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What Is The Difference Between a Real Estate Appraisal and an Inspection? When you are buying a home you will likely get both of these done. An Appraisal is ordered by the lender when you are obtaining a loan for a property. They buyer usually pays for this, but it is negotiable. The purpose of a...
01/18/2011
A Great Reason to Relocate to Colorado Springs- The Weather! Recently I wrote a post about all of the things to look forward to when relocating to Colorado Springs. One of the top 10 reasons was the weather. I got to experience a different climate this past week while visiting Salt Lake City, Uta...
01/18/2011
You know all of the commercials where it shows the coverage of different phone carriers and how some are inferior to others? Well, I just got a brand new IPhone yesterday after much back and forth and discussion about whether I wanted a new Blackberry, or IPhone. This phone is super cool. It does...
01/12/2011
Pleasant Valley, Colorado Springs Market Report for 2010 Pleasant Valley had quite a bit of activity in 2010 with 28 single family homes being sold and 4 condo/townhomes sold.   The average price of home sold in Pleasant Valley in 2010 was $208,534 The average time it took for a home in Pleasant ...
01/12/2011
Sell it Like You Own It! Do you treat your listings as if they are your own? If you were listing your own home, you would do everything in your power to make sure it sells, right? Why not do that for your sellers-especially those who are out of town with a vacant house. Today I was viewing 2 very...
01/11/2011
Free Market Analysis of Your Colorado Springs Home Happy New Year! If this year brings about a move for you and you would like me to do a Free Market Analysis on your home, feel free to give me a call.  I will value your home as an appraiser would. I take comparables from your area in your Colora...
01/11/2011
I had a previous seller contact me after she got things back on track after having a short-sale on her home. Quite some time has passed and she is ready to buy again. We talked about things she could do to strengthen her credit even more. Here are some things we discussed: The best way to raise y...
01/11/2011
Almost three years ago I sold a home that was a short-sale. I had the listing and didn't know the seller that well. I knew they were in financial trouble and I needed to help them sell quickly. It was one of my easiest short-sale transactions ever. We were under contract and closed in under 40 da...
01/10/2011
I have had a Blackberry Curve for a couple of years and I absolutely love it. I am a big emailer from my phone and I use it for texting and calls. I went to get a new phone to check out all the hype with the newest IPhone. I feel like I am always waiting because something "better"is always coming...
01/09/2011
How Long Do I Have To Wait To Buy A Home Again After a Short-Sale or Foreclosure? This question comes up a lot in the economy we live in today. Let's face it- A lot of people are renting because of a short-sale or a foreclosure and want to get things back in order and buy a house eventually. Here...
01/08/2011
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