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I am fascinated in todays real estate market.  On one hand we have the lowest inventory of available real estate for sale in our local Pikes Peak MLS since 2000.  On the other hand the average days on market is going up instead of down.  These two things normally do not go together.   In the past...
When warm winter weather arrives we naturally seem to have the need to break out and get outside.  With temperatures in the high 50's and a Sunday promising more of the same here is a great option for outside fun.  We most likely will continue to have snow melting from the past week of storms com...
A warm day (almost 60) and plenty of sunshine gives the craving to get outside.  For many it may also be the desire to get in your garden or at least enjoy the veggies from your garden.   Colorado Springs is fortunate that we have a great answer for those wintertime fresh veggie blues.  It is cal...
It has been a fascinating day.  I found out about a partnership between the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region, Centura Health and local community providers.  It is leading edge "wellness" and YMCA's across the country and coming in to get more details.   As we are all aware health care, both in terms...
We all have heard about Kansas City BBQ and although it has been a long time. I can attest that it is phenomenal.  Beyond finger lick'in good so to speak. This weekend if you are looking for something fun to do, on Saturday at least, maybe head up to the National Western Stock Show and taste test...
It's that time of year where New Year's goals and resolutions are on everyone's minds and more often than not that includes working out, joining a gym, losing weight, managing stress or some combination of these. Colorado Springs is an interesting city from a layout standpoint because we have a m...
Where we all live is important, at least to each of us I would think.  We on some level get to decide where we want to live and the type of life(style) that this might incur.  For some of us, a job will dictate where we live and for others the place comes first and finding the job happens after w...
Today I spent the day showing patio home communities in the Colorado Springs area and up in Castle Rock.  Here is some of what I discovered. From January 1 - December 31, 2014 in Colorado Springs there were 125 total patio homes on the market in the Pikes Peak MLS.  Of those: 25 are active 2   ar...
Flying Horse is a popular golf course community located North of Colorado Springs on the East side of I-25 conveniently located between I-25 and Highway 83 (both provide access to Denver).  With its golf course, very well done infrastructure, community club house and pool, the houses here are wel...
Woodland Park is a mountain town tucked in the front range mountains West of Colorado Springs.  With mountain living being a highly sought after lifestyle for year-round living and 2nd homes it is a popular area to live in not only because of the amenities offered and access to Colorado Springs t...

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