Snow Sculpture Championships, 2015, final night

Jan. 31, 2015

Teams from Ukraine, Germany, Lithuania, Mongolia, Mexico, Spain, Argentina, France, China and the U.S. finished their snow sculptures at 10 am today in the  International Snow Sculpture Championships held in Breckenridge for the 25th time.

Teams from the states of Vermont, Alaska and the hometown Breckenridge team were part of this year's competition, as well. 

Temperatures were unusually warm all week for this year's competition, and on the final hour the sky became extremely overcast. "I'm afraid you're getting the wrong impression of Breckenridge," was overhead while the teams worked to polish their sculptures from top to pavement.

Several teams had worked through the night to get their sculptures finished. Spectators…

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Happy New Year.  The Breckenridge and Summit County real estate market closed out 2014 with continued signs that the market is maintaining.  The number of properties sold in the Summit County residential real estate market outperformed year-end 2013 by almost 8.5 percent.  The Breckenridge residential market had only a slight gain of one percent.  A positive is that properties are selling at a consistent rate with a significantly lower number of showings. 

For the month of December, all sectors of the real estate market remained flat or outperformed December 2013. 

In Breckenridge, there were 19 single family homes, 4 duplex homes, 27 condos, and 8 townhomes that sold in the month of December 2014.

Overall for the entire county, 52 single…

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The holidays have come and gone, but the snow continues to fall. Breckenridge Ski Resort is 100 percent open for the season! There is still plenty of time in the ski season to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to make Breckenridge your home.

Here are January’s Top 5 real estate deals in Summit County. 

211 Sherwood Lane
Complete Remodel in 2006! Lovely Home in a Serene Setting surrounded by Mature Spruce Trees. Beautiful Gourmet Kitchen, Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite Counters and 2 Ranges! Large & Spacious Master Bed & Bath with separate Shower and Jetted Soaker Tub. Oversized 3 Car Garage, Hot Tub off the Back Deck, and another Deck on the front. A True Mountain Retreat and only 8 minutes to Breckenridge.
MLS# S388310

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The holiday season has come and gone.  We at Breckenridge Associates Real Estate hope that you had a memorable time with family and friends.  Snow continues to blanket the high country.  And along with the snow, comes some unforgettable Breckenridge events for the month of January. So, here are a couple events that Breckenridge Associates Real Estate would like to highlight this month. 

Ullr Fest
Grab your Viking horns and come celebrate the snow!  Join the Town of Breckenridge January 11-17th, 2015 for the traditional Ullr Fest.  In its 52 year, Breckenridge invites all those that love the snow to come and party to Ullr, the norse snow god.  Every year, Ullr blesses Breckenridge with some of the finest snow in the Rocky Mountains.   To thank…

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