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Wonderful 2-Story Home For Sale in Colorado Springs

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Move in Ready 2-Story Home for Sale in Colorado Springs featuring 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 3 Car Garage and over 3,100 Square Feet. Click Here to Tour this Home For Sale in Colorado Springs. The open main level includes a spacious formal living room and formal dining room perfect for entertaining. The perfectly appointed gourmet kitchen boasts hardwood floors, upgraded granite countertops, large island, pantry, upgraded appliances, dual ovens and a large eating area with walk out. The main level also includes a family room with a cozy gas fireplace, large office with fireplace, powder room and laundry room. Unwind in the upper level master retreat with vaulted ceilings, sitting area, fireplace, walk in closet and attached luxurious 5 piece bathroom with dual sinks, free standing shower and a Jacuzzi tub. The upper level also includes 2 spacious secondary bedrooms and a full bathroom. The unfinished basement is perfect for future expansion! The professionally landscaped yard includes a…

Housing Numbers from NAR’s Existing Home Sale Report

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By the KCM Crew

The National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) September Existing Home Sales Report revealed that sales declined modestly, but inventory continued to tighten and the national median home price recorded its seventh back-to-back monthly increase from a year earlier.

Total existing-home sales fell 1.7% but are 11% above the pace in September 2011.

Other findings revealed in the report:

Existing-home price: the national median was $183,900 in September, up 11.3 percent from a year ago.

Distressed homes – foreclosures and short sales accounted for 24 percent of September sales (13 percent were foreclosures and 11 percent were short sales), up from 22 percent in August and down from 30 percent in September 2011.

Foreclosures sold for an average discount of 21 percent below market value in August.

Short sales were discounted 13 percent below market value in August.

Housing inventory at the end September fell 3.3 percent which represents a 5.9-month supply at the current sales pace, …

Incredible Home For Sale in Colorado Springs

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This authentic Santa Fe style Home for Sale in Colorado Springs, located in the gated community of Highlands of Turkey Canon Ranch boast 3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, 10 Car Garage, Over 4,000 Square Feet and is situated on 35 Private Acres. Click Here to Tour this Home For Sale in Colorado Springs, As you enter this Home For Sale in Colorado Springs, your eyes are immediately drawn to the windows that continue to beckon you forth to the grandeur of the great room with unparalleled panoramic views of the Spanish Peaks and Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range. The attention to detail in the oversized gourmet kitchen will entice you to want to entertain with stainless steel appliances, breakfast bar, large pantry and is open to the large dining area. Escape the frantic pace of daily life and unwind in the walk out master suite with a luxurious 5 piece bathroom, to include a soaking tub with incredible views, spacious sitting area and a large walk in closet. The main level also includes the 2nd be…

Move In Ready Home for Sale in Colorado Springs

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Move in ready home for sale in Colorado Springs in D-20 featuring 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage and over 1,900 Square Feet. Click Here to Tour This Home for Sale in Colorado Springs. The open main level includes a spacious living room with a cozy fireplace, dining area, completely updated kitchen with new cabinets, flooring, appliances, granite countertops, new sink and faucet. Unwind in the master retreat with a large closet and attached updated bathroom. There is also a secondary bedroom and a large flex room with walk out that is perfect for a sitting room or study that complete the main level. The basement features a large family room with a cozy fireplace, 2 sun rooms, 2 secondary bedrooms, a full bathroom that has been updated, and recreation area. Enjoy the great backyard with large upper and lower deck and backs to a walking path. This home also includes new interior and exterior paint, new roof, new decking, new bamboo flooring, updated lighting fixtures, newer window…

Prepare for Freezing Temperatures!

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With Freezing Temperatures being predicted, I thought it might be helpful to share a few ways to prepare:

Short List of Things To Do


I'll start with a short checklist and elaborate a bit on each item below.

• Disconnect garden hoses from hose bibbs or hose faucet

• Drain your sprinkler system

• Drain water from non-frost-proof hose bibbs

• Disconnect hose nozzles and bring inside

• Drain garden hoses

• Disconnect and drain swamp cooler

Disconnect Hoses from Hose Bibbs

Simply unscrew the hose from the hose bibb. You may need a pliers if it's very tight. If you don't disconnect hoses from the hose bibb water can freeze in the bibb and when it thaws it can flood your basement, crawlspace or yard.

Drain Your Sprinkler System

Ideally you would have this done by an expert that can hook your sprinkler system up to air pressure and blow the water out of the system.

If you can't get this done before freezing weather at least shut off the valve for the sprinkler system and drain t…

Cost of a Home: Impact of Interest Rates

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By The KCM Crew


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 the Colorado Springs Real Estate Market, Contact your  Colorado Springs Real Estate Expert, Mike MacGuire Today! Click Here to Check out my informational video if you are considering Selling a Home in Colorado Springs. Click Here to Check out my informational video if you are considering Purchasing a Home for Sale in Colorado Springs.

Home Sale Stats

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By The KCM Crew
Based on NAR’s September Existing Home Sales Report

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 the Colorado Springs Real Estate Market, Contact your  Colorado Springs Real Estate Expert, Mike MacGuire Today! Click Here to Check out my informational video if you are considering Selling a Home in Colorado Springs. Click Here to Check out my informational video if you are considering Purchasing a Home for Sale in Colorado Springs.

Home For Sale in Colorado Springs

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Great 2-Story Home For Sale in Colorado Springs featuring 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage and over 3,000 Square Feet. This Home for Sale in Colorado Springs is 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 boasts a formal living room, hardwood floors, a spacious kitchen with stainless steel appliances, ample cabinet and counter space, large eating area that walks out to the expansive backyard, a large family room and the 5th bedroom that could also be used as an office/study. Unwind in the upper level master retreat with an attached private bathroom and walk in closet. There are 3 spacious secondary bedrooms and a full bathroom that complete the upper level. The unfinished, walk out basement is perfect for future expansion. This home also includes central AC, a large deck and backs to open space for privacy. Easy access to shopping, dining, parks, schools and more! If y…