February 2010

Land Title's 2009 Year-End Summary of Aspen Property Sales

Land Title's 2009 Year-End Summary of Aspen Property Sales
Pitkin County reported the highest gross volume of the 5 county area that Land Title tracks (Pitkin, Eagle, Routt, Summit, and Garfield), and the lowest percentage decline of the five from 2008!   
  • $81,241,755 total dollars for December, down 27.5% from December 2008
  • 60 total transactions for December, down 10.5% from December 2008
  • 2009 total dollar volume came in at $1,072,548,228, down 21.5% from 2008
  • 2009 total transactions were 702, down 15% from 2008
  • Interval sales were down significantly in the month of December, with only 6 reported, that was a decrease of 78% from December 2008
  • Interval dollars were also down in December, to  $2.5 million, a decrease of 59% from December 2008
  • For the year, interval dollars came in at $182 million, up 260% from 2008’s year end total
  • For 2009, interval transactions totaled 272, which is an increase of 19% over 2008
  • Aspen, Basalt, and Old Snowmass all reported transaction increases over November 2009
  • Aspen led the county with 27 transactions in December, followed by Snowmass Village with 15, Basalt 7, Intervals 6, and Woody Creek 1
  • For the year, Aspen led with 277, Intervals followed with 272, Snowmass 85, Basalt 28, Old Snowmass 19, Woody Creek 10, Redstone 8, Carbondale 1, the remaining 2 were quit claims with doc fees
  • December dollar volume was up from November for the county over all, as were Aspen and Old Snowmass
  • Aspen reported $61 million in December, Old Snowmass $10 million, Snowmass Village $4.2 million, Basalt $2.55 million, Intervals $2.5 million, and Woody Creek $280,000
  • For the year, Aspen reported 64% of the dollars with $685 million, Intervals followed with $182 million (17%), Snowmass Village $112 million (10%), Old Snowmass $31 million (3%), Basalt $30.5 million (2.8%), Woody Creek $28.6 million (2.7%), Redstone $2.7 million (.25%), Carbondale $470,000 (.04%)
  • The 2009 average single family home sold price for Pitkin County, came in at $4.9 million, which is down overall 4% from 2008’s year end total
    • Please note many of the individual areas within Pitkin County have declined greater than 4%, please see page 4 of the PDF for more information
  • The 2009 median single family home sold price for Pitkin County totaled $3.153 million, this is a decrease of 23% from 2008’s median

Posted by gary on February 03, 2010 in
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Aspen and Basalt Bears Sent To Rehab

Aspen and Basalt Bears Sent To Rehab

Nine orphaned bear cubs, eight from Aspen and one from Basalt, were delivered to the Schneegas Wildlife Foundation in Silt.  The facility is a nonprofit wildlife rehabilitation center, where the bear cubs are being taught to survive on their own in the wild, especially in winter.  The facility boast a 98% success rate as to the number of bear cubs who have been rehabilitated and returned to the  wild. 

PHOTO BY TAYLOR FELDMAN

Posted by Missi on February 02, 2010 in
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New Peach's Cafe To Replace Zele

New Peach's Cafe To Replace Zele

After closing for business in March of last year, Aspen's Zele Cafe, will be replaced in their former space by Peach's Corner Cafe.  Peach's will be opened for business next month by longtime Aspenite and restaurateur, David Roth and partners. Plans for the new cafe include breakfast and lunch service to start, with both takeout and sit-down dining.  They may extend hours into the evening if feasible and have applied for a full liquor license. 

PHOTO BY TAYLOR FELDMAN 

Posted by Missi on February 02, 2010 in
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Airport Meeting for Aspen Pilots

Airport Meeting for Aspen Pilots

Local and based pilots are invited to attend a meeting held by Aspen/Pitkin County Airport on Saturday Feb. 6 at 10 am. at the Airport Operations Center on Owl Creek Road. The meeting will address changes in FAA safety regulations, TSA rules on access and security and other issues affecting the airport and the pilot community.

PHOTO  BY TAYLOR FELDMAN 

Posted by Missi on February 02, 2010 in
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Traffic Delay - Elk Crossing

Traffic Delay - Elk Crossing

There are elk trying to cross at MM 28 in Snowmass Canyon, slow down and use caution.

 

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Posted by gary on February 02, 2010 in
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Significant Aspen Real Estate Closings - January 18 through January 26, 2010

Significant Aspen Real Estate Closings - January 18 through January 26, 2010

Owl Creek Townhomes, Unit 20

Snowmass Village

$3,650,000

Nove I Duplex, Unit B

Aspen

$3,079,163

Red Butte Lot 10, Block 2

Aspen

$2,125,000

W/J Ranch Homes, Lot 4

$1,800,000

W/J Ranch Homes Lot 5

$1,800,000

W/J Ranch Homes Lot 3

$1,800,000

Stonebridge, Unit 610

Snowmass Village

$1,750,000

Little Nell Condo, Unit 6

Aspen

$1,225,000

Posted by gary on February 01, 2010 in
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