Chances of Another Foreclosure Crisis? “About Zero Percent.”
There seems to be some concern that the 2020 economic downturn will lead to another foreclosure crisis like the one we experienced after the…
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Is Buying a Home Today a Good Financial Move?
There’s no doubt 2020 has been a challenging year. A global pandemic coupled with an economic recession has caused heartache for many. However, it…
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VA Home Loans: Helping Heroes Find a Home
VA Home Loans: Helping Heroes Find a Home Today, on Veterans Day, we honor those who have served our country and thank them for…
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Three Ways Low Inventory Is a Win for Sellers
Three Ways Low Inventory Is a Win for Sellers The number of houses for sale today is significantly lower than the …
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Buying In A Historic Neighborhood: What To Know
Owning a home within a historic district provides a unique opportunity to celebrate and share the history of your property. It can also be a…
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Real Estate Continues to Show Unprecedented Strength This Year
Real Estate Continues to Show Unprecedented Strength This Year The 2020 housing market has surpassed all expectations and continues to drive the nation’s economic…
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Two Important Impacts of Home Equity Equity continues to rise, helping American homeowners secure a much more stable financial future. According to the most…
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6 Things To Consider When Applying For Mortgage Relief During A Pandemic
The recently enacted CARES Act provides a certain level of relief for borrowers who have experienced financial hardship as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak.
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7 Tips To Help Sell A Home In The Autumn
While the real estate market tends to slow down as the weather cools, there are still plenty of golden opportunities for sellers. Here are some…
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Is it Time to Move into a Single-Story Home?
Is it Time to Move into a Single-Story Home? Once the kids have left the nest, you may be wondering what to do with…
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Why Pricing Your House Right Is Essential
Why Pricing Your House Right Is Essential In today’s real estate market, setting the right price for your house is one of the most…
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DIY Projects for the Entire Family
Having kids doesn’t mean home improvements need to go on the back burner. While children can’t help with every project, letting them help when…
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6 SMART HOME DEVICES FOR LESS THAN $100
Every day, the world presents us with new technology. It seems like there isn’t much left that technology can’t do. Thankfully, with every advancement,…
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Tips for DIY Real Estate Photography
Real estate listing photos are critical for piquing interest in buyers. But how do you take professional-looking pictures that accentuate a property’s best features? Read…
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Need Space? Ditch Your Dining Room!
More and more, we see families on the go. Dinners have evolved and formal dining is becoming a way of the past – or…
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How Do Realtors Get Paid?
A real estate agent can streamline the complex process of selling or buying a new home. In return for their guidance and expertise, your agent…
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Virtual School Is Changing Homebuyer Needs
Virtual School Is Changing Homebuyer Needs Some Highlights With remote learning sweeping the nation this academic year, organized spaces with enough room for kids…
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Homebuyer Demand Is Far Above Last Year’s Pace
Homebuyer Demand Is Far Above Last Year’s Pace Homebuying has been on the rise over the past few months, with record-breaking sales powering through…
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How Often Must a Colorado Real Estate License Be Renewed?
To protect consumers and prevent predatory practices, the state of Colorado requires real estate agents to acquire a professional license. Here’s what you should know…
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Two Big Myths in the Homebuying Process
Two Big Myths in the Homebuying Process The 2020 Millennial Home Buyer Report shows how this…
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2020 Luxury Market Forecast
2020 Luxury Market Forecast By the end of last year, many homeowners found themselves with more equity than they realized, and at the same…
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When Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?
When mortgage rates begin falling, more and more homeowners decide to refinance their loans. Depending on a person’s individual situation, however, it isn’t always the…
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Just How Strong Is the Housing Recovery?
Just How Strong Is the Housing Recovery? The residential real estate market has definitely been the shining light in this country’s current economic situation.
