February 2020

Found 9 blog entries for February 2020.

What Events Are Taking Place This March in Colorado Springs, CO?While many look forward to the arrival of warmer spring weather, many residents and visitors to Colorado Springs eagerly await the month of March for the abundance of activities it brings to town. Check out these highly anticipated March events in Colorado Springs, CO.

Banff Mountain Film Festival

Dates: March 3–4, 2020

Address: Stargazers Theatre & Event Center, 10 S Parkside Dr, Colorado Springs, CO

Unique films exploring the roots of humanity amid the wilderness in search of adventure is the integral theme of the Banff Mountain Film Festival 2020 World Tour. Enjoy a mid week pick-me up independent movie on Tuesday, March 3 or Wednesday, March 4 for a different viewing each evening at the Stargazers Theatre & Event Company. There will be

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How to Sell Your Home When You Have a PetPets can be a great joy, but they can also make selling a Northeast Colorado Springs home more difficult. Pets underfoot can deter buyers and may even lead to a lower sale price. If you're a homeowner with a pet, and you're trying to sell your home soon, these tips can help make the selling experience a better one overall.

Keep Pets Out During Showings

Pets can be frightening for buyers who are not comfortable around animals. They can also be problematic for home buyers who have pet allergies. Some home buyers may be reluctant to come inside a home with animals inside, so when homeowners leave their pets at home during showings, this can make their home harder to sell.

Homeowners who want to make their home as inviting and welcoming as

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How to Find Veteran-Friendly Jobs in Colorado SpringsAfter completing their military service, it is important for veterans to find employers who appreciate their full range of skills and experience. But not every company has a complete understanding of the level of expertise brought to the table by veterans. For that reason, the job search can prove challenging, unless veterans know just where to look. To help them narrow it down, here's a helpful guide on the best places to find veteran-friendly jobs in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Workforce Center

Veterans are always welcome to take advantage of the many resources available at the Workforce Centers across Colorado. And with three right in the heart of Colorado Springs, they are easy to access from all corners of the city.

At these resource

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3 Red Flags All Sellers Need to KnowBuyers are constantly on the lookout for red flags to make sure they aren’t buying a home that could turn into a bad investment. However, advice for homeowners is sparse when it comes to pointing out red flags when considering buyers. Not all buyers are the same, and some may slow down the process or try to back out of a deal at a moment’s notice. This is why homeowners need to be familiar with the warning signs. Here are some of the red flags all sellers should know when considering an offer on their East Colorado Springs home.

The Offer Has a Lot of Contingencies

When a buyer makes an offer, it will likely contain three contingencies: the financing contingency, the appraisal contingency, and the inspection contingency. However, contingencies

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Veteran Benefits and Healthcare in Colorado SpringsFor veterans in Colorado Springs, CO, there are a number of services that can help vets lead better lives. This famous city is eager to give back to those who have served this country. Learn more about how The Centennial State structures its programs and how vets can take advantage of the many opportunities in the greater metropolitan area.

Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center

Located in the heart of Colorado Springs, this center was formed to give veterans a smoother transition from service to civilian. Since 2016, there have been tens of thousands of client visits, largely due to the quality of the staff and the resources it offers:

  • Transition & Employment: The team at Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center diligently works to find employment
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Buying a Home? Red Flags to Watch ForHome sellers like to make their property look as good as possible. During home showings and open houses, most maintenance problems are hidden from view. There may be no way to tell a distressed property from a well-maintained property without getting an inspection from a good home inspector. Knowing the red flags can help you avoid purchasing a property in need of costly repairs. Here's what you need to know.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Parts of the House Are Inaccessible

Home buyers need to see the entire house before making a purchase offer. If parts of the house are inaccessible during the showing, this could be an oversight, or

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High ROI Home ImprovementsWhile the first person you should be trying to please when doing renovations is yourself, the second person is the next person who buys your Fountain home. Especially for those planning on selling in the near future, it's a good idea to consider renovations that offer a high return on investment so you can make some of that money back. If you absolutely adore the idea of hot pink subway tiles in your kitchen, you are well within your rights to do that, but it's important to be educated on how more quirky renovations affect home value.

Here are the highest ROI home improvements you can do.

Garage Door Replacement

Cost of Job: $3,470

Resale Value: $3,411

The garage door may not be the first thing one thinks of when embracing their inner

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All About Buying a Condo if You're in the MilitaryMilitary service members face many relocation challenges that many other people don't face. Primarily, military service members are forced to move a lot for their job. When moving, military service members must make decisions like whether to buy or rent an apartment, a home or a condo. The experience of condo ownership versus apartment rental can be very different, so it's important to make the right decision when relocating for work. If you're a military service member who is relocating soon, here's what you need to know about buying a condo.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Benefits of Owning a Condo

There are many advantages of owning

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4 Must-See Valentine's Day Events in Colorado Springs, COLove is in the air this Valentine's Day, and Colorado Springs is full of unique date night options for anyone looking to go out for the evening. Here are 4 must-see Valentine's Day Events taking place this year in Colorado Springs, CO.

Valentine's Day Show: The Dinner Detective

Address: The Great Wolf Lodge, 9494 Federal Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Date: February 14, 2020, at 7 p.m.

The Dinner Detective is the perfect way to bring excitement to your Valentine's Day dinner. It's the largest murder-mystery comedy dinner show in America, and it features a hilarious and interactive murder mystery for you to solve as you eat. Four courses of delicious food are served over the course of the night, including one of three available

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