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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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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, 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’s wedding in the Virgin Islands in June. All of my d...
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
What is a typical real estate commission?Many people believe being a Realtor is similar to being a money magnet. Not only is this a misconception, but I don’t know of any other business where a professional can put in countless hours on a transaction and possibly end up empty handed. Let me expla...
06/21/2020
Real Estate Market Trends Colorado Springs April 2020 Even with Sheltering in Place for the past month, the Colorado Springs housing market trends remain strong. I believe housing will remain vital as the nation seeks to recover from the COVID-19-induced recession. We continue the trend of Colora...
05/09/2020
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 Tenant Nightmares I received a call this week from an out-of-state owner who has a rental property in the prestigious Broadmoor Bluffs area of Colorado Springs. She had evicted a tenant for non-payment and hadn't had income against the property for months. She was anxious to see if she could get...
05/05/2020
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Remember How Excited We Were For 2020?As 2019 drew to a close, I was glad to see the door shut on that phase of my life. We were so excited for 2020.I had just finished chemo. One of the little-discussed side effects that people don't mention is the extra weight you'll put on during the time your...
03/31/2020
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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.