3 Minute Market Summary – August 2015

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Sales Strong & Under Contract Activity is Soaring! Sales continue to be brisk and, as shown in the video above, are up about 15%. Under contract activity is soaring to the tune of +31% over this time last year! And prices, well the video separates sales and prices by town where sales are up across the county and prices are …

Summit County Real Estate Market Update by Kate – June 2015

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Summit County Residential Sales Up 10%! Sales are up 10% and at the same time the pending sales (properties under contract) are up +40%. In fact, the activity continues with last week’s under contract activity +64% above last year for the same week – not a bad mud season. Sales are up while the inventory is down -25%. The average …

Real Estate Market Update – May 2015

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Summit County Residential Sales Up 11%! In this update along with the above video one can learn a little bit about What’s Happening by Area, Town and by Price Range for Summit County residential real estate sales so far this year. Interesting: The $500,000 to $1,000,000 sales are really kicking off the year with a very strong improvement in sales. The 49% improvement …

March 2015 – Real Estate Stats

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Here is a quick video showing the market trends for our mountain home market in March 2015. Countywide, the Average Sold Price has increased +1.8% when comparing 2015 Year to Date to 2014 Year to Date. The number of sales have increased 7.3% comparing this year to last year. The North Side of Summit County consists of Frisco, Copper Mountain, …

Real Estate Market Update by Kate – February 2015

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INVENTORY – Inventory is down -22% compared to this same time last year. VOLUME – Sales are up +27% comparing the volume of closings from the first 6 weeks or so of this year to the beginning of 2014.  There isn’t much to buy, but what’s out there isn’t lasting very long. What does this mean to you? As always, …

2014 Real Estate Year in Review – January 2015

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Inventory Very Low with Pending Activity Up. Last year at this time the available properties to buy were down about 10% and the increase in the number of properties under contract was up about 10%. This year is kicking off very similar with a decrease in inventory and a strong improvement in pending activity. One item that is different this go around …

RE/MAX – The Market Leaders for Summit County, CO

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The results for the 2014 calendar year are in… and RE/MAX is STILL #1! RE/MAX Properties of the Summit – the Market Leaders ONCE AGAIN in Summit County, Colorado! RE/MAX is #1 in Summit County overall. RE/MAX is #1 in Frisco and did more than double the business of the #2 company. RE/MAX is #1 in Dillon and did more …

Happy Holidays from The Barr Team!

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Greetings from the mountains! This time of the year tends to get pretty hectic… so we wanted to take the opportunity now to send out a quick video from the team!   Thank you all for your business, this year and in all the past years.  We are so thankful for all the wonderful friends we get to help throughout …

Real Estate Update by Kate – Sept. 2014

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MARKET UPDATE BY KATE: I was quite long winded last month… so I’ll be easy on you this time. OVERALL:  Sales so far are up +4.5% for the year, as far as the amount of activity.  Average Sold Price for the year so far is up +5% compared to last year. SOUTH SIDE (Breckenridge & Blue River): Number of sales are down …

Market Update by Kate – August 2014

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Summit County Real Estate eNewsletter – August 2014 Market Update by Kate… THE SHORT SCOOP: Overall, available inventory is down. Number of properties Under Contract is up. Number of Sales is up and the Average Sale Price is up. We are Busy! … and Busy is Good. 🙂 THE LONGER STORY:  Inventory: It’s clear now that inventory peaked at the end of July, which …

Top 10 Real Estate Tax Deductions

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Overwhelmed by the amount you need to save for a down payment?  Here’s some motivation for you… The Top 10 ways being a homeowner can reduce your income tax obligation… from the National Assocation of Realtors. Yes, homeownership can be a significant financial commitment.  But hey, it’s the American Dream.  And Uncle Sam’s way of encouraging the dream is by …

Down Payment – How Much Do You Need To Save?

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What’s the #1 thing that prevents first timers from buying sooner?  You guessed it!  Saving for a down payment. It’s no secret that saving 20% can take a while… after all, it’s tens of thousands of dollars of your hard earned money. So what to do when it seems like you’ll never get there?   This great article from the …

Tips on Navigating your Title Work… from Land Title

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Again, I’m going to leave the title stuff to the title experts… Click the link below for a great post from Land Title Guarantee Company’s blog on what to look for within your title commitment. http://www.ltgc.com/marketing/topic?id=1043  

Title Commitment? Title Insurance? Title Company?? What is all this… and do I need it?

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Title work reveals who may have interests to the subject property and to what extent.  Title commitment describes what has been uncovered regarding the property, what has to take place for a policy to be provided and what can and can not be covered.  Title insurance is the guarantee that the buyer/seller purchases to ensure there are no other potential …