A Year In Review: Boulder’s 2016 State of the City Report!

A Year In Review: Boulder’s 2016 State of the City Report!


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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 13 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
Call me – 720.938.4197
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2016 Boulder Community Honors: This is an amazing list!

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Boulder is blushing. 2016 was a great year for #Boulder! Thanks to all these entities for recognizing our city in so many different ways!

2016 Community Honors

  • Brain-Concentrated Metro Areas (#1) – Bloomberg, December 2016
  • America’s Craft Beer Capitals (#2) – Forbes, November 2016
  • The Best College Towns to Live In (#2) – SmartAssest, September 2016
  • The Healthiest Cities in America (#1) – Niche, August 2016
  • The Best Cities for Entrepreneurs (#1) – Livability, July 2016
  • The Best Cities for New College Grads (#7) – Zumper, May 2016
  • The Most Walkable Cities in Colorado (#2) – Walkscore, May 2016
  • The Best Places to Live in Colorado – Livability, May 2016
  • The Best Green Cities for Families (#6) – SmartAssest, April 2016
  • The Best Places for STEM College Graduates (#3) – NerdWallet, April 2016
  • Most Educated Metro Areas in the Nation (#2) – ValuePengin, March 2016
  • The Best Communities for Physical Well-Being (#1) – Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, February 2016
  • The 10 Most Active Cities in U.S. (#1) – trulia, February 2016
  • The 10 Fastest Growing Startup Business Cities in U.S. (#5) – Mattermark, January 2016

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 13 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
Call me – 720.938.4197

2016 Year To Date Boulder County Housing Statistics

2016 Year To Date Boulder County Housing Statistics

Ready to sell or buy a home, attached dwelling or investment property? Let me help you!

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 13 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
720.938.4197

Switch on the Holidays on the Pearl Street Mall

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Switch on the Holidays on Sunday November 20, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

Holiday sing-along performance led by the Boulder Children’s Chorale joined by members of the Boulder Chorale lead up to the grand illumination of the Boulder County Courthouse and the Pearl Street Mall, with a special appearance by Santa himself!  Then stick around for FREE visits with Santa until 7:00 p.m.

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 13 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
Call me – 720.938.4197

Happy Halloween!


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Wishing you and your family a fun & safe Halloween  – Janet Leap Team! 

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 13 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
Call me – 720.938.4197

Got Downed Tree Limbs? City Of Boulder Curbside Collection Starts April 25, 2016

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This is straight from the City of Boulder’s website about the upcoming collection of downed tree limbs:

Citywide Curbside Collection of Downed Tree Limbs Begins April 25

Link to tree limb collection scheduleand map

Due to the extraordinary amount of tree limb damage caused by spring storms, the City of Boulder will conduct a special curbside collection program for downed limbs, beginning Monday, April 25, 2016, and concluding before Memorial Day.

Be advised that this weekend’s expected inclement weather may result in additional fallen tree limbs that will be included in the collection program.

Collection will be scheduled across the city by zone:

  • April 25 to 29: Zone 1 – Center section of the city, including houses on the north side of Baseline Rd. to the south side of Mapleton Ave.
  • May 2 to May 13: Zone 2 – North section of the city, including houses on the north side of Mapleton Ave. to the north city limits, including residential streets with blue signs in Gunbarrel.
  • May 16 to May 27: Zone 3 – South section of city, including houses on the south side of Baseline Rd. to the south city limits.

To Learn More

  • Click on the map pdf at left to view a larger version of the zones and schedule.
  • Call the Storm Debris Hotline at (303) 441-1856 with questions about the collection program and schedule.
  • Read Frequently Asked Questions pdf about the special curbeside collection program.

What You Can Do

  • Place your materials no more than one week in advance of the scheduled collection date. Place debris at the curbside, either against the curb or on the landscaping strip next to the street.
  • There are no requirements for sizing or bundling materials aside from piling and placing the material in the appropriate location.
  • Bike and pedestrian lanes and paths must be kept clear, and traffic flow should not be impeded. Because the city will sweep streets following the branch collection, try to park off street during the week your area is scheduled for collection to allow street sweepers to reach the curb line.
  • During the program, crews will collect tree limb debris only. In order to facilitate collection, other yard waste such as grass clippings or leaves should be placed in curbside compost collection containers.
  • Non‑organic materials including plastic bags and treated or painted lumber will NOT be picked up, because all organic material collected during this collection program will be composted.
  • Keep clearing snow along sidewalks and reaching out to neighbors who may need extra support.
  • Be careful! Exercise caution when encountering damage caused by a storm. Avoid downed or hanging utility lines, and be aware that as conditions change, and trees and tree branches are still falling all around Boulder. Be extremely careful not to stand under trees with a snow load until the snow has fallen or melted off of the tree.

City crews are currently working to remove hazardous hanging branches, tree limbs and other debris from public lands, roadways and other areas that may pose a public safety hazard. Residents and property owners are reminded that it is their responsibility to remove fallen branches and other debris from their own property.

