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Every week, we feature HUD Homes. Some weeks it will be information about purchasing HUD homes (see the links at the end of this post). Other weeks we will feature available HUD homes in Douglas and the surrounding counties. This week's featured Townhouse HUD Home is located in Littleton, Colorado in the Millbrook neighborhood. For more information about Jefferson County, please visit the Jefferson County website.
Price: $152,000Style: Two StoryCar Storage: 1-car, detached Bedrooms: 2Baths: 1.5Sqft: 950, plus 550 in bsmtYear Built: 1981Taxes: $1.073203K Eligible: YesRepair Escrow: $0
Features:~Central Air Conditioning~Hardwood and Tile Floors~Vaulted Ceilings~Pool Community~Private Patio
I must admit, I got off to a slow start on Active Rain. Initially all I wanted was for someone to comment on what a wrote. Then I started picking up speed and I became addicted to points. First 10,000 points so my photo would show up in comments. Then 100,000 points so I'd have the little icon under my photo. I was not a Rainmaker at first. I wanted to try my blogging wings before I made the commitment to actually spend money on my new "hobby".
Lately we've been renting movies and enjoying them in the comfort of our own home. (Usually in pjs on the loveseat!) I do however enjoy going to the theater for those larger than life movies with lots of action and special effects. (I would like to see Iron Man 3 and the new Star Trek movie at the theater.) My favorite movie genre is action. I want to be transported. I want to lose track of time and space. Forget where I am and just enjoy myself. I want to be (13 comments)
What holidays and special occassions will you celebrate in the month of June? Many will be celebrating Father's Day. Here a few unusual holidays that you might like to celebrate along with the birthdays and anniversaries. June is Aquarium Month. You could go to your local aquarium if you happen to have one. We visited the Downtown Aquarium in Denver last year when we had family in town. Our granddaughter and our niece really enjoyed the mermaid show! June is also National Adopt A Cat Month. Sorry, as much as I love cats, I'll (31 comments)
donna foerster: Mr. Burglar: My key is hidden under the mat or under the flower pot - 05/20/13 10:23 AM
Home security is a concern all year round and whether you are selling your home or not. I recently attended a Fraud Prevention and Safety Awareness seminar and I will be sharing what I've learned with my blog readers. In the meantime, Valerie Zinger a blogger from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada has some wonderful advice and tips to share. Some folks like to leave a key "hidden" on their property. This works out great if you've forgotten or lost your own key, or if you have family or a neighbor stopping by and you're not home to let them in. It's also (7 comments)
donna foerster: "Nothing in Life Comes Free" ... just like the old saying goes - 05/17/13 03:10 PM
Nobody's perfect, right? The important thing is that we learn from our mistakes and whenever possible, learn from someone else's mistakes so we don't make them ourselves! What can we learn from the situation that Gene Mundt shares with us? My thoughts...investigate. Don't take everything at face value. Do the research. Use the Internet. Just because a "professional" tells you something is the best solution to your situation, you don't have take it at full value. Do your homework!
Reblogged by Donna Foerster. Original post by Gene Mundt, a Mortgage Banker in Chicagoland, IL with 35+ years of experience!
"The more you express gratitude for what you have the more you will have to express gratitude for." ~Zig Ziglar
I firmly believe that life is what you make of it. If you want to be successful, it's up to you. If you want to be happy, it's up to you. You get out of life, what you put in to it. When I read Zig's quote, I felt it fit in with my philosophy. Be thankful for what you have...a roof over your head, a car in your driveway/garage, food on the (9 comments)
Each week we feature HUD Homes. Some weeks it will be information about purchasing HUD homes (see the links at the end of this post). Other weeks we will feature available HUD homes in Douglas and the surrounding counties. This week's featured Single Family HUD Home is located in Lone Tree, Colorado in the Acres Green neighborhood. For more information about Douglas County, please visit the Douglas County official website and/or visit the Douglas County Relocation website. For information about the City of Lone Tree, please visit the city's official website.
donna foerster: Movie Monday: The Lone Wolf - 05/13/13 08:15 AM
Movie Monday: The Lone Wolf My favorite movie genre is ACTION. Spy movies, adventures, hero cops and villainous robbers. Throw in some car chases or fight scenes. In many cases, action movies have a lead character that is "the lone wolf". He (or she) works alone. No sidekick. Sometimes there's a team as with Ethan Hunt, or someone to help them along the way (Felix Leiter, CIA would show up in a Bond film from time to time), but in the end it's all about them. I've come up with 8 lone wolf characters that I've enjoyed. Maybe you can name (16 comments)
donna foerster: Parker Farmers Market Opening Day 2013 - 05/12/13 07:38 PM
Parker Farmers Market Opening Day 2013 It was a perfect day, sunny and warm, for the opening of this year's Parker Colorado Farmers Market. Mainstreet in Old Town Parker was closed to vehicular traffic and open to foot traffic (and paw traffic) for 2 blocks. The street was lined with beautiful jewelry, birdhouses, home decor, sweet treats, fresh bakery goods, plants, produce, homemade jellies, jams and peanut butter. We also saw several booths that catered to 4-legged friends. Kids enjoyed bags of popcorn (in some cases the bags were bigger than the kids) and ice cream. Adults were refreshed by lemonade (6 comments)
Enjoy a Spring/Fall evening in beautiful Old Town Parker with your spouse, friends, family, neighbors, co-workers anyone you'd like to spend some time with. Old Town Parker Wine Walks are the last Friday of every month, May through October. Several local businesses~restaurants and shops~will open their doors to meet, greet and pour! It's a wonderful way to learn about the businesses that line Mainstreet. This is a Parker Chamber of Commerce Signature Event that benefits local non-profit businesses in Parker, Colorado.