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5 Tips on Finding the Right Home Inspector
A home inspection is a critical part of buying a home. Without an inspection, you could easily pay too much for a property in need…
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Why Foreclosures Won’t Crush the Housing Market Next Year
Why Foreclosures Won’t Crush the Housing Market Next Year With the strength of the current housing market growing every day…
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Are Interest Rates Going Down?
Mortgage rates play a huge role in determining the cost of a home loan. Recently, rates have been trending downward, creating great opportunities for affordable…
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Current Buyer & Seller Perks in the Housing Market
Current Buyer & Seller Perks in the Housing Market Today’s housing market is making a truly impressive turnaround, and…
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Unemployment Report: Slow and Steady Improvement
The Latest Unemployment Report: Slow and Steady Improvement Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its latest …
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The Concern Of More Foreclosures
Two Reasons We Won’t See a Rush of Foreclosures This Fall   The health crisis we face as a country has led businesses all over…
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Today’s Buyers Are Serious about Purchasing a Home
Today’s Buyers Are Serious about Purchasing a Home Today’s homebuyers are not just talking about their plans, they’re actively engaged in the buying process…
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Does A Pergola Add Value to Your Home?
Influenced by Pinterest and HGTV programming, more and more homebuyers are interested in pergolas which increase the comfort and enjoyment of outdoor living…
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Reports Show Housing Market Is Strong!
Three of the Latest Reports Show Housing Market Is Strong The residential real estate market is remaining resilient as the country still struggles to…
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Where Homebuyers Are Heading By Generation
Where Homebuyers Are Heading By Generation [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Whether capitalizing on job opportunities, affordability, or warm-weather places to retire, Americans are making moves…
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Selling a Home: 8 Questions to Ask Your Realtor
Selling a house can be a complicated process fraught with all sorts of complications and potential mishaps. A good real estate agent can…
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How a Home Office Increases Appeal to Home Buyers More Now Than Ever
A home office can add significant appeal to a home, especially in the eyes of millennial buyers and people who work from home.
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Is the Health Crisis Driving Buyers Out of Urban Areas?
Is the Health Crisis Driving Buyers Out of Urban Areas? The pandemic has caused consumers to re-examine the components that make up the “perfect…
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8 Tips to Renovate Your Home for the Millennial Buyer
Millennials represent a significant segment of home buyers. In fact, more than half of all first-time buyers are under the age of 36.
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Sell Your Home With These Quick and Easy Home Repair Projects You Can Do in a Weekend
Even simple renovations can make a home seem much more desirable in the eyes of prospective buyers. Here are some easy DIY projects…
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Are You Ready for the Summer Housing Market?
Are You Ready for the Summer Housing Market? As the health crisis started making its way throughout our country earlier this spring, sellers have…
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Why the Tri-Lakes Housing Market Continues to Soar
Whether you are looking to buy or sell a home, timing your local market is an essential part of your real estate investment.
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BUYING A NEW WASHER AND DRYER
Laundry is one of those household chores that always seems to be a headache. Whether you like doing laundry or not, it is often…
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4 Signs You Might Need Roof Repairs
Your roof is a critical part of your home. Protecting you from the elements all year round, your roof takes the brunt of any…
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Why Vinyl?
Choosing the best siding for your home can feel like a big choice. You want something that will look the way you want, but…
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The 9 Most Livable Neighborhoods in Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs consistently ranks among the most livable cities in all of America. With a great…
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Avoid These Common Pitfalls When Selling Your Home
Selling a home can be emotionally challenging and surprisingly time-consuming, especially if you’ve never done it before. Unless they are experienced, it’s easy…
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9 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs is a great place for buying a new home. Unfortunately, purchasing a home for the very first time can be a…
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MOVING DURING COVID-19
As we all learn to accommodate a new normal, those who are moving during this time face new challenges. While cleaning was always an…
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Thinking About A Tiled Accent Wall?
As simplified, clean styles continue to be the face of home design, there is no surprise that adding a tiled accent wall can be…
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Home Loan or a Mortgage?
