Victoria Jackson and Mike Shuttleworth's Blog Posts

What You Need To Know About The Current Market Recovery

Will This Economic Crisis Have a V, U, or L-Shaped Recovery?Many American businesses have been put on hold as the country deals with the worst pandemic in over one hundred years. As the states are

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Why Use A Real Estate Pro

3 Reasons to Use a Real Estate Pro in a Complex Digital WorldIf you’re searching for a home online, you’re not alone; lots of people are doing it. The question is, are you using all of your

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Steamboat Springs Base Area Plans Move Forward

Development near base of Steamboat Resort enters city planning processNews | May 28, 2019Frances Hohlfranceshohl@comcast.netA rendering of Thunderhead Station, a proposed development on Ski

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What Does Inveentory Have To Do With Housing Prices

A Lack of Inventory Continues to Impact the Housing MarketThe housing crisis is finally in the rear-view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are

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28150 Grouse Creek Park Rd Steamboat Springs Colorado

Are you looking for privacy, breathtaking views and access to one of the world reknown ski areas in the?

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Is An Economic Slowdown In The Cards

Mainstream Concerns about an Economic Slowdown RevisitedRecently, we reported that many believe a recession could happen within the next two years. We explained that 70% of economists and

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Thinking About Buying

The Benefits of a 20% Down PaymentIf you are in the market to buy a home this year, you may be confused about how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. Many people you talk to

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Two Trends Keeping Homes Affordable

2 Trends Helping Keep Housing AffordableTwo positive trends have started to emerge that impact the 2019 Spring Housing Market. Mortgage interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate loan have dropped to

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The Most Important Factors In Getting Your Home Sold

Why Access Is One of the Most Important Factors in Getting Your House Sold!So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you through the entire

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Leaf Watching In The Rocky Mountains

If you are looking for a great fall get-away you might want to consider the Rocky Mountains.  The spectacular colors of the Aspens, Oak and Cottonwood placed against the backdrop of the

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Bringing Baby Home

Bringing Baby Home: A Baby-Proofing Guide for New ParentsBringing a new baby home from the hospital is a monumental moment in a family’s life. If you’re a first-time parent and you’re not sure

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Somebody To Love Coldwell Banker Matters

A Home with Somebody to LoveColdwell Banker and Adopt-A-Pet.com renew a partnership to help find homes for adoptable dogs.DAVID MARINEMAR 27, 2017WATCH COLDWELL BANKERS GREAT NEW AD  https:/

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Puppy Proofing Your Home

How to Prepare Your Home for New Pets 101 Make the transition a little less RUFF with these helpful ideas from HomeAdvisor.LINDSAY LISTANSKITODAYGuest Post by HomeAdvisor Congratulations!’

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Are You Ready To Buy A Home Today

Are You Ready to Buy a Home? Should I buy a home? Or should I rent? Read on to find out if you are ready for homeownership.SHARON LEEMAR 8, 2017So you’ve finally decided to take the plunge on&

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Couples Retreat

How Do You and Your Spouse Decide How to Pick the Perfect Vacation Property?As a real estate professional in a second home or vacation market, one of the most challenging tasks we face every

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A New And Refreshing Approach To Home Loans MovementMortgage

If anyone has ever applied for a mortgage loan from a bank you know how many hoops are required to jump through, not just initially but throughout the process. Here is a new mortgage company with

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Sellers Do Not Know What Sellers Do Not Know III

In part III of this blog we will discuss how a seller can be put in a very bad situation if they are not aware or properly counselled.  As real estate agents and members of The

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Sellers Do Not Know What They Do Not Know Part II

In Part I of this three part series I spoke about some of the things that set apart "the best from the rest". Now I would like to give you, as a seller, the information that can help you pick

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Sellers Do Not Know What They Do Not Know

Have you ever wondered what exactly your real estate broker does to earn their commission?  I wonder often why the general public thinks that selling real estate is easy and that all you have

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Steamboat Snowboarders Earn A Trip ToChina

According to an article published in the Steamboat Today, a pack of six Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club racers will be China bound soon, off to compete in the Junior Snowboarding World

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February Is Winter Carnival In Steamboat Springs Colorado

Wednesday February 4 - Sunday February 8 2015 marks the 102 year that Steamboat Springs has celebrated winter with what can only be called the Steamboat way. Mention a parade and fireworks and

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What Makes A Luxury Brokerage A Luxury Brokerage

It occurred to me when a very successful local real estate brokerage firm changed franchises here in Steamboat to, by their own admission, affiliate themselves with a name that connotes

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A Steamboat Thanksgiving Story

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual…O how I laugh when I think of my vague indefinite riches. No run on my bank can drain it, for my wealth is not possession but

