The Boulder Community

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Most of us in Colorado feel happy about our life.  Our degree of happiness and healthiness is measured annually when Gallup conducts its wellbeing survey. In the recently released 2018 results, Colorado ranked No. 6 on the Gallup National Health and Well-Being Index, marking the 11th year in a row in the top 10 across the U.S.

Colorado and Hawaii are the only two states with an eleven year record in the top 10. Hawaii ranked No. 1 and Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Utah followed as the top five.

Colorado’s long held position as top state for physical wellbeing was nudged out in 2018 by Alaska and Wyoming. Hawaii topped all states in three elements in 2018, leading the U.S. in career, social, and financial wellbeing. Alaska and North Dakota were

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If you live in Boulder County, you know that all the ingredients needed to make a great place to raise a family are right here. So it’s no surprise that seven of Colorado’s top 25 places to raise a family in 2018 are in Boulder County, according to analysis by Niche.com.

Niche.com ranked the family friendliness of locations by assessing the quality of public schools, cost of living, crime rate, access to amenities, diversity, housing trends, employment statistics and percentage of households with children, among other characteristics. Data sources include U.S. Census Bureau data, the American Community Survey, FBI crime reports, and local surveys.

Most top 25 Colorado locations are in the Boulder area or the Denver metro area. Here are the

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Boulder leads the nation for the most positive economic outlook, followed by two other Colorado cities in the top 10 -- No. 3 Fort Collins and No. 9 Denver. According to the recent survey by Indeed.com, a positive economic outlook is driven largely by where you live more than by a national or political view of a national economy.

Colorado is the only state with three cities in Indeed's top 10. Smaller mountain-state metro area residents performed well when surveyed about the economy and their personal outlook. Tech hubs also fared well, such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Austin, and Raleigh.   

The following 10 U.S. cities have the highest economic confidence, according to Indeed.com:

  1.      Boulder, CO
  2.      Provo-Orem, UT
  3.      Fort
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University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business ranked No. 67 for its full-time MBA program, according to Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2018 rankings. The ranking is 13 points ahead of last year's 80th placement. 

When ranked only among public universities, Leeds rose to No. 29.

In the entrepreneurship category, the school ranked No. 10 overall, reflecting its Boulder and Front Range location’s access to a vibrant entrepreneurial business community with many venture capital and startup opportunities. Along with the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship, students have a strong network of connections and resources that enables them to excel.

Leeds attributes the significant rise in Bloomberg’s ranking to recent program enhancements, increased

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For home buyers and home sellers of mountain or foothills properties, learn the steps you can take to protect a home in a fire-prone area with the Wildfire Partners Program certificate. This informative video is presented by Boulder Area Realtor Association (BARA), Wildfire Partners, and RE/MAX of Boulder's Lisa Wade and Mike Bader. This program will not only prepare you in case of a wildfire, it will give you peace of mind. Click below for the video.

 

 

 

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Nearly half of the companies listed on Outside Magazine’s 2018 50 Best Places to Work call Colorado home – 23 to be exact. And 65 percent of the Colorado businesses are in the Boulder-Denver metro area – 15 in total – leading with No. 3 ranked Whipplewood CPAs in Littleton.= 

Outside Magazine’s editorial staff says health-oriented perks matter and adds, “It's a commitment to fun and supportive work environments that really make these companies stand apart.” 

Here's a sampling of the perks offered by the 15 Boulder-Denver metro area companies listed:

3. Whipplewood CPAs (Littleton)

Whipplewood supports employees through the long hours of tax season with professional massages and year round stress-relief like a meditation and power naps and

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Time to vote! Transportation is a hot topic with more than 60,000 people commuting daily in and out of Boulder, and statewide population increases leading to more road use and traffic. Learn about Proposition 110 from Boulder County Commissioner, Elise Jones, and Commuting Solutions Executive Director, Audrey DeBarros, in this informative video with our Realtor Duane Duggan. See the video below.

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It's RE/MAX of Boulder’s 41st year serving the Boulder Valley. We are creating strong relationships with partners in every spectrum of our community, from businesses to schools, nonprofits and athletic organizations.

University of Colorado Athletics

The excitement of Buffalo sports is a huge reason why Boulder Valley is such a great place to live, so naturally we are big supporters! RE/MAX of Boulder is proud to serve as the official real estate agency for CU Athletics. Our partnership with CU Athletics includes an array of sponsorships that strengthen athletic opportunities and bolster student athletes. 

Learn more about our partnership with CU Athletics. Click here.

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RE/MAX of Boulder feels incredibly lucky

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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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