Top 25 Reasons to Buy a Home NOW in Estes Park, Colorado

Sam Basel November 11, 2008

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  1. Your significant other wants a new home in the Rocky Mountains for Christmas.
  2. The mountains captivate the imagination by looking different every day.
  3. Wildlife is not affected by economic difficulties. Elk, deer, coyotes, mountain lion, bobcat, bear, badger, bighorn sheep can all still be found around town.
  4. The election is over and at least 53% of voting Americans are happy with the outcome.
  5. Downtown features some of the best shopping in Colorado.
  6. The mountains are as beautiful as ever with a fresh blanket of snow.
  7. Great values are available in all price ranges including homes with big views, log homes, and waterfront homes. (Tell me more).
  8. Lake Estes is surrounded by a network of walking paths.
  9. Median prices of homes that have sold in Estes Park over the previous 12 months are continuing to increase.
  10. Property tax levels are very low! Our government gains most of their money from tourism sales tax receipts instead of your back pocket.
  11. Rocky Mountain National Park is an undiscovered winter destination offering miles of snowshoeing and cross country ski trails.
  12. The Stanley Hotel is the crown jewel of the town overlooking the valley.
  13. The Town stays active year round with events and festivals.
  14. TONS of stars can be seen every night! We have virtually no light pollution!
  15. The Downtown area is spectacularly decorated for the holidays to get ready for the Catch the Glow Parade which happens the day after Thanksgiving.
  16. We don’t get as much snow in town as you think. We do get over 300 days of sunshine every year.
  17. Estes Park is poised for continued growth with the passing of a new marketing district.
  18. Longs Peak dominates the view of most homes as the highest peak in the area.
  19. Mortgage rates are down.
  20. The wind whispers through the treetops on crisp and cool evenings.
  21. Next summer will be here before you know it and you KNOW you want to be here in the summer months.
  22. The rich and local history of interesting individuals and events is well documented.
  23. We enjoy our small town atmosphere filled with great people who want to keep it that way.
  24. The local rivers rise and fall from trickling to raging with the seasons.
  25. Softly falling snow, a raging fire, hot chocolate, and a good book. Need I say more?

Can you think of any reasons I missed?

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