Did you know that a home loan and mortgage aren’t the same thing? Though often used as interchangeable terms, the two actually work together…
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Best Power Tools for DIYers
  Now more than ever, DIY projects are everywhere you look. It seems like everyone is trying to be productive with the…
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Keeping Your Carpet Clean
Carpet tends to ignite a love-hate relationship with homeowners. While carpet can add comfort, design, and even a pop of color to a space,…
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Creating A Productive Atmosphere While You #STAYHOME
1. Light up your space! Letting in as much natural light as possible to your at-home work space is the first step to…
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When Is the Best Time to Sell Your Home and Why It Matters
Selling a home can take weeks to months depending on your local market. If you list a property during specific dates, however, you might be…
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Prepping To Sell During Quarantine
So now that you’re stuck indoors for the foreseeable future, you may be wondering how you are going to fill your time. If you…
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Gardening Tips to Help Your Yard + Your Stomach
Though millions of households at the beginning of the year already had their own gardens started, there should be no surprise that the numbers…
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Cassidy Jones Named Rising Star in Real Producers Magazine
What is my favorite part about being a REALTOR®? It’s the relationships, by far. As I think back about myself I have…
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Quarantine Spring Cleaning
There’s a good chance you’re spending more time at home than you are used to. Whether you had travel plans change, or you are…
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Buying or Selling During A Pandemic
While it may only be temporary, the COVID-19 pandemic is touching everyone’s life in one way or another. If you are in the market…
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HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR CONCRETE DRIVEWAY
Concrete driveways are becoming more popular again, and there are plenty of reasons why. With a lifespan 10-15 years longer than asphalt, often lasting…
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Home Bar Essentials
If you love to entertain when you have guests over, you may be working on building your home bar. While enjoying time inside doesn’t…
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Reducing Closet Clutter
The closet might just be the hardest place to reduce clutter in the home. So often, we find ourselves using closets as the one…
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Choosing The Best Bathroom Tile
If it is time for your bathroom to get a renovation, you are likely already thinking of what style you have in mind for…
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Is Tiny Living For You?
As conservative lifestyles and living ‘small’ becomes more and more popular, tiny homes and other downsized living have become a normal choice in…
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7 SIGNS OF A DOG-FRIENDLY HOUSE
Embarking on a home search for a property that must be approved by furry, tail-wagging family members? Here are a few things to look for.
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The Pros & Cons of Laminate and Hardwood
If you are looking to install wood flooring , you will likely be looking at a several thousand dollar investment. When making an…
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How To Throw A Great Superbowl Party
While your team may not have made it to the final game, the Superbowl is the perfect excuse to bring together your family and…
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John & Jean Wheaton Named Top Producers by Real Producers Magazine
Happy New Year! Welcome to 2020. John and I believe that 2020 is going to be full of excitement, change, continued business growth and success…
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What questions should I ask my contractor before hiring them?
