Market Snapshot for 2014 vs. 2013: Values are as follows: Average Indicators- Single Family +13%, Multi- Family +9% and Vacant Land +18%. Median indicators: Single Family +7%, Multi- Family +34% and Vacant Land +49%. These indicators translate into escalating pricing in Summit County for 2014.
WOW – as you can see you better not wait too much longer to purchase Breckenridge real estate or real estate in other parts of Summit County – like Frisco, Dillon or Silverthorne.
Please call if you would like more information on any of the current properties for sale here in the beautiful Colorado mountains.
Candy Snyder 970-485-3000

Breckenridge real estate

Breckenridge real estate

Downtown Frisco, CO.

Downtown Frisco, CO.

Breckenridge real estate in fact Summit County real estate as a whole – is selling faster this year than last. The first quarter of the year is normally a fairly slow time of the year for most of us real estate brokers. But 2014 is proving to be different. Breckenridge real estate is selling faster than usual. I have already had three closings and two more already under contract. I have been showing property at least 2 to 3 times every week and these are folks from all over the country. If you’ve been considering purchasing Breckenridge real estate don’t wait too long-same thing for Summit County real estate in general. The price of home Homes in Breckenridge and Summit County homes in general has stabilized and we are expecting prices to gradually go up as we approach summer – our busiest time for real estate sales here in Summit County.
Don’t miss out on these final few months of great pricing on Breckenridge homes and homes for sale in Summit County.
call or email for more information
Candy Snyder 970-485-3000

Feb 21, 2014

Summit County Homes

Downtown Frisco, CO.

Downtown Frisco, CO.

Summit County Homes and real estate in general is continuing to see improvement. The number of Summit County Homes that have sold compared to last year in much higher. We are expecting to see prices creeping up as well this coming spring. If you’ve been considering buying a home in Breckenridge or any where in Summit County – please consider making your purchase soon.
As some skiers hit the slopes, investors are hitting the real estate market in these ski resorts, hoping to cash in. Some investors are finding they don’t have to be into skiing or snowboarding to enjoy the benefits of a home in a ski town. Breckenridge homes and Summit County real estate in general are being considered by these savvy investors.
Summit County homes can be rented out weekly, monthly, or as seasonal vacation rentals that can sometimes generate the cash flow to cover the costs of ownership depending on the amount an investor/buyer puts down.
Some of the top ski resort towns for real estate investing are right here in Colorado. If you consider factors such as the town’s unemployment rate, distance from the nearest airport, foreclosure inventory for finding bargains, rental vacancy rate, gross rent yield, and median list price, you can’t beat Summit County real estate. Summit County Colorado is truly one of the best places to purchase your second home or investment property.
Contact me for information on how to find your Summit County home. Breckenridge homes are selling faster than they have in years so don’t wait.
Candy Snyder

It is January and things are selling like hot cakes. Most Breckenridge CO homes that are for sale are selling faster than this time last year. Normally one of our slowest months and I have 5 properties under contract. It’s not just homes for sale in Breckenridge but all Summit County CO real estate. According to CNN -homeowners sold 5 million homes in 2013, a rebound year for the industry that marked the highest level of sales since the housing boom year of 2006.
The report from the National Association of Realtors showed that there were 5.1 million previously owned homes sold in the year, up 9.2% from 2012 and up nearly 20% from 2011. If you’ve been considering buying a home in Breckenridge or real estate in Summit County – don’t wait too long. Our inventory is low and prices are starting to creep up.
Call now for more information
Candy Snyder 970-485-3000

Don’t wait too long to find your home in Breckenridge. According to Land Title – Average Residential Price per Square Foot was up 9.41% from Last Year 3rd quarter numbers and the number of transactions was up 38.83% from Last Year 3rd quarter numbers. These figures include all Summit County real estate.
Breckenridge homes are selling faster an for more than this time last year. To find out more about Breckenridge real estate and all of the homes for sale in Breckenridge – please contact me directly.
Candy Snyder 970-485-3000
HAPPY 2014

