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Low interest rates, remote learning and working, and consumers rethinking where they truly want to be in life in the geographical sense continues to drive demand in the Summit County market. The lifestyle and beauty of our mountain communities will always be desirable for homeowners and visitors. Home sales are outpacing new listings which limits gains on median pricing. New listings disappear from the market quickly. Should a particular mountain home catch your eye or tug at your heart, we encourage you to contact your Breckenridge Associates agent today!

Here are Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Top 5 Deals for September 2020.

82 Westridge Road
Ski home to this gorgeous, high-end Breckenridge property that boasts 5 bedrooms and 6 baths

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The answer to one of summer's biggest questions has finally been answered. For months, we've been listening to rumors and speculation about what will become of the 2020-2021 ski season. With last season being cut short, many of us are dreaming of the day we can be back on the mountain to immerse ourselves in winter in the best possible way- on our skis or board with family, friends, or even solo. On Aug 27, Vail Resorts announced Breckenridge Ski Resort will open for skiing and riding on Nov 13, 2020 to passholders only and by reservation. Keystone Resort opens a bit earlier for passholders on Nov 6. Skiers without season passes will be able to ski starting Dec 7 by reservation only. In a letter from Vail Resorts CEO, Rob Katz, he states, "Given how fluid

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Please take a look at our summer edition of The Source Magazine, your go-to real estate guide for Summit and Park Counties. Inside this edition you will find a sampling of our current listings, a list of questions buyers and sellers should be asking their agent for today’s market, statistics for the top 5 real estate offices in Breckenridge, and our own summer insider tips. Be sure to take in one or all three of the best summer half-day activities before summer winds down- it’s going by fast. Homes for sale are going even faster! Should you see a mountain home that catches your eye while browsing our listings, contact one of our 18 real estate experts today at 970.453.2200.

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In the cool High-Country mountains, our temps don’t get too hot, but the real estate market sure does! The Summit County sales volume is currently 1.5 million dollars higher than this time last year. Record low interest rates on mortgages, low inventory and lack of space for new builds have turned the market scorching hot. Buyers don’t want to miss out on an opportunity to own a home in the place they love.

Here are Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Top 5 Deals for August 2020.

107 North Harris Street #106
Walk to everything from this nicely furnished 2 bedroom 2 bathroom in the heart of Breckenridge. Only 2 blocks to Main Street and 3 blocks to the gondola. Enjoy underground parking and easy first floor access as well as updated counters,

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Hiking is a popular Summit County activity for both visitors and local alike. For those unfamiliar with the area, a quick Google search, a visit to the Welcome Center or asking frontline workers is a good way to get information on which trails to take in. It’s no surprise that the most popular trails are mentioned time and time again. On the weekends or busiest summer days, parking can sometimes be hard to come by and hikers may find themselves one of hundreds making their way up at these beloved sites. For a hiker hoping for a bit of solitude during peak periods, avoiding the hot spots is the best bet. Because we love sharing our knowledge of the area, we’re going to let you in on some great secret trail options that don’t make the “most popular” lists.

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Our Summit County summers are short and most of us want to squeeze out every last drop before the snow starts falling again. With the temps taking a big dive as soon as the sun gets low in the sky, it can be a bit too frigid to enjoy a drink or meal in an outdoor living area. Fire pits and patio heaters are ideal to stay cozy while enjoying some more outdoor time. For you and your guests to be safe and in line with new county ordinances, we’ve put together some helpful information for fire pits and outdoor patio heating.

Fire Pits and Chimineas: You don’t have to be a pyromaniac to love sitting around a nice fire on a cool Summit County evening. Many mountain homes come equipped with outdoor fire pits ranging from manmade with a wood-burning ring of

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It’s a history-making summer in Breckenridge with the first-ever Main Street walking mall. The concept has been a long-time topic of prospect and Summer 2020 seemed like the right time to give it a try. The real estate market remains steady, proving that Breckenridge is where people want to be for relaxation, refuge, and rejuvenation.

Here are Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Top 5 Deals for July 2020

River Mountain Lodge Condo, Unit E 122
Best Condo Location in Breckenridge. This beautiful 1 bedroom, 1 bath Ski-In Property is located on the corner of Park Ave. and Ski Hill Rd., featuring 2 balconies overlooking the Blue River, only steps away from the Breckenridge Riverwalk Center. The complex includes an updated fitness center, hot tubs

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For 60 years, the National Repertory Orchestra has helped young musicians prepare for their respective professional musical careers while simultaneously uplifting our community. Each year, over 1,000 young adults from around the world audition for the NRO with hopes of being chosen for one of only 89 spots. The young musicians who are selected spend 8 weeks in Breckenridge where they gain training through performances in Summit County, master classes and workshops.

The NRO has been based in Breckenridge for the past 35 years. In years past, our community and our visitors have been enriched with exhilarating performances by the NRO every summer. The musical selections range from classical masterworks to modern pop to entertain people of all ages and

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Whitewater Rafting:  Like a mini roller coaster, except in the water and with better scenery. Whitewater rafting is the most thrilling High Country summer adventure although slow and more relaxing trips are also available for those who prefer a mellow outing or have small children. Performance Tours Rafting begins their season on June 1, 2020. They’ve taken all the necessary precautions to deliver the best rafting trip possible for their 34th year in business. Their best-selling trip runs through Browns Canyon, one of the most popular whitewater rafting trips in North America.

Hiking: The hundreds of hiking trails in Summit County range from handicap accessible at Sapphire Point to the ultimate hiking experience of summiting the 14,000 foot Quandary

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It may seem impossible to grow flowers at our high altitude with the intense sun, a short growing season, wildlife, and less oxygen, but take a walk down Main Street Breckenridge during the summer and you’ll see otherwise. Our town goes from winter white to an explosion of color. All day long in the summer, we see visitors posing with and snapping pics of the flowers growing from the earth, in baskets and planters. Maybe you’d like to plant some of your own and have wondered what types do best in our climate and where to start.

Fire Resistance:

Adding flowers to the landscape of your home can help create a defensible space. Because plant choice and maintenance are critical in this regard, Colorado State University (CSU) has published a fact

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