Mimi's Musings

Real Estate Agent - Falcon Property Solutions
Thoughts of a warm-hearted but opinionated long-time Realtor who sells residential property in Colorado Springs and surrounding areas, including resale, new build, military relocation, helping out-of-state owners sell their Colorado Springs rental property, with a passion for Victorian, Vintage, and Mid-Century Modern homes.
Beating a Bully - Take THAT, 2020!In 2019, I triumphantly limped to the finish line, excitedly anticipating 2020. Little did any of us know then what the year “2020” would come to embody.We began the year excitedly looking forward to a daughter’s wedding in the Virgin Islands in June. All of my d...
Mosquito Truck FoggersOne of my favorite childhood memories from the 1950s and into the 1960s is running behind the DDT truck. My mom would feed us early so we were finished with dinner in time to run after the mosquito trucks as they sprayed our neighborhood several times per week. Sometimes the...
What is a typical real estate commission?Many people believe being a Realtor is similar to being a money magnet. Not only is this a misconception, but I don’t know of any other business where a professional can put in countless hours on a transaction and possibly end up empty handed. Let me expla...
Real Estate Market Trends Colorado Springs April 2020 Even with Sheltering in Place for the past month, the Colorado Springs housing market trends remain strong. I believe housing will remain vital as the nation seeks to recover from the COVID-19-induced recession. We continue the trend of Colora...
 Tenant Nightmares I received a call this week from an out-of-state owner who has a rental property in the prestigious Broadmoor Bluffs area of Colorado Springs. She had evicted a tenant for non-payment and hadn't had income against the property for months. She was anxious to see if she could get...
Remember How Excited We Were For 2020?As 2019 drew to a close, I was glad to see the door shut on that phase of my life. We were so excited for 2020.I had just finished chemo. One of the little-discussed side effects that people don't mention is the extra weight you'll put on during the time your...
Why Mimi Foster is the Best Downtown Colorado Springs RealtorFor over a decade, my husband Dave and I restored more than a dozen Victorian homes in Downtown Colorado Springs. Most of them were Colorado College rentals that oblivious students who did not understand the treasures they were destroyi...
CO Springs Realtors Working to Keep Clients Safe During COVID-19We are still doing business, but it's not "business as usual." While many states ignored the plight of people who need to move, Colorado has acknowledged that Realtors are essential. Realtors are taking extreme precautions to keep yo...
Fear of the Number 13This week began by losing an hour when we set our clocks forward. Then there was a full moon. And now it's ending with Friday the 13th. But what does that even mean? From symptoms of mild anxiety to a nagging sense of doom to full-out panic attacks, it is estimated that appro...
Market Report February 2020The Colorado Springs real estate market continues to break records and be impacted by low inventory. At the end of February 2020, there were only 830 existing single-family homes available. (The numbers used do not reflect Condominiums or Townhomes, nor do they include ...


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Mimi Foster has been voted one of Colorado Springs' Best Realtors five years in a row. She sells homes throughout the Pikes Peak Region with a passion for Victorian homes in Downtown Colorado Springs. Fifth generation Realtor, mother of five daughters, five grands, and cherished wife, Mimi has over two decades of professional experience helping clients buy and sell their personal residence, military relocation, investment properties, and rehabbing fix and flips in the Colorado Springs area.

  • Colorado Springs
  • Manitou Springs
  • Old Colorado City
  • Black Forest
  • Green Mountain Falls
  • Chapita Park
  • Palmer Lake
  • The thoughts of a warm-hearted but opinionated long-time Realtor who sells residential property in Colorado Springs, with a passion for Victorian homes Downtown.