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Still on the Hill, Craft Spirits Festival

Still on the Hill

October 19-21, 2018
Riverwalk Center & Various Locations Throughout Breckenridge, Colorado

Still on the Hill, Breckenridge’s Craft Spirits Festival, is back for the 9th installment of this fall festival. The antithesis of a stuffy wine festival, Still on the Hill offers ample opportunities to fine-tune your spirits tasting abilities, along with a Historic Saloon Walking Tour, Scavenger Hunt & Bar Mix-Off, spirited cooking class, Preston Ghost Town & Gold Mine Tour, and of course the festival favorite: the Bloody Sunday Hangover Brunch.

Admission to the Grand Tasting is $45 i(n advance), granting you premier craft spirits tasting of over 40 distillers ranging from local to national brands, delicious

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Though the end of July, residential closings throughout Summit County are still slightly below 2017’s pace, according to the latest statistics from Summit Association of Realtors. Last month, 178 residential closings were recorded in Summit County, brining 2018’s year-to-date total to 913. 

To this point, the 913 closings still represent about a 4% decline compared to the first seven months in 2017. 

The overall dollar volume of $691 million is up from last year, however, thanks to a rather robust July. According to the data, July’s residential volume totaled a whopping $147 million, and 41 of the 178 closings were luxury properties listed at $1 million or above. That represents the highest number of luxury properties closed in a single month in

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Buying a Breckenridge Home in the FallBuying a home can be a fun yet stressful experience for a variety of reasons. Decisions regarding where to buy, what to buy, and how much you’ll want to spend will all have to be made along the way, and that’s really just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to navigating the whole home buying process.

Choosing when to buy is also something you’ll want consider as a prospective home buyer, which is often an overlooked part of the equation. 

By now, it’s fairly well-documented that spring and early summer tend to be among the busiest times of the year for just about every housing market across the country. But did you know that some statistics revealed fall could actually be the best time to get a great deal on a new home?

According to market

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Luxury Homes in BreckenridgeThe sheer beauty of the Breckenridge landscape makes living in just about any neighborhood, community, or condo building in town an absolute joy, regardless of season or time of year. But just like nearly every aspect of the housing market, some locations are able to capture the stunning, natural setting of Summit County a little better than others. And if you’re wondering where that might be, start with neighborhoods that feature many of Breckenridge’s most spectacular homes currently on the market. 

Timber Trail

Located adjacent to the world-famous Breckenridge Ski Resort, there’s hardly a better location to call home than here. As you might expect, the stately, cabin-inspired homes in Timber Trail are everything a Colorado home should be and then

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Breckenridge Oktoberfest 2018

September 7-9, 2018
Main Street, Breckenridge

Pull out your prized lederhosen, start practicing your polka, and don’t forget that accordion; it’s September and that means Oktoberfest takes center stage as the most beloved event marking the close of the summer season. Breckenridge’s largest street party of the year, this September 7-9, features more than three-dozen genuine Deutsch (aka German for those of you not fully equipped with the German language) cuisine and brew vendors, German games, and of course Oompah!

 GoBreck - Breckenridge Oktoberfest

Image: GoBreck

Street Party and Beer Garden
Friday: 2 – 6pm
Saturday: 11am – 6pm
Sunday: 11am – 5pm

Complete schedule of the three day event is posted on GoBreck’s event site. 

Prost!

 

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Luxury Breckenridge Townhomes Buying a townhouse in Breckenridge certainly has its advantages. In many instances, townhomes offer just as much living space as a small or medium size single-family home, and you’ll also get to enjoy the comfort and convenience of a maintenance-free lifestyle as well.

Although condos and detached homes of all shapes and sizes offer buyers many more options to consider right now, the townhouse market in Breckenridge still has a fair number of opportunities that are worth checking out, especially if your budget exceeds the million dollar mark. And while our short list below is hardly comprehensive, here are 3 great places to start a luxury townhome search in Breckenridge heading into the fall season.

Sunrise Ridge Townhomes

Spectacular in every way

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Breckenridge International Festival of Arts

August 10–19, 2018
Blue River Plaza

This year’s Breckenridge International Festival of Arts (BIFA) runs for ten consecutive days bringing together works of art, installation, and skill in spectacular settings throughout Breckenridge. 2018’s BIFA festival hones in on the themes of the environment and mountain culture through film, visual works, dance and music forging together to create a relatable and approachable art festival unlike any other.

Our Top Choices of the 10-Day Event

Thomas Dambo: Peeking [Name TBD] (event page)
Wellington Trail

These enchanting woodland trolls can only be truly experienced up close and personal. Take a stroll down the Wellington Trail and be transported into another

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Breckenridge Homes For SaleWith the final month of the second quarter now officially in the books, we thought we’d look back to see how the Summit County real estate market fared in June of 2018.

According to data from the Summit Association Realtors MLS, 171 residential transactions were recorded during June, which is actually down 5 percent compared to June 2017.

Despite overall transaction volume sliding a bit, sales volume was up 9 percent from this time last year, bringing Summit County year-to-date sales to $543,856,420.

Luxury home sales in Summit County, which represents the sale of any property $1 million and up,  also spiked 117 percent in June, increasing from 18 luxury home sales in June 2017 to 39 during this past month.

Inventory is also up slightly as

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Selling Your Breckenridge Home in the SummerWhen most people think of Breckenridge, images of skiing, snowboarding, and cozy nights by the fireplace tend to be what first come to mind. But on the real estate side of things, did you know summer is actually a great time to sell your Breckenridge home or condo? Don’t believe us? Well, here are just a few reasons why you might want to test the market right now if you’re thinking of selling…

Summer visitors have more time  

When people visit Breckenridge during the ski season they’re busy hitting the slopes and hardly thinking about buying a new vacation home. And while it might cross their mind while they’re here, many eventual buyers come back during the summer to really get serious and start looking.  

Buyers are more mobile  

Let’s face

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Breckenridge Homes Along River or CreekSummit County is a pretty scenic place to call home thanks to the spectacular mountainous landscape that helps define our way of life. Regardless of where you live in the area, the picturesque setting here is impossible to escape, and it’s even more amplified when mountains in the backdrop are combined with the beauty of a free-flowing creek or river in your own backyard.

In Breckenridge, owning a home or condo along the Blue River makes for quite a living experience, especially if you’re someone who really loves to spend time outside barbecuing, entertaining, or simply taking in the calming sights and sounds of the Colorado outdoors.

Some neighborhoods in town, most notably The Shores at Breckenridge, are built right up against the Blue River, and you

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Listing information last updated on September 25th, 2018 at 1:07am MDT.