Business For Sale – Telluride Consulting

Telluride Consulting

Telluride Consulting



Telluride Consulting was created in 1985 in response to the needs of the real estate community, as well as other regional professionals. For the past 31 years, the company has provided real estate professionals, builders, developers, bankers, appraisers, and individual investors with detailed information and analysis of real estate activity and trends in San Miguel County.

Telluride Consulting filled a specific niche, which continues to grow each year, by offering accurate and confidential data, regional market expertise, and personal consultation.


Services available:

  • Subscription Reports:

An annual subscription service providing detailed monthly reports describing every real estate transaction in San Miguel County. This is the “Bread and Butter” of Telluride Consulting. Samples of monthly reports and subscription documents are available on the website.


  • Custom Reports:

Confidential specialized reports and research for tracking specific market segments or historical activity of specific properties. This is the “Gravy”. Custom reports require very little time to produce since all the data have been collected in advance and over 300 templates have been designed to facilitate creating a custom report. These reports generate income from both regular and first-time clients.


  • “28-Year Market Analysis” (published April, 2013):

A comprehensive and objective study from January, 1985 through December, 2013 of real estate in the Telluride region. The most publicized segment of Telluride Consulting. Reprinted articles from both local papers, and testimonials from a variety of clients are available on the website. This publication could be updated and sold in chapters by type or location of properties for a more targeted appeal.


Telluride Consulting owns a website ( that is well-linked to a number of local Realtor and professional sites. The site has could be upgraded to conduct e-commerce. Please visit  for more information.


Confidential Financial Information:

Comparative Income Statements have been prepared using QuickBooks. End-of-Year data for 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 are available. In addition, a professional “Confidential Business Valuation” for Telluride Consulting was prepared in March, 2001.




What you’re buying:

18,000 accurate records of real estate transactions

31-years of well-respected service

Solid subscriber/client list

Flexible hours – not full-time job

Invitations to free lunches

Who fits?

Detail-oriented person

One with interest in local real estate

One with basic computer skills

(minimal training needed to run biz)

Stay-at-home parent

Independent worker

Couple seeking 2nd income

New resident seeking instant identity

Struggling Realtor looking for part-time work for income and credibility


Maintain successful biz just as is

Expand range of services and area (I have ideas for you)

Best parts:

Take advantage of a soaring real estate market

Work mostly from home on your own schedule

Almost no overhead or monthly expenses

Impeccable reputation throughout Colorado and beyond

Ability to perform job and still take long exotic vacations

Why am I selling?

It’s time to move on after 30 years in this biz

Ongoing medical issues are getting in the way

How can you buy this biz?

Contact Judi Kiernan, Telluride Consulting, at 970-728-3469 (

…or contact Denise Weaver at 970-209-2118 (

Sign a confidentiality agreement to obtain specific financial data

Appraised at $450,000, offered at $250,000

(I gladly will pay a referral fee upon successful sale)

TCI by Year

TC Business Expenses

Purchase of Telluride Consulting

Benefits to Tar and its Members 

Huge Member Benefits:

  • 18,000 record database available online for TAR members just like the MLS

Access to 31 years of historical records and accurate verified Sold data

TAR provides monthly updates in the easy-to-read Telluride Consulting format of Sold properties

These data cannot be reconstructed from any other source


  • Exponential improvement as a search engine

The ability to do searches at will and create custom electronic reports

A wealth of information becomes a dynamic tool for TAR members

No more searching through printed reports or electronic .pdfs for those comps you need


  • Valuable data creates professional sales tools:

Easy to create custom graphs, charts, tables

Calculate averages for any market segment over any time frame

Accurate rates of appreciation, paired sales reports, and historic trends

The Telluride Consulting database (FileMaker Pro) is extremely flexible and easy-to-use


Two New Profit Centers for TAR:

  • TAR can offer subscription services to local banks, governments, organizations, investors, and local business people that are currently Subscribers (no additional work required)

40% of current Subscribers to Telluride Consulting are NOT members of TAR

$17,000 of profit (Telluride Consulting income through July 2015 only) would go directly to TAR to defray the cost of maintaining the database


  • TAR can offer custom reports that earned Telluride Consulting over $22,000 thru July 2015

These pricy reports are simple to produce with little additional time, so the income is pure profit

This is a reliable income stream to offset purchase and maintenance of Telluride Consulting database


Ultimate Benefits: TAR’s purpose is to provide the local real estate community with professional services to aid and enhance their ability to do their job.

Adding the well-respected database of Telluride Consulting to the mix will provide professional tools to TAR members that are far superior to any other MLS in existence

For more information, contact:

Judi Kiernan, Telluride Consulting

Box 112, Telluride, CO  81435

Phone: 970-728-3469  •  Cell: 970-708-3766





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