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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
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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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Hard to Believe: It's March!

Published Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Ascent Sotheby's International Realty
Updated on Tuesday, March 3, 2015
We received some good snow this week! Okay. Okay. It's not like Boston and its mega inches, but we received more than enough to make all the weekend skiers happy, which was evident by the filled parking garages, frontage road 'parkers' and the Beaver Creek Rodeo site also, overflowing with cars from all over the state.More
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We Keep on Keepin' On

Published Monday, February 23, 2015
by
Ascent Sotheby's International Realty
Updated on Monday, February 23, 2015
There is going to be some BIG days at the Vilar Performing Arts Center with star power galore. It begins with The Tonight Show's former host, Jay Leno on Wednesday, February 25, then Pretty in Pink's first lady, actress Molly Ringwald on the 26th and bigger-than Texas, super-star-singer, Lyle Lovett on the 27th. Then, on February 28th, The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir brings its world-renowned choral music to the Vilar stage. And, to wrap up the week, the 2012 Tony Award Winner for Best Play, "Peter and the Star Catcher" is coming to the theatre on Sunday, March 1. Why not just bring a sleeping bag and hang out for all the performances. You cannot go wrong with any of them. vilarpac.org.More
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Over, But Never to be Forgotten

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

Over, But Never to be Forgotten

With over 200,000 spectators during the two weeks of the 2015 World Championships, which included 70 hours of live coverage over the course of 17 days, and live broadcasts in 27 countries — after years of planning — the great event came to an end bringing "kudos" from everyone who attended to all of those who made the event possible!

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