The Little (Housing) Engine That Could By: Hale Chamblee

After what may seem like an eternity of dismal news about the nation’s real estate market, America’s housing engine appears to be changing mantras from, “I think I can, I think I can…” to, “I KNOW I can, I KNOW I can…” No small amount of attention has been paid to the flailing housing industry […]

Salida, Colorado: Why Buy Now?

If you’re ready to invest in real estate in Salida, whether it’s a first or second home, a plot of land for down the line, or a development opportunity, now is a good time to buy. Our local buyer’s market has several contributing factors. Total sales volume in Salida and the surrounding areas was down […]

Taxing My Memory

Having been born and raised in the southern end of Chaffee County, I sometimes reminisce on the changes and in some cases the lack of changes that have occurred over the last half century in my home town.The mid to late 50’s was a booming time. Climax mine was in full swing, the D&RG railroad […]

Positive Economic News

Finally, there is some positive economic news. Many buyers are able to afford to travel again with gas prices at a more “affordable” level. Mortgage rates have dropped to a once in a lifetime rate. On the flip side, the stock market is certainly still in turmoil. There are other investment options. In my opinion, […]