Monthly Archives: September 2013

Leah lead

Lifestyle, not just location …

There’s an oft-chanted mantra in real estate: “location, location, location.” But it’s not that simple, as one buyer’s heaven might not be all it’s cracked up to be for the next guy. Finding a place to live, a dream home, is really more about “lifestyle, lifestyle, lifestyle,” according to one longtime local Realtor.

“You have to drill down to what are your habits, what are your traditions, what makes you happy,” says Leah Moriarty, one of our brokers, who has been selling real estate in the Roaring Fork Valley for 30 years. Continue reading

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council

Two questions for City Council

A new Aspen City Council was seated this summer, after Aspen voters chose Steve Skadron as their mayor in the spring election, as well as council newcomers Art Daily and Ann Mullins. Adam Frisch, who lost his mayoral bid, is fulfilling the second half of his four-year term, and former councilman and Dwayne Romero — who came in third in the race for two council seats in May — was tapped by a four-person council to fill the fifth, vacant seat.

In the wake of a lot of focus on Aspen’s economic vitality, The Aspen Skinny decided to survey the new council on two key questions: goals and economic sustainability. Here’s what they said (except for Art Daily, who declined to participate in the questionnaire). Continue reading

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BRB Summer 2013 CoverSquare

The Big Red Book – statistical summary of the valley…

Here it is…The Big Red Book , summer updated edition.

Find out about the “Shift in the Conversation,” Aspen Real Estate Cycles, the Market Index, Market Trends, the Luxury Report, the Confidence Index, and more…

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  • Listing inventory has dropped 12% in Aspen between 2011 and 2012, and is down 8% in Snowmass Village and 21% in Basalt.
  • Aspen Core condo sales prices/SF are tracking 5% higher than last year.
  • The average price per square foot for Red Mountain, the West End and Central Core is $1305.

 

 

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september

This magical month

Ah, September. Cited as the best month to be in Aspen/Snowmass by many locals, these 30 days generally deliver peace, great weather, and beautiful displays of color. Although it’s not on most visitors’ radar when planning a visit, it should be — but if it was, then it wouldn’t be quite so special, would it? Continue reading

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