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An Evening of Fabulous Music – Summit County...

Last night my husband and I attended a fundraiser for the NRO (National Repertory Orchestra – more about this organization later!) Jim Salestrom entertained us with wonderful music accompanied by 6 past performers with the NRO on violin, viola, & cello, and Ken Miller, Director of Music and Entertainment at the Broadmoor on keys.  It was an absolutely marvelous evening of beautiful mountain music. Salestrom was born and raised in my home state of Nebraska – so, of course he must be a great guy (said this Nebraska girl).  Additionally, this Emmy Award Winning Songwriter and amazing guitarist has a...
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Short-Term Rentals in Summit County

Are you a homeowner in Summit County who also rents their mountain property (or even just a room in your mountain property) on a short-term basis?  Short-term means less than 30 days.  If so – then continue reading as these new regulations apply to YOU!!! If you rent your Summit County property on a short-term basis, then you need to be aware of new regulations for these rentals.  The county (unincorporated Summit County) and each of the towns (Breckenridge, Dillon, Frisco, Silverthorne, and Blue River) have implemented new short-term lodging regulations and taxes.  Every individual short-term unit requires its own...
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Where are Home Values Headed over the Next Few Yea...

Where are Home Values Headed over the Next Few Years? There are many questions about where home prices will be next year as well as where they may be headed over the next several years to come. We have gathered the most reliable sources to help answer these questions: The Home Price Expectation Survey – A survey of over 100 market analysts, real estate experts, and economists conducted by Pulsenomics each quarter. Zelman & Associates – The firm leverages unparalleled housing market expertise, extensive surveys of industry executives, and rigorous financial analysis to deliver proprietary research and advice to leading global institutional investors and...
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Have you Prepped your Summit County Home for Winte...

Oooh!  It’s that time of year again….the leaves have turned are and are now falling from the trees, the temperatures are falling below freezing at night, and there is talk of snow this weekend.  So – have you prepared your Summit County property for winter? Some items to think about include: It is wise to have your heating system serviced each year.  Whether you have forced air or radiant heat (baseboard or in-floor), you should arrange to have your furnace serviced before the cold really sets in.  Service calls are much cheaper than Emergency Service Calls (which always seem to...
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