Archive for 2009

Property Tax Credit Coming!

Property Tax Credit Coming!

Monday, December 14, 2009 Looks like Steamboat Springs residents will be receiving some relief on their taxes next year by way of a property tax credit from the school district.  The Steamboat Springs real estate market continues to be an interesting one, especially with this news.  As it turns out, the School Board over-collected property taxes in Read More

One Steamboat Place

One Steamboat Place

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 The Steamboat ski resort opens for skiing tomorrow, and with it comes the unveiling of One Steamboat Place.  One Steamboat Place is Steamboat’s newest development located at the heart of the mountain base. Much anticipation has been looming for the grand opening of the newest addition toSteamboat Springs real estate offerings.  After 2 years Read More

Remodeling Cost Vs. Value

Remodeling Cost Vs. Value

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Remodeling Magazine puts out an annual report that displays how maintenance projects and other upgrades can provide paybacks on the sale of real estate, even in slower markets.  The findings show how sellers can often recoup as much as 86% of the cost of such projects like new siding, a new Read More

First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit

First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 RISMEDIA, October 8, 2009—With the First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit deadline quickly approaching, the Internal Revenue Service recently reminded potential home buyers they must complete their first-time home purchases before Dec. 1, 2009 to qualify for the special first-time home buyer credit. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act extended the tax Read More

Federal Index Shows Home Prices Rising

Federal Index Shows Home Prices Rising

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 U.S. home prices rose 0.3 percent in July compared to June, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said Tuesday. The index is 4.2 percent below what it was in 2008 and 10.5 percent off its peak in April 2007. The index excludes most expensive homes from its calculations, so prices appear to Read More

Quickie Idea For Sellers

Quickie Idea For Sellers

Monday, September 14, 2009 A lot of people selling homes today are asking what they need to do to get their house sold.  Immediately following the question comes the conversation of price. Although I’m an advocate of effectively pricing your property as the initial important element to attract the eye of buyers, I argue that Read More

Rubber Ducky, You’re The One!

Rubber Ducky, You’re The One!

Friday, September 11, 2009 The annual Rubber Ducky Race hits the Yampa River once again tomorrow.  This annual event benefits the Yampa Valley Medical Center Auxiliary and has been in existence since 1988. Just one man’s opinion, but you’ve never seen anything until you’ve seen roughly 2,000 yellow duckies riding the rapids of the Yampa.  Read More

Steamboat 700 Rolls On

Steamboat 700 Rolls On

Tuesday, September 08, 2009 City Council will hear even more community opinion as well as revised plans for the Steamboat 700 proposed development tomorrow night. The Steamboat 700 annexation agreement is nearing a final vote by City Council, coming up on October 13th.  The proposed master plan of the community would include roughly 2,000 new Read More

Prudential Connection Newsletter

Prudential Connection Newsletter

Monday, August 31, 2009 View the Prudential Connection Newsletter! In the latest Prudential Connection newsletter we discuss the current real estate trends in Steamboat Springs.  Understanding the trends and trying to predict them seems to be a national pastime right now.  Of course we’re all looking for the crystal ball that will help us make good decisions when Read More

Strong Gain In Existing-Home Sales

Strong Gain In Existing-Home Sales

Friday, August 21, 2009 For the first time in five years, existing-home sales have increased for four months in a row, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Existing-home sales – including single-family, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops – rose 7.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.24 million units in July from a Read More


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