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Top 5 Real Estate Opportunities in Summit County, June 2023

June in Summit County is a peaceful break after a busy ski season. The snow finally melts away and resorts officially close. Flowers are starting to bloom and everyone is excited to get back on the biking and hiking trails. It’s the perfect time to escape the heat on the Front Range and plan your next mountain vacation – you’ll immediately understand why locals lovingly say, “people come for the winters, but stay for the summers”.

Considering purchasing a mountain retreat for your family to enjoy for summers to come? Contact your BARE Broker today for guidance finding your dream property!

Breckenridge Associates Real Estate’s Top 5 Real Estate Opportunities for June 2023:


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8 Must Hike Trails Near Breckenridge

In honor of National Trail Day, we put together a list of must hike trails near Breckenridge. Make sure to tag us on Instagram at @breckenridgeassociates when you post your hike so we can reshare!

  1.        Monte Cristo Gulch

    8 Must Hike Trails Near Breckenridge Colorado: #1 Monte Cristo Gulch
    Picture by: Andy Porter on AllTrails

Enjoy views of Quandary Peak on this short but challenging hike. This out and back trail is rated as challenging due to the level of route-finding skills needed and scrambling. Dogs are welcome on this hike, however we recommend you only bring dogs that are comfortable with climbing scree.

Length: 2.8 Miles

Rating: Challenging

Elevation Gain: 1,131 Feet

Route Type: Out & Back

Trailhead: Blue Lakes Trailhead

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2023/2024 Property Valuations

2023 is a reappraisal year. Assessors statewide are required by law to revalue all real estate in their respective counties as of a specific appraisal date.

Your Right to Appeal

If you disagree with the value that your property was assessed at, you may appeal your property's valuation to the Assessor starting May 1st to June 8th. Your appeal must be postmarked, emailed, faxed, online filed, or delivered in person on or before June 8, 2023.

How to Appeal Your New Assessed Property Tax Value

You can go to where you can look at the characteristics under the Notices of Valuation link and Parcel Query link and also the comps they used to determine the current…

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Top 5 Real Estate Opportunities in Summit County, May 2023

Spring in Summit County means warmer temperatures and an even warmer real estate market! The first quarter of 2023 saw historic inventory lows but that hasn’t slowed demand, and the average sold price for all property types in Breckenridge has continued to appreciate. If you’re considering listing your property in 2023, now is the time to take advantage of the high demand and low inventory. Contact your BARE Broker to discuss how current market conditions could be beneficial for your property!

Breckenridge Associates Real Estate’s Top 5 Real Estate Opportunities for May 2023:

River Mountain Lodge Unit #219

Amazing location and amenities. Multiple hot tubs, a swimming pool, a workout…

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6 of the Best Patio Views in Breckenridge

It’s often said that everyone comes to Breckenridge for the winters, but they stay for the summers. Whether this is your first or you’ve been spending summers in Breck since you were a kid, it doesn’t take long to realize we’re surrounded by beautiful views in every direction. What better way to take in the stunning mountain vistas than relaxing on a patio while enjoying delicious food and the company of friends and family after a day of adventuring?

We’ve compiled a list of restaurants with patios that offer some of the best views Breckenridge has to offer, dig in!

1. Kenosha Breck

Kenosha Breck's Patio with the Ten Mile Range in the background.

Located right on Main Street in Breckenridge, the Kenosha Breck is a quintessential Breckenridge hangout with one of…

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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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