Boulder, Colorado has a very rich history and is well known for the desire of its citizens to preserve certain aspects of that history. In 1974, the City of Boulder created a Historic Preservation program after a citizen -driven effort to recognize and protect buildings and sites important to Boulder’s history. Initially, there were 5 individual landmarks […]
The Fair Housing Act was passed in 1968. Every year since then, the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) has commemorated its passage with events and education that underscore the need to expand inclusion and learn more about housing discrimination and segregation. Fair Housing Month signifies a continued commitment by Realtors across our country to expand […]
Property assessments are coming!
On May 1, every property owner in Boulder County can expect to receive a notice for the newly assessed value of their property. (Photo: Pexels). This May Day, one thing every property owner in Boulder County can depend on is receiving is a newly assessed property value. Since 2023 is an odd numbered year, state statute […]
Increasing the velocity of your money with home equity management
Home prices have increased across the country since the end of the recession in 2012, through the COVID-19 pandemic, and now continuing in 2023. Colorado and the Front Range have seen even more appreciation than the national average. Huge increases in home equity and low-interest rates make it very tempting to pull equity out of […]
Increasing the velocity of real estate wealth through leverage
When investing in real estate, it makes the most sense to get a loan for a good portion of the purchase price. The concept of leverage is what is known as using “other people’s money” or OPM. When investing in real estate, it makes the most sense to get a loan for a good portion of […]
Is the Real Estate Market Shifting?
After 10 years of boom, can we say the real estate market has shifted — and will it bust? (Photo: Pexels). BOULDER – The Boulder County real estate market has been robust since the end of the recession in 2012. None of the boom markets since the 1980s have lasted as long as this one. […]
Homeowners Insurance Checkup
The one year anniversary of the Marshall Fire in Louisville, Superior and Boulder County has just passed. The events of the last decade in Colorado, including fire, flood, wind and hail, have shown that most homeowners were under insured or lacked coverage in some areas at all. As homeowners, the responsible thing to do is […]
Why Invest in Real Estate in 2023?
Most people consider their single-family home they live in as an investment in real estate. In fact, when they fill out a financial statement, it is even listed as an asset. It’s true that the home will likely go up in value over the years, and as the loan is paid off, it could represent […]