Summit County’s luxury real estate market remains strong headed into 2022

Jan Leopold, broker for Re/Max Attributes of the Summit, aided market this house, pictured in July 2021. The household is positioned on Slalom Travel in Breckenridge and according to the Summit County Assessor’s web-site, its sale price tag was $2.5 million.
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Why so many individuals are interested in getting a next residence in Summit County is not a secret. The region features a good deal of recreational chances yr-spherical, the landscapes is impeccable and it is the initial big quit alongside Interstate 70 that features four ski resorts all in one particular county.

These major benefits blended with the pandemic’s boost in distant working has developed quite the hot actual estate industry in Summit County all 12 months prolonged, and especially so for the luxury current market.

Jan Leopold, broker for Re/Max Attributes of the Summit, said in 2020, there was about 2 times as significantly stock on the market place than there is right now, and in contrast to 2019, there was approximately 4.5 moments as significantly as there is these days. The very low total of stock makes a strong seller’s sector, and Leopold mentioned numerous of these consumers are creating hard cash presents.



Leopold said in accordance to info from the Summit Affiliation of Realtors, there ended up about 110 units on the current market as of mid-November, and 63 of these had been thought of to be luxury models or models priced at $1 million or far more. This signifies that most of the inventory that is readily available is regarded luxurious.

In total, gross sales for luxury units ended up the strongest in the third quarter of 2021, in accordance to Land Title Assure Company’s month-to-month experiences. The 3rd quarter of the yr raked in approximately $499,084,304 in gross volume for revenue priced at $1 million or more. Second quarter was shut at the rear of at $419,376,361 in gross revenue. Very first quarter lagged at the rear of at $240,619,600.



Land Title’s reports clearly show that Breckenridge regularly has the maximum quantity in transactions. Nevertheless, Marc Warshawsky, real estate agent for nationwide serious estate firm Compass, Inc., reported Silverthorne is typically a close second, followed by Frisco. Warshawsky reported he believes Silverthorne’s robust sector is owing not only to the town’s development, but also it’s key locale in the county.

“It’s pretty attractive from a ton of perspectives,” Warshawsky explained. “Silverthorne has a large amount of wonderful views and Silverthorne is right off of (Interstate) 70. It is the closest, simplest obtain to Denver, to the airport. It’s the initially town you arrive to and then if you are not residing in Breckenridge, Silverthorne is truly the most conveniently situated to almost everything else.”

So much this calendar year, Warshawsky’s biggest sale was a $2.8 million home with 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bogs found in the Highlands at Breckenridge. Warshawsky stated most of his prospective buyers are hunting for residences in the $1 million to $3 million assortment and that most are not shifting to the county entire-time, but are relatively searching for a holiday residence. Like Leopold, most of his buyers are coming from Texas, Illinois and Florida.

Leopold reported about 50 percent her small business is in luxury serious estate. Her greatest sale so far this yr was a $2.7 million dwelling with four bedrooms and 3.5 bogs found in Breckenridge. She’s been marketing in the county’s genuine estate market place for more than 20 years and reported as of late, she’s looking at a modify in the varieties of residences most preferred.

“Big is back again. … We utilised to have the greater houses in advance of the Excellent Economic downturn and then persons started seeking towards scaled-down properties and developing more compact households,” Leopold reported “So significant is again with the open up ground designs built for multigenerational gatherings, a compound that their prolonged family members can occur to for family vacation.”

Like the a lot more economical residential actual estate marketplace, prospective buyers may possibly have to workout persistence if they are hunting for a particular piece of house. Not only is there not as a great deal inventory on the market place, but in accordance to the Summit Realtors Association, the typical amount of times a unit was on the market right until it offered in Breckenridge for October was 31, which is down 72% compared to the exact same month final yr. The affiliation documented previous calendar year that the ordinary selection of times a unit was on the market until finally it offered was 112.

Only time will explain to if the luxurious real estate sector will balance out in the long run.