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One thing is certain, we’re not alone, we’re all in this global pandemic together. For Breckenridge, a resort community who depends tremendously on our visitors, we are definitely feeling the effects of Stay at Home orders.

Although Summit County had the very first positive case of Coronavirus in the entire state, there have not been any related deaths and our positive cases remain low. Being a world-class destination, the first few cases originated from international travelers from various corners of the world. Knowing we would have a spring break influx, local officials made the decision to be proactive and keep the spread to a minimum by closing the restaurants and non-essential businesses just days after Vail Resorts decided to

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Challenging times always lead to innovation and change. The real estate industry is ramping up the use of virtual technology to adapt to the current situation and beyond. Your house hunt does not have to get put on hold because of stay-at-home orders or social distancing.

Fortunately, real estate transactions were deemed critical under Colorado’s Stat-At-Home Orders. We greatly respect the responsibility that comes with this privilege. We understand the serious nature of the pandemic and are taking measures in our office and during showings to protect our clients, our staff, and potential buyers.

On our own website, we are seeing an increase in traffic for property views. We want to be able to cater to buyers while adhering to social distancing

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With the COVID-19 outbreak and the closing of Vail Resorts ski resorts for the remainder of the ski season, our spring ski season has come to an abrupt end. Through these uncertain times, we are here to help you navigate your real estate needs. So please don’t hesitate to reach out with questions.

Here are Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Top 5 Deals for April 2020.

Mill Run Condo, Unit 7
Easy living from this four bedroom, three bathroom townhouse-style condo. Walk to the ski lifts, stroll downtown, or hop on the bus! Curl up by the fireplace after a day exploring the mountains or enjoy a drink on the patio as the sun sets on another day. The complex has a newly renovated exterior including windows and doors. Carport area for two cars,

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Staging your home to prepare it for listing is a big trend for sellers. But it’s not always well understood. There’s something about being ‘staged’ that feels theatrical. And decorating your house to entice buyers may seem counterintuitive: Why spend money when you’re moving? Think of staging like a good haircut or new shirt for a job interview—it is simply making a great first impression. Statistics show it is usually worth the effort. According to the National Association of Realtor’s 2019 Profile of Home Staging, 53 percent of buyers’ agents say that staging reduces the amount of time a property is on the market, and 44 percent say that on average, staging increases the dollar amount offered.

Preparing your home for sale is about encouraging

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Freddie Mac has delivered news that will potentially boost sales as our Summit country real estate market heads into its busiest selling season. US long-term mortgage rates have fallen for the third straight week, with the 30-year loan at its lowest point in three years at 3.45 percent. The average 15-year mortgage has dropped to 2.975 percent. Experts expect rates to remain in a holding pattern below 4 percent. Mortgage rates at these lows were last seen in 2016, which makes 2020 a profitable time for refinancing or purchasing. Even if rates should rise a bit, they are low by historical standards.

At present, in our local area, there are 176 active residential listings for Breckenridge and 503 in Summit County. These numbers are higher than they have

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One reason that Breckenridge is such a great destination for the entire family is the multitude of activities designed to let everyone from tots and teens to grandparents enjoy the snow—doing something other than skiing and snowboarding.

Sometimes it’s fun to escape the lift lines and crowds for the day, or to plan an outing that can include everyone, even vacationers not part of the downhill action. If that’s the case with your gang, consider exploring one of the area’s Nordic centers. Summit County boasts not simply one but three, with each center offering unique winter activities for all ages and appetites for adventure. If you haven’t yet looked into snow fun other than the ski area, you’re sure to find at least one activity that will surprise you

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The Breckenridge real estate market continues to stay steady. Record low inventory and high sales price continue to drive the dollar volume sold higher than previous years. If you are thinking of selling, now is a great time because there is less competition. And if buying is on your radar screen, now is a great time before prices continue to climb into the summer. The Top 5 properties for March are great spring break getaways. It is not too late to purchase your mountain dream home or condo.

Here are Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Top 5 Deals for March 2020.

550 FOUR O'CLOCK ROAD
Four O’Clock Condo, Unit B-8
Simply the best studio in Breck for several reasons. First, enjoy the knock your socks off renovation, taken back to the studs,

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The following statistics provide a clear picture of how we measure up against other brokerage firms in the area. Once again, we lead the industry in Breckenridge and, overall, rank among the top-performing offices in the county. While we are proud of our numbers, we never lose sight of the fact that our success is the result of the trust placed in our company by past and current clients.

Breckenridge Associates Real Estate (with 18 professional brokers) is ranked:

Number 1 in Breckenridge for 2019:

· Sales over $1 Million Dollars
· Sales over $3 Million dollars including the top sale ever in Breckenridge at $10,100,000
· Number 1 for active residential listings

If you’re planning on buying or selling soon, the pressure is off.  During the winter

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Thanks to early snow that keeps on falling, the 2019-2020 winter season promises to bring many skiers to Summit County. But cost can be a stumbling block, so your Breckenridge Associates Realtors thought you might like a little ‘how-to’ guide for finding the best discounts for skiing or riding this winter at Summit County’s top-rated ski resorts.

Call the ticket office:

You won’t find this option advertised online, but if you’re willing to wait until noon or 2 p.m. to hit the slopes there are ‘day-of’ discounts to be had. This is the perfect alternative for those who want to sleep in, have a leisurely brunch and get in lift line when many skiers who got out early are thinking about lunch on the mountain. Pricing is available over the phone or at the

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Although the weather will certainly be wildly different than on Fat Tuesday in Louisiana, you can experience an authentic New Orleans inspired Mardi Gras on February 25 right here in Breckenridge. In fact, you might find the annual celebration to be more fun in the mountains—Breckenridge throws the best parities! What is Fat Tuesday, anyway, and why the celebrating? Mardi Gras is French for "Fat Tuesday", and refers to the practice of stuffing yourself on rich, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season ushers in a time of restraint and reflection that may feed your soul, but Mardi Gras feeds your body! Breckenridge’s annual celebration encourages party goers to get immersed in the spirit of chaotic fun and colorful adornment. Brightly

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