Tips for Moving with Your Pet, Part One

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If you haven’t noticed by now, Colorado Springs is a very pet-friendly city. Most restaurants, specifically in Old Colorado City and Manitou Springs, allow dogs on the patio (and some even let them inside). Water bowls and leash hook-ups are also a common sight when strolling downtown in the warmer months – people in Colorado love their dogs! For those of you …

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How to Throw a Festive Memorial Day Weekend Party at Home

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Memorial Day Weekend is the perfect time to kick off the summer in Colorado Springs with a party! Extended hours of daylight, warm nights, and an extra day off work are all the more reason to invite your friends and family over for a celebration in your backyard. Here are a few tips to help you prepare: First, summertime is …

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 …