Breckenridge benefits as Summit County real estate rebound continues |

Breckenridge benefits as Summit County real estate rebound continues

Experts say the Summit County real estate market is seeing a rebound. Above is a home in the Peak One housing development in Frisco. |

The real estate market in Summit County continued to climb in the first half of 2013 with 626 land and home sales, according to the Slifer Report, released by Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate.

The Slifer Report includes all available information from the Summit County Realtors Multiple Listing Service and compares January through June 2013 sales data with figures from previous years. Last year there were 550 transactions through June, 465 by the end of June 2011 and 432 through June 2010, according to the report.

Sales volume is up as well, the report stated, with $289.8 million in sales compared to $264.4 in 2012 and $233.9 in 2011.

Breckenridge reaped the biggest benefits of the upswing, seeing a 22.9 percent increase in sales volume and a 22.6 rise in the number of homes sold, according to the report. The sale of condos was up substantially in both volume and units sold — 40 percent and 36 percent, respectively — while land sales leapt 53 percent in volume and 34 percent in parcels sold.

Slifer Smith & Frampton operates three offices with more than 30 brokers in Summit County. For more information, or to view The Slifer Report in its entirety, visit

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