Real Estate as a Longer Term Investment

As presented by The KCM Blog, here's a snapshot of the past 10 years of Return on Investment for Real Estate versus the Stock Market. (January 1, 2000 - November 1, 2011.) Unbeatable prices, a wide variety of inventory and great interest rates mean now is the time to buy to invest in your future.

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Breckenridge has much to celebrate this season, including 50 years of skiing with its official birthday taking place next month on December 16. This historic date in 1961 was when the resort officially opened to the public for skiing.

The conception of building a ski resort in Breckenridge began during the late 1950s, when Bill Rounds of the Porter and Rounds Lumber Company became interested in bringing skiing to the valley. The Peak 8 Ski Area (as it was first known) opened on December 16, 1961 with one Heron double chair and a midway unloading station in addition to one short learners T-bar.
Some fun history facts from Breckenridge’s first 50 years: • Breckenridge has received approximately 17,500 inches of snow (1,416 feet) since the resort…

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The 4th annual Breckenridge Snowflake Challenge brings snow sculpting back to its roots and onto the streets of downtown Breckenridge this December as a fun kick-off and warm-up to the International Snow Sculpting Championships event late January. Sculpting sites throughout Main Street and downtown Breckenridge truly come to life over the course of the competition with amazing creations, adding to the beauty and surroundings of our perfect mountain town. The Breck Snowflake Challenge is produced by Breckenridge Associates Real Estate and the founders of Breckenridge’s International Snow Sculpture Championships as a means to develop a new generation of snow artists. Last year, “Team Breck” from the Breck Snowflake Challenge, went on to compete and place 3rd…

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We have some wonderful real estate deals for the month of November - several in Breckenridge as well as one in Silverthorne. Our selections include a steal of a deal on a prime location Breckenridge condo, a wooded Blue River home, a private Silverthorne residence with no detail spared and several other great deals! Don't miss out on these amazing real estate opportunities. Contact your Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Broker today!

1.) River Mountain Lodge, W102
What a deal! Buy a studio condominium in the heart of Breckenridge for $155,000. Wow. Ski home, walk half a block to town, park underground, visit the cozy bar and lounge and and enjoy great rental income when you are not in town. This condo has direct ski area views.

River Mountain Lodge, W102

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In its 4th year of showcasing the world’s top freeski and snowboard athletes competing in slopestyle and superpipe events, the Winter Dew Tour kicks off its nationwide tour once again at Breckenridge Ski Resort from December 15-18, 2011. 
The Winter Dew Tour consists of three major, multi-sport events spanning across the country, with a cumulative points system and a $1.5 million competitive purse. Each event features snowboard and freeskiing competitors in slopestyle and superpipe events. At season’s end, the overall point’s leaders are crowned year-end champions and awarded the prestigious Dew Cup. Public events complement the competitions, including the Festival Village, specialty competitions, and live music and parties in town. Boasting the…

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