Just Sold 552 Starline Ave!

silver creek just soldLeanne Goff just sold 552 Starline Ave located in the Silver Creek neighborhood of Lafayette, Colorado. This gorgeous home is spacious, newly constructed with high-end finishes, and an open floor plan. With 3,436 gross square feet this home boasts 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bath, loft, and office space. The family room is wide open to the dining area and kitchen. The kitchen has a large island for entertaining and food preparation. The space is bright, clean and full of light! Construction on this home was completed in February of 2015 by Meritage. That means the latest in green energy and contemporary design are included in this home. Additional amenities include a large fenced backyard with a deck, large unfinished basement, dual zone air-conditioning system and humidifier, and the family room is wired for surround sound.

If you are looking at buying or selling a house, contact Leanne Goff directly. She would love to help you along your journey!

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Donation to the Alicia Sanchez International Elementary School

sanchez internationalThe buyers of 552 Starline Ave in Lafayette, Colorado know how important it is for children to get a good education at a young age. Because of this they used their non-profit donation for the Alicia Sanchez International Elementary School.

The Alicia Sanchez International Elementary School focuses on inquiry, student-led action, and international mindedness. They are a fully authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Program School that also offers after-school tutoring and enrichment programs. A priority of theirs is making sure the parents can be as active as possible with a couple different programs, some include: PTA, Parent Leadership group, and School Accountability Committee. The Alicia Sanchez International Elementary School dedicates themselves to serving the children of their school and making sure they can provide a solution to all their needs.

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Just Sold 552 Starline Ave!

Just Sold 552 Starline Ave!

Leanne Goff just sold 552 Starline Ave located in the Silver Creek neighborhood of Lafayette, Colorado. This gorgeous home is spacious, newly constructed with high-end finishes, and an open floor plan. With 3,436 gross square feet this home boasts 4 bedrooms, 3.5...

Home Maintenance Tips for the Spring

Home Maintenance Tips for the Spring

 

Spring Home Maintenance TipsExamine Roof Shingles   

Examine roof shingles to see if any were lost or damaged during winter. If your home has an older roof covering, you may want to start a budget for replacement. The summer sun can really damage roof shingles. Shingles that are cracked, buckled or loose or are missing granules need to be replaced. Flashing around plumbing vents, skylights and chimneys need to be checked and repaired by a qualified roofer.

Probe the Wood Trim & Paint

Use a screwdriver to probe the wood trim around windows, doors, railings and decks. Scrape and paint any chipped spots or exposed surfaces. Make repairs now before the spring rains do more damage to the exposed wood.

Spring Home Maintenance TipsClean the Gutters

Check for loose or leaky gutters. Improper drainage can lead to water in the basement or crawl space. Make sure downspouts drain away from the foundation and are free and clear of debris.

Use Compacted Soil to Ensure Good Drainage

Low areas in the yard or next to the foundation should be filled with compacted soil. Spring rains can cause yard flooding, which can lead to foundation flooding and damage. Also, when water pools in these low areas in summer, it creates a breeding ground for insects.

Spring Home Maintenance TipsExamine the Chimney

Examine the exterior of the chimney for signs of damage. Have the flue cleaned and inspected by a certified chimney sweep.

Inspect the Concrete

Inspect concrete slabs for signs of cracks or movement. All exterior slabs except pool decks should drain away from the home’s foundation. Fill cracks with a concrete crack filler or silicone caulk. When weather permits, power-wash and then seal the concrete.

Move Firewood

Spring Home Maintenance TipsRemove firewood stored near the home. Firewood should be stored at least 18 inches off the ground at least 2 feet from the structure.

Check Outside Faucets

Check outside hose faucets for freeze damage. Turn the water on and place your thumb or finger over the opening. If you can stop the flow of water, it is likely the pipe inside the home is damaged and will need to be replaced. While you’re at it, check the garden hose for dry rot.

Service the AC Unit

Have a qualified heating and cooling contractor clean and service the outside unit of the air conditioning system. Clean coils operate more efficiently, and an annual service call will keep the system working at peak performance levels. Change interior filters on a regular basis.

Spring Home Maintenance TipsCheck Power Equipment

Check your gas- and battery-powered lawn equipment to make sure it is ready for summer use. Clean equipment and sharp cutting blades will make yard work easier.

Trim Overgrowth

Trim branches and trees away from the house before the leaves start to grow and while you can still see the limbs. This also discourages wildlife from finding a new home in your attic!

Spring Home Maintenance TipsCheck Foundation Vents

It’s normal for a house to have vents along the foundation walls. These provide air circulation that helps dissipate moisture to prevent mold growth. These usually have screens to prevent critters from joining you for dinner. These screens often catch leaves, twigs and debris. Check screens for damage and clean them with your hand or with a shop vacuum. Repair any damage so that rats and mice cannot make it through. Remember they can squeeze through anything even as small as the size of a quarter.

