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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

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

FROM THE TRAIL - PART NINE

FROM THE TRAIL - PART NINE

Hi friends, from the Government Trail here between Snowmass and Aspen, ColoRADo with my friend Paolo Bonetti for the ninth installment of my video blog where each month I come to you from a running trail or a trout stream or wherever it is that I am. Nothing original, just small reminders about living for today and to share a smile. Please feel free to leave a message or subscribe to my Channel. Have a great month! I hope you enjoy! HATCH

On the Corner Vol. 10 Issue 2, Q2 2016

On the Corner Vol. 10 Issue 2, Q2 2016

Creating Community, 25 year residents of the neighborhood recall how they landed in the LC

By Jon Hatch

Young Wes LeMasurier gripped the thick cable rails built into the granite stone
face, he looked down past the sheer edge of Half Dome with a rush of adrenaline, 
and it was good.The air was cool on his sweat. The large, round-shaped rock in
Yosemite National Park exposed him to the wonderful elements of nature. The best
part of this adventure was that he didn’t embrace the adventure alone, but shared
the moment with his friend Heather, with whom he had a new relationship. They got
to the top, brewed some tea, then took a nap and after that they descended to the
valley floor. The hike up the side of the famed Half Dome would be just of one of
many adventures the couple would take together, for years to come... READ THE NEWSLETTER

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 - 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

On the Corner Archived 2015

On the Corner Archived 2015

How Teeth Brought a Couple Together to Raise a Family

By Jon Hatch

The tall, sturdy dentist was hunched over in his rolling black chair and he precisely drilled on the soft part of a hard molar buried in the back of the patient’s mouth. The patient lay back horizontally in the exam chair with his mouth stretched open under a beam of light. Calm turned to displeasure as the drill bit pushed passed the novocaine and touched a nerve deep in the tooth. His forehead rippled and he wiped away the beads of sweat that glistened on his brow. Then through the noise of the piercing drill, the spraying of water and the gurgling of spit, the patient heard a woman’s soft voice beside him. He felt a gentle hand on the edge of his left shoulder. See all of 2015 issues click here

On the Corner 2012 Archives

On the Corner 2012 Archives

For decades after the first homeowners moved into the lower Chautauqua neighborhood, its few residents lived in a country setting and shopped in downtown Boulder. The area drastically changed in the early 1950's, when an influx of government workers suddenly competed for places to live, work and shop...Read the full issue of On the Corner by clicking here.

On the Corner 2011 Archives

On the Corner 2011 Archives

Driving up Baseline road toward Chautauqua, you can't miss the white, stately, modern Wilbur Williams house located at 1434 Baseline road. Completed in 1937, the home will celebrate it's 75th birthday next year. To read the full story of this house as well as many other articles in this edition of On the Corner click here.

On the Corner 2010 Archives

On the Corner 2010 Archives

In native lore, the Bobcat totem is a special one. Foremost, the Bobcat animal totem is a sign of patience. Bobcats are superior hunters, and they incorporate stealth, strategy and wield a great deal of patience in their hunting excursions. To read more about the Bobcat and the full On the Corner newsletter, click here

On the Corner 2008 Archives

On the Corner 2008 Archives

I describe a healthy home as one of the things that contributes to the well-being of the inhabitants as well as the earth. In that spirit, here are some things to ponder....Read all about it in this issue of On the Corner, here

On the Corner 2007 Archives

On the Corner 2007 Archives

Digging out from the these recent snowstorms has been a great opportunity to meet new neighbors and catch up with others. I witnessed some folks shoveling their neighbors side walks and walk ways. Sledding below four pines has also drawn a number of families together. What a place to live. Thank you SNOW!...Read more from this edition of On the Corner here.

On the Corner 2006 Archves

On the Corner 2006 Archves

Slightly more than a century ago, real estate developer (and former county treasurer) David Dobbins purchased a 160-acre parcel of land south of the city of Boulder. The land had been homesteaded in 1874, but it's owner lost it's title due to unpaid taxes. Although the property was as barren as Rocky Flats, Dobbins envisioned the settled neighborhood it would one day become...Read the full article and newsletter here.