Great Time to be a Buyer!

According to a recent article written by Derek Kravitz with the Associated Press, “New home sales slowest in at least a half-century”.  The median price for a new home is now $202,000; and new home sales have accounted for only 5% of sales this year.  With foreclosures rampant, new home sales can’t keep pace with…

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Market Recap – August 16, 2010

MARKET RECAP Since the beginning of the year, we’ve been saying the housing recovery is predicated on a jobs recovery. And although we’ve been encouraged that we’ve been making progress on the jobs front in recent months, the latest weekly unemployment-insurance claims news leaves us a little concerned – with claims growing to a six-month…

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Sirko steps into statewide role

Sirko steps into statewide role Aspen Schools Superintendent Diana Sirko left the Aspen School District last month to become a deputy commissioner with the state department of education in Denver. She is tasked with developing and implementing a new statewide testing program to replace the Colorado Student Assessment System. The new system, one of the…

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Hidden Gems Catches Attention of Congressman

[fusion_text]Hidden Gems catches attention of Congressman, SkiCo and Pitkin BOCC The 342,000-acre Hidden Gems Wilderness Proposal dominated headlines last month, as Congressman Jared Polis began a public input process to consider the possibility of legislation to protect some or all of the proposed wilderness in his district. The Pitkin County Commissioners and Aspen Skiing Co.…

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