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Winter Family Fun In Colorado Springs

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With Thanksgiving a wrap and Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to hunt for that perfect tree. If the smell of fresh pine, clean mountain air and a saw in hand is part of your family tradition, here are a few tree cutting options around the Colorado Springs area. And once you find that perfect evergreen, dust off those …

Community Gardens – Local Sustainability Within The City

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When you think of Colorado Springs, picturesque mountains and plains populated with wild antelope fill your imagination. But did you know Colorado Springs is home to several thriving community gardens? Pikes Peak Urban Gardens, founded in 2007 by Larry Stebbins, is a growing non-profit with a mission to cultivate community through organic gardening and educational outreach in the Pikes Peak …

The New South End: What’s All The Buzz?

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Whether you are new to the Pikes Peak Region or you are a long term resident, you will want to be in the know when it comes to the New South End of Colorado Springs⁠! Colorado Springs is the jewel of the Front Range and has recently been praised for its healthy outdoor lifestyle, affordable living, and growing job market. …

Optimism for a More Balanced Colorado Springs Residential Real Estate Market

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Over the last couple of years we have been hearing the warnings of a pending recession, or at best a slowing local economy and housing market. In 2018 we saw a strong seller’s market, however, local real estate experts are optimistic that there will be more balance ahead. Trulia, a real estate search engine, reports that out of 100 cities, …

Full Service vs. Flat Fee Real Estate Agents: What’s the Difference?

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FULL SERVICE REALTORS vs. FLAT FEE AGENCIES. WHICH AGENT SHOULD I WORK WITH TO SELL MY COLORADO SPRINGS HOME? We’ve all heard it said… moving is one of the biggest stressors in life. If you are trying to decide between using a full service realtor or a flat fee service agency to sell your home, take a look at this comparison …

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2019 is the Year to Buy: 3 Reasons to Purchase a Home in Colorado Springs this Year

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JOB GROWTH Colorado Springs added close to 14,000 jobs in just 2018 alone. The near-record job growth is largely attributed to the growing leisure and hospitality sector and booming construction, as well as an increase in Department of Defense (DoD) contracts. Colorado Springs came in number five out of more than 180 cities when it comes to the “Best Cities …

Do Home Security Systems Increase the Value of Homes?

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In our last post, we talked about how Colorado Springs homeowners can keep their homes safe while on vacation. We recommended installing motion sensor lights, alerting the neighbors, holding the mail, and staying off social media. We didn’t mention home security systems though. While they are one of the best ways to protect your property, they can be expensive. In fact, some of the …

4 Tips to Keep Your Home Safe While on Vacation This Summer

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Every year, more than 20 million tourists visit Colorado Springs -, especially during the summer. With gorgeous mountains, endless outdoor activities, and a beautiful climate, it’s no surprise that people love visiting the Pikes Peak region. For those of us that live here though, we are fortunate enough to experience the wonder of this city every day! When vacation time …