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Inviting Home on a Quiet Cul-De-Sac Location

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Located on a quiet cul-de-sac featuring stunning views of Cheyenne Mountain this 4 Bedroom, 3Bathroom Home For Sale in Colorado Springs is perfect if you are moving up or relocating to Colorado Springs. Tour this home today! Sunny Living Room features soaring ceilings, hardwood floors & fireplace. Updated Kitchen boasts Terrazzo tile counters, abundant cabinet & counter space. Spacious Dining Room walks-out to deck. Master suite offers adjoining bath & his/her closets. Mexican tile throughout fully finished lower level. Large corner lot features mature trees & landscaping providing tons of privacy. Walk to schools. Minutes from shopping, dining, Ft Carson. Great for the Military Relocation to Colorado Springs, your commute is less than 10 minutes. Call Mike MacGuire today, your Colorado Springs Realtor for more information on this home or other Homes For Sale in Colorado Springs.

Home prices declining slower in Colorado Springs

by Becky Hurley
To begin the year, there’s good and not-so-good-news regarding home prices in the Pikes Peak region.
The area compared favorably with the rest of the country, based on First American CoreLogic’s loan performance home price index.
Based on the latest HPI results reported during December, home prices had continued their year-over-year decline nationally through October 2009.
Locally, in Colorado Springs, home prices declined at only about half the rate of average U.S. home sales prices.
The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market was not immune to foreclosure and short sale fallout, however.
During the same period, including distressed sales, prices fell -3.01 percent. That rate of decline was less, however, than September’s year-over-year -3.54 percent drop. Excluding distressed transactions, the year-over-year sales price fell -1.66 percent during October compared to September’s -2.24 percent result.
The best news of all: First American CoreLogic’s projection is that by October 2…

Move In Ready Home For Sale in Colorado Springs

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Completely Updated Home that is move in Ready in the Southeast Part of Colorado Springs. Featuring 5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Car Garage and 1,892 Total Square Feet.
Tour This Home Today!
This Ranch Style Home is beautiful with new kitchen cabinets, counter tops, black appliances including: Refrigerator, Self-Cleaning Smooth Top Oven, Dishwasher, and Microwave.
New Light Fixtures, Ceiling Fans, 6 Panel Doors, New Carpet and Atrium Vinyl Windows. New Paint Inside and Out, Tile Flooring in the Entry, Kitchen and Bathrooms. Spacious Bedrooms, and Large Backyard.
This home is in move in condition! Make Your Move Today!
Great for the Military Relocation to Colorado Springs, your commute is less than 10 minutes. Call Mike MacGuire today, your Colorado Springs Realtor for more information on this home or other Homes For Sale in Colorado Springs.

Do You Need Help Selling Your Home?

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Current challenges in the Colorado Springs Real Estate market underscore the value of a Realtor® as more people are turning to real estate agents to market their homes. According to the 2009 NAR Profile of Buyers and Sellers, the number of unrepresented sellers is now at an all-time low.
The survey revealed a record low 11 percent of owners sold their home without professional representation. And only 6 percent of those homes were placed on the open market. As sellers face strong competition due to a rise in the number of distressed properties, Mike MacGuire's valuable market expertise can help you price and market your home appropriately and attractively.
Only 25 percent of unrepresented sellers marketed their home on the Internet, but 90 percent of buyers are going online in their home search. Ask Mike MacGuire, your Colorado Springs Real Estate Expert, to explain how he markets homes and reaches buyers in the Colorado Springs Real Estate Market, and talk to sellers who are trying…

Updated Home, Move In Ready

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Completely Updated Home that is move in Ready in the Southeast Part of Colorado Springs. Featuring 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage and 1,508 Total Square Feet. Tour This Home Today! This Bi-Level Home is beautiful with new kitchen cabinets, counter tops, black appliances including: Refrigerator, Self-Cleaning Smooth Top Oven, Dishwasher, and Microwave. New Light Fixtures, Ceiling Fans, 6 Panel Doors, and Atrium Vinyl Windows. New Paint Inside and Out, Tile Flooring in the Entry, Kitchen and Bathrooms. Spacious Bedrooms, Large Backyard with a New 8 x 8 Redwood Deck, Perfect for Entertaining. This home is in move in condition! Make Your Move Today! Great for the Military Relocation to Colorado Springs, your commute is less than 10 minutes. Call Mike MacGuire today, your Colorado Springs Realtor for more information on this home or other Homes For Sale in Colorado Springs.

Another Big Gain in Existing-Home Sales as Buyers Respond to Tax Credit

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Existing-home sales rose again in November as first-time buyers rushed to close sales before the original November 30 deadline for the recently extended and expanded tax credit, according to the National Association of Realtors®. This is great news for the Colorado Springs Real Estate Market!



Existing-home sales – including single-family, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops – rose 7.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate1 of 6.54 million units in November from 6.09 million in October, and are 44.1 percent higher than the 4.54 million-unit pace in November 2008. It is truly a perfect time to purchase a home in Colorado Springs! Current sales remain at the highest level since February 2007 when they hit 6.55 million.
Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said the rise was expected. “This clearly is a rush of first-time buyers not wanting to miss out on the tax credit, but there are many more potential buyers who can enter the market in the months ahead,” he said. “We expect a temporar…