How Colorado Springs Ranking on the ‘Best Places to Live List’ Impacts Real Estate

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If you keep up with Colorado real estate news, you have probably heard by now that Colorado Springs came in second place for the U.S. News & World Report magazine’s 2018 list of best places to live in. Our favorite city at the base of Pikes Peak was beaten out by Austin, Texas (ranking in at number one), but we moved …


4 Tips to Prepare for Moving Over Memorial Day Weekend 

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Planning to move in or out of your home over Memorial Day Weekend this year?  Let’s talk about that… First, getting moved to your new destination is hopefully an exciting and happy prospect for you.  But, of course, the move itself involves thinking through a lot of details, making a myriad of things happen and hoping it all comes together …


The Impact of Cannabis Dispensaries on Property Values in Colorado Springs

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It’s a sensitive topic, but worth discussing as buyers and sellers are always curious about the impact of marijuana dispensaries on property value. And, as of early 2018, there are more than 150 dispensaries in El Paso County alone. It has been more than five years since our state of Colorado voted to become one of two states (at the …


Colorado Springs Has Another Nickname. Can You Guess What It Is?

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If you have lived in Colorado Springs for a while, you know our city is not often referred to by its full name. Instead, residents call this beautiful city “The Springs.”  We recently learned that Colorado Springs also has another nickname though. It’s one that goes back years in history and is not as well known. Any clue what it is? …


Colorado Home Buyers Offer Cash, Vacations, and Broncos Tickets to Entice Sellers

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In a recent story by The Denver News Channel, journalists shared some of the crazy and ridiculous perks Colorado buyers include with their offers to win over sellers. Some of these perks include offering trips to Paris or including season tickets to the Denver Broncos. Realtors in Denver are also encouraging first-time buyers to come to the table with all cash …


4 Tips To Protect Your Plants From Colorado Springs’ Late Snowstorms

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Colorado Springs is not always the kindest city when it comes to spring weather conditions for gardens and April flowers. With late snow, freezes, and the occasional spring blizzard, it is essential that homeowners know how to protect their early buds and recently planted flowers.  Protecting your new seeds is much easier if you have begun with pots or trays, …