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Navigating Colorado’s Rapidly Rising Mountain Real Estate Market

Vacation Mountain Retreats in Grand County became more expensive in 2021 compared to 2020, with the communities of Fraser, Granby, and Kremmling seeing an increase in average property prices of 20% or more this year. Known for its year-round recreation, Tabernash saw a 5.1% increase in property prices, with the highest sold price in the unincorporated town coming in at

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Building Vs Buying A Home In Winter Park

So you want a new house in Winter Park, but you can’t make up your mind about building a new home or buying an existing home. While there is no definitive wrong answer for this, it is essential to review the advantages and disadvantages of each option before making your final decision. Winter Park, also known as Lakota Winter Park,

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Is Now a Good Time to Invest in Colorado Real Estate?

For many people searching for a second home right now, it seems there isn’t enough supply to meet demand. So is it worth getting into a bidding war over your dream vacation home? Increased demand for Winter Park real estate creates a seller’s market, which Colorado has been experiencing since 2020. Predictions show it will continue to be a seller’s

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Keeping up Your Second Home Between Vacations

There is no question about it, a home is a valuable asset— one of the biggest and most significant a person can own. For all homeowners, some degree of time and energy is required to aid in the home’s appreciation and make it a space worth living in. Routine maintenance is a constant responsibility as is protection against theft and

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7 Benefits of Owning a Second Home in Winter Park

The Four General Benefits To buy, or not to buy, that is the question spinning through the minds of many who are contemplating the purchase of a second home. Homes are large investments and the process of buying can be a stressful one. However, large investments can pay large dividends— ones that provide an invaluable return.  When considering the purchase

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Winter Park: Where Local Business Thrive

From dining and shopping to lodging and a variety of other services, Winter Park, Colorado is home to hundreds of local businesses.   Winter Park is a vibrant area, bustling with activity and an ever-growing local economy. It is becoming a popular area of residence for local business owners, carrying a wealth of opportunity for public involvement within this active economic

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Luxury Mountain Home in the winter

A Buyer and Seller’s Guide to Finding Luxury Real Estate Agents

Whether you are planning to buy or sell a luxury home, ensuring you have a realtor who can take on the challenge is half the battle. Finding the right agent shouldn’t have to be a burden, however. That’s why we’re here to give you all our tips for finding a luxury real estate agent when you’re ready to make a

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Preparing Your Home for the Luxury Market

If you’re spending more time at home lately, perhaps now is the time to consider preparing your home for the market. During this unique period of social distancing, it can be an ideal time to consult a Lakota realtor, virtually of course, and tackle some projects. Preparing to Rent or Sell Your Luxury Home Whether you plan to rent out

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Tips for Buying a Second Home at Lakota

Don’t let the name fool you; there are year-round recreational activities in Winter Park Colorado. This mountain town is also home to Lakota Real Estate, where our luxury homes feature a variety of floor plans. If you’re looking for a second home, you’ll find your perfect fit with Lakota.

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What to Know Before Buying Your Lakota Home

Lakota is one of the newer subdivisions in Winter Park, Colorado, a vibrant town surrounded by the breathtaking Arapaho National Forest. It was first developed during the mid-1990s and has become the perfect spot for outdoor lovers to visit and live. Skiers from all over the world love to visit our beautiful ski resorts during the winter, while other outdoor

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Qualifying for a second mortgage

What to Know About Qualifying for a Second Home Mortgage

Buying a second home can be a great financial decision. It can make long vacations much more affordable, bring you a rental income, and add an additional layer to your retirement plan. If you’re thinking of buying a second home, there are a few things you need to do about the mortgage process that is somewhat different from a primary

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Winter Park: Colorado’s Best Kept Secret

Here in Colorado, we love our ski resorts. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a resort that isn’t an absolute blast to spend the day in, however, it’s not a secret that there’s one resort we feel stands apart from the rest. It may even be Colorado’s best-kept secret, but we’re willing to share that secret with you now! It’s the

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