Julie White's Blog Posts

Julie White's Blog Posts

Rendezvous Run For Independence
This year the Rendezvous Run for Independence will be going virtual.  That's right, the 5 mile walk/run that benefits the Scott Hughes Foundation will still be along the Frase...

What Happens To My Earnest Money
I get this question often from first time home buyers : "what is earnest money?  And where does that money go?"Earnest money is required about part of your Contract to Buy and...

4th Of July On The Front Porch
With everything going on with Covid-19, America's Birthday may look a little different this year.  Even though there will be no fireworks there is still enough going on to kee...

Take A Hike
Now that summer has arrived, there's no better time than now to explore all the trails Grand County has to offer.  Whether you're looking for a day hike or an overnight b...

Trail Ridge Road Now Open
The wait is over, less than 2 weeks after the average opening day, Trail Ridge Road has opened up!  As of Thursday, June 4, you can now visit Rocky Mountain National Park and ...

Winter Park Summer 2020 Is Going To Be A Different Kind Of Fun
Currently, all of the scheduled summer events in the Winter Park/Fraser area have been canceled due to COVID-19, which we were expecting.  While it will be disappointing to no...

Covid 19 Information For Grand County
As we all know the current Covid-19 situation is bringing information that is constantly changing.  Below is the most up to date information for Grand...

Weekly COVID 19 Real Estate Statistic For Grand County CO
We are still seeing total active listing trending upward and just looking at the properties available right now, there are plenty that would have been sold this time last year easi...

Welcome Amy Jardee To Real Estate Of Winter Park
Please welcome Amy Jardee as Julie White's newest team member at Real Estate of Winter Park.  Amy has been here for nine years and is excited to start her career in real ...

What To Do Before You Put Your House On The Market
There is a lot you can to that will help your property sell quickly and for top dollar.  The ultimate goal is to make it the best property on the market for the best value to ...

How Do You Know When It Is A Buyers Market Or A Sellers Market
How do you know when it is a buyer's market or a seller's market?  The factors are basically the same in every real estate market.  More homes for sale than buyers lookin...

Summer 2020 Trail Closures In The Winter Park Area
There are a lot of trail closures this summer in the Winter Park, Fraser, Tabernash Areas.   If you are out hiking or biking you need to be aware of these closures and st...

Weekly COVID 19 Stats For The Grand County Real Estate Market
Weekly COVID-19 Statistics are here and some more interesting things are starting to come up in the Winter Park, Fraser, Tabernash, Granby, Grand Lake, Hot Sulphur Springs areas.&n...

Weekly COVID 19 Real Estates Stats For Grand County CO
I know you've been waiting for it!  Here are those real estate statistics for Grand County, CO... featuring the Winter Park Area (includes Winter Park, Fraser and Tabernash), ...

COVID19 Market Statistics In Grand County Colorado
How is COVID-19 affecting the real estate market in Grand County, CO?    I have been tracking the numbers since March 1st and some interesting things have emerged.  ...

2020 First Quarter Market Stats In Grand County CO
Just looking at the 2020 first quarter statistics for the Grand County real estate market, things look overall pretty good, sold volume is up and most average sales prices are up a...

Stunning Views And Privacy From The One Of A Kind 77 Acre Parcel In Tabernash
You want mountain views?  A unique piece of land?  How about views of Winter Park Resort?  Continental Divide?  Byers Peak Views?  Sunrise?  Suns...

Finding The Good And Staying Positive During The COVID19 Pandemic
While it is easy to be consumed by the media and the anxiety COVID-19 has put on all of us, I challenge you to find the good out of this and to be optimistic. Every negative situa...

Good Rule Of Thumb Relating To Interest Rates And Real Estate Purchasing Power
Here is a good rule of thumb to remember if you are looking to buy real estate.  This has the biggest impact on your monthly mortgage payments.  It is the 1%:10% rule...&...

It Is Officially MUD SEASON In Grand County Colorado
One thing is for sure is that we are in mud season up here in Grand County, Colorado!   There is still a lot of snow, but it is melting quickly.   We’ve had a...

Our New Normal During The COVID19 Pandemic And Market Update Weekly Statistics
We have a new normal movement going on here.  We had our usual day-to-day lives before COVID-19 and we are going through the uncomfortableness of living with the pandemic...

COVID19 And Real Estate Market Statistics
Are you considering buying or selling real estate right now in Grand County, CO?  Here are some things to contemplate if the time is right for you.  Number one is "Do you...

Day 2 Of Stay At Home Order For State Of Colorado
Today is the start of Day 2 of Colorado's Stay at Home Order aka Shelter in Place.  The mood here in Downtown Fraser is pretty good.  I go out for walks with my dog Ozzie...

