NEW ORDINANCE REGULATING SHORT-TERM RENTALS IN VAIL TAKES EFFECT MARCH 1, 2018!

After much deliberation, the Vail Town Council gave final approval to an ordinance regulating short-term rentals in the Town of Vail in late 2017. The ordinance will take effect this coming March 1, 2018. Most of the deliberations were centered[...]

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55-PLUS PROJECT PLANNED FOR GYPSUM!

  In late 2017, the Town of Gypsum gave initial approval for the Siena Lake “55-Plus” development project, which would take place just south of the Eagle County Airport. The project would include 332 units comprising the “55-Plus” community and[...]

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Every winter, families across the country decide if this will be the year that they sell their current houses and move into their dream homes. Mortgage rates hovered around 4% for all of 2017 which forced many buyers off the[...]

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House Hunting: 5 Tips for Finding Your First Home

  House hunting is an exciting process, especially when it’s your first home. While it may feel stressful and overwhelming at times, there are ways to make the search easier. For more information: http://blog.rismedia.com/2018/house-hunting-tips-finding-first-home/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=eNews[...]

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Pending Home Sales Edge Up

  Pending home sales edged up in December, 0.5 percent in the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI). The PHSI posted 110.1 in December, up from 109.6 in November. The Index is based on contract signings.[...]

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CONSERVATION FUND ADDS MORE LAND TO EAGLE COUNTY OPEN SPACE!

  Although the Hardscrabble Ranch, outside of Eagle, Colorado, will remain a “working ranch”, the 1,540 acre property was conveyed to Eagle County by The Conservation Fund in December of last year. The ranch now becomes part of the growing[...]

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EAGLE RIVER WATER & SANITATION A LEADER IN EMPLOYEE HOUSING!

A local leader in providing workforce housing, the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District has long been into the housing arena for its employees and in providing employee housing for others in the Vail Valley workforce.   Continuing that policy,[...]

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Financial Resolutions That Can Help You Buy a Home in 2018

If you want to buy a home this year, you may be in the midst of planning—or perhaps you’re already well on your way. Purchasing a home is a process made up of many moving parts, including your finances, your[...]

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Cyber Crime: Protecting Your Senior Clients

  Working with buyers and sellers? As a real estate agent, you know that means having to deal with personalities and ages that run the gamut from young and energetic to senior and slow-paced. But working with the elderly is[...]

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Virtual Reality Is One of Real Estate’s Next Frontiers

  Virtual reality (VR) has gone through wide cycles of consumer skepticism and adoption in the past several years. And although many industries, save video games and amusement parks, have backed off the technology recently, it’s time for real estate[...]

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