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Market Analysis 

The Vail Board of Realtors® is a leader in providing professional and reliable real estate information. The Vail Board of Realtors® has monthly market reports, providing an in-depth analysis of the local real estate market. Complete versions of the Vail Board of Realtors® Monthly Indicators area reports are available from any local Realtor®. Our local experts can help guide you through the data and provide more insight into your specific needs in mind.

Please contact a local Realtor® for information on monthly indicators and market reports. Realtors® are local experts who can help guide you through the data and provide more insight with your specific needs in mind. Monthly Market Indicators Reports are compiled from residential data in the Vail Multi List Service.

Members of the media can contact Erica Kirk at 970-766-1028 for more information. 

June 1, 2020

The REALFire® Program helps homeowners identify specific actions they can take to reduce wildfire hazards. Property assessments are free for Eagle County residents.

Positive outlook

Thanks to above average snowfall in our beloved Rocky Mountains, Eagle County and Colorado in general are looking forward to an average wildfire season, according to the 2020 Wildfire Preparedness Plan released in April by the state’s Division of Fire Prevention and Control.

This is great news for our rural community nestled along the edge of the White River National Forest, and could not have come at a better time as we work our way through the effects of an unprecedented pandemic that has rocked our community to the core.

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May 10, 2020

The Vail Board of Realtors has launched a “Safe Showing Pledge” campaign to help members follow the same guidelines when showing a property to buyers. These extra precautions come from the state of Colorado “safer at home” field services, and real estate Appendix B.

The board of Realtors’ goal has been to provide members with the facts in these challenging times. Information changes daily, so having a reliable source is valuable.

“I was asked to chair the private sector real estate task force for Eagle County, and during our meetings, we decided quickly that we needed guidelines to follow when showing property,” Vail Board of Realtors Association Executive Erica Kirk said. “We took Appendix B guidelines and put them into the pledge. They are very detailed and provide the structure needed.”

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May 1, 2020

Scholarship recipients are attending a variety of institutions across

Applications are now being accepted for the Vail Board of Realtors Foundation Scholarship program. The program is available to any Eagle County residents enrolling in or returning to college, university or accredited academic institution in the fall of 2020 as a full-time student.

Twelve scholarships of $2,000 each were awarded in 2019 to students attending institutions around the United States. Past recipient Claire Krueger attends the University of Notre Dame and shared that she has used the scholarship to its very fullest.

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April 23, 2020

March numbers indicate some impacts, but the Vail market remains strong

Over the last month, the nation’s economy as a whole has seen a significant impact due to the coronavirus. The Vail Board of Realtors® is supporting our members of the real estate community by providing education and tools to get them through a challenging time and prepare for the future. As we look to helping each other and the community, the question of how the market is doing comes up.

‘People are still buying and selling real estate’

“The Vail MLS March indicators prove that uncertainty relating to the coronavirus has impacted Vail Valley real estate,” Betsy Laughlin, Vail Board of Realtors® Past Chair, said. “The reports for April and May will be more telling in terms of the bigger picture impact. We’re still seeing properties come onto the market daily — people are still buying and selling.”

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February 19, 2020

Tips to choose an experienced professional

In today’s world, there are so many options at your fingertips with modern technology. It can be daunting to ensure the person you’re hiring to sell or buy a home is a savvy, trustworthy professional. These tips will help guide you through finding the right person for the job.

“It is integral to choose a REALTOR® who not only makes your best interests their No. 1 priority, but also someone who has a strong moral compass, and a personality that is compatible with yours,” says Alex Griffin, chair of the Vail Multi-List Service (VMLS). “Buying and selling real estate is rated as one of the most stressful things in your life — a good REALTOR® will ease your stress and help successfully navigate the intricacies of a real estate transaction.”

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