Confidence likely to spread to upper end of market

March sales for single-family homes and attached residences were greater than the sales for January and February combined. Within Boulder, the market for homes below $1.2 million has become a “seller’s market” with well-priced properties going under contract quickly and often with multiple offers. A very high percentage of active listings are under contract, so […]

Q&A: Karen Bernardi

Karen Bernardi, owner of The Bernardi Real Estate Group at Coldwell Banker in Boulder, has been selling real estate for nearly 30 years and is involved with numerous charities and foundations. The Business Report asked her about the Boulder Valley’s residential real estate scene as it recovers from a sluggish economy. Residential real estate has […]

Uncertainty at the top

While every real-estate agent in Boulder Valley screams for more home inventory and some pundits declare the real-estate market is in full recovery, it’s easy to imagine that home prices are soaring across the board. But the recovery from the biggest home-valuation bubble in our lifetime always has had peculiarities that were difficult to estimate, […]

Small is the new big

It may seem curious, but for much of the luxury home market in Boulder and Broomfield counties, small is the new big. Smaller square-footage homes with more amenities and attention to energy efficiency have replaced the gargantuan homes of the past. Some of that is because of new building requirements in Boulder and unincorporated Boulder […]

Boulder County’s top 10 most expensive home sales of 2012

BOULDER — With the state’s lowest foreclosure rate, an unemployment rate far lower than that of most of the state or nation, and its growing national status as a mecca for venture capital, Boulder County has been basking in good economic news. That news was beginning to be reflected in high-end home sales in the […]

Head of the class

All around the Boulder Valley School District, the sound of silence now is a welcome occasion. Not that the playgrounds aren’t often filled with laughter and the classrooms buzzing with the questions of engaged minds, but what is eerily missing after more than four years is the sound of construction, which occurred in every school […]