As the official ski season kicks off, Breckenridge becomes the choice destination for many snow lovers visiting Summit County. And 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 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. And often these ‘maybe I really do want a place in Breck’ clients—no matter how often they’ve considered buying—hesitate. 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…
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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
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…
"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. on November 7, 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 Coffee House, Daylight…
There has been skiing in Summit County since mid-October—boding well for a great 2019-2020 season! Each fall our local resorts engage in a friendly competition for “Opening Day Bragging Rights”. This year, Arapahoe (A-Basin) Basin and Keystone, reveling in an early-season snowstorm with ideal cold temperatures, were the places to watch as early-opening rumors flew with the snow. Only 90 days after closing the longest ski season in Colorado (on the Fourth of July!), A-Basin began snowmaking operations. Around here most people expect A-Basin or Loveland to earn the title of “First ski resort to open in North America,” because for seven of the past eight years A-Basin has opened first in the Front Range, tying once with Loveland back in 2015. This year, the…
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…
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
If you’re not yet ready to purchase a home for yourself—or are looking for a good real estate investment opportunity—you may still be able to take advantage of great market conditions in a turn-key resort town environment, with the purchase of an investment property in Breckenridge or Summit County. Here are some things to think about regarding investment property.
Interest rates are very low.
o Lower rates mean you can take advantage of the most affordable lending, locking in great rates while the market is in your favor.
Your investment will likely appreciate.
o According to CoreLogic, "The overall Home Price Index (HPI) has increased on a year-over-year basis every month for seven years."
Passive income is good.
o In a resort community like
We have been reveling in our beautiful autumn weather in Breckenridge! Sunny days and perfect temperatures have been the norm as outdoor activities beckon visitors and locals alike. Soon the snow will start to fall—something we look forward to—but for now we’re enjoying fall in the mountains.
Be part of the excitement of the craft spirits movement during a fun-filled fall weekend in Breckenridge. The annual Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival features small-batch distillers, artisan spirit seminars and more—with plenty of sampling! YOU MUST BE 21 OR OLDER TO ATTEND THE CRAFT SPIRITS FESTIVAL. Check out the schedule of events:
Friday, October 18
10 a.m. and 1 p.m: Breckenridge History Tour
o Tour Breckenridge’s acclaimed Historic District
o Meet at
Around here, the seasons change quickly, you can feel it in the air. We are anticipating the first dusting of snow on the peaks and if you look closely, the gold, red, and orange hues are starting to take over the mountainsides. Now is a great time to get an “end of summer” deal.
Here are Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Top 5 deals for September 2019.
304 N MAIN STREET N #K1
Incredible opportunity to own a residence within a 5-minute walk to the gondola. Truly lives like a single family home with a one-car garage. Enjoy the convenience of walking everywhere in downtown Breckenridge. Enjoy the gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, gas range and large pantry. Don't let this unique opportunity pass by, hard to find price range on Main