Going… going… GONE! The last bank owned home in the immediate vicinity of Steamboat Springs is under contract.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Homes with 3 or more bedrooms in the Downtown, Fish Creek and Mountain area of Steamboat Springs are now selling quickly. There may be more inventory on the horizon, but as of today, the last home listed as a REO (Bank Owned) on the Steamboat Springs MLS is under contract. Since January 1st, 2011, 44 homes have either sold or are pending sales that are scheduled to close soon. What’s left for Steamboat foreclosures are some incredible deals on the newly constructed Long View Townhomes in the $300k to $400k price range. Approximately 25% of the bank owned sales are for homes over $1,000,000, so it not just the lower priced properties of Steamboat Springs market that are in demand. Historically low interest rates coupled with higher demand and less inventory means it’s time to get off the fence!.

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Underpass work for Fish Creek Falls Road at 3rd Street begins in Steamboat

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Construction season in Steamboat is still humming! Along with the promenade at the base of Steamboat Ski Area, the Spring Creek Trail soon will run uninterrupted from Amethyst Drive to the Old Town Hot Springs after a pedestrian underpass is completed underneath Fish Creek Falls Road. City workers were busy Monday beginning preparation work for the project that they expect to complete by the end of next month. See the full story here.

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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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