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IS STAGING REALLY NECESSARY IN THIS HOT BOULDER MARKET? WE SAY YES!

Staging Homes in a Hot Market?  I often get asked "Do you need to stage homes in this hot Boulder market? Don't you just put a For Sale sign up and it sells?" I realized, what I know is not as obvious as I thought. This image below was from a home that I staged and...

10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU REMODEL YOUR HOME

HOME RENOVATION - LOVE IT OR LEAVE IT? Ever wonder whether a home renovation is up your alley? Or does start fresh with a new home and leaving that old one behind sound like a better fit? At 8030 REALTY, we realize that our clients, current and potential homeowners,...

Boulder is a Cluster of Really Smart People

According to Forbes magazine, Boulder won top props for being the best city to start a business in this year.  Just to prove their statement we attended Boulder Startup Week (May 11-15) and checked in with the many small business owners, new residents and Boulderite...

Via Perla: The New Pearl of Pearl Street

The Romano family, owners of Boulder’s highly respected the Mediterranean and French styled restaurants The Med and Brasserie Ten Ten respectively, will soon be adding Italian fare to their growing European style palate. As of August, they are proud owners of 901...

Love chocolate? Then You’ll Love Cholaca: The Drink of Kings

Boulder is a hotbed for amazing innovative entrepreneurs who use their success to do good for the world. Ira Leibtag is a Boulderite who demonstrates this perfectly. He has re-discovered the “drink of kings” and he is convinced that his pure, liquid cacao drink,...

Get Excited for School – And Property Investment

Five Investment Tips to Get you Started Even if you’re not counting the days until you can send the kids back to school, there’s good reason to appreciate this time of year as a prospective real estate investor in Boulder. Late summer begets students back to town and...

Boulder’s Big Bike Experiment

With words like “right-sizing” and “road diets” Boulder’s latest Living Laboratory project sounds like the next fast food fad. But no, it’s the controversial new plan to remove vehicle lanes from several major four-lane roads and convert them into extra large bikes...

Rebate Brokers: Great Deals or Deal Breakers?

When it comes to rebate brokers, you’re not going to get the full-service staging expertise that our experienced 8030 brokers provide. This home is a great example of how we can make your home shine above other listings. Boulder homes regularly sell above asking...

Teach Your Kids a Colorado Tradition for Free

Do you have kids that are in kindergarten through 5th grade? If so you can introduce them to the Colorado tradition of skiing or snowboarding with Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pass which provides 4 free days each at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, and Keystone. That’s...

Caveats of Mountain Living (Part 2)

Fortunately, the occupants of this once two-story home survived a damaging flood on Sept. 11, 2013. Theirs received the most significant damage within the Boulder city limits. From wildfires to water supplies and the need for four-wheel drive, here are six things to...

Hello! Welcome to Live. Love. Boulder.

8030 Realty is a boutique real estate firm that specializes in Boulder’s best 8030- zip codes for a reason - because we live here, work here, and play here too. And we love it! This blog will help you discover deals, gain local insights, offer tips about buying,...

6 Caveats of Living in the Mountains

  Living in the Mountains Many people dream of an idyllic mountain home where they can breathe the clean air, live more off grid, commune with nature, and finally retire to the “good” life. However, that perfect peak property has some traits that may not be the bees...


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