January 2017

Found 4 blog entries for January 2017.

Lauren Schneider wins Top Agent Award by Challenger Homes

Top Real Estate Agent award by Challenger HomesOne of the largest homebuilders in Colorado Springs has named Lauren Schneider, MilitaryHomeSearch.com’s founder and REALTOR, their Top Real Estate Agent of 2016. The award was presented to Lauren on Thursday, January 26 in recognition of her achievement for selling the most Challenger Homes that year. She sold a total of 10 homes in 4 different developments to active duty, reservists, and veterans. This is Lauren’s first award since becoming a Realtor and she looks forward to another year of working closely with Challenger Homes and helping even more families find a beautiful new home.

When it comes to helping her clients buy a new construction home, Lauren prides herself on always being there at every stage of the building process. From

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Best Coffee Shops in Colorado Springs

Some of the greatest perks to living in The Springs are the craft beer, fine dining, and cool coffee shops that can be found in town. People here work hard, play hard, and love to gather over good food in their down time. So, what makes a good coffee shop great? For starters, it all comes down to the beans. A good environment, friendly staff, and house-made snacks also go a long way.

Whether you’re a coffee aficionado or just enjoy it for its warmth and energizing effects, these five shops in Colorado Springs are a must-visit for residents and tourists alike!

1. Switchback Roasters

Colorado Springs coffee shop pours americanoInspired by the beauty of the Rocky Mountains and the importance of social interaction, Switchback Roasters is a locally owned and operated shop that aims to

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what you need to know before buying home insurance

Home insurance is single-most important thing you can have to protect your largest investment, and if you’re financing a home with a mortgage, there’s a very good chance you’ll be required to have it. However, not every insurance policy is created equal and it pays to do your homework. If disaster strikes, you don’t want to be left wondering: am I really covered for that?

Here are some things to watch for if you’re in the market for home insurance:

Know What You Need

The foundation of every insurance policy is its level of coverage. A twenty year-old home is going to require a different policy than a new construction one, as will mobile homes and condominiums.

For many homeowners, insurance is one of those things they buy once and forget

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Real estate investing

We’ve seen first-hand just how much the real estate industry has flourished over the past few years, and the same can be said about the rental market as well. Immense job growth in various sectors, desirable quality of life, and surprising affordability are drawing more and more residents each month to the area, and although there have been several new housing developments in the region, the demand is still putting strong pressure on the supply, driving up rents across the city.

Job Growth Attracting More Residents To The Springs

Based on demographic and economic figures, experts remain confident that this growth is here to stay. According to the Colorado Real Estate Journal, El Paso County is expected to see an increase of 300,000 new residents

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