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How a pre-listing inspection can save you money

By in Selling On March 14, 2014

The real estate market is constantly changing.  Another recent change that will impact home sellers is the inspection. Buyers often hire a home inspector once they go under contract and then put requests in writing for any repairs. Buyers and their Colorado Springs Real Estate Agents are usually very specific as to who needs to…

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Say goodbye to 5-piece baths?

By in Colorado Springs Homes On August 16, 2013

  Many home buyers have made a 5-piece master bathroom one of their requirements when searching for a home in Colorado Springs.  In recent years, many homeowners who remodel their master bathroom are removing the tub in exchange for a larger shower.  The absence of a tub allows for more space to work with when…

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Should you sell the house to an investor?

By in Selling On January 3, 2012

People who opt to sell their home to an investor or company may not always be in a situation of financial distress.  Maybe a seller is in a rush to move and prefers to unload their house as quickly as possible. It may occur where a home owner unexpectedly moves into a nursing home and…

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Showing your Colorado Springs Home

By in Selling On November 29, 2010

Sellers often want to put their home on the market for sale as soon as possible even if the home is not quite in showing condition.  Painting, decluttering, or cleaning the carpets may be a few things that still need to be done. Sellers may wonder:  Is it a good idea to put my home up…

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Homes with Polybutylene Plumbing in Colorado Springs

By in Buying On July 14, 2009

Many homes in Colorado Springs built in the mid 70's through the late 90's had Polybutylene plumbing installed since it was more economical than copper.  It was later discovered the Polybutylene pipes had problems with deterioration in addition to problems with the aluminum fittings.  As you can imagine, this would cause flooding and major water problems for homeowners. Homeowners who have Polybutylene plumbing…

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Want more showings? Remove these barriers!

By in Selling On May 5, 2009

Clutter - Removing clutter will make rooms appear more spacious and clean.  Cluttered rooms make it difficult for buyers to clearly visualize their own belongings in the home. Cleanliness- Keeping your home clean for showings takes work but a messy home is not appealing to a prospective buyer in Colorado Springs.  Make your home stand…

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No Showings? Take Action!

By in Selling On May 1, 2009

Increasing the chances of your home selling in the current market takes more work than it did in the past.  It is still a buyer's market and with many homes for sale in Colorado Springs, marketing your home properly has never been more important. One of the most crucial factors in getting your home sold…

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