August 2015

Found 16 blog entries for August 2015.

Perhaps it’s not surprising but it’s always good to hear that Colorado’s economy is doing as well if not better than expected.

According to the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business, Colorado’s economy is outperforming the nation in 2015.

Statistics for the advanced 2014 gross domestic product estimates released in June showed Colorado’s growing by 4.7 percent, far outpacing the 2.2 percent growth the United States is experiencing.

Colorado also recorded faster growth in employment, home prices and personal income than the nation in 2014, reflected by Colorado business leaders who have more confidence in the state economy than the national economy, according to the Leeds Business Confidence Index.

In December 2014, the

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Four Colorado metropolitan statistical areas including Boulder landed on Forbes’ 17th annual Best Places for Business and Careers list, all ranking in the top 40, but it’s the No. 1 city that has people buzzing: Denver.

The Denver-Aurora-Lakewood metro area took the top slot for the first time, moving up from fourth place in 2014. Home to 2.8 million people, the metro area “is attractive for its diverse economy, highly educated labor force and outdoor recreational opportunities. Companies are increasingly choosing Denver as the site for new operations or to relocate,” Forbes reports.

Fort Collins (Larimer County) came in at No. 10 on the list, while Boulder (Boulder County) was the third-highest-ranking city at No. 26; Greeley (Weld County) came in

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By Jessica Shanahan, Premier Lending LLC adapted from the Shirmeyer Rate Market Report.

Mortgage interest rates are flat on the week as economic data mostly met expectations. Economic data that was in line with consensus forecasts included Consumer spending rising by 0.2%, Unemployment which continues to be near all-time lows, Factory Orders rose 1.8% and Non-farm payrolls were up 215,000 as expected. Economic data slightly weaker than expected included the ISM Manufacturing Index slipping 0.8 tenths, Construction spending only rising 0.1% and International Trade which saw the trade gap widen to $43.8 billion. Dennis Lockhart of the Fed led investors to believe on Tuesday that the first rate hike will be coming in September barring any significantly

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3835 Carlock Dr., Boulder                                       OPEN SUNDAY 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM     Steve Altermatt               

1142 Crestmoor Dr., Boulder                                   OPEN SUNDAY 1 – 3 PM           Eric Jacobson                 

501 Hartford Dr., Boulder                                        OPEN SUNDAY 1:30 – 3 PM     Andrew Muller                

20 S. 36th St., Boulder                                             OPEN SUNDAY 2 – 4 PM          Steve Altermatt               

173 S. Raintree Lane, Louisville                                 OPEN SATURDAY 10 AM – NOON    Peter Trost (info coming soon)

2930 Mountain View Ave., Longmont                         OPEN SATURDAY 12 – 2 PM      Andrea Farinacci              

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The RE/MAX of Boulder Podcast continues to keep the Boulder community and future home buyers and sellers updated with the latest information regarding the real estate market. Duane Duggan, a RE/MAX of Boulder Broker Associate and REALTOR® with 40 years of experience speaks with a variety of dynamic, accredited industry leaders.

RE/MAX of Boulder Podcast host and RE/MAX of Boulder REALTOR® Duane Duggan (left) and
 Attorney Jon Goodman (right)

Duane Duggan sat down with attorney Jon Goodman to discuss the topic of owner financing or “seller financing” when purchasing a residential property.

Over the last 30 years, Jon Goodman has worked for Boulder-based law firm Frascona, Joiner, Goodman and Greenstein, P.C., which has been providing

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RE/MAX of Boulder's Manager/Broker D.B. Wilson participated in BizWest’s CEO Roundtable on Real Estate, Construction and Development. Below is the article:


Real estate roundtable: Boulder land scarcity makes existing commercial buildings attractive

by Doug Storum on July 28, 2015

BOULDER — Outside institutional investors have been zeroing in on the commercial real estate market in Boulder over the past few years, ratcheting up the pace of deals.

“The Boulder market is super active … and cash is flowing in from new people, and that makes for a more feverish pace,” Realtor Becky Callan Gamble, president of Dean Callan & Co. Inc., said Tuesday during BizWest’s CEO Roundtable on Real Estate, Construction and Development. Low interest rates

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