Lorian DuCharme's Blog Posts

Vocab terms for the 1st Time Homebuyer

Buying a home for the first time can be really confusing!  Have no fear!  I'm here to help.Here are a few First Time Homebuyer Terms every buyer needs to know:Appraisal - Professional

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10 Social Distancing Ideas for the Holidays

I know we are all really tired of hearing about social distancing.  And for most of us, social distancing for the holidays sounds awful. But here's the thing, the sooner we can "flatten the

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Luxury Properties in Colorado Springs

Maybe you are in the market for a luxury property or maybe you just like to browse.Put these on your manifest list!Luxury Listings Colorado SpringsDrop a comment for which one you would LOVE to live

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First Time Home Buyer - Check List Graphic

You May have Read My Blog Post about First Time Home Buying HereHere's a quick graphic to make it:

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Checklist for the First Time Homebuyer

FIRST TIME BUYER CHECKLIST1.  SAVE FOR THE FOLLOWING                       Down payment (minimum 3%)Closing Costs (Ask your Mortgage

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2020 Election Day is coming!!

2020 has Been a roller coaster of a ride! We all need to get out and vote!There are multiple voting options, everyone should be able to vote safely and comfortably this year. I do not care

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Hstory of the Housing Market (over 50 years!)

If you follow me on social media, you might have seen this post.Hstory of the Housing Market (over 50 years!)History of the Housing MarketIf you've been paing attention lately - the Housing Market

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Quick and Healthy Fall Meals

I'm compiling a list of delicious and easy comfort foods. This is a continuous list of healthy, quick, easy meals for fall and winter. mom only putting meals we've tried. Feel free to leave me

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FALL PUMPKIN PATCHES

There's still time to visit Pumpkin Patches! Check these out:Canyon City BOO at the Bridge - October 24 https://royalgorgebridge.com/Colorado SpringsBoo at the Zoo - October

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Voter Registration Day

I'm sure you're being bombarded on social media with voter registration alerts!But as an extra reminder register to vote here:https://www.sos.state.co.us/voter/pages/pub/olvr/verifyNewVoter

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Flea Markets of Colorado Springs

Have you ever gone "Flea Marketing"?  I used to LOVE watching Flea Market Flip.  I dreamed of being a "flipper" and maybe one day I still will be!  But for now, I'll just go browse

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Local Farmers Markets in Colorado Springs - Fresh Fall Veggies

The summer is coming to an end, but now is really THE BEST time to visit the local Farmers Markets (In my personal opinion).Here's a list of Colorado Springs Farmers Markets:  (I plan to visit

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FEATURED PROPERTY - Windbrook Ct - Banning Lewis

Check out this beautiful home at Banning Lewis Ranch.  Just 3 blocks from the middle school!Complete with 5 bedroom, 4 Bathroom, Fully Finished Basement with Kitchenette, gorgeous outside

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Colorado Springs Hiking Trails

Almost every month is a good month for hiking in Colorado, with over 300 sunny days a year!Some places are more difficult to do during the snowy months, and you might need "spikes" to get through

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Real Estate Transactions Colorado Springs

**Bookmark this page for all of the latest information on homes for sale in Colorado Springs**Bonus Links:Current Listings in Colorado SpringsFind out what your home is worthFree Market Report for

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Home School Essentials

Hi There!It's "Back To School" time and I know we are ALL STRESSED!! Questions like - What's going to happen? How are they going to open?  Will it be in person or online? Is there a?

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Quick links to help you find a GREAT deal in Colorado Springs!

Below are some quick links to help you find a a specific list of potential properties in Colorado Springs, CO.If you are looking for a great deal on a home or an investment property in Colorado

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Book Review - Go For NO!

Have you read the book "Go For NO" by Ray Higdon?It's a very good reminder that NO doesn't have to be a bad thing.  I have done just about every MLM out there and always found myself afraid of

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Home Inspection...what to look for and why

Have you ever hear the expression - Don't judge a book by its cover?This is especially true when purchasing real estate.  It all goes very quickly in the beginning, you go in, you like it, the,

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Benefits of an Open House and How They Work During Covid

On the fence about having an open house?  Here are some reasons why having one is a good idea.Reasons to have an OPEN HOUSE:Open houses benefit sellers.Holding an open house is a great

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5 things you can do during the current Pandemic

I know that everywhere you turn, tap, click, look all you hear about is the current Covid-19 pandemic.  And while these are scary times and causing many of us anxiey about the future, here are

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What to do with your kids while they are home from school indefinitely

Done with online learning?  Still need things to do to keep the kiddos busy?Try these:Disney put out an Imagineering Course (how cool is that?)https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/hass

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