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A collection of short essays and interesting articles for consumers and real estate professionals from Russ Gordon, with Gordon Properties at Re/Max Advantage in Colorado Springs, Colorado. ...

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Homes for Sale in Colorado Springs with Mountain Views

While there are many reasons for folks to move to Colorado Springs (think clean air, good water, friendly people, great school districts) one of the things Springs residents love about our area is the incredible views of the Rocky Mountains.  I have conversations regularly both with people who live here and with those who have visited here and ...

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Successful House Hunting

Not having the right mindset can make your search for a home to buy really frustrating.  Sometimes you get lucky and you find the perfect home and have the perfect negotiation and you find yourself sitting in your new home in a matter of weeks.  However, that's not always the case, and if you're not prepared for some setbacks and disappoi ...

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Victorian Homes for Sale in Colorado Springs Colorado

As a city older than 100 years, there is a section of town with Victorian Style Homes For Sale in Colorado Springs Colorado.  Perhaps a little history of the City would be helpful though: While the area’s first inhabitants were American Indians, with the Louisiana Purchase more Anglo-American explorers and settlers began to venture west. ...

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The Reason to Buy Instead of Renting

In talking with first-time potential home buyers, I find there are a lot of misconceptions about what home buying involves and what benefits home ownership offers so I thought I'd address them in an easy-to-understand way.  One of the things renters tell me is that buying a house seems like a big committment to them.  My response is alway ...

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Real Estate News

Fox’s Jesse Watters sparks controversy with suggestive Ivanka Trump remark

26 Apr 2017 11:24:06

A former protégé of Bill O’Reilly is facing a backlash over an on-air comment about the first daughter.


Obama to Trump: Inside the County That Helped Flip the Election in Pennsylvania

25 Apr 2017 10:22:02

Luzerne County voted blue for nearly twenty years but this election, it went for Trump.


Limbaugh Slams Trump for 'caving' On Border Wall

25 Apr 2017 15:02:08

Rush Limbaugh and his listeners are worried that President Trump is losing his chance to build the promised border wall. Lawrence O'Donnell explains why this isn't the first time Trump has lost this fight.


The Latest: Spokesman says inmate apologized to director

25 Apr 2017 01:26:30

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000 (all times local):


US Supreme Court takes narrow view on tribal immunity

25 Apr 2017 13:28:02

The US Supreme Court took a narrow view Tuesday on the immunity from lawsuits enjoyed by Native American tribes, which are treated in some respects like sovereign states that cannot be sued in American courts. In a case involving a limousine driver who rear-ended a car on a Connecticut freeway, the highest court in the land ruled unanimously that tribal employees do not always have immunity when involved in incidents that take place far from reservations. The justices revived a civil lawsuit filed by the injured occupants of the car in state court, overturning the Connecticut Supreme Court's decision to dismiss the case because the driver worked for the Mohegan Tribe, which runs a casino in the state.


U.S. Probes Into Trump’s Russia Links, Kremlin Meddling Gain Two Heavyweights

26 Apr 2017 13:16:27

The Senate investigation gains a former NSA lawyer. The FBI probe gets a veteran prosecutor.


Army Veteran Tied Service Dog to Tree, Shot It 5 Times on Camera: Cops

26 Apr 2017 18:01:00

Marinna Rollins can be heard laughing as she and her boyfriend took turns shooting her service dog, authorities said.


New Video Shows United Passenger Before Dragging Incident

25 Apr 2017 11:39:09

A security officer asserted that Dr. David Dao "refused to leave" his seat and "folded his arms tightly,” but his attorney calls the description “utter nonsense.”


North Korea Threatens to Sink a U.S. Carrier. Could They?

25 Apr 2017 11:56:52

They probably couldn't even find it.


Battling ISIS in Hatra, Iraq, and more: April 26 in photos

26 Apr 2017 16:09:34

Iraqi paramilitary troops fire toward Islamic State militants during a battle on the outskirts of the ancient city of Hatra, near Mosul, Iraq; the robes of Pope Francis are blown over his head by a gust of wind as he delivers his homily during the weekly audience in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City; and demonstrators in Minsk, Belarus, mark the 31st anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster.

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Russ Gordon

RE/MAX Advantage

5590 N. Academy Boulevard
Colorado Springs  Colorado 80918

719-661-6555 pikespeakremax@gmail.com

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