February 2013

Found 3 blog entries for February 2013.

  It is an honor to be recognized again this year for taking great care of our clients and getting them results. if you would like to know more about how my team at The Steamboat Group delivers exceptional service tailored to your needs just give us a call.

Colorado Group Realty anounces Excellence in Sales Award

2-25-13, Steamboat Springs, CO -  Colorado Group Realty, the largest independently owned real estate firm in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, announced Jon Wade as a Platinum Level Excellence in Sales award recipient for 2012 from Leading RE / Luxury Portfolio. These awards are presented to a Steamboat Realtor who has demonstrated excellence in the fields of salesmanship and client service during the past calendar year. 

  "I am humbled to

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How much do you want to pay in Property Taxes?

  It's the time of the year that everyone is thinking about their property taxes because we now all have our tax bills for 2012 property taxes that are payable in 2013.  In Routt County we are fortunate to have very low property tax rates compared to most areas due to voters that are conservative in approving new taxes, state Tabor limits in property tax growth, a signifcant portion of local property owners that have second homes thus don't send their kids to school here along with a few very large property owners like mines & a power plant that make up a significant portion of our tax base . That said we all want to pay our taxes on the correct valuation and not overpay due to an error in that process.

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   I thought I would share what I wrote for my clients that got short sale approval today on the first house listed below. The homes that went under contract, or received short sale approval so they can sell today, represent an impressive list for a month. They also represent over half of the good homes priced at market in city limits that were left on the market.  Today's activity is one of several things that indicates a shift the Steamboat Home Market between $800K & $1.3M. This level of activity won't be repeated this week or month due to limited supply, but it convinces me even more that this part of the market is turning and supply isn't going up much for a while. Higher end activity isn't this strong for sure, but there are a few signs of life

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