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HATCH SELLS LOWER CHAUTAUQUA!

HATCH SELLS LOWER CHAUTAUQUA!

Dear neighbors and friends, this year marks the 13th anniversary of the very first edition of your On the Corner newsletter. I began publishing OtC in the early days of my real estate career as a way to bridge my professional photojournalism career and my real estate career. It’s kept me very engaged in this neighborhood, which has so many stories to tell. This spring also marks my 15th year in the real estate business. It’s awesome to have grown such a successful business. I’ve worked really hard to make it this far and I definitely recognize that a lot of my business comes from right here in the neighborhood.

On the opposite of this big card you’ll see homes that I sold here in 2019. Each of them are so different and they all have such interesting histories. Like many homes here, they also have been through different transformation over the years. The homes built in the LC have just as interesting stories to tell as the residents that call Lower Chautauqua home. “If these walls could talk,” right? Such rich history here, and that’s why I appreciate it so much. And I appreciate you. You’ve entrusted me to market and sell your homes and you’ve trusted me to help you buy the house here that you now call home. The many homes I’ve sold here dot the neighborhood from Bellevue Heights to Interurban Park and from the Cul-de-sacs off King Avenue to Baseline Road. Many of you have referred business to me over the years and for that I am grateful and truly appreciate your business and your referrals! I’d like to continue to earn your trust. Please contact me anytime to discuss selling or buying real estate. I’m happy to offer a market analysis of your home anytime, with no strings attached! Sincerely, HATCH

Boulder County Buzz - February 2019

Boulder County Buzz - February 2019

Love is in the air in Boulder County

It's February and love has been buzzing in the air here in Boulder County. I picked a bad week to stop eating Ghirardelli chocolate and Dunkin’ Donuts, but I’ll be fine this Valentine's season.  Read more…

Boulder County Buzz - November 2017

Boulder County Buzz - November 2017

Thanksgiving Wishes for You and Your Family

 

As one of my favorite holidays approaches, it’s with warmth that I wish you and your loved ones a Happy Thanksgiving. Autumn is the time to cozy up around the fireplace or gather around the table with family and friends. It’s a time to recall what you’re grateful for. I’m grateful for you. Thank you for being a friend and for looking out for my business. Read more...

On the Corner Vol. 11 Issue 3, Q3 2017

On the Corner Vol. 11 Issue 3, Q3 2017

One of Boulder’s Civilian Conservation Corp units bunked

by Chautauqua By Carol Taylor

One of Boulder’s Civilian Conservation Corp units bunked by Chautauqua By Carol Taylor Like the rest of the country, Boulder suffered in the Great Depression. Thankfully, programs from President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s administration helped get people back on their feet. FDR established the Civilian Conservation Corp by executive order on April 5th of 1933, as part of his New Deal. The CCC pubic works programs helped ease the suffering of the Depression by putting able-bodied unmarried young men to work.  The youngest (18-25 year olds) made $30 per month, while team leaders and assistants earned a little bit more. The majority of each worker’s paycheck was deducted and sent home to their needy families...  READ THE NEWSLETTER

Boulder County Buzz - September 2017

Boulder County Buzz - September 2017

Looking Ahead this September in Boulder County

Mother Nature sure has an interesting way of reminding us that she’s in charge of the climate and weather that swirl all around us each day. After experiencing the 2013 flood here in Boulder, I feel compassion for those who have been impacted by these magnificent acts of nature; from the beautiful solar eclipse, to the heinous hurricanes battering our coastal and Caribbean communities and from the fires in the west to the sunsets painted for us each evening - Mother Nature’s in charge. And I give thanks as we’re reminded to band together and be resilient when she throws punches. The silver lining. Read more....

Boulder County Buzz - August 2017

Boulder County Buzz - August 2017

August Means Back to School in Boulder County

Oh my! It’s back to school for the kiddos this week? Yes, it is! And it’s back to business after a quick road trip for Phish tour for me and Kristin. But the market is definitely interesting right now. Inventory is up and homes are staying on the market longer. And I’m seeing more price reductions now. Demand has decreased as fewer buyers are searching for homes this time of year. But not to worry, this shift is normal, and I’m curious about what will happen over the next few months and even into early next spring. But I remain positive — it’s actually great news for buyers because things aren’t quite as competitive as they were this spring, and buyers have a greater chance of getting the home they want without the crazy competition.

