Robert Yazbeck Blog

Does a wet spring affect the Steamboat Springs area real estate market?

Did the weather shift our market back a few months when compared to previous years?
Posted by Robert Yazbeck on July 02, 2019 in No Category
Water. Rivers are the lifeblood of our landscape. In the west, it is vital that our snowpack and precipitation combine to keep the river basins alive and to make sure large cities downriver have enough water to function. Rarely do we get treated to the kind of verdant foliage combined with the blooming flowers in the valley and stark white of fresh snow in the peaks as we have seen in the spring of 2019.  But what happens to our real estate market when we have a long dark winter with a good snowpack that runs ... read more
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Summer Development in Steamboat Springs

Posted by Robert Yazbeck on July 01, 2019 in No Category
The summer solstice passed in a blanket of snow and the Yampa Valley has seen the slow melt of spring overflow into the summer season. The mighty Yampa River is at capacity and locals are hoping that the river will run at a high CFP (cubic feet per second) through the month of August. This time last year the Yampa river had a volunteer closure for fishing, tubing and any other recreational activities due to low water levels. This year, only experts have set foot in the raging vein of water that runs through the hea... read more
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July Events in Steamboat

Will we have snow in July?
Posted by Robert Yazbeck on June 21, 2019 in No Category
As the slow trickle of spring runs into summer, many events in the Yampa Valley have been challenged by the famous inclement weather that the rock mountains bring. Although it might require some changes, Snow falling in June hasn't deter tourist or locals from fulfilling their summer plans. Check out the list of events below that are sure to warm up the summer. FREE FAMILY FUN WITH JEFF PORTER July 1, 2019 12 pm Bud Werner Memorial Library. Price: Free Strings youth musicians bring their talents to the Bud W... read more
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May Market Review

New listings have helped stabilize the inventory in Steamboat Springs
Posted by Robert Yazbeck on June 06, 2019 in No Category
Late spring to early summer is known as the "Listing Season" and since March our market has not disappointed. New listings in March were far behind 2018 with 68 vs. 105 new listings but April and May brought on much need inventory with 109 and 163 new listings respectively.Being far behind in March combined with continued under contract activity, there are only a few more homes active in the MLS at the end of May 2019 than 2018.Under contract activity eased in April which has allowed inventory to reach a similar le... read more
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June Events in Steamboat

What to do and where to be
Posted by Robert Yazbeck on June 06, 2019 in No Category
As the town starts to fill with people so does our calendars as we fill the days with exciting activities and events throughout June. We compiled a few of those events below that Team Yazbeck will be attending. We hope this information is helpful and look forward to seeing you around town.  Thursday, 6/11/2019  Flip Flop Fete Fundraiser Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Old town hot springs. Price: $125.00 Kick off the summer season with a night of food, drinks, live music and an auction with an ... read more
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