ASPEN PITKIN COUNTY REAL ESTATE — The Pitkin County real estate market’s resurgence continued in August, when the monthly dollar volume of sales climbed nearly 31 percent over August 2009, according to a report by Land Title Guarantee Co.The dollar volume of all sales in August was nearly $74.5 million, compared to $57 million for the month in 2009, the title company’s latest monthly report says. There were 53 real estate transactions in Pitkin County in the month, compared to 44 last year. That is an increase of 20.5 percent.Year-to-date 2010 through August, the dollar volume is $722.4 million, or an increase of 10.3 percent, from the same point last year, Land Title Guarantee Co. reported. Sales totaled $655 million at this time last year.The year-to-date transactions are up nearly 5 percent, from 418 last year to 438 this year.
By Aspen Times staff, Oct 1, 2010 AT

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Link to August 2010 Land Title Report and Summary