Janene Johnson's Blog Posts

Janene Johnson's Blog Posts

CodeRED
Emergencies happen every day all over the country. Yes, even in our little slice of paradise. Which is why you should sign up for CodeRED. Whether you are a full time resident o...

Is Your House Pet Friendly
Did you know 68% of American households have a pet and in 2018 they spent $72 billion on those pets?If you are one of the many homeowners looking to list your home for sale, how ...

St Patricks Day Facts And Tidbits Just For You
We all love to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, but where did these traditions come from? I’ve picked some of the most interesting St. Patrick’s Day facts and tidbits for you t...

Say What
As promised in my previous blog here are a few more Real Estate terms you are likely to hear come out of your Realtors mouth.Days on market (DOM): The number of days a property ...

What Does It Mean
Contingency, Days on market, Curb appeal… Real Estate has a language all its own. Don’t worry, over my next few blogs I will have you up to speed with a list of common terms ...

Is Your Dog Ready For The Holidays
Everyone dog owner has or knows a story about the time you brought the dog to visit friends and relatives. Taking a dog to someone’s home for the holidays can be stressful. The...

An Adventure Basecamp
“An Adventure Basecamp”… That's what Elevation Outdoors Magazine called Winter Park during their announcement that we are once again Colorado’s Top Adventure Town! T...

Fall Has Arrived
The air is cool the leaves have turned that perfect shade of yellow that the sun enhances to make it seem like the entire forest is glowing... Fall is here!With fall comes one of...

Summers Home Stretch In Winter Park Colorado
The days are getting cooler and shorter in the Winter Park/Fraser Valley but we still have few events to attend before Leaf Peepers, Pumpkin Spiced drinks and festivals starting ...

Ski Train Is Coming To Winter Park
The long awaited return of the ski train to Winter Park is happening!  Amtrak announced on their website, www.amtrak.com, that the train will run on weekends and some holid...

Ready Set Let It Snow
Are you ready for winter?  It is still beautiful here in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, we got our wish for a beautiful late summer.  The aspen leaves are still colorfu...

Grandview Townhome In Fraser Colorado
You must come and see this spacious townhome that sits on the ridge above Fraser in the beautiful Fraser Valley, Colorado.  This is the home of the Winter Park Resort, Rocky...

Grand Park Recreation Center
Grand Park Recreation Center, located between the towns of Winter Park and Fraser, up here in the high country of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, is a great alternative for an indi...

2015 Annual Market Statistics
Our market here in the Winter Park Fraser Valley of the Northern Rocky Mountains of Colorado is going pretty well.  We’re a second home, resort market so we tend to follow...

What Is Happening In Colorado
Colorado is one of the most beautiful, active, sunny and fun places to visit in all of North America.  Don’t mind me, I’ve only lived here since 1980!  But honestly...

Holiday Activities In Winter Park Colorado
These holidays and ski season in snowy, beautiful Winter Park, Colorado are magical.  We have had almost 2 feet of snow in the last 7 days and over 125 inches so far this ye...

Update From The National Association Of Realtors Convention
The National Association of Realtors held their annual convention last week in beautiful downtown San Diego.  It was an incredible week filled with phenomenal speakers, grea...

Fall Checklist
Fall is definitely here in the high mountains of the Colorado Rockies.  The aspen leaves are just about done their colorful Fall dance, the temperatures are dipping a bit a...

August 2015 Year To Date Sales Information
Here is some interesting information regarding the real estate market in the Grand County, Colorado area.  This includes the towns of Winter Park, Fraser, Granby, Grand Lake...

Activities For After Skiing
Activities for After Skiing!Winter Park Resort is one of North America’s best ski resorts.  It’s terrain ranges from beginner slopes, including a magic carpet for those ...

10 Facts That All Sellers Of A Resort Property Should Know
Aw, you’re leaving?  I know it’s a tough decision to finally put that second home in beautiful Winter Park, Colorado on the market.  But life changes, things happe...

Homeowner Associations
Here in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, we have many condominium complexes and subdivisions that are governed by homeowner (property owner) associations.  These associations ...

10 Facts That All Second Home Resort Buyers Should Know
Purchasing a property in a resort town like Winter Park, Colorado, is an exciting and potentially lucrative thing to do.  But first, there are some facts that all potential ...

Winter Park Area Sales
Sales in the Winter Park, Colorado have been steadily improving over the last year or so.  Typically, our market up here in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado tends to follow ...

Why Hasnt This Condo Sold
Why hasn’t this condo sold?  That’s the most common question I receive as a real estate professional working in the second home, ski resort market of Winter Park, Colora...

