The iconic Steamboat Barn at the entrance to Barn Village Steamboat
LOCAL MARKET UPDATES AND INFORMATION

BARN VILLAGE AT STEAMBOAT IS SOLD OUT

Located behind Steamboat’s iconic barn, the 62-lot subdivision sells out in the summer of 2017. Represented by Chris Wittemyer of Steamboat Sotheby’s International Realty since 2007, the sell-out marks a significant landmark for vacant land sales within Steamboat Springs.

Barn Village subdivision reached another milestone in its development this summer with the sale of Lot 5 to Steamboat builder Stein Halsnes. The sale to Halsnes marked the 62nd and final conveyance of lots from the original developers and their successors to the general public.  Continue Reading

Elk Bugling
FARM AND RANCH PROPERTIES

BUYING HUNTING LAND IN COLORADO

Due to its access to public lands and healthy big game numbers, northwest Colorado is an epicenter for local and visiting hunters. According to Colorado Parks and Wildlife more than 262,000 big game hunting licenses will be issued in 2017. As more hunters discover this, many dream of acquiring their own private land or a hunting cabin to pursue the pastime – from a small wilderness plot to a 1000+ acre trophy ranch with elk just off the porch. Fortunately, there is a diverse range of recreational hunting and fishing properties across the region.

CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF HUNTING PROPERTIES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR SALE

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Cloverdale Restaurant
LOCAL CUISINE

MASTERS OF THE CRAFT – TAKING “FARM TO TABLE” BEHIND THE BAR

Bolstered by the farm-to-table movement, craft cocktails give mixed drinks a major upgrade.

Bourbon and duck fat? Egg whites and edible flowers?

Believe it or not, these are the ingredients featured in some of Steamboat’s finest craft cocktails, as bar menus around town are seeing the same farm-to-table concept that has been influencing chef’s menus, only applied behind the bar. Continue Reading

Organization
NEWS

LESS IS MORE: CLEAR THE CLUTTER and CLEAR YOUR MIND

Create space for the important things in life by eliminating the stuff you don’t need.

Why do we have so much stuff? There are many factors that contribute to our lives, our minds and our spaces becoming cluttered, but did you know that hanging onto superfluous stuff can actually affect your well-being? It’s true. Studies have shown that in an organized space, people are more productive and they feel more accomplished, more in control of their life and more relaxed.  Check out this interesting infographic on The OKA Blog with stats about how clutter affects you, your work, your personal life, and even how others perceive you.

So, you want to simplify and get more organized. Where do you start? Continue Reading

Marabou Ranch
FARM AND RANCH PROPERTIES

MARABOU RANCH – A LEGACY PROPERTY FOR GENERATIONS

What legacy do you want to leave for your family?  It’s a question I have asked myself a lot recently. My parents used to bring us to the beach every summer for a gathering of our family and friends. I didn’t realize at the time what a special time that was. We would return to a home my parents owned every year and swim in the surf, play cards, and try new adventures.  I remember those vacations with such fondness, we have continued the tradition with my brothers and their children, all gathering once or twice a year along with my parents to just enjoy each other’s company.

In Colorado, Marabou Ranch is more than just a 1717-acre ranch with world class fly fishing, incredible trails for horseback riding, hiking and mountain biking. It’s a place where you can return, year after year, and create a legacy for your family. Continue Reading

Minature houses resting on pound coin stacks concept for property ladder, mortgage and real estate investment
LOCAL MARKET UPDATES AND INFORMATION

JULY 2017 RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE MARKET SNAPSHOT

Steamboat Sotheby’s International Realty recently released the July 2017 Residential Real Estate Market Snapshot, revealing a continued upward trend in the residential real estate market.

According to data from the Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors, through July 31, 2017 there were 535 residential properties sold in Routt County – up 18% from the same time frame in 2016. Median sales price increased from $375,000 in 2016 to $420,000 in 2017, an increase of 12%. Total sales volume of residential properties in 2017 was $313 Million, up 32% from the $237 Million sold in 2016.  Continue Reading

REAL Trends
STEAMBOAT SOTHEBY'S INT'L REALTY NEWS

SSIR AGENTS RANKED AMONG THE BEST IN THE U.S.

In partnership with Zillow and Trulia and sponsored by Zillow Group, REAL Trends recently release its 2017 ranking report of America’s most productive real estate agents. The report rankings place Steamboat Sotheby’s International Realty associates as the highest in Steamboat Springs, and amongst the highest in the state and nation.

REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents ranks over 12,600 residential real estate professionals based on their performance in calendar year 2016. Continue Reading