The Boulder Community

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With Boulder's walking, biking and hiking trails, it’s no surprise the city made the SmartAsset top 10 list of places for physical fitness.

But here’s what is surprising: as fitness and healthy-eating oriented as Boulder's culture is, the city ranked only No. 10 on SmartAsset’s fourth annual study of the most fitness-friendly places in America.

According to the study, nine other cities are more fitness-friendly than this biking-hiking-running-skiing-walking-climbing loving town.

SmartAsset describes fitness-friendly cities as those that tend to be walkable, offer few fast food eateries and plenty of healthier eating restaurants, and present plenty of places to workout in. Having ample workout facilities overcomes crowded or far away gyms that

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Article published in the Daily Camera, cover page At Home section on December 1, 2017.

By Judith Finman, At Home
Photos by Bob Truemper and RE/MAX of Boulder

Left to right: CU Athletics Associate Athletic Director/External Affairs/Chief Marketing Officer Matt Biggers, RE/MAX of Boulder Realtor Duane Duggan, and CU Athletics Associate Athletic Director/Business Development Lance Carl meet in front of Folsom Field before their video podcast. See their video at http://bit.ly/29NUJpB. 


When two pillars of the community unite for the greater good, it is a powerful partnership that magnifies their impact. In this case, the five-year-long partnership between RE/MAX of Boulder, the top-performing real estate company in Boulder Valley and top-ranked

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Boulder is the No. 1 metro area for women in business with 4.42 businesses per 100 residents owned by a woman -– more than any other city in the U.S., according to an analysis by NerdWallet and a new report from public relations and digital communications firm Version 2.0 Communications.

Photo courtesy of Rawpixel on Unsplash.com
Photo courtesy of Rawpixel on Unsplash.com

In fact, women-led businesses are cropping up across Colorado cities. Denver and Fort Collins also rank among the top 10 metros for women, ranking as Nos. 3 and 7 respectively. All have above-average levels of women’s entrepreneurship and small-business loan rates, the report says.

Colorado exceeds the nation for women that are self-employed with about 9.9 percent compared to 7.2 percent in the U.S. as a whole.

The

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Outreach and Involvement Inspire Others to Lend Their Support

By L.L. Charles, Boulder Daily Camera
Photography by Bob Truemper for RE/MAX of Boulder

Published in the Boulder Daily Camera At Home section on July 28, 2017

 

A few of the RE/MAX of Boulder Realtors donating to Children's Hospital Colorado/Children's Miracle Network: (left to right, back row): Lisa Wade, Todd Gullette, DB Wilson; middle row: Maureen McCarthy, Brian Hellwig, Elizabeth Ryterski, Steve Altermatt, Daryl Smith; front row: Danni Wilson, Children’s Hospital Colorado’s Kacie Thomas, John Hampshire, and Janet Leap. RE/MAX of Boulder Realtors who donated but are not pictured: Denise Patryas, Mary Arnold-Grow, Kimberly Brown, Brad Clarkson, Tina Di Scipio, Rich Gribbon,

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The U.S. homeownership rate fell to a 50-year low in the second quarter of 2016, much of which was attributable to Millennials staying out of the market. While some have contended that Millennials are not interested in homeownership, recent studies have shown that 80 percent of people still consider it to be part of the American Dream, and 90 percent stated that they want to own a home in the future.

If you are a Millennial and have overcome numerous barriers likely facing you, including crippling student debt, lack of ability to accumulate a down payment, low inventory and high prices, and lack of mortgage availability, why would you want to buy a home versus investing in the stock market, for example? While diversified investments is, of course, a

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Every Wednesday from June to August, Boulder’s iconic Pearl Street Mall has been THE place to celebrate summer and Boulder’s extensive music legacy – and this year is no different, as Bands on the Brick's celebrates its 20th anniversary.

As the presenting sponsor, we bring together families and music lovers from across the community to join Pearl Street businesses to celebrate Bands on the Brick's 10-week series of live music and dancing under the stars, which is free and open to the public.

“We sponsor Bands on the Bricks because we are a community organization,” says Owner and Founder of RE/MAX of Boulder Tom Kalinski. “We love our friends and neighbors and our community. We want to help make Boulder the best home possible.”

Each Wednesday

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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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By Dana Leventhal // Communications Director 

RE/MAX of Boulder is making a powerful impact on the lives of sick and injured children and their families by becoming a “Miracle Office” through the Children’s Miracle Network. By donating to Children’s Hospital Colorado after the closing of each home sale, RE/MAX of Boulder Realtors are a part of an ongoing effort to support the hospital’s life-saving treatments, advanced medical equipment, valuable research and education. 

Children’s Hospital Colorado, located on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora with 15 additional locations across Colorado, is a private, nonprofit hospital renowned for its excellence in caring for kids of all ages and is ranked as a top 10 pediatric hospital nationally. As

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Here in Boulder County, and in cultures around the world, spring cleaning is a welcome tradition.

But spring cleaning isn't only about dusting. It's also about having an 'out with the old' attitude that drives you to get rid of all the unneeded stuff that has collected in drawers, closets and cabinets. There is no question that de-cluttering opens up room in your cabinets, and clearing out extra items makes cleaning quicker and easier.

Here’s an easy checklist to guide you painlessly through the first steps of cleaning. The list was first published by www.maidpro.com and has been updated for a Boulder County perspective.

Kitchen: The kitchen is a great place to start de-cluttering. Toss all foods that are past the ‘use by’ dates. Clear the

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