December 2016

Found 4 blog entries for December 2016.

New Years Resolutions for the Home

For many individuals, New Years is a transformative time. It’s when we can take a look back on the year behind us and make some productive or healthy resolutions to make life better in the upcoming year.

New Year’s resolutions are not only for individuals looking to lose weight or quit smoking; it’s also a great idea to make some resolutions for your home. Here are some examples of New Year’s resolutions to make your home better in 2017:

Save Money on Interest with an Extra Mortgage Payment

One of the best ways to drastically reduce your mortgage term and actually save money in the long-term is by making a few extra mortgage payments. Whether it’s making a large lump sum payment or simply adding a little bit more each time you pay, you could

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Reasons to list your home during the holidays

The holidays are a bittersweet time to be trying to sell a home. Amidst the trips to the shopping mall and the seemingly endless holiday parties, you also have to factor in home showings and open houses too. Admittedly, it might not be the easiest time to sell a home, but it can still be very fruitful. Here are some big reasons why listing at this time of the year can be very rewarding.

Target Motivated Buyers

Firstly, the homebuyers in the market right now are typically quite focused and eager to buy. They’re not backing down, regardless of the festivities. They want to find a home and they’re ready to make a move.

Less Inventory

Another benefit to listing your home during the holidays is that it will be amongst a smaller selection of

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Holiday events for every budget in Colorado Springs

Festive Date Ideas

Sleigh Rides at Lazy C Ranch

sleigh rides at Lazy C RanchIf you’re looking for the perfect proposal or relaxing date night, this could be it. Enjoy a sleigh ride with the Percheron draft horses from the ranch, then cap it all off with a dinner and dance later in the evening. Seats fill up fast so be sure to give the ranch a call to reserve your spot!

When: 4:30 PM, all winter long.
Where: M Lazy C Ranch in Lake George
Cost: $60 per person for adults

Christmas Symphony

From Bach to Mendelssohn, savor the serenades of the Colorado Springs Chorale as they perform holiday classics.

When: Sunday December 18 at 2:30 PM
Where: Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: $21 - $64 per person

Free Holiday Events In The Springs

Santa and the

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Emerging trends in real estate

Pricewaterhouse Cooper (PwC), in partnership with the Urban Land Institute, recently released the annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate® report to highlight what investors and developers can anticipate in the year to come. Last year, the report predicted that more Millennials would be looking to suburbs for homes and there would be a large push for more urban agriculture and alternative housing projects. This years predictions build on the previous ones and look to the future for the next phase of real estate. 

1. A Kinder Real Estate Market

Several markets across the country, especially Colorado Springs, experienced record-breaking transactions this year in terms of volume and prices. While the markets continue to shock and impress, there is

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