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April 18, 2024

STR Property Tax bill fails - SB024-33

I have some good news to report this morning. Late Tuesday night SB24-033, the proposed bill that would have increased property taxes on homes that were rented more than 90 nights failed in the Colorado legislature. Here is the link from Denver7.
It is a relief to have some breathing ...
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April 10, 2023


Having a broker who understands the STR landscape is critical, here is my status update on Short Term Rentals in Summit County.


Town limits divided into 4 zones

Resort zone – unlimited licenses available

Zone 1 – 400+ licenses available

Zone 2 – projected that ...

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Sept. 26, 2022

Breckenridge and Summit County real estate market in 2022 and beyond

What to expect for the rest of 2022 and beyond


The last 24 months has certainly been quite the roller coaster in the Summit County real estate market. From the easing of lockdown in June 2020 to the beginning of 2022, the market was on a remarkable upward trend ...

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July 13, 2022

Short Term Rentals Breckenridge - The latest update


It was with some trepidation that I went to the Breckenridge Town Council work session yesterday that amongst other things discussed the short-term rental regulations that have been a focal point of town affairs for over a year.


My previous post dated May 26th 2022 is available here ...

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May 26, 2022

The current Short Term Rental situation in Summit County

The current Short Term Rental situation in Summit County


The short term rental (STR) `topic in Summit County has been a hot one for the past year or so and current developments mean that this will continue to be the source of discussion and debate for the next 12-18 ...

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Jan. 3, 2022

Short Term Rental Information Sheet - Summit County

Effective Dec 16 2021:

Please use the info sheet below as a starting point for all your knowledge on Short Term Rental regulations and restrictions in Summit County - both towns and the county at large. Please contact me for any further detail or with your questions. james@propertyinbreckenridge.com

Unincorporated ...

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Oct. 20, 2021

Breckenridge Grand Vacations Gondola Lot Development

Breckenridge Grand Vacations Gondola lot developmentThe master plan for the proposed Breckenridge Grand Vacations development was approved at its final hearing with the Breckenridge Planning Commission on Tuesday, Oct. 19.
Breckenridge Planning Commission agenda packet/Courtesy rendering

Breckenridge planning commission approved plan submitted by Breckenridge Grand Vacations to the develop the Gondola and Gold Rush ...

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March 11, 2021

Low inventory, prices rising, the tale of Denver and Mountain Towns

The last couple of months have definitely been interesting in the real estate market. Capital is flowing to markets where perceived value can be gained and desirability is high. The reality of finite resources is playing out daily in the Summit County region. As always, long term plans afford us ...

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Oct. 8, 2020

Zoom Town - The popularity of Breckenridge and other mountain towns

Zoom Town


There has been a lot of talk in recent months about how the structural shift in the real estate market is playing out geographically. When a trend becomes more engrained in the market it is not unusual for a term to be coined to reference this trend ...

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Aug. 6, 2020

It has been a hot summer for Real Estate

As we move into the latter part of the summer, the heat in the real estate market shows no sign of abating. And we are not the only area that is experiencing the uptick in activity. The Denver Metro area that makes up a large part of our real estate ...

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