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2011 

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The Farm and Ranch lifestyle aren’t always as glamorous as the movies portray. One instance are the cold and blustery days of winter. All you really want to do is stay inside tucked under a warm blanket, curled up in front of a roaring fire with hot chocolate or a bowl of soup sitting nearby whi...
01/20/2011
What makes selling a home more stressful? Selling it in the middle of winter. The lawn is brown, the weather is usually bad and, unlike the longer days of summer, you have less time to show it off during daylight hours. But not everyone has the luxury of waiting until the traditional spring or s...
01/20/2011
When buying real estate something that can be overlooked, because it does not seem apparent, is flood insurance.  There isn't water here so what would I need flood insurance for.  Colorado Springs and the surrounding Pikes Peak Region is described as a high desert climate.  With that in mind we ...
01/10/2011
In the world of real estate, carpet is something that most home owners have in one way or another.   Having carpet installed or cleaned is something that most of us do at some point in home ownership.  The past two years it seems as though there was more stretched carpet (wrinkles) in homes for s...
01/08/2011
Lago Vistas is the example of what home owners are looking for in todays market.  Buying land and building a new home is a dream for many people.  For others, the opportunity to buy a brand new home, such as a Parade house, gives them instant gratification with a lot of upgrades that they might ...
01/08/2011
In the previous post, we were talking about mountain living. The second type of Colorado Mountain Lifestyle isn’t better or worse than the previously mentioned, it is just different. In this section, we are talking about those who work and play in the mountains. We think of the younger crowd fre...
01/06/2011
In the high country snow is falling, tempertures are lower than the front range, and it looks like a picture perfect winter postcard. For Coloradans, there seems to be two different mountain lifestyles. The first lifestyle is what we think of when we open a magazine. Beautiful log style homes wi...
01/06/2011
There is a beautiful gem located west of Vail and north of Aspen. Many of us take three right-hand turns in this town knowing we are on the straight away from Denver to Aspen.  Glenwood Springs is a beautiful little mountain town with a wonderful coffee shop, backcountry stores, and of course Sp...
01/06/2011
PLANNING A WINTER HUT TRIP: A hut trip definitely takes a little preparation. Being pre-pared can make all the difference between a good trip or an amazing trip. Choosing a group leader will help you immensely in your organization. You’ll also need to take into account the weather, dividing up t...
01/06/2011
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