Showing posts from July, 2016

3 Reasons to Improve Your Curb Appeal with Bushes & Shrubs

When selling a Colorado Springs home, your curb appeal can make or break the deal before it's even been started. If you don't believe us, check your reaction next time you see a home for sale that looks like it's been abandoned or belonged to the Munsters! You will generally have formed an opinion about the home before you've even stepped inside it, and unfortunately, that can happen to your home if you don't have the front staged just like the inside. While we've talked about curb appeal before, what we really want to focus on is how bushes and shrubs can improve your space and why. 

These small, dense plants can make a huge difference in the appearance of your home, and if you weren't quite convinced before, we hope this will help you see the value in having them strategically placed.
Hide the Unsightly Every yard will have one aspect to it that isn't the most beautiful, but it is functional, so you have to keep it. Some homes have septic pipes that stic…

Move In Ready Home for Sale in Colorado Springs

Move-in ready Holland Park home for Sale in Colorado Springs boasting 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2 car garage. Click HERE to tour this home for sale in Colorado Springs. The main level offers a bright, open floorplan with vaulted ceilings, large living room, formal dining, kitchen with ample cabinet and counter space, pantry and dining nook.  The upper level features a spacious master bedroom, two secondary bedrooms and full bathroom.  Unwind in the cozy family room with wood stove.  The lower level provides a fourth bedroom, bathroom and laundry.  Enjoy summer evenings on the deck overlooking the private back yard with mature trees. This home offers new carpet, new interior paint, new roof, central AC.  Fantastic central location with easy access to I-25, shopping, dining and access to miles of hiking and biking trails in Garden of the Gods.

The Home Buying Process From the MacGuire Team

Buying a home is both exciting and overwhelming all at once. We understand that until a family is settled in a great home, life is on hold due to stress and upheaval. We will listen to your desires and needs and we will hear what you have to say, because ultimately, you know what you're looking for. There are a lot of steps to buying a home, though, that will seem overwhelming at first, but that's why you hire the best real estate agents in Colorado Springs. We can walk you through them all to help make this process fun, easy, and ultimately successful!

Navigating the Home Buying Process
Loan Pre-Qualification – this helps you establish how much you are comfortable with spending on your new home.
Needs Assessment – We sit down and discuss your desires, lifestyle, needs & dreams.
Area Tour – We drive you through the Colorado Springs communities so that you may identify the areas that meet your wants and needs.
Tour Homes – We visit the homes in your favorite areas that meet you…
Impeccable 2-story home for sale in Colorado Springs, in the heart of Broadmoor Glen situated on a large, flat, yard offering stunning views of Cheyenne Mountain, 4BR, 4BA, 3 car garage. Click HERE to tour this home for sale in Colorado Springs. You are greeted by soaring vaulted ceilings in the formal living room.  The kitchen is beautifully appointed with abundant cabinets, hardwood flooring, pantry & dining area.  The stunning family room offers vaulted ceilings, wall of cascading windows and cozy gas fireplace.  Walk out to the back patio overlooking the large back yard with Cheyenne Mountain views.  The spacious master retreat provides attached bathroom and walk-in closet. There are two spacious secondary bedrooms adjoined by a Jack-and-Jill bathroom on the upper level. The finished basement features a large family room with billiards area, bedroom and bathroom. With plenty of room for play, BBQ’s, dining and entertaining your back yard will be the envy of the neighborhood. …

Are You Ready To Upsize Your Home?

When you bought your first home, it was perfect. The cute two bedroom home with a window seat, fireplace, and one bathroom was ideal for you. One spouse, two kids, one dog and one hamster later, though, it lacks the ideal charm that it seemed to have while you were single. If it's time for you to upsize your home, the MacGuire team would love to help you find a home that is perfect for your new goals and dreams. Here are a few things to consider as you start the home buying and selling process.

Check Your Finances
This is always the first step whether you're buying a home for the first time, or you are a veteran home buyer with years of experience under your belt. It's important that your finances are squared away and in good shape when you're buying a new home, especially when you'll be selling one at the same time. If you need some references for a good mortgage company to work with, we can recommend several in the area to help you determine exactly how much of an …

5 Things to Love About Living in Colorado Springs

We love living in Colorado Springs, and we love telling you why we love our state so much. From the fantastic weather to the exciting adventures you can enjoy, there are so many reasons to love living here. We love living here so much, that we want to help you find a home here and start enjoying the Colorado Springs life for yourself. Here are a few things we enjoy about this fabulous area of the country.

Beautiful Weather
If you're looking for a place where you can experience the seasons, you've found it! Colorado Springs has a little taste of spring, summer, winter, and fall so you can appreciate every single one. While we do get a lot of snow in the winter, you get accustomed to working with it, and even start to appreciate it! We also get 300+ days of sunshine throughout the year, so you have plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy the beautiful opportunities our state has to offer.

Activities For the Whole Family
Do you like riding horses through the Colorado mountains? …