Homeowners adopting smart technology cautiously

Almost half of all Americans now own or plan to invest this year in some kind of smart-home technology — some version of making lighting, heating and electronic devices that are remotely controllable. The findings come from a Coldwell Banker Real Estate survey, which polled more than 4,000 people prior to the 2016 Consumer Electronics […]

Get smart Adopting smart-home technology can be easy and practical

Simplicity and ease of use override technological innovation in the minds of people who are looking to purchase smart-home technology, according to a recent survey from Icontrol Networks. The drive is to have devices that solve real and everyday problems. Gartner, a leading information-technology research company, predicts that a typical family home in 2022 could […]

Longmont, a lake, and a lot to like

By Elizabeth Gold The main issue that continues to hold residential property sales down in Boulder County is the available inventory. For shoppers, even finding something for less than $700,000 in Boulder County presents a challenge. Heather Brandt, broker associate with Re/Max Alliance Longmont, points to Longmont as a good source for properties that fit […]

Safe and sound – Protect the luxury home you lock and leave

Some people buy a luxury home to set up permanent residence, some intend for it to be a vacation property or seasonal sanctuary, and some plan for it to be an investment. Regardless of the intention, a lot of luxury homeowners spend a fair amount of time traveling for work or pleasure, living elsewhere or […]

Star of the show

The variety of residential properties currently available in the area for $6 million or more stretches wide. With bonuses that range from a 75-foot-long lap pool to a geodesic dome, these properties are way more than the MLS facts. For example, the property listed as 3472 Sunshine Canyon Drive in Boulder actually is three individually […]

Wow factor, custom features calling cards of homes in high-end segment

  When moving into the high-end category of residential property, attention given to the design, construction and details takes on a whole new meaning. Almost everything in these houses is hand-picked and custom-made, and have a breath-taking factor built in. At 1133 Timber Lane, for example, every piece of furniture and art was chosen specifically […]

Unique Chautauqua contemporary melds the old with the new

Local houses currently available in the $4 million price range are hard to compare. Each has unique features that makes comparison an apples-to-oranges list. For example, the house at 517 15th St. in Boulder is built around a restored 1900s cottage, and Chautauqua Park is close enough to basically be the back yard. Boulder architect […]

Experts: Buyers moving at top speed should use caution

The low supply and high demand for residential real estate in the area obviously tips in the favor of sellers. Buyers, on the other hand, are swimming in a pool of competition – trying to get their bids in before someone else does. An unfortunate result of rushing into the process before thinking the situation […]

Summertime – and the livin’ is easy

It doesn’t take a lot to make summertime a little easier. The variety of goods that will make your stay-at-home days inspired and your treks away from home fun are plentiful. Take a look at what area stores have to offer to spark ideas and get you moving in the right direction. Get a handle […]