Breckenridge Real Estate Blog

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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4th of July in Breckenridge

July 4, 2018
All Day

Breck's 4th of July

A full day of activities makes celebrating the 4th of July in Breckenridge one of the most patriotic and entertaining locations in the country for the whole family. Complete with 11 major events occurring throughout the day, we chose a few of our favorites to showcase. Find the event rundown here on GoBreck’s site to view all the options.

9:30am Start – The Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race
One of the longest standing July 4th events, the Firecracker 50 is an epic 50 mile trail ride that is cheered on by thousands. Compete solo or in teams, this loop race takes riders on some of Breck’s most iconic trails. 

After a morning of sweat-induced preparation, take yourself over to Main Street to

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Summit County Golf Course Homes For SaleGolf season has arrived here in the Breckenridge area, which certainly makes this the perfect time of year to start searching golf course homes for sale in Summit County. Thanks to the spectacular natural scenery that helps define this particular part of the country, few places make for a better place to hit the links, as long as you’re somebody who enjoys a great view as much hitting that elusive hole-in-one. 

Admittedly, Summit County is known much more for its ski resorts than it is for its golf courses, but if you’re thinking about a move here from out of town, we think you’ll be pleasantly surprised with our local golf scene, as well as all the different types of homes you might find scattered throughout some of Summit County’s top courses. So if

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Although the first day of summer isn’t officially until June 21st, many consider Memorial Day Weekend the unofficial start of the summer season. And with this year’s holiday weekend already in the rearview mirror, let the summertime fun begin! 

Tour the Country Boy Mine 

Did you know the Country Boy Mine is one of the oldest and most famous mines in all of Summit County? And did you also know it’s been voted as one of the best things to do in Breckenridge? Tour-goers travel well over 1,000 feet into the mine and guides will even show you how to pan for gold after your tour is over. And because the mine stays at a cool 45 degrees all year long, it’s also a great way to cool down on a hot summer day! 

Stop By Stir-Pan Creamery 

For our money,

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It is with great pleasure and excitement that the Breck Life Group announced earlier this month that we have joined eXp Realty, the Agent-Owned Cloud Brokerage®. Breck Life Group focuses on helping sellers and buyers of real estate in Breckenridge and the greater Summit County area. eXp Realty now has offices up and down the front range from Ft. Collins to Denver to Pueblo, and across the mountain regions of Summit County, Vail, Aspen, Grand Junction, Cortez and Durango.

As the largest residential real estate brokerage by geography in North America, eXp Realty provides 24/7 access to collaborative tools, training and socialization for real estate brokers and agents through its fully-immersive, virtual campus environment.

The Breck Life Group remains

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Ride the Rockies

Saturday, June 9 - Friday, June 15, 2018

Back for the 33rd year, the iconic Ride the Rockies blasts off from the Town of Breckenridge as it launches into an epic 6 day ride spanning 418 miles and more elevation than one would like to imagine. Starting and finishing in town, Breckenridge is the ideal location to catch the action (and the VIP party) of one of Colorado's most well-known and respected rides of the season.

Miles: 418 Total
Elevation Gain: 25,935
Days: 6

2018 Loop Route: Breckenridge > Edwards > Steamboat Springs > Grand Lake > Winter Park > Breckenridge

Labeled a "celebration of fitness" by Outside Magazine, launching in 1986, 1,500 riders partook in the 300+ mile race traveling over

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Breckenridge Homes For Sale With a Private Hot TubAs an active home buyer, there’s a good chance you already have a number of things on your home buying wish list that are non-negotiable. For some buyers, the number of bedrooms or bathrooms a home features can make or break a deal, while others prefer lots of garage space, lots of backyard or private outdoor space, or perhaps even a location that fits certain lifestyle preferences.

Things that can’t be corrected or easily improved are generally what make deals fall apart in real estate, or perhaps turn some would-be buyers off from the beginning before they even step foot inside a seller’s home.

In Breckenridge, homes with a great view are also high up the the priority list, and many buyers also feel a private outdoor hot tub is one of those features

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Breckenridge Cabins For SaleFor Breckenridge home buyers looking for the ultimate mountain hideaway, or perhaps even a vacation or income property that is likely to give you the best return on your investment, few options are more desirable than a cozy cabin-style residence.

Like most housing categories, cabins for sale in Breckenridge come in all kinds of different shapes and sizes, not to mention various price ranges as well. But if you're someone who loves a great deal or plan to be buying on a budget, here are a few great places to consider when looking for that perfect Breckenridge cabin to call your own.

39 Degrees North

Situated about five miles north of downtown Breckenridge, the 39 Degrees North subdivision is one of the more established neighborhoods you’ll find

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Listing information last updated on September 19th, 2019 at 4:22am MDT.