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Colorado homebuilders will be required to install carbon-monoxide detectors in new homes under a proposal signed into law in March.

House Bill 1091 takes effect July 1 requiring installation of the detectors in new and resold homes near bedrooms as well as rented apartments and homes.

The legislation was introduced after the death of Denver investment banker Parker Lofgren and his family. Lofgren, 39; his wife Caroline, 42; and their children, Owen, 10, and Sophie, 8, were found dead in a multimillion-dollar home near Aspen on Nov. 27, 2008, victims of carbon-monoxide poisoning. The family had won a holiday weekend stay in the home through a fundraiser.

In January, University of Denver graduate student Lauren Johnson died in her apartment - also…

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A tax credit of up to $8,000 is available for qualified first-time home buyers purchasing a principal residence on or after January 1, 2009 and before December 1, 2009. Unlike the tax credit enacted in 2008, the new credit does not have to be repaid.

Contact your Broker/Partner to learn more at, or call 800.774.7970.

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Do you know the amount spent on Home Improvement projects for New Buyers verses Repeat Buyers and New Homes verses previously owned homes?

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Year to date 2009 (through May 5th) - Twelve of the 44 single family home sales in the Breckenridge area were transacted through Breckenridge Associates Real Estate.  Three of those sales, Breckenridge Associates represented both the Buyer and Seller.  Breckenridge Associates has sold more single family homes than any other brokerage by a considerable margin. 
Considering selling your home? Talk to the Home Town Team. List with Breckenridge Associates Real Estate by May 15 to be included in The Source Magazine, the largest and most well-known Summit County Buyer's Tool.

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It's a beautiful bluebird day in the high country. Spring has arrived. Check out the five-day forecast.

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