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2009 

If you must be home during showings of your property, I can suggest that you step outside and let the potential buyers look around without you there. Let your Realtor do the "selling" of the home. Let me give you a recent scenario and why I am suggesting this for you. Awhile back, I took some buy...
01/27/2009
Congratulations to all of the RE/MAX agents in Colorado Springs for leading the area in listings sold! I am proud to be affiliated with such a great company. If you are looking to buy or sell a property in Colorado Springs, please give me a call. You can search listings on my website at www.krist...
01/22/2009
                                        Just one of the reasons I love Colorado Springs! Beautiful Pikes Peak!  I shot this on a beautiful sunny winter day we had today of 68 degrees. The weather in Colorado Springs is amazing. We will have snow, then the sun will come out and melt it away and le...
01/21/2009
 Hey- In case you haven't heard...IT'S A BUYER'S MARKET!!! If you are in the market to buy a home there is no time like the present! Do you want to be kicking yourself in a few years? Right now is a great time to buy because: Interest rates are lower than they have been in 10 years. They fluctuat...
01/08/2009
I have people ask me all the time, what is the difference between a short-sale and a bank-owned property? So, I will first answer that question, hopefully in simple terms.   Short Sale- This is where you are trying to sell your home for less than you owe the bank and the bank must agree to take l...
01/07/2009
The seller has done everything right. They decluttered the house, staged it, made all the repairs necessary, the yard is gorgeous and it is priced right and ready to go. You are not getting any offers- WHAT'S THE DEAL???? Go outside (and out back) check out the neighbors. If you see or hear any o...
01/06/2009
I work with a lot of buyers and often times I take them into properties that are not vacant and staged beautifully. However, the place may look beautiful, but smells awful. Remember that buyers use other senses to be attracted to a home. I was once told my my Realtor years ago when selling my own...
01/05/2009
  Here are the most recent numbers broken down into price range for El Paso County as of Dec. 31 from Pikes Peak Association of Realtors.  As you notice, the homes up to $200,000 seem to be moving the fastest. If you have any questions or are interested in selling your home please contact me at 7...
01/05/2009
I just returned from showing a new buyer of mine a property. She is a single woman with a child and her mother was in town visiting. They wanted to see a bank-owned property. When I called to schedule I was told that there may be others showing at the same time (it's bank owned and a great deal!)...
01/03/2009
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