Did Breckenridge implement rent control? Did Summit County take “property rights”?

Did Breckenridge implement rent control? Did Summit County take “property rights”?

A federal judge has effectively frozen a legal battle over Summit County’s short-term rental regulations — at least temporarily — after county officials filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by area homeowners. One of the claims of homeowners is that the new...
Live like a local, pay hotel property taxes on nightly rentals

Live like a local, pay hotel property taxes on nightly rentals

Big changes in store for Colorado real estate in the upcoming legislature   Colorado Governor Polis, in a recent interview, called short term rentals paying residential rates a “loophole” that he supports closing.  “Residential properties that work like hotels...
Short term rentals coming for the suburbs of Denver, Colorado

Short term rentals coming for the suburbs of Denver, Colorado

Joining Denver and some of Colorado’s biggest ski towns, which have created strict rules for STRs in recent years, residents across Jefferson County (suburb of Denver) say they have fallen victim to an issue that has long plagued other parts of the state.  Why...
Aspen/Pitkin County lines up ban on short-term rentals

Aspen/Pitkin County lines up ban on short-term rentals

Aspen continues leading the way in Colorado on nightly rental regulations.  Historically what happens in Aspen ultimately flows through to other mountain communities.  What is in the exclusion of nightly rentals in Pitkin County?  Are these new...

Big changes in mountain real estate, volumes drop, but there is one big surprise

Although March is typically not a big sales time in the mountains with mud season and the resorts closed, there are some interesting trends emerging.  As suspected single family homes sales volumes have dropped dramatically along with median and average sales...
Big changes to traffic patterns and Colorado mountain real estate post Covid

Big changes to traffic patterns and Colorado mountain real estate post Covid

Anyone who has ventured into any Colorado ski town recently has noticed a profound change since Covid.  Everything seems to be busy all the time, prices have skyrocketed, and longtime locals are quickly priced out.  What is causing the swift changes and what...