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With magnificent scenery and outdoor activities all 12 months of the year, Breckenridge is an ideal location for a vacation rental home that can earn secondary income or help cover expenses. In fact, Summit County is such a great location that there are approximately 8750 vacation rentals with nearly half of those in Breckenridge alone. With increasing competition and an ever‐changing array of short‐term regulations, it’s important to make your vacation home appealing to prospective guests. We have recommendations to help your home stand out and maximize your rental income. 

  1.       High quality photos: You can have a beautifully‐written description of your home, but the vast majority of potential guests are only going to look at the photos in the
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The slopes are closed and the summer vibes are coming in strong. We’ve got the comprehensive summer forecast on fun here in Breckenridge for Summer 2021.  

Many of the most popular summer activities are already underway:  the Vail Pass shuttles are running, both Frisco and Dillon marinas are open for watercraft rentals, and horses are carrying riders up the mountain on Peak 9. The Breckenridge Rec Center and Stephen C West Ice Rink are fully open and operating. 

Breck Create activities resume June 5 and will include sessions with visiting artists, bike-in movies on June 23, July 28 and Aug 25, the Banff Film Festival, and Breckenridge Music Festival starting Aug 5 and running through mid September.  Live musical performances include Asleep at the

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June in the mountains starts out a bit quiet, like a lazy Sunday morning. By the end of the month, summer energy will begin to peak along with the wildflowers and warm afternoons. We will see activities and business return to the level we were familiar with in years past, maybe with a few tweaks. Visitorship will likely be higher than ever! If you plan to be in town, please stop in at our historic office in the heart of downtown Breckenridge just to say hello or take a look at one of these incredible homes or others we currently have on the market.

Here are Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Top 5 Deals for June 2021.


284 Davis Court
Come home to this charming 3 bedroom/3 bath featuring a spacious 3-car garage backing to the National Forest

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Depending on where you live or are staying, while visiting Breckenridge, location can be a strong factor in the dining decision process. Our ultimate Summer 2021 Dining Guide is divided by location to best help you narrow down all of your dining choices.
The north end of Breckenridge tends to have a bit less hustle and bustle which can make it easier to find a table during peak times. The center of Breckenridge, definded as Lincoln Avenue to Park and Main, is the hub of action and if you are already in it, you will find many amazing eats just steps away. The south end of Breckenridge is closest to the F Lot and the Main Street Station parking garage making it easy to park and walk. Restaurants listed below are designated as North, Center or South. Ridge

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Summit County is home to the highest chairlift in North America as well as the highest deep-water marina in the world. Summit County also has some of the highest rivers in Colorado. Three of the stunning rivers that flow through the high country of Summit County, the Blue River, the Snake River and the Swan River, offer residents and visitors some of the very best recreational opportunities for summer in the high country.

THE BLUE RIVER: The longest river in the county, running a distance of 65 miles, it originates near Quandary Peak in the Ten Mile Range and spills into the Dillon Reservoir just east of Frisco, resuming its northward run through Silverthorne and eventually joining the Colorado River in Kremmling.

Buried under tons of dredge rock

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May is historically the quietest time of the year in Breckenridge, but with visitor demand on the rise since last summer, we are all waiting to see if “shoulder season” is a thing of times past. Snow or mud, restaurants open or closed, the beauty of our mountains remains the same. If you’re planning to be in Summit County this May and get a jump on summer sales, start by taking a look at these five incredible properties available now to make your mountain dreams come true.

Here are Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Top 5 Deals for May 2021:

66 Green Jay Lane
A home like you've never seen before! This stunning Mathison new construction was completed in 2020 and sits on 5+ acres with unobstructed views of the Breckenridge Ski Resort. Just 10

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Real estate may seem to be all about numbers, but Breckenridge Associates realizes people are the number one ingredient in our business. However, to work strategically for our clients and remain at the top of our local market, keeping a close eye on numbers is an important component of how we work for you. To give you a picture of the market as well, we always share the quarterly statistics produced by the Summit County MLS.

1st Quarter 2021 vs 2020:

  • In Breckenridge, the number of residential properties sold is up 23% (150 versus 122).
  • In Summit County, the number of residential properties sold is up 48% (494 versus 334).
  • Breckenridge Associates Real Estate sales are up 44% (46 properties in the first quarter of 2021 versus 32 in the first
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The past two ski seasons haven’t been perfect with the abrupt closure last year and the below-average snowfall this season, but you have to admit that even an imperfect ski season is still a good ski season in Summit County. Even better is a big cost savings for next year. Listen up, Epic Pass skiers and riders! 

Many of us stopped in our powder tracks when hearing the Vail Resorts broadcast teaser stating “This Changes Everything.” Speculation was rampant on social media with comical guesses ranging from black light night skiing to lifetime bans for anyone who causes the lift to stop. Vail Resorts left us all sitting on the edge of the chairlift for a few weeks before finally breaking the good news. The 2021-2022 Epic Pass prices have been slashed by

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Your Summit County home is likely one of your most valuable assets and most beloved material possessions. If now is the time to sell, you understandably want to maximize your investment to its fullest potential. In our current seller’s market, you might think you don’t need to do anything to help your property sell, but pre-sale preparation can help your home stand out from the competition, shorten time on the market, increase the sale price and avoid problems after the property goes under contract.   

  1. Maximize curb appeal: In summer, add colorful potted flowers and hanging baskets. Pull weeds and trim branches. Remove dead brush. Put away yard décor, yard tools and outdoor toys. Clean gutters. Power wash sidewalks, porches, driveways

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Whether you are a local, a second homeowner or a visitor to our area, it’s likely you have a favorite part of Summit County that you revisit again and again. Take some time in the warmer days and months ahead to explore the hidden gems and landmarks all over the county, including our largest towns of Breckenridge, Frisco, Silverthorne and Dillon. Maybe you’ll discover a new favorite spot you didn’t know was there.  

Each town has its own spin on modern mountain culture, western mining history or a mix of both. Each has unique perks. What they all have in common is the striking backdrop of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, featuring the Ten Mile Range to the south and the Gore Range to the north and a variety of outlets for both locals and visitors

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