colorado springs realtors: Andrea Bocelli Passione was a Fabulous Concert - 06/06/13 03:05 AM

Last night was a wonderful treat as Gordon and I went on a very romantic date, first, eating at one of our favorite restaurants in Denver, named Panzano’s, then we attended Andrea Bocelli’s Passione concert at the Pepsi Center.
Our seats were positioned perfectly, nearly 20 yards away from Bocelli at stage level.
If I had to fully describe his performance, of course, I do not have enough adjectives in my vocabulary to capture the divine essence in this incredible man.  It was as if God had made this human being from the construct of air and song.  And he … (2 comments)

colorado springs realtors: Happy 17th Anniversary - My Darling Cherise! - 05/24/13 03:59 AM

Ever since we partook in the sacrament of marriage 17 years ago, I’ve not only witnessed the visible signs of God’s grace in our lives, but also, I have watched how beautifully you’ve grown in the fullness of love as well.
Thanks for saying “yes” on May 24, 1996, and for saying “yes” as we continue to jump over the hurdles of life!
Happy 17th honey. I love you!
g
Feel free to visit Cherise Selley at www.cheriseselley.com or Selley Group Real Estate, LLC:  2139 Chuckwagon Rd, Ste 210 - Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919 - 719. 598. 5101
All agents … (5 comments)

colorado springs realtors: Why It’s a Seller’s Market…Or is It? - 05/23/13 03:28 AM

A general label does not always apply to every circumstance. So, we should not be surprised if labeling a financial market as strictly bullish or bearish or a real estate market as a buyer’s or seller’s market does not apply to the entirety of the Colorado Springs Real Estate market.
Nonetheless, the tide has certainly turned from being a recessed market, in which buyers were determining the actual sales prices by making savvy purchases at some great bargain prices, to a Seller’s market. 
Nowadays, especially in the price ranges under $400,000, the inventory is very low, thus the Seller’s are … (5 comments)

colorado springs realtors: Listing and Sales Summary – February 2013 – Colorado Springs Real Estate - 03/20/13 08:39 AM

It seems like everyone is looking for a good deal when it comes to Real Estate agencies.  And for sure, there are good deals to be had.  But the truth is this.  To get that good deal you have to consider a few variables in the market flow.
When looking at the Listing and Sales Summary of single family/patio homes for February 2013 (provided by the Pikes Peak REALTOR® Services Corp), this Colorado Springs Realtor would like to share a few thoughts to consider. Not everyone is going to get the same deal.  Simply stated, here’s why:
Market Absorption Rates.  … (1 comments)

colorado springs realtors: Is the Noise of Work Too Loud for you To Think? - 02/11/13 02:19 AM

There are seasons in the real estate business that can be deafening to the senses.  Sometimes it is so busy that you do not have time to think, and therefore, you do not have time to discover the vision and direction of your business.
During this particular season, there is a lot of noise trying to cloud the rhythm about how we conduct our business.  When I refer to noise, what I actually mean is that the noise is the busy work of the business that is non-profitable.  And yes, when you serve others in business, noise is part of … (5 comments)

colorado springs realtors: Listing and Sales Summary – January 2013 – Colorado Springs Real Estate - 02/08/13 02:03 AM

 
I wonder what’s on the mind of many who are awaiting possible sequestration in the upcoming three weeks or so.
You might think that many are sitting on the sidelines when it comes to being involved in the Colorado Springs Real Estate market.  But sitting on the sidelines is exactly what is not actually happening.  Instead, our real estate professionals are seeing an influx of offers on those listings that are available for sale.
When looking at the Listing and Sales Summary of single family/patio homes for January 2013 (provided by the Pikes Peak REALTOR® Services Corp), this real … (5 comments)

colorado springs realtors: December 2012 Comparables to December 2011 – Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics - 01/25/13 02:28 AM

This analysis is brought to you by Bill McAfee of Empire Title of Colorado Springs.
The simple equation to remember about the Colorado Springs Real Estate market is this.  Demand is outpacing supply, which means that the low levels of inventory are driving the prices of homes upward.
How high, you might think to yourself?  Well, today’s buyers can expect the same type of pricing trends of what Colorado Springs Real Estate demonstrated in 2005.  Yet, the environment is even more ripened for buyers because interest rates are typically under the 3.7% mark.
One thing to keep in mind for … (3 comments)

colorado springs realtors: Selley Group Real Estate, LLC - Company Culture - 01/18/13 12:16 AM

