Information For Military Homebuyers

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How to Buy a Home Sight UnseedWhen military families receive their orders, they are often faced with the task of researching a new town and its neighborhoods without ever stepping foot in the city, and ultimately buying a home sight unseen. It can seem daunting to make the largest purchase of your life without even stepping foot in the home before closing on it, but we have several tips to make the process less stressful and even enjoyable!

Buying a home sight-unseen is something that many PCS-ing families simply have to do to ensure they have a home upon their arrival in a new town. As a hotspot for military families, it will likely come as no surprise that a number of homes in Colorado Springs are purchased without the buyer ever setting foot inside. Just like you would

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3 great neighborhoods near fort carson, colorado springs, co

Fort Carson is quite the feature in Colorado Spring's overall landscape. In many ways it's like a city all of its own, sandwiched between the soaring Cheyenne Mountains and the Interstate 25 highway.

So, if you find yourself stationed at this city-within-a-city, you'll probably also be looking to relocate to one of its outer suburbs. Well...you're in luck.

The areas around Fort Carson offer a diverse mix of affordable homes, family-friendly amenities, and a convenient commute times. If that sounds like what you're looking for, then read on for information on 3 great neighborhoods near Fort Carson.

1. Stratmoor

The residential community of Stratmoor lies southeast of downtown Colorado Springs along the I-25 Highway, just a bit

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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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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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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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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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