Monthly Archives: April 2014

Luxury Knows No Bounds

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Luxury Knows No Bounds Multimillion Dollar Homes Drive Vail Valley Real Estate It’s true: the Vail Valley knows luxury. From world-class mountain resorts to the spas, restaurants, retailers and services that support them, to the ski and golf clubs that cater to affluence, we work hard to provide Unforgettable experiences that keep visitors returning and, in some cases, entice those who love our community to join us. There is an old adage around these parts, and it goes something like this: we came here for the winters, but we stayed for the summer. Although the great recession put a damper on the American lifestyle for a few years, we knew it couldn’t keep us down for too long. But also didn’t hurt that we had one of the best ski seasons on record. We had powder day after powder day, followed by beautiful, bluebird days and then more powder, and don’t forget the groomers – carving on perfect corduroy makes us all look and feel like Bode Miller or Lindsey Vonn. So what do you do after a fantastic day on the mountain? You buy property in the place that makes you feel like a million dollars! And that’s what…

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Vail Whitewater Race Series 2014

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This year’s Vail Whitewater Race Series will be held from May 13 – June 10, 2014. In this spring’s installment of the race series, kayakers, rafters, and stand up paddle (SUP) boarders will compete on one of the local waterways for a weekly prize. There will also be the opportunity to win an overall prize at the end of the race series in June. If not the kind to participate in a whitewater competition, the Vail Whitewater Race Series is also fun to watch. Enjoy a spring afternoon and evening in the Rocky Mountains along the rushing Gore Creek. Bring along some cold drinks, snacks, and a blanket for a picnic. Stand on the banks, and snap photos of kayakers, rafters, and SUP boarders skillfully navigating through the roaring waters. The competition takes place every Tuesday for five weeks on Gore Creek in Vail. The weekly races start at 5:30 pm, and are followed by an after party and awards ceremony at 7:00 pm. If you are looking for a way to enjoy the upcoming spring season in Vail, Tuesday afternoons and evenings are covered with the Vail Whitewater Race Series. All of us at Ron Byrne & Associates Real…

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Strata

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Lionshead Village in Vail, Colorado will soon introduce a new development called Strata. Complete with fitness room, pool and spa, central courtyard, sculpted outdoor fireplace, spacious outdoor Jacuzzi, great room, kids room and game room, concierge service, reception front desk, private underground parking, owner storage, and private ski storeroom, the complex will accommodate those looking to come and relax in luxury. The building will have more than 70 residences on seven floors. Lionshead offers one more elegant escape to those lucky enough to call Vail home.

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Eagle County real estate remains robust

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Eagle County real estate stays on track with a fast start to 2014. A total dollar volume for February is $121,963,299 which brings the total year-to-date to over $225 million; 44% higher than 2013 year-to-date of $156,293,327. Transactions also remain high with 92 for February, bringing the year-to-date total to 199; 11% above last year through February, which was 180 transactions. February boasted the highest overall average sales price in quite some time at $1,325,688. By comparison, the average sales price for year end 2013 was $801,000. Beaver Creek had a strong month with 9 transactions totaling more than $15 million, 12.5% of the county’s total sales volume. Vail Village had the highest sale for February at $11,200,000, thanks to Ron Byrne & Associates Real Estate. Bank sales continue to slow with just 2 in February and 5 through the first 2 months of 2014.

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