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August 2016

Found 4 blog entries for August 2016.

Summer in Summit and Park Counties are traditionally our busiest season for real estate sales and this summer seems no different. A strong jobs report for July and record low mortgage rates contribute to the strength of the resort real estate market. In fact, as of August 11th, jumbo 30 year fixed rate mortgages moved to a record low for the second consecutive week.

Some important local trends to note include continuing appreciation and quick absorption. There are approximately 30% fewer active residential listings on the market than this time last year, properties are selling faster than ever, values are up, and homes are selling at 95%-98% of listing price. Depending on location and type, we are seeing properties spending only half or fewer days on

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Although Summit County still has a lot of summer left, it is time to start thinking about the 2016-2017 ski season. There are a few exceptional values on the market today and Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Top 5 deals are just the beginning. Buy now and be all set for the winter!

River Mountain Lodge, Unit W-311
The popular River Mountain Lodge is located in the heart of Breckenridge. Ski-in on the Four O'clock Ski Run, walk to the gondola a couple blocks away or hop on a free shuttle bus out front. An easy one-block walk to Breckenridge Main Street to visit all of the shops and restaurants. Stroll along the Blue River path to the Riverwalk Center for a concert or other events. This is a top floor condo unit with a Murphy bed in the living

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No one wants to leave money on the table.

We've all heard the stories about the fortunes made in real estate- and there is such a thing as a make-me-move price. But what if you truly want to sell your property in a timely and efficient manner? Then all the factors matter- marketing, curb appeal, staging, and of course- price.

When buying a property, we all start with a price range. Active buyers are doing the same- so your property must stack up against everything else that is not just currently on the market, but also properties that have sold in the recent past. Not just for the purpose of appealing to the buyers sense of value- if a purchase is going to be financed with an underwritten loan, part of the approval process includes looking at

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All good things must end, but the great thing about the end of mountain summer means that powder days are approaching. High country dwellers feel a serious responsibility to make the most of every bit of summer weather, and Summit and Park County wrestle every last drop out of summer with events celebrating food, drink, history, music, arts and athletics. But the transition from high summer into fall is also a great time to explore trails and open spaces as the aspen begin to morph into their annual display of gold. Both hiking and biking offer the dual payoffs of breathtaking views and ski conditioning- as the days begin to shorten there is no denying ski season is around the corner. Why not get your workout in the great outdoors? And as for those

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