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It’s Summer for the transit system in the Town of Vail beginning today!

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There will be a Vail transit bus circulating through East Vail every 30 minutes starting at 7AM until 6PM today.  On the Sandstone route there will be service hourly from 6:40AM until 7:40PM while the Vail Golf course route picks up and drops off passengers hourly from 8:10AM until 5:10PM daily.

The West Vail Green route has been suspended to accommodate one-way traffic of the North and South Frontage Road during the completion of the I-70 underpass.

Pine Ridge, Vail Commons, and Upper Buffehr Creek ARE CLOSED.

In the Town of Vail buses will run every 7 to 10 minutes during the busy Summer season! Bikers, no fear some buses have room for 3 bikes on racks!

Stay safe this Summer season and take advantage of the free, easy bus system!

 

For more information on Vail Valley Real Estate please contact me Lai, at BongLai@aol.com

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Local bus service will boost on East Vail, Sandstone and Golf Course lines this Summer in a test that parallels with parking in town.

During daytime routes, the East Vail line will run twice / hour which doubles it’s original schedule that was once just once / hour.  The Sandstone and Golf Course lines will run once / hour, increasing from once every two hours which it was running at.

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Vail Town Council wants to make clear that the boost in service is a test for this summer, and not necessarily a change that will be in effect permanently.  The Council is expected to review the increased bus service numbers come August and the final parking numbers near September. The goal is to make sure guests have a place to park; it’s reported that this isn’t meant for the town of Bail to cash in on money gains, it is meant for the businesses to enhance their customers, and to get their customers to create sales tax for the town of Vail.

 

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For more information on news in the Vail Valley please call our Vail Village location at 970-790-6777. Open 7 days / week from 9AM – 5PM. Located near the International Bridge.

 

 

Having a well maintained and functional mudroom is essential when living here in the High Country. When every season is a “play” season residents seem to accumulate A LOT of gear and clothing, with a well kept mudroom you can easily get to your go – to seasonal accessories without creating too much clutter!

Initially setting up your mudroom with barriers or compartments that distinguish storage areas so you can easily stash your wet boots, ski jackets, hiking gear or whatever seasonal accessories desired.
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Cubbies, coat hooks, or even storage bins can be used to help separate mudroom gear and make it easy for your family or guests to get to what they need without shuffling around.

As the gateway into your home a mudroom can be stylish as well as a functional storage space! Blending themes you already have in your home into your mudroom keeps nice, well balanced consistency. However, giving your mudroom a different splash of style is also exciting; brightening the space with a little paint and a few other updates such as new boxes or baskets, you and your family will be re-energized to stay organized!

Maximizing space by layering your storage compartments makes for an efficient mudroom and optimal space for storing gear. Such as; on top of a locker like set up purchase small baskets or boxes to hold stray items. Place those boxes above your head but still within reach (like the above image!).
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Alos, encourage guests to slip off their shoes to come into your cozy home by leaving a basket of slippers in the space.

For more renovation tips please don’t hesitate to contact me at, Maxine@GatewayLand.com or pop into our Vail Village location near the International Bridge so I can set you up with an expert broker to discuss Vail Real Estate! 

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Property Tax notices will be going out this month and will reflect an increase after Eagle County voters approved four separate taxes increases in 2016.  The four property tax increases this year include:  Eagle County School District, Eagle County Ambulance District, Eagle River Fire Protection District and Gypsum Fire Protection District.

Your property tax increase will depend on where your property is located.  Everyone in the Eagle River Valley from East Vail to Dotsero pay the tax increase for the schools and the ambulance district.  The tax increase for the Eagle River Fire Protection District will be paid by property owners from Tennessee Pass to Wolcott and areas north and south inside that district.  They will also pay the increased school taxes and ambulance district taxes.  The Gypsum property owners will pay the increased school taxes and ambulance district taxes along with the Gypsum Fire District taxes.

Under Colorado’s tax structure, residential property is taxed at 7.9 percent and Commercial property is taxed at 29 percent.  The commercial property owners will pay considerably more in property taxes.

Property values continue to rise but your residential property tax rates will not go up more than the 2017 increase.  According to Mark Chapin, Eagle County assessor, your residential property tax rates may decrease and here is why:  Under Colorado Gallagher Amendment, residential property taxes are limited to 45 percent of all property taxes in Colorado.  Every other kind of property covers the other 55 percent.  To keep that equation balanced, residential property tax rates will likely decline in 2018, according to Mark Chapin.

