Snow Fall and Activity

With the recent snow fall in Vail and Beaver Creek, nearly 40″ in the last week, we have seen a rental bookings increase dramatically.  We have also seen some very high-end properties go under contract in Vail and Beaver Creek suggesting that the market has turned.  If you are considering purchasing a property in Vail and Beaver Creek your timing could not be better.  There are still some exceptional properties for sale.   My team and I look forward to helping you in your search and discovering Vail and Beaver Creek Real Estate. 

One of the best values for a 2-bedroom home in Beaver Creek is Strawberry Park Condo 420.  To view this property visit


The Ultimate Mountain Retreat in Bachelor Gulch


There are few homes when they come available for sale that you must see.  However 304 Tall Timber is one of those properties that has everything you didn’t know you where looking for.  From the moment you arrive and step into this architectural masterpiece you realize that all of your hard work has been worth it.  From the expansive master bedroom wing to the family room or home spa, theater, outdoor heated pool and hot tub; this home is a boutique resort.  Contact David or Ben today to see this home for yourself. 

Vail Ranked #3 in the hottest real estate spots in the world

The Vail Valley continues to be one of the hottest real estate spots in the world according to the New York Post. As one of the Top Brokers and Brokerage Teams in the Vail Valley we have seen this dynamic growth as well over the past year. Both Vail and Beaver Creek Resort continue to attract buyers from around the world looking for one of the best mountain lifestyle in the world. We look forward to helping you discover the exceptional lifestyle our unique Rocky Mountain Valley allows.

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Six Tax Tips for Homeowners

For tax year 2013, the standard deduction is $6,100 for single Americans and $12,200 for those married and filing jointly. That means unless you can claim more than those amounts, there’s no reason to itemize. One of the most common ways to get over the threshold, however, is to own a house and unlock the many deductions that come with home ownership. But it’s not as simply as simply mailing a mortgage bill to the IRS and reaping the rewards. There are a bunch of very specific deductions that require specific paperwork. Here are six important tax tips to look for if you’re a homeowner: Mortgage Interest Claiming mortgage interest is the biggie, and one of the most common deductions among taxpayers.

Follow the link below to view a USA today article featuring tax tips for homeowners.

2013 End of Year Report – Provided by Land Title

  • The highest dollar volume of any area in 2013 was Vail Village with a total sales volume of $183,243,812
  • 121 – Number of transactions in Avon; the 3rd most of any area
  • $801,007 was the overall average sales price in Eagle County
  • 10% was the increase in PPSF for multi-family homes throughout Eagle County from 2012 to 2013
  • The highest PPSF for any Eagle County area was $1,581 for multi-family homes in Vail Village
  • 724 – residential transactions under $500,000
  • 100 was the total number of commercial transactions
  • There were 50 residential transactions over $4 million
  • 53% is the number of buyers that were from Eagle County
  • $13,550,000  was the highest residential sale for the year which was in Vail Village
  • $3,122 was the highest residential price per square foot for a home