Mimi's Musings

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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, and investment, with a passion for Victorian, Vintage, and Mid-Century Modern homes.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Recently it has been my pleasure to hire dozens of long-time Realtors into our Company.  One of the things that I like most about the interviewing process is learning different ways that others are conducting business. In a recent discussion with a fifteen-year real estate professional, we were t...
12/19/2012
If you know me, you know that I am a pretty friendly person.  I rarely meet a stranger, and my compassionate nature is such that I want to help, solve problems, guide, and generally make people’s lives better and easier. For decades, I have done just that for my Clients . . . helped, solved, guid...
12/18/2012
When I first started in real estate, someone taught me the principle of The Shiny Penny, and I have always tried to make it my goal for every listing that I take.  Everyone lives in their home differently, and we understand the concept that how we live in our home is completely distinct from how ...
12/17/2012
A friend recently asked what areas in town might have the best Christmas lights. While there are lovely displays throughout the City, none compare to the million-plus lights on display at the 22nd Annual Electric Safari at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Open every evening from 5:30 to 8:30 PM (except Chr...
12/17/2012
It seems like a perfect day to step back in time and celebrate the season in a gentler, more relaxing atmosphere.  If you are not familiar with Rock Ledge Ranch, their Holiday Evening, being held today, December 15, 2012 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, would be a perfect way to become enchanted with this b...
12/15/2012
Skate in the Park is being held in Downtown Colorado Springs at Acacia Park through this weekend.  Skating hours are from 10:00 AM until 8:00 PM on Saturday, December 8, and from Noon until 8:00 PM on Sunday, December 9. A synthetic 'ice puzzle' was brought in and pieced together, so it doesn't m...
12/07/2012
Holiday Stroll Downtown Colorado Springs 2012 One of my favorite traditions of the Season is the Holiday Stroll held each year in Downtown Colorado Springs on Tejon Street. A terrific way to get into the Holiday Spirit, this year forty downtown shops and restaurants have paired to bring you treat...
12/05/2012
Don't let your real estate business come to a stand-still during the Holiday Season.  Here is a wonderful December Contest being sponsored by Kim and Kristine Halverson to help keep your business on track.  The idea is to stay focused so that January doesn't feel like you're starting a new job.  ...
12/03/2012
Celebrating the Holiday Season, the 28th Annual Festival of Lights Parade (also known as the Parade of Lights) will take place on December 1, 2012.  The Parade will begin promptly at 5:50 pm at the corner of St. Vrain and Tejon in Downtown Colorado Springs.  Free to the public, both sides of Tejo...
11/29/2012
For the most part, if we're on ActiveRain, we are bloggers.  This is where many of us got our start, it is what we are learning and perfecting, and it's what we do here ~ we write. There are many online word processing formats.  I have used a lot of them.  Lots of people use Word, but it doesn't ...
11/17/2012
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