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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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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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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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Tax Tips for veterans and first-time homebuyers

Buying a home is an exciting time in many people’s lives. It’s the point in your life when you stop paying rent and start building equity with a mortgage. While there are many practical benefits to owning a home, something many people don’t discuss is the tax breaks.

As tax season is upon us, let’s take a look at some of the unique tax breaks that homeowners are able to take advantage of:

Mortgage Interest

For many first-time home buyers, one of the most pleasant surprises come tax season is the knowledge that your mortgage interest is tax-deductible. At the start of January, you should have received a notice from your lender letting you know how much mortgage interest you paid throughout the year. Homeowners are allowed deduct the tax from

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About Challenger Homes

For 17 years, Challenger Homes has built quality homes in Colorado Springs for an unbeatable price. Their value is unparalleled, which is just one of the many reasons why the MilitaryHomeSearch.com team loves to connect prospective buyers with a beautiful new house by Challenger Homes. Whether you’re an eager young couple looking for your very first home, an expecting family with a new addition on the way, or a couple in search of a smaller home after the kids have gone their separate ways, they offer a great selection of models to fit your needs throughout El Paso County.

Benefits of Buying A Home By Challenger Homes

Challenger Homes offer a new home warranty that’s sold and backed by the builder themselves, not a third-party. This means that

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Lauren Schneider wins Top Agent Award by Challenger Homes

One 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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High-tech gifts for the home

Tech the halls with these nifty gifts for the home!

What do you get the family member or friend that seemingly has everything? Well, how about some of the latest tech for their home! Each year the number of high-tech gadgets for the home grows so there’s always something new and inventive to find! Whether you’re looking to invest in your nest or just want to get your loved ones a unique gift they can actually use, you’ll find that there’s a great selection of options to match any budget.

Here’s what’s hot in tech this holiday season.

Smart Thermostats

Smart thermostats are the best way to manage your home’s temperature 24/7. If you’re away, you can use the app to turn down your heating system when you’re away from the home, or let it use

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Best Neighborhoods in Colorado Springs - 2016

There’s a lot to love about living in The Springs. Having won numerous awards for Best City to Live and the like, the city’s great desirability, booming economy, and quality of life are enough to make anyone want to stay. One of the biggest factors when buying a home is deciding if the neighborhood will work with your lifestyle. The Springs is really fortunate that nearly every neighborhood is a great neighborhood, but we just want to shine a light on those that are considered the best of the best based on local perspectives and crime rates. Here are the best neighborhoods in Colorado Springs this year.

Rockrimmon

Just a few minutes north of the city’s center, neighborhoods in Northwest Colorado Springs epitomize everything that’s to be desired

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Buy or Rent in Colorado SpringsWhen you are PCS’d to a new base, the to-do list can seem daunting. All of the sudden you are researching a new city, the weather, the school districts, the real estate market, and what there is to do for fun. And chances are you have done this before or will be doing this again. As a military family, you literally could write the book for everyone else on how to move!

Is It Better To Buy or Rent In Colorado Springs?

So here we are in 2016, and the age-old question comes up: is it best to rent or buy right now? What is the best decision for my family? While only you can answer that question, here are a few things to consider:

  • Rental rates are at an all-time high in Colorado Springs.
  • Inventory for rental properties in Colorado Springs is
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