Eagle County real estate market prices are still surging


Much of the current real estate boom is being driven by more expensive units, such as those at the Lodge at Vail, pictured here. Sales of units under $1 million currently make up just 42% of the Eagle County market.
Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate/courtesy photo

Eagle County’s real estate market has continued its remarkable run-up in the first two months of this year. That’s put still more pressure on potential first-time buyers.

The latest data from Land Title Guarantee Company shows Eagle County in February set a new record for the value of transactions in one month, with $347.5 million worth of property changing hands. The biggest single transaction was the $81.85 million sale of the Lake Creek Village apartments in Edwards. Removing that sale from the total results in $265.7 million in other sales volume. That’s about $20 million higher than January’s sales volume of…

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