Colorado Springs Real Estate INSIDER

The Ultimate Home Sellers To Do Checklist Infographic

 You can CLICK HERE to download a printable PDF checklist of this information.

Click Here To Pin This List PinterestGetting your house ready to put on the market can seem like an overwhelming task. Simplify the job by tackling one room at a time, with this handy checklist.

If you are short on time, it's especially important to remember to prioritize this list. Cleaning, packing up & de-cluttering should be your top priority. You want to make your home look as new as possible if you want to get the most out of your sale, in the least amount of time. Consult with your REALTOR early on in the process for the best results.

 WHOLE HOUSE: Objectively Evaluate Every Room!

Home buyers are going to be much more critical of your home than they are of their own. Most people don't

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July 2016 Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report

 

The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report for July 2016

According to the new data released by the Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS® for July 2016, the Colorado Springs real estate market is finally starting to balance out a little, after a crazy record breaking April.

The Bottom line:

July had slightly less homes sold than the previous month and the median sales price dropped a bit, signifying a slight change in our market.

Let's take a look at the July 2016 real estate market numbers for Colorado Springs:

July 2016 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

  • New Listings: 1,932 (Up +2.6% from last year)
  • Sold Listings: 1,485 (Up +8.0% from last year)
  • Total Active Listings: 2,780 (Down -18.5% from last year)
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10 Things You'll Love About Colorado Springs Infograph

Colorado Springs, Colorado is one of the greatest cities on Earth. Seriously, it's amazing. I absolutely love living here. It was recently ranked as the 5th Best Place to Live in the United States by US News and World Report. For this reason, many people are relocating here.

If you're moving to Colorado Springs from another part of the country (or the world), chances are high that you’re moving up your quality of life. Your relocation to Colorado Springs should be a pleasant experience. We’ve created this article and infographic to help explain some of the reasons why many people love Colorado Springs, Colorado. It’s an easy city to fall in love with.

 

Here's 10 Reasons Why You'll Love Colorado Springs

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Colorado Springs has some of the best outdoor activities in

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May 2016 Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report

 

The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report for June 2016

According to the new data released by the Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS® for June 2016, the Colorado Springs real estate market is finally starting to balance out a little, after a crazy record breaking April.

The Bottom line:

June was the best month for sales in our city's history. Total under contract numbers were down over the last two months though and our inventory is slowly starting to come back after the crazy Spring market.

Let's take a look at the June 2016 real estate market numbers for Colorado Springs:

June 2016 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

  • New Listings: 2,065 (Up +9.0% from last year)
  • Sold Listings: 1,651 (Up +15.2% from last
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How Do Human Emotions and Logic Effect Which House We Buy

When people shop for a house, there are predictable behavioral patterns that occur throughout the process. The internal struggle between emotion and logic is common with home buyers. Everyone wants to buy a home that they love AND that has great features for resale. The challenge for home buyers is to find that perfect balance between what's practical and what's charming.

Emotion and logic are two human traits that are at odds with each other when shopping for a home. The struggle is real. Knowing how each trait can affect your decision making process while shopping for a home can help ease stress and allow you to feel in control of the buying process.

There are unique variations of the "emotion versus logic" battle. Sometimes the tension is

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May 2016 Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report

 

The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report for May 2016

According to the new data released by the Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS® for May 2016, the Colorado Springs real estate market is finally starting to balance out a little, after a crazy record breaking April.

The Bottom line:

April was the craziest month that we have had in years. May is showing signs of slowing down (but not much), which means we may be past the peak of the market for this year. This sales boom we've experience this year has pushed our median sales price way up to $262,000.

Let's take a look at the May 2016 real estate market numbers for Colorado Springs:

May 2016 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

  • New Listings: 1,955 (Up +6.0% from
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April 2016 Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report

 

The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report for April 2016

According to the new data released by the Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS® for April 2016, the Colorado Springs real estate market is still struggling to find enough homes to meet the demands of the intense home buying market.

The Bottom line:

We are now at an average of only 36 days on the market for all sales combined. Many homes are selling within hours. We listed this home in Fountain and sold it within 6 hours of being on the market. Homes in the lower price ranges are selling within hours.

Let's take a look at the April 2016 real estate market numbers for Colorado Springs:

April 2016 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

  • New Listings: 1,952 (Up
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This step-by-step guide will walk you through each step of the home buying process. Use it as reference and remember to ask your REALTOR® anytime you have questions. Your REALTOR® will help you through each step.

How To Buy A House Step By Step Guide Inforgraphic

 

The home buying process can be an intense journey, but it's much easier when you have a clear path and clear expectations. This guide is designed to help you through the process. Let's get started!

 Step 1: Prepare Your Finances to Buy A House

Preparing your finances is the very first step in buying a home. This will allow you to find the price range that fits your budget before you start looking at homes. If you begin your home search in a higher price range than you are approved for, you are setting yourself up for disappointment.  Start preparing your finances right

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February 2016 Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report

 

The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report for March 2016

According to the new data released by the Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS®, the Colorado Springs real estate market is still struggling to find enough homes to meet the demands of the intense home buying market.

The Bottom line:

We are still on track to sell more homes than we currently have on the market this month. We simply need more homes to meet buyer demand.

Let's take a look at the March 2016 real estate market numbers for Colorado Springs:

March 2016 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

  • New Listings: 1,790 (Up +9.4% from last year)
  • Sold Listings: 1,172 (Up +13.9% from last year)
  • Total Active Listings: 1,941 (Down -23.6% from last year)
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February 2016 Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report

 

The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report for February 2016

According to the new data released by the Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS®, the Colorado Springs real estate market is still struggling to find enough homes to meet the demands of the intense home buying market.

The Bottom line:

We are still on track to sell more homes than we currently have on the market this month. We simply need more homes to meet buyer demand.

Let's take a look at the February2016 real estate market numbers for Colorado Springs:

February 2016 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

  • New Listings: 1,250 (Up +9.9% from last year)
  • Sold Listings: 870 (Up +17.6% from last year)
  • Total Active Listings: 1,762 (Down -27.5% from last
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