As the prices of homes in Breckenridge begin to rise so has the net worth of most households in the country. SO – don’t wait to buy your Breckenridge home. Every quarter the Federal Reserve releases its flow of funds survey, a report measuring the net worth of households. The report includes a “balance sheet” of assets such as real estate, financial as-sets, bank accounts, as well as outstanding debt. The net worth of U.S. households and nonprof-it organizations rose 2.6% or about $1.9 trillion in the third-quarter to a record of $77.3 trillion, making it the highest on record according to the Federal Reserve. Rising home prices in ad-dition to an increase in the equity markets this past year helped propel household net worth. People seem to be feeling more confident and real estate is a large portion of their net worth. Make sure you take the opportunity to purchase Breckenridge real estate before the prices really start going up.

Some economists that follow consumer behav-ior believe that increases in wealth could make consumers feel more comfortable spending their money, thus contributing to economic growth. Real estate makes up the single largest compo-nent of household wealth, representing 30%. Cor-porate equities (individual stocks) make up 15% of net worth. The components making up house-hold wealth fluctuate in value and are affected by different factors, including monetary and fis-cal policy. All in all, a rise in the overall value of these assets is of benefit to economic well-being.

Source: Federal Reserve

If you are one of the people who have been looking to buy Breckenridge real estate but have been concerned about medical care – DON’T WAIT ANY LONGER TO GET YOUR HOME IN BRECKENRIDGE. Out gorgeous hospital here in Frisco was just given the prestigious award for top orthopedic trauma care. Our St. Anthony’s Hospital is one of only three in the nation to receive this award for its state of the art standards.
Now that you don’t have to worry about medical care – go ahead and get started and let me help you find just the right home for you. I have been a realtor here for over 33 years and am a native of Summit County.
Please call me and I can help you find what you’re looking for.
Candy Snyder 970-485-3000
HAPPY 2014

If you’re going to be decorating your Breckenridge home for the holidays = read this first.
Christmas Light Tips to Save Time, Money, and (Possibly) Your Life
By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon
Here’s how to light up your Christmas light display safely and economically.

1. Safety first. Emergency rooms are filled with home owners who lose fights with their holiday lights and fall off ladders or suffer electric shocks. To avoid the holiday black and blues, never hang lights solo; instead, work with a partner who holds the ladder. Also, avoid climbing on roofs after rain or snow.

2. Unpack carefully. Lights break and glass cuts. So unpack your lights gingerly, looking for and replacing broken bulbs along the way.

3. Extension cords are your friends. Splurge on heavy-duty extension cords that are UL-listed for outdoor use. To avoid overloading, only link five strings of lights together before plugging into an extension cord.

4. LEDs cost less to light. LED Christmas lights use roughly 70% to 90% less energy and last up to 10 times longer than incandescent bulbs. You can safely connect many more LED light strings than incandescents. Downside: Some think they don’t burn as brightly as incandescent bulbs.

5. Solar lights cost nothing to run. Solar Christmas lights are roughly four times more expensive to buy than LEDs, but they cost zero to run. They’re a bright-burning, green alternative. Downside: If there’s no sun during the day, there’s no light at night. The jury’s also still out on how long they last; they’re too new on the market for results.
Whether your home is in Breckenridge or some other part of Summit County or any where in the world -be sure to follow these safety tips and make it a fun Christmas season.
Contact me for information on homes for sale in Breckenridge or any where in Summit County.
Candy Snyder 970-485-3000

If you’ve been contemplating purchasing a home here in Breckenridge -now is the time to do it. Breckenridge home prices are expected to increase this coming summer. According to Barclay’s Bank and their just released their third quarter housing update, Prices of housing here in the US are on track to increase 11% in 2013 and up to 7% in 2014. According to Zillow- home prices in September 2013 rose 6.4% from September 2012

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