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How to Use the El Paso County Assessor Website

Colorado Springs is the second largest city in Colorado, located within El Paso County. I've recently had more opportunity to explore the user-friendly El Paso County Assessor's website . As a Realtor in Colorado Springs , I have used this site quite a bit for real estate purposes, but there are some functions that are useful to any resident of El ...

There is a lot of real estate content and chatter online. This makes it difficult to determine what is valuable and what is noise. Well good news, we read a ton of real estate content to stay on top of the industry. At the end of the Month, we compile the best articles we could find. This month we present eight informative pieces. These articles lo...
Here is my newest listing!  Built in 1985, this charming town home has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, wood burning fireplace, upper-level laundry, private fenced rear patio with storage shed and even mountain views!  The exterior features a new roof, parking spaced right in front of the unit and spacious green lawns all around.  The interior h...
​Have you noticed it's getting darker earlier? And the trees are changing color! That means fall has definitely arrived. This weekend there are many fall events and festivals happening in and around Colorado Springs. Plus science day, concerts at Stargazers, and a fundraiser for Black Forest to keep your social calendar full. Have a fantastic fall weekend!
We’ve had record amounts of rainfall this past summer. Colorado is known for its sunshine, 2nd behind in Florida with nearly 300 days of sunshine a year. However, this past summer was a bit different. In July, 6.23 inches of rainfall compared to our normal 2.83 inches fell ( usclimatedata.com ). By the middle of August, we already had 2.02 inches o...
Check out my newest listing in Southwest Colorado Springs !  Built in 1962, this home has been lovingly remodeled and includes 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, finished basement, 2 fireplaces, updated kitchen with hickory cabinets, Corian counters with integrated sink, glass tile backsplash, ceramic tile floors in kitchen and dining, recessed lighting, up...
Are you over the cloudy weather? Well you're in luck as the sun is predicted to come out this first weekend of October! Make good use of it at these events around Colorado Springs including a Star Party for Astronomy Day, Tree Walk, Rock Fest, Hot Rods at PPIR, and Autumn Hour at Pioneers Museum. Have a sunny weekend!
If you want to stir up some controversy, start a discussion about schools; if you really want to get people excited, start a discussion on school district boundaries. Academy School District D20 is proposing some boundary changes for the upcoming school years. One of the first things people ask is about changes to external boundaries (those bo...
In the world of real estate, superstitions abound. Perhaps driven by sheer desperation, say, a house that’s been on the market for months and just won’t sell, or a home that’s in less-than-optimal condition, real estate agents and homeowners alike have been known to take some drastic measures. Take, for example, the legend of St. Joseph . Over the ...
​Welcome to Fall, Colorado Springs!! The skies will be buzzing this weekend with the Air Show happening Saturday and Sunday. Brew fests, concerts, and other events await you this weekend. Hopefully the rainy, fall weather stays at bay long enough for you to get outdoors and enjoy what Colorado Springs has to offer.