The vacation home blog

Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Colorado Rockies Real Estate
The Colorado mountains, real estate, ski resorts, lifestyle and vacation homes is my focus. I am a resource for people who want to know more about buying, selling and renting their vacation homes in all of Summit County; Breckenridge, Frisco, Copper Mountain, Keystone, Dillon and Silverthorne.



I am the representative from my Summit Association of Realtors to the Rocky Mountain Resort Alliance.  We meet three times a year and compare notes on our markets, trends and activity levels.  RMRA is composed of Boards of Realtors in resort areas in the Rocky Mountains, from Whistler  to Park Ci...
Joan Snodgrass meme'd me.  I thought I had got by without anyone doing it, but she finally caught up with me. Many of you know from my posts that I was born in New Zealand, so that makes me a Kiwi.  My family moved to the US when I was 12 and I am now a naturalized American citizen.  We try to go...
Many Summit County homes have nearby fire hydrants that have been buried under piles of snow.  Our recent plentiful snows have been a boon for skiers but make street and home maintenance difficult.   The Lake Dillon Fire Department is asking that if you have a fire hydrant near your home, you "ad...
Does anyone want to share your thoughts?  I am sitting here watching the debates and it seems to me (an indendent voter) that we Americans may have a Democrat in office in about a year.  I have heard that perhaps the long term capital gain tax rate will go up.  That will affect second home owners...
The post below is a guest blog written by a friend of mine who owns a property management company.  They specialize in high end properties and I have clients who use them as their property management company.  The clients are very happy with their services.  Of course, you will want to do as they...

Joanne Hanson

Summit County, Colorado Realtor
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