Community News & Happenings in Breckenridge, CO | Breckenridge Associates Real Estate

The latest community news and local happenings for Breckenridge and Summit County.

Helping Injured Troops Rebuild Their Lives

Homes For Our Troops Volunteer Day in Fairplay, CO

Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) is a national nonprofit organization with the mission of supporting severely injured post-9/11 Veterans as they rebuild their lives. Constructing and donating specially adapted custom homes, tailored to the unique needs of Veterans with challenges like multiple limb amputations, paralysis, and severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), Homes For Our Troops’ goal is to facilitate independence and mobility for these Veterans. By providing mortgage-free house, Homes For Our Troops helps to alleviate financial burdens, empowering Veterans to focus on recovery, family, and the pursuit of new beginnings, stability, and purpose.

Creating Real Impact in Colorado

Since its inception in…

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Exploring the Future of Dillon, Colorado: A Waterfront Transformation

Dillon Waterfront Development Plan in Summit County

On February 21st, the Town of Dillon’s Planning and Zoning Commission voted 3-2 in favor of moving forward on the Dillon waterfront redevelopment plan, spearheaded by local developer Jake Porritt. The project promises to breathe new life into the town’s waterfront area on Dillon Reservoir.  At the heart of the redevelopment plan is the creation of a vibrant waterfront district by transforming the 161,200 square foot site currently occupied by the Best Western and now closed Arapahoe Café into a 5 story, 485,000 square foot development featuring a mix of residential, commercial, and recreational spaces.

The Planned Construction

The proposed 626 Lake Dillon Drive Branded…

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CDOT Announces I-70 Improvement Project

In June, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) announced the commencement of a major infrastructure project aimed at relieving congestion and improving traveler safety along the Floyd Hill section of I-70. Commonly named the “Floyd Hill Project”, the improvements will overhaul the 8-mile stretch between Evergreen and Idaho Springs.

The Floyd Hill Project will be completed in 3 phases. Once complete, it should help reduce the number of slow-downs and accidents that lead to closures, ultimately making travel to Summit County and our world-renowned ski resorts easier for travelers coming from the greater Denver area.

We’ve outlined the scope of the Floyd Hill Project to help you understand its…

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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 https://summitcountyco.gov/118/Real-Property-Valuation 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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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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Affordable Housing for Our Workforce

A shortage of affordable housing is an issue throughout all of Colorado, especially in resort communities where local employees are critical for tourism and quality of life for residents, second homeowners and visitors. As a world class resort, the Town of Breckenridge remains dedicated to protecting the vitality of our community. Earlier this year, Breckenridge Town Council approved a Five-Year Housing Blueprint to invest $50 million over the next five years to continue to build additional affordable housing and fund several new programs that will preserve locals housing and ensure the town’s businesses are fully staffed year round.

Deed restricted inventory in Summit County dates back to the 1970s. A property…

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Your Dog-Friendly Guide to Breckenridge

Breckenridge offers a perfect blend of scenic beauty, outdoor adventures, and pet-friendly amenities that make it an ideal spot for a memorable getaway with your dog. With expansive trails, parks, cozy cafes, and welcoming lodges, our dog-friendly guide will help you discover all the best spots in Breckenridge where you and your four-legged friend can enjoy an unforgettable experience together.

Pet Friendly Accommodations in Breckenridge

When planning a stay, it's always a good idea to confirm the pet policy directly with the hotel for any specific rules, fees, and restrictions.

  • The Village at Breckenridge Resort - Located at the base of Peak 9, The Village resort offers pet-friendly accommodations…

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What a year 2021 has been for real estate! We broke records beyond imagination and worked hard to keep our clients and readers up to date amidst the swiftly-changing currents in Summit County. While we pride ourselves on being your "hometown team", relatable to our clients with time-honored values and traditions, we strive to be ahead of the game when it comes to market trends and technology. Our breckenridgeassociates.com website is the top-ranking Breckenridge real estate source on all major search engines with a million views per year and over 100,000 regular visitors. Our locally-owned site receives more hits than the national chains with offices in Breckenridge. We are committed to delivering the information our clients and readers are most…

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Opening Dates for the 2022-23 Season in Summit County

Summit County’s mountain terrain speaks directly to the heart of every adventure seeker who sets their eyes on the towering peaks of Ten Mile Range. It’s no surprise that skiers and snowboarders flock to Breckenridge and the surrounding areas from all over the world to ski and ride our impressive, powdered slopes. From self-proclaimed ski bums to newbies strapping in for the very first time, Summit’s 6 World Renowned Resorts have plenty to offer every level of skier and snowboarder!

PLAN YOUR TRIP:

Breckenridge

Opening Day: November 11th  (OPENING EARLY ON WEDNESDAY NOV. 9th)

Hours of Operation: 8:30 am – 4 pm for ski lift/mountain

Lift Tickets: Click here for more information on…

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Have you found yourself looking around Summit County and wondering just how much more it can grow, how much more can be built before no space to build upon remains? The Summit County Planning Department conducted what is called a Residential Buildout Analysis to attempt to answer those questions. The study provided actual and projected numbers for how much development has occurred and how much remains to be built.

The most recent Buildout Analysis was updated December 31, 2019, before anyone knew what was about to happen in the world. While it would be ideal to have a study dated as recent as yesterday, 2020 was a year of disruptions. The Buildout Analysis wasn’t really on anyone’s mind last year. Regardless, the hard data in the 2019 study remains the…

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