"Other people and things can stop you temporarily. You're the only one who can do it permanently." ~ Zig Ziglar
No one sets out to be a failure or to be mediocre. Do they? We all want to be successful at whatever we do in life, whether professional or personal. We want to be the best student, the best athlete, the best parent, spouse, neighbor...well you get the picture. Who controls our success? We do, of course. We determine our definition of success and then we go after it. Success is different for (12 comments)
Every week, we feature HUD Homes. Some weeks it will be information about purchasing HUD homes (see the links at the end of this post). Other weeks we will feature available HUD homes in Douglas and the surrounding counties. This week's featured Single Family HUD Home is located in Littleton, Colorado in the Columbine West neighborhood. For more information about Jefferson County, please visit the Jefferson County website.
Features include: ~Fireplace in family room~Eating space in kitchen~Updated (7 comments)
donna foerster: Douglas County Household Chemical Waste Roundup 2013 - 05/07/13 05:59 PM
Douglas County Household Chemical Waste Roundup It's time for Spring Cleaning! We've been busy in our basement, closets and cabinets. Now it's time to tackle the garage. I'm sure we'll find some items during our clean up efforts to take to the Household Chemical Roundup this weekend, or later in the summer. How about you? Do you have some old paint cans that are cluttering up your storage? Maybe some old car or truck tires piled up in the corner? No more excuses. Take those unwanted items to the Douglas County Household Chemical Waste Roundup. Your first opportunity is Saturday, May (11 comments)
I was surprised to learn that Tommy Lee attended St. Mark's School of Texas, a prestigious prep school for boys in Dallas. I just can't picture it. He usually portrays such rough and tumble characters. He is often sarcastic and cynical. Not the image of a prep school boy. This "Space Cowboy" is a part-time cattle rancher. Yes, cattle rancher. He owns a 3000 acre ranch near San Antonio. He's believable in the role of law enforcement. I love to watch him and his team tracking down the "bad guys" (12 comments)
donna foerster: Things to do in Parker, CO: Celebrate Swirls 2-Year Anniversary - 05/04/13 08:58 AM
Things to do in Parker, CO: Celebrate Swirls 2-Year Anniversary Stop by Swirls Frozen Yogurt shop on Wednesday, May 15th for a Client Appreciation Day to celebrate their 2-year anniversary! What's so special about Swirls Self Serve Frozen Yogurt? It's 100% all natural! No preservatives, no artificial flavors, colors or sweetners. Swirls offers 12 flavor choices and 6 swirled flavor choices. (My personal favorite is chocolate and peanut butter swirled.) Current Flavors: ~Plain Tart & Kiwi Tart~Blueberry & Cake Batter~Chocolate & Peanut Butter~Pineapple Tart & Coconut~Palisdae Peach & Country Vanilla~Cherry Limeade Sorbetto & Almond Vanilla (both dairy free) Open daily from (9 comments)
donna foerster: Places to Visit in Parker, Colorado: Farmers Market 2013 - 05/03/13 05:47 PM
Places To Visit in Parker Colorado: Farmers Market 2013 The Parker Farmers Market open on Mother's Day (Sunday, May 12th) and runs EVERY Sunday through October from 8am-1pm. Join your friends and neighbors as they stroll along Mainstreet in downtown Parker, Colorado enjoying all that the Farmers Market has to offer. As you might imagine, one can find fresh fruits and produce in abundance. You will also be tempted by homemade jellies, jams and preserves to top off the fresh baked breads you might purchase. Local artisans and craftsman will have booths spread throughout the market. You can also find beautiful potted and hanging plants. Visiting the Parker Farmers (11 comments)
"Positive thinking will let you use the abilities, training and experience you have." ~Zig Ziglar
I very strongly believe in the law of attraction. If you are a "Negative Nancy" (please don't take offense if your name is Nancy) you will attract negative attention. Other people that have a negative attitude, or negative circumstances. Business will be more challenging and life in general will be stressful. Who needs that? When you smile, those around you will smile back. When you say thank you, you will more than likely hear "you're welcome" or "my pleasure". Positive (38 comments)
donna foerster: Featured Single Family HUD Home: Castle Rock, Colorado: May 2013 - 05/02/13 07:10 AM
Featured Single Family HUD Home: Castle Rock, Colorado: May 2013 Each week we feature HUD Homes. Some weeks it will be information about purchasing HUD homes (see the links at the end of this post). Other weeks we will feature available HUD homes in Douglas and the surrounding counties. This week's featured Single Family HUD Home is located in Castle Rock, Colorado in the Metzler Ranch neighborhood. For more information about Douglas County, please visit the Douglas County official website and/or visit the Douglas County Relocation website. For information about the Town of Castle Rock, please visit the town's official website.
donna foerster: Featured Condo HUD Home: Highlands Ranch, CO: April 2013 - 04/24/13 04:47 PM
Featured Condo HUD Home: Highlands Ranch, CO: April 2013 Each week we feature HUD Homes. Some weeks it will be information about purchasing HUD homes (see the links at the end of this post). Other weeks we will feature available HUD homes in Douglas and the surrounding counties.
This week's featured Condominium HUD Home is located in Highlands, Colorado in the Tresana Condos complex. For more information about Douglas County, please visit the Douglas County official website and/or visit the Douglas County Relocation website. For information about the Town of Parker, please visit the town's official website.
Price: $226,000Style: Three StoryCar Storage: 2-car, attached, tandem Bedrooms: 2Baths: 2Sqft: 1621Year Built: 2008Taxes: $1,832203K Eligible: (4 comments)
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