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Aston Martin On Ice in Crested Butte

ON ICE - Crested Butte, Colorado February 19 - 21, 2016 In the middle of winter 2016, Aston Martin will create a spectacular driving experience at an exclusive ranch in the very heart of Colorado. On Ice Colorado is a truly unique opportunity open to anyone with a passion for driving, regardless of previous experience. Hone your driving skills on our private ice-driving track where under the expert guidance of our professional instructors you will take away a unique new skill and an enhanced understanding of … [Read more...]

September 2015 Crested Butte Quick Real Estate Stats

Crested Butte Area Market Information (from Almont to the North) Month’s Highest Sale 25 Walking Deer Lane, 5 bedroom, 5 ½ bath, 4582 square foot home in Prospect, .7 acres, $3,000,000 Month’s Lowest Sale 40 Cinnamon Mountain Road, .47 acre lot in Mt. Crested Butte, $36,000 # of Properties put Under Contract In September: Single Family Homes 10 Condos/Townhomes 14 Land 3 2015 YTD Closed Transactions (September): Total # of Sales: 280 Total Volume: $120,954,961 Sales Price to List Price: … [Read more...]

Crested Butte Real Estate – Summer 2015 Update

2015 Real Estate Sales exceed 2014 year to date 2015 has been an interesting year in Crested Butte.  We had a less than awesome amount of snow this ski season and a lot of rain this spring and summer, but our usually weather dependent visitors did not seem to mind.  The ski season was busy and there were record breaking crowds here this summer. Real estate sales have matched the visitor numbers and the statistics give you an idea of just how busy the market has been.  Through August, from Almont to the north, … [Read more...]

Wildfire Prevention in the Crested Butte Area

It has been a wet summer in Crested Butte so we haven't had to fear wildfire like so many in the west.  In the last week there has been a haze over the mountains because smoke from the fires in Washington is blowing here and this has reminded us not to get complacent.  Colorado has had its share of fires over the last few years and it is important for property owners to be prepared. I am a member of the Colorado Association of Realtors Project Wildfire Committee and we are working to educate the public about … [Read more...]

Summer is happening in Crested Butte!

2015 Sales Up, Land Sales Really Up, Prices Slightly Up, Inventory Down The headline sums up the year in Crested Butte real estate so far. Here are the numbers from the MLS for areas from Almont north to back it up. Sales: 2014 - 122 Sales for $49,477,575 2015 - 157 Sales for $65,116,861 Land Sales: 2014 - 22 Sales for $4,097,000 2015 - 57 Sales for $11,196,700 Average Sales Price: 2014 - $405,553 2015 - $414,757 Average Days on the Market: 2014 - 328 2015 - 316 Active Listings … [Read more...]

Protesting your Gunnison County Property Tax Valuation

Every two years property owners in Gunnison County receive a new valuation of their property for tax purposes.  Some years owners are happy to receive this information and some years they are not.  2015 is one of the latter years.  Values are going up and have been for the last couple of years.  This is reflected in the County's new valuations.  There are always a lot of questions about how this process works and what property owners can do if they do not agree with the County.  You can only protest your value … [Read more...]

Crested Butte Real Estate Market Brief – January 2015

Enjoy some statistical information about the real estate market in Crested Butte so far this year.  Please let me know if you would like any additional or more specific information. Molly Overall Market Information (from Almont to the North)   Month’s Highest Sale (January)             107 Elk Avenue, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1,941 square feet, fully furnished, $875,000             Month’s Lowest Sale (January)             433 Anderson, Vacant Lot in CB South, .36 acres, $62,000   # of … [Read more...]

November Crested Butte Real Estate Update

With a bunch of recent snow, it is beginning to look a lot like winter in Crested Butte.  The Nordic Center opened on Saturday with beautiful conditions and Crested Butte Mountain Resort opens with FREE skiing for everyone on Wednesday the 26th.   How's the Market? 2014 surpasses 2013 The 3rd quarter of 2014 has been busy for real estate.  We were well behind 2013 at the beginning of July, but as of the end of October we have finally surpassed the dollar volume of sales from last year.  Usually we … [Read more...]

Fall Crested Butte Real Estate Update

Hello from beautiful Crested Butte!  It has been a while since my last newsletter.  I had a wonderful trip down the Grand Canyon and truly enjoyed spending the rest of the summer enjoying all Crested Butte has to offer. This photo was taken last week before the weather turned this weekend.  Now there is snow on the peaks and even some on the ground.  The leaves were (and still are) amazing this year - lots of reds and oranges that we don't usually see in our aspen forest. As we get into October & November … [Read more...]

2014 – 2015 Red Lady Realty Register

Red Lady Realty publishes a magazine highlighting all of the Crested Butte real estate we have listed for sale at that time.  This annual publication can be picked up numerous places in the Gunnison Valley or you can click here to view it. Enjoy! … [Read more...]