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House and Condo Sales by Region

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By: 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. 

5 Reasons to Buy a Home Now Instead of the Spring

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By KCM Crew

Based on prices, mortgage rates and soaring rents, there may have never been a better time in real estate history to purchase a home than right now. Here are five major reasons purchasers should consider buying:


Supply Is Shrinking

With inventory declining in many regions, finding a home of your dreams may become more difficult going forward. There are buyers in more and more markets surprised that there is no longer a large assortment of houses to choose from. The best homes in the best locations sell first. Don’t miss the opportunity to get that ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ buy.

Price Increases Are on the Horizon

Prices were expected to bounce along the bottom this winter. However, many pricing indices (examples: CoreLogic, FHFA, LPS, Case Shiller) are reporting that prices are continuing to rise.

Rents Are Skyrocketing

Rents historically increase by 3.2% on an annual basis. A study issued earlier this year projects rent increases of 4% for the next two years. Trulia recently reported …

Home for Sale in Colorado Springs

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Main Level Living at it’s best! This ranch style home for sale in Colorado Springs features 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, oversized 2 Car Garage and 3,800 + Square Feet. Click Here to Tour this Home for Sale in Colorado Springs! The main level includes a spacious living room with walk out, formal dining room, eat in kitchen with ample cabinet and counter space, master retreat with attached 5 piece bathroom and a large secondary bedroom. The finished walk out basement boasts a large family room with cozy fireplace, wet bar, 2 additional bedrooms, full bathroom and bonus room. Enjoy beautiful Pikes Peak and Mountain View from your expansive backyard, privacy, great location 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 the Colorado Springs Real Estate Market, Contact your  Colorado Springs Real Estate Expert, Mike MacGuire Today! Click Here to Check o…

Move In Ready Home For Sale in Colorado Springs

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Move In Ready Home For Sale in Colorado Springs Featuring 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage and over 2,900 Square Feet. Click Here to tour this Home for Sale in Colorado Springs. Perfect for the First Time Home Buyer or if you are Relocating to Colorado Springs. Beautiful hardwood floors throughout the main level, spacious formal living room and formal dining room. The beautifully updated kitchen boasts granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, ample cabinet and counter space and an eating area. Unwind in the upper level master retreat with his and her closets and an updated bathroom. The upper level also includes 3 spacious secondary bedrooms and an updated secondary bathroom. The lower level includes a large laundry room, bathroom and a spacious family room with a cozy wood burning fireplace that walks out to the large backyard. The beautifully xeriscaped backyard is perfect for Colorado’s high desert climate with the drought tolerant trees, shrubs, gravel and mulch. This…

Move In Ready Home For Sale in Colorado Springs

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Gorgeous Ranch Style Home for Sale in Colorado Springs Featuring 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage and over 3,300 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!

This immaculate home features an open and inviting floor plan with beautiful hardwood floors throughout the main level. The large formal dining room is light and bright and the spacious living room includes a cozy gas fireplace. The perfectly appointed kitchen has been recently updated and boasts ample cabinet and counter space, and the eating nook walks out to the large backyard. Unwind in the main level master retreat that includes a walk in closet and an attached 5 piece bathroom. The finished basement is perfect for the growing family with a large family room, 2 additional secondary bedrooms and a full bathroom. Enjoy the fully landscaped backyard with privacy, trees and …

Cost vs. Price Explained

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By The KCM Crew

We have often talked about the difference between COST and PRICE. As a seller, you will be most concerned about ‘short term price’ – where home values are headed over the next six months. As a buyer, you must be concerned not about price but instead about the ‘long term cost’ of the home. Let us explain.

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is projecting that mortgage interest rates will inch up over the next twelve months. Many experts are calling for home prices to also increase over the next year.

What Does This Mean to a Buyer?

Here is a simple demonstration of what impact certain changes would have on the mortgage payment of a home selling for approximately $200,000 today:


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! C…