Amy Lassen

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Jun 08

Should You Test For Radon in a Colorado Springs Home?

Should you test for Radon? Simply put, yes. Radon is very common in Colorado Springs. When shopping for real estate in Colorado Springs it’s important to keep in mind. Radon is a radioactive gas formed by the decay of radium that comes through the soil and up through your foundation or slab. It can condense …

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Jun 08

What’s Your Negotiating Style?

There are no two ways about it, real estate in Colorado Springs, Monument and Woodland Park areas has hit a slump and it’s a buyer’s market. But there are still important things to keep in mind. When setting out to buy Colorado Springs real estate, first you should figure out whether you have your heart …

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Jun 08

Where are the Best Schools in Colorado Springs?

School districts have a big effect on the value of real estate in Colorado Springs. Buyers, especially from outside Colorado Springs, usually ask me for advice about good areas and schools. My first answer is Realtors are not allowed to have opinions about which schools are best. It’s a violation of Federal Fair Housing Law. …

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Jun 08

Home Improvement in Colorado Springs’ Soft Market

When you are thinking about home improvement, be clear about your goal.  If your goal is resale, then proceed with caution. Colorado Springs Real Estate has lost considerable value this past year. As we look ahead and hope to see a recovery in 2008, it’s important to know that the competition is still fierce. You …

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Jun 08

Fountain CO Homes in Award-Winning City

Offering both rural and city options for southern Colorado Springs CO real estate, the City of Fountain, Colorado has also been chosen as the New York Times Millennium City as well as an All-American City by the National Civic League.  Real estate in Fountain CO and in the neighboring communities of Widefield and Security is …

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