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6 Things You Should Know About Your Walkthrough

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Walking through your home before finalizing the purchase can seem like a basic task, but it really shouldn't be taken lightly. Before you sign on the dotted line, it's important to take a very thorough walkthrough around the home to make sure that everything is as you expect it and that you aren't getting any surprises on the move-in day. Because we realize that responsibility and necessity in this task, your Colorado Springs real estate agents and the MacGuire Team would like to provide you with a quick checklist to keep you on track.

Inspect the Repairs Did you request repairs when you first put in your offer? It's important to verify that those repairs were completed before you officially purchase your home. You'll want to schedule your final walkthrough in advance of your closing day to verify that the sellers have completed their list, and are making progress on moving out and getting the place ready. You'll also want to check and make sure that any garbage…

5 Reasons We’re Thankful for Colorado Springs

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Whether you’re a Colorado Springs native who is coming back after time abroad, or you’re being transferred here for work - we think you’ll find that there are a lot of things to be thankful for when moving to Colorado Springs. Our city is diverse, eclectic, varied, and FUN! If you’ve ever lived here, you know what we’re talking about. Because of this, we are thankful for anyone who wants to move to Colorado Springs, and we’re thankful for such a wonderful place to be living. Here are five reasons we are thankful for Colorado Springs on this Thanksgiving week.

1. Incredible Neighbors There are over 12 incredible communities in the Colorado Springs area. These communities are filled with great neighbors, people who are working as hard as you are to make our great city a wonderful place to live, raise a family, and live an incredible life. We are so thankful for these individuals. They make selling Colorado Springs real estate an easy job, they own and care for great homes, create wonder…

What You Need to Know About Selling Your Home In the Winter

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While many will tote the message that selling your home in the spring and summer are the best times, we’ve found that every season has its advantages and disadvantages. With that knowledge, we can walk into your selling process knowing that with some creativity and knowledge of the area and the way it works in each season, we can successfully help you sell a home in Colorado Springs. Our goal is to sell is as fast as possible for as much as possible, and we carry that goal through spring, summer, fall, and winter. Here are a few things you can keep in mind while selling a Colorado Springs home in the winter.

Elaborate On Indoor Spaces From indoor workout spaces to kids playrooms, make sure to showcase that these spaces are in your home to help make your home even more appealing during the colder winter months. If you have a heated toolshed make sure to clear the clutter, turn on the heat, and have your real estate agent focus on this. From playrooms in the basement to offices overlooki…

5 Key Things to Look At In Your Next Home

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When looking at a home and deciding whether it would be the best place for you to buy, there are a few key things you need to look for in order to make your determination. From top to bottom, you’ll want to look over a home, because while some things are easily looked over, other items could play a huge role in the maintenance requirements and updates in the home. When buying a home in Colorado Springs, you don’t have to try to sort through this all on your own. The best real estate team in Colorado Springs is here to help. Here are 5 KEY things from the Mike MacGuire Team that you want to look at when touring your next home.

Roof Repairs It’s important to pay special attention to the roof of a home before you even step foot inside. The roof of a home is not only vital to the value and life of your home, but it’s also expensive to replace. Does it look new, or do you see areas that are caving in? If you see large gaping holes, well, you may just want to move on or discuss with the hom…

Stunning Home for Sale in Colorado Springs

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Welcome home to this beautiful ranch style home for sale in Colorado Springs on one acre boasting Pikes Peak views, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, oversized 4 car garage and nearly 3,800 square feet. Click HERE to tour this Home for Sale in Colorado Springs! With spacious rooms and large windows, this open floor plan is the perfect blend of formal and casual living – great for entertaining with comfortable livability. You are greeted by extensive hardwood floors that lead to the great room with gas fireplace & soaring ceilings. The perfectly appointed kitchen features granite counters, large center island, stainless appliances with gas stove, generous cabinet space and adjoining nook. The formal dining room is adjacent to the great room and kitchen. Unwind in the main level master suite providing adjoining 5-pc bathroom, walk-out to patio and walk-in closet. There are two spacious secondary bedrooms on the main floor just steps from a full bathroom. Host the Big Game in the sprawling f…

Things to Do For Your Home In November

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Another month is behind us and a new month is ahead! As November begins, it's a strong reminder that winter is coming and our homes need a few routine maintenance tasks to not only help it through the season but also a few other tasks that will keep it looking beautiful. At The MacGuire Team, we love to see a well-maintained home in Colorado Springs, not just because they make for a great buying experience, but a wonderful selling and living experience as well. Here are a few things you can do in November to keep your home looking beautiful.
Clean the Carpets If you have carpet in your home, you probably know that no matter how often you clean them, they still get dirt that can't be removed by vacuum alone. You can rent carpet cleaners to help you get down and deep in the fibers to get them clean. You may even notice that after they are cleaned you get fewer allergies and feel better!

Remove Lint From Dryer Exhaust The vent on your dryer can become clogged with lint over time, …

Beautiful Home for Sale in Colorado Springs

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Inviting ranch style patio home for sale in Colorado Springs in Pine Creek boasts an open floor plan, maintenance-free living and backs to golf course. Click HERE to tour this Home for Sale in Colorado Springs. This meticulously maintained home offers 3 BR, 3 BA and oversized 2 CA garage. The main level features extensive hardwood flooring, soaring ceilings, cozy great room with gas fireplace. The perfectly appointed kitchen provides stunning granite counters, custom backsplash, generous cabinets with pull out shelves and stainless appliances. Ideal for entertaining, the kitchen overlooks the dining area and great room. The private back patio is the perfect place to unwind. The main level master retreat offers a 5-piece bathroom and walk-in closet. French doors lead to a secondary bedroom/office. Half bathroom and laundry room complete the main level. The finished basement features a sprawling family room with fireplace, wet bar, a spacious secondary bedroom, craft/exercise room, bat…