A home sale in Aspen, Colorado is going viral, thanks to an unbelievably high closing price of $72.5 million.
According to a report published by Aspen Daily News, not only is the sale of a mansion and guest house on Willoughby Way the most expensive real estate transaction in Pitkin County history, it's a stunning $25.5 million more than the previous county record of $47 million. That's an increase of 54 percent.
The home was purchased by a former professional hockey player turned billionaire.
Read more about the buyer and the history of home sales in Pitkin County in a full report published by Aspen Daily News.
According to the National Association of Realtors, the median home price in Pitkin County in Q4 of 2020 was $649,900, the highest in Colorado.