The wealthy fled to these 10 vacation towns during the pandemic, transforming them into year-round hot spots

The wealthy moved in droves to vacation destinations around the US throughout the pandemic..
The Sun Belt and Rocky Mountains taped outsized demand and increased luxury realty sales..
These 10 seasonal areas are expected to stay desirable year-round hideaways throughout 2021.

The wealthy have moved in droves to seasonal holiday markets around the United States throughout the pandemic.
The Sun Belt and Rocky Mountains have experienced a significant amount of demand, according to the 2021 Luxury Outlook report by Sothebys International Realty..
Upscale Americans– consisting of millennials– have actually settled into beach towns and ski resorts from Florida to Wyoming, tempted from major cities in part since of their desire to work from another location while surrounded by nature. And Sothebys predicts that the pandemics results on the property buyer mind will continue to include to the rise in high-end house sales in secondary trip markets for the next year, if not longer.
In Colorado, Aspen, Vail, and Telluride reported escalating home sales through the summer season, and extraordinary need sent out Aspen sales volume to a record high in the third quarter of 2020– a total of more than $1.5 billion. One of Vails sales, a 15,000-square-foot mansion that opted for $57.25 million, set the record for biggest sale in regional history. In 2020, Colorado likewise emerged as the quarantine area of choice for rich Americans and milennials aiming to leave the coasts.
Sales of million-dollar single-family homes in Palm Beach County, Florida, increased by more than 140% year over year, according to Sothebys, which reported high demand in a number of Sunshine State areas from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando. Sustaining that real-estate boom are business and executives fleeing to South Florida from Wall Street and Silicon Valley.
With local realtors attesting to the out-of-state need for these Sun Belt and mountain markets, buyers are turning what were when seasonal trip locations into year-round hot areas.
Here are the top 10 places Sothebys predicts are on track for much more development in the year ahead.

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