Fracking In Colorado Controversy

frackingFracking continues to be a hot topic in Colorado, and most recently the city of Lafayette, Colorado and Lafayette wants to impose an embargo on new drilling permits within the city limits. They may have already done it by now if City Council has their way.

The intention is to put a hold on any new oil and gas drilling applications for a year. A vote on this topic was tabled earlier in October 2017.

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Lafayette Colorado Affordable Housing

Screen Shot 2017-06-07 at 11.34.23 AMLafayette Colorado’s City Council has approved a land deal worth $3.5 million to bring up to 500 permanently affordable homes to the area.

The proposed location is the roughly 24 acres at the southwest quadrant of undeveloped land near Emma St. and N. 120th St. currently owned by Flatirons Community Church. Click on the image at left to enlarge it.

The church purchased the property in 2001, and had at one time intended to move to that location as it was growing, prior to settling in at the current spot where there was once an old Walmart and other businesses.

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Lafayette Colorado New Residential Development Hearteye Project

weems hearteye propertyLafayette, Colorado may have a new residential development soon as pressure mounts to provide more housing to the booming area.

An 80-acre parcel owned for many years by the Weems family just west of Highway 287 and south of Arapahoe Road has been home to what’s historically been referred to as the Boulder Valley School. (That’s the sign you’ll see on the south side of Arapahoe if you drive by the property to check it out.

The plan includes a proposal for over 450 single-family homes, as well as multi-family units and a small bit of neighborhood commercial use development intended primarily to support the proposed Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm which is intended to be part of the project.

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Lafayette Colorado Real Estate Market

home-sales-up-315-304The Lafayette, Colorado real estate market situation is good, and based on price per square foot, the trend is definitely upwards.

I have for you with a chart to give you an image which should help you get a better picture of how things are looking in this market over the last three years.

While average price per square foot isn’t always the best way to analyze value in a narrow time period (such as when you’re coming up with a price to sell your home), it is an excellent way to get a handle on how things are trending, and that’s the basis for this post is to illuminate what the trends look like for Lafayette right now based on the last three years.

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Lafayette Colorado Next Boom Town

Lafayette, Colorado appears to be on the verge of being the next boom town in the front-range area.

Lots of new restaurants, shops, and an influx of new residents who are attracted to this small-town lifestyle and proximity to the mountains, Boulder Valley schools, and the lifestyle that attracts kudos to towns like Boulder and Louisville Colorado keeps the City of Lafayette rockin’.

-Zachary Epps, GRI®, ABR®, MCNE®, REALTOR®, Eco-Broker®, full-time RE/MAX professional, RE/MAX Hall of Fame, RE/MAX Platinum Club…and author of

The Boulder Real Estate and Neighborhood Guide 

The Boulder Condo Guide 

The Home Buyer’s Handbook

Call, text, or email me today!… I’d seriously enjoy having the opportunity to talk to you about your plans if you’re moving, or if you know someone who is considering a move, and needs some straight answers.

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