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Experts Say Housing Prices Are About to Turn

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By The KCM Crew

Each quarter, Pulsenomics surveys:

“a distinguished panel of over 100 economists, investment strategists, and housing market analysts regarding their 5-year expectations for future home prices in the United States.”

Here are the results of their latest survey:

Price appreciation/depreciation expected over the next five years:

2012: -.4%

2013: +1.3%2014: +2.6%

2015: +3.2%

2016: +3.5%

The average pre-bubble (1987-1999) annual appreciation was 3.6%
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Beautiful Home For Sale in Colorado Springs

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Main Level Living at its Best! This beautiful, move in ready ranch style home for sale in Colorado Springs boasts 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Main Level Study, 4,200 + SF and an Oversized 2 Car Garage. Click Here to Tour This Home For Sale in Colorado Springs! There are beautiful hardwood floors throughout the main level and a gorgeous tongue and groove ceiling in the spacious living room. The perfectly appointed kitchen boasts a large island, beautiful custom cherry cabinets, ample cabinet and counter space, a large pantry and eating area with walk out. Unwind in the main level master retreat with incredible views, walk-in closet, and a luxurious 5 piece bathroom with double sinks, soaking tub and free standing shower. The fully finished basement features a large family room with an entertainment center with surround sound, exercise area with full wall mirror, full wet bar and a pool table. The basement also includes 3 spacious secondary bedrooms, walk in wine cellar and walk out. This

Which is Better: A Rental or Your Own Home?

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Beautiful Home For Sale in Colorado Springs

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Beautiful 2 Story Townhome For Sale in Colorado Springs with 4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Oversized 2 Car Garage w/ Built-In Storage and 2,700 + Square Feet. Click Here to Tour this Home For Sale in Colorado Springs! This Home For Sale in Colorado Springs is Perfect for the First Time Home Buyer or if you are Relocating to Colorado Springs. This move in ready home for sale in Colorado Springs is located in a quiet, stable community on a cul-de-sac with no through traffic and backs to private open space with lots of wildlife. The main level is open with a spacious living room that walks out to a deck with Pikes Peak views and formal dining room with a two-sided fireplace. The perfectly appointed eat-in kitchen includes ample cabinet and counter space, center island, hardwood floors, eating area and all appliances included. There is also a recently remodeled powder room on the main level with tile and pedestal sink. The upper level boasts a massive master suite with vaulted ceilings, privat…

Beautiful Home For Sale in Colorado Springs

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Move In Ready Home For Sale in Colorado Springs with 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Loft Area, 2 Car Garage and over 1,700 Square Feet. Perfect for the First Time Home Buyer or if you are Relocating to Colorado Springs. Click Here to Tour this Home For Sale in Colorado Springs. The Main Level is Open with beautiful hardwood floors, perfectly appointed kitchen with ample cabinet and counter space, dining area, half bathroom and laundry room. The upper level boasts a master retreat with a walk in closet and full bathroom, 2 spacious secondary bedrooms, a full bathroom, and a loft area with a 2-foot extension. This home also includes custom lighting, views of Pikes Peak, fenced backyard with a concrete patio. Located in a great location with easy access to shopping, dining, Powers corridor, schools, parks and more! If you are considering Relocating to Colorado Springs, Purchasing a Home for Sale in Colorado Springs, considering  Selling a Home in Colorado Springs, or want more information on th…

The Emotion Driving the Housing Recovery

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By: The KCM Crew

This blog often discusses the data behind the housing market. Today, we want to address the emotion behind the market comeback; a belief in homeownership which is still alive and well in this country.



A study conducted by Coldwell Banker and psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig found that owning a home is still very much a goal for many Americans. In the study, 91 percent of those surveyed said owning a home is part of the American Dream. A second study by TD Bank, reported similar results: More than half of consumers polled say homeownership is a vital component to defining the American Dream. 59 percent associated feelings of excitement or pride as part of their first time home buying process. 84% of today’s younger renting generation-ages 18-34-intend to buy a home.
 This belief in homeownership is a major reason Americans are again buying homes. As Dr. Ludwig explains:
“Now that we’re picking up the pieces, we’re seeing a psychological shift. Instead of looking at homes th…