By Dan Davis
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March 2, 2009 — Eagle County real estate sales set a sobering tone for 2009 with 46 transactions totaling just under $40,500,000.
The dollar volume was off by more than two-thirds (67 percent) from January of 2008, which was off 28 percent from the county's overall record year of 2007, when nearly $3 billion of commercial and residential real estate sold.
The overall average sales price for January, according to analysis provided by Land Title Guarantee Company was $880,163.
Vail Village accounted for the most activity in January with 11 transactions totaling nearly 25 percent of the total dollar volume at $9,537,500.
The most residential activity occurred in the price point range of $500,000 to $1,000,000. This segment of the market accounted for 48 percent of the transactions, with the next closest at 22 percent in the price range under $500,000.
Other highlights include:
* Multi-Family homes had an average sales price of $1,088,333.
* East Vail recorded the highest area average sales price at $1,371,250, spread over four transactions.
* Vail Village had an average price per square foot of $1,261
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