Landscaping for Colorado Homes with Views
Colorado, Landscaping, Woodland Park

Landscaping Ideas for the Backyard of a Colorado Home With a View

Are you wondering how to landscape the backyard of a home that has a great view? If so, read on for a few ideas, do’s and don’ts. This morning as I was glancing though some pictures that I took of some homes in Woodland Park, CO back in August. I realized that I rarely took …

Black Arabian Running in a Pasture in Peyton Co
Land & Lots, Market Reports, Peyton

2019 Real Estate Market Summary for Peyton, CO

How is the real estate market in Peyton, CO? The real estate market in the entire Colorado Springs area, to include Peyton, was very kind to sellers last year. The prices of both homes and land were up. As a real estate broker that works exclusively with properties that are on at least 5 acres …

Simple chart of key sales facts and figures for Black forest land sales 2018
Black Forest, Land & Lots, Market Reports

Analysis of 2018 Land Sales in the Black Forest Area

The real estate market as been doing very well in the Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas in El Paso County. This has been true for both residential real estate and unimproved land and lots.  Since I specialize in rural lifestyle properties, which I have chosen to define as homes, farms and ranches on five …

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Calhan, Market Reports

Calhan, CO Rural Real Estate Market Report: 2018 Summary

Hi, I am a real estate agent that spends a LOT of my time working in the Calhan, Colorado area. My name is Sondra. I own Star View Real Estate. My real estate office and my farm are both located here in Calhan. Additionally, I have chosen to only work with land and homes that …

2018 Black Forest Home Sales Summary
Black Forest, Market Reports

2018 Home Sales Report for Colorado’s Black Forest Area

I am a real estate agent that specializes in Colorado homes on acreage, horse properties, farms, land and ranches. I spend the majority of my time working in the Colorado Springs area, which is located in El Paso County and the surrounding counties. Within El Paso County, Colorado, the Black Forest is one of the …

El Paso County, Land & Lots, Market Reports

2018 Land Sales Summary for Colorado Springs & El Paso County

One of the most common questions I get is: “How is land selling?” Short answer: Land in El Paso County, also known as the Colorado Springs area, sold well in 2018. Compared to 2017, the total number of land sales increased. The average and median sales prices increased. The average and median sales price per …

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How to Sell Your Home Fast, Prepare Home to Sell

6 Tips for Preparing a Home For Sale

Jan 7, 2019 This weekend, cold winter weather will force most people to stay indoors.  So, if you are thinking of selling your home this spring, it could be a perfect weekend to start preparing your house for sale. I am a real estate agent that helps sellers with homes on acreage that is located …

Seasonal Tips

November Landscaping Checklist: Time to Winterize

Have you winterized your yard or garden landscape yet? I’m working getting ready for winter at my place. I live and work on a ranch in Eastern Colorado, between the Denver and Colorado Springs metro areas. Compared to my old home in Texas, winter starts early here and it lasts a lot longer.   Even though …

A Day Trip from Colorado Springs to Silverthorne
Things to Do in Colorado Springs Area

Silverthorne – A Great Day Trip or Colorado Staycation

Most people do not get to live in the area where they vacation. Yet, people that live in the Colorado Springs area have lots of things they can do in their backyard. Yet, if you are willing to drive a bit, there are even more things to do. You can go on a staycation every …