Longmont, CO Real Estate News

By Chrissy Harrison
(Referral Only Realty)
The Nutcracker Ballet will be performed in two locations this weekend in the Longmont Area. Tickets are advanced purchase, so call today to reserve yours! This is a wonderful family tradition you won't want to miss.The Longmont Symphony Orchestra will be performing with the Boulder Ballet this coming Saturday, December 1st and Sunday, December 2nd. The performance times are:Saturday Dec. 1st. at 4:00 p.m. and Sunday Dec. 2nd at 2:00 p.m.The performances will be held at the Vance Brand Civic Auditorium  located at 600 E. Mountain View Ave. in Longmont. (Skyline High School)Come watch Clara journey through the magical Land of Sweets with her Nutcracker Prince. The sets are amazing and the performance is top notch! Click Here for a slide show of last year's performance. All seats are reser...
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By Chrissy Harrison
(Referral Only Realty)
Treats & Treasures abound at this long- standing tradition in Longmont Colorado. The annual Pumpkin Pie Days and Antique Show is held at the Boulder County Fairgrounds. Thousands of delicious pies and an antique show with many treasures are waiting for you! Sponsored by the St. Vrain Historical Society as a fund-raising event, you won't want to miss this Longmont tradition. With over 80 antique dealers to choose from as well as a bake-sale, art show and book sale, you'll be sure to work up an appetite! Begin with a steaming bowl of delicious bean soup, then move on to the main attraction- a healthy portion of pumpkin pie and whipped cream!The first Pumpkin Pie Days were held from 1899-1914 as a community gathering to celebrate the good harvest and good people of Longmont. There were hor...
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By Chrissy Harrison
(Referral Only Realty)
Fall is one of the nicest seasons in Colorado (followed shortly behind by winter, spring and summer). Colorado is blessed with four distinctive seasons. After a hot, sunny summer, the weather begins to cool and leaves begin to turn beautiful shades of gold, red, orange and purple. This is a great time to get out and about and experience some of these fun, fall festivities!Now is the time to visit the local farmer's market. The end of season harvest is overflowing with goodness. Fresh herbs, vegetables, fruits and flowers can be found along with other fare from local farmers and artisans.The Longmont Farmer's Market is held every Saturday from 8am-1pm May 5-Oct. 27th at the Boulder County Fairgrounds (Hover Rd. & Boston Ave.)   The Prospect New Town Farmer's market is every Wednesday fro...
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By Chrissy Harrison
(Referral Only Realty)
Oktoberfest? But it's September! You are correct! September is such a lovely month for weather here in Longmont, Colorado, it makes for perfect weather to celebrate Oktoberfest. The Longmont Oktoberfest celebration is a fundraiser for the Longmont Symphony Orchestra. Oktoberfest will be held on Friday September 7th and Saturday September 8th 2007 from 4:00- 10:00 p.m.Come downtown to Roosevelt Park Pavilion(700 Longs Peak Ave.) and enjoy good food, fresh brews, music, craft vendors, and a sense of friendship and community! Free parking is available on the surrounding streets and in the public lot adjacent to the park.Schedule of Entertainment:FRIDAY, SEPT. 74 to 5:15 p.m.              Jim Ehrlich's Polka Mates5:30 to 7:30 p.m.          The Fab Four8 to 10 p.m.                  The Groov...
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By Chrissy Harrison
(Referral Only Realty)
Longmont Historic East Side Neighborhood Association is having their annual community garage sale this coming weekend -  Saturday, August 25th from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Participants will each be hosting garage sales at their individual homes. There will be many small and large treasures to be found. I've even heard rumors that there will be an RV and a car for sale!During the Garage Sale, the historic home at 417 Collyer will be hosting a food drive for local food banks. The open house and food drive will be hosted by Chrissy Harrison and Rick Frenzen of ERA Tradewind Real Estate. You can bring your non-perishable food items to the home from 9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m. Come join us for a fun day of finding treasures and helping the community! The next meeting of the Longmont Historic East Side...
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By Chrissy Harrison
(Referral Only Realty)
Longmont Historic East Side Neighborhood Association is having their annual community garage sale on Saturday, August 25th from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Participants will each be hosting garage sales at their individual homes. There will be many small and large treasures to be found. I've even heard rumors that there will be an RV and a car for sale!During the Garage Sale, the historic home at 417 Collyer will be hosting a food drive for local food banks. The open house and food drive will be hosted by Chrissy Harrison and Rick Frenzen of ERA Tradewind Real Estate. You can bring your non-perishable food items to the home from 9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m. Come join us for a fun day of finding treasures and helping the community! The next meeting of the Longmont Historic East Side Neighborhood Associ...
