Archive for January, 2016

Buying Real Estate in the Winter Months

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

Buying Real Estate in the Winter Months is a great idea.

Here’s a video of why buying real estate in the winter is a good thing. It’s a great way to see how well a home is constructed, insulated and heated. And also just how much snow removal and maintenance is required in the cold winter months.

It’s also very important to watch for hazardous situation that can occur with snow. Here’s a price example of a house fire that is speculated to be caused by snow falling off a roof.




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Steamboat Springs, CO Real Estate Report for November

Friday, January 1st, 2016

Steamboat Springs, CO Real Estate Report


Silver ornament, photo by Charlie Dresen

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. And that’s exactly what has been going on here in the ‘Boat. Record snow fall and record real estate numbers.

Routt County Real Estate Analysis

November saw a 55% increase in sales volume over last November.  And Year To Date we are 11% over 2014 in sales volume. So 2015 is shaping to be a very good year for real estate values.  Transactions were up as well seeing a 38% increase in the number of transactions over November 2014. Keeping with strong numbers, Year To Date transactions are up 6% from 2014.

Residential Transaction Price Point Analysis


Price Point

# of transactions

% of transactions

Previous month % of transactions

% of volume

Previous month % of volume

Under $500K






$500,001 – $1M