Park County Realty Blog

Well all you buyers and sellers, here we go again. The listing and early selling season is upon us. Listers should be calling to get scheduled for their listing time frame. You need to have your repairs done. You should start decluttering asap. If you need interior paint get-er-done. If you need exterior paint get it scheduled. Carpet in bad shape , replace it. It is truly important you put your best foot forward. Get the junk out of the yard! If you say( well just sell it as is) it  will cost you money and prospective buyers. If you are not able to get the property in shape then don’t blame the realtor for the pricing.  This is your investment, you have to get involved. If you just have a lot With “Stuff” on it, Evacuate the “Stuff”.

You buyers out

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BRECKENRIDGE INTERNATIONAL SNOW SCULPTURE CHAMPIONSHIP - 2020

The 30th Annual Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championship will be held in Historic Downtown Breckenridge January 20th – January 24th. 16 teams from around the World will be transforming 20-tons of ice into hand carved works of art.

Admission is free and the venue will include a Children’s Event, Fine Arts and Winter Holiday Celebration. Public Transportation and off-site parking is available. The event will close January 29th at 7:00 PM and all sculptures will be taken down.

LORA ALEXANDER

BROKER ASSOCIATE
JEFFERSON REAL ESTATE, INC.
Direct: (719) 838-7003

Mobile: (303) 514-9935 Mobile  

E-mail: Lora@JeffReal.com   

Website: www.JeffReal.com

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The enjoyment of the great outdoors is one of the main reasons we recreate – “to get away from it all”!! Snowmobile access to trails provides the opportunity to explore and enjoy the great outdoors.

 PROPER CLOTHING

  •          Snowmobile riders may find themselves in harsh weather conditions. Today’s snowmobile clothing is excellent at providing warmth and preventing wind and moisture from chilling a rider. Do not cut corners when purchasing your riding gear because it is your best protection against the elements. Be sure to select garments that do not absorb moisture, robbing you of body heat.
  •          Wear a helmet when snowmobiling. It is your head’s best protection in case of an accident. It is also the best protection from wind and
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Below are five compelling reasons to list your house this winter.

1. Demand Is Strong

The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing, and able to purchase, and are in the market right now. More often than not, in many areas of the country, multiple buyers are competing with each other to buy the same home.

Take advantage of the buyer activity currently in the market.

2. There Is Less Competition Now

Inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed for a normal housing market. This means in the majority of the country, there are not enough homes for sale to satisfy the number of buyers in the

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Frozen in time Jefferson Lake

Have a look!!!!  You will not be disappointed, few people make it up to the lake in winter.

Jefferson Lake Recreation Area is a fee area managed by concessionaire located northwest of Jefferson off US Highway 285.  It is a popular area for camping, picnicking, fishing, and hiking.  There are a number of campgrounds available, but none are located directly on Jefferson Lake.  For backpacking and day hiking, the Colorado Trail passes through the area on its way to Georgia Pass and the Jefferson Lake and Jefferson Loop trails also offer day hikers options for long or short walks. 

Ice Fishing

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Going off the Beaten Path in Park County Colorado

Surrounded by National Forest

Park County is surrounded by San Isabel, and Pike National Forests, and there are lots of trails that you can go wheeling on, no matter what your level of experience is.  To see what the most famous trails in this area are, purchase or borrow the Guide to Colorado Backroads & 4-Wheel-Drive Trails, written by Charles A. Wells, and Matt Peterson.  This is a great guide for wheeling in South Park.  In that publication, the Park County trails are in areas 3, 4, and 5.  The guide also categorizes the trails in green (easy), blue (moderate), and red (difficult).

 The green trails can be done in just an all-wheel drive vehicle!  You can get some great views and

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Lying beneath a starry canopy and drifting off to the sound of nature is just one draw to camping in Park County, Colorado.  Breathtaking natural beauty, few bugs, and the abundance of outdoor activities at your fingertips make Park County one of the most popular places to camp.  There are 29 Forest Service campgrounds in Park County, ranging from 7,900 feet to 12,000 feet in elevation.  Eleven Mile Reservoir State Park also has 324 developed campsites.  Tarryall Reservoir State Wildlife Area has many free campsites on a first- come first-served basis.  Whether you’re resting in a trailer, RV or tent, you can’t go wrong with a weekend near the water. 

Looking to sleep next to some 14ers?  On the western end of Park County sits the stunning Mosquito

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FAIRPLAY The South Park Sertoma organization is holding its annual Victorian & Cowboy Christmas Ball on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 7:30 p.m. to midnight at the Fairplay Hotel.Musical entertainment will be provided by the 4th Artillery Quadrille Ensemble and dance instructions will be given. Victorian or pre-1900 Cowboy attire is required. 

25th Annual Victorian & Cowboy Ball, live music, food, cash bar, dancing in the round, costumes and silent auction. Location will be American Legion, 601 Clark Street.

719-836-2622. 

www.fairplayco.us/victorianball, (flyer)

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ABOUT THE ABOMINABLE WINTER ADVENTURE RUN:  http://www.abominablerun.com

It’s time to don your best flannel shirts, strap on those bib snow-pants and wear your best fuzzy hat!

Abominable events are not for those warm weather loving folks; we are all about celebrating everything winter has to offer.

Our winter adventure run will have your heart racing and not just because of the 10,000 foot altitude, this fun yet challenge course will have you climbing over and crawling through obstacles, running in deep snow through scenic woods and fields and sledding down steep inclines.

1507737_849697988427525_6777199608950347108_n-1.jpgNew to the event this year is our first annual “Mountain Man” contest.  Can you grow the best mountain man beard and represent with the best matching flannel?

Post run

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December 11–15, 2019

Ullr Fest will celebrate 57 years this December 11-15, 2019, and the Town of Breckenridge invites snow lovers of all ages to join the party. During Ullr Fest in Historic Breckenridge, don’t be surprised to see horned Viking hats adorning the heads of skiers and snowboarders. Join us for the biggest bonfire in town and more than 12,000 Ullr enthusiasts filling the streets for the Ullr Parade with crazy float participants skiing off jumps on Main Street or gliding along town in a hot tub. Pray for snow with us and Ullr himself… he’s ready for a good party.

  • Take part in the Ullr Parade down Main Street
  • Break the 2019 Breckenridge Distillery Shot Ski “unofficial” World Record
  • Prove your dedication to the cold at the
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