FROM THE TRAIL - PART ELEVEN

FROM THE TRAIL - PART ELEVEN

Hi friends, Happy New Year! I'm coming to you this month of January, not from the trail or the river, but from our 1964 Dodge pickup. My knee is repairing from an injury and so that's why this month is FROM THE TRUCK. Kristin and I  and our friend Lynn chose three words to help guide us through this new year: Patience. Discover. Capture. We're going to try to recall and embrace these words when necessary. You can try, too. Feel free to subscribe to my channel or like my video. I hope you enjoy! Have a happy new year, HATCH

Boulder County Buzz - January 2016

Boulder County Buzz - January 2016

I’ve been anticipating the new year and looking forward to earning new business. I’m recharging and renewing my business plan and I’m going to make 2017 my best year yet! That means being better at reaching out to you. I’m very grateful for the business so many of you send to me. Keep it coming, I’m never too busy to take on new business. And if you have plans to make a change in your real estate landscape this year, please buzz me.

Boulder County Buzz - December 2016

Boulder County Buzz - December 2016

What a grateful time of year! We pushed through the transition from warm weather to snow with winter that has finally arrived. And the holiday decorations all around are a reminder of how powerful and dazzling light can be. As we enjoy winter and celebrate the holidays I hope that your moments with friends and family are filled with Light and Joy.
 

Boulder County Buzz - November 2016

Boulder County Buzz - November 2016

Hi friends and family, it is with immense gratitude for all of you that I send this Thanksgiving edition of the Boulder County Buzz. I am so grateful for your friendships, your business and your referrals and I hope you have a very happy Thanksgiving Holiday. I hope it’s a nice, quiet time to reflect and connect with those close to you.

And check out this month’s Buzz content: If you live in Boulder, Denver, or Fort Collins, you’ll be happy to learn that these areas are predicted to be among the top cities in the country for home value appreciation over the next 12 months. So if you’re considering buying a new home or investment property, now is the time to do it! And don’t miss this month’s From the Trail with my twin sister Johannah… https://youtu.be/CFxclYYaTK8Thank you! HATCH  

Boulder County Buzz - October 2016

Boulder County Buzz - October 2016

My iPhone vibrated on the wood surface of the bedside table at the Snowmass condo we were vacationing in. “RACE CANCELLED!” is what the email read at 6:03am. Ugh, I grumbled, seriously? We’ve had a glorious fall season with abundant sunshine, deep blue skies and vibrant foliage. And the sunsets? Unreal! But it seems like the one weekend we actually had rain, snow and cold temps, was the weekend of my Annual Aspen Golden-leaf Half Marathon. Snow that had fallen overnight pushed organizers to cancel the race for safety reasons. My friend Paolo and I were disappointed. We’d trained hard for the race, but we were reminded that mother nature can change the game and alter your plans.

Boulder County Buzz - May 2016

Boulder County Buzz - May 2016

Welcome to a brand new HATCH website that’s now LIVE, and I think it’s pretty awesome. I don’t think you’ve ever seen a Realtor website that looks like this one. If you have a moment please take a look and feel free to offer any feedback, critical or otherwise. To read more click here. Thank you!

Boulder County Buzz - April 2016

Boulder County Buzz - April 2016

Spring has sprung and winter is over! Water in the creeks is rising with the first round of runoff and color from tulips and tree blossoms are painting the landscape. The foothills and lawns are greening up all around Boulder County and the Farmers Market is hopping.  To read more, click here 

Boulder County Buzz - March

Boulder County Buzz - March

Hi friends, welcome to March! Between springing forward with daylight savings, longer days and bursting flower pedals pushing through the soil, it appears winter may be behind us. Oh wait a minute, the forecast calls for snow so perhaps winter isn’t completely behind us after all. Mother nature has an awesome way of reminding us she’s the painter of our landscape with brilliant sunrises and glowing sunsets, mixing up warm days with cold and sunshine with snowflakes. To keep reading, click here

Boulder County Buzz - February

Boulder County Buzz - February

Hi friends, well the weather here this month is a reminder of why Boulder County and Colorado is such an awesome place to live. A couple of weeks ago we had over a foot of snow and this week it’s 60 degrees. And with the good snow the mountains are getting, our rivers should be in good shape this spring. Ah, mother nature. And it’s fun to tell out-of-towners that it’s not unusual to be to able, ski, trail-run, fly fishbike ride, play tennis or do yard work in the dead of winter here. It’s true, I LOVE this place! Read the full newsletter here!

Boulder County Buzz - January 2016

Boulder County Buzz - January 2016

 

I’m looking forward to this new year ahead, but admittedly I’m also a bit retrospective because 2015 was a great year in so many ways. Our children Ethan, 13 and Phoebe, 11 are the highlight of my life. Ethan is almost as tall as I am and Phoebe’s constant smiles and laughs are contagious. And they are such good buddies. Kristin and I fall in love all over again watching our sweet family grow. It’s also fun to see my business grow so successfully. I am proud to say I had my best year in the 12 years I’ve been in residential real estate sales. This all goes to back to so many of you who are constantly looking out for me and referring friends and family to me. I couldn’t do it with you, THANK YOU!  Read the full January Boulder County Buzz here