Mary's Blog from Red Feather Lakes, CO

Real Estate Agent - United Country Ponderosa Realty, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado
Sharing Red Feather Lakes and Livermore, Colorado Real Estate with you plus photographs and my thoughts about living here and life in general.



$100 million in sales for 2007-2008 fiscal year?!?!  I read an article yesterday about the Spungens family and their ball bearing business in Chicago.  Peer Bearing Company was recently sold to a Swedish Company, for an undisclosed amount of moolah, and the Spungens shared 6.6 million dollars of ...
The only thing I needed to do today were the dishes in the sink. But, a funny thing happened on the way to the sink; I decided to finish installing the travertine stone on the kitchen backsplash. The tile saw on the counter was starting to look like a permanent fixture!  I just couldn't figure ou...
My Home Improvement Story: Part I Do you ever look around your house for things to change?  A couple of weeks ago I decided our 12 year old kitchen needed a little UPDATING.  Hmmmmm, I checked the bank account - "No, ‘ still don't have gobs of money"....... What could be done for a small amount o...
Located approximately 50 miles Northwest of Fort Collins, Colorado, nestled in the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest is the beautiful mountain subdivision of Crystal Lakes.  At an elevation between 8000 and 9500 feet, Crystal Lakes is home for many full time residents as well as vacation/week...
When I became a Real Estate Agent, I had no idea how mistrustful some people are of agents in our profession.  I had only been on the job about a month, when a couple came into the office asking about prices on a few lots they had seen. I was looking the information up for them, and told them I w...
Glacier View Meadows is a mountain community located approximately 35 miles Northwest of Fort Collins, Colorado.  Consisting of 1,042  2-5 acre lots, (half of those remain vacant) and spreading over 2800 acres, Glacier View Meadows has some of the most beautiful building lots in Larimer County.  ...
For generations, the Historic Pot Belly Deli and Bar has been a favorite with locals and tourists alike. The little pot belly stove was an original caboose stove from a Union Pacific caboose, and the huge stone fireplace in the back dining room helps create that warm ambiance for group get togeth...
It's a closing - not a surprise party! Many surprises could be avoided by reviewing our Title work when we get it.  (For out of state agents - FYI -Colorado is a table funding state.  Buyers and Sellers meet at the closing table, the documents are signed, and the money is disbursed.)  Can you ima...
Ok, sometimes I get a little crazy.  After living here for 12 years, and being in the Real Estate Business for awhile, I started wondering... what is it about the Red Feather Lakes area that would make people want to live here? Why would someone want to move here? Build here?  I hate to say this,...

Mary Douglas

REALTOR, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado
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