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June 22, 2022

The Ultimate Guide To Living In & Moving To Aurora CO

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If you're looking for a great place to live, consider moving to Aurora, Colorado. With plenty of job and business opportunities, as well as an active nightlife and culture scene, Aurora is a great place to call home. Plus, it's located just minutes away from the majestic Rocky Mountains—what could be better than that? Whether you're already in Colorado or are just starting to explore your relocation options, make sure to add Aurora to your list!

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Posted in Buying a home
May 12, 2022

Denver Art District | A Locals Guide To This Eclectic Neighborhood

Denver Art District | A Locals Guide To This Eclectic Neighborhood

Denver Art District


 

Have you been eyeing the Denver Art District? If so, this local guide is for you! This eclectic neighborhood is the perfect place to settle down and start your new life. With plenty of art galleries, cafes, and shops, there's never a dull moment. Let's take a closer look at what Denver Art District has to offer!

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Posted in Buying a home
April 20, 2022

8 Things To Know Before Moving To Castle Rock, CO

8 Things To Know Before Moving To Castle Rock, CO

Castle Rock, CO, is a Denver suburb situated along the I-25 corridor. It is an attractive, inviting, and enticing community. Moving to Castle Rock, CO has an abundance of benefits. The suburb has many outdoor recreation opportunities, community festivals, golf and cycling events, and much more. Castle Rock, CO has many arts and culture events and venues.

While many things should be considered about moving, such as education, employment, real estate, and whether or not that new location suits your way of living, there are a number of essential things to know about Castle Rock, CO itself. Before you start packing your bags to anticipate moving to Castle Rock, CO, take some notes from our article to prepare. 

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Posted in Buying a home
March 18, 2022

The Ultimate Guide To Living In & Moving To Fountain CO

The Ultimate Guide To Living In & Moving To Fountain CO

Living in Fountain CO

Located in El Paso County is the beautiful and friendly city of Fountain, Colorado. Home to just under 30,000 residents, Fountain, CO falls to the southeast of Colorado Springs. A quiet and safe community, Fountain, CO is an ideal blend of excitement and peace. 

In this article we will go through everything you need to know about living in and moving to Fountain, CO. It is very important to know about the place you live or are planning a move to feel security and comfort. This town offers many opportunities for all different lifestyles and would be a great place to settle down. 

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Posted in Buying a home
Feb. 7, 2022

6 Reasons To Consider Historic Manitou Springs For Your Next Move

6 Reasons To Consider Historic Manitou Springs For Your Next Move

Moving to Manitou Springs

If you are looking for a beautiful town in a great location then check out Manitou Springs. This fantastic area is great for anyone who wants to live in a picturesque city that has everything you need. If you’re thinking about living in Manitou Springs, have a look at this list to find out some of the best reasons people are flocking there. 

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Posted in Buying a home
Jan. 17, 2022

Living In Falcon CO | What Is It Really Like?

Falcon Colorado

Falcon, Colorado is a small, unincorporated community located in El Paso County. It has a small-town feel and a tight community network. In addition to that, Falcon also has an intriguing history regarding its own residential growth and development. What once was a quiet ranching community has now become a booming, exciting town. 

If you're considering moving to Falcon, there are a few things to be aware of. First, it is a fantastic community that has mediocre weather. Falcon has many lively neighborhoods, excellent schools, vibrant shopping, and abundant great memories waiting to happen. Living in Falcon, Colorado is exciting and comforting. It has a great safe, the community feels and hosts many community events to support its' residents.

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Posted in Buying a home
Dec. 16, 2021

Colorado Springs Military Bases | The Ultimate Relocation Guide

The United States Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel in Colorado Springs, Colorado

With the nearby mountains and sunny skies, relocating to Colorado Springs is a popular choice.  It is a fantastic place to live if you like beautiful scenery and the great outdoors.  There are good schools, houses with amazing views, clean air, and neighbors from all over the country.  There is so much to see and do that many who even come for a short time choose to stay.  Colorado Springs is home to the Olympic Training Center, Pikes Peak, the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame, and numerous military bases.

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Posted in Buying a home
Nov. 16, 2021

The Complete Guide To Living In & Moving To Colorado Springs CO

Moving to Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colorado, is a beautiful city adjacent to massive mountain ranges. With stunning views and various landscapes, it's an absolutely breathtaking place to live. Not only does Colorado Springs have the looks but it also has prosperity as well. With the city always growing it is a sought-after place to live for young families, entrepreneurs and businesses alike.

In this article, we will list all the reasons why you should consider relocating to Colorado Springs and give you a guide on what to do once living there.

Living In Colorado Springs

If you’re someone thinking of relocating to Colorado Springs you're going to want to know where the best areas are to live. There are plenty of neighborhoods and communities in Colorado Springs that are sure to suit the majority of people who move there. With so many options, some of the most affordable areas for living there include:

Briargate: Master Planned community, access to interstate 25, continuously growing and adding more homes, contains neighborhoods within, lots of parks and creeks.

Cumberland Green: Suburb of Fountain, plenty of parks and playgrounds, near healthcare providers.

