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2009 

This isn't really enlightening news for those who practice Colorado Springs Real Estate.  Commonly, there are significant discrepancies regarding the value of one's residential property as it is based on the market approach to value by the El Paso County Tax Assessor and appraisals performed at t...
06/29/2009
Listen to the panic around you? While many people are furiously scrambling to figure out how to make ends meet and how to solve very complex problems, sometimes making a home purchase is the very last thing on their minds. Yet, this might be one of the essential factors required to reconstruct th...
06/27/2009
As much as I love the coastal areas of the United States, I feel very fortunate to live in Colorado Springs, Colorado. At heart, a growing fascination for the underwater world exists, yet I'm inclined to make my annual visits to warm climates with tropical waters instead of taking up residence in...
06/26/2009
I'm really thankful for Jay Gupta, past chairman of the Board of the Pikes Peak Association of Realtors®. Not only does he provide valuable insight into the statistical data compiled on housing stats, but he demonstrates integrity and professionalism for all who are a part of the Colorado Springs...
06/25/2009
The National Pundits have speculated that recent home sales have risen due to the $8,000 tax credit for first-time home buyers who are purchasing in the lower-priced housing sectors of the United States.  Of course, these real estate opinions cover the national perspective only.  And from experie...
06/24/2009
I'm glad that I am a Colorado Springs Realtor®, even though financing options appear to have stiffer regulations during these changing times in the real estate market.  So it's beneficial to keep abreast of what's also happening in the lending industry. According to the National Association of Re...
06/23/2009
I just read an interesting article regarding the convergence of Generation Y (born 1979-1998) on the workplace by 2012. It is estimated that nearly 95 million will be entering the workplace over the next few years, and many will pursue their first home purchase during this span of time. In order ...
06/18/2009
As I referenced in my last blog about appraisal subjectivity, appraisers who assign what appears as an arbitrary number to home values are just one complicating factor within the current situation of the Colorado Springs Real Estate market. The credit markets have obviously made it more difficult...
06/17/2009
Relative to my core beliefs, I maintain that it is imperative that we must include every profession related to what we do as Realtors as being part of our team, even if it means that lenders and appraisers sometimes make it difficult to fully execute a reasonable and fair real estate contract. La...
06/12/2009
Relative to the Colorado Springs Real Estate market today, Colorado Springs Realtors must keep up with the trends in the various sectors of Colorado Springs, as well as incorporate appropriate marketing strategies to capture the interests of buyers, sellers and/or investors. Empirically speaking,...
06/10/2009
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