Summer of sales for Steamboat Springs luxury real estate

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Exclusive neighborhoods such as Storm Mountain Ranch, Stonebridge Park, The Sanctuary and Catamount Ranch had a summer of sales resulting from foreclosures, short sales and attractive pricing from motivated sellers. Lower prices may be the draw, but elegance, sophistication, and luxury intermixed with downhome western influences add to the value of these exclusive Steamboat neighborhoods.
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Stonebridge Park is a private gated community only steps from the Rolling Stone Ranch and Golf Club. Original list price $6.34 million - foreclosed and REO (bank owned) closed for $3.2 million.

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Granite canyons, towering water falls and world class flyfishing in a national park-like setting describes Storm Mountain Ranch. List price $9.9 million, short sale opportunity is now under contract awaiting bank approval for the sale.

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With Fish Creekp trail frontage or homes bordering a fairway on the Rollingstone Ranch Golf Club with cross country ski in/ski out, The Sanctuary had 2 luxury home sales this summer. This home original list price at $1,350,000 closed for $1,200,000.
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Catamount Ranch and Club just 5 minutes south of Steamboat ski resort foreclosed log home listed $3,199,000 closed for $2,999,000.

For more information on homes that define fine living for you, please visit my luxury real estate website at http://SteamboatFineHomes.com or call

Dean Laird
Broker/Owner
Colorado Group Realty
direct toll free: 877-678-0884
cell: 970-846-8284.

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Stagecoach foreclosure inventory is moving quickly

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

There is a crowd in the Fort Collins, Denver and other Front Range Communities who have been waiting for these opportunities and have begun to act. Buy now to take advantage of prices that in most situations, are well below the cost of building. Stagecoach Reservoir is just 5 minutes from most of these homes and only 20-25 minutes south of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. All homes have gone under contract since August 1st, 2010.

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List $264,900 Pending
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List $286,900 Pending
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List $324,900 Pending
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List $359,900 Pending
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List $375,000 Pending
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List $449,900 Pending

To see other Stagecoach homes owned by banks or in foreclosure, see my Steamboat REO and foreclosed homes page at DeanLaird.com or call me at 877-678-0884 to get on email notification.

Steamboat Lake and State Park

Monday, September 6, 2010

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Its hard to beat this lifestyle just 30 minutes north of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Real estate for sale near the shores of Steamboat Lake are found at Captain’s Cove or Contact Dean Laird, Colorado Group Realty - Broker/Owner with over 14 years in land sales experience. 877-678-0884.

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Morning frost, bears and fall trees at Storm Mountain Ranch, summer is ending in Steamboat.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

A banging sound outside my window this morning awoke me about 3 AM. Rules to follow in the fall - don’t leave your window open next to the trash in the kitchen or you may just bump into a friend looking more than a fresh cup of Joe.
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The bears are looking for food, the thermometer is registering at 32 degrees and below, and the aspen trees are turning. It is fall 2010 in Steamboat.

Michelle, Nolan and I spent the past week as a guest of Storm Mountain Ranch. I can’t say there is a better way to wrap up summer, than staying home for a vacation, so to speak. I still worked all week, but it just didn’t feel like it. The hospitality, landscape and serenity of this majestic setting were beyond words.

We rowed a boat at sunset, caught 9 or so 2+ pound trout on fly rods, fired up the BBQ at night and sat by the beachfront fire. The days were warm enough to play in the sand and water, and cool nights provided for a beautiful sunrise with steam rising from the ponds. There were no lights around you at night, so the stars reminded me my days camping outside civilization. However, this was just 5 minutes to downtown Steamboat Springs! And Nolan - my 3 year old son, reminded me of that - “Dad lets go get dessert at the gas station” - our new nightly routine.
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In a week we saw just a fraction of the 1,063 acres. I had heard this is like your own National Park and having visited many in my lifetime, I must agree. The rushing waters of Walton Creek, the towering Walton Creek Falls - also referred to as June Falls, the granite canyons, old growth aspen and spruce trees, elk and deer, and sounds of coyotes at night was just the beginning, I live nearby and can say in all honesty, you had to be there to truly appreciate the lifestyle these 12 owners enjoy.

Our sincere appreciation goes out to Mary and the staff of Storm Mountain Ranch for such a peaceful and enlightening week.

If you would like more information on this “natural sanctuary away from the hectic pace of this world” -

Contact-

Dean Laird - 877-678-0884
Dean@mybrokers.com
Colorado Group Realty - Broker/Owner
Exclusive Listing Broker for “A Log Home Retreat at Storm Mountain Ranch”

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Steamboat’s Alpine Mountain Ranch shows progress

Saturday, September 4, 2010

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New luxury homes offering the absolute best views Steamboat Springs, Colorado has to offer, are showing up on the southern slopes of Alpine Mountain Ranch. The ranch is a 1,216-acre land preservation development with 63 five-acre homesites down the hill from the slopes of the Steamboat Ski Resort.

The southwestern exposure offers excellent views of the Yampa River valley to the Flat Tops, Priest Creek, Walton Creek riparian corridors, downtown and Steamboat ski area.

The first home to be constructed is around 10,000 sqft, custom built for the home owner who has moved here with his family for full time residency. Seeing an increasing demand for newer construction, 4 or more bedrooms and a bit of land to breath, the owners of Alpine Mountain Ranch felt the time is now to begin a beautiful custom home to be ready for the real estate market by the 1st of the year.

They are asking $4,600,000. To request a brochure for this luxury home or more information on this newer ranch land community just 5 minutes from downtown Steamboat Springs, call Dean Laird - Broker/Owner Colorado Group Realty. 877-678-0884. Or visit my website for more photos and information on Alpine Mountain Ranch.

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Thirst for more Steamboat homeowner dollars.

Monday, August 9, 2010

Similar to your cable bill, it seams every year we see a notice of increase for our water and sewer. http://www.steamboat … t-more-explanation/.
Jay with the Mount Werner Water and Sanitation District points out that

The proposed increases in wastewater treatment fees and tap fees will affect not only residents and businesses in the City District, but also those in the Mount Werner Water District, Steamboat II, and Tree Haus.

Big or little government seems to follow the same path. When times are good they don’t take that as a sign it’s time to save for the likelihood of bad days ahead. We can’t look back; its time to plan for our future and this just may be one of those increases we need to live with.

Meanwhile, there is always that idea to conserve water and I’m guessing you won’t see your bill affected as much.

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Stagecoach lacks planning or community organization

Current owners of Stagecoach real estate near Steamboat Springs, Colorado need to organize and implement a plan.
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Stagecoach post foreclosure-bank owned deals

Monday, August 2, 2010

stagecoach-land1.jpg Stagecoach reservoir located just 20 minutes South East of Steamboat Springs has several homes that faced foreclosure and are now owned by the bank - commonly known as REO’s.

You can pick up a newly constructed 3, 4 and 5 bedroom new homes with Stagecoach reservoir views for under $150 per square foot as of Aug 1st, 2010.

These are not always listed on the Steamboat Springs Multi Listing Service (MLS) so call 877-678-0884 to request notification when a new foreclosure or bank owned real estate hits the Steamboat market.

Stagecoach has what a second home buyer on a budget will want. A lake with great fishing, boating, swim beach and more. Epic mountain bike, hiking and cross country trails, and with-in 20 minutes of world class skiing at a fraction of the price of Steamboat homes.

The photo depicts the view from a lot soon to be available next to a 5 bedroom home with over 4000 sqft, new construction post foreclosure price of $550,000.

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