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Vail Valley home tax assessments up 13% on average  Vail Valley property owners received an economic jolt this week. The real estate tax assessment which happens every two years raised the average residence tax value up 13%.  The hardest hit areas in the recent down turn had some major increases....
05/08/2009
   AUCTION AUCTION AUCTION  EVERY WHERE AN AUCTION  Vail/Lionshead, Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch, and Arrowhead We are seeing a push to create a real estate auction market here in the Vail Valley. So are auctions the answer to getting everyone off the fence? Will it get the market moving? Who com...
05/05/2009
  There is some good news for those looking to get a new piece of the Vail real estate market.  The Ritz Carlton ResidencesTM in Vail Colorado which is currently under construction, announced that they have dropped their prices and are giving a 20% discount.  The Real Estate project which is sche...
04/24/2009
The last few weeks of ski season, or the first couple weeks of April have seen record snow fall at Vail and Beaver creek.  The great snow conditions coupled with Easter and Holy week falling so late in the year has somewhat helped Vail to recover some lost revenue. Real estate which follows the ...
04/24/2009
 This summer, the airport in Eagle Colorado: the Vail Valley's direct flight airport, will be getting some improvements that will make it possible to get nonstop services to more destinations. Right now you can fly directly from Atlanta, JFK, La Guardia, Dallas, LAX, Chicago, Miami, Cincinnati, M...
03/30/2009
Vail, Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch and neighboring luxury ski resort areas may be impacted with school breaks for Christmas and Easter changing this season.  Why?  Because school breaks are the main driver for family oriented vacations (those where there are school age children in the home).  Fam...
10/02/2007
In the Vail Valley one of the special annual events held each year is the chocolate chip cookie competition.  Beaver Creek has many attractions in the Winter time, including fantastic skiing, snowboarding, après ski, fine dining, and ice skating to name a few, both locals and tourists flock to th...
10/02/2007
Experience the $4.2 million renovation at the Beaver Creek Golf Club. This remarkable course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. is usually exclusively available to Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch and Arrowhead lodging guests and club members.   Locals of Eagle County are welcome from September 16th...
09/25/2007
When driving, hiking or biking around Vail, Beaver Creek, Arrowhead or Bachelor Gulch (yes, everywhere) you cannot help but see the changes in the lodgepole trees.  Changes not from the fall foliage changes, but from alive to not-so-alive.  Yes the pine-beetle issues are causing the landscape to ...
09/05/2007
The Vail Valley will be hosting chefs from San Francisco at Beaver Creek Sept 13-Sept 15 at the Beaver Creek Wine and Spirits Festival. "Competitors will pair food, wine and spirits with guided out door adventures in Beaver Creek"Among those presenting will be Anthony Dias Blue of Blue Lifestyle ...
08/16/2007
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If it is happening in Vail, there is a fair chance you will find it here. In my blog I will discuss developer projects, new listings and even talk about whats going on in the Vail Valley. If you want to know about a new restaurant, a concert, or a world class sporting event, this would be a good place to find it.