When it comes to selecting a contractor to do any type of work on your home, you want them to have what it takes…
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New Year’s Resolutions That Will Help You Buy A Home in 2020
If 2020 is the year for you to buy a home, consider making these 5 New Year’s resolutions to help you be as prepared…
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What You Shouldn’t Sweat When Finding a Home
If you’re on the home-buying journey for the first time, you may have the image of the perfect home in mind. Every wall a…
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What You Need To Know For Winter House Hunting
While house hunting in the winter was never really a thing of the past, today’s culture keeps things going year-round – which means…
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Turn Your Home from Cold to Cozy
As the days get shorter and shorter, you’re probably spending more time curled up on the couch than you were on those long…
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The Do’s + Don’ts of Listing Photos
When you’re preparing to put your house on the market, you are probably already aware that most of the first impressions made on potential…
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Deciding To Buy A Fixer-Upper
If you are a fan of HGTV, you have probably seen your fair share of fixer-uppers. TV shows tend to make everything look easy, especially…
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The How-To of Buying a Ceiling Fan
Just like other details of your home, sometimes fans (and their light fixtures) can make or break a room. While their appearance is important,…
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How To Let Your Passions Shine Through Your Home Decor
It is easy to get caught up in decorating to fit the current styles in home decor. Instead of focusing on what is…
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10 EASY HACKS to SAVE MONEY AROUND the HOUSE
I hope you’re enjoying your first few weeks of fall and (hopefully) cooler temperatures. With the changing of the seasons, it’s a great time…
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5 MUST-HAVE TECH ITEMS FOR YOUR KITCHEN
Technology advances are constantly happening all around us and it can be hard to keep up. While you may be eyeing that new iPhone…
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Tricks For Hard-To-Paint Areas
Painting the wood diving panes and sashes on windows can seem daunting at first. Most people think that lining your windows with painters tape…
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Finding The Right Home For You
If you’re a first time home buyer, the stress of choosing the perfect house for your family can feel overwhelming at first. While that…
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Back-to-School Home Organization Tips
After a few months of having your kids at home throughout the day, sometimes organization and order go out the window. On top of…
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WHAT TO NEGOTIATE WHEN BUYING A HOUSE
Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned veteran, the negotiation part of the transaction can be a little daunting and stressful. However,…
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HOW TO FIX 5 COMMON BATHROOM ISSUES
Homeownership has plenty of perks. You can make changes whenever you want, but that also means you are responsible for making any fixes…
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10 STEPS TO DECLUTTER YOUR KITCHEN
We are all thankful for the many drawers and cabinets in kitchens today, but they make it easy for us to hide our clutter…
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LONG-DISTANCE HOUSE HUNTING
Regular house-hunting isn’t always easy, but adding distance into the mix can present challenges you don’t have when looking a few neighborhoods over for…
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HOW TO DECIDE IF YOU SHOULD REMODEL OR MOVE
After living in a home for several years, it can be easy to discover things you may not be crazy about. While some…
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CHILD & PET-PROOFING YOUR HOME
You’ve just finished spring cleaning, and summer is approaching quickly. Summer means longer days and later nights, and usually more traffic in your…
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TRENDS TO TOSS
With millennials making up nearly 40% of the home buyers on the market today, up-to-date style is a huge consideration in the buying…
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***REPAIRS TO MAKE BEFORE SELLING YOUR HOME***
So you’re ready to put your home on the market and to you, everything looks great. Unfortunately, much of the wear and tear on…
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DIY SHIPLAP FOR $40
Thanks to Chip & Joanna Gaines, shiplap is filling homes across the country, and for good reason. Shiplap can give you a beautiful feature wall…
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HABITS OF A TIDY HOMEOWNER
We all have that friend whose home seems to be spotless, no matter the time of day. You could swing by for a morning coffee…
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TURNING A BEDROOM INTO A LUX BEDROOM
For most of us, our bedroom is little more than a place to sleep and relax. However, just because it’s always been that way doesn’t…
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PRIORITY TASKS FOR YOUR MOVE IN
Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get…
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TOP TIPS FOR HOUSE HUNTING ONLINE
1. Stay up to date. When you start your search, make sure you find a site that pulls up-to-date listings directly from the multiple listing…
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EASY LANDSCAPING DIY PROJECTS
Ever get the itch to do a DIY project? Whenever we do, our favorites involve getting outdoors and mixing up our landscaping features. Whether it’s…
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WHAT YOUR CARPET IS HIDING FROM YOU
How many carpeted rooms in your home appear clean at a glance? Even if you think they all look clean, those carpets may not be very sanitary.
