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HEIDI HOUSTON

MANAGING PARTNER | RENTAL SPECIALIST | IATAN, ACCREDITED TRAVEL AGENT

BROKER ASSOCIATE | COMPASS REAL ESTATE | ASPEN, COLORADO

Five Star Destinations, and the Heidi Houston Team has been specializing in home and villa rentals and operating in the Aspen, Snowmass and the Roaring Fork Valley for over 35 years.  Heidi, as both the managing partner and one of the top rental specialist's in Aspen, Colorado,  focus's on making sure each property is ready for your visit and each agent helps make your experience special.  Heidi Houston has owned her own real estate business and rental business in Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley for more than 35 years.  She chose to join the brokerage company Compass in the spring of 2016 because of their specialized technology, international marketing, professional ad production and  to expand her contacts and marketing abilities. Five Star is owned and operated separately as a travel agency that specializes in mid to high end condos, town homes and single family home rentals.   Heidi specializes in real estate sales and rentals, the overall analysis of investment real estate and ranches. Heidi has managed real estate partnerships for developing land, building homes and remodeling homes. With over three decades of experience and knowledge about all aspects of real estate, she brings a complete and professional, confidential service to renters, buyers, sellers, and developers.

She has raised her two boys in the Aspen Valley Schools, worked on many philanthropic projects and gives to charities in the valley that affect people both physically and mentally. She understands family, friends, dogs, horses and homes.

Heidi’s broad knowledge of the luxury property market, ranches, and investment properties allows her to bring together the best criteria for the sale or purchase of a property, this service is unparalleled in the real estate industry. It is the attention to detail that pools her refined selling skills with marketing techniques that combines digital, print, personal contacts and design that provides unparalleled service for both the seller and the buyer. But most importantly she listens, negotiates without intimidation and producing results that in the end, leaves everyone happy about their purchase or sale. 970.404.1404

HEIDI@5STARDESTINATIONS.COM * HEIDI@COMPASS.COM
HART HOUSTON

RENTAL SPECIALIST | IATAN, ACCREDITED TRAVEL AGENT | ASPEN, COLORADO

EVENTS COORDINATOR, SEO/ONLINE MARKETING, DIRECT MARKETING COORDINATOR AND PHOTOGRAPHY

When managing a vacation rental property, Hart wants to deliver a unique and personal experience that connects innovation and technology to bring together success. This use of technology has been a big part of the hospitality industry, when doing a production, event planning or building an entire community. He understands the personalities that want to be part of a produced event and wants to share it with others. The newer younger audience wants to spend their time doing adventures when on vacation. Hart’s entire life has been about experiential adventures and he believes that if he can bring great experiences to people, by make a vacation around the people and our planet to build that true "Sense of Home" So when your vacation needs to be memorized with film, photography or just fun, Hart's teams, are invaluable to any vacation production project. He is committed to entertain, inspire, educate and enlighten, as well as make positive change, knowledge and fun for the future. This use of technology has been a big part of the hospitality industry, when doing a vacation project or event planning, or even building an entire community or wedding. Hart graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles in Film and Television, one of the top of his class. 970.404.1402

HART@5STARDESTINATIONS.COM
AMANDA VIRTUE

RENTAL SPECIALIST | IATAN, ACCREDITED TRAVEL AGENT | ASPEN, COLORADO

Amanda comes to us originally from Washington D.C. and has been in the real estate business for over 20 years. She brings tremendous value to Five Star Destinations as her previous real estate work included working closely with developers and top brokers in assisting in management, sales and rentals. Ms. Virtue attended University of Virginia for her BA & the University of Miami for her Business Fine Arts Degree. Her education in the East, and growing up in Washington, DC brings together the East to the West. Her father founded the National Reconnaissance Offices, which trained her as a valuable asset for research. As one of our top rental agents in the travel business for over 8 years she has rented homes in the US, Europe and the Caribbean. In between all of this, she has raised two children, the light of her life. She knows how to take care of all of your rental needs, and her personal travel experience opens up many special activities and she knows how to bring you a “Sense of Home”. 970.925.6638

AMANDA@5STARDESTINATIONS.COM
SAM HOUSTON

RENTAL SPECIALIST | IATAN, ACCREDITED TRAVEL AGENT

MANAGES THE INSPECTIONS AND SET UP OF EACH PROPERTY TO INSURE A WONDERFUL STAY

Sam has been working in the Five Star Destinations business for over 5 years and has helped with rentals to making sure each property is bringing its best foot forward for each stay. His focus is on making sure each property is ready for your visit and helping each agent to make your experience special. He stages, arranges special arrival surprises and has help the client obtain everything they need for their stay. He is your "go to man" when you need something right that minute. He knows how to take a family and make the adults have fun and introduce children to a miryad of experiences that will want them coming back to Aspen for more fun. He is currently finishing his business degree in Denver Colorado. 970.925.6638

SAM@5STARDESTINATIONS.COM
PARKER ROE

RENTAL SPECIALIST | IATAN, ACCREDITED TRAVEL AGENT | ASPEN, COLORADO

EVENTS COORDINATOR, SPECIAL PROGRAMMING FOR CORPORATE EVENTS AND PARTIES

Parker comes to us from New York City and Los Angeles. Parker has led and been involved in projects such as event production, brand management, real estate development, food and beverage, and hospitality development. Aside from over a decade of hospitality experience, some of parker’s most notable roles include opening an award winning boutique hotel on the east end of Long Island, which garnered attention and accolades from CNN, The New York Times, Conde Nast, Jetsetter and more. In addition, Parker helped launch a nationwide beverage brand where he led the West Coast expansion, directed all brand strategy and partnerships. Moreover, he has proven himself on an international level as an event and experience production guru, working on and producing music & art-driven events in major cities such New York City, Miami (Art Basel), Mexico City, San Francisco, Burning Man, Los Angeles and more. Parker knows how to take a vacation stay to another experience and still bring you your "Sense of Home". Parker graduated from the University of Denver Business School. 970.925.6638

PARKER@5STARDESTINATIONS.COM
 
EUGENIA DUNN

FINANCIAL MANAGER FOR FIVE STAR DESINATIONS

IATAN, ACCREDITED TRAVEL AGENT | GLENWOOD SPRINGS, COLORADO AND MARETTA MICHIGAN

Eugenia is a seasoned client service professional with 25 years of financial management experience. Eugenia provides financial and consulting services and managed multiple engagements in a variety of industries, including real estate, vacation rental property services, registered investment companies and tax services. Eugenia has expert knowledge of financial and capital markets and an in-depth understanding of financial analysis, financial reporting, accounting principles and tax reporting practices. She has been responsible for the successful implementation of our new state of the art reservation and accounting system. She is also responsible for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company, including direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting and system implementations. She can keep all your expenses during your stay simple and understandable to complete your vacation stay with a "Sense of Home." 970.925.6638

EUGENIA@5STARDESTINATIONS.COM

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