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As we arrive full swing into the holiday season the fires in Colorado and in Colorado Springs seem like a long way away.  For small businesses affected not only by the fires/floods themselves but also the lack of business activity during that time the rest of the year can be critical in terms of ...
For many first time home buyers price and monthly mortgage payments are very important and critical in driving what they are looking at for houses.  As the market heats up and the entry level market gets a lot more activity the first time home buyer market can be affected. I started to think what...
One of the most challenging aspects of real estate is managing emotions.  Especially for first time home buyers where everything about the world of real estate may be new and unfamiliar.  The desire to buy a house creates natural excitement to go out and look at houses.   What I have found is the...
As most of you who read my blog posts have seen and already know, gratitude has been on my mind and heart for the past few weeks.  With this being the kickoff of Thanksgiving week I happened to read something this morning that I thought would be incredible for ActiveRain members not only as a per...
If you are planning a trip to Colorado Springs or have decided that eating out for Thanksgiving is what you want to do below is a list of restaurants & hotels offers Thanksgiving dinner and/or Thanksgiving Buffets in Colorado Springs.   Antlers Hilton - 10:30 am - 2:00 pm Broadmoor Hotel - call f...
Colorado Springs is fortunate to have a large group of downtown churches that are good about creating events and working together to fulfill those. Today was one such event.  The Interfaith Progressive Hymn Sing.  The idea began 7 years ago as a Thanksgiving service for congregants from different...
Today is an exciting day in Colorado Springs.  The ribbon cutting for the first Colorado Springs outdoor ice skating rink at Acacia Park was held at 4:00 pm. Tucked in the corner of Acacia Park the setting is easy to find and a great place to meet for skating.     With the opening of a public out...
Colorado Springs has a number of restaurants and as it continues to grow the "multi-downtown" idea or Central Business District.  But today's lunch inspired me to write about a favorite go-to place for lunch that offers great ambiance, incredible food and service that is truly second to none (or ...
With Thanksgiving so late in the month it seems as though Christmas and Thanksgiving are having a joint holiday so to speak. I recently found out about an incredible organization that is based in Colorado Springs called the Christmas Tree Project.  This is a couple who decided a couple of years a...
I have heard of the word "Creed" before but usually it was in reference to someone's religious Creed or country Creed.  In this particular case this Creed is a Statement of Shared Beliefs. This year my office, The Platinum Group Realtors, made the decision to write an office creed for all of us t...

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