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Lawsuit Versus Boulder Aims for Development in Northern Planning Reserve

The city and county of Boulder are being sued by a couple who are seeking to develop more than 80 acres of land north of Boulder. Bo and Meredith Parfet want to force the annexation of a portion of their property. This could undo the restrictions that have limited the growth of Boulder for decades. The couple bought five parcels …

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More Older People Are Renting These Days

There has been an uptick in renters since 2005 according to a recent report by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies. People in their 50s and 60s made the largest chunk of the increase. But the majority of the renters are currently 40 or older. The population of renters includes a growing number of Gen-Xers and Baby Boomers due …

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Do You Need to Pay the Homebuyer Tax Credit?

When the First Time Homebuyer Credit (FTHBC) was first made available, home buyers snapped at the chance to purchase a new home in order to avail of tax credits of between $7,500 and $8,000. While this federal program is no longer available, if you’ve recently sold your first  home, there may be tax implications. Read on! What is the First …

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Home Overpriced? 6 Crucial Signs

No nibbles after three weeks?  Time to evaluate your pricing.  How many of these signs apply to you? 1.     Few People Looking At It Have you had many showings?  In a warm seller’s market, you can expect at least 10-12 showings in the first couple weeks for a mid-range property.  If you have had only a few showings, you need …