Is A Shelter In Place Order Coming For Colorado
A shelter in place order is looming for all Colorado Residence.  Governor Polis stated today in his news conference that all he can say is there won't be a Shelter in Place is...

Coronavirus Market Update In Winter Park CO
No doubt the Coronavirus (COVID-19) will have an impact on the real estate market, what that will look like remains uncertain.  What we do know is that we have low inventory, ...

2020 Winter Park Area Real Estate Predictions
While we all like to try and predict the real estate market in 2020, there are a multitude of variables and therefore just about impossible to really say what the Winter Park Area ...

Winter Park Rec Center Annual Holiday Artisan Fair Saturday November 23 2019
Looking for something fun and free to do in Winter Park?   Head over to the Rec Center on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 from 10am-4pm for the 21st Annual Holiday Artisan ...

Potential Income From Nightly Rentals In Winter Park CO
Below is a case study on the potential rental income for a townhome in Winter Park, CO.  This townhome is located at 19 E. Viking Drive #25, Winter Park, CO 80482 and is for s...

Winter Park Colorado New Construction Update October 5 2019
Here are the major new construction projects in Winter Park, CO on October 5th, 2019. With so much building going on in Downtown Winter Park, Colorado here's a short video to sho...

Winter Park CO Leaf Peeping
Get your leaf peeping on in Winter Park, CO! The Colorado aspen trees are changing colors and this week looks like this will be the last good weekend to view the beautiful fall col...

First Step When Purchasing An Investment Property
Purchasing an investment property in Grand County, Colorado is a decision not to be rushed into quickly. It seems obvious, but the first step you need to take before you buy an inv...

What Type Of Survey Do You Need When Purchasing A Property
What type of survey do you need when purchasing vacant land or a home with acreage?  I get this question often…. There are lots of different surveys, but I'm going to focu...

Fairways At Pole Creek Land For Sale In Tabernash Colorado
The Fairways at Pole Creek neighborhood, located close to Winter Park Resort, is one of the best areas around!  With paved roads, high speed internet, 27-hole golf course and ...

Make The Best Of The Fall Season Before The Snow Flies In Grand County Colorado
The leaves are just starting to change colors up here in Grand County, CO. It is time to make the best of the Indian Summer before the snow flies! Get those last few hikes in and...

Why You Should Add An Auxiliary Dwelling Unit In Winter Park Fraser Valley CO
Adding an Auxiliary Dwelling Unit (ADU) is a great way to add onto an existing house in Grand County. In Fraser and Winter Park, you can do a ADU as small as 200 square feet, get a...

Pros And Cons Of Short Term Vs Long Term Renting Your Investment Property In Winter Park Colorado
Maybe you're considering renting your property short term or long term and can't decide what is right for you. Here are some pros and cons of both. Short term pros: keeping tabs o...

Grand County Colorado Rental Income Estimates
Are you looking for real estate in Grand County, Colorado and curious about nightly rental income estimates? I can help you with a couple reports to show you the estimated rental i...

This Week Is USA Cycling National Championships At Winter Park Resort
This is a big event at Winter Park Resort, the culmination of the mountain bike race season which gathers all of the top mountain bikers throughout the country. We have a lot of mo...

Things To Do At Winter Park Resort In The Summer
There are tons of fun things to do at Winter Park Resort in the summer, and with the cooler temps we get, coming up to the mountains is a great way to escape the heat. At the Base,...

Tabernash Development Property 77 Acres With Stunning Views
What a special piece of land! The seller of this lot is in the process of gaining additional water rights to support the development of 12-14 homes. This property has the best view...

Top 3 Tips For Camping In The Mountains At Arapahoe National Forest Near Winter Park CO
My Top 3 Tips for Camping in the Mountains at Arapahoe National Forest near Winter Park, CO - YouTubeCamping is fun and a great way to connect with nature, here are my top 3 tips t...

Beautiful Wildflowers In Grand County CO
With all the wet weather we've been having the wildflowers are going off this year and now is the time to come up and view them. My favorite spot to view Colorado Wildflowers is u...

Welcome To The Fraser Brewery District
Fraser, CO is not just a stop light and a grocery store anymore!  We have 2 new Breweries, a Distillery and a Winery!  And a growing Art community, too.  The Fraser ...

Tabernash Market Update
Have you ever been to Tabernash, CO?   How about Winter Park, CO?  Well Tabernash is located about 10 minutes outside of the popular resort community of Winter Park....

Mud Season In Grand County 2018
It is Mud Season in the high country - the snow is melting quickly in Grand County, CO as we transition from winter to summer!   It is time to get those last few ski/snow...

