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reasons to buy a home in the fall

As you wind down from the excitement of a summer that was filled with family gatherings, nights out with friends, barbecues in the backyard, and weekends floating peacefully in a lake somewhere, it’s time to focus your thoughts on buying that new home that you have been thinking about. Why would you want to do this in the fall I can hear you thinking! There are many reasons for listing in the fall and after this blog post, we know you’ll be ready to run out and buy your first or next home! Ok, maybe not run out, but at least be more informed after reviewing the following 6 reasons for listing in the fall.

1. Homes Are Priced Lower

Realty Trac states that October is actually the best time to purchase a home. They looked at over 32 million home

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Premier Homes ColoradoSince opening in 1992, Premier Homes has had one goal in mind: to make owning a house a reality for anyone who dreams it. Now, 25 years later, they are recognized as the largest homebuilder in the Colorado Springs and Pueblo. Known for constructing high-quality homes that people want to live in, Premier Homes continues to grow in the area as one of the top trusted builders available.

The Homes

Premier Homes is known for value above all else. The high-quality workmanship and attention-to-detail in each property will help the home retain value throughout the years. While some new construction builders are known to rush through the building process to churn out as many properties as possible, Premier Homes makes decisions that provide lasting value to

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moving from fort rucker to fort carson

Getting comfortable with a new city can be a daunting part of PCSing. Not only are you adjusting to new living arrangements and a possible new job, but there are also all the subtle idiosyncrasies and customs to learn when getting used to a new town.

On paper, Fort Rucker and Colorado Springs could not be more different. With one being in the beautiful state of Alabama and the latter being located in the dry, high-altitude desert climate of Colorado. Before moving from Fort Rucker to one of the numerous military bases in The Springs, here are five things you should know:

1. Physical Activity May be Difficult for a Brief Period

Many service members who PCS to Fort Carson or Peterson Air Force Base notice a significant change in their physical

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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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Selling Your Home After a PCS Move

Buying a home is often something that active service members try to avoid. With a potential PCS looming over their heads every two to four years, the idea of purchasing a home, and subsequently, selling a home can seem daunting.

However, there are many things that military sellers can do to make selling a home after a PCS easier and worry-free. The Colorado Springs real estate market is especially lucrative for sellers since the market is in desperate need of some new inventory.

Here are a few other tips for making a seamless PCS transition and selling your home:

Talk to Your VA Home Loan Center

Your local VA Home Loan Center can help if you are looking to make a quick sell of your home. Offerings such as the HAP Military Short Sale

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