July 2010

There are 4 blog entries for July 2010.

Steamboat Springs Parade of Homes to Feature Seven Mountain Homes August 7, 2010

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 at 1:27pm. 726 Views, 0 Comments.

The 2010 Steamboat Springs Parade of Homes, presented by Colorado Group Realty, will take place Saturday, August 7th. The self-guided tour from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. provides an opportunity to visit stunning mountain properties located in five different Steamboat neighborhoods. Tickets are $20 per person with proceeds benefiting the Colorado Group Realty Charitable Foundation.

“These residences represent a variety of styles exhibited in mountain homebuilding, “ said Bart Kounovsky, board member of the Charitable Fountain. “Participants will experience a slice of mountain living not usually seen by the public.”

The seven homes ranging from 3,095 to 11,823 square feet will also showcase five different areas: the South Valley, the Eagle Ridge area, Ski…

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2010 Real Estate Sales in Steamboat Continue to Improve over 2009

Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 7:27am. 690 Views, 0 Comments.

Real Estate Sales in Steamboat Springs are continuing to improve compared to 2009 levels. We are seeing increases in both the volume and the units sold from 2009. We have now recorded 8th months in a row where sales volume has increased over the same month of the previous year. YTD sales volume is 252% of 2009 dollar volumes and 202% for units. This reflects a significant increase in higher end property sales. This is encouraging but challenges remain so it pays to look closely at any property and it's values as you consider a purchase.   I have personally seen a bigger increase in volumes and have had the chance to help multiple people secure strong values this year. Two notable sales from this past month include a 5 bedroom 7 bath home on 20 acres that…

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Hike to Fish Creek Falls from the Sanctuary

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 1:50am. 1,820 Views, 0 Comments.

  Most locals who hike Fish Creek Falls throughout the year don’t appreciate having to pay a parking fee and like taking the locals route, which is why they access the Fish Creek Falls trail from the Sanctuary. Drive up Fish Creek Falls Road and turn right onto Steamboat Boulevard. From Mt. Werner, turn onto Steamboat Boulevard heading towards the hospital and golf course. Follow the road and right at the bridge crossing the river is parking lot on the side of the road closest to the mountain. Park here and follow the wide trail upstream.

   There are several footpaths that branch off heading to the water. Pass these. As the trail begins to U around Aspenwood, take the trail off to the left. This will wind up a fair way up a pretty steep trail. There

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Flying Over Steamboat Springs

Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 11:43am. 1,498 Views, 0 Comments.

  I woke up early this morning and went out for a beautiful flight over Steamboat. We began flying North Routt and the Zirkels (picture below of the mountains) and got to see some of the snow that still remains up at higher elevations. Continuing on we flew back towards town, first over Rabbit Ears and then up toward Buff Pass.  The diverse terrain throughout the flight is one of my favorite things about Steamboat. Driving, or in this case flying, in any direction changes the scenery and activities that you can enjoy while in town. I would definitely recommend flying, taking a helicopter tour or a hot air balloon ride your next visit to Steamboat. On a beautiful day the views stretch for miles in every direction and it is a

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