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I keep a pulse on the market, as we all do, and have been watching the sales in the Colorado Springs and surrounding areas.  For the past year sales for homes $250,000 or less have been incredibly strong leaders.   Knowing this, I considered how can I best get involved with this market of the rea...
As I am known to do when a unique special property comes along I always like to write about and share it with others.   There is just something about the West that calls to some people.  This house on 2.5 acres is so unique because it not only offers a taste of the Colorado West but history lives...
On Tuesday we had the unfortunate incident here in the Colorado Springs area of someone posing as a customer and getting a real estate agent to go show him land up in Woodland Park.  As I understand it, they looked at property,  he asked to stop and have lunch and while there slipped something in...
In our intergenerational society it is not often that I come across a place that not only is convenient, warm, comfortable and welcoming but more importantly full of people of all ages throughout the day. The Palisades at Broadmoor Park is a newly opened retirement community offering an innovativ...
I had the opportunity to go to my Grandmothers funeral this past weekend and thought there were some wonderful gems that I walked away with that I wanted to share here. As Real Estate Professionals we are often asked to be active in the community:  sit on boards, volunteer, make a donation, etc. ...
Having a vision, commitment and intention are powerful tools that many have used in creating new opportunities in our world. Colorado Springs is fortunate to have all of these in the form of a school here in town. Tucked in a neighborhood on the southwest side of Colorado Springs is the Cheyenne ...
This is a two part series with the second series coming tomorrow.  I know that schools are important to know about and understand for many people moving to a new area.  Today I am taking us on an interesting journey of the first of two very incredible schools in Colorado Springs. What makes them ...
I have been thinking about this little seven letter word and how many different ways it works, or doesn't in our industry.  My concern is that this post will seem a little bit discombobulated but please bear with me.  With fellow brokers I was always taught plan on doing both sides of the deal if...
Sometimes I have the opportunity to see property that just has that special something.  I tend to get calls quite often for a house on acreage zoned for horses with a barn and of course close to Colorado Springs.  If you are not familiar with Colorado Springs that is not as easy as it sounds.  He...
I am always excited to discover a new coffee shop and experience their unique character, ambiance and coffee expression(s).  Today I wanted to introduce you to an old friend, the Black Bear Coffee Shop.  "The Bear" opened in January 1999 the the intention of creating a place where friends, teache...

Kelly Young

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