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Latitude at Vista Ridge For Sale

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2790 Fairway Pointe Drive, Erie 80156 For Sale

Offered at $429,000

Contact Leanne Goff directly for more information, or to setup a showing

 Latitude-vista-ridgeThis ranch style patio home in Latitude at Vista Ridge Erie is one of a kind. It offers low maintenance living with sophisticated and modern finishes. Patio homes customarily have xeriscape gardens and little to no yard work. This home exemplifies that while also allowing for a fenced in backyard. The deck off the back offers an outdoor space for relaxation.
The interior of this home has unique finishes that you won’t find in the neighboring homes. The Seller removed all the carpet throughout the entire home and installed a dark manufactured hardwoods throughout the entire home. Manufactured hardwoods are extremely durable in Colorado as they resist the dry air and changes in temperature better than hardwoods. This flooring offers a low allergen environment within the home as well as classy interior design.
When entering the home the first thing you will notice is how open the floorplan is from the living room through the kitchen. Things are setup for entertaining! The large island with gray quartz countertops has plenty of room for multiple cooks and their guests. White cabinets keep the look of the room light and modern. The appliances are stainless steel upholding the elegant look of the space.
Also found on the main floor is an office, powder bathroom as well as the laundry and master bedroom. That means that all of the comforts of home can be experienced on the main floor. This is extremely convenient for people who are challenged by a lot of stairs.
The basement is completely finished with two bedrooms, a full bathroom as well as an entertainment room. This area is ideally suited for additional residents of the home or guests to feel comfortable in their private space.
The new owner will find that the mechanicals in the house are new and highly efficient! For example, the house already has a solar system installed from Solar City that is producing about 8000 kilowatt hours per year. This is a PPA system meaning you pay for what is generated. In addition, there is an filter that cleans allergens and particles out of the air. The furnace itself is also a high efficiency system that includes a humidifier.
The basement is already partially finished. Included in the basement is a recreation area where the current seller houses their treadmill. Then there is a family room with a wet bar for relaxing. This additional space in the basement serves as an excellent additional entertainment area, just in case the residents don’t want to watch the same television programs.  

Characteristics

Land UseSFRRoof MaterialComposition Shingle
Finished Sq Ft1,259Interior WallDrywall
Gross Area2,941ExteriorFrame
Lot Acres0.0904Cooling TypeCentral
Lot Area3,939PatioPatio
Basement TypeUnfinishedPorchPorch
Total Basement Sq Ft1,254Garage TypeAttached Garage
Stories1Garage Sq Ft428
Bedrooms3Year Built2014
Total Baths3Above Gnd Sq Ft1,259
Full Baths3StyleRanch

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Just Sold 552 Starline Ave!

Just Sold 552 Starline Ave!

Leanne Goff just sold 552 Starline Ave located in the Silver Creek neighborhood of Lafayette, Colorado. This gorgeous home is spacious, newly constructed with high-end finishes, and an open floor plan. With 3,436 gross square feet this home boasts 4 bedrooms, 3.5...

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Indian Peaks February 2017 Real Estate Update

Indian Peaks February 2017 Real Estate Update

For all homes in East County that have sold since April 2014 I found the following data on the price per square foot:

​The price per square foot in 2014 was about $205 on average. The price today is about $235 per square foot today which is about a 15% appreciation in value over 2 years. Note that it is difficult to compare the sold price in an ‘apples to apples’ situation because of how vastly different the homes can be in size. It was really all over the board to compare the final sales price. I feel like the price per square foot helps break down the differences in size.
Then when we do the same graph specific to Lafayette, this is what is found:
​The price started around $185 per square foot and is now hovering around $200 per square foot. This is about an 8% appreciation in value.
All of this is nice, but how do things look in Indian Peaks? I think this is important to look at because (for example) Blue Heron is notoriously behind Indian Peaks in the price per square foot (by about 25% consistently)
So for Indian Peaks specifically:

​The price per square foot started around $180 in 2014. Now it is hovering around $205 per square foot. This represents almost 14% appreciation in 2 years.

For the Indian Peaks neighborhood it is easier to compare the average sales price, since the homes are overall more consistent in size and construction. The average price in 2014 appears to have been around $910,000 and now its reflecting around $1,050,000 – again, this is about a 15% increase in 2 years.
SOOOO— the big question is how does this information fare against the smaller homes in Indian Peaks. Using the data that we consistently collect for our statistics updates, I was able to compile the following graphs. These are based on all homes with <4999 sq ft on a quarterly basis.

The price per square foot on a quarterly average was about $166 in the first quarter of 2014. In the last quarter of 2016 it was about $192 per square foot. This is about 15.5% average increase in 2 years.

​Looking at the quarterly average sales price for homes <4999 in Indian Peaks we can see that in the first quarter of 2014 the average linear average is showing a price of $575,000. The average sales price in the final quarter of 2016 is about $670,000. This is about a 16.5% appreciation in value since 2015.

