What’s the Big Deal? This week’s top real estate transactions and industry buzz
Editor’s note: “What’s the Big Deal?” runs Sundays and is based on the most expensive property transaction recorded in Pitkin County each week.
Address: 511 Edgewood Lane, Snowmass Village
Price: $12 million
Buyer: Edgewood Real Estate LLC (Brazil)
Seller: RF Real Estate Holdings LLC (Michigan)
Property type: Single-family home
Year built: 2009
Total heated area: 4,921 square feet
2014 property tax bill: $21,768.92
Buzzworthy: Another eight-figure deal was recorded last week as well, this one fetching $11 million. Dallas-based The Get Good Trust bought the single-family home, located on East Waters Avenue in Aspen, from the Coleman Family Trust. The deal was hatched through an auction produced by New York-based Concierge Auctions with the aid of Aspen broker Steven Shane. Lorrie Winnerman represented the buyer.
• Max Taam, one of the area’s top endurance athletes, has joined Stirling Peak Properties as a broker associate. The firm also added Nichole Campbell as its rental coordinator.
• Through the first 10 days of July, seven property deals have eclipsed the $5 million mark in Pitkin County.
Tabloid talk: The New York Post recently reported super model Elle Macpherson and husband Jeffrey Soffer have put their 14,395-square-foot Aspen mansion up for sale — $35 million, and it’s yours.
• In the market for cheaper celebrity digs? Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas, who are going through a divorce, have listed their Aspen home for $9.9 million through Bowden Properties, the Los Angeles Times reports.
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