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July Market Snapshot with the MacGuire Team

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We continue to see indicators of a strong real estate market, which is wonderful news! With a new month means new local real estate market conditions in El Paso County, Colorado. Check out the market insights of what June looked like and how it may affect you if you are planning on selling or buying a Colorado Springs home.


Average Days On Market
While inventory is increasing, the average days on the market is still very low at just 23 days, compared to the historically recorded 67 days. Because of the lack of inventory, and steady increase of motivated buyers, homes are still selling quickly. This is great news for the seller who's hoping to move their property quickly.

Listing vs. Sales Prices
We continue to see strong list price vs. sales price as sellers are receiving an incredible 100% of their asking price. The historical average is 96.3% for the El Paso County area within this time of year. Inventory being low is playing a factor in the listing vs sales prices being so close …

Taking the First Steps in Home Buying

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Home ownership is one of many milestones many people hope to achieve at some point in their life. As with anything, there's a first time for everyone - and that may mean many questions to ask and many learning curves to experience. Let's face it, buying a home isn't as simple as finding the one you love, and moving in. There are many moving pieces that many first-time buyers may not consider when they begin their journey. By sitting down with a trusted advisor, such as a reputable lender or Realtor, they can guide you on what is financially necessary. Here are just a few questions that may arise in your first steps of buying a home.


What if I Don't Have the Down Payment? A big financial hold up for many first-time buyers is coming up with the down payment requirement. Not everyone has 20% of the purchase cost of a home just sitting in a savings account for these kinds of occasions. And that's ok. Setup a plan for how you will obtain that financial goal so you can fe…

Look No Further for the Perfect 4 Bedroom Home!

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If you're relocating to the Colorado Springs area, the MacGuire Team would love to put our experience and knowledge of the Colorado Springs area to work for you! We can provide valuable information about Colorado Springs, neighborhoods, schools, places to play and explore, and more. Ready to take a look at homes? This week, we're spotlighting one of our beautiful featured properties that would be perfect for the relocating family.

6025 Wheatgrass Drive
Area: Northeast
Price: $335,000
MLS: 3176849
Schools: Colorado Springs District 11
# Bedrooms: 4
# Bathrooms: 4
Garage: 2-Car

Welcome home to this move-in ready home featuring 4 bedroom, 4 bathrooms and over 2,700 SF. The welcoming foyer draws you into the living room with soaring ceilings. This open and bright floor plan is ideal for entertaining with comfortable livability. The spacious kitchen offers ample counter and cabinet space, stainless steel appliances, pantry & sunny dining nook. The cozy family room provides a gas firep…

Check Out this Move-In Ready Main-Level Living Home!

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If you're relocating to the Colorado Springs area, the MacGuire Team would love to put our experience and knowledge of the Colorado Springs area to work for you! We can provide valuable information about Colorado Springs, neighborhoods, schools, places to play and explore, and more. Ready to take a look at homes? This week, we're spotlighting one of our beautiful featured properties that would be perfect for the relocating family.

536 Crosswind Point

Area: Southwest
Price: $339,900
MLS: 4060499
Schools: Cheyenne Mountain Springs District 12
# Bedrooms: 2
# Bathrooms: 2
Garage: 2-Car

Welcome home to carefree living nestled on a private lot in the Enclave Estates. Be greeted by the welcoming foyer that draws you into the great room featuring warm hardwood flooring, soaring ceilings and gas fireplace. The kitchen offers granite counters, breakfast bar, brand-new stainless-steel appliances, generous cabinets, pantry and adjoining dining nook. Ideal for entertaining, the kitchen overlooks…

June Market Snapshot with the MacGuire Team

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We continue to see indicators of a strong real estate market, which is wonderful news! With a new month means new local real estate market conditions in El Paso County, Colorado. Check out the market insights of what June looked like and how it may affect you if you are planning on selling or buying a Colorado Springs home.


Average Days On Market
As of June, we saw a drastic increase in inventory levels - up 14% over this time last year! Though inventory is increasing, the average days on the market is still very low at just 24 days, compared to the historically recorded 67 days. Because of the lack of inventory, and steady increase of motivated buyers, homes are still selling quickly. This is great news for the seller who's hoping to move their property quickly.

Listing vs. Sales Prices
We continue to see strong list price vs. sales price as sellers are receiving an incredible 99.9% of their asking price. The historical average is 96.3% for the El Paso County area within this time …

Take a Look at this Charming 3 Bedroom Home!

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If you're relocating to the Colorado Springs area, the MacGuire Team would love to put our experience and knowledge of the Colorado Springs area to work for you! We can provide valuable information about Colorado Springs, neighborhoods, schools, places to play and explore, and more. Ready to take a look at homes? This week, we're spotlighting one of our beautiful featured properties that would be perfect for the relocating family.

5781 Dolores Street
Area: Powers
Price: $320,000
MLS: 4447715
Schools: District 49
# Bedrooms: 3
# Bathrooms: 3
Garage: 2-Car

Take a look at this charming District 49 home featuring 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 car garage and over 2,500 square feet. The main level offers a bright floor plan with soaring vaulted ceilings and large windows in the living room and formal dining area. The kitchen boasts ample cabinets and counter space, dining nook and stainless steel appliances. The kitchen overlooks the family room, making this home ideal for entertaining large …

Don't Miss Blues Under the Bridge!

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Something that Colorado is well-known for are the awesome music festivals that take place all year round throughout the state. While many people who aren't from the area know about Red Rocks Amphitheater, they may not know about other music festivals around our community. One of the best things about living in Colorado Springs is that this area has a lot of really cool events that go on here! One of those upcoming events is the 13th Annual Blues Under the Bridge music festival! Check out the details:


13th Annual Blues Under the Bridge Music Festival Blues Under the Bridge is recognized as a premier blues music festival attracting blues fans from all over Colorado, and the greater southwest United States. Past Blues Under the Bridge Festivals have showcased such blues greats as Koko Taylor, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, The Holmes Brothers, Los Lobos, Charlie Musselwhite, Robert Belfour, The Blind Boys of Alabama, and Bettye LaVette. The day long festival also showcases, local and regi…