RE/MAX of Boulder – Reaching Beyond Real Estate, Making Our Community Stronger

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.

BoulderSource.com

RE/MAX of Boulder feels incredibly lucky to be an integral part of this amazing community, so we have created a community news website, the Boulder Source, as a way to celebrate all that the Boulder Valley is, and to contribute to the connections and community we consider family. The Boulder Source includes everything from local events and news to restaurant reviews. The Source is also home to our Featured Friends, local nonprofits and businesses we showcase each month.

 

MakeBoulderHome.com

New to Boulder or just visiting? Makeboulderhome.com is RE/MAX of Boulder’s introduction to this beautiful place we call home. Learn about everything from green living, outdoor and sports activities, arts and entertainment, clubs and associations, education, shopping, transportation, and real estate.

 

Bands on the Bricks

As we have for three years running, RE/MAX of Boulder recently hosted this summer’s Bands on The Bricks party every Wednesday night on Pearl Street. “From oldies to alternative and everything in between, Bands on the Bricks is Boulder County’s premiere outdoor summer concert series taking place in the heart of the city….A not-to-be-missed summer tradition with 10 weeks of free concerts.” Click here to learn more.

 

Louisville Downtown Street Faire

We’re excited to be a sponsor for Louisville Downtown Street Faire! Summer fun with FREE live music, local food, drinks, vendors, and kid’s activities. Drop by our booth and say hi!

 

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Helping make Boulder County the best it can be

 

Giving Back:

RE/MAX of Boulder has a proud history as a leader in community involvement. As longtime residents with expert local knowledge, RE/MAX of Boulder Realtors are actively involved in supporting charitable causes across our communities. Click here to learn more.

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Our Nonprofit Partners:

RE/MAX of Boulder has partnered with many wonderful local nonprofits that are addressing a wide range of critical needs in the Boulder community. Click here to learn more.

 

YMCA of Boulder Valley provides a far-reaching web of support for every age group in areas including youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

Attention Homes provides emergency services to homeless youth and operates the only youth overnight emergency shelter in Boulder County.

There With Care provides fundamental services to children and families during a medical crisis by building a network of services and people who ease the burden of life’s day-to-day obligations.

I Have A Dream Foundation empowers children in low-income communities to achieve higher education.

Dairy Arts Center is a community arts center where artists of all genres create and inspire each other and the greater community.

Boulder Food Rescue has a goal of creating a more just and less wasteful food system by facilitating the sustainable redistribution of food “waste” to agencies that feed hungry, homeless, and low-income populations.

Other nonprofits we support and contribute to include: Boulder County CareConnect, Share-A-Gift, Imagine! Foundation, Just Go Harder Foundation, Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA), Flatirons Habitat for Humanity, Special Olympics, Boulder Hospice, Impact on Education, Junior Achievement’s Finance Park, Lost Boys of Sudan, and Alzheimer’s Association.

 

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Supporting Local and Small Businesses:

A sampling of locally-owned businesses and business associations RE/MAX of Boulder has partnered with. Click here to learn more.

Boulder Chamber – The region’s flagship business advocacy and support organization, which helps foster a vibrant local and regional economy.

Downtown Boulder – Organization dedicated to maintaining and enhancing downtown as the center of commerce, government, culture, and leisure.

Big Red F Restaurant Group – Operates award-winning restaurants including Zolo Grill, Jax Fish House, Post Brewery, Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace, West End Tavern, and GoodBird Kitchen.

Brandzooka – Breakthrough video marketing platform and local start up

Colorado Multisport – Triathlon retail and service provider offers everything triathletes need.

Crossfit Sanitas – Ranked by the Colorado Daily as the best Crossfit gym in Boulder and by Shape Magazine as the 4th best Crossfit gym in the nation.

Kilwins – Delightful new confectionary and chocolate store on Pearl Street Mall.

Skratch Labs – Innovative natural hydration and nutrition company

Vitalé Studio – Owned by holistic wellness coach Alex Gil, her studio offers nutrition, physical training, life coaching, and workshops to guide you towards a healthy, happy, and inspired life.

 

 

To learn more about RE/MAX of Boulder, visit www.boulderco.com or call 303-449-7000.

 

Posted by on Thursday, July 19th, 2018 at 2:52pm.

Posted on July 20, 2018 at 7:13 pm
Jay Kalinski | Category: Uncategorized

ONE MINUTE TAX UPDATE

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act brings major federal tax changes.

Important to us estate planning attorneys, the new law doubles the estate and gift tax exemption, from $5.49 million in 2017 to approximately $11.2 million in 2018. The new tax law maintains “portability” (which allows surviving spouses to use their deceased spouse’s unused exemption), meaning a married couple’s combined estate and gift tax exemption is now approximately $22.4 million. Just to be clear, that’s the amount a married couple can transfer, during life or at death, without paying any estate or gift taxes. The tax rate on anything over the exemption amount remains steady at a flat 40%.

The annual gift tax exemption has increased from $14,000 (where it has been for the past five years) to $15,000. This is due to inflation adjustments and not the new tax law. I explained how the annual gift tax exemption works in an interview last year (note, however, that since the interview was recorded before the new tax law it uses the old 2017 figures).

It’s also important to understand what the new tax law hasn’t changed. The new law keeps the step-up in basis at death, which is a huge tax boon to those who inherit appreciated assets.

Many folks have estate plans that were designed to avoid or delay estate taxes. Such plans may no longer be appropriate now that the estate and gift tax exemption is much higher. In fact, many tactics used to plan around the estate tax eliminate the step-up in basis at death, meaning those who in inherit have to pay higher capital gains taxes.

To learn more about these tax changes and how to protect your estate, contact our office for a no-obligation consultation. Contact us here or call 720-588-9830.

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Posted on February 23, 2018 at 10:19 pm
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