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Real Estate Agent - CO: II100035296
Purpose of this blog is to: 1) Share the Colorado Experience 2) Educate
On a Monday or Saturday afternoon, you  probably don't want to find yourself stuck behind Pete in the line at the grocery store.    Pete is a broad shouldered  cowboy that looks like he could be a bouncer at a night club.    Although Pete has owned a gym, he has never owned a restaurant.   Howeve...
There is a saying that April showers bring May flowers.   Last night, I just got back home from a quick trip to Colorado.  In Colorado, that saying seems to be true.   I did not see any wild flowers growing along the side the roads.    After all, it was still freezing cold.  It was between 26-34 ...
Have you ever seen those signs that say, "We Buy Ugly Houses?"   Have you actually found yourself tempted to call them?     If so, I will assume that you are concerned that your house will not sell because it needs a lot of work.    You find yourself to be very tempted to call the number on those...
For as long as I can remember, one of my favorite Christmas songs was Bing Cosby's, White Christmas.    Yet, spending much of my life in College Station, Texas where it rarely snows, my family never had a white Christmas.Fast forward to present day.   Thanks to technology, my family has been able...
When people see the prices of Colorado Springs area homes that are in the country, it is not uncommon for them to ask "Are the benefits of living in the country really worth it?"   Other times, people are a bit more concerned about the commute.    As a real estate agent that lives in the country,...
It is hard to believe that 2019 is over.   Years ago, I remember when Texas A&M University, where I worked, was doing some long term strategic planning.   They called their plan. Vision 2020.   That seemed a long way off.    Fast forward to tonight.   In ten minutes, it will be 2020.    hello 202...
Run!  A recession is coming.  A recession is coming.   Wolf!  Wolf!  Wolf!  How many times do you here something before you start ignoring some of the cries?    Real estate is a cyclical business.   It always has been.   Yes, in the Colorado Springs area, the real estate market activity should st...
Where has the time gone?  Curly’s - An old, often over looked building in Calhan, Colorado.   Sitting in front is a 1977 Cadillac DeVille.    —Sondra Meyer    
This is a fun post that really is more about paintings from a of couple recent art shows than it is about cowboys or real estate.  Yet, I will argue that nice artwork allows a home to look like a home rather than a house.    Star View Real Estate's - Shop with Books & Art  Now I must admit, my ta...
This morning, I received the following safety alert from DORA, Colorado's Division of Real Estate:     "It has come to the attention of the Division of Real Estate that there has been recent instances of someone pretending to be a buyer and trying to bait and lure real estate brokers into meeting...


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Purpose of this blog is to share the Colorado Experience and to Educate