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December Development Update 2019

Posted by Robert Yazbeck on November 26, 2019 in No Category
The West Steamboat Neighborhood annexation saga continues. After documents were approved, the developer Brynn Grey has failed to acquire the property that was agreed on with the city to allow for an additional entrance to the neighborhoods. The annexation agreement has expired even though the voters pass the ordinance last summer. Melissa Sherburne, a West Steamboat Neighborhoods managing partner is not worried and says that negotiations were finalizing with the required property accusation when... read more
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Steamboat Springs Events - December 2019

Posted by Robert Yazbeck on November 26, 2019 in No Category
Steamboat Resorts worked around the clock since closing day of last season to tear down and install a brand new Doppelmayr system complete with new cables and towers. The new system would shave over 2 minutes off the old ride time. Through the first day, they pulled it off and were running record number of people up the hill. But a perfect record is hard to keep and a day after the epic opening, a malfunction has brought the new ride to a screeching halt. The abrupt stop left a few cabins with stranded passeng... read more
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November Development Update 2019

Posted by Robert Yazbeck on November 01, 2019 in No Category
Like many developments around town, Urban Street at the Mountain promises affordable Steamboat living without all the frills and expenses that come with living in a ski town. The 86 unit development will have fewer amenities with an overlying goal of keeping the HOA fees to a minimum. The new units will be comprised of 4 duplexes, 24 units in triplexes, 12 units in quadplexes, and 42 condominium units. The location of the new development will be located on Owl Hoot Trail just across the road from Casey's Pond Senio... read more
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Steamboat Springs Events - November 2019

Happenings around town.
Posted by Robert Yazbeck on October 28, 2019 in No Category
Old man winter came a little early this year and rumor has it that 50 inches awaits skiers and boarders at the top of the ski area. Normally, Steamboat locals don't worry about preparing for the snow until after Halloween. It's almost like clockwork each year when the first snow flakes start flying during the downtown trick-or-treat. This year, eight inches of snow already blankets the valley floor. The question is, will the temperatures hold through the month of November until opening day on the 23rd? The Farmers ... read more
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September 2019 Routt County Market Report

Posted by Robert Yazbeck on October 26, 2019 in No Category
September 2019 comparison over September 2018 shows ups and downs throughout the Steamboat and Routt county real estate markets. Following a normal trend for this time of the year, the number of homes sold in September was less than that of August, but they were also 13% less than September of last year. However, there were 24% more homes put under contract this September than last September which was about the same number of homes that were put under contract in August of this year. That brought the number of acti... read more
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