Author Archives: Brigitte Furst

    • January 2016 Market Update for Sobo

      Oh la la, Mon Dieu! … What’s happening???? As the date of this writing on January 20, 2016, I am looking in disbelief at our MLS…There is only one listing available for sale in Sobo! Nothing for sale be it attached or detached except for one listing at 1820 Deer Valley Road, a house priced at $2,995,000 which sellers have been trying to sell, on and off, since 2009. I have never ever seen such a lack of listings since I became a broker in Boulder in 1995! As far as detached dwellings, 1 is pending (1585 Judson), and 2 are under contract taking backup offers (2825 LaGrange Circle and 1795 View Point Road). As far as attached dwellings, 1 is pending (1492 Greenbriar Blvd). And that’s it folks!!

      What does

      Written by Brigitte Furst
    • Infographic: November 2015 Market Update for SoBo

      In the Front Range, and more specifically the Boulder area, homeowners have a lot to be thankful for, as they are seeing double-digit appreciation at a time when inflation is below 2 percent. The spread between inflation and housing appreciation has probably never been higher.

      The average price of a home sold in Boulder County was $638,146 in October, 17.7 percent higher than the average a year earlier, according to the Colorado Association of Realtors.

      In mid-October, 897 single-family home were listed in Boulder County, and 376, or 42 percent were under contract, well above the average of 22 percent. Last year, there were 1,023 active listings, and 368, or 35.6 percent, were under contract.

      As of November 18, 2015, in South Boulder, the inventory is non-existent for condos/townhomes. That’s

      Written by Brigitte Furst
    • Infographic: August 2015 Market Update for SoBo

        In July, there were 18 new (detached) listings. Out of these, 13 had price reductions as a result of falling out contract but mostly because the original prices had not attracted offers. As of August 20, 8 of these are under contract, but 10 are still waiting to get under contract. A few...
      Written by Brigitte Furst

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