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By Chrissy Harrison
(Referral Only Realty)
ERA Tradewind Real Estate in Longmont Colorado had moved. The move comes because the company has merged with Coldwell Banker Preferred Realty. The combined company with keep the name, ERA Tradewind Real Estate and benefit from the talents of many experienced, caring professionals from both companies.As an agent, I am excited for the merger and look forward to making new professional relationships and learning from other experienced agents. For the company, I am excited as ERA Tradewind with offices in Boulder, Longmont, and Frederick will be a dominant force in the Boulder County Real Estate market.For more information on the history of the two companies in Longmont, please read this blog posted by my colleague and friend, Edite.This is an exciting time for ERA Tradewind and all of the ...
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By Chrissy Harrison
(Referral Only Realty)
It's that time of year again - time to sign up for school and extra-curricular activities for your kids. Kindermusik is the best choice for music and movement classes for children ages birth- 7 years. Based on the latest child development studies, Kindermusik is not about making little Mozarts-It's about developing skills in the whole child ages newborn to 7 years: cognitive, physical, social, emotional, language and musical presented in a fun, playful environment by Longmont's most experienced Kindermusik educators.This year, Kindermusik at St. Stephen's is offering a FREE CD for families who enroll by August 10th.Classes start the week of August 27th, so sign up soon!For more information on the Kindermusik programs in Longmont, Colorado, please visit the website:http://www.longmontkin...
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By Chrissy Harrison
(Referral Only Realty)
Rhythm on the River in Longmont Coloradois a fun event for people of all ages! July 13 & 14. The two day event is hosted by the City of Longmont and Eco-Cycle as well as other corporate Sponsors. Not only a place to gather for good food, music and family activities, it is a GREEN event - the main goal being "no waste". The event is held at Roger's Grove (Hover St. & Boston Ave.) July 13th from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.July 14th from  6:30 am - 8:30 p.m.FREE parking across the street at the Boulder County Fairgrounds. Air conditioned shuttle busses run all day to take festival visitors from the farigrounds to the festival.There are many wonderful activities and sites to see at the festival:Hot Air balloon Launch 6:30 a.m.Roger's River Run 5K 7:30 a.m. (benefits Rhythm on the River)Prairie Breakfa...
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By Chrissy Harrison
(Referral Only Realty)
Southmoor Park in Longmont, CO is a wonderful neighborhood in which to live and work! This established neighborhood has big, mature trees and established homes as well as proximity to the local parks, schools and churches. Located in the south part of town, the subdivision was built in the early 1970's by Melody Homes. The homes have several floorplans and are comfortable for families as well as retirees and professionals. Homes prices range from the $170,000's - $250,000's. There is no homeowner's association, but there is an active neighborhood group that is consistently improving the neighborhood. The City of Longmont sponsors the neighborhood group and has awarded several grants for park improvement as well as the Art in Public Places program. Kanemoto Park is at the heart of the ne...
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By Chrissy Harrison
(Referral Only Realty)
Longmont Colorado - A Wonderful place to live! This year, the Longmont Public Library is celebrating it's Centennial, yes 100 years of service to the community.Every summer, the Longmont Public Library offers a summer reading program for area kids. It's a fun way to keep up with reading in the summer.This summer, the theme is ALL ABOARD THE CENTURY EXPRESS! Children can register at the library and challenge themselves to some reading fun! Each child receives a booklet in which they can track their reading. For younger children, each book that is read aloud to them counts towards the total. Older children can either track their reading by counting each book or by counting the minutes read. For every 20 minutes read, it counts toward the total. For each book read or time period met, child...
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By Kim Westmoreland
(ERA Tradewind Real Estate, LLC)
Please come by and see this darling house!  It is located diagonally across from the historic Lashley house.  The cul-de-sac is quiet and shady.  The house has been updated in the kitchen and bathroom.  The new windows, new roof, and new siding make this house easy to care for.  The yard is lush and green with lots of flowers.  Home ownership made easy!  You may qualify for City of Longmont's down payment assistance program.  I can help you apply!  With a one year home warranty, your mind is put at ease!  Please come by on Sunday!
