Selling Your Home

Sept. 4, 2023

Smart Moves: What Proactive Homeowners Tackle in September

Ah, September. As the weather begins to shift and we ease back into our regular post-summer routines, it's the perfect opportunity to show our homes some extra care and attention. With the changing season, a bit of maintenance can go a long way in keeping our living spaces comfortable ...

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July 24, 2023

Deed Restricted-Locals Only Housing


Welcome to the second home community--oh wait! Locals? What locals? There are many affordable housing options for locals if you know what to look for.  If you're looking for a place to call home in Summit County and are one of the hard working members of our ...

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July 17, 2023

Homeowner Associations


Homeowner Associations in our area are key to the success of the second home and vacation market.  

Without these volunteer-led and professionally managed associations, we would not be able to cater to the hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.  Please take a moment to learn some ...

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June 5, 2023

7 Tips to Getting your House Ready to Sell!

7 Tips to Getting your House Ready to Sell!


  • Clear clutter.
  • Change appliances.

  • Paint exterior of home.

  • Trim trees and maintain lawn.

  • Replace roof if needed.

  • Wash windows.

  • Residential real estate council.

  • Replace carpet.

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May 22, 2023

Achieving the Dream of Homeownership

Step one: Get started apply for a mortgage

• Most lenders suggest you should spend no more than 28% of your monthly gross (pre-tax) income on your mortgage payment.


Step two: Save for a downpayment set up automatic savings

• You may have to save less than you think ...

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May 13, 2023

Discovering Summit County

Summit County, Colorado is a breathtakingly beautiful destination that offers year-round activities for all types of travelers. From skiing and snowboarding to hiking and mountain biking, Summit County is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Here's a guide to discovering Summit County and making the most of your trip.

Skiing ...

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May 8, 2023

Safety & Comfort at Altitude

When moving to, and visiting, the mountains, you must consider all the differences that geography, altitude, and the resort elements bring. We are here to help inform and guide you through the mountain lifestyle. 

The “shady” parts of town

Due to our rugged terrain, tall mountains (think taller than ...

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May 1, 2023

Summit County History and Area Information

Did you know that Lake Dillon Reservoir is man-made?  The Town of Frisco was already in existence, and all the buildings at the bottom of the lake were moved to the new towns of Dillon and Silverthorne.

Some of us consider the lake to be the heart of the ...

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April 17, 2023

How to Sell Your Mountain Home and Find Your Next Dream Home

If you're looking to sell your mountain home, you want to make sure you get the best deal possible. But where do you start? With so many real estate agents out there, it can be tough to know who to trust. That's where Kristin Walter of Mountain Dream ...

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March 26, 2022

Distressed Property Sales

Buying a distressed property can make anyone feel somewhat uneasy.

If you are thinking of buying a house that is “distressed”, consider the following:

  1. Short Sales aka “Pre-Foreclosures”: There is nothing “short” about the timing.  The seller is selling their bank mortgagor short.  Do not fall in love ...
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