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[Crested Butte Vlog] How Real is Wire Fraud in Real Estate

Author:  Heather Connor Wire fraud is a federal crime that involves telecommunications or the internet.  In the case of real estate, and especially in a resort location such as Crested Butte, large sums of money are being transferred via wire.  After all, primary and vacation homes are usually one of, if not the biggest investment …

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[Crested Butte Vlog] What is an Appraisal Gap | 5 Options Should One Occur

What is an Appraisal Gap?  An appraisal gap is when your lender’s appraiser says that the value of the home is less than the amount you offered to pay for the property. Thus creating a larger amount of cash that the borrower needs to “bring to the table” to cover the gap.  Since the lender …

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Crested Butte South – Short-term Rental Restrictions

Voter turn-out was amazingly high with 86% of property owners (851/989 owners) voting in the November 2, 2021 election regarding short-term rentals, RV parking in private driveways and the ability to have. . . chickens. Today, we are going to focus on the rental modifications and I’ll leave it to you to learn more about …

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Mt. Crested Butte – 8 Short Term Rental Ordinance Changes

Okay, here we are. You have decided to purchase your dream home in Crested Butte, or you JUST have and now you’re trying to figure out all the nuances that come with mountain-home ownership. You flip on your computer and you start Googling the heck out of short-term rentals to figure out everything you need …

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[Resort Market Analytics] Crested Butte, Almont and Gunnison

July 2021 Deep Dive with Heather Connor The pandemic created a tremendous interest in vacation homes across the country. Quite frankly, it’s one of the first events I have seen locally that created this type of emotional reason for a mass number of buyers to purchase in our resort community of Crested Butte.  With things …

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