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best neighborhoods in colorado springs - 2019 edition

There’s a lot to love about living in The Springs. Having won numerous awards for Best City to Live in, the city’s great desirability, booming economy, and quality of life are enough to make anyone want to stay. One of the biggest factors when buying a home is deciding if the neighborhood will work with your lifestyle. The Springs is really fortunate that nearly every neighborhood is a great neighborhood, but we just want to shine a light on those that are considered the best of the best based on local perspectives and crime rates.

Here are the best neighborhoods in Colorado Springs this year.

Rockrimmon

Just a few minutes north of the city’s center, neighborhoods in Northwest Colorado Springs epitomize everything that’s to be desired in a

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Between Powers Boulevard and Marksheffel Road northeast of downtown Colorado Springs, there is a large, up-and-coming neighborhood great for growing families.

And the name of this amazing community?

It's Stetson Hills! With an amazing selection of new homes, excellent schools, and fantastic parks, this neighborhood has everything. So, there's just one question...

What are you waiting for?

Any more questions? Then read on to find out more about Stetson Hills...

Homes in Stetson Hills

Stetson Hills has all manner of single family homes from 2000 to 5000 square feet in size. In Stetson Hills your huge garage will face a quiet, safe, double-sidewalked street, lined with beautiful Colorado landscaping.

And the backyard? Spacious,

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You've probably heard by now that Colorado Springs has been tipped as one of the hottest real estate markets for 2019. This shouldn't surprise anyone who lives here, as we all know why this city is a great place to live.

So, Colorado Springs will be performing well compared to other markets in the year to come. However, the national real estate market is expected to slow somewhat in the coming year, and Colorado Springs won't be spared from this trend.

Explore Colorado Springs homes today!

2019 forecasts are predicting a market stabilization between buyers and sellers, although the changing winds might prompt some would-be buyers to hold off on a new home until the picture becomes clearer.

To help resolve some of the uncertainty, we can

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Why Winter Is a Great Time to Sell in Colorado Springs

Prevailing wisdom says that the winter months are not a good time to sell a home. But why? 

Well, for a start, the weather makes it hard for buyers to get out and view properties. Homes also don't look their absolute best, and most people don't look forward to packing, moving, and unpacking their stuff in the midst of all the snow and ice.

And we're no exception here in Colorado Springs. Though this city is, in many ways, a winter paradise, our potential snow season is long and snowy, especially in March, right before the spring thaw.

Yes, it's great here for skiing and relaxing in front of the fire, but not so much for major life changes.

As a result of all of these factors, less people look to sell in winter, so the holiday season has

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3 great neighborhoods near fort carson, colorado springs, co

Fort Carson is quite the feature in Colorado Spring's overall landscape. In many ways it's like a city all of its own, sandwiched between the soaring Cheyenne Mountains and the Interstate 25 highway.

So, if you find yourself stationed at this city-within-a-city, you'll probably also be looking to relocate to one of its outer suburbs. Well...you're in luck.

The areas around Fort Carson offer a diverse mix of affordable homes, family-friendly amenities, and a convenient commute times. If that sounds like what you're looking for, then read on for information on 3 great neighborhoods near Fort Carson.

1. Stratmoor

The residential community of Stratmoor lies southeast of downtown Colorado Springs along the I-25 Highway, just a bit

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community spotlight: cumberland green, colorado springs, co

Are you looking to enjoy the best that Colorado Springs has to offer, but still yearn for the great outdoors and the peace of Colorado's expansive countryside?

Well, look no further, Cumberland Green might be the development community for you!

Not only does this community boast affordable and stylish homes, but you'll also be able to enjoy the numerous parks, open spaces, and pastureland on all sides. Could it get any better?

Yes! Since this community also hosts its very own elementary school - Eagleside Elementary - and the charming town of Fountain lies just a stone's throw away.

Read on to find out more...

Military Relocation

You might think that the best thing about living just outside of Colorado Springs in Cumberland Green

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Why Colorado Springs Real Estate?

As we look forward to 2019, it’s also a great time to reflect on the status of the real estate market through December, and compare it to the previous year.

While many Colorado Springs homebuyers may choose to halt their search through the colder season, the latter months of 2018 prove it can be worthwhile to buy Colorado Springs real estate in the winter. With a multitude of inventory options and less competition in the market, homebuyers at this time of year may actually have a better chance at their dream Colorado Springs property.

Explore Colorado Springs homes today!

Regardless of season, Colorado Springs homes for sale never cease to amaze. Complete with convenient access to local businesses and

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4 best colorado springs neighborhoods for families

Colorado Springs is a very desirable city for families. The great schools, beautiful surroundings, and abundance of family-friendly activities all make Colorado Springs one of the most kid-friendly cities around.

If you're moving to Colorado Springs, or relocating within Colorado Springs, you'll probably want some inside information on the best family neighborhoods in this fun and safe city.

Here's a list of the 4 best places to raise a family in Colorado springs.

Broadmoor

The Broadmoor area is an obvious choice when it comes to any list of the top neighborhoods in Colorado Springs.

It's big, green, beautiful, and has a lot of attractions for residents and tourists alike. If you're taking a family vacation in Colorado Springs, then

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Colorado Ski Resorts with Military Discounts

For those who love to hit the slopes, it just doesn’t get any better than the challenging downhills offered by the Rocky Mountains. Residents of Colorado Springs are just a few hours away from some of the best alpine resorts in the country. What’s even better than a powder day? A cheaper rate for your lift ticket –something that many resorts currently offer for active duty military members.

The season typically runs from now until the end of April, so military families still have plenty of time to take advantage of these great discounts!

Always Check The Base First

The ITT office on base is always a good place to start if you’re planning a trip to the mountains. In addition to hooking you up with a cheaper lift ticket, they can also hook you

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holiday greetings from the mhs team, military home search

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Seasons Greetings, Clients and friends!

I have to start by saying we absolutely loved seeing nearly 400 MHS friends at our Annual Christmas Party on December 1st at The Summit Interquest.  Between bowling, laser tag, brunch, games, and giveaways, the party flew by in the blink of an eye!  In addition to seeing so many clients between closings, pop by visits, and client events this year, we have also been receiving so many amazing holiday cards in the mail from everyone.  They are so fun to open and read, so we are returning the favor, from the MHS family.

Here is our holiday letter to you!

Brooke Hancock

Let's start with our Client Care Coordinator and Licensed Assistant, Brooke Hancock. Brooke, and

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