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Spring Home Projects for Summit County Homeowners

Spring is always a great time for home projects. Whether your budget is small, or you’ve got splurge funds set aside, our list covers it all.

How to choose what to do first? If time or cost limits you from tackling everything on the list, start out with the most important ones first. Anything old or broken will need immediate attention.

It can be hard to find vendors or contractors if Summit County, but our agents are here to offer advice, contact information, and references for the smallest to biggest jobs on this list.


  1. Restyle bookshelves.
  2. Update wall art and framed photos.
  3. Prep planter pots and outdoor furniture.
  4. Flip mattresses.
  5. Change smoke detector and CO…

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2023 Quarter 1: A Recalibrating Market

So far, 2023 has seen a record low number of sales across Summit County with 229 sales in Q1. 2009 was the last time when the number of sales county-wide for the year was below 1,000. However, average sold prices for all property types are approximately double those of 2009. Once again affirming that the Summit County market remains a haven for investable assets while most markets around the country experience turbulence.

2023 Quarter 1 Housing Market Stats for Summit County, CO

Low Inventory, High Demand

While the number of sales across the county has decreased, the average sold price for all property types in Breckenridge has continued to appreciate throughout Q1 at 6.72%. The average sold price for Breckenridge condos is up 13.94% versus 2022, while the…

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Top 5 Luxury Properties in Summit County, April 2023

Spring is historically when the real estate season starts to gain momentum. Everyone who fell in love with Breckenridge over the winter holidays is beginning their search for the perfect property for their family’s future memories. If you’re considering listing your property in 2023, now is the time to reach out to your BARE broker to ensure your property is a part of the fresh excitement that comes with the start of home buying season.

Breckenridge Associates Real Estate’s Top 5 luxury properties for April 2023:

Gold Camp II #86

A completely remodeled Gold Camp II condo in the heart of Breckenridge. No stone left unturned for this remodel. Reconfigured and highly desired floorplan,…

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Get to Know SustainableBreck

In 2008, the Town of Breckenridge committed to finding a course of action that would protect our incredible natural resources and ensure their longevity for future generations. The SustainableBreck Plan was created to outline the town’s climate action plan for implementing zero waste, clean energy, water efficiency, and destination management initiatives.

Trash Less, Recycle More with Pay as You Throw

Pay As You Throw – In an effort to increase recycling and decrease the amount of waste in our landfills, Summit County is introducing the Pay As You Throw (PAYT) program. Pay As You Throw programs have successfully helped other communities decrease the amount of waste going to landfills. Pay As You Throw will offer…

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Top 5 Luxury Properties in Summit County, March 2023

Dedicated powder hounds have known for years that Ullr bestows some of the best snow of the year in March, and there’s a noticeable extra spring in the step of everyone in town as the clocks move forward and we gain an additional hour of sunlight. Check out our Top 5 Luxury Properties in Summit County if you’re ready to make March’s fresh powder and bluebird days a yearly reality for your family.

Breckenridge Associates Real Estate’s Top 5 Listings for March 2023:

Mountain Side Condo Unit #217

Beautifully remodeled 1-bedroom with great views of Mount Royal! Granite counters, luxury vinyl flooring, new cabinets, texture, paint, and lighting throughout. Enjoy the county connected bike…

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Elevated Eating: Breckenridge's Farm to Table Restaurants

Farm to Table Restaurants in Breckenridge Colorado | Breckenridge Associates Real Estate

Visiting Breckenridge is an experience in every aspect of the word. From the adventures our awe-inspiring mountains hold to the memories created in town, visiting our Main Street shops, and gathering with loved ones for delicious meals at our locally owned restaurants - Breckenridge is a special place for families across generations. The next time you’re in town with your family, treat them to a meal they’ll all love at one of our innovative farm to table restaurants highlighted here:


Relatively new to Breckenridge, Rootstalk has quickly established itself as one of the most sought-after dining experiences in town since opening in December 2020.

Open daily for après from…

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20 Easy Weekend Home Projects

With Spring just around the corner, we put together a list of 20 easy weekend home projects that can be accomplished in just a couple hours so you’re not missing time with your loved ones, while still staying on top of home maintenance.


1. Make your home more welcoming.

The exterior entrance is a commonly overlooked area of the home, but it’s also where the first interaction you have with your guests takes place. Make sure your guests’ first impression is a welcoming one! Easy to see house numbers, a new porch light fixture, a fresh coat of paint or stain on the front door, and a new door mat and/or boot scraper are small changes that make a major difference in livening up your home’s…

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Alpine Touring in Summit County

Skier alpine touring in Summit County, ColoradoIf you’ve ever looked out over snow covered terrain just outside of the groomed and monitored trails of the ski resort and wondered what it would be like to ski but haven’t taken the leap into the backcountry out of concern of terrain and avalanche danger, alpine touring may be for you! Alpine touring is the perfect choice for someone who doesn’t consider themselves to be a hardcore adventure extremist, but still wants to experience the backcountry on skis or a snowboard.

Luckily, Summit County offers plenty of options for those who want a “green run” type of backcountry experience! Something mellow for days when you want skis underfoot, but more peace and solitude than will be found where there are lift lines.

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Top Renovation Trends for 2023

In a housing market like Summit County, which is predominately made up of investment properties and second homes, making upgrades and continuous renovations is always beneficial to maintaining and increasing your home’s value. Whether you’re considering a whole home transformation or planning to make small upgrades throughout the year, we’ve compiled a list of the top renovation trends you can expect to see sweeping through homes in 2023.

Energy Efficiency

Picture of home with solar panels on the roof and mountains in the background.

Featured property: 887 Gold Run road, Breckenridge | MLS# S1039625

Making energy efficient improvements to your home won’t just pay off when it comes time to sell! Save money on energy bills now by making small but powerful upgrades to your home. One big…

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Love is in the air this month and you’re going to fall head over heels with our Top 5 Deals for February 2023! As the Summit County housing market began to correct itself in 2022 following the all-time highs we saw in 2021, it has become even more essential to work with a broker who is focused solely on the local market. Our team of brokers are the local experts on Summit County living and are ready to assist you in finding the property of your dreams!

Breckenridge Associates Real Estate’s Top 5 Deals for February 2023:


An unbelievable opportunity to own a 1.5 Acre buildable lot that backs up to national forest in Alma, CO. Located at the base of Lincoln and Bross…

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