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August 2011

Found 7 blog entries for August 2011.

We’ve all experienced uncertainty in the stock market the past several years. While we’ve seen some good times in the marketplace, we’ve again been reminded this week of how volatile the stock market is with a gut wrenching 635-point fall on the Dow Jones on Monday, a 429-point rally on Tuesday and another 519-point tumble Wednesday.

The roller coaster of the current Stock Market continues and might make you consider investing your money elsewhere to further diversify your portfolio. Returns on the stock market perform best as long term investments, but when you compare 1990-2010, a 20-year time frame, you see an average annual growth of 5.4% depending on exactly when you invested, according an article on www.investmentpropertycentral.com. High Federal…
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Breckenridge Hits The Big Time Hosting The Stage 5 Finish Of The US Pro Cycling Challenge on Main Street!

This event is going to be A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!

The USA Pro Cycling Challenge, running from August 22-28, 2011, is a grueling, 600 mile, 7-day race through the most majestic and treacherous terrain Colorado and the Rocky Mountains have to offer. 16 international teams. 128 of the gutsiest riders. One great race.

The Tour De France top three finishers are confirmed to race in this epic cycling event! Cadel Evans, Andy Schleck and Frank Schleck will headline the race along with Top American Rider (Colorado's Own) Tom Danielson and Italian Ivan Basso.

Don't miss the chance to watch this inaugural race that is rumored to be the biggest spectator event in Colorado…
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Let’s take a look at a few exceptional values on the market today. Here are our Top 5 Real Estate picks for the month of August - a condo on a ski run a creek and in-town, a screaming Frisco 4 bedroom property deal, a great golf course home, a deal that's all about the water and finally, a deal in one of Breckenridge's finest neighborhoods. Watch the video for our Top 5 picks and view the property detail by clicking the links below. Contact your Breckenridge Associates Broker to learn more about the real estate deals featured here.



1.) Wildwood Lodge Condo, Breckenridge
1 bedroom, located in town, right off a ski run and right on a beautiful little creek. This is a gem!
Wildwood Lodge Condo, Breckenridge - $219,000

2.) Peak One Condo, Breckenridge
Located…
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Vail Resorts, the U. S. Forest Service and Breckenridge Town Council are still coming to terms on proposed Peak 6 Expansion of the Breckenridge Ski Resort.

A Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) was released by the Forest Service for public review in June, and the review period was recently extended through August 26, 2011. The general public can review and comment on the DEIS online at www.BreckenridgePeak6.com.

Breckenridge Ski Resort recently suggested it would support Alternative 2 in the DEIS (minus the proposed on-mountain restaurant), which includes 550 new acres of lift-served and hike-to terrain on Peak 6 within the ski area boundaries, the installation of a six-person detachable lift based on Peak 7 with a mid-point station on Peak 6 and…
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Breckenridge Hits The Big Time Hosting The Stage 5 Finish Of The US Pro Cycling Challenge on Main Street!

This event is going to be A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!
The USA Pro Cycling Challenge, running from August 22-28, 2011, is a grueling, 600 mile, 7-day race through the most majestic and treacherous terrain Colorado and the Rocky Mountains have to offer. 16 international teams. 128 of the gutsiest riders. One great race.

The Tour De France top three finishers are confirmed to race in this epic cycling event! Cadel Evans, Andy Schleck and Frank Schleck will headline the race along with Top American Rider (Colorado's Own) Tom Danielson and Italian Ivan Basso.

Don't miss the chance to watch this inaugural race that is rumored to be the biggest spectator event in Colorado…
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It’s very much “on trend” to pay off your home loan early, according to a recent article by Money MSN article contributed by Sally Herigstad for Bankrate.com which we’ve summarized below. There are many ways to pay down your mortgage and you could come out on top in the end. You’ll find some ways of paying off the mortgage are safer and faster than others. Consider an option might work for you and save some money along the way.

Pay More
Paying even just a little more on your principal each month can shorten the length of your loan. Plug your own loan and interest rates into this mortgage calculator and see how this strategy can benefit you.

The lower the principal gets, the more each payment from then on is applied to the principal as less goes to cover…
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