Vail Valley Real Estate and Happenings

Colorado housing market news and feature articles, focused primarily on the Vail Valley.  Keep up with Vail, Colorado real estate trends, social and cultural happenings, lifestyle news and more
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May Gardening Tips

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015
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Ascent Sotheby's International Realty
Updated on Wednesday, May 13, 2015

May Gardening Tips

It's that time of year for "green thumbers" to spruce up the garden - and Wildflower Farm in Edwards has some great advice. Sure, the weather can be dicey at this time of year but, there's nothing like the gorgeous flowers and gardens to complete the beauty of the Vail Valley's summer landscape. So, get started - and enjoy!

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Such a Deal

Published Monday, May 4, 2015
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Ascent Sotheby's International Realty
Updated on Monday, May 4, 2015

Such a Deal

With sunshine and "shoulder" season here in the Vail Valley, contrary to popular belief, all is not quiet on the home front! In fact, it's quite the opposite around these parts. There are deals to be had, places to go and people to see.

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The Trappings of Eagle County

Published Thursday, April 30, 2015
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Ascent Sotheby's International Realty
Updated on Thursday, April 30, 2015

This morning I awoke to a "Colorado Blue Sky Day," that can only be described as magnificent. Not a cloud in the sky. Cool, crisp air. I thought about how lucky I am to live here — and then I began making a short list of why . . . 

I never get over the views - no matter what the season.

We don't have city traffic. I can get to every area within 10 minutes. Okay, if I have to go to Eagle, it's 20!

There are no lines for movies.

There is no pollution.

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Selling Your Home

Published Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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Ascent Sotheby's International Realty
Updated on Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Selling Your Home

With Vail and Beaver Creek Mountains closed for the season, we have now entered "shoulder season," which is the perfect time for everyone to take a deep breath and regroup. It doesn't matter if it means taking a vacation, working in the garden or readying a home to sell.

And, if you are selling your home, there are things you should keep in mind to make it as appealing as possible to perspective buyers.

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Ski, See, Sip and Sample

Published Monday, April 6, 2015
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Ascent Sotheby's International Realty
Updated on Monday, April 6, 2015

Just as we began to think that it wouldn't snow again - it did. Not in feet, but in inches — and just enough to powder the slopes for spring skiing. And with so many celebrating Easter and on vacation, it came just in time.

With Easter vacation in mind, the Vilar Performing Arts Center, in Beaver Creek, is presenting a

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Music and Magic . . .

Published Friday, April 3, 2015
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Ascent Sotheby's International Realty
Updated on Friday, April 3, 2015
. . . is going on at the Vilar Performing Arts Center this week with shows for the whole family. Mike Super, winner of NBC's hit TV show, "Phenomenon" and finalist on "America's Got Talent," will perform his interactive magic on Wednesday, April 1 with two shows,
4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. On Thursday, April 2, a capella group, Straight No Chaser hits the stage, and on Saturday, Natalie Merchant, backed by a full band will perform.More
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Helpful Tips For Getting Your Home Ready For The Vail Summer Selling Season

Published Monday, March 30, 2015
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Ascent Sotheby's International Realty
Updated on Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Now's a great time to plan for Vail's active summer selling season. Start with these quick tips for getting your home ready to sell.More
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Warm Days; Cool Nights

Published Monday, March 23, 2015
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Ascent Sotheby's International Realty
Updated on Monday, March 23, 2015

There's no doubt about it spring has definitely hit Eagle County. And yet, we did see some snow. Beaver Creek Mountain received 5 inches last week; Vail Mountain 3 inches. So, it ain't over 'til the fat lady sings. Another month of skiing is yours for the taking, even though Gypsum Creek Golf Course has all of its 18 holes open. You can ski AND golf!

The Vilar Performing Arts Center is still going strong . . .

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Gardening in March?

Published Monday, March 16, 2015
by
Ascent Sotheby's International Realty
Updated on Monday, March 16, 2015

Eagle County's weather continues to be a prelude to a summer although we hear that some snow is in the forecast further down the road.

And with the warmer weather here, Colorado Alpines Wildflower Farm, the popular plant nursery in Edwards, has some garden-care hints for locals and part-timers that like to putter. According to the nursery, March is the time to:

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Spring Forward

Published Wednesday, March 11, 2015
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Ascent Sotheby's International Realty
Updated on Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The sun is out. The snow's still good. What more can you ask for if you're into spring skiing? That's what our little piece of paradise—the Vail Valley—is all about this week!

And if you want a different outdoor adventure — you might want to consider some other spring activities like a getaway to Tennessee Pass Cookhouse where . . .

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