reasons to buy a home in the fall

As you wind down from the excitement of a summer that was filled with family gatherings, nights out with friends, barbecues in the backyard, and weekends floating peacefully in a lake somewhere, it’s time to focus your thoughts on buying that new home that you have been thinking about. Why would you want to do this in the fall I can hear you thinking! There are many reasons for listing in the fall and after this blog post, we know you’ll be ready to run out and buy your first or next home! Ok, maybe not run out, but at least be more informed after reviewing the following 6 reasons for listing in the fall.

1. Homes Are Priced Lower

Realty Trac states that October is actually the best time to purchase a home. They looked at over 32 million home

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New Team Members - Military Home Search

The Military Home Search team recently welcomed a few new additions to our lineup of Colorado Springs real estate specialists. We’d like to formally introduce you to Sara, Cassie, and Monique. These three share first-hand experience with military life and bring their own unique expertise to our roster of relocation professionals.

Cassie Desbouillons, REALTOR®

Cassie DesbouillonsCassie was born and raised in Colorado Springs and is intimately familiar with every nook and neighborhood in the city. In 2012 her husband joined the Army, and their family was relocated to Fort Benning in Georgia for three years. As an army wife, Cassie knows how exciting and stressful each day can be, and is personally familiar with the process of PCSing from base to base.

When not

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Colorado Springs real estate market report - August 2017

The fall of 2017 is set to launch, and things are looking strong. Single-family and patio homes are increasing, with sales leaping ahead since the same time last year. The number of homes sold in 2017 galloped past the records in 2016, and the speed of sales doesn’t seem to be dropping anytime soon. If you’re looking to sell your home, now would be the perfect time to do it before sales peter off for the winter season.

A Record Hot Year for Sellers

Because of the incredible year it’s been already, sellers are putting more homes up for sale than ever. To put things into perspective, in 2016, there were 1,595 new listings on the market and 1,452 homes sold. In 2017 so far, there have been 1,716 new listings and 1,658 sold. That’s an 8.1% increase

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8143 Belleterre Dr in Fountain, CO

Update: 4025 Star View is currently under contract after just four days on the market, garnering lots and interest and multiple offers! Looking for homes similar to this one? Let us know! We'd love to help you find your ideal house, condo, or townhome in Colorado Springs. 

Just listed in Fountain is this great modern home in Cross Creek at Mesa Ridge. With 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and 1,688 Sq. Ft. of open-concept living, this two-story house would make a great first-home for young buyers and families.

As soon as you step into this contemporary home, the first thing you'll notice is the open living room, with glossy hardwood floors and entertainment center with recessed shelving for extra storage. Adjacent to the living room is the kitchen and

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2538 sierra dr Colorado Springs

Looking for a spacious family home that won’t break the budget? This generous home for sale in Villa Loma offers 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and just under 3,000 Sq. Ft. of living space. The home itself was built in the late 1970s but has recently had a new driveway installed and offers additional gravel parking for a boat or RV.

The kitchen has also had some recent additions as well, featuring matching stainless-steel appliances which will make meal prepping a breeze. Whether you’re a large or small family, there’s so much to appreciate in this home. There's space for everyone, and the extra bedrooms make it easy to set up a home office, playroom, media room, or simply have as extra guest rooms—the choice is yours! 

The backyard is one of this

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Located just minutes to downtown Colorado Springs, this new listing is perfect for young families looking for an updated interior that won’t break the bank. Featuring 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a 2-car garage, and 1,526 sq. ft. of stylish living space. Your family will truly be at home in this beautiful house.

This house was built in 2000 and has been well taken care of throughout its life. The first floor is tiled so you and the kids can run in and out with muddy shoes and not have to worry about damaging the floor. The spacious kitchen is open to the family room providing an open concept eating and lounging area. There is also a large pantry with ample space for all your canned goods and cereal. Also on the main floor is the laundry room and a

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4025 Star View - Townhome for sale in Creekview Townhomes

Update: 4025 Star View went under contract after just four days on the market, garnering lots and interest and multiple offers! Looking for homes similar to this one? Let us know! We'd love to help you find your ideal house, condo, or townhome in Colorado Springs. 

Tucked away in a charming townhome community in Northeast Colorado Springs, this hot new listing is a must-see for first-time buyers! Featuring 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a 2-car garage, and a spacious, 2-story 1,682 floorplan, this home has the space you want and the conveniences you need for a price you’ll love.

Built in 2007, this home has been very well cared for over the years and is in like-new condition. The main level is where you’ll dine and entertain, while the upstairs is

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The lighthouse program for veterans and va loans

The Lighthouse program at Veterans United Home Loans is a complimentary credit consulting program that helps military service members and veteran homebuyers overcome credit issues so they might qualify for a VA home Loan. The Lighthouse program is a complimentary service that provides veterans with guidance on paying off debts, improving credit scores and more financial knowledge.

Credit issues affect so many people all over the country, but our veterans especially have the additional issues of frequent moves, lost bill notifications, deployments, training, and other calls of duty. After speaking with one of Veterans United’s Lighthouse home loan consultants, people are able to get guidance on improving their credit portfolio almost immediately

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June 2017 real estate market report

As we enter into summer and the barometer starts to climb, so has the Colorado Springs housing market, and June 2017 did not disappoint. This month the housing market surpassed PPAR’s record—which was set in 2016—for the most amount of homes sold, bringing the total number of sold listings in Colorado Springs in June to 1,991. That includes all the listings including Single Family/Patio homes, condos, and townhomes. Although this is a significant improvement from February’s low, if the year-over-year trend is to continue, we might have reached the peak of home sales for 2017. Don’t worry though, the Colorado Springs real estate market is still up from last year’s numbers across almost every category and, based on past numbers, if inventory numbers

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5048 Briscoglen dr - house for sale

Located in the lush foothills of The Horns, this one-of-a-kind home in Broadmoor Glen is a hidden gem that’s not to be missed. The home was built in 2004 and features 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms spread throughout a generous 4,725 sq. ft., 2-story floorplan. Residents of this home enjoy picture-perfect views of Cheyenne Mountain and the low-lying areas of Colorado Springs below.

The Broadmoor is known for its luxury properties, and 5048 Biscoglen Drive is no exception. In the gourmet kitchen, you’ll find high-end appliances, stone countertops, and a convenient breakfast bar with its own sink. As you move throughout the residence, you’ll explore a mix of hardwood flooring, high ceilings, and decorative windows throughout each generous room.

Do you

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