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I cannot believe how much I learned at the Keller Williams Family Reunion this year. And, what great connections... met realtors all over the US and Canada that were doing great in a pretty tough year for many realtors. I studied, went to session after session, picked people's brains and ... came up with what I already know but on steroids... And, it directly applies to my clients and Salida Colorado Real Estate. Here is a short video that will give you a sense of the energy at the conference...Enjoy!
If you are stepping into this series and would like to begin with the first post, follow this link Local Colorado Real Estate Trends. To support the above, I just finished listening to "Freddie Mac" give their "state of the mortgage Jan 2012 address"... interesting.
Salida Colorado Real Estate: Good News Part 3 - 02/26/12 03:23 AM
When we look across the state of Colorado, we see evidence of the market upswing in real estate. According to Yahoo Real Estate, home prices have increase slightly this month. Interestingly, this is not the case for foreclosures and newly constructed homes.The average price for homes this month in Colorado Follows: Homes for Sale. Median Price $220,000 (57, 596 homes on the market) New Homes. Median Price $261,250. (152 homes on the market) Foreclosures. Median Price 4171,000. (18,274 homes on market)
And, house sales are better than they have been in 4 years, both nationally and in Colorado. We do (2 comments)
If you are considering purchasing Salida Colorado Real Estate and are wondering about the area, enjoy this video! It is the first of a multipart series on Salida, Howard, Buena Vista, Crestone, Coaldale Poncha Springs and Nathrop. Stay tuned.
Last week in Salida Colorado Real Estate: Good news Part 1, I spoke about Days on market in the area. In all cases, the days on the market is decreasing.. one of the indicators of a recovering market. Today, I will share information about our local inventory. Our distressed homes, which has always been low, is increasing a bit, probably due to the hold many banks had put on the foreclosure process last fall/winter. However, new listings are down and properties that have been on the market are selling or being taken off the market. That leaves fewer choices (2 comments)
Salida Colorado Real Estate: Good News Part 1 Buyers have been busy over the past month or so. My instinct was that prices have dropped enough for buyers to move forward and the increased sales was diminishing our abysmally high days on market (how long a home is on the market). As I was perusing the local MLS data over the past 6 months, what my instinct was telling me proved true... homes are selling again.
First, for the Salida Colorado Real Estate Market, Days on market dropped about 50%, revitalizing our inventory. (2 comments)
I was having a bad day and happened to mention it is a very good friend of mine. We are both good at not allowing each other to spew garbage... life is hardisms, how could she-isms, it is not fair-isms and other nonsense-sims.
I only whined a little and he promptly sent me this you tube clip from a broadway play...."It sucks to be me"....HILARIOUS! It puts it all into perspective when I take myself too seriously. Have a Fabulous weekend! It sucks to be me
Homes for Sale, Salida CO: 134 Starbuck Circle, Salida CO Are price, condition, location and views some of your top decision making factors? This lovely home is 4 minutes from downtown in a nice subdivision named after the local dairy in town owned by Starbuck. This home has views from the front and back of the house. The 3 bedroom 2 bath home offers many upgrades; the richness of granite countertops, beautiful hardwood floors and wood doors, gas fireplace for your winter warmth, nicely landscaped with the convenience of a sprinkler system, low maintenance exterior, attached 2 car garage. (2 comments)
Salida Colorado Restaurants: Amica's Pizza and Micro Brewery Come vist us in Salida. And, while you are here, try our premier pizza joint and only micro brewery, Amica's Pizza and Microbrewery. We just ate here tonight...parked out dogs out front and ordered the Biela pizza and Amica's Single Speed Red Ale. OMG .. fabulous. I am hoping I get sick of it so I can try something else.. but not yet. Amica's has the only micro brewery in town at the moment and their selection is incredible. As a former brew-mistess, I am a fan.
How Do You Exercise... Your Imagination? - 02/06/12 10:52 PM
Motivational Monday.... Emily's post on imagination stilled me. What a gift to be still amidst our crazy, busy world. Her photo with the feather carries energy by itself. I also read her post on the raven... you may want to visit her blog and rumage through the delightful posts ranging from real estate to reflections to art work. Thank you Emily for sharing your words and your art. Via Emily Medvec ~ Santa Fe NM | CRS SRES | 505-660-4541 (Santa Fe Properties | Luxury Portfolio Affiliate): How do you exercise... your imagination?
Every now and then, I let my imagination (3 comments)
Shopping in Salida CO: Free the Monkey. Have you ever been to a consignment shop with class? We have 4 in town and this one is not only classy but fun. Their attire is upscale and the atmosphere is eclectic and fun. My winter wardrobe of flannel shirts that I wear hiking is from them. My husband Micheal has fun looking for those pearl button cowboy shirts.... the boy from Chicago does love this small town.
They have racks of clothing, shoes, fabulous new and used jewelry and furniture. Since we are a (0 comments)
Real Estate in Salida Colorado: 549 Blake Street, Salida CO - 02/06/12 12:15 PM
Real Estate in Salida Colorado: 549 Blake Street, Salida CO. Live in town and build another home on this large lot for income rental. Or, have an amazing garden and yard. This home is newly renovated with exquisite taste. The floor plan is open, the floors are hardwood and tile. This home is cozy, charming and sunny. The back yard is already fenced with a patio. You can find more details at Real Estate in Salida Colorado, 549 Blake.
I wrote up 2 offers this week, one from a client moving here from Colorado Springs (I will call him Carl) and one living here in Salida Colorado (I will call her Sarah). Carl was a walk in and Sarah found me on my website.
Carl and his new bride Sheryl (refound each other after 45 years.. another story) were standing in front of my office 3 weeks ago, looking at the real estate book. I opened the door and joined them. In 5 minutes, I was hearing about their re-union and recent marriage. They came in, (6 comments)
If you have not heard, we have a winery right here in Salida. VINO SALIDA, Salida CO.They make many fabulous wines, many of which are organic.
The best thing about this winery, except for their fabulous wine, is their monthly parties. They range from catered food and wine searved by the Arkansas River to a grape mashing bash to .... CARNAVAL!
Quoting Steve, the winemaker, "Carnaval symbolizes my appreciation of life, family, love, food, love, and music here on Planet Salida". I resonate with his comment. On Feb 10, Vino Salida is hosting their (2 comments)
What's Happening: Salida Colorado Calendar - 02/03/12 08:19 AM
Want to know what is going on in Salida CO and Howard CO over the next few weeks? I have chosen a few local happenings to share here. For more, go to the Salida Chamber of commerce Website. If your questions are real estate related, try my website, Real estate in Salida Colorado or Howard Colorado Real estate.
Howard Colorado is hosting a fund raiser that will fill your belly and provide you with a movie to boot. Feb 4, at 5 PM, head down to Howard (12 miles SE of Salida). All the chili,corn bread,and brownies (2 comments)
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