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Move in Ready Home for Sale in Colorado Springs

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Move in ready Springs Ranch home sale in Colorado Springs featuring 3 bedrooms plus a loft, 3 bathrooms and over 1800 square feet. Click HERE to tour this home for sale in Colorado Springs. The bright open floor plan boasts soaring ceilings and cozy two-sided fireplace between the living room and family room. Spacious kitchen offers generous cabinet & counter space, pantry and dining area. Unwind in the master suite with adjoining bathroom & walk-in closet.  Two spacious secondary bedrooms plus a loft (perfect for home office, play area or easily converted to 4th bedroom) and full bath complete the upper level. Enjoy entertaining on the patio overlooking the large, fully landscaped back yard. This home offers new paint, new roof, new carpet, central A/C and is south facing for easy snow removal. The desirable location allows you to walk to the neighborhood park with convenient access to schools, shopping, dining, PAFB and Powers Corridor.

5 Advantages to Living in Colorado Springs

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We believe that one of the best things you can do is find a place you love to live. In fact, our motto is "love where you live." We believe in this statement, and believe that it's not hard to love where you live when you live in Colorado Springs. From families relocating for jobs to young people wanting to find their place and get their start in our area, we offer many benefits and advantages by settling down here. The MacGuire Team knows that buying a home in Colorado Springs could be a big step for you, so we want to give you a few simple reasons that show why living in Colorado Springs is amazing.


1. The Adventure Opportunities
From rock climbing to horseback riding, there are many ways you can find adventure when you live in Colorado Springs. There are caves to explore, trails to hike, and many reasons to get out and enjoy the outdoors. If you like to take things a little slower, there are many festivals and concerts in Colorado Springs for many different interests!

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Move in Ready Home for Sale in Colorado Springs

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Stunning ranch style home for sale in Colorado Springs offering 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3 car garage and over 3,400 square feet.  Click HERE to tour this Home for Sale in Colorado Springs. Be greeted by a covered front patio that opens to the hardwood floor entry that extends through the foyer and kitchen.  The remodeled kitchen is beautifully appointed with granite counters and backsplash, stainless steel appliances, pantry and nook that overlooks the family room boasting a cozy fireplace.  Bask in the sun or entertain in the fully finished sunroom that is a true getaway for you and your guests. The spectacular master suite provides a 5 piece bathroom with walk-in-closet, brand new tile flooring and a soak-in tub.  Laundry is on the main level conveniently located off the master bedroom with shelving.  One full bathroom, a spacious secondary bedroom that could also be used for an office complete the main level.  The finished basement features a large family room, 3 spacious seconda…

The Mortgage Process Timeline

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You’ve decided to take the plunge and buy your first home, but do you even know where to start? One of the first, and most important things you can do to get yourself started on the right foot is getting your mortgage squared away. This can be an intimidating process, and it can require a lot of preparation and patience - but when done correctly can help the purchase of your Colorado Springs home go much smoother. Here is a basic mortgage process timeline to help give you an idea of what will be required for you to get your first home in Colorado Springs.

Pre-Approval
This is the first step to getting your mortgage. You’ll want to find a mortgage lender, and have them put together a pre-approval to buy a home. This can take one to three days and will give you a good estimate for how much you can afford in your monthly payment - and ultimately the home you can afford.

Find a Home and Submit an Offer
Now it’s time to work with your Colorado Springs real estate agents to find homes that fit …
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Beautiful 2-story home for sale in Colorado Springs situated on a large lot in Springs Ranch. Click HERE to tour this home for sale in Colorado Springs. You are greeted by gleaming hardwood floors that extend through the foyer, kitchen & breakfast nook. The living and dining rooms feature bay windows. The kitchen boasts a large island with counter/bar, generous cherry cabinets, all appliances, pantry & nook. The kitchen adjoins the family room and formal dining room making this home ideal for entertaining large or small gatherings. The stunning family room offers vaulted ceilings, wall of cascading windows and cozy gas fireplace. The home office, adjacent to the family room provides built in shelving. Laundry and powder rooms complete the main level. Unwind in the upper level master retreat overlooking mountain views, walk-in closet with custom built-ins and luxurious 5-piece bathroom. There are three spacious secondary bedrooms and full bathroom on the upper level. The unfini…

Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Summary - 2016

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I hope that you are having a fantastic start to 2017. The 2016 real estate market proved to be one for the record books and I wanted to share with you a summary of the Colorado Springs Real Estate Market. A combination of historic low mortgage rates, historic low inventory, and record demand generated a wave of home buying and selling activity that we have not seen in over a decade. 

Colorado Springs Real Estate
2016 was a great year, but we have even higher hopes for 2017. Take a look at these numbers to learn about the 2016 real estate market, and see our predictions for 2017. You can click on the photo below to hear a few of my thoughts about the upcoming year on this short video.
Homes sold – The total number of residential properties sold were 17,510. Total sales were up 11.9% from 2015.

Sales price - In the Pikes Peak region, the average sales price was up 6.5% over 2015. The average price was $267,050.

Inventory - The inventory of residential properties for sale is at a historic 25…