Real Estate Monitor July 2017

July 10th

  Lauren Stadjuhar’s Real Estate Monitor for July 2017 View this email in your browser How can I serve you?  If you’ve been following me on Facebook or my website this month you’ve been reading a lot about the continued growth here in Colorado Springs. Every market is distinctive and you need someone you can trust and rely on […]

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The Annual Home Maintenance Checklist

July 9th

Given the option, few of us would volunteer to spend a Sunday on a ladder pulling leaves out of a gutter. But when your home is your biggest investment, as it is for most Americans, maintaining it is a must. Home maintenance can feel like a daunting chore — particularly for a new homeowner who’s […]

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Home Safety Checklist: 10 Things to Inspect Right After You Unpack

July 7th

Moving into a new home? Soon after unpacking all those boxes, you should run through a home safety checklist, just to make sure you and any family members will be as secure as can be in your new digs. We don’t want to make you paranoid, but as much as you’d like to think otherwise, hidden dangers could […]

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Colorado Springs-area home prices and sales set more records in June

July 7th

Another month, another record high for Colorado Springs-area home prices as the furious pace of local buying and selling shows no signs of a slowdown. The median price, or midpoint, of homes that sold in June jumped to $285,250 – the fourth consecutive month that sale prices have set a record, according to a report […]

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A Fine Mess: How to Have a Clean-Enough Home Over Summer Break

July 5th

Don’t have an ‘I’d Rather Be Cleaning’ bumper sticker?  To keep your home bearably tidy when the kids are around more, try these strategies…   I awoke at 1:00 the other morning to my niece Grace’s soft voice informing me my daughter Eden was, as they say in the U.K., “being sick.” And boy howdy, […]

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5 Signs a 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Is Not for You

July 5th

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has stood as the gold standard for American home buyers since 1954, when the Federal Housing Administration broadly adopted it. So why is this the go-to mortgage for most people? It boils down to affordability and predictability. Payments are made over a longer period of time (as opposed to a 15-year fixed-rate mortgage), so your monthly bill […]

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To-Dos: Your July Home Checklist

July 1st

Parades and fireworks and clambakes. With summer in full swing, the month of July can seem to zip by. Make the most of your month with these 14 to-dos, covering everything from weekend guests to flag etiquette. Things to Check Off Your List in an Hour or Less 1. Clean porch lights. If you have […]

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New report shows Colorado Springs remains top 10 housing market nationwide

July 1st

 Colorado Springs remained one of the nation’s hottest housing markets last month, a new report from Realtor.com shows. The Springs ranked No. 8 in June among the country’s top 20 medium- to large-sized metro areas, according to Realtor.com. Colorado Springs has been in the top 10 for several months; it ranked No. 6 in May. […]

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The Ultimate Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

June 26th

Everything you need to do to keep your home and yard in tip-top shape this summer. With the change of each season comes a new set of maintenance tasks for your home. Now that summer’s here, you’ll want to prepare your home and yard for the onslaught of summer heat. From air-conditioner upkeep to hanging […]

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New study ranks Colorado Springs as nation’s top housing market for upcoming home sales

June 15th

Colorado Springs is the nation’s hottest housing market when it comes to homes that are likely to sell – either to newcomers or to owners who are moving up, according to a recent study by a California real estate data company. The Springs ranked No. 1 out of 120 markets in a first-ever Pre-Mover Housing […]

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