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4 best colorado springs neighborhoods for families

Colorado Springs is a very desirable city for families. The great schools, beautiful surroundings, and abundance of family-friendly activities all make Colorado Springs one of the most kid-friendly cities around.

If you're moving to Colorado Springs, or relocating within Colorado Springs, you'll probably want some inside information on the best family neighborhoods in this fun and safe city.

Here's a list of the 4 best places to raise a family in Colorado springs.

Broadmoor

The Broadmoor area is an obvious choice when it comes to any list of the top neighborhoods in Colorado Springs.

It's big, green, beautiful, and has a lot of attractions for residents and tourists alike. If you're taking a family vacation in Colorado Springs, then

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holiday greetings from the mhs team, military home search

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Seasons Greetings, Clients and friends!

I have to start by saying we absolutely loved seeing nearly 400 MHS friends at our Annual Christmas Party on December 1st at The Summit Interquest.  Between bowling, laser tag, brunch, games, and giveaways, the party flew by in the blink of an eye!  In addition to seeing so many clients between closings, pop by visits, and client events this year, we have also been receiving so many amazing holiday cards in the mail from everyone.  They are so fun to open and read, so we are returning the favor, from the MHS family.

Here is our holiday letter to you!

Brooke Hancock

Let's start with our Client Care Coordinator and Licensed Assistant, Brooke Hancock. Brooke, and

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5 Colorado Springs Holiday Events You Should Know About

As the holidays grow nearer, spirits are high in Colorado Springs. While there’s certainly a chill in the air, festive cheer abounds with a number of wintery activities planned for the season.

If you’re searching for an opportunity to celebrate the holidays, you’ll have plenty of choices in Colorado Springs. We’re excited to bring you some of the most highly anticipated holiday events of the year, complete with fun activities for the whole family.

There are so many to choose from, but here’s a shortlist of the 5 Colorado Springs holiday events you should know about.

Relocating to Colorado Springs this year? Browse our relocation guide here, and be sure to contact the Military Home Search team with all your Colorado Springs real estate

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Tips For Ensuring A Quick Sale of Your Colorado Springs Home in Fall

Fall is a wonderful time to sell a home, even though it is not typically thought of as the optimal time for selling. While spring and summer are excellent and often highly profitable seasons for homeowners considering selling, selling your home in the warmer months is far from essential.

As we head into fall, your sale can benefit from the urgency of families relocating closer to preferred schools, the reduction of competition with other sellers, the festive atmosphere, the appeal of winter in Colorado Springs, and much more. However, since this time of year often sees a slower real estate market than spring and summer, you'll want to take several additional steps to ensure you can sell your home quickly and efficiently at a great price.

In

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Great Neighborhoods Near United States Air Force Academy Colorado Springs

The Springs is just simply a great place to live. Ranked at the #2 Best Places to Live by U.S. News, Colorado Springs offers an incredible quality of life, a generally sunny and dry climate, and a scenic mountain landscape full of outdoor spaces to explore.

The United States Air Force Academy's western campus also calls Colorado Springs home. If you are coming to The Springs to join the USAF Academy as faculty or have a cadet that passed the extremely competitive admission stage (congratulations!), then you will be looking for a place to call home.

We have put together an overview of great neighborhoods near the USAFA to help you in your search. If you need more information about these neighborhoods, please reach out to us with your questions,

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What Is Escrow

The purchase of your first home can be an exciting and exhilarating process. Homeownership is something that many people dream of. Owning your own home means not being held accountable to a landlord. It means the freedom to paint, remodel, and redecorate your space how you like. It means creating the perfect space for you and your family to build a life together and create memories that will last a lifetime.

For most people, the purchase of a home is also the largest transaction they will make. This can be daunting. Few buyers have the resources to buy a home outright, and this can make the buying process even more complicated because lenders are involved too. One of the biggest challenges that new home buyers face is understanding the buying

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affordable neighborhoods in colorado springs to buy a home

Relocating to a new city or neighborhood is a big decision. You should certainly invest some time in researching your new community before making a purchase. Factors like proximity to work, quality of local schools, and the types of amenities available are all important things you must consider.

However, something you should also take into account is the affordability of the neighborhood. Thinking about your budget is probably the most crucial element of finding a home and if you unknowingly choose a neighborhood with high home prices or high property taxes, you might get stuck paying for something that is out of your budget.

Here’s a helpful guide to the most affordable neighborhoods to buy a home in Colorado Springs.

1 - Palmer Park

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Mountain Valley Preserve homes for sale

Mountain Valley Preserve homes for sale are located in a new development in Colorado Springs that provides a range of brand new homes especially well-suited to military families. These homes are located in Northeast Colorado Springs, just south of the St. Francis Medical Center, and are surrounded by warm and welcoming neighborhoods with every amenity your family could hope for. This range of award-winning designs will have something for everyone.

Since the area is located centrally with respect to many military bases throughout Colorado Springs, you can trust that you'll never have a long commute to work. Meanwhile, you can expect to be surrounded by wonderful families and neighbors who will welcome you to your new community.

Current Homes For

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 Antelope Ridge homes for sale & community highlights

Antelope Ridge homes for sale are a new opportunity for homebuyers who want a comfortable, connected neighborhood with every modern convenience. Located in the Pikes Peak area in the Powers corridor of Colorado Springs, Antelope Ridge is designed to feel like a small town while still being only minutes away from everything you need, like schools and grocery stores. It's also within driving distance of the U.S. Air Force Academy and Peterson Air Force Base. 

Since Antelope Ridge real estate is currently under development, the homes are all brand new, with fresh decor and modern appliances. If you're looking for an affordable community to join, you can find yourself a brand new home in a neighborhood of families like you. Be among the first to

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Haunted places in Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Springs is known for exceptional hiking and biking, amazing ski resorts, and some of the top tourist destinations in the country. But, did you also know that Colorado Springs has some haunted places that are sure to spook you to the core this Halloween season. For past Halloweens, you might have rented a scary movie or sit around your fire pit in your backyard telling old ghost stories. But for a truly eerie experience, why not get out and explore some of the haunted places in and around Colorado Springs.

1. Cheyenne Canyon

Cheyenne Canyon has a long history with local American Indian tribes. The ancient Native American folklore states that the God Manitou threw the devil himself into the canyon that faces the heavens. As it stands

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