What you get for $5 million

Homes in the $5 million range are slim pickings in the area, according to a local broker. “As far as single-family residences just under $4.5 million, there are only a handful that are bought for the structure rather than for the land,´ said Emily Gadacz, broker associate with Colorado Landmark Realtors. “As far as homes […]

What you get for $4 million

When searching for new digs in this part of Colorado in the $4 million price range, buyers are tending to stay close to their financial plan, according to a local real estate agent. “Since the crash, people are interested in buying below their cap – unlike in 2008,´ said Candace Loving, broker with Colorado Landmark […]

What you get for $3million

New construction in the Boulder area is coming back. With construction loans loosening up and confidence in the economy on the upswing, builders are picking up their hammers again. “From 2008 to 2011 spec builders sat on the sidelines,´ said Jay Hebb, Re/Max Alliance on Walnut partner/broker. The margin for builders had gotten what Hebb […]

What you get for $2 million

As the price goes up, so do the expectations. Buyers in the $2 million range look for luxury and investment potential, according to Ken Radtke, broker with Keller Williams Realty. “They want to feel the value,” he said. That means aiming for alder wood trim over oak and imported marbles. It makes buyers feel like […]

What you get for $1 million

Whereas demand is high and inventory for most residential properties is low, there is an abundance in the $1 million to $5 million range, according to Doug Haffnieter, Flagstaff Properties broker owner. Referring to the property he’s listing at 6081 Nimbus Road in Longmont, he said, “There are 18 listings in the same area with […]

What you get for $750,000

The speed of listing to showing to selling is what Steve Steward, Steward Realty owner/broker, describes as “indicative of pent-up demand.” With the low number of houses available up against the high number of people looking to buy, Steward sees the market as continuing to swell. “Looks like we’re off to a pretty robust spring,” […]

What you get for $2 million

Home buyers and home sellers are coming back to the bargaining table with more realistic viewpoints of how far a dollar will go as the economy inches out of recession. “A year ago the upper-end market was a lot softer, and they weren’t getting showing activity and sales,” said Gary Calderon, broker-owner of Accent Properties […]

What You Get for $1.5 million

“There is an increased level of optimism in this price point,´ said Sarah Lassen, broker/owner of Team Lassen, Metro Brokers, in Broomfield. “Financing is loosening up, and interest rates are low so more people are able to step in and buy.” As a result, an increased number of homes in the $1.5 million range are […]

What you get for $1 million

An artist’s concept of indoor/outdoor living in the heart of Boulder. A half-acre refuge less than a half a mile from downtown Louisville. A brick masterpiece with backyard views west across the 17th fairway of Indian Peaks Golf Course in Lafayette. Or your basic mansion at the end of one of the most reclusive, yet […]

Location matters when evaluating housing amenities

With the housing market picking up, the Boulder area seems to be on the edge of a strong comeback, local Realtors say. “In general, the market in Boulder feels really strong – the showings vs. listings are back to what they were in 2007 and 2008,” said Julie Meko, an associate broker with Re/Max of […]