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When you think of Steamboat, the first thing that comes in mind is the world-class skiing. Have you ever spent a summer vacation in Steamboat? It just takes one trip to the Yampa Valley and you'll instantly become addicted to the array of summer activities this special place has to offer. There is no better place to celebrate the Fourth of July than here in Steamboat. Not only do we celebrate the Fourth with one of the most amazing fireworks display in the country, but our hometown parade is an event not to miss. To celebrate our Western Heritage, we have the rodeo running on Friday and Saturday nights. We've compiled a schedule for this weeks activities. Get out and experience all that Steamboat has to offer.

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It’s finally springtime in the Yampa Valley! The aspen trees and wildflowers have begun to bloom and the snowmelt is quickly filling our lakes and rivers. The skis have been replaced with bikes and we’ll be riding our amazing single track soon.

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 Here at the Steamboat Group, springtime means it’s listing season when we help people move onto their next goal. Since the beginning of 2016, our office has been a flurry of activity. With as many as 204 properties already under contract at one time in Steamboat, it is shaping up to be a strong summer of real estate activity.

   During the past few weeks we have seen a significant increase in transactions. In fact, during April and

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Happy Spring from our paradise in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Ski season just wrapped up with a beautiful weekend and we got in a few more turns before the lifts stopped running. We are looking forward to everything that spring in the Yampa Valley will bring.

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  It’s prime listing season and a busy time in the Steamboat real estate market. If you are thinking about selling, now is the perfect time to start preparing so you can be ready before more competition comes on the market. There are a lot of simple things you can do inside before the snow melts to add value to your place. Just let me know if you would like to know more and get specific recommendations.

Here is what is

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      ( click image to watch brief Report & Winter Carnival Highlight video )

 We are pleased to report that the Steamboat Real Estate Market was healthy in 2015. There was significant progress in several key areas in the market and home values are once again on the rise. This allowed more people to sell and take their next step in fulfilling their dreams. Buyer interest also improved significantly due to improved confidence and a strong desire to find the perfect home at low replacement cost.

Here are some key high notes:

  • Sales grew 7% in 2015 to $700M. This rate is the highest since entering the recession 2008 at $725M.
  • The number of Transactions only grew 7%, indicating the average home prices increased. Some parts of the market went
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103rd Anual Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival Schedule

 

Wednesday, February 3rd

5:30 P.M.            Opening Ceremonies- Honoring the Winter Carnival Queen, the Little Princesses and the Grand Marshals; Location: Olympian Hall, Howelsen Lodge.

6:00-8:00 P.M.    Speed and Flight Night Ski Jumping- Learn to jump under the lights; Location: Howelsen Hill.

Thursday, February 4th

5:00 P.M.             Cross-Country Obstacle Race- A fun and challenging race for Nordic Skiers; Location: Howelsen Hill.

5:30-6:30 P.M.    Parent-Child Duals- Race head to head with your favorite Parent or Child. Choose between GS style or Dual Moguls; Location: Howelsen Hill     

5:00-6:00 P.M.     Air Jam and Terrain Park Session- Watch Athletes from

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The Holiday season in Steamboat Springs is a special time of the year. It's amazing to share our wonderful community with families from all across the country and even the world. 

From our Family to Yours Happy Holidays!

Enjoy the Holiday Video

 

 

 

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 From our family to yours, we wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. We are grateful to call each and everyone of you our friends and are truly blessed to live in such a wonderful community. Steamboat Springs is a town like no other, it's the people that make this town a wonderful place to call home. Have a wonderful holiday season and bring on the snow!

Holiday Video Greeting from the Top of Mt. Werner

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Bright blue skies, 60 degree temperatures and tacky single track. Sounds like a perfect summer day to be riding trails of Emerald Mountain. With storm clouds on the horizon, I grabbed my bike for on last adventure. The Fat Lady was about to sing and I wanted to head up for one last song. As ski areas across the country begin turning on their lifts for the season, we are holding out for one final day. Our snow guns are ready and the high country is already painted white after receiving over a foot of snow in the past week. Mother Nature graced us with one more beautiful day. It's all set to change over night and in the morning we might wake up to a winter wonderland. Emerald Mountain has seen some changes over the past few months. New and exciting

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Want to Market your Home with Photos like this?

 

  Winter season is a wonderful time to have your home on the market. As the flights fill up and the snow starts to fly, visitors from all across the country will descend upon the Yampa Valley to enjoy the wonderful skiing Steamboat has to offer. Many of these skiers will fall in love with our wonderful town or decide this is the year to buy in Steamboat. Our team's strong marketing plan allows us to sell your home any time of the year so if you are thinking of selling why not have us photograph your house now. There is no cost to you and you can benefit by having photos & video from when it looked great in the fall. The fall colors are beautiful, it's the perfect time to capture people's imagination

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  As the air starts to get crisp and the days grow shorter, folks in Steamboat start thinking about winter and the Champagne Power© that will soon be blanketing our slopes. The ski and boards get pulled from storage and the first coat of wax gets applied in anticipation of another big snow year. Winter and the skiing is what brought most of us here to Steamboat Springs Colorado. Yet if you have spent a season other than winter here you will know why we call this special place home. From mid-September through mid-October, the mountains and valleys surrounding Routt county start their amazing transformation. It begins in the highs peaks, then quickly makes it's way to the river bottoms. Fall is one of our favorite times of the year and for the next few

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