A corporation recently acquired by the world’s biggest real estate investor has snapped up 108 houses in the frenzied Colorado Springs market since October, and in some cases paid over the asking price.

Sheena Remtema has lived in Fountain for 26 years and in the greater Fountain Valley area since 1969, when her father served in the military. As Fountain’s population grew, Remtema, a librarian with Pikes Peak Library District, said something she believes a lot of Fountain residents think: “…