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Zillow & Trulia No Longer Receive Data From Our Local MLSZillow is one of the best real estate websites ever created. The user experience on Zillow is excellent, which is why it has become the #1 real estate website in the country. Trulia runs a close 2nd to Zillow for having an extremely well-polished consumer interface. They both have invested millions of dollars into the development of their websites, and many people use them all across the country everyday. Recently, Zillow bought Trulia. Most industry professionals expected the merger to cause the real estate giants to dominate the online space even more than they already have. However, something happened on April 7th of 2015 that changed Zillow and Trulia’s usability in Colorado Springs and many other local markets across the country. It’s a little

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January 2015 Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report

 

The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market for February, 2015

According to the new data released by the Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS®, the Colorado Springs real estate market is steadily selling inventory, while also gaining more home buyers, following the same trends from the end of 2014. Let's take a look at the February 2015 real estate market numbers for Colorado Springs:

February 2015 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

  • New Listings: 1,127 (Down +5.8% from last year)
  • Sold Listings: 717 (Up +25.1% from last year)
  • Total Active Listings: 2,429 (No Data from last year)
  • Median Sales Price: $225,000 (Up +14.8% from last year)
  • Total Under Contract: 1,974 (No Data from last year)
  • List To Sold Price Ratio:
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January 2015 Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report

 

The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market for January, 2015

According to the new data released by the Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS®, the Colorado Springs real estate market is steadily selling inventory, while also gaining more home buyers, following the same trends from the end of 2014. Even with an increased number of sales from 2014, the average days on the market numbers are still remarkably high, compared to this time last year. Let's take a look at the January 2015 real estate market numbers for Colorado Springs:

January 2015 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics

  • New Listings: 1,082 (Down -10.9% from last year)
  • Sold Listings: 636 (Up +6.7% from last year)
  • Total Active Listings: 2,470 (Down -23.5% from last
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December 2014 Colorado Springs Real Estate Market Report

 

The Colorado Springs Real Estate Market for Decemeber, 2014

According to the new data released by the Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS®, the Colorado Springs real estate market is steadily selling inventory, while also gaining more home buyers, following the same trends from October & Novemeber. Even with an increased number of sales from 2013, the average days on the market numbers are still remarkably high, compared to this time last year. When local data shows conflicting information like this, it is usually a sign that the market will be shifting soon. I'm expecting 2015 to continue in sales growth, as it has over the past year. Let's take a look at the Decemeber 2014 real estate market numbers for Colorado Springs:

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colorado wildfire black forestEvery year, Colorado’s residential areas grow and spread into new terrain that was previously wild. This causes the vegetation to be adjusted and disrupted to facilitate new development. The problem is that Colorado Wildfires do not always agree with these changes. Colorado has historically always had wildfires and needs them to maintain a natural harmony between the dead shrubbery and the new plant growth to come.

A “Must See” Documentary About Colorado Wildfires

The Denver Post just created an impressive video documentary about the Colorado wildfire process and how it has changed over the years. If you are a resident of Colorado, or are planning to move here, I highly recommend watching this short documentary. It does a great job of explaining the

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