Brooke's Thoughts!

Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Partners
Colorado Springs Real Estate
You know, the thought had crossed my mind to be a negotiator on one of my short sales.  But my assistant strongly discouraged it and I listened.   Thankful I did! Recently I was the buyer's agent on a Short Sale.  It was the most stressful deal I have ever had.  The seller's agent decided to be t...
My family has gone to The Festival of Lights for years. Festival of Lights is a parade to celebrate the December holiday season. The parade is December 5, 2009 at 5:50pm in downtown Colorado Springs. The Festival of Lights Parade has choosen the Empty Stocking Fund as its charity. You may help us...
Apparently during the big home boom from 2001-2007 drywall manufactures imported drywall from China because there was such a high demand for it.  Little did they know that the drywall was highly toxic.  If you have experienced numerous air condition coil failures, your copper electrical ground wi...
How awesome is that!  Forbes magazine wrote the article stating that Colorado Springs is ranked #3 for housing recovery!!  Sales activity is up 14% in Colorado Springs.  Now 20% of sales were foreclosures.  But my thoughts are that atleast they are getting sold!  It could be worse and not even th...
Well I was working as a buyer's agent with a young sweet couple.  We found them a townhome to buy in the first 5 homes we looked at.  We put in an offer and did $1000 earnest money. Offer accepted.  About a week after earnest money was turned in, the couple asked me if I knew if it had cleared ye...
Ok, My clients have their house on the market and have some friends that live in their neighborhood.  Both the wives just got laid off from the same company about 3 months ago.   My clients can still make their house payments and bills, but don't have as much fun money.  This other couple can't r...
I know I am a mom that likes to be aware of what is being said w/ my kids and these text messages.  So, I thought some of you might want to know too.  Some of our kids are getting exposed to things now and it is always good to know what people are saying to them.  Yes, I do check my kids' text me...
I think this is such an important quote.  Can you think of how many times when you were a child and your parents told you one thing, but you caught them doing something else.  Maybe it was the way they told you to communicate with your siblings.  They told you not to call names, use bad words, pu...
So last week I had an interview.  The interview went great and I felt pretty confident about it.  It is at my kids school,(to us help survive until things turn around in real estate)  Anyway, they told me they would probably start calling references on Monday or Tuesday, if they felt I would be a...
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