National pending home sales were down slightly in February, but remain notably above the pattern in the first half of last year, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, eased 0.5 percent to 96.5 in February from 97.0 in January but is 9.2 percent above February 2011 when it was 88.4. The data reflects contracts but not closings.
Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, says we’re seeing the continuation of a higher sales pattern due to an elevated number of sales contracts so far this year. “If activity is sustained near present levels, existing-home sales will see their best performance in five years. Based on all of the factors in the current market,…

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Spring Fever wraps up this coming weekend with two awesome bands performing live at the base of Peak 8 on Saturday and Sunday, April 14-15. Toots and the Maytals take the stage Saturday and Rusted Root performs Sunday. Concerts are from 2-5pm and are free. Additionally, Breckenridge Ski Resort is extending the ski season through April. The resort will be open for skiing and riding – Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 20-22 and April 27-29.
Winter Season Operation, 2011-2012 2011 - 2012 Winter Season: November 11, 2011 - April 15, 2012  Extended season: April 20-22 and April 27-29, 2012
Base Area Lifts Open:   8AM - 4PM Gondola Open:    8:00AM - 5PM Gold Runner Coaster Open:    11AM - 4PM *Hours subject to change
On-Mountain Chair Lift Hours…

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We've made our selections for April's Top 5 Real Estate Deals list. We have 5 great deals - each under $400k. Now is the time to buy real estate in Breckenridge, Summit County and Park County. Contact your Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Broker/Partner to learn more about the real estate opportunities in Breckenridge. Contact our team today at 970.453.2200. 
And, now for our Top 5 Real Estate Deals for April 2012.

1.) Valley of the Blue Lot, Breckenridge
The first property is a ¾ of an acre lot just south of town, on the blue river, with amazing views of Quandary Mountain for just under 100K! $99,999
                 Valley of the Blue Lot, Breckenridge - $99,999

2.) Ski & Racquet Club, Breckenridge
Our second selection this month is a…

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