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Summit County Stats

by Allison Simson

Happy Tuesday Morning to you! 

For anyone who's counting...the statistical data for sales in Summit County 2009 is in! Here, in a nutshell, is the summary for Summit County As always, if you'd like more details, please just give us a call! 

*Summit County ended the year 2009 with $683,009,100 in monetary sales volume. This is 36% shy of the 2008 total.

*Total Transactions in 2009 totaled 1047, 32% shy of 2008's total.

*The areas that showed an increase in median average price for Single Family 2008 to 2009- Breckenridge at +14%, Keystone at +27%, Peak 7 ( Crystal Peak Lodge) at +33%, Silverthorne at +20%,- the total Median Price Single Family Gross Live Median increased by +4%.

*The areas that showed an increase in median average price for Multi-Family 2008 to 2009 –Copper Mountain at 21%, Silverthorne at 2% and Summit Cove at 22%-the total Median Price for Condo and Townhome sales overall decreased by 10%

*The total Median Price for Vacant Land only decreased from 2008-2009 by 3%.

*There were 136 Residential Units that sold for $1M and over in 2009 vs. 177 in 2008 and 208 in 2007.

*The most active Residential Price ranges in December were $200k-300k 21 transactions, $300K -400K 22 transactions, $400K-500K 21 transactions and $500K-600K21 transactions.

*The YTD Price Point Summary for 2009 indicates a total of 1047 transactions vs. 2008 at 1471 transactions and 2007 at 2581 transactions.

*The Year to Date 2009 areas with highest number of transactions: Breckenridge at 257, Keystone at 173 transactions, Frisco at 127 transactions, Silverthorne at 117 transactions, the Breckenridge Golf Course area at 116 transactions, and Wildernest with 114 transactions. Cash transactions are still averaging around 40% each month.

*Top Sale in Summit County: 12/21/2009 $8,285,000 Timber Trail Subd Lot 9 – 382 Timber Trail Road – 7 Brm 9 Bath – YOC 2006 – 6,565 SF on .545 Acres which is $1,262.00 PSF!

*The number of foreclosed homes in Summit County, while higher than 2008, is still very low (under 50 in 2009).

Note: This information was obtained from Land Title Guarantee company and comes from actual recorded transactions at the County Clerk and Recorder’s Office for that particular month.  The information is not directly related to MLS data. The data is an unofficial tabulation of Summit County Records that are believed to be reasonably accurate.

Yes, Summit County has been hit by the national recession, but not nearly as hard as so many parts of the country.  For this we are thankful and hopeful for some stabilization in the national economy this year.

If you would like specific information about your Summit County property or any particular complex or subdivision, please respond to this email and we'll send you the 2009 Sales report for that area!


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Allison Simson, Owner/Broker
Lynn Sustad, Buyer Specialist
Kelie Gray, Buyer Specialist
Anna Willis, Buyer Specialist
Kristi Warner, Client Care Manager
Margaret Bowes, Transaction Coordinator

What your money can buy ~ A jewel in Frisco

by Allison Simson & Joyce Nenninger
Summit Daily News 01/16/2010, Page B05

A jewel in Frisco

njoy the cozy location of this fully furnished one bedroom with loft condo at Tarn Landing in Frisco. Unit C-18 is on the top floor with 1,244 square feet of thoughtfully planned out space. With nice finishes and a great deck overlooking the wetlands, this is a jewel of a condo. An open and bright liv­ing area with the warmth from the gas fireplace will have you curling up after a fun day of skiing if you’re not relaxing in the on-site hot tub. The master bedroom with an oversized master bath­room is located on the main level with a great view of
Buffalo Mountain. An additional full bathroom with washer and dryer are on the same level for added con­venience. The large loft area with a half bath is current­ly being used as a family room/spare bedroom.

With free public transportation and bike/walk­ing paths right outside your door, getting around Frisco to enjoy its many shops and restaurants is a breeze. There’s easy access to all of the ski areas and Frisco Nordic Center.

Priced at $369,000 this is one of the more affordable condos in Frisco. HOA dues are $367 per month and include cable, common area maintenance, common taxes, insurance, on-site management, snow removal, trash pickup and water/sewer. Pets are welcome.

Visit www.SummitHome and meet the buyer specialist team at Summit Real Estate — The Simson/Nenninger Team. They can be reached at (800) 262-8442 or (970) 468-6800, www.SummitReal or e-mail us at [email protected]

New Site Dedicated to I-70 Traveler

by Allison Simson & Joyce Nenninger

New Site Dedicated to I-70 Traveler

Skiers, sightseers, residents and mountain travelers of all kinds now have an exciting new way of planning and optimizing their next trip along I-70. is a new website and mobile phone application dedicated to the I-70 traveler.

“ is the single address that you need to plan your next trip to the Colorado high country,” said Tad Kline, TDM Program Manager of the I-70 Mountain Corridor Coalition. “We have gathered together the best highway, weather, snow conditions and local information available and put it on a single web page. You can view current highway speeds, get tips for the best times to travel, or search for anything your heart desires - trailheads, shopping, parking, lodging, restaurants – anywhere along I-70 mountain corridor.”

The site includes road information from CDOT, Google and from the network of GoI70 Jackrabbits – frequent users of the highway who post updates of current travel conditions. The Jackrabbits are part of the GoI70 social network where travelers can post their first-hand impressions of road conditions and keep up to date about what is going on along the I-70 corridor.

Since going live just before Thanksgiving, GoI70 has had 2300 unique visitors to the website and nearly 100 people follow its tweets daily, getting up to the minute information about changing highway conditions on their mobile phones. The GoI70 social network has drawn notice from Warren Miller Entertainment and the Colorado Snow website, among many others.

The blog offers detailed travel forecasts for the upcoming weekends and holidays, and tips for the best times to travel along I-70.

Once you are on the road, text alerts on changing road conditions can be sent direct to your phone or you can check on your smart phone for the latest highway news and current travel speeds.

Visit and "Know before you go!”


About I-70 Mountain Corridor Coalition

The coalition was formed through an intergovernmental agreement in January 2004 to address transportation issues in the I-70 mountain corridor, and to respond to CDOT's Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. The local governments involved in the coalition include Roaring Fork Transportation Authority, the counties of Clear Creek, Eagle, Garfield, Grand, Jefferson and Summit, plus the cities and towns of Aspen, Avon, Breckenridge, Dillon, Empire, Fraser, Frisco, Georgetown, Glenwood Springs, Golden, Grand Lake, Idaho Springs, Leadville, Minturn, Silverthorne, Silver Plume, Vail, and Winter Park. Private partners include Powdr-Copper Mountain, Intrawest Corporation and Vail Resorts, Inc. More information is available at


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