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November generates strong gains in Summit County real estate.

Summit County real estate sales posted strong gains in the month of November even against a strong 2013 month. Transactions for the period increased 19% to 203 while dollar sales were up 16% to $93.3 million. That was on top … Continue reading

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Summit County Real Estate sales post modest gains.

Summit County real estate sales showed modest gains in both dollars and transactions in the month of October. For the month, transaction volume increased 5% versus a year ago to 252 sales. Dollar sales increased 6% reaching $117.5 million. Year-to-date, … Continue reading

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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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April sales soften but prices rise

Real estate sales were essentially flat with March but declined in both dollars and transaction volume versus the year ago period. Transactions fell 13% to 117 and were down by 2 sales from the 119 this March. Dollar volume fell … 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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Do I need a home inspection?

I often get the question from buyers, “Do I need to get an inspection?” My answer is almost always “yes”! Inspection are relatively cheap running $0.10 to $0.15 per square foot. Although these inspections are limited in scope (check your … Continue reading

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Large commercial sale saves January

On the surface, January real estate sales showed only modest declines from a year ago with total volume dropping 2% to $52.2 million. Transaction volume was down a more substantial 6% to 102 transactions. These numbers, however, are not an … 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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