Master Certified Negotiation Expert Designation
To better serve my real estate clients, I am a devote student of real estate.  I am constantly reading, taking classes and attending seminars... all about real estate.&nb...

Common Grand County Building Dept Questions
I met with Brandie Hines with the Grand County Building Department yesterday and she talked about a few common calls they receive about building in Grand County, CO.  (Note, m...

Investor Opportunity In Tabernash CO
Are you an investor looking for an opportunity in real estate?  There is a 77+ acre parcel in Tabernash with absolutely the best views of the Continental Divide, Winter Park S...

Aspen Trees Are Changing Colors In Grand County CO
The aspen trees are changing colors in Grand County, Colorado!  The next couple weekends are good times to come up for a nice fall drive in the Winter Park area. &nb...

Tabernash CO Is The Best Development Opportunity
You may have missed it but the Winter Park Area is blowing up right now.... we have the perfect storm brewing of commercial/residential development in Downtown Winter Park, Winter ...

Winter Park Summer Music Schedule 2017
Summers are amazing in the Colorado Mountains and the music in Winter Park makes them even better.  We have FREE music every Thursday from 6/22/17 thru 8/24/17 from ...

Spring In Winter Park CO
Heard the first sign of spring today in Winter Park, CO - the red-winged blackbird.  Not sure what I'm talk about - here's more information about the red-winged blackbird:&nbs...

Not All Grand County Roads Are Maintained By The County
Did you know that not all county roads in Grand County, CO are maintained by the county?  This is a concerned because some buyers just assume that since they are buying a home...

Granby Pathway Project Funding Set
The Granby Pathway Project funding has been set with bidding on the project to being in December.  This project will create a pedestrian/bicycle path running alongsi...

Buying A Vacation Rental Property In The Winter Park Area
Have you ever thought about buying a rental property in the Winter Park, CO Area?  Well you are not alone.  Since we are mostly a second/vacation home market, there are l...

Renting Your Property In Winter Park CO
Thinking you may want to rent out your property while you're not using it?  Here are some things to consider:Owner useRental management companySleeping occupancyLodging taxAme...

US National Monthly Housing Price Index
Was just on the FHFA website - www.fhfa.gov - and thought I should share this chart about the National House Price Index for real estate purchases from January 1991 thru May 2014. ...

Great App To Pick Paint Colors
Not sure what color to paint your home?  I highly recommend this app - Benjamin Moore Color Capture.  I should note that I am not employed nor do I get any sort of compen...

Ready To Get My Ski On At Winter Park Resort
Like most everyone, I am ready to get my ski on!  Winter Park Resort opens in about 5 weeks on Wednesday, November 12th!  And it is snowing today.... and the resort will ...

Mud Season In Winter Park
It is officially mud season in Winter Park, CO.  The ski area closed last weekend, many seasonal employees have moved on and a lot of businesses close for a week or two.  ...

Looking At Real Estate Is Fun
I attended a real estate seminar today and it reminded me that looking at real estate is fun.  People like to dream of where they might live one day or look at how people are ...

Winter Park Is My Playground
Why is Winter Park my playground.....   I was hanging out last weekend with my 4 nieces, ages 2 months to 13 years old, and I was talking with my niece, Addie who is...

Short Term Rental Tax For Grand County Colorado
Are you thinking of purchasing an investment property that you would want to rent out nightly?  As you know there are many expenses when owning an investment property.... prop...

Best Priced Condo In Fraser
Are you looking for a great deal?  This condo is the best priced, well maintained home in Fraser, CO.  Townhome style condo with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a nice deck w...

Winter Is Here In Grand County
Winter is here in Grand County, CO!  Well, sort of....  It is snowing right now AND the aspens are a beautiful colors of yellow, orange and red (picture was taken on Flum...

Building Permits On The Rise In Grand County
Building permits are at their highest compared to the last couple years in Grand County, CO - and it is only August.  More building permits means more new construction and mor...

Winter Park Sol Shine Music Festival
So excited for the Sol Shine Music Festival tonight and next Saturday, too!  Leftover Salmon (my personal favorite) and The Samples are playing tonight, July 6th, from 6-...

Winter Park Area Summer Activities
I'd hate to jynx it, but I'll say it anyways - IT'S SUMMER IN WINTER PARK!  Today is a beautiful day, the sun is shining, the trees are turning green and people are out enjoyi...

USB Outlets are the next big thing
Can't believe I just found out about USB Outlets!  They have been around for about a year now and I cannot wait to install a couple in my house.  If you haven't seen thes...


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