ourcolorado CLASSIFIEDS TO ADVERTISE, CALL 303-566-4100 INSIDE .com REAL ESTATE CAREERS MARKETPLACE SERVICE DIRECTORY REAL ESTATE AGENT SPOTLIGHT OF THE WEEK panorama itself. It’s a mecca for sports and outdoor en- What do you most enjoy doing when you’re not workthusiasts as we truly “have it all”. You can see the signifi- ing? Carla Gardner cance of a past, not forgotten but embraced, surrounded I love having fun outdoors with my family. Associate Broker by enchanting sophistication. What is your specialty and what does that mean for people you work with? Personal bonds - I’m the person they entrust with delicate information and desires. Real Estate can be simultaneously stressful and exciting. It’s a considerable decision for people and I find it personally fulfilling when we mesh as a team to accomplish a goal. This relationship, on many occasions, has led to friendships that endure long past the closing dates. Office: 303-713-9000 Mobile: 303-507-3392 CarlaChCk@gmail.com www.cherrycreekpropertiesllc.com Where were you born? I am a Colorado native and grew up in the “burbs” with our beautiful State as my backyard. I’ve lived in the city, where the exhilaration of Downtown breathes excitement - the mountains both in Victorian Georgetown, and Evergreen, with grandeur and wildlife around every corner then ultimately, to the breathtaking valley of Douglas County. What is the most challenging part of what you do? Wanting to be in two places at one time. How long have you lived in the area? In the Denver-Metro area, I’ve spent more years than I care to count so let’s tally the good times had. Douglas County captivated me years ago, and charming Castle Rock has been “home” for over 13 years. What is one tip for someone looking to sell a home? Prepare yourself mentally for a change. A home has many memories not easily parted with. Honor the past by choosing to remember everything good and direct your thoughts to the adventure that awaits you. What is one tip for someone looking to buy a house? Enjoy the hunt! Picture in your mind what you truly desire. Share that vision with your Realtor® and have fun finding the environment that best suits your needs and personality. In any real estate transaction, [buying or selling] choose a Realtor® such as myself, as we are held to a higher standard and bound by a code of ethics. What is the most unusual thing you’ve encountered while working in Real Estate? Nothing unusual so I’ll share my most recent favorite. While showing a house in Parker, three bucks traveling together came within a few feet of the home. We all stood in awe, quietly watching. What do you like most about it? Douglas County is an enigma to be experienced rather than explained. It’s a diverse area immersed in rich, Colorado heritage. From historic sites to the people who live here, whether you wish to observe the splendor or choose to be a piece of the WE BELIEVE ENERGY STAR IS JUST A STARTING POINT. WE ARE NEW TOWN BUILDERS. R MODEL NOW OPEN! We’re inspired by classic Colorado architecture and passionate about craŌsmanship. Yet we geek out on the latest technology and building techniques. The thicker walls in our high performance homes allow for 60% more money-saving insulaƟon than in a convenƟonal home, and our roof is 6 inches higher than a typical home, so we get 2½ Ɵmes MORE insulaƟon in the aƫc. This reduces heat loss, and more importantly, reduces your energy bill! BRAND NEW HOMES IN CASTLEWOOD RANCH! Margaret Sandel - 303.500.3255 Margaret.Sandel@newtownbuilders.com 7001 Weaver Circle, Castle Rock newtownbuilders.com Walking Distance to Schools! Semi-Custom Homes on One Acre Up to 4-Car Garages 3 to 7 Bedrooms, 2-1/2 to 4-3/4 Baths 2,887 to 3,576 s.f. Homes 2-Story Plans Main Floor Master Plans From the $400’s Price, features, specifications, availability and other terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.