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There are few things in life as intimidating as buying your first house. The knowledge needed to buy your first home will include learning about several different professional industries; including the mortgage, real estate, inspection, appraisal, title, and insurance industries. This article will give you an in-depth look at the home buying process, and help relieve some of the tension that you may feel as you venture through the home buying process for the first time.

Here's a step-by-step infograph of all the important topics that we will cover in this first-time home buyers guide.

First Time Home Buyer Tips - How To Buy Your First House

Now that we have established a good visual guide to help you through the home buying process, let's dig a little deeper and get into the details involved

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September 2019 Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Statistics Infographic

 

The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Insider Report: September 2019

According to the new data released by the Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS® for September 2019, the Colorado Springs real estate market is doing great.

The Bottom line:

Our market is still on a 10-year appreciation run. Our prices keep going up, even when sales slightly go down.

Let's take a look at the September 2019 real estate market for Colorado Springs:

September 2019 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

  • New Listings: 1,421 (Up +9.5% from last year)
  • Sold Listings: 1,394 (Down +6.3% from last year)
  • Total Active Listings: 2,089 (Down -14.7% from last year)
  • Median Sales Price: $325,500 (Up +6.5% from last year)
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The two most important questions that home sellers want to know the answer to are “How much is my house worth?” and “How long will it take to sell my house?”. Many people will base the answer to these questions off of their neighbor’s recent experience selling their home.

5 Tips To Sell Your House Faster Than Your NeighborsIf your neighbor’s house recently took 6 months to sell, then it seems likely that your house may take 6 months to sell as well, right? Not necessarily. There are numerous factors that determine how quickly a home will sell.

Sometimes it can take a long time to sell a home because the neighborhood is far from town and there are fewer buyers in the area. Under these circumstances, you may be correct in assuming that your house will take a while to sell. For people who live within

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August 2019 Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Statistics Infographic

 

The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Insider Report: August 2019

According to the new data released by the Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS® for August 2019, the Colorado Springs real estate market is doing great.

The Bottom line:

This July had nearly the exact same amount of homes sold as we did at this time last.

Let's take a look at the August 2019 real estate market for Colorado Springs:

August 2019 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

  • New Listings: 1,842 (Up +3.1% from last year)
  • Sold Listings: 1,542 (Up +0.9% from last year)
  • Total Active Listings: 2,194 (Down -9.2% from last year)
  • Median Sales Price: $330,000 (Up +4.8% from last year)
  • List To Sold Price Ratio: 99.6% (Up +0.1%
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June 2019 Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Statistics Infographic

 

The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Insider Report: July 2019

According to the new data released by the Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS® for July 2019, the Colorado Springs real estate market is doing great.

The Bottom line:

This July broke the record for homes sold in comparison with every other July in our MLS' history.

Let's take a look at the July 2019 real estate market for Colorado Springs:

July 2019 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

  • New Listings: 1,852 (Down -1.7% from last year)
  • Sold Listings: 1,662 (Up +4.4% from last year)
  • Total Active Listings: 2,199 (Down -7.8% from last year)
  • Median Sales Price: $332,000 (Up +7.8% from last year)
  • List To Sold Price Ratio: 100.0% (
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June 2019 Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Statistics Infographic

 

The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Insider Report: June 2019

According to the new data released by the Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS® for June 2019, the Colorado Springs real estate market is doing great.

The Bottom line:

June was another very busy month in Colorado Springs. It was nearly identical to June of 2018, with just s slight drop in the amount of homes sold.

Let's take a look at the June 2019 real estate market for Colorado Springs:

June 2019 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

  • New Listings: 2,053 (Down -0.1% from last year)
  • Sold Listings: 1,651 (Down -5.0% from last year)
  • Total Active Listings: 2,122 (Down -1.9% from last year)
  • Median Sales Price: $331,000 (Up +1.9%
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May 2019 Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Statistics Infographic

 

The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Insider Report: May 2019

According to the new data released by the Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS® for May 2019, the Colorado Springs real estate market is doing great.

The Bottom line:

May was another very busy month in Colorado Springs. It was nearly identical to May of 2018.

Let's take a look at the May 2019 real estate market for Colorado Springs:

May 2019 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

  • New Listings: 2,114 Up +2.4% from last year)
  • Sold Listings: 1,546 (SAME as last year)
  • Total Active Listings: 1,849 (Down -1.9% from last year)
  • Median Sales Price: $329,250 (Up +3.8% from last year)
  • List To Sold Price Ratio: 100.1% (Down -0.4% from last
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April 2019 Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Statistics Infographic

 

The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Insider Report: April 2019

According to the new data released by the Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS® for April 2019, the Colorado Springs real estate market is on track for another busy year.

The Bottom line:

April was a very busy month. This year has potential to break records set in 2017. Will it go that high? ... Stay tuned!

Let's take a look at the April 2019 real estate market for Colorado Springs:

April 2019 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

  • New Listings: 1,924 Down -2.4% from last year)
  • Sold Listings: 1,320 (UP +2.6% from last year)
  • Total Active Listings: 1,572 (Up +3.1% from last year)
  • Median Sales Price: $328,000 (Up +7.5% from last
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March 2019 Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Statistics Infographic

 

The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Insider Report: March 2019

According to the new data released by the Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS® for March 2019, the Colorado Springs real estate market is on track for another busy year.

The Bottom line:

March was a very busy month. It felt similar to this time last year when the inventory was very low and buyers in the lower price ranges had a hard getting their offers accepted.

Let's take a look at the March 2019 real estate market for Colorado Springs:

March 2019 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

  • New Listings: 1,525 Down -13.3% from last year)
  • Sold Listings: 1,224 (Down -0.6% from last year)
  • Total Active Listings: 1,461 (Up +6.6% from last
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February 2019 Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Statistics Infographic

 

The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Insider Report: February 2019

According to the new data released by the Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS® for February 2019, the Colorado Springs real estate market is on track for another busy year.

The Bottom line:

2018 was a busy year for real estate in Colorado Springs. So far, the stats for January and February of 2019 are very close to 2018's numbers.

Let's take a look at the February 2019 real estate market for Colorado Springs:

February 2019 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

  • New Listings: 1,215 Down -1.5% from last year)
  • Sold Listings: 923 (Down -2.4% from last year)
  • Total Active Listings: 1,518 (Up +23.5% from last year)
  • Median Sales
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