Should You Own a Vacation Home?

If you spent this last holiday week in the mountains, you may have consumed a good amount of your vacation time in traffic. I imagine that the seed of many vacation homes were planted near Georgetown while crawling down I-70 – suffering through a frustrating coda to a wonderful weekend. The vacation home logic generally […]

Five Tips When Buying a Boulder County Home

February in Boulder County means the beginning of the busy season for residential real estate.  Since the last dip in the local markets in 2008, most local communities have seen significant real estate appreciation.  Often cited reasons include a limited supply of buildable land in Boulder County, the consistent quality of local schools, and the […]

Buying Low Sounds Easy, But Is It?

Buy low and sell high.  It’s an oft-repeated phrase that is so banal, financial advisors are almost loathe to repeat it lest we sound common.  Anyone who’s glanced at the business pages or made it through a chapter in a personal finance book knows that buying investments that are priced low, and selling them when […]