All Blog Entries by Lisa Wade- RE/MAX of Boulder

  • With RE/MAX of Boulder since 1996


  • Realtor of the Year 2013


  • BARA's Presidents Awards 1997,2008, 2011


  • BARA Board of Directors 1996 - 1999 & 2012 to present


  • BARA President - Elect 2013


  • RE/MAX 100% Club from 1997 to present

Found 7 blog entries published by Lisa Wade- RE/MAX of Boulder.

Residents of Boulder, Colorado know one thing for certain: living well comes naturally in this environment. The latest Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index confirms it. With a well-being index score of 64.7, Boulder ranks No. 10 of 189 metropolitan statistical areas evaluated nationwide.

Tracked on a two-year rolling average, Boulder’s well-being rank has been one of the top communities in the Gallup-Healthways analysis since 2008. All of the top-five communities have placed on previous years' top 10 lists of highest well-being locales.

What constitutes well-being? There are five essential elements, according to Gallup-Healthways:

  • Purpose: liking what you do each day and being motivated to achieve your goals
  • Social: having supportive
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If you are looking for reasons to love living in Boulder even more, you don't have to look far. Over the past years, Boulder has garnered a growing list of top rankings on 'Best Of' lists. Now, in January alone, another five accolades rolled in. Boulder ranked among the 'best of' on five different lists of places to live, work and visit. Here's the breakdown:

 Source:  In order listed:, American Institute for Economic Research,, Smartasset, Expedia


No. 1 – Best Colorado School District. Boulder Valley School District ranked top school district in Colorado for 2017, according to Rounding out the top five are Aspen School District, Cheyenne Mountain School District No. 12, located in the Southwest corner

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 On Thursday May 12th 2016, over 100 REALTORS (members of the Boulder Area REALTOR Association) volunteered their time to do some much needed "Yard-busting" for BCCC (Boulder County Care Connect). All in all, 20 yards belonging to Senior Citizens in Boulder County were worked on. There was weeding. mowing, pruning, planting and general cleanup being done in an effort to help BCCC with their ever-growing list of Seniors who would like some help and BARA's effort to stay connected with our community and do some giving back.

Years ago, the Boulder Area Realtor Association had an annual activity referred to as Project H.0.M.E. (Help Our Many Elderly) in which we did the exact same type of Spring Cleanup for Seniors. That program eventually lost

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Having been recently installed as Immediate Past President of the Boulder Area REALTOR® Association (BARA), I am happy to report that the year during my term as President was a very good one! Is that because the Boulder market is so hot or because REALTORS® in Boulder are busier than ever, you ask? Those things are definitely true, but that is not what I am talking about.

The theme for my year as Board President was “Gratitude and Giving Back.” After all, REALTORS® are a caring part of this community and we are dedicated to making it stronger: we live here, raise our kids here; we care about schools, the environment, and all of the things that go along with living in one of the most beautiful places in the U.S. I am a firm believer that giving back to

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Here in Boulder County home sales continue to soar, aided in part by spectacular fall weather punctuated by sunny, blue sky days and late season color.

But these glorious weather days will wane soon as the air turns colder and autumn color fades.

As the winter scape settles in, warm your homes appeal with these crisp fall tips from Bradley Tuttle’s Real Estate Update – adapted to suit our Colorado climate.

Roll out the welcome mat with fall decorations

Decorate your home with mums, pumpkins, gourds and scarecrows now and enhance your curb appeal all the way through Thanksgiving. The simple addition of a new fall welcome mat instantly adds a homey touch and gives potential buyers a place to wipe their feet as wetter weather arrives.

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Lisa Wade of ReMax of Boulder, newly installed President of the Boulder Area Realtor Association, is excited to bring some upbeat and creative happenings to the Realtor members this year. Each month, Lisa will be delivering a video posting of Realtor educational and local non-profit charitable events. A 22 year Real Estate Veteran, and community activist, Lisa hopes to blend her two passions into a year of gratitude and giving back from BARA.

BARA will be organizing 4 one-day events for Realtor volunteerism
Dec 17th - Share-a-gift
Mar 21st - Junior Achievement Finance Park
May 27th - Project Home for Seniors
Sept 5th - Humane Society Doggie Dash

In addition, BARA will have a monthly "Take a Moment" box for Realtor Members to do just that and give to a deserving…
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