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Pikes Peak Area 4th of July Events

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Colorado Springs is a great place to live for many reasons. As a Colorado Springs native, I take great pride in presenting our beautiful city to newcomers. Whether you are relocating to Colorado Springs from another state, overseas or across town, I can make your move a great experience. We love where we live and believe you will too! One of the best things about Colorado Springs is that we take every holiday to the next level, and 4th of July is no different. Check out some of the MUST-ATTEND local events taking place for 4th of July!


Pikes Peak Area 4th of July Events
Monument/Tri-Lakes:
The Tri-Lakes 4th of July celebration is a full day of festivities for the whole family.  At the Street Fair (8:00 am to 3:00 pm) you will enjoy favorite festival foods, arts and crafts merchants, family-friendly beer garden in Limbach Park until 6:00 pm. There will be musicians performing in the park from 12:00 to 6:00 pm. The day begins with a pancake breakfast at 7:00 am at St. Peter Catholic Churc…

May Market Snapshot with the MacGuire Team

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We're well into the beautiful summer months, and definitely seeing a rise in buyer interest in the real estate market. With a new month means new local real estate market conditions in El Paso County, Colorado. Check out the market insights of what May 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 May, we saw an even lower average of inventory sitting only 25 days on the market, compared to the historically recorded 67 days. The continuing lack of inventory is still leaving buyers with little options, meaning they're jumping at the limited opportunities more quickly. This is leaving the market looking slimmer than last year. Historically, we've seen an average of 8.2 months of inventory, and in May, that number is drastically lower, at only 1.1 months.

Listing vs. Sales Prices
Sales prices as of May remain relatively steady at 99.8%. The historical average is 98.3% for the El Paso County ar…

Check Out this Stunning Ranch Style 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.

2785 Heathrow Drive
Area: Briargate Price: $550,000  MLS: 1573869  Schools: District 20  # Bedrooms:# Bathrooms:Garage: 3-Car

Take a look at this absolutely stunning home on an oversized lot that backs to a greenway in Summerfield at Briargate. Featuring 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3 car garage and 4,108 square feet with an open floor plan, this property is great for entertaining with comfortable livability. The fully renovated kitchen boasts granite counters, 42″ cabinets, oversized center island, gas range, and a large pantry. The spacious living roo…

Don't Miss the 25th Annual Starlight Spectacular!

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One of the best things about living in Colorado Springs is that there are always super awesome community events going on. While some of these events take place to celebrate traditions honored across the nation, our local area has a lot of really cool events that originated here and have been celebrated for years! One of those upcoming events is the 25th Annual Starlight Spectacular! Check out the details:


On a summer night in 1994, a small group of crazy cyclists decided it would be awesome to get up in the middle of the night, ride bikes by starlight and watch the sunrise together. That late night ride led to the birth of an annual tradition, the Starlight Spectacular; which is now one of the nation’s oldest and largest community bike rides.

25th Annual Starlight Spectacular Details Come celebrate “25 years of wild style” June 15th at the Starlight Spectacular night time bike ride in Colorado Springs, beginning and ending at the world-famous Garden of the Gods Park. Join 1,000 other r…

Home Tours: What Should You Be Looking For?

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When looking at a home and deciding whether it would be the best place for you to buy, there are a few key things you need to look for in order to make your determination. From top to bottom, you’ll want to look over a home, because while some things are easily looked over, other items could play a huge role in the maintenance requirements and updates in the home. When buying a home in Colorado Springs, you don’t have to try to sort through this all on your own. The best real estate team in Colorado Springs is here to help. Here are a few things to look at when touring your next home.

Don’t Judge By The Paint Job It can be easy to get whisked off into a home by the color of the walls. If they are a nice trendy gray, you may find yourself naturally loving the home, but missing some key things that would be a no go. On the other hand, you may walk in and be greeted by bold purple & red walls and immediately want to run away - yet miss the great potential that only a new color could …

It's Graduation Week for USAFA Class of 2019!

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With Colorado Springs being home to the U.S. Air Force Academy, we take great pride in honoring the graduating cadets each year who successfully make it to graduation. Four years of hard work and dedication have finally paid off. Join the 61st graduating class of the U.S. Air Force Academy as they receive their diplomas and commission as second lieutenants. Here are some details on Graduation Week for the Class of 2019!

Graduation Week Details
Graduation Week for the Class of 2019, and the 61st Graduating Class begins on Friday, 24 May and concludes with the Graduation Ceremony at Falcon Stadium on Thursday, 30 May. Graduation Week is comprised of many activities and events across the U.S. Air Force Academy. Cadets and their guests take part in receptions, award ceremonies, baccalaureate services, concerts, parades, air demonstrations, and commissioning ceremonies. The week culminates at Falcon Stadium with the Graduation Ceremony. Speakers rotate between the President of the United St…

April Market Snapshot with the MacGuire Team

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We're beginning to see a rise in the real estate market, which compared to the previous quarter 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 April 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 April, we still saw a lower average of inventory sitting just 31 days on the market, compared to the historically recorded 67 days. Because of a lack of inventory, homes are still selling more quickly, leaving the market looking slimmer than last year. We are seeing an increase in inventory as we gain traction into the 2nd quarter. However, the low inventory tells us this quicker sell time could continue until the market sees a surge in available properties for sale. This is great news for the seller who's hoping to move their property quickly.

Listing vs. Sales Prices
Sales prices as of March have bee…