My hometown, Fraser, CO, was just named #4 Best Secret Ski Towns of North America by National Geographic Magazine: http://adventure.nationalgeographic.com/adventure/trips/best-secret-ski-towns-photos/#close-modal
In case you are wondering where Winter Park real estate sales compares to other ski resorts, here are the latest figures from other Rocky Mountain resorts with Winter Park Area added for the first six month’s sales for 2013. Aspen ~ down 12% in dollar amount of sales; up 10% in number of sales. Breckenridge ~ up 18% in dollar amount of sales; up 23% in number of sales. Jackson Hole ~ up 35% in dollar amount of sales; up 43% in number of sales. Steamboat ~ up 7.5% in dollar amount of sales; up 14.2% in number of sales. Vail ~ down 11% in dollar amount of sales; up 10% in number of sales. Telluride ~ down 5.2% in... Read More →
Winter Park real estate sales were significantly up in August which propelled this year ahead of last year, although by a small margin. Of particular note, the volume of the Residential sector (Single Family Homes & Townhomes) increased dramatically in the Dollar Volume of Sales. The total Number of Sales for all property segments (Residential, Condominiums & Vacant Land) is up 15%, while the Dollar Volume of Sales is up 2%. Average Sale Prices are down 12% for the year but this is still a big improvement compared to 2 months ago. The biggest change was in the highest segment of the market, Residential. The Number of Sales here is down 2%, while the Dollar Volume is down 8% but... Read More →
Winter Park/ Berthoud Pass Snow Report Winter Park, CO August 8, 2013 Fresh Powder. Seasonal Conditions – some rocks possible.
Winter Park real estate sales have shown a sizable growth in the number of sales but a decline in the dollars of sales through June of this year compared to 2012. This has resulted in a decline in the average sales price. The total Number of Sales for all property segments (Residential, Condominiums & Vacant Land) is up 14%, but the Dollar Volume of Sales is down 3%. Thus the Average Sale Price is down 16% or $56,000. This is primarily due to a decline in the highest segment of the market, Residential. The Number of Sales here is down 16%, while the Dollar Volume is down 22%. So not only has the Number of Sales slipped significantly but the... Read More →
My Condition with Update Posted on March 19, 2013 by Paul Lewis Hi All Several people have asked what is going on with me so I thought I would catch everyone up in an email. On Wednesday Feb 20 I went to my Doctor to get some Antibiotics for an infection. I started taking the antibiotics that night and almost right away did not feel too well. Thursday Friday And Saturday I didn’t feel good and mostly stayed in bed. Just figured it was the Meds fighting the infection, which has happened to me before. Sunday I felt a little better, was up all day, went to the store and watched the Oscars with Nancy. Then I went to bed.... Read More →