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August falls short of tough comparisons

Nominally, August looked like a rough month for Summit County real estate sales as transaction volume dropped 6% and dollar volume fell 16% from the year ago period. Digging a little deeper, however, shows that it wasn’t this August that … Continue reading

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May bounces back strongly

Summit County real estate sales staged a strong recovery in May after an April slump. May dollar volume rose 13% over the 2013 month which itself had been up 18% from 2012. Sequentially, dollar volume rose 53% to $91.6 million. … Continue reading

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March activity back on the rise

While the year began with a whimper with sales down 8 % over the first two months, March transactions reversed that trend rising 1% versus the year ago period and 43% from February to 119 sales. Dollar volume was even … Continue reading

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Buyers take a holiday

Summit County real estate sales saw a sharp drop both sequentially and year over year as buyers appear to have joined in the year end holidays. Transaction volume in December dropped 29% to 132 sales versus 185 a year ago. … Continue reading

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The road to Sochi

Along with great scenery, invigorating outdoor activities and fine dining and entertainment, Summit County offers the opportunity to rub shoulders with the Olympic stars. In mid December, Breckenridge hosted the Dew Tour, an Olympic qualifying event. The following week, Copper … Continue reading

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New loan rules coming

Starting in January 2014, new rules implemented under the Dodd-Frank legislation will further tighten lending practices. According to a US News & World Report story, it is estimated that loans are already eight times more difficult to obtain than prior … Continue reading

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October is top dollar month this year.

October produced the year’s highest monthly dollar volume of real estate transactions in Summit County in what has already been a very strong 2013. Sales of $111 million topped a October 2012 by 6% and were the highest sales of … Continue reading

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Best September for Summit County real estate in five years.

Real estate activity in September saw its best numbers in the last five years. Transaction volume increased 13% from August and 54% from the year ago period to 244 sales. That is the highest transaction volume since November of 2007 … Continue reading

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August sees blowout numbers

August produced the highest monthly dollar volume of Summit County real estate sales in nearly 5 years. Sales for the month totaled $105.5 million up 53% from a year ago and last exceeded by $118.2 million in sales in October … Continue reading

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First six months sees 23% increase in Summit County real estate activity

Although we saw a seasonal dip in June, year over year comparisons continue to show very strong gains. June closings rose 28 percent versus a year ago to 140 versus 109. Dollar volume increased 17 percent to $61.2 million. Both … Continue reading

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