The data suggests that over the past 2 years the larger homes have been tracking pretty closely in appreciation to the smaller homes throughout Indian Peaks.
My impression of the future of our market includes a few things:
  1. If interest rates go up, the pressure from Buyers will likely decrease causing the drastic appreciation in value to slow for all homes and property types.
  2. The marijuana money in the marketplace is having a significant impact. I am seeing and working with people who have LOTS of pot cash who are using the money to buy property outright. I don’t see an end to this in the future and believe it will have a continued effect on the accelerating prices in the marketplace.
  3. The Baby Boomers are retiring and transferring their wealth to their heirs. This transference of wealth has just started and I foresee it continuing for the next 5-7 years, possibly longer. I don’t see an end to this in the immediate future and believe it will have a continued effect on the accelerating prices in the marketplace.
  4. Google is coming… need I say more? I’m sure that you anticipate the wave of wealth this will bring to our area. I don’t think all the Google’ers will be coming and buying million dollar homes. In fact, I see them as families who earn about $100,000-$150,000 annually. Therefor, I foresee most of the Google employees moving here and buying the littler homes allowing people (like yourselves) to move up into the larger homes. This will help drive the $1m+ category of homes in a way that we have not seen over the past 10 years.
  5. Not just people from Google are establishing here. There is a mass migration into our state at this time that is going to continue to drive people into the smaller homes, and those of us who are established into the larger ones.
Of the 5 items driving the marketplace I foresee one of them as likely to slow the market and all the others to continue to drive the market. I don’t get the impression these things will change any time soon.
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Just Sold 552 Starline Ave!

Just Sold 552 Starline Ave!

Leanne Goff just sold 552 Starline Ave located in the Silver Creek neighborhood of Lafayette, Colorado. This gorgeous home is spacious, newly constructed with high-end finishes, and an open floor plan. With 3,436 gross square feet this home boasts 4 bedrooms, 3.5...

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February 2017 HOMES SOLD

Single Family Homes

TypePriceSqFtAddress$ per SqFt% SALES to LISTDays On MarketDays Till ContractBeds BathCommunity
RES$525,0002358330 Cliffrose Cir$223100%5033/3Indian Peaks East
RES$537,88822322544 Lexington St$241102%2734/4Indian Peaks East Lexington
RES$610,0002872610 Indian Peaks Trl W$212102%774/3Indian Peaks West
AVERAGE$518,222  $228102%328

Attached Home Sales (Townhomes)

TypePriceSqFtAddress$ per SqFt% SALES to LISTDays On MarketDays Till ContractBeds BathCommunity
ATD$400,0001698222 Rendezvous Dr$236104%44172/3Indian Peaks Waneka Hedgerow
AVERAGE$400,000  $236104%4417

Now Under Contract 

TypePriceSqFtAddressBeds/ BathCommunity
RES$569,95023652310 Waneka Lake Trl4/4Indian Peaks Waneka
RES$625,00029492954 Shoshone Trl4/4Indian Peaks West
RES$569,0003004133 High Country Trl3/4Indian Peaks Waneka
RES$915,0004477769 Snowbird Ln6/5Indian Peaks East
RES$1,150,00055822086 Navajo Trl6/6Indian Peaks East
ATD$390,00018982600 Stonewall Ln2/3Indian Peaks Waneka Hedgerow
ATD$419,5001900412 Blue Lake Trl3/2Indian Peaks West

Now Active

TypePriceSqFtAddressBeds/ BathCommunity
RES$559,9002512170 High Country Dr5/4Indian Peaks Waneka
RES$650,0003835388 Driftwood Cir3/3Indian Peaks Waneka
RES$875,0004306543 Sawtooth Pt6/4Indian Peaks East
RES$1,184,00055162431 Targhee Pt5/6Indian Peaks East
RES$1,297,00059041284 Lost Creek Ln6/6Indian Peaks East
RES$1,370,00053532854 Shoshone Trl5/5Indian Peaks West Customs

Douglass Elementary Open House

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        What: A place to meet the teachers and principal of the Douglass Elementary Kindergarten and First Grade classes

When: Monday February 27th 9:45-10:30am

Where: Douglass Elementary

Who: Parents and families with children entering Kindergarten or First Grade

Do you have a young student getting prepared to start Kindergarten or First Grade?

If so, you are invited to meet the first grade and kindergarten teachers and staff at Douglass Elementary. There will be a brief presentation on the education philosophy of our school. Then there will be time for parents to talk and ask questions of the teachers. Principal Jonathan Wolfer will be in attendance to discuss Open Enrollment and culture of the school.

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“We adore this school! The educators are so passionate and dedicated to inspiring the children that it’s infectious. We have absolutely LOVED our kindergarten and first grade teachers. The staff in the front and around the school is always happy and helpful. It really feels like everyone in the school is working together with one focus, the children.” – Douglass Parent

Find out more: www.douglasselementarypto.org or call 720-567-5541

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