Meridian Ranch: 2,600-acre golf course and recreational community area, trails and parks, Antler Creek Golf Course, athletic fields, swimming pools.

Stratmoor Hills: Rolling landscapes and views of the mountains, parks, playgrounds, trails, plenty of wildlife, lots of community events planned by Stratmoor Hills Neighborhood Association.

Village Seven: Short distance northeast of downtown Colorado Springs, next to one of the city's largest shopping spots, picnic sites, parks, trails, athletic fields.

Cimarron Hills: Near Cherokee Ridge Golf Course, athletic and recreational fields, parks, dog parks, more golf courses.

Golf Course Community

All of these options have something different for each person to enjoy, figuring out which community is best for you or best for you and your family will come down to what kinds of needs you may have when living in Colorado Springs. If you are someone that is looking for a closer range to downtown Colorado Springs then Village Seven is a good option.

If you are someone who is more interested in nature and views of the mountain ranges then Stratmoor Hills is perfect for you. Each area has its own amenities for the residents to enjoy and use whenever they desire or need. With such a wide range of variety, there's a neighborhood for everyone to move to and enjoy in Colorado Springs.

While living in Colorado Springs or looking for a home in the area it's good to research what types of homes are around and what the general median cost of a home would be. The styles of homes you can find include:

  • Colonial
  • Colorado Farm House
  • Contemporary
  • Craftsman
  • European Eclectic
  • Foursquare
  • Prairie
  • Victorian

Each style has its own beautiful twist in making each home unique inside and out. With the different styles, it can mean that some types of houses are going to either be more or less expensive than another based on what it is but also how many bedrooms, bathrooms and square footage your home contains.

Another thing to look into is schools if you have children. There are plenty of schools to choose from that are located all around the different neighborhoods in Colorado Springs, with a great education in the area and good locations of the schools it is a big bonus for current and future residents with school-age children. Some of the schools include:

  • The Colorado Springs School
  • Cheyenne Mountain Elementary
  • Cheyenne Mountain High School
  • CIVA Charter High School

 Things To Do In Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs is full of fun recreational activities that all ages can enjoy. If you are an outdoor fanatic that loves the scenery and working out in the outdoors then this is definitely the place for you to live. 

Each of the neighborhoods listed earlier on in this article all had their own amenities for residents and visitors to enjoy, some of these activities, restaurants and shopping spots include:

Cumberland Green:

  • Rookies Taphouse and Eatery
  • Fountain Corner Pocket
  • Shots Tavern
  •  

Meridian Ranch:

  • JAKS Brewing Company
  • Safeway
  • Ranch

Stratmoor Hills:

  • Sam's Club
  • College Plaza Mall
  • Knucklehead Tavern

Briargate:

  • Chapel Hills Mall
  • Back East Bar and Grill
  • Good Company Bar

Village Seven:

  • First and Main Tower Center
  • Candy's Boutique
  • The Pub

Cimarron Hills:

  • King Soopers Marketplace
  • Nano 108 Brewery
  • Java Punk Coffee

Outside of just the neighborhood's activities, there are plenty of recreational activities to enjoy all over the Colorado Springs area that you can choose from, a lot of them are friendly for all ages so residents can bring their families and friends along on whatever they choose to do. Some activities include:

  • Colorado Springs Hiking
  • Garden of the Gods Tour
  • Tour of Pikes Peak
  • White Water Rafting
  • Jeep Tours
  • Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Colorado Springs has a lot of great recreational activities for all to enjoy all year round, even in their winter months. Colorado Springs winters are actually fairly mild compared to other parts of Colorado, the temperature jumps around between 28 and 61 degrees Fahrenheit. With little snow, you can generally dress in layers and be comfortable throughout their winters with no real worries.

Another fun thing that residents and tourists should check out is the Colorado Springs Cabins, there are all kinds of cabins for people to choose from throughout the Springs area for people to visit or use as a getaway for a vacation. People can rent the cottages out for overnight stays for fairly cheap rates, the general rate is between $70- $280 a night depending on what type of cabin you get and how many are in your party.

Lastly, Colorado Springs is a wonderful place to not only visit but to live, with so many fun things to do and beautiful sights to see there's plenty for all to do either with family and friends or just on your own too. With plenty of neighborhoods, home styles and amenities to choose from there's something for everybody in this breathtaking city to enjoy. 

 

Posted in Market Updates
July 31, 2017

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Curious about local real estate? So are we! Every month we review trends in our real estate market and consider the number of homes on the market in each price tier, the amount of time particular homes have been listed for sale, specific neighborhood trends, the median price and square footage of each home sold and so much more. We’d love to invite you to do the same!

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You can sign up here to receive your own market report, delivered as often as you like! It contains current information on pending, active and just sold properties so you can see actual homes in your neighborhood. You can review your area on a larger scale, as well, by refining your search to include properties across the city or county. As you notice price and size trends, please contact us for clarification or to have any questions answered.

We can definitely fill you in on details that are not listed on the report and help you determine the best home for you. If you are wondering if now is the time to sell, please try out our INSTANT home value tool. You’ll get an estimate on the value of your property in today’s market. Either way, we hope to hear from you soon as you get to know our neighborhoods and local real estate market better.

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