Believe it or not! Trying to define what company culture represents to your broker associates and clientele is very hard to do, especially when those within your brokerage have different thoughts and varying ideals and beliefs that they want to express in their respective approaches to the real estate business.
Sure, the organizational leadership can create bold mission statements about core values and integrity, as well as providing thoroughly thought-out action steps as to how the company operates to provide the upmost service to its consumer base. But in reality, do the right words on paper actually define the inner … (10 comments)

colorado springs realtors: Listing and Sales Summary – November 2012 – Colorado Springs Real Estate - 12/13/12 06:59 AM

Not everything has the sweet taste of honey when it comes to expecting the Colorado Springs Real Estate market to continue an upward trend in sales, average sales prices and median sales prices on a non-stop basis. Sometimes adding salt to the honey actually makes things turn out better in the long run.
Don’t we all want our prospective real estate markets to rebound sufficiently, then function more healthily as this correlates to values, despite glitches in the overall economy? Regarding our real estate market in Colorado Springs, the taste of honey remains even though there was a hiccup found … (7 comments)

colorado springs realtors: October 2012 Comparables to October 2011 – Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics - 11/23/12 01:15 AM

Practically speaking, the numbers do speak for themselves. Supply and Demand economics is visibly in play for the Colorado Springs Real Estate market. With listing inventory down, both in pricing as well as inventory levels, then pricing on residential homes is likely to go up, as evidenced in the October comparables from 2012 to 2011.
This analysis is brought to you by Bill McAfee of Empire Title of Colorado Springs.
2012 YTD vs. 2011 YTD
• Average Price UP 3.7%
• Median Price UP 6.0%
• Residential Units UP Sold 7.8%
• Inventory Levels DOWN 26.5%
• Number of Listings DOWN 20.8%
• Foreclosures UP%
• Interest Rates are at historic lows
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colorado springs realtors: Listing and Sales Summary – October 2012 – Colorado Springs Real Estate - 11/08/12 12:51 AM

Some people feel like there wasn’t much of a choice regarding the presidential election.  The better of the least desirable has been a resonating theme for many.  In regards to shrinking listing inventory, it would be easy to adopt these same attitudes about the Colorado Springs Real Estate market.
Yet, the power of value still pervades against status quo forces.  The well-kept homes, the well-staged homes and the above average efforts on part of the Sellers are bringing favorable results when it comes to home sales – time on the market and gleaning maximum value on their homes.
When looking … (5 comments)

colorado springs realtors: Splash – Downtown Colorado Springs - 08/20/12 07:40 AM

Splash is a splash with our family. If you’re ever in the mood to be creative, to do something active among friends or family, or dare to put your inner splash on canvas, then this place in Downtown Colorado Springs is the place for you to go! It’s a great place to drink some wine, to learn how to paint and to gather among people who do not make fun of your artwork.
This is a photograph of our son Kristofer, who is hamming it up before he puts paint to the canvas. Click onto splashsprings.com for more information! … (4 comments)

colorado springs realtors: 5465 Escondido Colorado Springs, CO 80918 - 07/24/12 08:18 AM

5465 Escondido Colorado Springs, CO 80918
5465EscondidoDr.com
MLS: 752647
Ideal cul-de-sac lot captures Pikes Peak, mountain views and city lights amongst the mature lush landscaping of this charming tri-level gem. This house boasts NEW appliances, Champion Vinyl Windows, and storage shed. The open kitchen with new appliances and beautiful custom tile back splash plays host to an eat-in area while the separate dining area welcomes the outdoor patio via its French doors. The bright open living room immediately welcomes you home. Two bright open bedrooms and a full bath upstairs extend both comfort and convenience. The bonus bedroom on the … (2 comments)

colorado springs realtors: 8125 Mainsail Court Colorado Springs, CO 80920 - 07/24/12 08:07 AM

