March marks the end of the 3rd year since the country was locked down due to the Coronavirus pandemic. A lot has happened in those three years. Initially real estate activity came to an abrupt halt, along with most everything else. Real estate became an essential service and we were allowed to show property again. […]
Encouraging Residential Sales in Summit County
February residential sales in Summit County were a bright spot in what we expected to be a dismal real estate market. With high interest rates constricting demand, we have had pretty low expectations for 2023 real estate sales. February is giving us hope that the housing market is not still in constriction. Maybe the Summit […]
Residential Sales end 2022 at a Snail’s Pace
Summit County Home Sales Slow
Beginning skiers know pizza and french fries very well. Pizza is the wedge shape you make your skis when you want to go slow. French fries make your skis parallel to go faster. Summit County home sales slowed like a pizza wedge on the slopes in October, and really, for nearly the entire 2022 year. […]
Summit County Homes Take Longer to Sell
Slow Real Estate Sales in Breck and Surrounding Areas Continue
August adds a few more sales to the 2022 residential real estate sales. However, it’s not enough to change the path of slow real estate sales in Breck and other Summit County towns. Higher interest rates, concern about the economy and low inventory levels are keeping buyer demand low. We are seeing pressure on pricing […]
A Good Time to Buy a Summit County Home
The real estate market is in transition. I don’t think anyone would argue with that statement. So now that it is in transition, should buyers be moving forward with a home purchase? Is this a good time to buy a Summit County home? There are several factors to consider before answering this question. Home prices, […]
Is a Real Estate Shift in Progress?
Just four months into 2022 we are seeing some significant signs of a real estate shift from the last two years. An increase in mortgage rates has made already high prices even more expensive when a loan is involved. Rarely seen during the last two years, decreases in listing price of properties are happening more […]
Is the Second Home Market Slowing?
2021 Stats and 2022 Forecast
It has been a crazy couple of years in real estate across the nation. Summit County has been no exception. Soaring prices, limited inventory & competition for properties pretty much sums up 2021. We will dig into more of the 2021 stats and tell you what to expect as we head into 2022. Average Sale […]