The septic tank holds wastewater from the home until solid debris settles at the bottom of the tank (the sludge layer) and lighter waste, such as oil, rises to the top to form the scum layer. Between the two layers lies clarified liquid, which flows into an outlet pipe and is gradually dissipated … [Read more...] about How does a Septic System work?
Chaffee County experienced an increase in home buyer activity in January and February, which led to a record setting March. Throughout the month, 49 listings closed, which was the most closings in any March on record. Sales of condos/townhomes/multi-family homes more than doubled from last year. … [Read more...] about Buena Vista & Salida March 2023 Real Estate Report
Chaffee County created and implemented a series of rules and regulations for short term rentals in the county. Buena Vista, Salida, and Poncha Springs regulate STRs within their own town boundaries. The Chaffee County STR Rules and Regulations apply to properties in unincorporated Chaffee … [Read more...] about Chaffee County Short Term Rentals (STR) Rules and Regulations
Chaffee County recently published an update to the county's Short Term Rental (STR) rules and process. Below is the official resolution explaining the current regulations and process for owning and operating a Short Term Rental in Chaffee County. Properties in the municipalities of Buena Vista, … [Read more...] about Chaffee County Updated Short Term Rental (STR) Licensing Information
What You Should Know About Selling in a Seller’s Market You’ve likely heard about the current seller’s market even if you haven’t been following real estate news. That’s because there’s a lot of talk about how strong market conditions are for people who want to sell their houses. But if you’re … [Read more...] about What You Should Know About Selling in a Seller’s Market
In November of 2021 the Town of Buena Vista issued a new short term rental policy. Previously there were no restrictions on short term rentals; now there are many. The policy is complex, but the flow chart below does a pretty good job of explaining it. This new policy changes the landscape for real … [Read more...] about Town of Buena Vista issues NEW Short Term Rental Regulations and Restrictions