The October 2011 Boulder area real estate statistics are out. Although sales in Boulder and Broomfield since June 2011 have been ahead of the same months in 2010, most areas are still logging a decrease in total number of sales this year versus last year. Last year had a lot of hype over the various tax credits available for home buyers, and I really think that this had a psychological effect of getting people out buying in the Boulder area, even if the credit didn’t actually come into play in many Boulder area home purchases. Ironically, for many in the Boulder area, now is a better time to buy, since interest rates remain at crazy lows. Anyway, here’s the link to the hard data.