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, …

Why 2018 is the Year to Stop Renting

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Are you planning on buying a home in Colorado Springs this year? If so, seeing the hot market and fierce competition may be intimidating. We find many homeowners or those renting in the Pikes Peak region want to sell and move up to the next price bracket (or purchase their very first home) but don’t. Why? It’s because many buyers …

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Tips for Navigating a Hot Real Estate Market

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1. Choosing an Experienced Real Estate Agent is EVERYTHING We see many folks choosing inexperienced friends or family members to represent them while searching for and purchasing their Colorado Springs home. Remember this though: buying a home could be the largest single purchase you will ever make. It’s a big moment. It’s an expensive moment. And you to make sure …

The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market is HOT…but What Does that Really Mean?

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What Does a Hot Real Estate Market Really Mean? Everyone asks us real estate agents about the market in Colorado Springs. If you’ve been reading our blogs, you’ve probably heard us say this more than a few times: the Colorado Springs real estate market is HOT. But what does that really mean—to us as real estate agents and for you as …

Listing Your Colorado Springs Home “For Sale By Owner”? Here’s What You Need to Know (Part 2)

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In our previous post, we shared a few words of advice for Colorado Springs homeowners looking to sell their property without the help of an agent. You can read part one before continuing below. Here are a few more things all homeowners should know before deciding to sell by owner: 4. Whose is Liable for Correct Paperwork? It’s scary to think about, …

Listing Your Colorado Springs Home “For Sale By Owner”? Here’s What You Need to Know (Part 1)

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Have you ever noticed those homes with “For Sale By Owner” signs? Maybe you’ve thought about selling your own home without an agent as well. While selling without the help of a real estate professional may, at first, sound like a great, money-saving idea, we want to caution you before making that leap. Here are a few things all homeowners should …

Visit Colorado Spring’s Most Beloved and Historic Pub This St. Patrick’s Day

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Ní Béile Bidh Bia Gan Deoch is Irish for A meal is not a meal without a drink. With St. Patrick’s Day happening this weekend, many locals are going to Jack Quinn’s Irish Pub and Restaurant for a stout (or a few) with their meal. It was 1998 when Jack Quinn’s, located at 21 S Tejon St. in downtown Colorado …

Colorado Springs Housing Market Hits a Record Low in February

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A recent report from the Pikes Peak Association of Realtors has found that Colorado Springs home inventory is at a historic low: “the number of single-family homes for sale in February stood at 1,228. Back in July, it was 2,360. In February of 2017, there were 1,344 available.” Moreover, the prices for a home in the Pikes Peak region have …

Zillow: Everything Buyers and Sellers Need to Know

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Are listings on Zillow accurate? This is probably one of the most common questions our agents are asked at Woodleaf Realty. Everyone is curious. Is my home worth what Zillow says it’s worth? Or, why is this house listed for more than the Zillow Zestimate? These are all fair questions. Let’s start out with a few facts: Zillow IS: A website that …

How Downsizing Provides More Time and Money

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Is one of your goals in 2018 to downsize? Maybe you’ve lived in the same home for some time and are ready for a change. Whether your kids have left the nest or you are just ready to experience smaller living, maybe even moving from acreage to city life, downsizing is an excellent option for many homeowners in Colorado Springs. Here’s why: …