Summit County Real Estate News, Local Happenings & Home Care Tips | Breckenridge Associates Real Estate - Blog Archive: 2019

Looking for the perfect Christmas present? Maybe a home in Breckenridge would be a good choice! Start creating your holiday memories in Breckenridge. The town is a winter wonderland with the streets glistening with fresh snow and twinkling lights. The holiday rush is just around the corner!

Here are Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Top 5 Deals for December 2019.

158 Starlit Lane
Vintage Blue River Chalet. Rare sunny hilltop location on the largest site at 0.95 acres, in an area with great expansion potential. Quiet Dead End Street. 28’ high ceilings, open living area, charming and functional. Three bedrooms, a loft and library, and two bathrooms. Master Suite with Bathroom and walk-in closet. Magical views 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.…

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Current U.S. Mortgage rates are favorable and top economists predict that rates for the end of 2019 will average between 3.8 percent and 4 percent for 30-year fixed rates. According to Freddie Mac, only one year ago in 2018, a 30-year fixed rate mortgage was 4.81 percent, thus showing a sharp decline in today’s rates. It’s interesting to note that in a year-over-year comparison for the week ending November 21, 2019, 30-year rates stood at 3.66 percent. In addition, mortgages have shown a steady decline throughout 2019, with the historic low for 30-year rates at 3.31 percent in November 2012.

Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and the Mortgage Bankers Association predict these favorable conditions are likely continue for the foreseeable future, good news for…

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Team Breck Sports Club has been an integral part of the Breckenridge community for more than 30 years, serving youth skiing and snowboarding athletes of Summit County and the Front Range. The Team Breck Sports Club coaching staff provides expert experience and guidance to encourage young athletes to reach their goals both on and off the mountain. A variety of disciplines are offered, including alpine skiing, freeride skiing and big mountain skiing. Over the years, Team Breck Sports Club athletes have truly excelled and have been a part of the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Olympic Team, U.S. World Champion Team, U.S. National Junior and Senior Champions, Junior Olympians, and NCAA All Americans. Some very exciting accolades for local athletes!

We encourage…

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As the official ski season kicks off, Breckenridge becomes the choice destination for many snow lovers visiting Summit County. It’s not unusual to see—after visitors fall in love with our wonderful town and vibrant community, our world-class ski area and myriad of other winter activities—that they may spend a day or two exploring real estate opportunities. Sometimes the itch is for a ski condo, sometimes a welcoming home where family and friends can gather all year to enjoy our mountain paradise. Often these "maybe I really do want a place in Breck" end up hesitating. There are lots of reasons why, but often we hear, “Maybe prices will go down,” or “Maybe sellers will be more willing to negotiate next year,” along with other market-related musings. Our…

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Bring on the snow Ullr and Happy Ski Season! Most of the Summit County ski resorts have their opening day right around the corner (or the lifts have already running). We are set for another epic ski season, with some amazing storms already leaving their mark. If you are considering spending more time in the high country this season, think about calling Breckenridge home this winter.

Here are Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Top 5 for November 2019.

6955 Ryan Gulch Road, Unit 6955 - UNDER CONTRACT
This 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom townhome must be seen to appreciate the wonderful setting. It’s conveniently located near the bus stop and has quick access to Open Space trails. It is perfect for either the local owner or investment buyer and has three…

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It’s been a very busy and exciting summer and fall for everyone at Breckenridge Associates Real Estate. We’ve been working tirelessly as we engage with our clients, helping them achieve their real estate goals in Breckenridge and throughout greater Summit County. With the spectacular variety of activities, adventures and conveniences available in our local community—things that make living here so rewarding —we’re proud our clients want to call Breckenridge home, too.

We have made it our goal to be your trusted, local real estate experts in Breckenridge and Summit County. Year-to-date statistics allow us to see how we measure up against brokerages in the area, and we’re happy to report that Breckenridge Associates Real Estate—and the work we do for…

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"Wake Up Breckenridge" Free Coffee & Mug

“Wake Up Breckenridge” is a much-anticipated tradition and the official community kick-off to Breckenridge Ski Resort’s Opening Day, inviting everyone to enjoy free coffee! Head to one of several local Breckenridge coffee shops at 7a.m. yearly in November (2020 date TBD). Enjoy free coffee and snag a commemorative mug! Breckenridge Ski Resort asks that everyone participating bring canned food donations to their chosen coffee shop in a sweet and worthy exchange for your coffee mug. The canned food collected that morning will be donated to our local Family Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) food bank. There are plenty of places to get your java on, including Starbucks, Clint’s Bakery & Coffee House, Cool River…

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WELCOME BACK, WINTER!

Here in the mountains, winter takes center stage and is always welcomed back! Sure, we love our other seasons too, but the return of winter is cause for celebration and Breckenridge never passes up an opportunity to throw a party! We couldn't be happier that the most beloved signature events of the season are returning in their full glory and we invite you to join us for winter 2021-2022. 

For anyone who dreams of a postcard-perfect Christmas holiday, we can’t think of a better place than right here in our beautiful little mountain town. The Riverwalk Center turns into a living Winter Wonderland with a display of 250,000 LED lights. Dozens of towering Aspens adorned with white lights create a magical setting, illuminating the…

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Winter may be a slow selling season in most parts of the county, but in our mountain home, this is a vibrant and exciting time. Visitors who enjoy the wonderful winter sports Breckenridge has to offer pour into town, and often they take time off the mountain to check out what’s on the market. Although winter has its challenges for sellers, there are things you can do that will keep your home buyer-ready throughout the winter months.

Showcase the year-round beauty of your home.

The pristine blanket of snow is a huge appeal for some buyers, but it helps if they can picture your home during other seasons. If you have pictures of your landscaping or flower gardens at their best, create a photo album that interested buyers can look at when they…

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Shorter days, crisp air, yellow and orange leaves with a dusting of snow on the mountain peaks reminds us that the seasons never stay the same. The fall season is upon us and soon the mountains will be beautiful hues of gold and orange. And as quickly as fall arrived, so will the Summit County winters. These Top 5 deals will be sure hit for ski season!

Here are Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Top 5 for October 2019.

570 Whispering Pines Circle
Exceptional property with a floor plan that's hard to beat and views that inspire. Large, open kitchen/living/dining room space, with vaulted ceilings and big windows throughout, allowing for an abundance of natural light. Very private master suite on top level with large closets and beautiful…

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