Sitting at an altitude of 5,363 feet-a cloud above Denver-Boulder is Colorado's eighth largest city with a population of approximately 100,000. From the Rocky Mountains to desert mesas and lush valleys, Boulder offers something for everyone. Nestled up against the majestic Flatirons, just 25 miles northwest of Denver, the city of Boulder provides residents with a touch of urban living with modern townhouses and condominiums in a suburban atmosphere. This fast growing city has become the "Colorado Technology Corridor" that stretches along U.S. Highway 36 from Denver. (more)
Boulder is also known for its efforts in establishing more than 10,000 acres of greenbelts, developing bike trails that interconnect throughout the city, carefully planning residential communities, its concern for the environment and respect for the opinion of individual citizens. The area is made up of a mixture of historic, well-preserved buildings, including one of only three year-round Chautauquas in the country, vibrant retail and commercial businesses and numerous art galleries.
Boulder boasts more than 300 restaurants and entertainment establishments, walking/biking paths and miles of unsurpassed beauty. Whether you are seeking culture, higher education, a peaceful place to relax or outdoor recreation from skiing, hiking, biking, camping, hunting and fishing to exploring Rocky Mountain National Park, golfing, world-class shopping and fine dining, Boulder Valley has it all! The Boulder real estate market offers an array of uniquely styled contemporary homes, many boasting spectacular views of the area.
Boulder Real Estate Market: Prices of Boulder Homes for Sale
The Boulder real estate market offers traditional, ranch and contemporary home styles. Boulder's condo and townhome market can be found throughout the area starting from $300,000 to over $2 million for newer models with incredible Rocky Mountain, lake and city views. Homes for sale in Boulder begin in the $500,000s. Prices extend into the millions for stunningly designed homes within city limits and large properties with great views of the city in the foothills. Some of the subdivisions in the Boulder area include Steel Yards, Wimbledon, Via Broadway, Shanahan Ridge, One Boulder Plaza, Lookout Ridge, Meadow Glen, Gregory, Newlands, and Lake of the Pines. Land and lots are also available in Boulder for custom building.
Boulder, Colorado Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
Boulder Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of May 20th, 2019: homes priced around $1,402,000 compared to $1,405,207 the previous week, for a slight decrease of less than -1%. For Monday, May 20th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.