Local RE/MAX office on a roll


The 16 real estate agents at RE/MAX Steamboat have had ample reason for celebration this spring.

The Colorado headquarters of RE/MAX in Greenwood village announced May 15 that the Steamboat office led the state in volume per agent. RE/MAX has 104 full service brokerages and almost 2,900 agents in Colorado. Bob Hall, managing broker and one of the five owners of the Steamboat brokerage, said the closing of eight Antlers condominiums, all in the $1 million price range, helped his office's rating this spring.

Another co-owner of the Steamboat brokerage, Stephan Baden, was recently inducted into the RE/MAX Hall of Fame, an honor reserved for brokers who have helped at least 350 families buy and sell properties in their careers.

Hall said that for the third time in four years, RE/MAX Steamboat led the five-state region in dollar volume in low-density markets in 2001, closing 273 transactions valued at more than $77 million.

Realtors give $17,000 to grads

The Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors recently awarded scholarships totaling $17,000 to 17 college-bound Routt County High School graduates.

Wendy Fisher, chairperson for the scholarship program, said the following students were awarded scholarships at Steamboat Springs High School: Ian Ramsay, Kelly Asbury, Amy Jo Lewis, Lauren Baumann, Jenni Stanford, Andrea Len, Nicole Marie Nanio, Jessica Marshall, Sharon Retz, Nathan Proper, Stephanie Hamilton, Brandy Carlson and Anne Donley. South Routt Students who received scholarships included Lisa Montgomery, Sara Jo Linden and Chelsea Iacovetto. Meredith Geldmeier of Christian Heritage School also received a scholarship.

Other members of the Scholarship Committee included Dennis Kuntz, Jill Limberg, Nick Metzler, Christine Hands and Jody Scott. Funding for the Realtors' scholarship program is derived from the proceeds of the Scholarship Golf Tournament and Auction.

This year's auction and dinner is 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Chart House.


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