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Colorado Winter Festivals and Events

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The MacGuire Team knows how important it is to love where you live. There are SO many reasons that we love the Colorado Springs area, and we know you will too! From the 300+ days of sunshine to the affordable, business and family friendly community, Colorado Springs is a great place to live, work, and play. Plus, it's very centrally located and just a quick drive to just about anywhere around Colorado you'd want to visit. Here are a few upcoming events taking place in and around our community that you and your family can check out as you're looking to relocate to Colorado Springs.


Colorado Winter Festivals and Events
Breckenridge ULLR Fest: Jan. 9–12, 2019
Snow lovers celebrate Norse mythology and repay Ullr for his gift of snow by holding a festival to honor the God of Winter dressed as vikings with a downtown Breckenridge parade and bonfire, a town-wide talent show, the Ullr Ice Plunge, ice skating and fat-bike racing.


Wintersk├Âl in Aspen: Jan. 10-13, 2019
Aspen's annual…

Beautiful Home for Sale in Colorado Springs

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Impeccable 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom, 3 car garage home for sale in Colorado Springs on a great lot in Banning Lewis Ranch, perfectly situated for privacy. Click HERE to tour this Home for Sale in Colorado Springs. This home shows like a model. The welcoming foyer draws you into the home with soaring vaulted ceilings, large windows and Peak views. Gleaming hardwood flooring leads to the kitchen which overlooks the great room and dining nook, making this home ideal for hosting large or small gatherings. Beautifully appointed, the kitchen offers maple cabinets, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and pantry. Unwind in the generously sized great room with cozy gas fireplace. A half bath/laundry completes the main level. The upper level features three bedrooms plus a loft. The spacious master suite provides a 5-pc bathroom and walk-in closet. Two secondary bedrooms boast views of Pikes Peak. The finished basement features a family room, bedroom and bathroom. Enjoy summer evenings on …

Take a Look at this Jaw-Dropping Residence!

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If you're relocating to the Colorado Springs area, you'll need a partner who knows the area to help you find the best home for your family. The MacGuire Team has more than 25 years of experience and knowledge of the Colorado Springs area, and we'd love the opportunity to help you with your real estate needs! We can provide valuable information about Colorado Springs, neighborhoods, schools, places to play and explore, and more.

Ready to take a look at homes? This week, we're spotlighting one of our fabulous featured properties that would be perfect for the relocating family.


15547 Open Sky Way Price: $2,399,900 MLS: 48492485 Details:
5 Beds
6 Bath
10,421 Sq. Ft
6.43 Acres
Year Built: 2009
Single Family Detached
Area: Tri-Lakes
Schools: Lewis Palmer District 38

This stunning residence is situated on 6.43 acres in gated High Forest Ranch featuring uncompromised attention to detail with 5BR, 6BA, & 10 car garage. Be greeted by the grand entrance that leads to the spectacu…

Zestimate & Market Evaluation: Why We Recommend Calling a REALTOR

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In a world full of amazing technology, we're accustomed to being able to jump online and find out pretty much anything we need to know at any given time. But when it comes to selling your Colorado Springs home, there really is something to be said for the old fashioned way of doing things. Having an experienced broker on your side can help in more ways than you might think.


Many people go to the internet first when they're considering listing their home for sale. They want to see how much their home is worth and whether it's a good time to list. So, they check out their home's value using tools such as the Zillow Zestimate calculator. But, what is a Zestimate and how accurate is it?

What is a Zestimate?
The Zestimate® home valuation is Zillow's estimated market value, computed using a proprietary formula. It is not an appraisal. It is a starting point in determining a home's value. The Zestimate is calculated from public and user-submitted data, taking into acco…

Move in Ready Home for Sale in Colorado Springs

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Inviting home for sale in Colorado Springs situated on a cul-de-sac at the top of Oak Valley Ranch offering stunning mountain and city views. Click HERE to tour this home for sale in Colorado Springs. The spacious formal living room with soaring ceilings opens to the formal dining room. The kitchen offers generous cabinet & counter space, pantry and dining nook with walk out to
upper level deck. Unwind in the family room with a cozy gas fireplace. The master retreat is sun filled with large windows that overlook the foothills and features an adjoining bathroom and walk-in closet. Two spacious secondary bedrooms and full bathroom complete the upper level. The walk-out basement provides a large rec room – ideal for media or gaming area, bedroom, bathroom & storage. This home backs to open space and offers exceptional privacy and views. Step out your front door and access miles of hiking & biking trails and view the abundance of wildlife. Fantastic location with easy access …

