Today’s Jackson Hole Need to Know: Pi edition

This Alpine home on 6 acres is almost as beautiful in winter as it is in summer.

Jackson Hole Multiple Listing Service Hotsheet Highlights: NEW: Hotel Terra 1-bed penthouse condo, 565 square feet for $589,000. NEW: Cottonwood Park 3-bed for $515,000. PENDING: 4-bed Teton Pines cluster home overlooking 11th fairway, listed for $2.275 million. ALSO, NEW AR lot listing in town and a 2-bed Aspens condo, both highly compelling listings. Contact me […]

Jackson Hole Need to Know: TGIF edition

Yup, I'm a hockey dad, spending lots of quality time at the Snow King Ice Arena these days.

Weather: In the snow flow don’t ya know. Only 2 inches overnight reported but at least six more since 6 a.m. Jackson Hole news links: The End of Snow? That’s the question former Jackson Hole sportswriter and current Powder editor Porter Fox asks in this New York Times Sunday Review piece. There were 2,000 more […]

Jackson Hole Need to Know 1.23.14

A frozen sagebrush bush on a recent clear, crisp western Wyoming morning.

Weather: Still high, dry. Rinse, repeat. Jackson Hole news links: Jarad Spackman, my colleague at Jackson Hole Sotheby’s, remembered by Rock and Ice as a top mountaineer that passed in 2013. RIP, Jarad. You are missed. If you can ski like Tommy Moe, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort prefers you do not. Still safety month out […]

Land, bank, unreported sales lead Jackson Hole in January

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Building sites accounted for a third of all Jackson Hole real estate units sold in January, continuing a trend of steadily increasing land sales and stirring hopes for resurgence in the local construction industry. Teton County, Wyoming, total sales volume reached approximately $26.3 million* on 18 unit sales in January, reflecting a slight drop from […]

Cottonwood Park: Jackson Hole’s working class hero

The northeast corner of Cottonwood Park was originally platted in 1984, with subsequent filings until 1992. Today, this neighborhood houses a considerable percentage of Teton County's middle class.

It may be hard to imagine today, but in 1984 when the first Cottonwood Park homes were under construction, the southwestern corner of Jackson looked almost as rural as the ranch lands that define the landscape south of High School Road today. There were no sprawling school campuses with synthetic sports fields. No apartment complexes. […]

By the numbers: The Jackson Hole single-family home market

This Melody Ranch home one of the 27 single-family units currently listed between $700,000 and $800,000 in Teton County, WY.

A home can be any dwelling from a studio condominium to a sprawling mansion, but most people’s idea of a home, and the meat of the Jackson Hole residential market is a freestanding single-family house. There are currently 285 single-family homes listed in Teton County Multiple Listing Service, or about 62 percent of the 455 […]

Monthly sales streak in jeopardy

With just nine sales reported so far for the month of June, Teton County's streak of consecutive months with higher sales than the previous year could be coming to an end.

For the first time this year, monthly sales of real estate in Jackson Hole are in danger of not outperforming the same month in 2009. As of the 23rd, June sales reported by the Teton County Multiple Listing Service total just nine with a total sales volume of $5.165 million. June 2009 included 16 sales […]

May-mentum! JH real estate tallies 30 closings

Hello summer! It's that delicious time of year when the valley has is beginning to green while the mountains still have significant amounts of snow at higher altitudes. The next 90 days are THE BEST!

Last I checked, May real estate sales for Jackson Hole were strong with 21 closings after the first three weeks. A preliminary look at the last 10 days of the month shows another 9 closings totaling approximately $8.6 million, bringing the monthly total to approximately $37 million. Two-word analysis: Consistent, stable. Best of all, sales […]

Recent Teton County estate sales span price range, reflect discounts

Since last Friday, when I last summarized the significant sales of 2010, Teton County Multiple Listing Service reports the sale of four additional single-family homes. As has been the story so far this year and in recent weeks, the sales span the price range for a single-family home in Jackson Hole. Also, again almost all […]

Neighborhood focus: Cottonwood Park

Yesterday I told you about Cottonwood Flats, Jackson’s newest residential neighborhood. Today let’s take a look at its much older neighbor to the south, Cottonwood Park. The first portion (the Corner Creek area) was platted in 1984 with additional filings until 1992 (Rangeview area). Here is the Teton County Multiple Listing Service search for Cottonwood […]