A Closer Look at NAR's Proposed Settlement: Making Sense of What It Means for Buyers + Sellers

If you're on the pulse with real estate news, we're sure you've heard about the National Association of Realtors' recent settlement proposal. With all the buzz around it and speculation across the board, it can be tricky to make sense of what it truly means and how it affects both buyers and sellers moving forward.

If this is all news to you, we'll catch you up on the basics: the National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently proposed a settlement for a global lawsuit regarding agent compensation policies and home listing requirements. With court approval, the changes are scheduled to go into effect in mid-July 2024.

Sifting through the legal…

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Stagecoach Meadows: Quiet Community with Mountain Ranch Living Vibes Minutes from the Heart of Fraser

The Fraser Valley is full of little gem, off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods, and Stagecoach Meadows just off County Road 5 in Fraser is one of our favorites. An alternative route from the Fraser ballfields to the top of Red Dirt Hill, County Road 5 winds between Fraser and Granby: a road-biking favorite, a scenic route with views for days, and a potential skip-the-weekend-traffic plan, but part of its beauty lies in the cozy residential communities along its path, including Stagecoach Meadows.

Minutes from town but in a world all its own, Stagecoach Meadows' ample-sized lots are nestled between Pole Creek and Crooked Creek among enchanting…

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 Silversage Home in Granby Backs to Open Space

 

Enjoy mountain living in this thoughtfully designed Silversage home. Offering stunning views and vaulted ceilings with plenty of light throughout the open kitchen, living, and dining space. Also on the main level you'll find the primary bedroom with an ensuite bath, featuring a shower + jetted soaking tub, and the convenience of a powder room for guests. Upstairs a spacious loft with a view, offering additional sleeping space, office, or living area, and the 2nd bedroom with large closet and ensuite bath provide room for family or guests. This 2 bedroom truly lives like a 3 bedroom!

Relax and enjoy the privacy on the patio which backs up to open space. Central location with easy access to ski,…

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Spacious Mountain Retreat with Views and Modern Comforts

Experience mountain living at its best in this 2 bed, 3 bath, townhome style condo. Featuring vaulted ceilings, views, and private deck, the main level offers an updated kitchen including new appliances and ample counter space - a chef's dream. Gather at the island, get cozy around the wood stove in the open living area, or dine outside on the large deck. The bar, bathroom, and shower complete the main level. On the lower level you'll find two bedrooms, each with an ensuite bath, plus the spacious laundry room, and large storage closet - there is plenty room for everyone and their gear! The top floor loft is a flex space that could be used as an office, additional sleeping space, or workout…

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Need a Ride? Take Advantage of Local Transportation Options!

Whether you're in Grand County without a vehicle or would prefer hitching a ride, our rural community offers several options for local transit, trips to Denver, and rides to and from Denver International Airport. And we've put it all together in one place for you so you can plan your next mountain adventure or night out on the town!

THE LIFT

Funded by sales tax revenue (local voters approved a 2% sales tax for transit and trails in late 2015); the towns of Winter Park, Fraser, and Granby; and federal grant monies, The Lift provides free local bus transportation on a 21-mile route that connects Winter Park Resort all the way to Granby. 

Be sure to check out their winter and summer…

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Luxury at Base Camp at Granby Ranch

Step into this inviting 3-bedroom condo at Base Camp at Granby Ranch. Positioned in an unbeatable spot, this condo features a spacious deck offering year-round base area views. Whether observing skiers in the winter or hikers and bikers in the summer, you'll have front-row seats from the comfort of your home. Embrace the dynamic lifestyle of Granby Ranch, with its array of activities from family skiing to thrilling summer concerts and downhill mountain biking. Make the most of the nearby pool, fitness center, and additional Granby Ranch amenities to elevate your experience to new heights. Included in the HOA are gas, heat, cable, internet for common areas, water, trash, sewer, and exclusive Granby Ranch Homeowner…

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Out of State Seller? Colorado Requires 2% Tax Withholding at Closing

The last thing you hope to encounter when get to the closing table on your real estate transaction is an unexpected cost. We're here to keep you informed and prepared as you consider buying or selling a property - our decades of experience in the local Grand County market allow us to streamline your process and minimize the unexpected as we prepare you for closing day. 

One common surprise that can come for sellers is Colorado's 2% withholding tax on "nonresident" real estate transactions. Those not in the real estate world might never have heard of it, which just another reason having a realtor in your corner is key!  

At closing, out-of-state sellers will pay the title…

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Cozy 2 Bed, 2 Bath Mountain Escape in Fraser

 

This charming 2 bed, 2 bath condo at Haikus Cove is truly a peaceful escape in the mountains! Enjoy the open floor plan featuring a spacious kitchen with dining at the island plus a designated dining area with space to host family and friends. Get cozy around the gas fireplace after exploring the outdoors or relax with the privacy of your own deck. The primary bedroom includes an ensuite bath while a 2nd guest bedroom and bathroom allow everyone to have their own space. In-unit laundry adds to the ease of mountain living in a small complex with low dues.

Nestled in the trees, the small complex of Haikus Cove provides that “away from it all vibe” while being just a few minutes from shopping,…

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