Archive for 2008

December Market Update 2008

December Market Update 2008

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 Season’s Greetings!  We hope you are having a happy holiday season. Here’s an update for the past two weeks of sales, starting with the most recent. Real estate transactions for Dec. 18 to 22: Total real estate sales = $9,566,500 with 11 transactions including 4 over $1 million.  No timeshare sales Real Read More

Library Improvements

Library Improvements

Friday, December 26, 2008 If you haven’t stepped foot into the new Bud Werner Memorial Library, you should!  It’s absolutely beautiful and the added resources are amazing.  Still at the corner of Lincoln Avenue and 13th Street, the new expansion added square footage and needed services as well.  Favorites of the Boyd Team include the expanded Read More

Market Update

Market Update

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 Real estate transactions for Dec. 11 to 17: Total real estate sales = $14,088,400 with 10 transactions including 3 over $1 million Total timeshare sales = $139,100 with 3 transactions To follow up with last week’s note about the Yule log that is hidden in Steamboat Springs each year: it was Read More

Time To Refinance?

Time To Refinance?

Monday, December 22, 2008 As mortgage rates have dramatically fallen over the last few weeks, many are wondering if now is the time to refinance.  This seems like a key topic of discussion around the halls of Prudential and the community at large these days. Refinancing now may sound appealing, but keep in mind that Read More

A Look At November

A Look At November

Friday, December 19, 2008 Taking a look at the sales numbers for November, things are still creeping along.  It goes without saying that we aren’t seeing the activity we’ve witnessed over the last two years but the market will eventually turn around.  In my experience, when things start to happen, they happen quickly so the Boyd Read More

Winter Snow = FUN!

Winter Snow = FUN!

Thursday, December 18, 2008 If you’re headed to Steamboat for skiing or riding, you better get here soon.  If you’re lucky enough to be a local… you’re lucky enough! The National Weather Service is calling for a 60% chance of snow tonight, 50% chance tomorrow and 80% chance of a dump on Friday night.  In a town Read More

Pending Home Sales Holding Steady

Pending Home Sales Holding Steady

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 Pending home sales eased against a deteriorating economic backdrop but remain in a stable range, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contracts signed in October, slipped 0.7 percent to 88.9 from an upwardly revised reading of 89.5 in September. It Read More

Holiday Giving!

Holiday Giving!

Friday, December 12, 2008 Once again, I’m extremely touched by the generosity the Prudential office and the entire staff showed in giving back to the community.  A little background… It had become a tradition in years past that the Prudential agents draw names for “Secret Santa” gifts around the office.  $25 limits were set and Read More

Villages At Steamboat Complete

Villages At Steamboat Complete

Tuesday, December 09, 2008 If timeshares are your thing, you’ll be happy to know that Drahota construction recently announced its completion of the Villages at Steamboat.  With $38 million  spent on expansion of the project, the total complex is now 200,000 square feet larger.   The Villages at Steamboat is conveniently located near the junction of Read More

Residents Choose To Remodel

Residents Choose To Remodel

Monday, December 08, 2008 In this tough economy, people don’t seem to be building so much as they are remodeling their existing homes.  As to be expected, it seems like the mantra as of late is “fix up what I’ve already got.”   As far as new construction goes, Steamboat Springs saw only 1 building permit Read More


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