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Real Estate Agent - EXIT Realty Advantage Pagosa, Pagosa Springs, Colorado
This last couple of weeks, I have had the opportunity to walk several 35 Acre parcels that are currently on the market here in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Some of them are truly amazing pieces of land. With breath-taking views. THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE As I came upon several of these listings, I noti...
Mountain towns have the distinction of being well above sea level and are typically a destination to many that want to escape the heat of the lower elevations and enjoy the National Forests that surround our towns up here in the clouds. Being this high, there is also the ever present fact that wh...
Being that this town is comprised of nearly 66% retired folks, I listen for their needs.. Not just their current needs but future ones as well. While there are plenty of Ranchers and 2-story homes in this area, I like to keep in mind that as we progress in age, stairs become less and less favorab...
No, I'm not talking about a Two-Step, (I wish)... I have Clients in Town that arrived last evening. We've been conversing since early January and they have made it back to Pagosa Springs to explore the possibilities of Colorado Mountain Property ownership. Their wants and needs are simple: Large ...
Now that Spring is here and our Buying season had begun with full earnest, the Buyers who had gone dormant for the Winter are just now realizing that while they were comfortable in their "Den", the rebound has already began to show signs of growth. It seems like the Buyers were playing the game, ...
Reading a variety of posts this morning has my mind visualizing many different scenarios I have been in, thought about being in, or heard happening to other Agents. When it comes to being Real, I have no choice, but to be. I really wouldn't have it any other way, actually. I have a business that ...
This Multifamily zoned .89 acre lot has finally been reduced to get it sold. Purchased for $235K, the owner has finally agreed to get this priced appopriately for the market. While this lot could accommodate up to a 5-plex, it would make an incredible location for a single family home. Lots 1/3 t...
Always having that thought in the back of my mind about the dangers I face as a Realtor® helps keep me alert to the possibilities that may or may not occur, while out in the field. Many of the members here in ActiveRain are of the more suburbanite or city dwelling type. Once living in the City, I...
The housing Market is to turn around in 2012!!! Oh Goody! It seems like every morning I log into my computer, I see another media outlet telling me that the Housing Market is "Going" to turn around. The only thing that I really notice in these reports, is this source hasn't been paying attention....
Sometimes, a potential client can be stubborn. Sometimes they can be too anxious. Whatever their situation, Ill be forthright.   Dear Seller,   About your expired listing:Here in these parts, generally, if you purchased a home half way through ’06 through 2009 and are in need of selling now, chan...

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