Beautiful Home for Sale in Colorado Springs

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Immaculate Woodmen Hills home for sale in Colorado Springs situated on a 1-acre, cul-de-sac lot offering Pikes Peak views. Click HERE to tour this Home for Sale in Colorado Springs. The inviting front porch and welcoming foyer draw you into the great room with soaring vaulted ceilings, gas fireplace with custom tile surround and built-in shelves. The kitchen provides abundant cabinet space, center island, stainless steel appliances, planning desk, large pantry & adjoining bayed dining nook. Unwind in the master suite featuring vaulted ceilings, adjoining bathroom with double vanity and his & her closets. Two secondary bedrooms and full bath complete the upper level. The finished garden level basement offers a large family room ideal for media center & gaming area and large storage room. Enjoy summer evenings on the back deck or flagstone patio overlooking Pikes Peak and the sprawling back yard.The back yard is fully fenced with white vinyl fencing and has 2 walk-through g…

Exceptional Home for Sale in Colorado Springs

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This stunning residence for sale in Colorado Springs is the rare opportunity to own a resort style home with indoor swimming pool & putting green on a private 2.3-acre treed sanctuary. Click HERE to tour this home for sale in Colorado Springs. An entertainer’s delight, the dramatic foyer with sweeping staircase, living and dining rooms are beautifully appointed to greet your guests. The gourmet kitchen offers granite slab counters, center island and dining nook. Unwind in the inviting family room accented with rich wood paneling and gas fireplace. The spacious main level master retreat features a luxurious 5-piece bath with steam shower, jetted tub & gas fireplace. His and Her studies are ideal for telecommuting or home-based businesses. The upper level provides 2 suites with attached bathrooms, plus 2 additional bedrooms. The breezeway leads to a sprawling entertainment room – perfect for billiards, gaming, dance floor, etc. with wet bar and overlooks the indoor pool. Sure t…

Stunning Home for Sale in Colorado Springs

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Move right into this immaculate 4BR, 4BA, home for sale in Colorado Springs that is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac in Sierra Ridge backing to the community walking path. Click HERE to tour this Home for Sale in Colorado Springs. This home is loaded with upgrades throughout and shows like a model. The welcoming foyer with gleaming hardwood floors and dramatic curved stairway draws you into the sunny living room. The fully renovated gourmet kitchen is elegantly appointed with granite counters, Alder cabinets with pull-out shelving, prep sink and upgraded appliances. The kitchen adjoins the dining room and overlooks the family room making a perfect flow for entertaining. Unwind in the family room boasting soaring ceilings, cascading windows and cozy stone fireplace. Enjoy summer evenings on the expansive patios with pergola, overlooking the park-like back yard and fire pit. The luxurious master retreat provides an adjoining bath with granite counters, double vanity, soaking tub, shower …

Gorgeous Home for Sale in Colorado Springs

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Charming ranch style home for sale in Colorado Springs on a quiet cul-de-sac in Cordera featuring true main level living, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 3,064 square feet. Click HERE to tour this Home for Sale in Colorado Springs. You are greeted by extensive hardwood flooring that leads through the open floor plan to the spacious great room with gas fireplace. The perfectly appointed kitchen boasts granite counters, custom backsplash, large center island, stainless appliances & generous cabinet space. The dining room is adjacent to the great room and kitchen – ideal for entertaining. Unwind in the main level master suite providing adjoining 5-pc bathroom and walk-in closet. There is a spacious secondary bedroom on the main floor that is steps away from a full bathroom. Enjoy entertaining in the sprawling garden level basement with large family room, gaming and billiards area and dry bar. There are two additional bedrooms and full bath in the basement. Step out to the private, cover…

Move in Ready Home for Sale in Colorado Springs

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This beautiful home for sale in Colorado Springs is move-in ready and located in the heart of Briargate offering 5BR, 4BA, 3 car garage and over 3700 square feet. Click HERE to tour this Home for Sale in Colorado Springs. The inviting front porch and welcoming foyer draw you into the sunny living room. You are greeted by gleaming hardwood floors that extend through the foyer, living room, dining room and kitchen. The kitchen is beautifully appointed with granite counters, center island, pantry & breakfast nook. The kitchen adjoins the family room and formal dining room making this home ideal for entertaining large or small gatherings. Unwind in the family room featuring a cozy gas fireplace. French door leads to the office, perfectly positioned to be a quiet work space. Enjoy summer evenings on the expansive deck that overlooks the back yard. The spacious master retreat provides a luxurious 5pc bath and walk-in closet. Three spacious secondary bedrooms (two with Pikes Peak views)…

