Joe has been a Realtor in the Pikes Peak Region since 1997 and as a first year agent, Joe received the Real Trends Magazine, "Rookie of the Year" Award. Since then Joe has participated in hundreds of transactions. Additionally, Joe is a Charter member of the exclusive luxury-marketing group, Elite-25, Joe and Jennifer have consistently been ranked in the top 1% of Realtors in the Pike Peak Region. Joe is a graduate of The Julliard School and prior to his career in real estate worked as a professional musician, playing in orchestras and chamber groups in the United States and Europe. This experience fostered a strong work ethic and discipline. Joe leads the way in our development creative ways to use technology to market homes. Additionally, Joe has extensive knowledge about the home building process and works closely with our Custom Home Builder partners. Joe's experience and knowledge make him a valuable resource for our company as well as his clients.

How are Title Costs Determined?

The title insurance industry is unique in that regulation by the state serves as a natural check on profits. Rates by title companies are ultimately set in response to competition in the marketplace. However, if the competition does not lead to fair rates, the state steps in stating that rates cannot be “excessive, inadequate, or unfairly discrimin...
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Where was Little London?

Colorado Springs Known as Little London
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In the early days of Colorado Springs , the city was known as "Little London". At one point there were actually over 2,000 immigrants from Great Britain living in El Paso County, that was 1 out of every 5 residents.   This phenomenon was due in large part to the fact that much of the money raised by William Palmer to develop both Colorado Spri...
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Downtown Colorado Springs Street Names, What do they mean?

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One of the first things people notice when they visit Downtown Colorado Springs is the unique street names like, Tejon, Wahsatch and Cache La Poudre. We have the wife of our city's founder General William Jackson Palmer to thank for these truly memorable names. Queen Palmer suggested that the streets of Colorado Springs should be named after iconic...
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What You Get: Tri-Lakes $325,000 to $400,000

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The Tri-Lakes area is located in Monument, Colorado just minutes north of Colorado Springs. This area grew because it is convenient to both Colorado Springs and Denver. Lots sizes in this area are larger as are the homes and their prices. We have looked at the last six months of sales (March 2014-August 2014). In this period we saw a high sale of $...
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Credit Dings Might NOT Stop Your Home Buying Dreams

Applying for a mortgage can be one of the more frustrating aspects of buying your Colorado Springs home. And if you’ve suffered a bump in the road credit wise, you may be hesitant even to try to obtain a home loan. But, fear not! Armed with some knowledge and a bit of patience, you can join the ranks of homeowners in the Colorado Springs area. Cred...
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Everything You Need to Know About Radon

You've found your home, you've written an offer, it's been accepted and you are “Under Contract”. Now it's time to find out what the real condition of this property is. In order to accomplish this you are going to want to do a "Property Inspection". When you schedule the inspection, you should be asked to decide if you want the inspector to pe...
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