Colorado Springs Homes & Property Styling

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Colorado Springs, Briargate, Fairfax Homes Trend Report for the 6 months 9/13/12 – 3/13/13     The Fairfax community is perfectly situated in one of the master-planned neighborhoods of Briargate along the north side of Colorado Springs. Families enjoy the conveniences to the Powers corridor, majo...
Does your Curb lack Appeal?   Stand in front of your home, watch for cars and then stand in the street. Take a picture. Download it on your computer. Pull it up full frame. Use a discerning eye (try squinting). Does that house (because you’re not looking at your home, it’s now a commodity) look l...
  Question: Where can I recycle fluorescent light bulbs in theColorado Springs and Pikes Peak region?   Answer: Blue Star Recyclers   Their mission: to create local jobs for people with disAbilities.   According to their website, Blue Star Recyclers discovered developmentally disabled people, esp...
Question: What’s the 60-30-10 Rule?     Answer #2: Yesterday, I posted Answer #1 here . Thank you for your comments.    Answer #2 is from one of my very wise mentors (who also happens to live in Pennsylvania, although does not know...
Question: What’s the 60-30-10 Rule?   Answer #1: There are 2 answers to this question. The first is from my very wise old J cousin in Philadelphia.   Get rid of 60%, donate 30% and keep 10%.   Of course, “get rid of” could mean recycle, and not necessarily throw away for many items. Don’t be wast...
Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak Center, WEST SIDE STORY, Tuesday, March 12 at 7:30 pm.WEST SIDE STORY. Can we ever get enough of this five-decades-old, Broadway musical? I know I sure can't.   A classic love story coupled with the struggle to survive in a world of hatred and ethnic intolerance, the ...
Colorado Springs - Pine Creek - Trend Report for the 6 months 9/05/12 – 3/05/13 Pine Creek is one of the most popular master-planned communities in the north end of Colorado Springs. Students attend highly acclaimed District 20 schools, families can bike or walk to upscale shopping and varied din...
Point Reyes National Seashore, California   Came across a couple of photos that made me smile. Our family spent 1 year in San Francisco and lived in the Marin county, Novato area. Loved taking a drive over to Point Reyes Beach with the kids and our dog, Maggie. Cool and breezy, but so awesome to ...
6 weeks! I’m not ready.   My broker tells me yesterday there’s only 6 weeks left until the IRS and Colorado state tax returns are due.   How did that happen?   Life keeps getting in the way of my to-do list and its time to shift those priorities again.   Maybe I'm hanging out with the wrong crowd...
What Color Should I Paint My Front Door? Have you ever wondered? Talk to a professional Home Stager and it probably ranks right up there with the top ten questions sellers ask, because most of the time we'll recommend your front door could use a coat of shiny, new paint or stain, whichever applie...

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