by jleopold | Jun 11, 2022 | Summit County News
As we enter fire season, we should all be aware of the dangers posed by wildfires in Colorado’s high country as precipitation in Summit County is lower than the 30-year median. This summer will likely be considered under drought conditions like in recent years, according to the Summit Daily. Readying your home and surrounding land for wildfire season is imperative to prevent the spread of fire in your neighborhood should a wildfire occur.
by jleopold | May 13, 2022 | Real Estate Market
What a winter it was! As the weather gets warmer and the snow melts away, it’s time to look back at the Summit County real estate market in the first quarter of 2022. At the start of the year, I shared predictions for 2022, national and local. I, like you, have been curious about whether these predictions would hold out. This market update will look specifically at January to March 2022 and year to year changes noted as percentages will compare 2022 to 2021. We will take a look at condominiums, single family homes, and residential properties as a whole in both Breckenridge and greater Summit County. (more…)
by jleopold | Apr 6, 2022 | Buy
Buying property is a big decision, especially in the real estate environment today! In looking for a condo in the fall of 2021 in Fort Collins, it felt like a refresher course in home buying and a different experience! Buying property is a big decision, especially in the real estate environment today! In looking for a condo in the fall of 2021 in Fort Collins, it felt like a refresher course in home buying. As a real estate agent with over twenty years of experience, I have worked with hundreds of clients in buying their dream home or selling their home for the best price. But I can confidently say that buying your own home is a different experience! (more…)
by jleopold | Mar 2, 2022 | Summit County Events
Do you have memories as a child sledding with your siblings or friends on the hill in your neighborhood? While sledding at the Frisco Adventure Park may be free and great for smaller children, they also have the option for snow tubing! Also consider a visit to the Mountain Top Exploratorium located in Breckenridge. If you were worried about how to spend your time while in Summit County over spring break this month, I hope I’ve given you plenty of options to consider for the whole family! (more…)
by jleopold | Jan 31, 2022 | Real Estate Market
What a year 2021 was! Can you believe we’re already three weeks into 2022? Looking back at the year that was, it’s no surprise that real estate sales were through the roof in Summit County. We’ve seen a rise in property value across the country and a desire for many working remotely to move to the mountains.While our mountain communities are finding solutions to the housing shortage and staffing issues, we tried to adapt to the new normal of 2021. You can read my recent blog post about what Breckenridge is doing to curb the effects of these issues.
by jleopold | Nov 12, 2021 | Summit County News
Summit County, Colorado, like many other ski counties around the country, is experiencing a shortage of long-term rentals and affordable homes for residents who work in the county. While this issue is not unique to Summit County, the way in which each ski town responds to the issue will be. Over the few months, we’ve even seen differences in the way each town within the county has responded. (more…)