Boulder, Colorado Staying Strong in the Housing Industry

Boulder staying strong in the housing industry, ranking number 1 with the most stable housing market in the country for the 5th year in a row!

Check out the article below for more information.

This city has the No. 1 most stable housing market in the country

 

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Things to Do This Summer in Boulder & Longmont

With the upcoming holiday, there will be lots of fun things to do coming up as well.  WK Real Estate helps sponsor the fireworks in Boulder and the Rhythm on the River event in Longmont.  Please consider attending one or both of them.

It’s also BBQ and picnic season.  Check out the BBQ recipes for something new to try for your next outdoor cooking.

Andria Allen

303.810.8375

Why WK Real Estate Sponsors the 4th of July Fireworks

The 4th of July in America has many traditions, from parades to family gatherings and fireworks. This time of year happens to be…Read More

Rhythm on the River

Rhythm on the River is a two day family friendly summer event that has been a long time Longmont favorite! It’s filled with…Read More

WK Real Estate’s Favorite BBQ Recipes

Summer is here and that means spending more time outside with friends and family and usually barbecuing. Here are…Read More

WK Real Estate Voted “Best Real Estate Company” in Longmont 2019

Thanks to all of you who voted WK Real Estate the Best Real Estate Company in the Times-Call Readers’ Choice Awards.  I think this is the 15th consecutive year for WK Real Estate to be chosen.  That’s one of the many reasons I continue to work as a REALTOR® in this great, locally owned and operated real estate company.  WK Real Estate has been in Boulder for over 45 years.  We know our market and love living here.

If I can assist you with any of your real estate needs, please give me a call. It will be my pleasure to work with you.

Click Here to read more about this award and about WK Real Estate.


Andria Allen

303.810.8375

New Listing: 5576 W County Road 8e, Berthoud, CO 80513

Our Arizona Trip and Our Second Home

First off, we are not moving to Arizona – at least not yet. We checked a lot of properties out on line, and saw several over our last two visits.


Making a move changes so much in your life that you don’t really think about until it comes down to actually making the decision to move.


You think about all your friends and acquaintances – your social network. This is not easy to replicate or replace. While you will make many new friends, you can’t and won’t replace the “old” ones.


You get used to your routine: your favorite places to eat, your dog groomer, your hair dresser, dentist, doctor, etc. The list goes on. When deciding to move, all of these things come into play. Of course, sometimes you don’t have a choice due to job changes. I moved many times while in the military, and four times after getting married for jobs. It was actually fun when we were younger as we didn’t have so many ties to an area or so much stuff. We’ve lived in Boulder County for almost 18 years now. We won’t walk away from our community.


That’s why we aren’t going to. We finally decided to build a 3,400 sq ft, 3 bed, 3.5 bath home along with a 1,200 sq ft, 2 bed, 2 bath casita on a 2.5 acre property. The house and casita will each have a private driveway, garages, front courtyard and fenced backyard. We envision ourselves using the casita a few months a year while renting the house for a while (5-7 years) as neither of us wants to retire at this time. At some point, we will plan to use the main house part of the year i.e. winter, while renting the casita as a seasonal VRBO. A lot of moving parts, but either way, the property will be bringing in some income while we still get to live there. 


So, we begin the process of building a custom home – a first for us. The only bummer with this is that it will probably be the nicest home we’ve ever owned and someone else will get to live in it first.


Going through all this angst while deciding what type of property will suit us the best is a great reminder of what it’s often like for all of you and my clients. 


It’s been a good refresher course! So, if you or someone you know are planning a move, give me a call. 


Andria Allen

303.810.8375