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Here is the place to get your latest news and tips about the Pikes Peak region in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Learn a little about our neighborhoods, amenities, lifestyle, and more. Post a comment and interact letting others learn why this is one of the most desirable places to live.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
  We're no strangers to blizzard like weather here in Colorado but the next two days are going to be a rude awakening for some of our newer members of the community.  Temperatures expected to drop below zero with a high of -1 for tomorrow.   That's without the wind chill factor folks.  Now that m...
01/31/2011
Now that I've got your attention let me explain.  The average rent for a 3 bedroom 2 bath home in Colorado Springs is $1000 per month not including utilities in most cases. The average renter including our military, renew their leases once and usually twice before making any changes.  At the very...
01/25/2011
               Realtors are faced daily with the daunting task of determining what is technically a fixture or personal property. In a recent class with my favorite Colorado real estate lawyer Oliver Frescona, it was argued that if one has to use tools to remove the item then it should be conside...
01/10/2011
There are plenty of remodel projects that can be done by the do-it-yourselfer and there is no match for the sense of accomplishment, savings, and pride that goes with a job well done.  However, one should be cautious of jumping in too quickly without proper preparation.  In my previous blog, Do I...
01/08/2011
  The winter months are a favorite for homeowners in Colorado Springs to initiate those indoor remodel projects either for personal preference or in preparation for marketing the home in spring. For a positive and profitable experience take just a moment to assess the budget, the return on invest...
01/07/2011
  We all love to hear from former clients unless of course the conversation begins with, "uh I have a problem with the house."  After I jump start my heart I calmly ask about the issue at hand.  My buyers just moved into their house a little over a month ago.  During a weekend trip to Phoenix and...
01/05/2011
Unless Santa disturbs the jet stream it's looking like a pretty dry Christmas for those of us in Colorado Springs this year.  That's OK because whether it's wet or dry the sun will shine and the beauty of Pikes Peak will abound Christmas morning.  Travelers will be able to get to destinations wit...
12/24/2010
            I show a lot of REO properties and I can tell you it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that the ones with heat on and electricity for lights get a lot more attention from buyers than those that are freezing with dark foreboding spaces.  I carry a Mag light for the homes wi...
12/15/2010
            At the base of Pikes Peak and the gateway to Ute Pass and the Rocky Mountains, lies a charming section of Colorado Springs adoringly referred to as Old Colorado City.  Here one can meander through a seemingly endless row of privately owned businesses including art galleries, cafes, ec...
12/15/2010
  This year I've been working on transitioning from the old cliché of "meet me in my office" to "let's get together for coffee."  I'm finding that new clients are much more comfortable meeting with me in a more relaxed atmosphere where they feel more in control.   I have several options in Colora...
12/11/2010
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