Cherise Selley's (cheriseselley) Blog

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2011 

Bill McAfee, President of Empire Title, authored an article entitled, “Be afraid, be very afraid!!!” The point he was making is that it’s okay to be afraid of things out of our control, such as world events and various acts of nature.  On the other hand, when it comes to Colorado Springs Real Es...
04/29/2011
Earlier this year, I had telephone conversations with a couple (Ron & Alexandra Seigel), who are members on Active Rain, and also, who I consider among the cream of the crop when it comes to the importance of branding – how to effectively communicate the abstract regarding who you are and what y...
04/28/2011
Proposed legislation, titled “Prompt Decision for Qualification for Short Sale Act of 2011,” was recently brought to Congress by Representatives Tom Rooney (R-FL) and Robert Andrews (D-NJ). According to an article written in The Colorado Springs Real Estate Journal, this new bill would improve t...
04/27/2011
  When you think of having resiliency about real estate, what mental picture comes to mind?  For me this morning (feeling fortunate to watch the sunrise after a 5K), I thought of oranges instead of lemons – probably because I grew up in Florida. Like squeezing oranges for the tastiest juice, it’...
04/26/2011
Part of the beauty about what I do as Colorado Springs CO Realtor, as well as any other Realtor® in this profession, is that I get to develop my business model as I see fit. That’s right.  I set the rules, if rules are important to me.  I create the definitions regarding core values and consumer...
04/21/2011
  I think the NAR’s April/May edition of Realtor Magazine did a fabulous job trying to provide marvelous tips and tools for active Realtors® who are trying to make savvy decisions about how to more effectively run their operations, as well as how to best serve their buyers, sellers and investors...
04/19/2011
This past Saturday we had the privileged opportunity to attend a fundraiser put on by Colorado Springs Christian Schools, in which former President George W. Bush was the guest speaker. The event was held at The Broadmoor Auditorium.  Cherise and I were part of a highly enthusiastic audience who...
04/18/2011
Benjamin Day does a fabulous job on Colorado Springs Real Estate statistics.  Like he’s mentioned, regardless of what should be happening, our market is like trying to predict when it’s going to snow in Colorado.  A job I surely would not like to have, based on unpredictability, though our weath...
04/12/2011
WOW!  Despite the dismal news we hear daily, ranging from earthquakes to tsunamis to radioactive fallout to Middle Eastern uprisings to rising oil prices to wars to unemployment to the devaluation of the dollar bill to outsourcing of jobs to tragedy upon tragedy – can I stop here?  The fact rema...
04/06/2011
Below are some remarkable statistics about Northgate neighborhoods regarding Single Family/Patio Homes: Sold Listings: 28 Median Sales Price: 281,497 Average Sales Price: 325,370 Median List Price: 286,447 Sale Price to List Price %: 94.6 Currently, the Average Days on the Market is 102. Just fr...
04/06/2011
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