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Photo Courtesy of Livability

Everyone can agree that Colorado is one of the most beautiful places to live in the country. With snow-capped mountains gracing the scenery, excellent schools, and a welcoming atmosphere, it’s one of the most desirable places to raise a family.

History of US Mortgage Rates and Encouragement to Purchase New Homes

The following is a guest post by Tiffany Swisher, a Home Mortgage Consultant for Colorado Mortgage Alliance 

Recently we have all been rattled by the sudden increase in mortgage rates, but we should not be. Since the Federal Reserve have been dropping the interest rate, which directly relates to our mortgage rates and PRIME RATE we have been told it is only a short fix and to expect interest rates to go back up.Unfortunately or fortunately, however you choose to look at it, the Fed’s have kept interest rates extremely low for about 4 years straight and we have accepted these rates as the norm. Historically speaking the interest rates we were taking out over 4 years ago, 6%, before...

Boulder Business Feature: Trada

Introducing TradaLocated right here in beautiful Boulder, Colorado, Trada is the very first performance-based paid search marketplace. With Trada, clients remain in complete control of their campaigns, while a team of specialized, highly educated, advertising experts work tirelessly to create the most effective marketing campaign possible.(more…)...

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Economic Snapshot: A Look at Boulder County Real Estate (May. 2013)

Re/Max Alliance on WalnutThe following economic snapshot was provided by Re/Max Alliance on Walnut.

May/2013

And the Beat Goes on. That’s a 1980 song from an American group called The Whispers. The song is about moving on from a lost love. In a different sense, the Boulder Valley, Metro Denver, and Northern Colorado real estate markets have moved on from a period of time...

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Mortgage Rates Going Up, and Up, and Up?

Courtesy of Freddie Mac

Courtesy of Freddie Mac

Not exactly, but they are trending upwards. The U.S. home-loan rates are at the highest they have been in 13 months. For the past 3 weeks, mortgage rates are climbing, but luckily the rise is likely going to come to an end.(more…)...

The Future of the Housing Market

Our current housing market is a seller’s dream. Low inventory has given sellers the opportunity to force buyers into bidding wars. With the surplus buyers, sellers are able to pick and choose between offers, often settling on the highest bid. However, as desirable as this current market is for sellers, it won’t last forever.(more…)...

June 2013 Events in Boulder, Colorado

With the cold weather finally behind us, it’s high time to kick off summer, and Boulder knows how to celebrate in style. With outdoor performances and festivals, Boulder is ready to jump into the summer season full swing. This season, there are plenty of events in Boulder, Colorado to keep you and your family busy and satisfied. (more…)...

Tips for Buying a Home in a Seller’s Market

Home Listed by JP Egbert & Associates, Photo Courtesy of HBK Photography

Home Listed by JP Egbert & Associates, Photo Courtesy of HBK Photography

Gone are the days when buyers had the leisure to peruse listings at their leisure, confident that the seller would accept their offer. Buyers are no longer in a position of power; it’s been transferred to the seller, and this is bad news for buyers looking to close quickly on their dream home. Buying a home in a seller's market is tough, but not...

Boulder Business Feature: Rally Software

Rally Software is a Boulder based firm that prides itself in leading the largest, most successful Enterprise Agile Transformations in the country. Rally informs and aids financial service firms with optimizing their opportunities by decreasing delivery time and simultaneously improving their release quality.(more…)...

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Economic Snapshot: A Look at Boulder County Real Estate (April. 2013)

Re/Max Alliance on WalnutThe following economic snapshot was provided by Re/Max Alliance on Walnut.

April/2013

One of the issues the Boulder area real estate market faced as the year began was available inventory of homes for sale across the Boulder Valley. 2012 ended with 814 single family active listings in Boulder County. That was down 27% from the end of 2011 (1121 active single family listings).
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