On the Market: Local Realtor Limberg receives ‘Purple Cow’

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— The Colorado Association of Realtors has awarded local Realtor Jill Limberg, of Prudential Steamboat Realty, this year’s “Purple Cow” award, based on the premise that she differentiated herself from the competition by doing something remarkable. The award is named for author Seth Godin’s best-selling book, “The Purple Cow.”

Limberg served at the state board as Education Board of Trustees co-vice-chairwoman in 2003-04, vice-chairwoman in 2005-06 and, most recently, education vice president in 2008-09.

She was awarded the Master of Real Estate designation in 2005. Limberg has pursued her professional education by attaining several Realtor professional designations and certifications. She has served the local Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors since 1995, and as president in 1999 and 2000.

Randy Reynolds, president of the Colorado Association of Realtors, presented the award at the annual convention in Colorado Springs.

“Jill Limberg has been remarkable in the arena of promoting advanced professional development and continuous education to clients,” he said.

“Jill continuously demonstrates her passion and commitment to her profession. This award is yet another confirmation of that, and we are proud to have her on our team,” said Cam Boyd, broker/owner of Prudential Steamboat Realty.

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Aimee Nagel

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Alexa Nachtweih

Nagel, Nachtweih join Sotheby’s in Steamboat

High Moun­tain Sotheby’s International Realty has ann­­­­ounced that Aimee Nagel and Alexa Nachtweih have joined the agency. Nagel will partner with Kristi Hoffman, a partner in the firm, in a buyer’s agent capacity. She also will oversee several public relations and philanthropic initiatives planned for 2011.

Nachtweih, in her 11th year in real estate, began her career in Scottsdale, Ariz., and earned the Home Builders Association of Arizona Lifetime Achievement Award for Sales & Marketing Excellence in 2005. Upon relocating to Steamboat Springs, she joined Wildhorse Meadows in 2008 as the marketing manager and broker.

“We are pleased to have two new agents on the High Mountain team,” said Ted Hoffman, managing partner. “Aimee and Alexa both exemplify the professional and personal qualities we look for to strengthen our organization.”

Hayden area reaches 52 year-to-date transactions

Hayden and the surrounding area saw five real estate transactions in October, pushing the year-to-date total to 52 with an average sales price of $188,465.

The average residential price in the Hayden area, according to Bruce Carta, of Land Title Guarantee Co., has settled in at $224,155. That converts to an average price per square foot of $132.

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps to remodel house

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps has pulled a $50,000 building permit to remodel a historic ranch house at 1705 13th St. that will become its new headquarters in Steamboat Springs. The nonprofit group will serve as its own contractor.

The RMYC bought several buildings at the ranch for $675,000 in October with the help of a U.S. Department of Agriculture loan.

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