Top Ten Feeder Markets for Crested Butte

  • 04/12/22

Know your market and know the people who are looking to buy your product. This is Market and Sales 101. As a part of my marketing program, I take the steps to maximize the value of the homes I list by targeting the areas where buyers are looking for homes in Crested Butte. With Coldwell Banker's technology, I receive in-depth analysis on where people are looking for homes, and how best to target those buyers.  Here are the top ten areas I am finding buyers actively searching for homes in Crested Butte.

#10 Florida

At a distant #10, Florida Residents find themselves looking to Colorado to find their dream homes high in the Rocky Mountains.

#9 - New Jersey

As one of the wealthiest areas in the country, New Jersey is a consistent feeder market for buyers looking for high end resort homes. Where better to escape the humid northwest than the Colorado Rockies?

#8 - New York

Similar to #9, Colorado will always draw a certain percentage of New Yorkers, But only account's for a small portion of the total buyers for Crested Butte. 

#7 - California

They've got the sand and the sea, now they want the mountains. The wealth and high population in California area attract those looking for a laid-back place to either move permanently or have as a second home.  The home prices in California are also high, so the sticker prices come as no shock to the potential buyers coming out of California.  

#6 - New Mexico

Areas like Taos, Santa Fe and Albuquerque are familiar with Crested Butte and have a significant portion of buyers looking to Crested Butte to find a resort property.  

#5 - Colorado Mountain Communities

Be it buyers from Summit County, Eagle County or Steamboat Springs, many buyers are already here in the Rockies looking to find their dream home in Crested Butte. 

#4 - Chicago

Chicago’s population has been on the decline for years, with the metropolitan area suffering some of the greatest losses of any major U.S. city. Chicago is a feeder market for many areas and Colorado is no exception. Quality of life, economic concerns and populations are all factors why Chicagoans are looking at Crested Butte for their next move. 

#3  - Texas. Houston, Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth

It's no surprise that Texans form a large cohort of buyers looking to Crested Butte to find their dream Colorado Mountain Home. 

#2 - Crested Butte/Gunnison

One of the main place where we see buyers is in your own backyard! It makes sense, buyers who are already in love with the area look to move up or down depending on their needs. This is why we complete a in depth local marketing campaign with print and digital ads to capture the potential buyers who are your neighbors.

#1 - The Front Range/Denver

The Front Range is the single largest market where we need to find your potential buyer. With a burgeoning growth in affluent citizens, the residents of the Front Range are looking to find their home away from home in their favorite ski town. This is why we have a large number of real estate agents in our contact lists to ensure that affluent buyers in the market are first to know that your mountain home is on the market. Coldwell Banker has a large presence in the area, and we are able to tap into that network.

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