAX Alliance Walnut – Boulder...
Pruning fruit trees a late winter task

Pruning fruit trees a late winter task

If you’ve been itching to tidy up your fruit trees, February is an excellent time to get out and lop things.  Pruning off a few branches is the perfect way to indulge our green thumbs in winter, plus keep our fruit trees healthy. Let’s take a look at the steps to...
Kalmia38: Fall in love with luxury

Kalmia38: Fall in love with luxury

The builders at Kalmia38 invite the public to fall in love with their brand of luxury at the Open House this Sunday, Feb. 12, from 12 to 3 p.m. Enjoy gourmet chocolates, register for giveaways, and tour four lovely, well-built homes in this intimate north Boulder...

After a home inspection

You are under contract to sell your home and the buyer has had it inspected. The inspection report states that there are items in need of repair or replacement. What should you do next? If you as the seller don’t agree with what the inspector has found you can have...
Colorado to See Modest Growth in 2017

Colorado to See Modest Growth in 2017

As Colorado continues to attract newcomers, economists at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business predict that the state’s economy will expand in 2017. The school’s annual forecast estimates that the state will add 63,400 new jobs this year, with...
What’s a “pocket listing”?

What’s a “pocket listing”?

Occasionally, I have clients who want to try to sell their property, but they want to keep it very low key – this is what we call a soft sell. They don’t want their neighbors and everybody else knowing they are thinking of moving. They don’t want pictures of the...
First steps in the home buying process

First steps in the home buying process

So, you want to buy a home? If you’re new to this process or haven’t done it in a while, you may be uncertain about where to start. Here are a few initial steps that you should take when looking to buy a home. Connect with a real estate agent A real estate agent will...