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Banana George Dies At 98

A long time icon and part time resident of Steamboat Springs, "Banana George" Blair has died at 98. Many long time residents of Steamboat remember George for his attraction to the color yellow and

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Steamboat Springs Colorado Debates The New Pot Laws

Along with Colorado, 7 other states, the most recent being Vermont have voted to allow retail marijuana dispensaries operate in their state.  This has caused problems with local law,

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Luxury Is Coming Back To Steamboat

The luxury housing market defined as $1000,000 or over is coming back to Steamboat Springs.  With the stock market looking like there is no ceiling and bond market traders scratching their

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I Moved to Steamboat to Raise a Family

Chad Fleischer, Olympic skier and recent inductee into the Colorado Ski Hall of Fame, like many people who move to Steamboat says he moved here to raise his family. Having grown up in Vail,,

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Selling a Luxury Property

When you are considering selling a luxury home reaching the right person that wants to buy YOUR home is the real challange.  The higher the price, as one would imagine, the buyer pool becomes

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Mud Season or Calving Season

There is a long standing tradition here in Steamboat once the ski mountain closes, where the valley clears out and the town of Steamboat Springs takes a long cleansing breath before gearing up for

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How is the Market Doing

I am asked repeatedly when I am out and about, how the real estate market is doing.  A simple question right?  Well the simple answer is there are alot of people who would like to buy real

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What Lenders Dont Always Tell You

It is time to come clean on what is happening in the loan mortgage market these days. I have seen this so many times over the past two years now that I, like many of our clients, am getting really

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A Day in the Life

I often speak to people who say to me you have the best job, you get to see people's property all day long! I love to look at property! I never tell them that selling real estate isn't as glamorous

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Fort Collins Bans Fracking Despite Threat

It is good to see that some city's are taking responsibility for their own futures despite the governor's threat to sue any town or city that bans fracking. Has the governor over reached here with

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5 Days on the Market in Steamboat

An interesting thing happed this week.  We listed the highest priced condo in a complex here in Steamboat Springs that has seen devastating depreciation over the last 5 years. To our delight

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Hickenlooper Sues Over Fracking

This is disturbing and in my opinion over reaching.  Here in Routt County, some of the most beautiful country in North America and whose economy depends on keeping it that way shouldnt we have

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The Young Dubliners in Steamboat

Do You like Irish Music?  Come join us in Steamboat to hear one of the great young Irish bands The Young Dubliners   Mar 9, 20133:00pm MST The hard-rocking Irish band, the Young

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What Makes a Local in Steamboat

I was reading the local paper, #The Pilot and Today, which, in my opinion is the best free local paper in the US.  Anyway one of the writers for the Pilot, asked the question "How long do you

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Steamboat Real Estate Market Gets a Healthy Jolt

An interesting thing happened this Valentines Day.  In one day there were 7 contracts written on homes ranging in price from $875 to $1.3 million. This is a real boost to the #Steamboat real

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Get off the ski mountain in Steamboat for lunch

If you are craving a taste of Chicago deli style in Steamboat Springs you might want to check in at The 5th Street Deli on 5th and Lincoln. The deli has the upscale feel of Chicago using fresh

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Steamboat Real Estate is Finally on the Mend

2012 was  a good indication that the housing market is on the mend.  There were 590 transactions for the year up 15.8% over 2011.  The median sold price was $350K up by $24,400. The

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Home styles What is popular where

Home styles: What's popular where? By Matthew Strozier of The Wall Street Journal   Americans are on the hunt for new homes — on the Internet, at least. Google's real

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Let Coldwell Banker Make This Place Your Home

This is one of the best ads I have seen in a long time....on par with the Clydsdale ad! Watch the new Coldwell Banker Ad;

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Powder Days in Steamboat

If deep blower powder is skiing nirvana, then I think it's safe to say that the day after a monster storm is absolute heaven.  The conditions on the mountain right now are epic. 

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Steamboat Flash Mob for Winter Carnival

If you are going to be in Steamboat Springs Feb 5 -8 and want to join in the fun watch this video and come join the flash mob! Watch

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Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival 2013

Steamboat Springs Featured Events Steamboat Springs, Colorado 100th Annual Winter Carnival - Feb 6-10, 2013February 06, 2013Be a part of the 100th Annual Winter Carnival in Steamboat Springs, Feb

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Good News for Flu Season

A new flu shot, Flublok, made using new technology, has just been approved by the U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration).Flublok is the first trivalent influenza vaccine made using an

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When Building Your Dream Home Wish List

  When dreaming of a first home the options are endless. From a backyard oasis with a patio and swimming pool, to a gourmet kitchen with the most up-to-date appliances, plenty of space to

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