Barbara Salisbury's (realtorbarbara) Blog

Real Estate Agent - Kenna Real Estate Company
I have written before about the abundance of wildlife in this cool place we call Highlands Ranch.  I have also written before about how important it is to be cautious in sharing this cool place with those animals.  On that note, we had an unusual visitor in Highlands Ranch this week, a young fema...
Douglas County Housing Authority (DCHP) has developed a mediation service that is available to Douglas County Residents at no cost.  The Douglas County Public Trustee;s Office cooperated in establishing this program.  The purpose is to decrease the number of foreclosures in Douglas County by prov...
About 7 or 8 miles down C-470 from my house is a wonderful little reservoir named Chatfield.  In the summer it's a great place for summer activities like swimming, boating, picnicking, camping and fishing.  It was created as a flood control measure on the South Platte River and the water height v...
The Denver Housing market is improving monthly just as it usually does this time of the year.  March saw improvements over the last two months in the average list price, median list price, number of houses active, under contract and sold, days on the market and sold price as a percentage of origi...
We here in Colorado have seen it many times on TV.  A bear makes himself at home by entering someone's home and rummaging for food or a mountain lion frequents a local neighborhood and feasts on its pets.  These situations and others just as dangerous present themselves because someone has, delib...
The Best Open House in Highlands Ranch, CO will be Sunday, April 18th, 12-4 pm at 2550 Shadecrest Place Exceptionally Priced at $550,000 with a great Open House Special. (See Below)5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths and over 3500 square feet Mom will be heaven in the fabulous kitchen with tons of beautiful dar...
"Why buy now?" is a question has been discussed and written about almost ad nauseum in the last few months.  The reasons for buying now are so worthy and so many that I think I'll address it one more time.  While the housing market is in the doldrums many buyers are finding opportunities to negot...
Highlands Ranch is a community full of families, most of them with children.  There are so many activities for children that it is hard to keep up with them all.  Besides the usual soccer, softball, swimming, horseback riding, etc., there are some great special classes and events coming up this m...
Experts in law enforcement say that hundreds of people every day get mugged or attacked in public places because they are talking on cell phones and are unaware of what is happening around them.  Stop and think about it.  How many people do you see in parking lots, on sidewalks, at street corners...
I'll bet you didn't know about the infrastructure fees charged to developers since 1980 that help to pay for our facilities here in Highlands Ranch.  I didn't know until recently.  I did know that developers are required to donate land to be used for schools and, thus, here in Highlands Ranch, we...

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