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 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 …

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, …

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Negotiating in Colorado Springs’ Sizzling Housing Market

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When buyers and sellers search for an agent to help with their Colorado Springs property needs, we find that one thing is often overlooked: the agent’s ability to negotiate in a hot housing market. In a real estate climate like the one in Colorado Springs, sellers are likely to receive multiple offers on a home. This is why it’s important …

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Choosing a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home in Colorado Springs

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Did you know that there are more than 3,200 real estate agents in the Pikes Peak Region? In 2017, Colorado Springs was ranked the eleventh best city to be a real estate agent in the United States—just behind Austin, Texas and Irvine, California. With so many real estate agents to choose from and many of them brand new to the …

Housing Trends for 2018 (and How They Will Impact the Colorado Springs Market) – Part 2

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Part 2 In 2018 though, MarketWatch is predicting a few changes to housing markets across the country, including Colorado Springs. Here is what buyers and sellers need to know:   3. Millennials Will Continue to Move In In 2018, millennials are expected to gain a significant portion of the housing market, even with the challenge of rising interest rates and increased home …

Housing Trends for 2018 (and How They Will Impact the Colorado Springs Market)

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Part 1 Colorado Springs’ 2017 housing market was hot—like really hot. With a steady growth of folks moving to the Pikes Peak region, we consistently had more buyers than we did houses to sell, but this didn’t stop our team at Woodleaf Realty from helping people find homes. While challenging at times, a hot market just requires us to be …

Can You Guess Where House Hunters Want to Move Right Now?

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Market Watch recently published an article, “The Most Popular Cities Where House Hunters Want to Move Right Now”—can you guess which city was at the top of the list? According to the article, Colorado Springs is the city most likely to have the greatest amount of homes sold in the third quarter of the year. Other cities where buyers are …