Tag Archives: Colorado Springs Real Estate

Bottled Water or Tap?

If you have the privilege of living in Colorado, you know that it is not as much of a decision as it might be in other parts of the country.  Having spent a good part of my youth in Florida, there … Continue reading

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What is a Victorian?

Many people think that “Victorian” refers to a certain architectural style.  It is, in fact, more correctly identified as a period in history from 1837 until 1901 when Queen Victoria reigned in England. Homes built during that time period fall into this category.  … Continue reading

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Does your mother know? – Colorado College Rental

Driving home very late one night, we passed one of our college rentals.  Finding it hard to ignore approximately a hundred college boys standing outside on the lawn looking in the windows, we pulled over and ‘joined the crowd.’  As we … Continue reading

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Latex Bulge – Downtown Colorado Springs

In previewing a tenant-occupied home prior to taking a listing, I entered one of the bedrooms and noticed something that was the shape of a half-basketball protruding from the ceiling above the bed.  Upon closer examination, I discovered that an … Continue reading

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Cash Buyer

When you are a single young mother of five girls and a brand new Realtor, you chase deals where you find them, and often don’t yet have the sense to verify facts.  For three full days I drove a cash … Continue reading

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“I need a mop” – Colorado College Rentals

Throughout our years of being landlords for Colorado College kids, we found that they came in all shapes and descriptions.  One year we rented a 7 bedroom house to a group of 7 graduating seniors, all female.  About the third … Continue reading

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Bong Water – Downtown Colorado Springs

Showing a Buyer a tenant-occupied home one day, we wondered at how someone could live and move around in such a furniture-cluttered home.  As we walked sideways through the living room, we noticed a bong full of water on one … Continue reading

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