8125 Mainsail Court Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Click for virtual tour: 8125MainsailCt.com
MLS: 751285
Move-in Ready, Back Yard Paradise! Nestled in an ideal cul-de-sac this highly sought after D20 location is a dream for outdoor entertaining. Rich mature landscaping creates the perfect backdrop for outdoor living that boasts a hot tub with expansive multi tiered deck - ideal for enjoying the coy pond and waterfall. Charming Remodel! Turnkey, multi-level, 3 bed/ 3 bath/ 2 car garage in desirable Briargate. Inside you'll love the fabulous open kitchen accented with granite tile counter tops and stainless appliances. A separate dining room welcomes … (0 comments)

colorado springs realtors: 4955 Nightshade Circle Colorado Springs, CO 80919 - 07/24/12 07:58 AM

Click for a virtual tour: 4955nightshadecir.com
MLS: 764446
The view will nourish your soul on this perfect mesa top setting like no other, with panoramic mountain views and three levels of outdoor living plus a spectacular cascading waterfall feature, this walk-out ranch style home is meant for entertaining - a place to enjoy people and nature. Imagine sitting out on the point overlooking the entire city and Pikes Peak while gazing miles into the distance and watching 7 different fire work shows... all from the comfort of your home!
Inside, an open great room greets you... You'll love the use … (0 comments)

colorado springs realtors: Friday Insights – How to Change Your Perspectives about Life - 07/20/12 07:46 AM

This topic alone deserves an entire book to adequately address the complexities of change and the myriad of perspectives that life has to offer each one of us.
Nonetheless, I think if one really wants to change his or her perspectives about life, then either he or she must evaluate his or her beliefs.
Because what we believe and whom we believe in, especially when life’s challenges seem overwhelming, are going to reveal how we respond to change.
From a personal standpoint, I understand the relevance of having your mind renewed in order to see additional perspectives about life.  But … (9 comments)

colorado springs realtors: Executive Summary - Colorado Springs Real Estate - 06/22/12 02:29 AM

Executive Summary by Benjamin Day of Selley Group Real Estate, LLC:
No one is over-paying for houses, but more and more are paying for houses, and it feels like there are fewer and fewer to choose from (only 3.9 months of inventory). Inventory remains at a 10 year low, average sales price is higher than the previous four May's ($233,000), 923 units closed last month.
Interest Rates remain insane at 3.75%. Insane is used in the Ben Bernanke sense, as in, you can't imagine Ben Bernanke describing anything in economics as insane, so if he did, it would strike you … (2 comments)

colorado springs realtors: Welcome Kim Schultz - Colorado Springs Realtor - to Selley Group - 06/09/12 06:20 AM

Kim Schultz is thrilled to be joining Pikes Peak Urban Living and the Selley Group Real Estate, LLC. Kim is dedicated to serving your real estate needs honestly and efficiently. As a Certified Negotiation Expert, Kim will work with you through the entire process of buying or selling a home so that you are completely satisfied with your transaction. Kim has lived in Colorado for the past 12 years with her husband, Mark, a teacher in Manitou Springs, and their two dogs. Kim attended Duke University in Durham, N.C, and majored in Music and History. She recently completed her Masters … (13 comments)

colorado springs realtors: Listing and Sales Summary – April 2012 – Colorado Springs Real Estate - 05/08/12 08:51 AM

When looking at the Listing and Sales Summary of single family/patio homes for April 2012 (provided by the Pikes Peak REALTOR® Services Corp), this Colorado Springs CO Realtor would like to share a few thoughts to consider.
First, when comparing the years of 2011 to 2012 thus far, the high point of homes for sale on the Colorado Springs Real Estate market occurred in May 2011 with 4,755 active listings. Since that time, there has been a sharp downward trend of marketable listings until January 2012, in which we had hit bottom with this trend and have seen a slow, … (5 comments)

colorado springs realtors: First Quarter – THE STAT PACK – Video Post - Colorado Springs Real Estate - 05/01/12 09:43 AM
I know! Who wants to listen to a 10:19 video? A buyer, investor and/or seller who want to glean the most detailed information about the Colorado Springs Real Estate market, as presented by Ben Day of Selley Group Real Estate, LLC. Within 10 minutes, you can begin to really understand and make prudent decisions about your next real estate purchase. Pay attention and enjoy! Feel free to contact Colorado Springs Realtor, Cherise Selley, Broker/Owner of Selley Group Real Estate, LLC or you may contact our group of Colorado Springs Realtors @ www.selleygroup.com or 2139 Chuckwagon Rd, Ste 210 - Colorado Springs, … (2 comments)

 
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