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
Sell First, Then BuyIf you have to sell your house before purchasing a new one, don’t go house hunting until your current property is Under Contract. Let’s suppose you find the perfect home. You love it and make an offer, asking them to hold it for you while you try to sell your own house (a cont...
09/25/2015
Ranch Style Home for Sale in Colorado Springs 7193 Cottonwood TreePrice: $350,000MLS #: 5343413Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 3Office/StudyFireplaces: 2 gasSq Ft: Approx 3500 Call Mimi Foster at (719) 460-7570 to check on availability and to arrange a showing, or to find out how to sell your home in Color...
09/21/2015
Don’t be Seduced by the Price Wizard’s SorceryMr. Seller has lived in his home for many years and has accumulated a fair amount of equity. Even though property values in his neighborhood haven’t appreciated much recently, Mr. Seller’s mortgage balance has gone down, and he’s made several improvem...
09/21/2015
Be careful what you wish forA friend of mine turned me on to ActiveRain a few years ago, and I loved the interaction, the shared knowledge, the camaraderie, the family that I found here. And the added bonus was that I learned how to blog, and my business took off in new and totally unexpected way...
09/18/2015
Making lists of blogging ideas has become an enjoyable pastime for me. So if you feel you have nothing left to write about, and the dreaded writer's block has you in its grasp, I have some suggestions. If you've checked out my 300+ Blogging Ideas and can't find inspiration, or my Hundreds of Blog...
08/31/2015
So I did a second showing today on this AMAZING house. It was vacant, staged beautifully, and everywhere you looked, it was perfection. Then we got to the dining room . . . this wasn’t here yesterday.I’m trying to think of any reasonable explanation – or caption. Suggestions? Sent a copy of this ...
05/16/2015
Blogging for 26 days in April Hey! Remember me? I've been away for a while. Not sure exactly where, but I sign in every day, and I very much appreciate those of you who have reached out to me during my absence.  Since I've been gone, I've published two more novels (Jordan's Gift and Willow's Secr...
03/30/2015
She was a quirky client who wanted to see every available home in her price range. I was a newer agent who thought nothing of showing ten houses in a day (I know, crazy, right?).  We were on our ninth home, it was late afternoon, I was exhausted. When we entered the cluttered, tenant-occupied hou...
11/30/2014
An interesting situation arose last week with one of my agents, a thirty-year Realtor with lots of experience; let's call her Jennifer. Jennifer got a sign call, and although the couple did not purchase that home, Jennifer showed them several other houses and got them under contract on a differen...
11/04/2014
EMMA CRAWFORD COFFIN RACE MANITOU SPRINGS In the late 1800s and early 1900s, there were few households that were not affected by the dreaded disease of tuberculosis. Called Consumption for many centuries because of the way severe weight loss appeared to consume the patient, it was also referred t...
10/23/2014
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