The wealthy moved in droves to getaway locations around the US during the pandemic..
The Sun Belt and Rocky Mountains tape-recorded outsized demand and increased luxury realty sales..
These 10 seasonal spots are expected to stay sought after year-round hideaways throughout 2021.

Go to Business Insiders homepage for more stories.

The wealthy have transferred in droves to seasonal vacation markets around the US during the pandemic.
The Sun Belt and Rocky Mountains have experienced a substantial amount of demand, according to the 2021 Luxury Outlook report by Sothebys International Realty..
Affluent Americans– consisting of millennials– have settled into beach towns and ski resorts from Florida to Wyoming, tempted from significant cities in part because of their desire to work from another location while surrounded by nature. And Sothebys predicts that the pandemics impacts on the homebuyer psyche will continue to include to the surge in high-end house sales in secondary trip markets for the next year, if not longer.
In Colorado, Aspen, Vail, and Telluride reported increasing house sales through the summer, and extraordinary need sent Aspen sales volume to a record high in the third quarter of 2020– an overall of more than $1.5 billion. One of Vails sales, a 15,000-square-foot estate that went for $57.25 million, set the record for greatest sale in regional history. In 2020, Colorado also emerged as the quarantine area of option for abundant Americans and milennials looking to get away 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 variety of Sunshine State areas from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando. Fueling that real-estate boom are executives and business leaving to South Florida from Wall Street and Silicon Valley.
With local realtors attesting to the out-of-state demand for these Sun Belt and mountain markets, buyers are turning what were as soon as seasonal trip destinations into year-round hot spots.
Here are the top 10 locations Sothebys forecasts are on track for a lot more development in the year ahead.