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Thu Dec 22, 2016
Christine.woods32 answered:
The simplest way to get an apartment when you have bad credit is to find a landlord that doesn’t do credit checks. Check Craigslist an online classified listing.

The classified section of your local newspaper is another place where property owners advertise for rentals. Thus, search there too.

Ask real estate agent help, they probably know the market better.

Good recommendations could help you as well.

Getting someone to co-sign your lease is another option.
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Fri Jan 30, 2015
Josh Barnett answered:
If it sounds too good to be true it just may be. Meet the person at the local sheriffs office when completing the transaction.
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Fri Sep 5, 2014
Jeff and Kaye Piggot answered:
Sorry, I just saw your question or I would have answered it sooner. It looks like the last time that property address was listed and sold was in January of 2013. That address isn't actually associated with that MLS number but that MLS number sold in 2005. Sometimes the homes that show up on Trulia and Zillow don't get updated as the agent is really responsible for making the changes to status. If they don't do it, it doesn't get reported. If you are interested in a more reliable way of searching homes let me know and I can get that to you. Getting accurate information is invaluable in todays market. The good homes go fast and it helps to have the information on listings as soon as they become available.

Jeff Piggot
Re/Max Real Estate Group
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Sat May 10, 2014
Chris Card answered:
If you want to get more info about that area you can call the Colorado Springs Police Dept. and they should be able to direct you.

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Sun Feb 16, 2014 asked:
Wed Jan 8, 2014
Tiffany & Brian Canady answered:
There are a lot of factors, best way to get a straight answer is call Colorado Springs Utilities (719) 448-4800. That's what they do... each home, lifestyle and person is different. At least they will be able to give you a better, more accurate answer. Good Luck.

~Tiffany Canady
(720) 260-0789
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Fri Nov 22, 2013
Tim Brunner answered:
Hi Janay,

I am attaching a link to the bus routes for this area. It will show the times of each run, as well as the cost.
Please let me know if you have any additional questions or concerns.

Have a great day.
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Wed Oct 23, 2013
Tiffany & Brian Canady answered:
Best thing to do is go to the local police department, ask as many questions as you want and get an informed opinion. Unfortunately, as Realtors, we have to walk a very fine line with this subject to avoid issue. So check out and ask your local authorities and resources. Good Luck! ... more
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Mon May 20, 2013
Troy Kyle answered:
Good morning!

This vacant land is more than 15 miles from the wildfire area. Please email me with all questions. I would love to talk with you regarding this property! ... more
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Wed May 8, 2013
Ron Mast answered:
It is definitely a great area if you want that "Colorado" feel.
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Mon Apr 8, 2013
Jeff and Kaye Piggot answered:
The answers below are all correct in regards to the location of the property. This would cause me to assume that you are not from the Colorado Springs area and if you are considering moving here it can be difficult to get a picture of the area. Colorado Springs is varied as any good size city is. The western side of Colorado Springs is near the foothills of the mountains and more heavily treed than the eastside. This left it open to more risk with fire as the fire was started in a treed area and came down the mountainside. However, it needs to be mentioned that this has never happened in Colorado Springs before so highly unusual but still may not be worth the risk for you.

If you are interested in getting a relocation package let me know. I have some information that goes through what different neighborhoods have to offer, school districts, and will let you know what typical age, size and price of homes are in different areas.

Jeff Piggot
Re/Max Real Estate Group
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Thu Apr 4, 2013
Ashley McQueen Wilson answered:
No where close...this area is south east from the fire..
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Mon Feb 18, 2013
Kim Martin answered:
This neighborhood is very safe to live in.
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Wed Feb 6, 2013
Brian L. A. Wess answered:

First off I have to mention that Trulia and Zillow ARE NOT usable measures of the value of a property because they use out of date information to value a home. It's fun to play with, but not a substitute for a professional appraisal or even a Comparative Market Analysis or Broker Price Opinion performed by an experienced professional Realtor.

Secondly, by statute "the data-gathering period used to estimate the value of property for 2013 value shall be the 24-month period running from July 2010 through June 30, 2012. Only properties having sold within this 24-month time frame may be used as comparables when estimating a market value!" So this value does not represent the CURRENT market value, but the approximate value during the statutory time period.

You can find further information on the dispute process at the El Paso County Assessors Website:

I hope you find this information of use
Brian L. A. Wess
Realtor®, Broker Owner
Military Relocation, Residential & Investment Specialist
Infinite Horizons Realty - Metro Brokers
Colorado Springs, CO
Direct: 719-528-6672
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Tue Jan 3, 2012
Daniel Salmore answered:
Penrose St. Francis Hospital is the new hospital located at Powers and Woodmen Rd. Penrose Main and Penrose St. Francis and are owned by Centura Health .Penrose Hospital has been ranked as one of the top fifty hospitals in the United States for the last 4-5 years. This is a very rare ranking.

Dan Salmore, Associate Broker, Real Living/Select Properties, 5353 N. Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80918, 719-231-4300,
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Sun Jun 12, 2011
Barbara Schiappacasse answered:
Hi Vickie, Shane and Boulder SuZ have it right and have provided some good links for you to check out. Just wanted to say that the USDA loans won't work unless you are looking quite far east of town or up in the Woodland Park area. Please feel free to contact me if you'd like assistance devising a "home buying plan" so you can know the exact steps necessary to get started. ... more
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Sat Mar 5, 2011
Matt Pickett answered:
Sat Mar 5, 2011
Matt Pickett answered:
No one can guess the future. Go ahead and put a roof over your head
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Wed Jul 14, 2010
80917home answered:
The key is to get really cheap..I should know....I speak from experience.
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