Showing posts from March, 2015

Beautiful Home for Sale in Colorado Springs

Absolutely stunning views from this move in ready home for sale in Colorado Springs boasting 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 car garage and 3,009 square feet. Click HERE to tour this home for sale in Colorado Springs. Bask in the space and tranquility of being on 5 acres as you enjoy quiet evenings on your deck viewing the beautiful Pikes Peak and mountain views.  The main level boasts an open concept featuring a large living room with a cozy fireplace that is open to the perfectly appointed kitchen with ample storage, new refrigerator and dishwasher. The dining room is a great space to entertain as it is open to the kitchen and living room and walks-out to the large deck with beautiful mountain views. Unwind in the spacious main level master retreat with a cozy fireplace, walk-in closet and attached 5 piece bathroom. The main level also includes 2 spacious secondary bedrooms and a full bathroom. The finished walk-out basement includes a wet bar, large family area with a wood burning stov…

5 Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Spring has sprung! Before your relax into the warmer weather, remember that the rising temperatures mean it's time to tackle several home maintenance projects. Cold temperatures and heavy snowfall can be hard on homes, so now it's time to pay a little extra attention to your houses and make sure everything is still in good working order for spring. As you organize your maintenance schedule for your Colorado Springs homes, here are a few suggestions to keep in mind.

1. Gutters and Downspouts
If your gutters and/or downspouts are full of debris, water will not be able to flow through them properly and it can end up pooling near the foundation of your home or in other unwanted areas. Remove all the debris from your gutters and check them for leaks; if water is flowing through spaces it shouldn't, fill the cracks with caulk.

2. Roofs
After months of heavy snowfall, it's important to check your roof for damage. If you don't fix the small problem areas now, they could turn i…

Testimonials for The MacGuire Team

The MacGuire Team is known for having a passion for excellence. We pride ourselves on providing the very best customer service to anyone thinking about buying or selling in Colorado Springs; we do everything we can to ensure our clients' real estate transactions are conducted smoothly and easily.

We are incredibly grateful to our valued clients who take the time to tell us about the great experience they had with The MacGuire Team. Today, we want to feature some of the wonderful testimonials we have received from our clients.
Testimonials for Mike MacGuire,Colorado Springs Real Estate Agent"I felt The MacGuire Team was reliable and helped with the little things where most do not. Mike was straight-forward and professional. Thank you!" -Dave M.
"The MacGuire Team was professional and organized! We never had to worry about anything. His assistant reminded us when she needed things. We loved that the stager and the photographer were included with Mike's service. It mad…

4 FAQs About Selling Your Home

Deciding to sell your home is a big step, and many sellers understandably have lots of questions about the process. The MacGuire Team goes above and beyond for sellers, doing everything in our power to ensure an easy and stress-free experience for everyone involved. Today, we're here to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about selling your home in Colorado Springs.

Question: What Is A Seller's Disclosure?
Answer: The seller's disclosure is the official document in which you, the seller, thoroughly describe the current state of the home. The disclosure covers everything from appliances to potential neighborhood problems, and it is incredibly important for people looking to buy a home. Fill out the seller's disclosure as completely and accurately as you can.

Question: How Do I Price My Home?
Answer: Some sellers believe they should price their home based on the appraisal value, but you should actually price your home based on the local market value. Ask your Co…

CO Springs Mortgages - A Few Basics

For most of us, buying a home in Colorado Springs would not be possible without the help of a mortgage loan. Since mortgage loans are almost always an integral part of the home buying process, it's important to have a good working understanding of these loans as you prepare to buy a home. As your trusted real estate agent in Colorado Springs, I'm here to help you gain a basic understanding of mortgage loans and how they work.

Different Mortgage TypesMortgage loans can be financed through a variety of different lenders and organizations, but there are two over-arching forms: traditional and non-traditional. Traditional Mortgages are typically available for fifteen, twenty, or thirty-year terms and usually require an initial down payment of at least 20%.Nontraditional Mortgages refer to all mortgages that do not meet the description of a "traditional" loan, such as loans adjustable rates or interest-only loans.The type of loan you want will depend greatly on several fact…

Beautiful Home for Sale in Colorado Springs

Main level living at its best! This move in ready ranch style home for sale in Colorado Springs boasts 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 3 car garage and nearly 3,900 Square Feet. Click HERE to tour this Home for Sale in Colorado Springs. The main level includes an open floor plan with a spacious living room, cozy fireplace, spacious formal dining room and beautiful hardwood floors in the entry, dining room and kitchen. The perfectly appointed kitchen is perfect for entertaining with stainless steel appliances, upgraded 42” upper hickory cabinets, large center island, pantry, planning desk area and an eating nook with walk-out to the large composite deck. Unwind in the main level master retreat with private access to the deck, a walk-in closet with an in-floor safe and a luxurious 5 piece attached bathroom with dual sinks, jetted soaking tub and a seamless glass shower surround. The main level also includes a large office with French doors, secondary bedroom, bathroom and laundry room with ut…