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Monthly Archives: December 2006

The rest of the country seems to be learning what all of us here in the Vail Valley have known for years. . . Vail is a great place to live year round!!? A recent article in Golf Digest ranks the Colorado high country from Breckenridge to Glenwood Springs as the #1 new place for golf retirees.? And once again,?Vail captured the #1 ranking of Ski Magazine for ski resorts.

View From Red Sky Ranch Lot 85

Red Sky Ranch garnered high praise and national attention for its 2 championship courses, deisgned by Greg Norman and Tom Fazio respectively.? Golf Week magazine also just rated these courses as #2 and #3 respectively, for Best Courses in Colorado w/ public access!

High atop the 14th hole of the acclaimed Greg Norman course sits Homesite 85.??Measuring just?over 2 acres with fantastic views in every direction, this is the place to build your colorado dream home!

To learn more about Lot 85 and about Red Sky Ranch,? please contact:

Doug Schwartz of Gateway Land and Development at (970)926-6777 or at dougs@gatewyaland.com

Real estate sales data for Eagle County, for the month of October 2006,?show the high end market has significant strength.? The total number of transactions in the Vail Valley has decreased, driving the average home price up considerably.

October saw 4 transactions at a sales price of over $5 million. This brings the year-to-date total number of transactions over $5 million to 31, with an average sales price of $6,760,639 in this category. Last year?s total for the number of transactions in this category for the entire 12 month period was 23, putting the county ahead of 2005 by 8 transactions.

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The over $5 million market accounts for approximately 12% of the total dollar volume on improved residential sales in Eagle County. Year-to-date shows a total sales volume of $209,579,800. This market segment contributes to the year-to-date average sales price for Eagle County of $856,473.? Sales data provided by Land Title.

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To discuss the Vail Valley real estate market in more detail, or for a current copy of Eagle County Real Estate Sales Data, please call Doug Schwartz at (970)926-6777 or email him at dougs@gatewayland.com

To view all of the active listings in the Vail Valley, please visit www.vailpropertysearch.com

The invitations are out and affluent locals and vacationers are snapping up spots in the exclusive Vail Mountain Club.? Soon to be located in THE spot, right at the base of Vail Mountain in Vail Village, the Vail Mountain Club comes with a hefty price tag.? A social membership is going for $100,000 while a parking membership is $250,000.?

These are non-equity memberships, but the deposit is fully refundable.? The latest of Vail’s on-mountain clubs will have almost evereything you could ask for; including a?wonderful locker room, a gorgeous members’ lounge, access to the Lodge’s new Avanyu spa, ski valet and storage, concierge service,?and valet parking for those who have purchased this privelege.?

For more information on this or other happenings in the Vail Valley, please call Doug Schwartz at (970)926-6777 or email me at dougs@gatewayland.com

To view all of the active real estate listings in the Vail Valley, please visit www.vailpropertysearch.com