April is National Architecture Month. In Boulder, local architects will host an Architectural Crawl through the 15th Street Design District on April 29. The family-friendly street party will feature live music, food carts, activities for children, and open houses at participating firms. Read more about it on BoulderSource.com.
Some of the best things about life in Boulder County are thanks to our seniors, who did a lot of the heavy lifting early on. Many Boulder Valley seniors want to grow older here, and they are better able to do that thanks to an outstanding local non-profit, Boulder County CareConnect. If you're seeking meaningful yet convenient volunteer opportunities, this is the place.
We are half way through 2015 and the Boulder County real estate market continues to amaze me. Last year, the median price of single family homes increased 3.6% and attached dwellings increased 6.3%. Median price increases so far this year have already far exceeded those numbers, and current market statistics read like a recipe for continued appreciation. Here are the numbers:
Low inventory coupled with low interest rates drive a competitive buying environment and more appreciation. All signs show this trend continuing.
It's been great to share more about the work of There With Care, a 10-year-young non-profit in Boulder County, Denver and beyond that supports families with a child experiencing a critical illness. Learn more about this high impact organization on BoulderSource.com, where we are featuring their good work all month long.
The tour is Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
I'm proud to again sponsor the Whittier-Mapleton Hill Garden Tour. This self-guided walking tour includes private gardens in two of Boulder's prized neighborhoods. The tour benefits Whittier International School, a public elementary in the heart of Boulder (my daughter is an alum). Tickets and info www.WhittierGardenTour.com
Thank you to the community for again voting RE/MAX of Boulder Best Real Estate Company in the annual Best of Boulder awards!
RE/MAX of Boulder has just released our new mobile home search app for IOS and Android users. Updated every 15 minutes, the App lets you easily search and find properties in a variety of innovative ways. Download the app for free. Highlights include:
Creative leaders in North Boulder are developing a vision for public art installations to express the neighborhood's emblematic appeal. You're invited to join in the conversation Wednesday, March 25, 5:30 p.m. at Boulder Housing Partners. All are welcome to attend. Read more on BoulderSource.com.
Boulder valley public schools have a long tradition of providing outstanding arts instruction to students at all levels. Recently 104 BVSD middle and high school students were recognized at the Colorado Scholastic Art competition for their top notch work. Read more on BoulderSource.com.
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