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VENERABLE “TURNTABLE” RESTAURANT STILL CHURNING!

Slated for demolition in the ‘90’s when the railroad began disposing of all of its structures in the Minturn, Colorado area, the “turntable” structure, which was used to turn around locomotives, was saved by one of Minturn’s own, Darla Goodell;[...]

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Home Renovations That Can Hurt (and Help) Property Value

If you’re into renovation projects, then updating and revamping your home can be a lot of fun. But before you get too excited about knocking down walls and setting up a custom movie room, you might want to consider resale[...]

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5 Reasons Homeownership Makes ‘Cents’

The American Dream of homeownership is alive and well. Recent reports show that the US homeownership rate has rebounded from recent lows and is headed in the right direction. The personal reasons to own differ for each buyer, but there[...]

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Renting or Buying…Either Way, You’re Paying Someone’s Mortgage

There are some people who have not purchased homes yet because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours[...]

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5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional When Buying or Selling!

Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite an adventurous journey. This is why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to your ultimate goal. In this world of instant gratification[...]

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The #1 Reason to List Your House, NOW!

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released the results of their latest Existing Home Sales Report which revealed that sales rose 0.7% month-over-month, but remain 1.5% lower than they were a year ago. Some may look at these numbers and[...]

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COLE LUXURY TEAM ATTENDS LUXURY REAL ESTATE CONFERENCE!

The “Cole Luxury Team”, part of Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties, attended the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Conference held last week at the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort.  The Global Luxury Conference is a world-class networking Event featuring national speakers and Certified[...]

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Net Worth of Homeowners 44X Greater than Renters

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey data, covering 2013-2016 was released two weeks ago. The study revealed that the 2016 median net worth of[...]

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