What to Expect From the 2018 Summit County Market


What can you expect from the Summit Country real estate market in 2018? I’ll share a few of my predictions, as well as an announcement about my new video series.

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What will the 2018 real estate market look like? We’ll share a few predictions. I’m also excited to announce a new video series. 

As many of you know, homes were selling extremely fast in 2017. Inventory continued to be low, and 25% of homes were selling in less than two weeks. 

In 2018, we don’t expect that to change. We think that 30% of homes will sell in less than two weeks, and we will continue to have a shortage of inventory. 

The market continues to improve, and homes are selling quickly.

If you are looking to buy a home this year, you need to be in touch with us. Our buyer agents will look for a home that suits your specific needs. 

If you are thinking of selling, there couldn’t be a better time. The market continues to improve, and homes are selling quickly. 

I also want to let you know that this year, we will introduce you to a new company in Summit County each week. We will interview them to find out what they do and see what specials they offer you. We’ll also introduce you to businesses in Vail and Beaver Creek. 

If you have any questions in the meantime, just give me a call or send me an email. I would be happy to help you!

Tax Reform and Real Estate: What’s Changing?


How will tax changes impact the real estate market? Here are a few things we’re keeping an eye on.

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A lot of you have been asking me lately about the tax reform bill and how it will affect the real estate market. Since the majority of homeowners around here are secondary homeowners, it won’t have the same effect on their vacation homes as it will on their primary residences. However, there are a few changes that may affect you that I wanted to touch on today.

First things first—the mortgage interest deduction cap has been decreased from $1 million to $750,000. Since 60% of homeowners around here finance their homes, it will have an impact.

Another part of this tax bill is the limiting of state and local tax deductions. Here in Colorado, our taxes are already so low that it won’t have a big impact. However, for those of you in states where the taxes are much higher, you’ll definitely want to do some homework to see how it will affect your primary and secondary residences.

Capital gains weren’t touched in the new plan.

Finally, the capital gains tax is another piece that a lot of people are worried about. Basically, if you’ve lived in a home for two out of the last five years as a primary residence, you can deduct any capital gains up to $250,000 as a single person and up to $500,000 as a married couple. This piece wasn’t touched in the tax plan, which is good news for homeowners.

Click here for a deeper look at the tax reform bill.

If you have any more questions about exactly how these changes are going to affect you personally, don’t hesitate to reach out and give me a call or send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Your 2017 Real Estate Market Update


How did the 2017 real estate market do? I’ll give you a quick breakdown today.

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Today, I’d like to take a minute and look back on the real estate market for 2017.

2017 was definitely a recovery year for real estate. Prices continue to go up in every single area, from Summit County to Vail to Beaver Creek. 

Prices continue to go up in every single area.

Check out the links below for specific details on each area: 


If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. 

Next year, we are excited to introduce you to new businesses so you can get to know some of our local business owners. Look for that in our next blog post. 

In the meantime, have a happy holiday season and we will talk to you next year!