The Boulder housing market is truly one of the most unique markets in the United States. Boulder, Colorado housing market actually had a 2% increase in value in 2008 when most of the nation had negative numbers in sales. Part of that is because the number of listings, usually about 500 on the Boulder housing market at any given time, was down to about 350. This is because home owners in the Boulder housing market know that it’s a worldwide market and if they hold onto their investment it will be worth more in the future.
The average single family residence in the Boulder housing market runs about $565,000. The downtown and hill area near the University of Colorado are the most expensive and can run into the millions. Boulder residence are outdoor people, when it snows the parks are full of skiers. Biking, hiking and walking paths run all through the city under streets and into the mountains. Boulder is the best town to live in and raise a family.