Archive for February, 2014

Million Dollar Amenities for $289,000

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Million Dollar Amenities for $289,000

Looking for a tranquil mountain retreat, a place to go or a place to call “home” that leaves you feeling refreshed and free of stress? Then consider this affordable 2 bedroom condo at The Ranch in Steamboat Springs as your ticket to leisure.


The Ranch, mountain views

Let the unobstructed views of Mt. Werner (Steamboat Ski Resort) fill your soul with beauty and gratitude….


…while the fireplace warms your feet.


Rest for the day’s adventures in one of the two quiet bedrooms.


The Ranch, Steamboat Springs


Get in your exercise on The Ranch’s tennis courts…….


The Ranch Steamboat Springs
…..or in the on-site fitness center.


pool, The Ranch
Then relax your muscles in the hot tub and soak up the sun by the pool.


Enjoy time with friends and the outstanding views from the open concept living area.


Top 6 Home Seller Mistakes

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Top 6 Home Seller Mistakes

Survey of 1,000 Real Estate Agents Reveals the Top Six Ways to Sabotage the Sale of Your Home

The most common reasons that a house will not sell in a good market are often well within the control of the home seller according to a recent survey by the ActiveRain online real estate community. In a poll of over 1,000 real estate agents, it was revealed that the top six ways home sellers turn potential home buyers away are:

Data provided by  ActiveRain is an online community of real estate professionals who exchange best practices, write real estate blogs, and get free education from the industry and their peers.

I agree with these findings and think they hold true for homes in the Steamboat Springs area. It is up to the agent to educate the seller on aspects of the home selling process that can instantly turn off a potential buyer; however, some sellers get on the defensive when you point out odors or the need for decor adjustments or housekeeping so it is a very fine line to walk.

This is POW!

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

This is POW!

Last week Steamboat Springs enjoyed epic ski conditions – bluebird skies and champagne powder up to your thighs. Here’s what it looked it for those lucky enough to partake in it:


Thanks to Steamboat Ski Resort for sharing this awesome video.

See ya on the slopes,


Charlie Dresen
Real Estate Associate Broker |Sotheby’s
Local Knowledge | Global Exposure| Defining Service
970-846-6435 |
610 Market Place Plaza, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487