Discover Your Dream Home

Betty Stielow
License #: Colorado

Betty Stielow

Associate Broker, GRI, ECOBroker, ABR, CLHMS
Mountain Dream Real Estate

  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 December 2017 Stats


Here's the latest news from Land Title Guarantee as of May 11, 2018.

National News


House search takes many months, but buyers do not intend to give up

NAHB | 5.7.18 The Housing Trends Report (HTR) is a new research product created by NAHB’s Economics team to track prospective home buyers’ perceptions about the availability and affordability of homes for-sale in their markets.  Results are based on national polls conducted by Morning Consult. Read More

Conventional loan share reaches decade high NAHB | 5.7.18

NAHB analysis of the most recent Quarterly Sales by Price and Financing published by the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that conventional loans accounted for 73.8% of new home sales in the first quarter of 2018, the highest share in a decade. Read More


MBA predicts multifamily loan originations will take a little tumble HousingWire | 5.7.18

The Mortgage Bankers Association predicts that multifamily loan originations will decrease 2% over the course of 2018. Read More

Today’s housing: higher prices and consumer confidence NMP | 5.7.18

Three new data reports on the state of the national housing environment offers a startling consideration of how far housing has moved in the last decade. Read More


From their parents’ basements to dream homes: Millennials are skipping starter houses  USA Today | 5.7.18

Millennials put off buying their first home as they struggled with the aftereffects of the Great Recession. Now that they’re snapping up houses in greater numbers, many older Millennials are making up for lost time: They’re bypassing the traditional gateway to homeownership – the starter, or entry-level, home – and buying larger, more expensive houses where they’re likely to raise families and maybe even grow old. Read More


Ben Carson sued for delaying an anti-segregation rule – again  Curbed | 5.8.18

A collection of civil rights advocates filed suit against Ben Carson and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Tuesday over its delay of an Obama-era regulation designed to help cities and counties address segregation. Read More


Multifamily permits are up 19%, but they really shouldn’t be  HousingWire | 5.8.18

Most researchers and economists say construction is slowing and will continue to slow. The odd thing is that the number of multifamily building permits does not reflect that sentiment, jumping 19% in March, according to Capital Economics’ monthly housing report. Read More

Report: Hispanic household wealth continues to climb  HousingWire | 5.8.18

The Hispanic community continues to drive homeownership growth in the U.S., but a challenging political climate keeps many from making long-term financial commitments, according to the latest HWP Annual report released by the Hispanic Wealth Project and the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals. Read More

Mortgage delinquency keeps falling, drops for 19th straight quarter HousingWire | 5.8.18

The mortgage market performed well in the first quarter of 2018, seeing the 19th consecutive decrease in annual mortgage delinquencies, according to the Q1 2018 Industry Insights Report from TransUnion. Read More

Recession won’t come until at least 2021, Bank of America predicts  CNBC | 5.8.18

Bank of America's investment arm has offered some soothing words to investors fretting about an imminent meltdown in global equities and a resulting slowdown. Read More

Forget owning, renting is becoming the end game for many millennials and baby boomers  The Washington Post | 5.8.18

Renting traditionally has been viewed as one rung on the housing ladder: First, you rent an apartment, then move on to purchase a starter home, which is followed by the family home, where most people spend the majority of their years. Renting has always been a step in the process and rarely the endgame. Read More

More college grads living with parents than before the crash  Builder | 5.8.18

Young college graduates are more likely to be living with their parents than they were before the housing bubble, especially in places that had a more exaggerated boom and subsequent crash, Zillow reported Tuesday. Read More

Mortgage credit availability holds steady, foreclosures down NMP | 5.8.18

The level of mortgage credit availability was unchanged from March to April while the level of mortgaged properties facing foreclosure, according to new data from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and CoreLogic. Read More

  How college grads drive up urban rents  CityLab | 5.8.18

It’s abundantly clear that in today’s economy, the ability to attract and mobilize highly educated people—so-called human capital—is the key factor in the the wealth of nations as well of that of cities. But the driving force of talent in economic growth also contributes to our worsening divides. While metropolitan areas with more educated people have higher levels of income, they also have higher housing costs. And the burden of those costs falls hardest on the less educated. Read More

Cost of residential construction inputs already up 4% in 2018 NAHB | 5.9.18

The prices of most building materials increased in April, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) release by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Oriented strand board (OSB) led price increases, up 7.1% since March (not seasonally adjusted). The indexes for ready-mix concrete (+0.6%), gypsum products (+0.1%), and the aggregate index for goods inputs to residential construction (+0.9%) also edged higher.  Softwood lumber prices fell 1.9% month-over-month, according to the report. Read More

Report: multifamily rents on the rise  HousingWire | 5.9.18

The U.S. multifamily rent average climbed $4 in April, moving from $1,373 to $1,377 according to a survey of 121 markets by Yardi-Matrix. Read More

MBA: mortgage apps continue to slide  HousingWire | 5.9.18

Mortgage applications continued last week’s decreasing trend, falling 0.4% from last week, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 4, 2018. Read More

Capital Economics: with looming rate hikes, home purchase applications see a spike  HousingWire | 5.9.18

The single-family housing market is seeing a temporary jump in purchase applications in the face of three expected hikes in the interest rate from the Fed according to a report from Capital Economics. The recent release of job growth numbers revealing that unemployment is below 4% for the first time since 2001, have all but guaranteed the interest rate hikes and potential homebuyers are rushing to pull the trigger and lock down new digs before the impending interest rate hike in June. Read More

The Amazon effect may not be as big as you think  Builder | 5.9.18

A new look at what will happen to the rental market in the city selected for Amazon's second U.S. headquarters finds that impact on rents may not be as large as originally thought. Read Mor


The importance of beauty in affordable housing  Next City | 5.9.18

“Great design is part of our philosophy,” says Brenda Rosen, president and CEO of Breaking Ground, the 28-year old supportive housing nonprofit that developed the Schermerhorn. “Having a beautiful place to live creates a sense of pride and helps residents regain their stability and dignity.” Read More

Rising incomes boost housing affordability in first quarter of 2018  NAHB | 5.10.18

Strong wage growth more than offset an increase in mortgage interest rates to boost nationwide housing affordability in the first quarter of 2018, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI). Read More

Freddie Mac: rising interest rates aren’t holding back homebuyers  HousingWire | 5.10.18

Interest rates remained steady for the week, but even their significant increase from last year isn’t holding back homebuyers, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market survey. Read More

Ask the underwriter: What is a student loan cash-out refinance?  HousingWire | 5.10.18

Ask the Underwriter is a regular column for HousingWire's LendingLife newsletter, addressing real questions asked to, and answered by, professional mortgage underwriter, Dani Hernandez.  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 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!





Summit County listings last updated May 20, 2018 11:26:pm.