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Betty Stielow

Associate Broker, GRI, ECOBroker, ABR, CLHMS
Keller Williams Top of the Rockies
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  Thanks for starting your real estate search here...this website is full of information for you whether you are looking to buy, sell or just dream....WELCOME to Colorado Alpine Homes in Summit County, Colorado!!!!  

What makes Summit County so unique?  For starters: four unique ski resorts offering nine different mountains to ski/ride on. I think you will find your specific type of skiing here without a doubt....come and let me show you my hometown!
Six communities offering various types of services and experiences: Breckenridge, Frisco, Dillon, Silverthorne, Keystone, Copper Mountain

*    Two of the highest marinas in North America offering boat rentals and sailing regattas. 

*    Hometown Fourth of July celebrations.  

*    Summer BBQ Challenges in Frisco. 

*    Biking/walking paths connecting all towns. Biking info here!

*    Musicians performing throughout the county offering several free concerts during the summer. Dillon Concert Series Schedule

*    Purple mountain majesty just steps from your door.

*    Wildlife such as: elk, moose, bear, fox just to name a few. (Had a moose in my front yard!)  

*    National Forests to ski, hike, ice climb, fish and hunt.   

Interested in what our market is doing?  Please click below to see the latest analysis from Land Title Guarantee Land Title Guarantee November 2017 Stats

Just for fun, here's the year ended 2015 report for all the mountain towns courtesy of Land Title Guarantee:  2016 report on the resort towns.

Here's the latest news from Land Title Guarantee as of December 29, 2017

 

The disruption of the mortgage industry has begun (HousingWire, 12/27/17) When Clayton Christensen wrote his 1995 article, Disruptive Technologies, he probably had no idea that it would lead to executives working in every industry looking over their shoulders for the big idea that would disrupt their businesses. Of course, he was writing about the technology business, which has been my home since 1999. He was right about the disruption new technologies would bring to our lives. And his readers were right to be watching their backs. Sooner or later, every industry gets disrupted. Read More

 

Case-Schiller: renting could become more attractive than home buying in 2018 (HousingWire, 12/27/17)

Home prices increased in October, and experts are beginning to fear 2018 could lock many potential buyers out of the housing market, forcing them to rent, according to the latest report released by S&P Dow Jones Indices and CoreLogic. Read More

Existing home sales set to end the year at highest point since 2006  (HousingWire, 12/27/17) Pending home sales inched up slightly in November, indicating that existing home sales will also inch up in December, according to the latest release from the National Association of Realtors. Read More

Fannie Mae: lenders forecasting negative profit margins ahead  (NMP, 12/27/17) Mortgage lenders are forecasting a negative profit margin outlook for the next three months, according to Fannie Mae's Fourth Quarter Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey. Read More

 

Pending home sales inched up in November  (NMP, 12/27/17)  Pending home sales were up by slight margins in November, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Read More

 

Freddie Mac: mortgage rates surge to five-month high  (HousingWire, 12/28/17)  Mortgage rates increased in the final week of 2017 to a five-month high, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey. Read More

 

U.S. homes’ worth at a cumulative $31.8 trillion  (NMP, 12/28/17)  As 2017 comes to a close, Zillow has estimated the total value of all U.S. homes is now $31.8 trillion. This 6.5 percent value increase is the fasted annual growth in four years. Read More

 

Local News

 Pressure is building to avert property tax cuts by amending the Colorado Constitution. But it’ll be a hard sell.  (The Denver Post, 12/24/17)

The news that Colorado is on a collision course with another government-shrinking property tax cut landed with a thud. Read More

Auditor: Denver doesn’t know if short-term rentals are hurting neighborhoods and affordable housing

(Denverite, 12/26/17)

The Denver Auditor’s Office knows that the nearly 2,000 short-term rental business licenses issued from January through August brought in about $49,000 to the city’s coffers. Read More

Metro Denver housing price gains hold steady for 4th straight month  (DBJ, 12/26/17)

The rate of home price gains in metro Denver held steady at 7.2 percent for the fourth straight month, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Indices report, released Tuesday. Read More

Denver tore down their village. They built it again, this time with permission. It’s working.

(Denverite, 12/27/17)

Known as Beloved Community Village, it represents an enormous victory for the alliance that has redefined Denver’s conversation about homelessness. This is Denver’s first modern, legal housing community built by and for people experiencing homelessness. Read More

Green roofs rules grow closer, and Denver roofing permits hold steady  (Denverite, 12/27/17)  Denver property owners don’t seem to be flooding the city permitting process ahead of the new green roof rules going into place next week. Read More

Midtown Arts Center site could turn into housing for homeless  (Coloradoan, 12/27/17)

Within the next two years, the Midtown Arts Center could turn into a home for 60 currently homeless Fort Collins residents. Read More

 

Tech talent chasing cheap housing is fleeing Silicon Valley and Denver is one of the top 5 destinations, real estate CEO says

(The Denver Post, 12/28/17)  Denver got a shout out from Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman during CNBC’s “Power Lunch” on the “mass exodus” of tech companies and talent from Silicon Valley. Read More

How much are all Denver houses worth?  (DBJ, 12/28/17)  If you added up the value of all of Denver's housing stock, it would total more than $400 billion. Read More

Colorado housing market ‘so skewed’ to sellers ‘it’s not even funny,’ expert says  (KUNC, 12/28/17) More than 77,000 new residents arrived in Colorado this year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. With the state’s unemployment rate sitting at 2.7 percent, many of the homes Inhulsen has listed along the Front Range are selling in less than one month, Inhulsen said. Read More

Project to provide affordable housing to creative workers in Colorado Springs gains momentum  (The Gazette, 12/28/17)

A local effort to build an affordable place for artists and other creative types to live and work in downtown Colorado Springs is gaining momentum. What's needed now is a location. Read More

City launches effort to track buildings’ energy efficiency (BusinessDen, 12/29/17)

The City of Denver has released an online tool that shows how large buildings across the city rank when it comes to energy efficiency. Read More



 

 As a luxury consultant, I have special expertise in the exclusive upper-tier market. My access to the latest technologies and market research along with my ability to network with other top luxury agents that will truly benefit my clients and enhance their buying or selling experience no matter your price range...I work for the benefit of you. 

Different by design...Colorado Alpine Homes and Colorado Luxury Mountain Homes is where Betty  takes a different approach to real estate, one that is built with personal touches, win-win deals and positive results for all.  I use the latest technologies, market research and business strategies to exceed your expectations. More importantly, I listen carefully and that means I find solutions that are tailored to you...I'd love to be your luxury mountain home connection!!

After you have had the chance to review this information, please contact me so you can tell me more about how I can help you in your mountain home search.  I would appreciate the opportunity to earn your business....thanks for your time!

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Summit County listings last updated Jan 20, 2018 6:35:pm.