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Wolf Ranch Neighborhood- Colorado Springs, CO Wolf Ranch is a community that lies in the NE part of Colorado Springs. From the amazing views of the mountains, to the award winning District 20 schools, there is a lot to love about Wolf Ranch. Wolf Ranch is a true community. Some of the activities ...
02/03/2011
I have been bragging in some posts lately about how sunny and beautiful it is in Colorado Springs. Well, not today! Almost all of the schools and several businesses are closed today because of the slight amount of snow coupled with the below zero weather we have. The low today is actually -16 deg...
02/01/2011
Colorado Springs Cost of Living It was recently reported that the cost of living in Colorado Springs has risen slightly for the first time since 2003. Even with this slight rise, Colorado Springs cost of living is still below the national average. In 2009 Colorado Springs cost of living was 7.7% ...
01/31/2011
Thanks to Richard Smith for sharing this important information on the FHA Waiver. This is good news for investors and also for buyers trying to get into these properties. FHA announced it will extend the property flipping waiver until December 31, 2011, This flipping waiver had previously been in...
01/30/2011
Buying a Hud Home in Colorado Springs I wrote a post explaining the process of buying a hud home in Colorado Springs over a year ago. Recently, the process has changed. A HUD home is simply an FHA loan that went into foreclosure. You no longer go to MCBREO to find Hud Homes available. You have to...
01/27/2011
Forest Meadows Neighborhood-Colorado Springs, CO Forest Meadows is a newer, master-planned residential community in Colorado Springs. It is just north of Woodmen off of Black Forest Road. The neighborhood is just a couple of minutes from the Powers Corridor which includes abundant shopping, resta...
01/21/2011
This is such a fun little test, I had to re-blog. Take the test and let me know how long it took you to find the man in the coffee bean. It took me about 20 seconds.A test how quick can find it. If you are a lefty, you might find it faster since you utilize your right brain more. Try to search th...
01/21/2011
The Real World Won't Hand You a Ribbon For Mediocrity These days it seems like schools are doing everything they can to make competition a bad word. Well, guess what- in the real world you must compete. I don't get to go on a listing appointment and have the seller say, "Everyone is a winner, I w...
01/21/2011
This is an excellent post written by Bryan on the advantages of buying vs. renting. One other thing is that you can finally decorate, paint, plant a garden, etc...Rent vs Buy  dilemma has haunted 1st time home buyers forever.  Yet, for the uninitiated home buyer, this has to be an expected challe...
01/20/2011
Thanks to Ron for an informative post. I am not a Bank of America customer, but I know I have plenty of clients who are. Make sure you are aware of this new grace period so you do not incur any extra fees.B of A Has A Valentine Gift ~ For Some Of Their Customers     On February 14th,Valentines Da...
01/19/2011
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