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Winter Stacey Holm-Risen: New Managing Director Serving the Vail, CO Market!

Winter Holm company announcement

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Theresa Pemberton Named Partner in Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties

Congratulations, Theresa! We could not be more excited.

Congratulations, Theresa! We could not be more excited.

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PARADE OF HOMES SUN VALLEY FEBRUARY 14TH

Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties will have our Parade of Homes event on Saturday February 14th – from 1pm to 4pm.  This event will showcase fabulous properties from Warm Springs to Elkhorn and out to Golden Eagle.  What a great way to celebrate Valentine’s Day – touring some remarkable properties for sale in the valley – just what your loved one has been looking for!!!  Like us on Facebook and be entered into our Grocery Giveaway!!!

Parade of Homes Event

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PARADE OF HOMES SUN VALLEY FEBRUARY 14TH

Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties will have our Parade of Homes event on Saturday February 14th – from 1pm to 4pm.  This event will showcase fabulous properties from Warm Springs to Elkhorn and out to Golden Eagle.  What a great way to celebrate Valentine’s Day – touring some remarkable properties for sale in the valley – just what your loved one has been looking for!!!  Like us on Facebook and be entered into our Grocery Giveaway!!!

Parade of Homes Event

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Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties Steamboat Springs Names Managing Director

Robert Yazbeck company announcement

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Thanksgiving Day is Opening Day for Skiing in Sun Valley

Thanksgiving Day is Opening Day for Skiing in Sun Valley

While Buddy the Elf is prepping to say “Santa is coming! Santa is coming!”, residents and visitors to Sun Valley alike, are proclaiming, “Skiing is coming! Skiing is coming!” That’s because as Thanksgiving approaches, it not only means the ushering in of Christmas season, but it means opening day for the ski season in Sun Valley.

November 27, 2014 will be a fantastic opening day of skiing thanks to Mother Nature and Sun Valley’s superb snowmaking equipment. They’re system has been working 24/7 to accentuate what Mother Nature has already blanketed their mountains so nicely with.Thanksgiving Day is Opening Day for Skiing in Sun Valley

Sun Valley has been blessed with a generous amount of early snow fall and the weekend looks like it’ll promise another 8 to 14 inches! This cooperative weather in partnership with Sun Valley’s legendary snowmaking and excellent grooming are promising more early season terrain than usual with 14 runs expected to open on Thanksgiving between Bald and Dollar Mountains.

Lifts will open at 9:00 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning from the River Run side of Bald Mountain escorting skiers and snowboarders to summit to valley terrain. You can anticipate the following runs to be open:

  • Upper College
  • Lower College
  • Sunset Strip
  • 42nd Street
  • Mid River Run
  • Lower River Run
  • Roundhouse Slope
  • Upper Canyon
  • Lower Canyon
  • Dollar Mountain will be offering these runs:
  • Poverty Flats
  • Quarter Dollar Bowl
  • Race Hill

Dollar Mountain will remain in operation until the 30th. Then, it will close and reopen on December 13th for the regular season. Conditions are always weather dependant and you should always check mountain reports for updates.

So, grab your friends and family and meet them on the slopes in between helpings of turkey and pumpkin pie!

See also:

- Ketchum Idaho Named One of 2014′s Best Small Towns to Visit

- Top Ten Ski Resorts in the United States with a Vertical Rise of 3,000 Feet

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Thanksgiving Day is Opening Day for Skiing in Sun Valley

Thanksgiving Day is Opening Day for Skiing in Sun Valley

While Buddy the Elf is prepping to say “Santa is coming! Santa is coming!”, residents and visitors to Sun Valley alike, are proclaiming, “Skiing is coming! Skiing is coming!” That’s because as Thanksgiving approaches, it not only means the ushering in of Christmas season, but it means opening day for the ski season in Sun Valley.

November 27, 2014 will be a fantastic opening day of skiing thanks to Mother Nature and Sun Valley’s superb snowmaking equipment. They’re system has been working 24/7 to accentuate what Mother Nature has already blanketed their mountains so nicely with.Thanksgiving Day is Opening Day for Skiing in Sun Valley

Sun Valley has been blessed with a generous amount of early snow fall and the weekend looks like it’ll promise another 8 to 14 inches! This cooperative weather in partnership with Sun Valley’s legendary snowmaking and excellent grooming are promising more early season terrain than usual with 14 runs expected to open on Thanksgiving between Bald and Dollar Mountains.

Lifts will open at 9:00 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning from the River Run side of Bald Mountain escorting skiers and snowboarders to summit to valley terrain. You can anticipate the following runs to be open:

  • Upper College
  • Lower College
  • Sunset Strip
  • 42nd Street
  • Mid River Run
  • Lower River Run
  • Roundhouse Slope
  • Upper Canyon
  • Lower Canyon
  • Dollar Mountain will be offering these runs:
  • Poverty Flats
  • Quarter Dollar Bowl
  • Race Hill

Dollar Mountain will remain in operation until the 30th. Then, it will close and reopen on December 13th for the regular season. Conditions are always weather dependant and you should always check mountain reports for updates.

So, grab your friends and family and meet them on the slopes in between helpings of turkey and pumpkin pie!

See also:

- Ketchum Idaho Named One of 2014′s Best Small Towns to Visit

- Top Ten Ski Resorts in the United States with a Vertical Rise of 3,000 Feet

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Real Estate Terms You Need to Know

Real Estate Terms You Need to Know

There’s a lot of terminology involved with buying or selling homes and it can definitely get confusing. It’s your real estate agent’s job to know the ins and outs of it all, but it’s certainly helpful for you, the client, to have a good grasp on a few things yourself.

Below is a list of a few important terms you will probably hear while you search for a home.Real Estate Terms You Need to Know

Sale-to-List Ratio

This term is usually used by sellers but can be a potentially important number for buyers as well because it may assist them in quickly deciphering the pace of the current market when deciding a good amount for making their offer.

The Sale to List Price Ratio is determined by dividing the sale price by the listing price. For instance, if you have a sale price of $585,000 divided by a $615,000 asking price it equals about 94%…this means the seller received 94% of their asking price.

When you’re looking at the state of the market, a higher average ratio or percentage means that sellers currently hold the advantage.

Median Days on Market

The midpoint of the number of days on market across a number of recently sold homes is known as the Median Days on Market. If it’s 20 days, then 50% of the homes sold quicker, and the other 50% took longer than 20 days.

This is usually quoted by statistics based on “active” days. However, other calculations may include active and pending days.

The median days on market is another way buyers can decide how much to offer and how likely the seller will be to accept it. In other words, if the house has been on the market for a while, the seller is probably more motivated to sell it.

Distressed Property or Pre-Foreclosure

These two terms are often misunderstood. Distressed properties mean the owners have defaulted on their mortgage or their loans are about to but it DOES NOT mean that the home is currently available on the market.

Actually, many pre foreclosures are actually not on sale nor will they ever be. What happens many times is either the homeowner will become current on the mortgage or the home will be sold before foreclosure proceedings ever begin via short sale or otherwise.

Should you hunt for distressed or pre foreclosed properties online, make sure you realize you may be going on a wild goose chase.

Active Vs. Pending Status

A lot of websites display homes with both active and pending statuses because a good chunk of people like to see “everything” happening in the market. However, it’s important to know the difference between  active and pending so that you don’t get your hopes up on a home that isn’t available.

Basically, active means the sellers are still accepting offers. Pending means the sellers have already accepted an offer.

 

 

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