Interested In Purchasing A Mountain Property
Have you been thinking about purchasing a property in a ski resort to use as a second home?  Purchasing any real estate seems to be a daunting process for most buyers but p...

Why Do I Love Winter Park
There are so many reasons why life in Winter Park, Colorado is simply amazing.  I’ll discuss some of the best reasons in just a few minutes but let me first say that when ...

Granby Colorado Is The Place To Be
Granby, Colorado is located halfway between world class skiing at the Winter Park Resort and world class hiking and summer fun in Rocky Mountain National Park.  In the last ye...

Three Mistakes In My Real Estate Career
Three mistakes that I’ve made in my real estate career could probably turn into a novel of 1,000 mistakes I’ve made over my twenty plus year real estate career.  But in ...

3rd Quarter 2014 Market Statistics
This is a quick summary of how the real estate markets in the Winter Park, Granby and Grand Lake areas look for the period of January 1, 2014 through September 30, 2014 as compar...

Important Resources For Grand County Colorado
If you are heading up to beautiful Grand County, Colorado, home to the Winter Park Ski Resort and Rocky Mountain National Park, here are some wonderful websites for you to visit ...

Winter Park Colorado In The FAll
What is there to do in Winter Park, Colorado during the shoulder season before the ski area opens?  There are so many things, it’s hard to put them all down in a short blo...

Summertime
It's summertime in the Rocky Mountains!  In case you don't know, being in the town of Winter Park, Colorado in the summer is absolutely incredible.  The surrounding areas...

How To Stage Your Home To Sell
Up here in Colorado Ski Country, the majority of the homes on the market are second homes.  While the homeowners may use the home very frequently, they tend not to have the ...

The World Of Zulia
There is a seemingly magical place called Zulia, where they take real estate listing information from many different sources and post it on their websites.  In this magi...

129 Caribou Winter Park Ranch
This beautiful home at 129 Caribou in prestigious Winter Park Ranch is just minutes away from world class skiing at Winter Park Resort.  I’d like to say that this 3 bedroom...

Winter Park Wipeout March 22 2014
This is an event that you don’t want to miss!   The Winter Park Fraser Valley Rotary Club will be hosting the second annual Winter Park Wipe Out on March 22, 2014! ...


If you have never experienced the Christmas holiday at a ski resort, you are in for a treat.  The Town of Winter Park is lit up with Christmas lights and decorations and of ...

Intrawest Offers IPO
Intrawest, the ski operator that runs both the Winter Park Resort and Steamboat Ski and Resort, has filed for a $100M IPO on the New York Stock Exchange.  Here is a link to th...

In Town Winter Park Condominium
This beautiful two bedroom plus den (which could be a third bedroom) is listed for $250,000.  It’s located in the complex called Vasquez Village, sandwiched between downto...

Beautiful Vasquez Village Condominium
This gorgeous two bedroom condo in the Town of Winter Park also has covered parking, a huge storage closet in the parking area, a family room/den that could be that 3rd bedroom a...

Ever Feel Like This
Ever feel like this?  I know I do, especially after a full day of skiing at Winter Park Resort!  But I also feel like this when I have a big decision to make and I just...

Mid Year Statistics
Mid Year Statistics for resort real estate in Winter Park, Colorado show that we’re continuing to recover, slowly but surely.  Interest rates are still phenomenal, albeit ...

Where Do You Find Peace
Where do you find peace, where you are able to completely relax and, dare I say, find your happy place?  The Fraser River runs through the Town of Winter Park, past the Wint...

Spring Cleaning Time
Spring cleaning in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado can be challenging, but for such a good reason!  We live in pine forests, get over 300 days of sunshine a year and due to ou...

Wake Up Sellers and Buyers
Wake Up Mr. and Mrs. Seller and Mr. and Mrs. Buyer!  Even though the real estate market in the Winter Park Fraser Valley area, home to Winter Park Resort, has experienced a de...

Plus Signs in Winter Park
Here is a quick snapshot of what is happening in the Grand County Real Estate market year to date as compared to the same time last year.  This information is taken directly f...

I DON’T NEED NO BUILDING INSPECTOR
I don't need a building inspector, do I?  Many property buyers do not understand the importance of the services of a building inspector.  Building inspectors are not regu...

The New Year is Upon Us
Recently, I read a post where someone wrote "Dear 2013, you were not expected by many, so please be awesome!"  Here in the Winter Park area, we truly believe that 2013 will be...


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