Fall 2018 Newsletter

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Winter begins in earnest...

With cold temperatures predicted for the next 10 days here, it feels like we may be getting our prayers answered for a decent snow year. Atop Aspen Mountain today some hearty souls skied through knee-deep, new snow! Over on Aspen Highlands we had 8 inches on the ground mid-mountain on Saturday, and then last night another 8 inches fell. And...., the snow guns on Aspen Mountain and Aspen Highlands are fully fired up.

Yahoo! More snow than we received in all of November and December 2017!

Aspen had its Fall Tour of Homes & Condos

While locals were getting their skis tuned up for the season, the Aspen Board of Realtors just finished up their annual Fall Tour for 2018. I had three properties on the tour, one in Snowmass, a four bedroom single family home in Meadow Ranch, and two near Aspen. The first Aspen home priced at $14,995,000, where the picture above was taken on Wednesday, October 31st, is a five-bedroom elegant residence atop the Five Trees subdivision. You might recognize it from the video on my website, here:

112 Falcon Road, Aspen

The second home, below, is a contemporary home, located 3 miles east of town, and is priced at $7,545,000. While it needs a interior refresh with new bathrooms and kitchen, it is a classic modern home, directly adjacent to thousands of acres of National Forest, with wonderfully open living and dining rooms, plus huge outdoor decks and patios:

45105 E. Hwy 82, Aspen

45105 E. Hwy 82, Aspen

Aspen Homes & Condos slow in 2018

Our market has slowed from the very strong pace we saw in 2017. Below are a few comparisons in the various market segments:

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* All data from the Aspen Board of Realtors MLS service *

Craig's Picks for the Winter Season

Every season I try to stay one step ahead of the competition by not only knowing the inventory, but also picking what properties seem most valuable in the different segments of the market. Here's a link to that page on my website: http://www.craigwardrealestate.com/craigs-picks/

Whatever your price range, I'll be able to quickly and effectively guide you to the best properties if you're a buyer....or counsel you on where you need to price your investment if you're thinking of selling.

I look forward to seeing your here soon in Aspen, and hope that your Thanksgiving celebrations, hopefully with family and friends, will be rewarding, restful and invigorating!

Best regards,


Craig Ward