After a year of courses all over the state, Kate is a Graduate, REALTOR Institute!

Kate Marrone About RE/MAX, The Barr Team & Our Teammates

KATE MARRONE, Graduate REALTOR Institute From October 2012 to October 2013, I drove all over creation (okay, not really… just all over Colorado) to complete my GRI.  With few courses offered in our small mountain community, I drove to Colorado Springs, Denver, Castle Rock and Littleton to complete most of my designation requirements.  While classes are offered online, I felt …

2013 Year in Review – Summit County Real Estate

Kate Marrone Market Stats

SUMMIT COUNTY’S 2013 REAL ESTATE STATS ARE IN! SALES ACTIVITY: Sales Activity – Countywide, the number of residential properties sold in 2013 increased 14% compared to the number of sales in 2012.  This 14% increase shows a continuation of the trend of the following years, with 2009 being our quietest year and transactions increasing annually since then.  This level of activity …

Whether for GOLD or “white gold,” Breck draws visitors from near & far!

Kate Marrone Breckenridge & Blue River

Whether for GOLD or “white gold,” Breck draws visitors from near & far! Years ago, they came to Breckenridge for the GOLD!  Now, we come for the “white gold” – snow!  Breckenridge, just nine short miles from Frisco, Colorado, started out as a gold rush town.  After a series of booms, Breckenridge was deserted and listed as a ghost town …

Summit County – Activities and Mountain Real Estate

Kate Marrone About Summit County

Summit County – Activities and Mountain Real Estate Located just west of the Continental Divide, Summit County is about 70 miles west of the City of Denver.  I-70 stretches all the way from Denver through the mountains to Summit County and beyond, with central exits located in Silverthorne and Frisco, providing easy access to all of the county. Summit County …

Dillon, Colorado – an underwater ghost town?

Kate Marrone About Summit County, Dillon & Summit Cove Leave a Comment

The old town of Dillon used to sit at the confluence of the three rivers:  the Snake River which flows from Keystone, the Ten Mile Creek which flows from Frisco, and the Blue River which flows from Breckenridge.   This site dates back to the early 1800s, when Dillon was just a cluster of cabins with a trading post.  From then …