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Latest Realty News from NAR

Commercial Real Estate Expansion Foreseen

WASHINGTON (August 29, 2016) — Buoyed by a steadily improving labor market and strong demand for multifamily housing, commercial real estate activity should remain on an upward trajectory, with a growing share of it is expected to be in smaller markets, according to the National Association of Realtors® quarterly commercial real estate forecast.

National office vacancy rates are forecast by Realtors® to fall 1.5 percent to 10.4 percent over the coming year as employment gains boost demand for office space. The... Read More

Existing-Home Sales Lose Steam in July

WASHINGTON (August 24, 2016) — Slowed by frustratingly low inventory levels in many parts of the country, existing-home sales lost momentum in July and decreased year-over-year for the first time since November 2015, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Only the West region saw a monthly increase in closings in July.  

Total existing-home sales 1, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, fell 3.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted... Read More

Realtors® Donate Thousands of Hours, Dollars to Local Boys & Girls Clubs

Realtor® volunteers collect and distribute backpacks stuffed with school supplies to Boys & Girls Clubs kids.

WASHINGTON (August 16, 2016) — The National Association of Realtors® joined forces last year with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to enrich the lives of Club kids and teens in communities across the U.S.

Since December 2015, a total of 188 local Clubs and 18,200 Club youth have been positively impacted by Realtors® and more than $100,000 has been donated to local Clubs by associations, members and real estate firms.

"Today... Read More

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Mal Sillars
RE/MAX Mountain Vista Properties
107 S. Hwy 24 / PO Box 1117
Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone: 719-207-3000
Email: mal@malsillars.com

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Our Mountains

The largest collection of 14,000 ft peaks in the lower 48 states is right here in the Buena Vista area.  It is a climbers paradise!  Of the 54-14ers in Colorado, 14 are here in the Upper Arkansas Valley and another six are not far away.  In total, there are 161 peaks, 13,000 feet or higher in the Sawatch Range.

 

The River

Here in the Upper Arkansas Valley, 50 miles south of the Arkansas headwaters, you will find some of the best white-water rafting and kayaking venues in the country.  This area has been a favorite of rafting afficianados for years and now the mile-long play park for kayakers, at Buena Vista, has added to the excitement.

For fisher-folk, the Upper Arkansas River from Leadville south for 100 miles has been deemed a Gold Medal fishing area.

Our Trails

For hikers and bikers, Buena Vista and Salida offer trails that go on and on.  Within the Salida and Leadville Ranger Districts of the National Forest Service there are about 110 trails totaling about 375 miles.  Most of these are for hiking, but some are for bikes and some motorized.

In addition, the Colorado Trail and the Continental Divide Trail both traverse the valley. Combining parts of both trails, starting at Twin Lakes and ending south of Monarch Pass, one can hike a 160-mile loop, now known as the Collegiate Loop.