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Thoughts of a warm-hearted but opinionated long-time Realtor who sells residential property in Colorado Springs and surrounding areas and cities. I sell resale homes, new builds, and investment property. I have a heart for military relocation, specialize in helping out-of-state owners sell their Colorado Springs rental property, and have a passion for Victorian and Vintage homes.
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Why We're In The RainLike so many who still walk the hallowed fading halls of ActiveRain, I began my journey here over a dozen years ago. Blogging was a new concept to most of us. We knew we wanted it but didn’t know how to get there.We were excited at the possibilities when we found this amazing...
07/26/2023
Getting it SoldShe was ready for a complete change. When she called me to list her home, she and her fiance had decided to pack things up in Colorado and move to Florida. They were excited about their new life and prospects.It only took a week to get her home under contract. We had made it throug...
03/31/2023
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The Way Things WereIn the late 90s, loans were easy to get, easy to lose, and disreputable Realtors and investors came out of the woodwork like cockroaches to buy them from unsuspecting homeowners. If your mortgage was over ninety days past due, it became a matter of public record. The more equit...
03/11/2023
The BackgroundWise with their money but naïve in life, I represented them on five transactions before they turned thirty-five. We were close like family. They consulted with me on more than real estate and I treated them like they were my kids.Jeni's parents, well-to-do New Yorkers, wanted to vis...
03/04/2023
HistoryIn the late 1880s, Zalmon Simmons visited the Pikes Peak Region to check on one of his inventions. Not only was he the inventor of what we now know as the Simmons Beautyrest Mattress Company, Mr. Simmons invented an insulator for telegraph wires that were being used on the summit of Pikes ...
07/05/2022
Market Statistics June 2022 vs June 2021The most dramatic ‘tell’ in the housing market shift that’s taking place in Colorado Springs is the number of active listings. They have risen 158% year over year! But don’t get too excited. A Buyer’s Market is when there are at least seven months of housin...
07/03/2022
Blindsided by SellerI have a confidence level in the team I’ve assembled for my real estate transactions. Rarely are we blindsided by the unforeseeable. My lender, my closer, my assistant, my inspector . . . all people I trust to do a good job for my clients. Together we make a transaction run as...
04/03/2022
If you've been on ActiveRain for any length of time, you know there are certain people who stand above the rest in giving of their time and talent to this platform. Personally, I have four heroes in The Rain. Craig Daniels is at the top of that list.When someone suggested a way to bring our AR pr...
03/30/2022
Beating a Bully - Take THAT, 2020!In 2019, I triumphantly limped to the finish line after colon cancer and eight months of chemotherapy, 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’...
06/30/2020
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...
06/23/2020
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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.