Dean Laird


Dean Laird is a prominent real estate broker in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. A co-owner of Colorado Group Realty, Dean has consistently been one of the top sales producers throughout his career in resort real estate. He specializes in ski-in/ski-out and other mountain area properties including intimate ranching communities and luxury homes near the golf course, ski slope or riverfront. Dean’s listings include fractional condo ownership listed at a few thousand dollars to a $3.9 million luxury log home retreat in the 1,063 acre conservation development at Storm Mountain Ranch.

From the moment Dean welcomes you to his office at the base of Steamboat Ski Resort, he takes the time to understand you and your expectations of Steamboat Springs. He enjoys being your personal tour guide while you decide to make Steamboat home. Whether a buyer or seller, you will always have direct communication with Dean who handles all of his own business.

Dean received a degree in Industrial Technology from Colorado State University and his robust background in design and home construction sets him apart from others in his field. He acquired his real estate agent license Washington state in 1995 then continued his career in Dillon, Colorado before settling in Steamboat Springs in 1999. Dean is very knowledgeable in all phases of real estate and is respected by local business owners, brokers, and others who know him for his upfront diligence and honesty in making  property sales close smoothly no matter what side of the closing table you are on. Buying and/or selling properties is one of the most exciting experiences and often, emotional decisions in one's life. Dean's philosophy: commitment to using extensive background, knowledge and integrity to make your property purchase or sale in Steamboat Springs, Colorado a pleasurable and profitable experience.

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Dean Laird, Broker/Owner Colorado Group Realty


I am thrilled with the transaction and know that your work and expertise made it happen. Thank you!!! ~A.M.

Dean has an easy, laid back style but will surprise you with how sharp his negotiation skills are! He's a local family guy who knows everything there is to know about Steamboat. ~Karen M.

In any town you have a lot of choices when it comes to realtors. Dean was referred to me by a friend of mine who also had a great buying experience with Dean. I honestly don't prefer most realtors approach to selling. Dean was everything opposite of most realtors in that he listened to exactly what I was looking for, was patient, and helped us through the inspection and buying process. Dean was VERY knowledgeable about the area and the best deals in town! Most town homes/condos in Steamboat are located amongst 100s of other short-term rentals. Our town home is located in a very upscale area of town, very quiet, and lot's of great, long-term neighbors! If you want to work with a realtor who has your best interest in mind and isn't just looking for his/her next paycheck, I'd HIGHLY recommend working with Dean! Thanks Dean!! We love our new home!!! ~Barry B.

Our home buying experience with Dean was pleasant, easy, and professional. Truly, it was the best experience we have ever had with a real estate agent or broker. He has a strong knowledge of the Steamboat Springs community, as well as background as a builder so he knows exactly what to look for and really nailed our listings. We were shown properties that matched our needs and found something that was perfect for us. Dean was a great advocate for us during the process and completely followed through on all expectations. And he was still there for us long after the sale was complete, in case we would have needed him. I would highly recommend his services to anyone looking to buy a property in the area! ~Holley G.

In 1996 Dean Laird helped my wife and I find acreage in the Columbia River Gorge. At the time we were living on the Oregon coast several hours away from the Gorge. Dean scouted several properties for us and we then drove up to take a look at what he had found. After looking at a few properties he drove us to a magnificent piece of land which exceeded our expectations and eventually became our home. During the entire process of purchasing our land, Dean was methodical, professional and quite knowledgeable in his handling of contracts. My wife and I were very impressed with his management of our purchase and his willingness to help us acquire the type of property we were seeking. I highly recommend Dean Laird and would most certainly request his services in the event we should ever be in the market for another property. In my estimation he is by far the finest, most caring and professional realtor I have ever had the pleasure of working with! ~David N.