Colorado Springs Real Estate Blog by Kathy Torline

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Real Estate Agent - ERA Herman Group Real Estate
Colorado Springs Real Estate Blog, Includes market reports, general articles for buyers & sellers , buyer tips, seller tips. real estate dictionary, market reports, and homes for sale

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2008 

President George W. Bush signed a housing stimulus bill today ** It offers a first-time home buyer credit of up to $7,500 of any home purchased between April 9, 2008 and July 1, 2009.  One article by Quicken Loans classifies first time home buyers as "actual first-time home buyers and buyers who ...
07/30/2008
Home Sellers mistake in Colorado Springs -- Buyer's gain I showed 6 homes yesterday to my buyer who is in the military and looking at buying his first house in Fountain which is south of Colorado Springs.  Very exciting times for him!  Nothing better than first time home buyers, as they are so ex...
07/29/2008
  Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report for Vista Grand Terrace Single Family  Single Family Homes in Vista Grande Terrace were primarily built in the 1970's.  The majority of the houses are ranches, bi-levels, and tri-levels with 3 to 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, and 1 - 2 car garages.   The averag...
07/28/2008
Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report for Kissing Camels Homes in WEST area of Colorado Springs Single Family Homes Single Family Homes in Kissing Camels were primarily built from the 1960's to  2007.  The majority of the houses are ranches with 3 to 6 bedrooms, 3 baths, and 2-3 car garages....
07/25/2008
Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report for Holland Park in the Northwest Single Family Homes Single Family Homes in Holland Parkwere primarily built in the 1970's.  The majority of the houses are ranches, bi-levels, and tri-levels with 3 to 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, and 1 - 2 car garages.   The av...
07/25/2008
Homes in the Northwest part of Colorado Springs Includes homes in Mountain Shadows and Rockrimmon If all you did was read the headlines in the newspapers, you would think every area in Colorado Springs has seen a huge decrease in housing prices.   Not true! As the chart illustrates, when you comp...
07/22/2008
Manitou Springs Homes Median Pricing has increased in the last year If all you did was read the headlines in the newspapers, you would think every area in Colorado Springs has seen a huge decrease in housing prices.   Not true! As the chart illustrates, when you compare the pricing in Manitou Spr...
07/22/2008
Colorado Springs and El Paso County merging governments? As both entities continue to work on cost effective strategies for the future, this may be an idea worth considering.  It's very similar to when two businesses merge; and as part of the merger they can reach cost savings by getting rid of d...
07/22/2008
 Colorado Springs Real Estate Colorado Real Estate  Terms -- Use this glossary to help educate yourself I'm looking at an old house in Old Colorado City, and the inspector said it has Knob and Tube wiring and that we should get an electrical inspector to check it out.   What type of wiring is thi...
07/20/2008
Colorado Springs Real Estate Colorado Real Estate  Terms -- Use this glossary to help educate yourself My sister and I are buying a home in Colorado Springs, and my mother said we should own it in Joint Tenancy.  What does this mean?  Joint Tenancy means that both your sister and you would own th...
07/20/2008
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