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FREE COMPARATIVE MARKET ANALYSIS
🏠If you’ve been thinking about selling your home, you might want to consider that now is a great time to enter the market. That’s…
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***Mill Street Neighborhood Plan***
***Mill Street Neighborhood Plan*** As of Feb 12th, Colorado Springs City Council adopted a new plan for developing the Mill Street neighborhood. This change…
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TOP TIPS FOR HOUSE HUNTING ONLINE
Hunting for a new home online is a great place to start your search, but it should not be your end all be all. Good…
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ORGANIC FOOD ON A BUDGET
Organic food usually tastes better, and is better for you, but it can also be very expensive compared to non-organic products. Organic food can cost…
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CREATE AN EVACUATION PLAN FOR YOUR PETS
    An evacuation plan is a necessity for every home, especially if you live in an area where fires, earthquakes, hurricanes, flooding, and…
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Residential Property Disclosures
When selling your home, you’re obligated, by law, to disclose certain information about your property. Most states require that all sellers complete a written…
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Adding Charm To Your Bedroom!
With winter upon us, you might be wanting to spruce up your bedroom to add a little charm and “newness” to your space. Here’s…
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Storage Ideas For Small Bathrooms
Is your bathroom small? It’s the worst, isn’t it? Well, unfortunately, small bathrooms are very common, and are usually the smallest rooms in the house.
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YOUR HOME RESOLUTIONS
Happy New Year! I hope you had a restful holiday season. Now it’s resolution season; have you created your goals for 2019? Many of us…
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All My Single Ladies!
In 2017 alone, 60% of women millennial buyers were single! Buying a home seems to come with the idea that it’s the step AFTER you…
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Happy Holiday!
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for being a part of our year and our success! We hope that your 2019 is filled…
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The Catch You Shouldn’t Fall For
With the growth of online tools, companies are quickly building products to serve the real estate community. After all, it’s a lucrative industry, home buying…
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It’s Because Of The Price
Are you getting frustrated that your home hasn’t already sold? Has it been sitting on the market with little to no showings, while…
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Using Paint to Enhance the Size of a Room
Paint colors can drastically affect the feeling of a room. It can make it enjoyable to be in, or leave you feeling uncomfortable. It can…
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Home Buying Myths
Although the internet can be a great resource for a variety of information, a lot of that information is incorrect. One of the most important…
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Simple Sprucing Tips For Your Home
You don’t need thousands of dollars to fully refurbish your home to make it feel like new again. Instead, you can DIY a…
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Eliminate Pet Odors In Your Home
Eliminating bad odors from your home is incredibly important, you want to make sure you’ve removed them before putting it on the market. Often times,…
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Cleaning 101 Before Listing
Before you put your home up for sale, you’ll want to ensure it’s clean for all of the buyers that will come through. A dirty…
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Tips To Get Settled In A New Home
Tips To Get Settled In A New Home Moving into a new home? We know how exciting it can be! We’ve compiled a list of…
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Durable Kitchen Floor Options
Kitchen floors get put through quite a lot! Between all of the dropped utensils, the spills and drips; being one of the most used rooms…
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Do You Know What Motivates People to Buy or Sell their Home?
What Motivates People to Buy or Sell their Home? Find out here: http://vid.us/w2f3d7.
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Five Ways to Decrease Busy Season Stress
Five Ways to Decrease Busy Season Stress: http://vid.us/cs9pi2.
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Top 5 Tips for Selling a Home in Winter
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4 Tips for Creating a Home Gym With Limited Space
4 Tips for Creating a Home Gym With Limited Space There’s no need for an expensive gym membership or high-tech equipment to slim down…
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6 Places to Find Furniture You Didn’t Think to Look
Is the cost of furniture causing to you to debate if a kitchen table is a “want” or a “need”? Don’t worry! There are plenty…
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Thinking About Buying in 2018? Do These Three Things Now!
Planning on a move in 2018? Start preparing now! It doesn’t matter if you’re thinking of entering the real estate market this month or six months…
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National Housing Report January 2018
1. Homes are selling fast   In December, homes spent an average of 57 days on the market. That’s the shortest time of any December…
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5 Places To Keep Your Down Payment When Saving to Buy a Home
If you are saving to buy a home, here are five good saving options for you down payment. 1. Savings Account FDIC insured up to…
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Tri-Lakes & El Paso County Report Feb. 2018
Tri Lakes Chamber Report From February 1, 2018   Town of Palmer Lake John Cressman the mayor spoke and Chris Lowe the town manager for…
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Let Those Old Toys Go….
