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Any way you slice the real estate market in Summit County, Breckenridge Associates Real Estate is proudly always at or near the top of the list. By dollar volume, by number of transactions, and whether considering all of Summit County, or Breckenridge only- you’ll find our name up top. We don’t have the most brokers; we are efficient, professional and our clients return and they trust us with their friends and loved ones. We are extremely proud to serve our clients and community with quality service and attention.

While the overall economic indicators are somewhat of a mixed bag right now, most economists seem to agree that the soft spots can be attributed to the recent slew of natural and manmade disasters- the hurricanes have cause some to put

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The Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival, also known as Still on the Hill, takes over the Riverwalk Center in downtown Breckenridge October 20-22, 2017.

Breckenridge is the proud home of the award winning Breckenridge Distillery, which opened in 2007 on the front side of the expanding craft spirits market. In fact, just 60 craft distillers existed in 2003, and today there are over 760. The thirst for the award-winning libations lead to a recent expansion and addition of a restaurant, making the new Breckenridge Distillery a real feather in the cap of the mountain town dining experience. Be sure to check them out in the new facility on Airport Road or pop by the Tasting Room for a quick nip on Main Street’s Blue River Plaza.

A new player in

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Consumer confidence is at a sixteen year high per the latest Consumer Confidence Index. “Consumer confidence increased in August following a moderate improvement in July,” said Lynn Franco, director of Economic Indicators at The Conference Board in a statement. “Consumers’ more buoyant assessment of present-day conditions was the primary driver of the boost in confidence, with the Present Situation Index continuing to hover at a 16-year high.”

While strong consumer confidence numbers can signal increased willingness to borrow, which is a good indicator of a potential rise in real estate sales, it is important to remember some truths about buying, selling and holding your mountain home. Resort real estate tends to exist in a “snow globe” where demand

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Winter is knocking at the door. We have already seen the high peaks with their first dusting of snow and we have officially pulled our down jackets out the closet. Now is a great time of year to make Breckenridge a place where you can start creating family memories this coming ski season.

Here are Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Top 5 deals for October 2017.

35 Mountain Thunder Drive, Unit 5106
Spacious one bedroom condo unit, with garage parking located in the heart of Breckenridge! Beautiful outdoor heated pool and hot tubs. Ski back at the end of the day on the Ski Way Sky Way to the condominium, and walk in the under road tunnel to hop on the Gondola or catch a free shuttle bus. Easy walk to Main Street, the Arts District and the

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It comes as no surprise to most, as we reflect upon another summer real estate sales season, that the market up here was hot- and not just because at this altitude we are closer to the sun.

So what are the numbers to back up the armchair analysis that things really seemed to be moving?

The Land Title Company’s data, as compiled from the actual recorded transactions at the County Clerk and Recorder’s office, show this:

  • In 2017 vs 2016, the average single-family home sale price in Summit County was up 18%, and multi-family unit was up 12%.
  • The percentage change year to date change from 2017 as compared to 2016 shows a dollar volume increase of 41% and an 11% increase in volume.
  • The average sale price for all types of residential in all
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While season pass pricing has pushed up past rock bottom pricing, season passes are a deal no matter how you slice it. With Epic Pass pricing starting at $419 for a four-day’er up to $859 for an unrestricted, unlimited Epic Pass with access to 15 resorts, it’s tough to go wrong. While Vail Resorts advertises the Epic Pass as up to 45% off lift ticket pricing, try this math on for size. Buy the Epic Local Pass for $639, ski just 150 days, and you’ll amortize that pass at UNDER FIVE BUCKS A DAY. We make no promises about how this may impact the rest of your life, but your quads, your goggle tan and your smile should all be cranked up to eleven.

Is this the year you catapult your skiing to the next level? Then this is the month to commit to the gym. Get

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There are many moments at altitude that literally and figuratively take your breath away, but the changing of the aspen trees has to rate right up there with the best. So now that you’ve had a chance to recover from all your summer activities, it’s time to get back outside and experience the show. Hikes and rides in aspen groves should be at the very top of your list for fall in Summit County. Many travel experts list the Colorado high country amongst the best global bucket list leaf peeping options. So in other words, don’t miss it!

If you prefer to admire plants for the grapes, and then the wine, that they provide, be sure to plan to be in town for the Breckenridge Wine Classic. September 14-16th are the dates of this wine and food celebration.

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Cool crisp mountain air…shorter days…dusting of snow on the high mountain peaks. The seasons are rapidly changing. The aspen trees are starting to turn their vibrant yellow, orange, and red hues. Soon the mountains will beautiful waves of gold and orange. The winter ski season is just around the corner.

Here are Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Top 5 Deals.

191 Campion Trail
Build your dream home and walk downtown to celebrate! Just off Wellington Road and a short stroll to town. The free shuttle just across the street and it will whisk you to the gondola in two minutes. Great views of Peak 6 all the way through the jagged section of Peaks 3 and 2 to Buffalo Mountain. Private, quiet neighborhood, with only 12 lots on this exclusive

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The Farmer’s Almanac calls for the winter of 2017/2018 to be warmer than normal with above average precipitation. Heck yeah! That’s a weather prediction we can get behind. Who doesn’t love sunny powder days?

In the slightly more scientific world of Labor and Employment statistics, The July Jobs report also held happy surprises- perhaps the economic version of a sunny powder day. Says Fortune Magazine, “Job growth was solid, but not strong enough to spook the Fed. Wage growth picked up, but not enough to threaten inflation. Discouraged workers began making their way back into the job market, indicating that despite an unemployment rate of just 4.3%, there’s still some slack to fuel future growth. An important milestone was passed: the Hamilton Project

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Summer is winding down, but we still have plenty of activities planned as fall starts up…so the fun isn’t over yet! Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Top 5 properties featured for August would be wonderful mountain getaways for your family and friends. There is still a little bit of summer left, so don’t let the time slip away.

Here are Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Top 5 Real Estate Deals for August 2017.

169 County Road 670
PRICED REDUCED EVERY FRIDAY UNTIL UNDER CONTRACT! A truly spectacular Colorado log home with easy access from Highway 9 and just 11 minutes from Breckenridge. Huge naturally hewn log construction, 5,213 finished square feet with another large additional 2 car garage/workshop in addition to the heated 3 car garage.

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