Are you looking to learn more about the current real estate market in the Wood River Valley? Good news! Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties Sun Valley has developed a monthly report of insights to provide more information on how the market looks on both a monthly and yearly basis for all areas of the Valley.
In this report you can see details such as sales and median price broken out across region and property type. If you are considering buying or selling a home in the Wood River Valley, we think this in... read more
Having a vacation home in a destination location can be magical. Having that luxury house near the slopes, just waiting for you to swing by for your next ski weekend, can mean it’s that much easier to simply make a spur of the moment decision and head out for a weekend away. However, owning a vacation home, luxury or otherwise, comes with a few pretty sizeable considerations that many prospective vacation home owners don’t think about. Before you dive into the hunt for just the right luxury house to pur... read more
When you find the perfect vacation destination, you may find you never want to branch out and try somewhere else. After all, that cozy beach community or bustling mountain town has great restaurants, a ton of opportunities for fun, a welcoming community, and generally provides a great place to get away and relax with loved ones. But after going back half a dozen times and ending up in a different vacation rental each time, it can start to get a bit frustrating. You’re visiting to relax, kick back, and enjoy y... read more
Posted by Step Beyond Media on April 13, 2018 in
Whether you’ve already committed to moving to the beautiful Sun Valley or your following you dream of living the ultimate ski bum lifestyle, here are a few points to note before packing your bags.
Grab Your Walking Shoes and the Bus Schedule
Ski towns know from years of experience that with the snow comes the powder hounds and with the powder hounds comes traffic. Many ski towns, including Ketchum and the surrounding Sun Valley region, consequently adopted a superb, often free transportation s... read more
Posted by Derek Svennungsen on March 22, 2018 in
Up and down the Wood River Valley, sales of vacant land continue to happen at a dizzying rate. In 2017, there was a 56% increase in vacant land sales over 2016 (153 vs 98 sales in 2016), and a 29% jump in sold dollar volume ($48 million vs $37 million in 2016).
With higher-than-normal building costs (due to issues like last year’s wildfires in Alberta, for example), one might expect land sales to start to wane. But after the first quarter of 2018, that is hardly the case. There have already been 12 more land... read more