Stunning Home for Sale in Colorado Springs

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Extraordinary Broadmoor Bluffs custom home for sale in Colorado Springs nestled on a cul-de-sac amongst the tall pines of Cheyenne Mountain. Click HERE to tour this home for sale in Colorado Springs. This stucco and stone rancher features 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, oversized 3 car finished garage, 4600 SF and true main level living! The welcoming foyer with gleaming hardwood floors draw you into the sunny living room. The formal dining room is beautifully appointed with columns and lit archways. Unwind in the great room offering a stone fireplace and wall of windows overlooking the private, treed back yard. The gourmet kitchen boasts hickory cabinets, granite counters, center island, gas stove and above cabinet lighting. The adjacent dining nook features a bay window and walks out to the covered composite deck. Take in the city views and twinkling lights from the deck. The master retreat with dual sided fireplace offers a luxurious 5-piece bathroom and walk-in closet. The main level sec…
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Extraordinary custom home for sale in Colorado Springs nestled in the tall pines of Wissler Ranch offering quiet elegance yet conveniently located to I-25 and Hwy 83 with easy access to the Springs and Denver. Click HERE to tour this home for sale in Colorado Springs. This home provides an open floor plan, meticulously designed with amenities and finishes crafted to be the perfect Colorado Home. Be greeted by the stunning foyer with soaring ceilings and curved staircase. The great room boasts beamed ceilings, cascading windows with forest views and floor to ceiling stone fireplace. A Gourmet’s delight, the kitchen features commercial grade appliances, 6 burner gas stove, double ovens, granite slab counters, farm sink, wood block island with prep sink, pantry and dining nook. Extensive hardwood flooring and archways lead to the formal living/music room and dining room. Unwind in the main level master retreat that walks out to private deck and provides a luxurious 5pc bathroom with two…

Beautiful Home for Sale in Colorado Springs

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Beautiful 4BR, 4BA, 3CA home for sale in Colorado Springs situated on a quiet cul-de-sac in Peregrine offering Blodgett Peak views and District 20 schools. Click HERE to tour this Home for Sale in Colorado Springs. The inviting foyer with gleaming hardwood floors draws you into the bright, open living room. The kitchen boasts ample counter & cabinet space, walk-in pantry and dining nook. Ideal for entertaining, the kitchen adjoins the dining room and overlooks the family room. The dining room is beautifully appointed with coffered ceiling and crown molding. Unwind in the family room offering a cozy fireplace and cascading windows. Enjoy summer evenings on the composite deck overlooking the park-like setting in the backyard. French doors lead to the main level study which is perfectly situated for a quiet work space. The spacious master retreat provides an adjoining remodeled bathroom with double vanity, soaking tub, shower and His & Her walk-in closets. Two generously sized s…

Best Backyard Upgrades For Summertime Parties!

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Summertime is a great time to host outdoor parties with warmer weather and longer days to enjoy.  Bar-B-Ques, birthdays, holidays all make your backyard a perfect spot to host your next event.  This summer you need to have your space ready for any occasion so now is the time to get your backyard ready! Plus, when it comes time to sell your Colorado Springs home, your backyard improvements will help your resale value.  Our team of Colorado Springs real estate agents has a few tips on backyard upgrades for summertime parties.

Create An Inviting Space Hosting outside parties are fun and having the right space to have the festivities are important.  Some homes are built with amazing outdoor space making hosting your next big event, effortless.  However, many people have homes with a blank backyard canvas, so they can create the outdoor space that fits their needs and style.  One of the first steps when creating your outdoor area is to create a plan that makes it inviting for guests.  You w…
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Immaculate home for sale in Colorado Springs backing to Antler Creek Golf Course features 4 BR, 4 BA and 3 car garage. Click HERE to tour this home for sale in Colorado Springs. The inviting front porch and welcoming foyer draw you into the sunny living room with soaring vaulted ceilings. Archways lead to the formal dining room, beautifully appointed with coffered ceiling. The kitchen adjoins the formal dining room and overlooks the family room making a perfect flow for entertaining. The spacious kitchen provides generous counter and cabinet space, center island, double ovens, all appliances, pantry and dining nook. Unwind in the generously sized family room with dual sided gas fireplace. French doors lead to the main level office with gas fireplace. A bathroom and laundry/mud room complete the main level. The private master retreat boasts golf course views, an adjoining 5-pc bathroom, gas fireplace, and walk-in closet. Two secondary bedrooms are adjoined by a Jack-and-Jill bathroom.…

Items New Homeowners Should Have

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Congratulations! You've secured the home of your dreams with the help of your Colorado Springs real estate agent, but what now? Being a new homeowner is a cross between excitement and fear - but it's going to be such a fun adventure. Of course, with every new adventure, you need the right tools to get you through it. Here are a few items every new homeowner should have in their home.  

Wet-Dry Vacuum This can be a lifesaver in those random moments you don't think about it. From accidentally leaving the kitchen sink on to cleaning up the garage - you will want something on hand that will be able to clean up many different surfaces and materials.  It is handy and versatile so this is one home item you won't mind having around.
Fire Extinguisher If you have lived in an apartment or rental, a fire extinguisher was probably a standard piece of a equipment. You probably didn't even think twice about it being there. In your new home, there isn't a landlord who keeps a new…