Let Those Old Toys Go….. If you have kids, then you understand how their stuff can collect in your home even after they’re grown. A…
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Tips to Budget Your Remodel Project
5  Tips for Budgeting a Remodel   ​We all like a change of scenery, especially when it comes to our homes. Whether it’s simply adding…
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DEALING WITH SCRATCHED HARDWOOD FLOORS
Hardwood floors are highly desirable for most homeowners, but they come with their share of challenges when it comes to cleaning, maintenance, and repairs. After…
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Why You Need An Agent For New Construction
Are you ready to buy a home and considering going in the route of new builds? It may seem like an easy enough process, where…
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The Incredible Joy of Owning Your Home
If you haven’t bought a home yet, you’re missing out on a wonderful feeling! That moment when you walk through your doors, throw your purse…
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Why Rent If You Can Buy
Home ownership rates are the lowest they have been in the last 50 years. Yet a large portion of Americans are still renting properties, instead…
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Spark A Bidding War
Ready to make a move? Have a certain figure in mind that you need to sell for? Depending on your market, you might be able…
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Kitchen Improvements Under $100
  Kitchen Improvements Under $100 Want to spruce up your kitchen but stuck on a tight budget? Check out the list of improvements you…
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Jean Wheaton; Real Estate Titans, hosted by Greg Fowler!
Real Estate Titans, hosted by Greg Fowler! ???????????? Interviewing the top real estate professionals in our marketplace, gathering insight, inspiration, and business advice from…
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10 Home Chores To Do Annually
10 Home Chores To Do Annually   Sing me some graces, there is such a thing as over-cleaning! Here are ten chores around the home…
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Save Your Home From Dryer Fires
Save Your Home From Dryer Fires Every year, more than 2900 home fires are started by clothes dryers. The leading cause of these fires are…
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Use The Right Paint Finish
Ready to paint your home? Be sure to use the right finishes in each room and feature to make the best impact in your home.
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Why You Need To Sell This Summer
Why You Need To Sell This Summer The market is hot, hot, hot! With interest rates at an all time low for buyers, the market…
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Tips To Beautify Rooms In Your Home
There’s no place like home, so why not make home the most beautiful and cozy place you can stay in? Let’s dive into some techniques…
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Back East Bar & Grill
Back East Bar & Grill www.backeastbarandgrill.com HOURS: Sunday – Tuesday 10:30AM – Midnight, Wednesday – Saturday 10:30AM –…
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Chamber of Commerce
Chamber of Commerce The Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce is located in downtown Monument, Colorado. A hub for local leaders and business in the Tri-Lakes area.
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Town of Monument – Government Office
Government http://www.townofmonument.org/ The Government Office includes departments for Parks, Planning, Public Works, Water, Police, Municipal Court, and the Town Clerk.
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THE BISTRO ON 2ND
THE BISTRO ON 2ND https://www.thebistro2nd.com/ The Bistro on 2nd is the true definition of an American Bistro. The…
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LA CASA FIESTA MEXICAN RESTAURANT
LA CASA FIESTA MEXICAN RESTAURANT http://lacasafiesta.net/ Celebrating twenty years in Monument, and thirty-three years in El Paso County.
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The Country Club at Woodmoor
The Country Club at Woodmoor http://www.ccwoodmoor.com/ 719-481-2272 18945 Pebble Beach Way, Monument, CO 80132 The Country…
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Kings Deer Golf Club
Kings Deer Golf Club https://www.kingsdeergolfclub.com/ https://vimeo.com/195029853 Kings Deer Golf Club opened their course…
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Lake Woodmoor
Lake Woodmoor Lake Woodmoor is privately owned by Woodmoor Water & Sanitation. There is no public access to the lake.  The homes around…
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