Big election loss in Steamboat: huge changes in ski town real estate  

Big election loss in Steamboat: huge changes in ski town real estate  

  Steamboat voters reject a 24 million dollar donation for a new affordable housing project that was slated to be the largest in the state.  Why did Steamboat walk away from the project?  Why is this rejection important for other mountain communities and what does...
Will Colorado ski town buyers pay realtors 70k upfront?      

Will Colorado ski town buyers pay realtors 70k upfront?      

The recent settlement by the national association of realtors will have an outsize impact on Colorado ski towns.  Will prospective buyers pony up 70k to pay their buyers agent based on the median home price in Summit County?  What does the recent settlement mean for...
Bill to quadruple taxes on short term rental passes out of committee

Bill to quadruple taxes on short term rental passes out of committee

With the failure of proposition HH, the Colorado legislature is on the hunt for tax revenue and nightly rentals are in the cross hairs. Not surprisingly, the recent proposal to quadruple taxes on nightly rentals recently passed out of Colorado legislative committee...
Vail sues Vail, town of Vail  has resounding win; what does this mean for real estate?

Vail sues Vail, town of Vail  has resounding win; what does this mean for real estate?

First, I had to share the joke above.  For anyone that lives or spends time in the mountains it is unfortunately very relatable😊 It is a bit ironic (and confusing) as the company Vail resorts sues the city that its name originated from.  The suit...
What Colorado ski town is outperforming others : Which Colorado ski town is the best investment?

What Colorado ski town is outperforming others : Which Colorado ski town is the best investment?

As I predicted, we are starting to see some big changes in Colorado ski real estate.  Even as prices in many markets throughout the country are staying flat, some Colorado ski real estate is still increasing while others are starting to correct.  What is...
Tax bills double in  CO mountain towns, new legislation doesn’t help, you can reduce your taxes   

Tax bills double in  CO mountain towns, new legislation doesn’t help, you can reduce your taxes   

Our legislative branch and Governor have touted a new proposal to drastically reduce property taxes after they have skyrocketed due to increasing values and the elimination of the Gallagher amendment.  Unfortunately the new bill will not help the overwhelming...