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I have been on both sides of property management. I’ve been a renter on and off for the past 10 years, and a homeowner in those off years. I’ve worked for property management companies, and I’ve managed a property of my own. There is very little that surprises me anymore about owners, management...
As you begin thinking of remodeling your home, are you considering green remodeling options? There are seven basic ideas you may or may not have considered yet in relation to green remodeling. 1. Put energy efficienty at the top of your list. Weather stripping and caulking around windows and doo...
With warm temperatures here in Colorado Springs gardening comes to mind.  Colorado Springs has an incredible community garden program that offers land to have a neighborhood garden.  There are currently two garden communities in Colorado Springs and they have a waiting list but now is a great tim...
Moving to Colorado Springs with animals?  One important question might be, where are the dog parks?  Colorado Springs is fortunate to have seven different parks spread out across town and they each have their own "flavor" so to speak.  Bear Creek Dog Park located on the Southwest side of town off...
Rarely found on the market this Broadmoor townhouse sits overlooking the Broadmoor South Golf Course in two directions.    As you drive down the street you find yourself at the end of the road with only the Broadmoor South Clubhouse in the distance.   Walking into the front door and split stairca...
Outdoor Room Outdoor rooms are becoming more and more popular. In Colorado where we have over 300 sunny days, and moderate temperatures year-round, it’s no wonder we want to enjoy our outdoor space with a living room comfort. With a touch of spring this weekend and early this week, many of us ar...
After a ranch closing in Fairplay we took off for a quick lunch, a celebration of sorts, and to grab a bite to each before heading off to look at a ranch on the way back toward Colorado Springs.  The title company we had the closing at referred us to a local restaurant but after finding it closed...
Williams Sonoma located on the Northeast side of Colorado Springs offers inspiring classes & a fun filled way to explore recipes, cooking, techniques & tools.   This morning I went to a curry cooking class. It was fun to watch & learn as Cheri, our cooking instructor, created a great meal of cur...
West of I-25, South of Castle Rock, and North of Monument, there is a wonderful little town worth knowing about. It’s Larkspur, Colorado. Hidden away from the busy I-25 traffic, by rolling hills, towering pines, and babbling creeks are houses, ranches, and buildable land for the family that need...
I am consistently intrigued by first impressions and how easily and quickly they are formed.  This house is a great example of walking in the front door gives you a feeling of "good".  That warm feeling could be, the huge windows in the living room bringing in lots of light;  the curved ceiling d...

Kelly Young

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