While people who are considering buying property in Crested Butte usually want something so they can spend more time here, it also needs to make sense as an investment. This article from RealtyTrac indicates that property here is a good investment. It outlines how they developed their list and what each of the metrics they used mean.
This is interesting whether you are comparing several ski towns or you just want to be sure that a vacation/second home in Crested Butte makes sense.
Please let me know if you want more information on the investment potential here. I would love to help you find the right property for you to enjoy all Crested Butte has to offer!