Showing posts from May, 2019

Home Tours: What Should You Be Looking For?

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 a few things to look at when touring your next home.

Don’t Judge By The Paint Job It can be easy to get whisked off into a home by the color of the walls. If they are a nice trendy gray, you may find yourself naturally loving the home, but missing some key things that would be a no go. On the other hand, you may walk in and be greeted by bold purple & red walls and immediately want to run away - yet miss the great potential that only a new color could …

It's Graduation Week for USAFA Class of 2019!

With Colorado Springs being home to the U.S. Air Force Academy, we take great pride in honoring the graduating cadets each year who successfully make it to graduation. Four years of hard work and dedication have finally paid off. Join the 61st graduating class of the U.S. Air Force Academy as they receive their diplomas and commission as second lieutenants. Here are some details on Graduation Week for the Class of 2019!

Graduation Week Details
Graduation Week for the Class of 2019, and the 61st Graduating Class begins on Friday, 24 May and concludes with the Graduation Ceremony at Falcon Stadium on Thursday, 30 May. Graduation Week is comprised of many activities and events across the U.S. Air Force Academy. Cadets and their guests take part in receptions, award ceremonies, baccalaureate services, concerts, parades, air demonstrations, and commissioning ceremonies. The week culminates at Falcon Stadium with the Graduation Ceremony. Speakers rotate between the President of the United St…

April Market Snapshot with the MacGuire Team

We're beginning to see a rise in the real estate market, which compared to the previous quarter is wonderful news! With a new month means new local real estate market conditions in El Paso County, Colorado. Check out the market insights of what April looked like and how it may affect you if you are planning on selling or buying a Colorado Springs home.

Average Days On Market
As of April, we still saw a lower average of inventory sitting just 31 days on the market, compared to the historically recorded 67 days. Because of a lack of inventory, homes are still selling more quickly, leaving the market looking slimmer than last year. We are seeing an increase in inventory as we gain traction into the 2nd quarter. However, the low inventory tells us this quicker sell time could continue until the market sees a surge in available properties for sale. This is great news for the seller who's hoping to move their property quickly.

Listing vs. Sales Prices
Sales prices as of March have bee…

Step Inside this Beautiful 2-Story Home in Promontory Pointe!

If you're relocating to the Colorado Springs area, the MacGuire Team would love to put our experience and knowledge of the Colorado Springs area to work for you! 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 beautiful featured properties that would be perfect for the relocating family.

15676 Transcontinental Drive
Area: Northgate
Price: $557,500
MLS: 9997047
Schools: Lewis Palmer District 38
# Bedrooms: 4
# Bathrooms: 4
Garage: 3-Car

Step inside this beautiful 2-story home in Promontory Pointe offering sweeping views of Pikes Peak, USAFA & the Front Range. You are greeted by soaring ceilings and hickory hardwood flooring that draw you into the sunny living and dining rooms. The kitchen adjoins the dining room and overlooks the family room making a perfect flow for entertaining. The beautifully appointed kitchen boasts granite counters,…

Your Guide to Colorado Springs Summer Camps!

Growing up, if you ever had the chance to experience what summer camp is all about, you know just how much fun it can be for kids. It provides profound positive effects that are instilled into you as an adult, and you probably want something just as great for your own kids. But if you didn’t go to camp as a child, you may not realize just how good the experience is for children. So this week, we're sharing with you some information about the wonderful benefits that summer camp can provide for kids, as well as information on some local Colorado Springs summer camps to check out!

5 Benefits of Summer Camp
1. Engage in Physical Activities
As children spend so much time these days inside and mostly sitting down, camp provides a wonderful opportunity to move. Running, swimming, jumping, hiking, climbing! Camp is action!

2. Grow More Independent
Camp is the perfect place for kids to practice making decisions for themselves without parents and teachers guiding every move. Managing their dai…