June 2017

Found 6 blog entries for June 2017.

relocating to fort carson from fort riley

PCSing can be a stressful experience for any military family. In many cases, the orders come quickly and you don’t have much time to research or plan your move the way you would prefer. This is especially true when you are PCSing from two seemingly completely different towns and bases, like Fort Riley and Fort Carson.

Here are a few tips and tricks to help you with the transition:

Expect a Change in Your Athletic Performance

Colorado Springs is a high desert climate. Its high altitude results in thinner air that are more difficult to process for individuals who are used to the mid-west. Expect a transition period while your body is getting used to the new altitude. During this time, you may notice decreased run times or reduced athletic

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Saint Aubyn HomesColorado Springs is home to some of the best homebuilders in the industry. Our real estate market is proof that discerning buyers in the area focus on quality and value when it comes to purchasing a home. One of the most prominent Colorado Springs homebuilders is Saint Aubyn Homes. With a reputation for high-quality homes with attention-to-detail, Saint Aubyn Homes is a builder you should definitely have on your radar if you are considering purchasing a new construction home in Colorado Springs.

About Saint Aubyn Homes

Founded in 2009 by renowned homebuilder Jared Saint Aubyn, this new construction home company focuses on crafting high-efficiency homes that are beautiful, functional, and of a premium quality. As a leader in the local building

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Reasons to live in Pueblo, CO

A short 30-minutes outside Colorado Springs sits one of the last remaining major steel-producing cities in the United States. However, to residents who live in Pueblo, CO, the city should better be known for its culture, arts, food, and recreation. Often overlooked by buyers looking in Colorado Springs, Pueblo is an amazing city with incredible amenities and an affordable housing market that should make you look twice.

Here are 6 great reasons to live in Pueblo:

1. It’s Affordable

One of the most obvious reasons to move here is that it is affordable. According to Livability.com, the majority of homes in Pueblo are below $299,000 with the majority of home values ranging from $50,000-$149,000. This is in stark contrast to many neighborhoods in

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New home inspection

During the construction of a new home, your builder acts as a conductor would in an orchestra. The builder is the person in charge of coordinating all the smaller contractors and builders who are involved in the main construction of your home. Carpenters, electricians, plumbers, painters, are just a few of the people involved.

With so many cooks in the kitchen, it is imperative for the builder to keep track of everything and inspect the progress. Not only does the builder make sure the project is running on schedule, they also make sure everything is up to standard.

Before Closing

A couple weeks before the closing date, your builder will most likely walk through the home and make several notes of things that must be changed or repaired before

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Reasons to work with a discount real estate broker

When it comes to hiring a real estate agent, the saying, “you get what you pay for” rings true. We see many Realtors® advertise their services online offering rebates and discounts for homebuyers— especially here in The Springs. If you think these Realtors sound too good to be true, they definitely are.

Discount Realtors are easy to find but they are also something you should avoid if you are selling or buying a home. The initial discount or rebate is not worth the hassle and trouble of working with an inexperienced and unprepared individual.

Here are 3 reasons why you should avoid working with a discount real estate broker:

1. They Can Lack Proper Training and Experience

Training to be Realtor takes time and money. Offering reliable

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Relocating to Fort Carson from Fort Bliss

If you have never experienced the wonders of Colorado Springs, moving here can feel like a bit of a shock. Situated in a high desert, Colorado Springs offers some of most breathtaking scenery in the country, but that's not all it has going for it. With a thriving economy and huge military presence, there's a reason Colorado Springs has been dubbed the Best Hometown in the Military. 

Its strong military presence and friendly community make Colorado Springs a great option for active service members and veterans alike. Before you start looking at homes for sale near Fort Carson, Here are 6 more things you should know about Colorado Springs before you PCS here:

1. Low Property Taxes

Although taxes are based on the individual home and lot, in

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