Through the end of the special curbside collection program, the city will continue to waive drop-off fees for city residents who bring tree limbs to the Yard Waste Drop-off Center, located at 5880 Butte Mill Road. Proof of city residence, such as a utility bill, is required to have the fee waived.

Go to the City of Boulder’s website to learn more – Snowstorm Curbside Collection

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 11 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
Call me – 720.938.4197

Boulder County 2016 Q1 Real Estate Statistics

2016 Q1 Boulder County Real Estate Vital Statistics for Single Family Homes and Attached Dwellings. Have any questions? Give me a call or shoot me an email! Email Janet!

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 11 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
Call me – 720.938.4197

Got Downed Tree Limbs? City Of Boulder Curbside Collection Starts April 25, 2016

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This is straight from the City of Boulder’s website about the upcoming collection of downed tree limbs:

Citywide Curbside Collection of Downed Tree Limbs Begins April 25

Link to tree limb collection scheduleand map

Due to the extraordinary amount of tree limb damage caused by spring storms, the City of Boulder will conduct a special curbside collection program for downed limbs, beginning Monday, April 25, 2016, and concluding before Memorial Day.

Be advised that this weekend’s expected inclement weather may result in additional fallen tree limbs that will be included in the collection program.

Collection will be scheduled across the city by zone:

  • April 25 to 29: Zone 1 – Center section of the city, including houses on the north side of Baseline Rd. to the south side of Mapleton Ave.
  • May 2 to May 13: Zone 2 – North section of the city, including houses on the north side of Mapleton Ave. to the north city limits, including residential streets with blue signs in Gunbarrel.
  • May 16 to May 27: Zone 3 – South section of city, including houses on the south side of Baseline Rd. to the south city limits.

To Learn More

  • Click on the map pdf at left to view a larger version of the zones and schedule.
  • Call the Storm Debris Hotline at (303) 441-1856 with questions about the collection program and schedule.
  • Read Frequently Asked Questions pdf about the special curbeside collection program.

What You Can Do

  • Place your materials no more than one week in advance of the scheduled collection date. Place debris at the curbside, either against the curb or on the landscaping strip next to the street.
  • There are no requirements for sizing or bundling materials aside from piling and placing the material in the appropriate location.
  • Bike and pedestrian lanes and paths must be kept clear, and traffic flow should not be impeded. Because the city will sweep streets following the branch collection, try to park off street during the week your area is scheduled for collection to allow street sweepers to reach the curb line.
  • During the program, crews will collect tree limb debris only. In order to facilitate collection, other yard waste such as grass clippings or leaves should be placed in curbside compost collection containers.
  • Non‑organic materials including plastic bags and treated or painted lumber will NOT be picked up, because all organic material collected during this collection program will be composted.
  • Keep clearing snow along sidewalks and reaching out to neighbors who may need extra support.
  • Be careful! Exercise caution when encountering damage caused by a storm. Avoid downed or hanging utility lines, and be aware that as conditions change, and trees and tree branches are still falling all around Boulder. Be extremely careful not to stand under trees with a snow load until the snow has fallen or melted off of the tree.

City crews are currently working to remove hazardous hanging branches, tree limbs and other debris from public lands, roadways and other areas that may pose a public safety hazard. Residents and property owners are reminded that it is their responsibility to remove fallen branches and other debris from their own property.

Through the end of the special curbside collection program, the city will continue to waive drop-off fees for city residents who bring tree limbs to the Yard Waste Drop-off Center, located at 5880 Butte Mill Road. Proof of city residence, such as a utility bill, is required to have the fee waived.

Go to the City of Boulder’s website to learn more – Snowstorm Curbside Collection

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 11 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
Call me – 720.938.4197

Next Week Is Winter Bike Week – Are You Ready?

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Hey Boulder – It’s Almost Winter Bike Week! Boulder residents are encouraged to participate in Winter Bike Week from Jan. 25 to Jan. 29. This week-long event is a partnership between The City of Boulder, Boulder County, the Boulder Valley School District and the University of Colorado. The event is coordinated by Community Cycles.

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Riders may register as individuals or as part of a team at to track bike trips and earn recognition and prizes. Registered riders will also enjoy free breakfasts and snacks along their routes.

For more information and to register, go to lovetoride.net/boulder.

 

 

 

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 11 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
Call me – 720.938.4197

 

Boulder’s Winter Bike Week Is Just Around The Corner

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Hey Boulder – It’s Almost Winter Bike Week! Boulder residents are encouraged to participate in Winter Bike Week from Jan. 25 to Jan. 29. This week-long event is a partnership between The City of Boulder, Boulder County, the Boulder Valley School District and the University of Colorado. The event is coordinated by Community Cycles.

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Riders may register as individuals or as part of a team at to track bike trips and earn recognition and prizes. Registered riders will also enjoy free breakfasts and snacks along their routes.

For more information and to register, go to lovetoride.net/boulder.

 

 

 

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 11 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
Call me – 720.938.4197