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Steamboat Springs Real Estate Blog

Voice for Real Estate 65: Sales, Tax Reform, Flood Ins., Appraisals

Mixed signals on the economy. Home sales are down while contract signings are up. The one common statistic, though, is that households want to buy. They just can't always find much inventory to look at and often homes are out of their price range. The Voice for Real Estate for the week of April 3 also looks at the coming tax reform debate, how reauthorization of federal flood insurance is shaping up, and the challenges facing the appraisal industry. A quick look at the AE Institute in Denver is covered as well.

Yampa Valley Medical Center named among Top 100 Hospitals

Yampa Valley Medical Center has been named a Top 100 Hospital in the United States by an organization that evaluates more than 2,700 hospitals across the country.

It’s the first time in 24 years of Truven Health Analytics’ study that YVMC has earned this honor.

The study uses a handful of metrics to evaluate hospitals on clinical and operational performance, including by identifying hospitals where patients report good care, where emergency departments provide timely care and where patients have fewer complications and readmission rates.

“The dedication of our staff, volunteers and physicians is reflected in this award,” said YVMC CEO Frank May, in a news release.

According to YVMC staff, Truven Health Analytics uses multiple sets of reported data to crunch their own numbers and decide the rankings.

Announcing Steamboat Bliss

Bliss - noun \'blis\ supreme happiness; utter joy or contentment: Privacy, convenience, exclusive location, captivating vistas in every direction and a commanding sense of space. A spacious 27+ acre enclave centrally located in old town Steamboat Springs. This property will guarantee you utter joy and contentment. Bliss. Are you ready for a location that provides you with rural living but central to schools, dining, recreation and shopping? Are you ready to wake up to an ever-changing view of the Steamboat Ski area so you can plan your day of unlimited recreation or maybe you would rather find yourself secluded in your own sanctuary. This sensational property will provide you and future generations years of never-ending gratification.

Announcing Steamboat River Ranch


Steamboat River Ranch is the jewel of the Elk River Valley. Located along the banks of the Elk River and only 5 minutes to Steamboat Springs. You are conveniently located to the Steamboat airport and only 30 minutes to the Hayden airport. This beautiful 490+ acre ranch is an Eco system of its own. This amazing ranch has irrigated meadows, rolling hillsides, large old growth cottonwood trees and abundant wildlife. Listen to the Elk bugling during the fall, watch the newborn fawns take their first steps, gaze at the eagles as they pluck their dinner from the river on those long summer nights.The meadows are alive with Sand Hill Cranes, Geese, Ducks, Herons and many small animals.

Steamboat Springs WInter Sports Club 2016

We are excited to share our newest SSWSC video, which features our club, the new SSWSC-Stevens Family Alpine Venue at Steamboat Resort, and our love for Howelsen Hill Ski Area! Take a look! Hint: one of our favorite quotes is: "...I had to ski in my long johns... it was really cold." so cute! Thanks to Jay Kinghorn for putting this together!

The Spirit of Giving

Bill Butler, managing partner and primary investor in Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club has made giving back one of the cornerstones of the team culture for parent company Corporex and for Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club.

Bill & Sue Butler, the Butler Foundation & Corporex, based in Covington, KY, and Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club have given over $1.7 million in personal and business donations in support of charities and non-profits in Kentucky, Ohio and Steamboat Springs this year.

Off the Slopes in Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs used to be a snow globe filled with champagne powder snow, cowboys and gold miners. That's changing through a community renaissance sparked by chefs, restaurateurs, entrepreneurs and farmers who make the Yampa Valley their home.

The Warm and Cozy Home

The dark days of winter can really do a number on your well-being. Shorter days trigger the blahs; freezing temps spark the sniffles. So we put together a list of ideas that'll turn your home into a comfy haven.

Move to Steamboat: Home of Year-Round Recreation

There are four great reasons to settle in Steamboat Springs besides the family friendly community and award-winning school system: spring, summer, fall and winter.

Steamboat Named One of The 20 Best Small Towns To Visit by Smithsonian Magazine

Steamboat's big claim to fame is the dry light snow that creates "champagne powder," but something else is in the air: music. What other town this size has symphony and chamber orchestras, an opera and a world-class summer festival that brings first chairs from all over the country to perform in a smashing new concert hall at the base of a mountain?