According to a recent study completed by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation in Seattle, they ranked top areas throughout the United States for the highest life expectancy.  Summit County is one out of five counties in Colorado with the highest life expectancy.  The county ranked ninth overall in the longest lift expectancy for men.

A lot of life expectancy is contributed to lifestyle.  The lifestyle in the Colorado High Country is filled with hiking, biking, skiing, and outdoor recreation.  Here, we tend to do more activities than in other places around the country.  The high country is home to two National Forests and seven National Wilderness areas.  There is not a shortage of places to escape to take in the beauty of nature.   According…

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Springtime is quickly slipping away to summer.  The temperatures are starting to warm up and the snow is melting.  Soon, the only trace of winter that will be left is a few patches on the Ten Mile Range.  The first quarter statistics showed that the Breckenridge and Summit County markets were on track for a better year.  The month of April was a bit slower than the previous months, but that is typical as the visitors leave town and Breckenridge returns to quiet a mountain town. 

For the month of April 2014, the Breckenridge residential market saw 52 properties sold, down from April 2013 when 67 residential properties sold.  Last month, there were 20 single family homes that sold, 4 duplex homes, 23 condos and 4 townhomes that sold.  An impressive sign…

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As Breckenridge springs forward into May locals reflect about the incredible 2014 Ski Season, a record high snow year with snow packed slopes, ski tales of hiking and skiing the new Peak 6 trails and anticipation for summertime in the Rockies. It's time to get your hiking and biking gear ready!

There is a highlighted anticipation about our upcoming summer real estate season. The Breckenridge market has seen a boost with buyers activity and winter sales. Inventory is low so if you are considering selling, now is the time to contact  Breckenridge Associates to get your property ready for this years summer sale!

Here are the Top 5 Real Estate Deals for May 2014.

Crystal Peaks- The Gondola Connection
Situated right on the beachfront of Peak 7,…

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For over 19 years, the Town of Breckenridge hosts the annual Breckenridge Town Party to thank the locals for all their dedicated work during the winter.  It is also a time to kickoff the start of summer in the high country- one of the best seasons there is!  This summer, join us at the Riverwalk Center on Friday, June 13th, 2014, from 4:30 to 9 p.m.  Enjoy free music, by the Wheeler Brothers, socializing, Town Photo, and much more fun for the entire family!  There will be food and drinks available for purchase.  So pack your picnic blanket and camping chairs…join us for a beautiful summer evening. 

Following the Town Party, on Saturday and Sunday, June 14th and 15th, join the town of Breckenridge for Kingdom Days.  This celebration kicks off summer…

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