Report: New Home Sales Soar in June- Good News for Ski Towns?

Posted By: The Ski Channel on July 27, 2009 12:22 pm

There’s finally a bright spot to report in the bleak situation that is our nation’s economy: According to a report released today, sales of newly constructed homes went up 11 percent in June, with 384,000 new houses being sold during that time period.  Most economists had forecasted about 350,000 homes to be sold during June, so the numbers were very positive. 

And there’s even more good news: According to, a ski town is #1 on the “Best Places to Live” list for 2009: Louisville, Colorado, which has a population of 18,800 people.  The top reason why residents chose the tiny town? The Great Outdoors! Louisville is has nea

rly 30 miles of trails, Rocky Mountain National Park is less than an hour away, and eight fantastic ski resorts are less than two hours away! The Ski Channel congratulates Louisville for its #1 ranking!