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Talk like a Steamboat Local with these Key Terms and Phrases

Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 12:02pm. 12 Views, 0 Comments.

Champagne Powder®- Think sparkling champagne but in the form of snow that is smooth, dry and makes you feel like you are flying. One of the things that Steamboat is famous for.

First Tracks- Un-touched fresh powder.  Use a special ticket to load the gondola at 8:00am or better yet the local knowledge to know where untracked lines will be later in the day.

Inversion- When it is very cold in town but surprisingly warm on top of the mountain.  It can be -10 degrees at the base of the mountain and a balmy 20-30 degrees at the top! If you walk outside and it is really cold check the temperature on top of the mountain because there is a very good chance it is nice on top.

Locals Secrets - The things you only learn by getting outside and finding

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Steamboat Real Estate Market Update - Nov. 19th 2014

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 3:02pm. 87 Views, 0 Comments.

   Overall it is encouraging to see 3 strong months in a row bring us into positive territory for the year.  The market has felt better for most of the year to those of us in the business and now the numbers are starting to reflect it. Pending sales, which represent properties under contract, were very strong in August, September, and October with a little but not much of a pull back in November to reflect the off season.  The number of pending sales has varied between 160 to about 194 properties which makes me believe November and December will be strong months for closed sales too.

  Inventory levels are coming down in more parts of the market. Once they get to healthy levels in each part of the market, prices begin to increase.  This transition

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The Homesteads at Wildhorse Meadows

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 11:41am. 334 Views, 0 Comments.

  The Homesteads at Wildhorse Meadows

  The Steamboat Real Estate Market is recovering and as a result we are now seeing some new development break ground. In the mountain area there are a few ski in ski out sites that will be very expensive projects at some point then basically 3 sites close to the mountain.Two small sites on Eagle Glen Drive and the remaining land in Wildhorse Meadows around Trailhead Lodge where the Homestead is located.