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By Beth Skinner, World class service - with a personal touch!
(Skinner Realty, Inc.)
Don't miss our Team Hernandez Real Estate Open House this Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fox Meadows subdivision in Longmont:1730 Stardance Cir.$774,9006129 square feet total5 bedrooms, 5 bathroomsThis is the builder's model home! Includes a gourmet kitchen, 2 fireplaces, golf course community, 5-piece bath and double oven, plus much more!Other available properties in Fox Meadows805 Summer Hawk Dr., #29$168,000805 Summer Hawk Dr., #BB-166$177,000805 Summer Hawk Dr., #BB-163$188,000805 Summer Hawk Dr., #Y-145$189,9001714 Whitefeather Dr.$299,0001527 Prairie Song Pl.$325,000613 Deerwood Dr.$329,0001724 Stardance Cir.$679,0001508 Orion Pl.$689,9001611 Orion Pl.$699,000540 Little Fox Ct.$715,000519 Orion Ct.$717,000534 Little Fox Ct.$786,5001737 Stardance Cir.$825,0001668 S...
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By Kim Westmoreland
(ERA Tradewind Real Estate, LLC)
 Why Choose Longmont Colorado?Longmont has a small town character with many large town services.  Our hometown has many recreational opportunities and cultural venues.  Enjoy three public golf courses, and Fox Hill Country Club, a private club.  Cultural attractions include the Longmont Library, the Longmont Theatre and the Longmont Symphony. Run, blade, or bike down Longmont's greenways, feel the freedom!  Power walk or stoll with the geese around McIntosh Lake (3.3 miles by the way.)  Outdoor activities rule in Longmont with over 300 days of sunshine per year! Enjoy over 1500 acres of parks and open space. Boulder County maintains over 80 miles of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, and nature photography. Longmont also sits at the base of the Rocky Mountains, within driving ...
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By Chrissy Harrison
(Referral Only Realty)
Another great place to visit - Collyer Park in the heart of Historic Old Town Longmont. Dedicated in 1871, this park is a full city block with mature trees, picnic shelters, tennis courts and a wonderful playground just waiting to be explored! Named for Robert Collyer, a promoter of the westward movement and Chicago-Colorado Colony.              The park is surrounded by a beautiful neighborhood of homes  - most having been built in the late 1800's.   Historic S.D. Arms House at 437 Collyer St.        Come take a stroll through the East Side Historic Distiric of Longmont Colorado.For more information about Longmont Colorado Real Estate and Boulder County Real Estate, contact the Longmont Real Estate Pro, Chrissy Harrison - (303) 684-7734, chris.harrison@ERAtradewind.com or www.ChrissyRE...
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By Chrissy Harrison
(Referral Only Realty)
The City of Longmont and Boulder County offer programs to residents for housing purchase assistance. With concern over the lack of affordable housing options, the City of Longmont has introduced programs aimed at helping the situation. The two main programs offered through the city are the Down Payment Assistance Program and the Community Housing Program.Community Housing Program: "Under this program, 10% of the housing units built in Longmont shall be made affordable through purchase prices to households at or below 80% of the area median income. The homes made available for purchase must be kept affordable for a period of at least 10 years and the rental untis must be kept affordable for at least 20 years. The City works with the private developers to income-certify households as elig...
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By Chrissy Harrison
(Referral Only Realty)
Longmont Colorado is an amazing place to live, work and raise a family. Longmont is located in Boulder CountyColorado. It sits just east of the base of the foothills and boasts marvelous views of the front range mountains. Longmont is located 16 miles northeast of Boulder and 37 miles northwest of Denver with easy commutes to both. Longmont covers an area of 22 square miles and has many parks, trails, open space and other recreational outlets - in fact, over 1,500 acres of parks and open space! With easy access to hiking, biking, skiing, mountain climbing, kayaking, river rafting, boating, parachuting and over 300 sunny days per year, it is a perfect place for the outdoor enthusiast.Longmont is named for Major Stephen H. Long, who in 1820 led an expedition to the area. Later, in 1871, a...
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By Beth Bowles, GRI, e-PRO
(ERA Tradewind Real Estate)
I am so pleased to be able to increase exposure to my services through Active Rain.  Thank you.  I invite those who are looking for real estate in Longmont to visit my profile to see my philosophy...I hope it matches yours.  I'd love to sell your home or find you the perfect one!
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