February Sales and Activity Update – Jackson Hole Real Estate 2010

Wanted to post with an update on the improving sales and activity in the Jackson Hole real estate market.  As with the January statistics we have to put the numbers in perspective — last year we only had 4 sales….  February 2010 was much better with 10 recorded sales in the Teton Board of Realtors…

Sotheby’s Doing Their Part To Support the Real Estate Industry

Last week Christy and I received an email from Kathy Korte, President and CEO, of Sotheby’s International Realty, updating us on ways the private sector are trying to jumpstart the sluggish housing market. A Business Roundtable was formed and here are the results of that meeting. Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of…

Gillespie Real Estate Team Member Earns Green Designation

Christy and Garth Gillespie are pleased to congratulate Don Alsted, Gillespie Team Member – Listing Specialist for his hard work and being awarded by the National Association of Realtors the “Green Designation.” LOCAL REALTOR® ACHIEVES NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® GREEN DESIGNATIONJune 2, 2009 Jackson, Wyoming– Don Alsted with Sotheby’s International Realty of Jackson Hole has…

Searching For Jackson Hole Real Estate Online?

Searching For Jackson Hole Real Estate Online? A lot of you are looking on www.Sothebyshomes.com/jacksonhole. Information we just gathered from Sotheby’s International Realty tells the story. There seems to be a lot of people looking on line at property and the number is increasing. At www.sothebyshomes.com/jacksonhole we had 43,000 page visits and 11,785 listings were…

Why Are Real Estate Prices Dropping Substantially in Jackson Hole’s Real Estate Market?

Christy and I are getting this question from a lot of our seller’s and customers lately. Jackson Hole has a very limited amount of property that can be developed and there has historically been enough demand to raise prices. In today’s market we have seen a total slow down of transactions and willing buyers at…

Research Is Suggesting That Large Homes May Become A Thing Of The Past – In Jackson Hole?

Recent data is showing that homes being built today are smaller than they were in the beginning of 2008. In the third quarter of 2008 median home size was 2,090 square feet, down from 2,629 square feet in the second quarter of 2008. With housing prices dropping and the economy weakening, homeowners may be looking at homes […]

Mortgage Talk – Jackson Hole and the President

This morning President Obama took time to discuss the current economy and to bring up the fact that there are historic low mortgage rates for people to take advantage of. Refinancing seems to be the topic of most interest as there are opportunities for Jackson Hole homeowners to refinance and save money. Rates on 30-year…