What’s the Big Deal: Red Mountain home reels in $9.4 million
Editor’s note: “What’s the Big Deal?” runs Sundays and is based on the most expensive property transaction recorded in Pitkin County through 3 p.m. each Friday.
Date recorded: March 10
Address: 649 Hunter Creek Road, Red Mountain
Buyer: 649 Hunter Creek LLC
Property type: Single-family residential
Year built: 2002
Total heated area: 9,013 square feet
Land: 38,349 square feet
Features: Five bedrooms, six baths, fitness/yoga room
Property tax bill: $26,871.56
Original list price: $16 million
Broker: Brittanie Rockhill of Shane Aspen Real Estate represented the buyer and seller
• The city of Aspen’s real estate transfer tax collections in January and February are trending well below the same two months in 2015. That’s according to a report released last week by the Finance Department, which shows the city collected $253,985 in transfer taxes in January compared with $807,775 in January 2015. February showed an improvement with $351,720 in collections, but well below the $1 million the city collected in February 2015. The city had budget projections of $546,000 for both January and February.
• Former Aspen High School student Merritt Moses, who is now a broker at Keller Williams International in Miami, recently visited Aspen after 13 years away from her hometown. Moses attended USC and post-graduate school in Madrid from 2008 to 2011 before working brief stints at for Edelman Public Relations in Houston and Newlink Communications in Miami.
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