Victoria Jackson and Mike Shuttleworth's Blog Posts

Victoria Jackson and Mike Shuttleworth's Blog Posts

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 usin...

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 deve...

Applying For A Mortgage Here Are Some Good Tips
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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...

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 world?...

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% ...

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 pe...

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...

Are You About To Be An Empty Nester
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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 ...

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 ...

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...

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 A...

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 Con...

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...

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 task...

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 mortga...

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 mem...

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 c...

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 t...

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 Snow...

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 ...

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 nam...

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 n...

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 ...

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 loc...

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 scr...

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...

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 bu...

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 befor...

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 woul...

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, a...

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 ...

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 ...

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....

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...

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 Iris...

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 ...

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 ...

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 Chica...

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...

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....

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 ...

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 ar...

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 Video...

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 Stea...

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...

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...


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