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Broker/Owner Colorado Real Estate Advisers LLC, relocation, school district 20, Academy district specialist, commercial and multi-family properties, investing, consulting, shadow inventory, Rockrimmon, Briargate, Pine Creek, Broadmoor, Old Colorado City, Manitou Springs, Monument, Garden of the Gods area, Certified Negotiation Expert – CNE, Luxury & lifestyle properties, historical homes, REO, short sales.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
The “Heights” portion of the “University Heights” name gives you a hint to the appeal of this neighborhood. At night, it has extraordinary views of Pikes Peak, Pulpit Rock, the Front Range and the city lights. It is also in a very strategic location. Within about a six mile radius, lies downtown ...
01/05/2016
I have been working with a wonderful family who have been wanting to buy a small equestrian homestead.We found it, have done the homework, and today we are scheduled to close.While I’m pleased to be starting the New Year with a closing this is more about why we are in this business.The immense sa...
01/03/2016
You say ombré is not a part of your everyday vocabulary? You must not follow the Kardashian’s (not that I do). Here is trusty Wikipedia to help you out.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ombr%C3%A9Ombré is typically used to transition vertically like this.  Credit:https://www.pinterest.com/pin/3344627...
12/21/2015
Having been an IT project manager for Fortune 100 companies I understand and practice good computer file management.It is ideal that every file have a proper directory and folder and every file be in the proper place.The challenge is that there are certain files, across various disks, directories...
12/21/2015
What web site would you miss the most if it went away forever?For me, it would be YouTube.Need a tutorial to learn something?Need a “how to” to fix or do something?Want to listen to concerts you didn’t (or did) get to attend?And the list goes on and on.But sometimes you need to rewind just a litt...
12/21/2015
How much should I pay for a basement in Colorado Springs?Almost all houses in Colorado Springs have at least some basement area. For a breakout of the different types of basements and some things you need to know about basements and crawl spaces, check out my post:http://activerain.com/blogsview/...
12/18/2015
Almost all houses in Colorado Springs have at least some basement area. These areas can be categorized as follows:# 1 A walk out basement. The lot the house sits on typically slopes from the front down to the back. The back, or in a few cases the side, of the basement is level with the ground. Mo...
12/17/2015
Floor plans matter – a lot.In Colorado Springs a benchmark price per square foot is about $100 per square foot. That varies by size of the house, age, condition, etc. but $100 per square foot is a good starting place.Too often buyers opt for a house that has a lot of “marginal” square footage.Whe...
12/17/2015
Median sales prices are quoted all the time.They are used as proof that a market is improving or not.There is just one problem.That median sales price that is being quoted is probably not accurate.What?Why would news sources or the Chamber of Commerce, the local MLS or whoever, quote a median sal...
12/17/2015
What will you have left, when the decor walks out the door?I am blessed to work with Kim Gaston, one of the best stagers in Colorado.Kim can make a house look so terrific that we receive multiple offers in the first few days we have the house on the market.That is all well and good IF the house i...
12/15/2015
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