Telluride Daily Planet Reports on 2015 Realtor of the Year


Jim Lucarelli Named 2015 Realtor of the Year


Association Installs New Board and Honors Agents at Annual Banquet

TELLURIDE, Colo. (September 18, 2015) – The Telluride Association of REALTORS (TAR) named Jim Lucarelli of Real Estate Affiliates of Telluride its 2015 Realtor of the Year  at their annual awards dinner earlier this month. Nominees for this award are chosen and voted on by their peers and this is the third time Lucarelli has won this prestigious award.

“I am honored to be nominated by past recipients of the Realtor of the Year Award and thrilled to be taking home this professional award,” said Lucarelli. “Hopefully the third time is a charm!”

Lucarelli, the out-going President of TAR and new Past President for TAR, also won the Presidential Award for service to the organization. In his 20+ years as a REALTOR in Telluride Lucarelli has now been President of TAR three times.

“Serving as President for this dynamic group of professionals is very rewarding, but also demanding,” commented Lucarelli. “It’s not something you can do half-way. We’ve had a good, busy year and I am pleased to have been able to be a part of it.”

TAR has over 170 Members and 85 Affiliate Members, many of whom are very active in all aspects of the Telluride community.  In addition to his work with TAR Lucarelli is also an 19-year member of the Telluride Volunteer Fire Department, the current President of the Telluride Ski & Snowboard Club and Owner/Broker of Real Estate Affiliates of Telluride, a boutique brokerage firm he founded in 2002.

For more information on the Lucarelli and his firm Real Estate Affiliates of Telluride , visit or call 970-728-0213.

For more information on TAR visit or call 970-728-5172.


February Updates

Gus Kensworth - Telluride AffiliatesTelluride has been busy celebrating Gus Kenworthy and his silver medal in men’s ski slopestyle in Sochi. Kenworthy is Telluride’s first home-grown winter Olympian. Way to go Gus! We’ve also been enjoying some excellent skiing right here in the San Juans, thanks to a number of February storms.

Telluride Consulting’s January reports for San Miguel County real estate sales show a strong start to the year with dollar volume up 116% over January of 2013 and number of transactions up 14%. With all the activity we’ve seen this month we expect this trend to continue.

As always, please feel free to stop by the office or contact us online or at 970-728-0213 with any questions you might have about the market or our community in general.

Forbes Contributor Names Telluride as Favorite Resort

Forbes Article

Larry Olmstead, Forbes contributor, has recently named the Telluride Ski Resort as his new favorite ski resort!

He credits the most important reason for his love of Telluride Ski Resort as the Terrain. With trails good enough for the pros, Larry loves this about this location. Let’s also remember that for those who are a little less advanced in skiing, we’ve got some great trails for you too.

Secondly, he appreciates the “presence of a town” nearby as another reason people should check it out.

Lastly, Telluride offers a wide-range of activities in and around the resort. It keeps you captivated, and entertained enough to stick around.

Read more about why Larry Olmstead loves Telluride Ski Resort.

Fox News: Top 5 Things To Do In Telluride

Want to know what to do while in Telluride? Check out the video below from Fox News.


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