For more information on real estate in the Vail Valley, please feel free to call:  Betsy Randall at (970) 401-3011 or visit our website:  www.gatewaytovail.com

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NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD PARKING

• Free parking along the North Frontage Road across from the West Vail Mall is available daily throughout the season from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. with easy access to the bus stop. Additional free parking is available on selected days at Donovan Park, 1600 S. Frontage Road. Visit vaileventparking.com for availability.

DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE

Never drink and drive. Enter after 3 p.m. and retrieve your vehicle from the structure by 11 a.m. the next day compliments of the town of Vail. While this service is available for exceptional circumstances, please remember to plan ahead and ride the bus, take a taxi or have a designated driver.

• Parking along the South Frontage Road will be available when the two parking structures are full. Watch the variable message signs for updates.

RIDE THE BUS

• Leave your car at home and ride the bus. Vail has added additional outlying morning buses and additional outlying evening buses to supplement the scheduled routes. ECO regional transit is running its winter schedule as well.

For more information on Vail Real Estate please contact me at Lai@GatewayToVail.com 

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It seems like every season here in colorful Colorado is construction season… Well, no more for this year here in Vail! 

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Winter season visitors can expect a quicker route to Vail mountain with now two lanes available on the North and South Frontage roads here in Vail.  Drivers and motorcyclists please be mindful that this area; although halted construction – is still considered a construction zone so adjust your speed accordingly.  Now there is still work to be done here however construction crews are feeling well accomplished with their work and are determined to finish strong next Spring installing and creating more roundabouts, lighting elements, and curbs. And those that commute into the Town of Vail via Vail Transit – Winter schedules are in session!

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I am a proud Coloradoan knowing our roads are so tended to!

For more information on whats happening in Vail Valley please send me an email HERE or contact me at 970-471-2207

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Good morning and welcome to the last weekend in October!

Following are the stats provided on the Vail Valley MLS this morning…

NEW LISTING – Six new, 3 residential, 2 land, & 1 rental, pricing range from $2900-/mo to $999K.  Listings are in several areas, call for details.

PRICE REDUCTIONS – There are only two decreases from list price, one of $24,100- on a residential, & a price drop on a commercial building lease, call for details.

UNDER CONTRACT – Five properties have come UNDER CONTRACT with pricing ranging from $233,100 to $829K with one of those a partial ownership for $169K.

Finally, the SOLDS, Eleven new owners in the Valley. These SOLDS were purchased for $280K – $1.565M.  They are located in Avon, Edwards, Eagle, & Gypsum.

If you may be interested in any additional info, call me, 313 600 8330.

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Trick or Treat day @ Riverwalk in Edwards for 10a-1p come on by for your TREAT!

Here are the stats as of this morning…

NEW LISTINGS – One new, a time share @ Four Seasons in Vail, about 3 weeks/yr…list price $280K

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PRICE REDUCTIONS – Four price reductions, 2 residential & 2 time share…2 residential are $20K & $54K…the 2 time shares $20K & $6500-

UNDER CONTRACT – Seven properties are now under contract, list prices range from $250K-$499K for improved properties and $65K-$269K for vacant land

FINALLY, SOLDS…Eleven are now sold…residential improved sold prices are from $367,500- thru $9.5M…land which has sold ranges from $180K to $360,500-

If you have any questions or would like more info…

CALL ME @ 313 600 8330

Enjoy your day!

dean quint

Gateway Land and Development Real Estate

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The Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail offers an endless variety of outdoor experiences! Time is running out for their 2016 guided day hikes. Have your gear packed for possible inclement weather, along with your lunch, snacks and plenty of fluids! Adult’s $80 / $75 for VRD taxpayers.

October 18th – Buck Creek

October 21st – Bighorn Creek

October 25th – Gore Lake

October 28th – Colorado Trail to Tennessee Pass

You can register now via this

Walking Mountains Science Center link, or call 970-827-9725

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Good morning, here is what is showing up in the Vail MLS STATS this morning…

SOLDS – 13 properties have closed and now have new owners, 12 residential ranging in price from $177K in Leadville to $9.375M in Vail.  One vacant parcel in Red Cliff has sold for $220K.

As for UNDER CONTRACT, there are 10 Listings which offers presented have been accepted and now will continue through the process and likely become solds.  All are residential and they range in Listed Price from $315K to $3.795M.

PRICE REDUCTIONS number only 3, two have decreased the asking/Listing price by $20K and another by $8K.

Finally, NEW LISTINGS on the market are a huge, 1.  It’s one you may want to see, a $2.265M in Vail!

Whether your looking for a better deal with taking advantage of a PRICE REDUCTION, ready to LIST your property, or just looking and want to see a Newly Listed home or some other Listing still on the market, CALL ME TODAY.  I’ll help you through the process and get you into your next property in the Vail Valley.

DEAN QUINT  313 600 8330