Breckenridge Real Estate Blog

U.S. News & World Report has once again unveiled their annual list of the 25 best small towns to visit in America, and three are located right here in Colorado. Rankings for the list are based on expert and user opinions, and the website’s methodology claims to score each city in 10 different categories, which include, among other things attractions, culture, dining, adventure, nightlife, and romance. In addition, each city evaluated must also have a population of 50,000 people or less. 

Taking home this year’s top spot overall is Telluride, another Colorado resort town located about 5 hours south of Breckenridge. Not surprisingly, Telluride scored particularly well in the adventure category thanks to its more than 2,000 acres of skiable terrain, and

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4th of July in Breckenridge

Date: July 4, 2019, All-Day
Riverwalk Center


Independence Day in Breckenridge is a highlight of the summer with a full day of activities for the entire family and one of the most patriotic celebrations across the state. Kicking off the day, you can either participate or watch the 10k trail run and Firecracker 50 (an intense solo or team mountain bike race through Breckenridge’s most iconic cross country trails). Following the Firecracker 50 start, the iconic town parade heads down Main Street (register your float from the link below!). One of the newer events, but already a fan favorite is the Breckenridge Creative Arts’ “Street Arts: Spangled,”. The streets of Breckenridge are decorated in a full celebration of

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Breckenridge Condos Near GolfingAlthough the first official day of summer isn’t until June 21st, many of us are already looking ahead to getting outside and enjoying the countless events, festivals, and warm weather activities that make this time of year in Breckenridge so fun. 

For some, that of course means taking advantage of all the scenic hiking and mountain biking trails that are scattered all throughout Summit County. For others, summer is all about dusting off the golf clubs and hitting the links for a successful round of 18 holes. 

And speaking of golf, if you're planning a move to Summit County or are interested in finally buying a vacation home or condo, the beginning of summer is the perfect time to settle into a place that offers easy access to any of our local golf

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Breckenridge Mountain BikingEverybody knows Breckenridge is widely-known for its world-class skiing, but if you’ve also spent any time here during the summer months, chances are you’re already familiar with how amazing Summit County’s mountain biking landscape is as well. 

Just like the area’s ski slopes, various mountain biking trails and roadways in Summit County feature different levels of difficulty. And if you’re someone who’s only just now getting into mountain biking, here’s our short list of where to gain some experience before tackling the more advanced trails.

Boreas Pass 

While the elevation of Boreas Pass could make this a challenging ride, this ten mile road is still one of the easier places to mountain bike in the area. Its winding path travels through

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National Repertory Orchestra: Opening Night, A New NRO!

Date: June 8th, 2019 -  7:30pm-9:30pm
Riverwalk Center


Celebrate the “New NRO” at the official opening night of the festival. This year’s opener brings the audience on a journey through many different classical music artists including Beethoven’s, Symphony No. 5 and Anna Clyne’s, Masquerade.

Tickets can be purchased ($10-$40) from

Breckenridge Town Party with The Jacob Jolliff Band

Date: June 13th, 2019  -  4-9pm
Riverwalk Center Lawn

The annual Breckenridge Town Party kicks off summer with a bang. Locals come out of their winter hiding and celebrate the start of the most beloved, although occasionally too short, summer season. Held at the Riverwalk Center lawn,

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If you’ve ever purchased a home as a dog-owner, you don’t need us to tell you that a dog's needs are usually also considered in whatever final decision is made during a home search. For some home buyers, it’s having the right size backyard, and for others, it’s all about living near whatever pet-friendly amenities happen to be in the area. 

In Breckenridge, there’s certainly no shortage of places to take a dog. The countless trails and pathways you'll find situated all throughout Summit County make having an active dog especially fun, regardless of where you plan to buy. But for many here in Breckenridge, Carter Dog Park continues to be a favorite spot among locals, which is a pet-friendly amenity that's not only conveniently located but also large

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Breckenridge Townhomes Under $1 MillionTownhomes are a highly attractive housing option in Breckenridge, especially for today’s vacation home buyers. In many instances, townhomes in Breckenridge provide more than enough living space and storage, and the maintenance-free element is certainly convenient for those who don’t call Summit County home all year. But with townhomes almost always being in such high-demand, where should buyers start their search? We explore several options below…

Highland Greens 

It’s safe to say that Highland Greens is one of the most highly sought-after townhouse communities in all of Breckenridge. Units here provide spectacular view of the Ten Mile Range and there’s also a Jack Nicholas-designed golf course right across the street. Highland Greens townhomes

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Breckenridge Dog Friendly PlacesBreckenridge is widely considered to be one of the most dog-friendly towns in America. The open spaces, the vast network of recreational trails, and of course pet-friendly Main Street in Downtown Breckenridge all help make our Summit County city an awesome place for both you and your dog(s) to call home.

If you’re new to town or are perhaps thinking about making a move to Breckenridge, it’s important for dog owners to know that both you and your pets are welcome with open arms. And in case you’re wondering what kinds of fun things there are to do are around town for you and Fido, here is our short list of best places in Breckenridge to take your dog.

Take a Ride on the Breckenridge Gondola 

If you didn’t know the Breckenridge Ski Resort’s gondola

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Construction in BreckenridgeThe Breckenridge Town Council unanimously passed an emergency ordinance that will put a hold of most new development permits in the town’s Conservation District, effectively putting a halt on new construction projects just before the weather turns and building picks up. 

According to reports, the development suspension is designed to limit, and essentially stop, new additions to historic structures in Breckenridge while community leaders and officials update regulations and design standards for buildings with individual historic designations. 

As noted by the Summit Daily, keeping and maintaining Breckenridge’s downtown authenticity is one of the town’s top priorities, and ensuring buildings don’t lose their historical designation or degrade the

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One of the more highly anticipated condo developments in recent memory now has a number of new units listed on the MLS, providing buyers with a unique opportunity that likely won’t last long. 

Dubbed River West, this scenic, riverfront complex offers just about everything you could want in a new Summit County condo, starting with an amazing location that allows easy access to plenty of local amenities and attractions. 

Situated just off Blue River Highway at 10th Street, River West condos are just minutes from Downtown Silverthorne and only right up the street from a Target and CVS.

Inside, units feature a wealth of attractive finishes, which range from premium kitchen appliances from GE to modern fireplaces and open concept layouts in the main

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Listing information last updated on September 22nd, 2019 at 6:22am MDT.