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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. 

July 1, 2020

One of the most important components of feeling “at home” is a strong community

Real estate is often referred to as one of the largest, most important transactions of a person’s life, but the real estate industry encompasses so much more than what’s tangible. 

Putting people into their dream homes or dream neighborhoods, or simply in a location that’s best for their family to start creating memories, is what real estate is really about. 

“While we have a huge gap in this valley in terms of demographics, everybody needs that component of home, whether that’s single-family, townhome, multi-family or vacant land,” said Laura Sellards, chair of the Vail Board of Realtors. “Home is where they are — now more than ever — spending most of their time.”

It’s this impact on communities that the Vail Board of Realtors (VBR) takes to heart, which is why it also contributes to important local causes every year since 1996 through the Vail Board of Realtors Foundation. 

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June 22, 2020

Remote working meets the great outdoors elevating a seller’s market in the Vail Valley.

Now, more than ever, a move to the mountains seems like a great idea. With remote access changing the way we work, outdoor recreation in abundance all around us, and perfect summer temperatures, why wouldn’t you want to live in the Vail Valley or at least spend the majority of your time here?

The May numbers support that case despite challenges created for our trusted Realtors® by the coronavirus pandemic including social distancing measures, a call to be safer at home, and the transition of public health recommendations.

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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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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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