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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Star View Real Estate - CO: II100035296
Purpose of this blog is to: 1) Share the Colorado Experience 2) Educate
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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,...
02/27/2020
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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...
12/31/2019
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...
09/30/2019
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    
06/30/2019
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...
03/31/2019
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...
01/08/2019
Have you ever heard a line in a movie that just kind of stuck with you, even years after you read a book or watched a movie?    For me, in Margaret Mitchell's, "Gone With the Wind," Gerald O'Hara made a comment to his daughter Scarlet about land, early in the story.  For whatever reason, his comm...
12/31/2018
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Tomorrow, December 31, would be a great day to declutter.    If you commit to declutter as much as you can tomorrow, you still have time to make a year end donation to Goodwill or other similar organization.   I discovered that it is easiest to declutter if you have to do it quickly because of so...
12/30/2018
4th Quarter Marketing Plan Ready or not, tomorrow is the beginning of the 4th quarter of 2018.   I am appreciative that the September Active Rain Challenge was to create and share a marketing plan for the last three months of this year.   This blog post may be a bit more detailed than was require...
09/30/2018
Last night, as I was checking on one of the country homes that I have listed, I found a cigarette butt on the ground.  In the best of times, I would be unhappy about finding a cigarette butt, also known as someone else's trash, on the ground.   Yet, I've seen  or heard about way too many grass fi...
06/07/2018
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