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Would’ve, Could’ve, Should’ve: I wish I bought that property!

A friend was talking about how she wishes she bought a condo in a mountain resort town back when she first moved to Colorado. It’s a story that repeats itself; “If I only bought a place back then, it would be worth so much now!” Have you wistfully thought about a particular property you considered buying but didn’t because it seemed too much of a financial stretch? My advice to you is this: don’t shy away from today’s housing market only to create regret in the future. While Boulder County real estate continues to be tight on inventory with high market rates, …

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‘SKO Buffs! Buying Property for Your College Student Versus Dorm Life

http://If you have a college-bound student you’ve probably run a lot of numbers on what it will cost. You’ve factored for tuition, learning materials, computers, and room and board, plus extra spending money. The estimated cost for an in-state student to attend the University of Colorado Boulder is $30,0000 with half going toward education and half funneled to living expenses. That’s a big expense on both sides. Have you considered buying property for your student’s housing versus paying “rent” for dorm life? Financially an investment property may make sense to build equity, potentially gain a tax deduction, and have your student’s roommates pay …

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Hot Pocket: Claim Your Stake in One of Boulder’s Hottest Neighborhoods

There’s more than one reason the Dakota Ridge area in Boulder’s north end is one of Boulder’s hottest neighborhoods. Its sweeping views, a location nestled next to Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks, and closeness to a vibrant business area blends a cocktail of desire to those who want the best in Boulder new real estate. New to the area is Dakota Flats, a condominium complex with a modern take on style. Dakota Flats can expect the same buying and selling activity that the Dakota Ridge community enjoys. According to an article printed in the Daily Camera, Dakota Ridge Village – …

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Open Enrollment: What Does it Mean for Your Next Home Location?

The highly-rated Boulder Valley School District offers Open Enrollment (OE), a program allowing parents and guardians the opportunity to register children in a school outside of their designated neighborhood one. Boulder’s schools have a wide variety of educational types, allowing kids to learn in an environment that better suits their talents, interests or learning style. Families can choose from varying instructional philosophies and focuses such as Montessori, Waldorf, Fine Arts, and Science. OE is an exciting option for families to choose the school that best serves their kids, whether that’s a neighborhood school or an opt-in-only facility (like Peak-to-Peak, Summit, …

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