May 2021 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics
May 2021 Colorado Springs real estate statistics:

Colorado Springs has a strong seller’s market right now. Colorado Springs is in the strongest seller’s market ever. Only 582 homes were up for sale in April 2021, half of the 1,546 homes for sale in April 2020. Covid, cost of lumber, and low builder inventory have bottomed out inventory. Homebuyers are even skipping the home inspection process to get a home under contract.

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April 2021 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics
April 2021 Colorado Springs real estate statistics:

Again in April, there were record-breaking climbs for home sales prices. High demand and low inventory are still pushing prices up. The median price hit a high of $425,000, up 18.1%. The average price increased 22.8%, to a record high of $481,857. Our low inventory remains at only 568 homes for sale in the entire Pikes Peak Region.

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February 2021 Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics
February 2021 Colorado Springs real estate statistics: Home prices continue climbing, with double-digit gains over last year. This is mainly due to high demand and low supply from the pandemic. The median home price surpassed $400,000, something we’ve never seen before. This price is up 18.2% from February of last year. The average price went up 17.6% to $454,900. Home inventory is staying very low, with 471 homes for sale in the entire Pikes Peak Region.

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Backyard Birding in Colorado, with Doug Harling, Fountain's Bird Whisperer.

with special guest author Doug Harling, Fountain’s Bird Whisperer

Blue Jay, photo by Doug Harling
Blue Jay, photo by Doug Harling

Backyard birding is one of the world’s favorite hobbies, second only to backyard gardening. The two go hand-in-hand, and can be practiced by nearly everyone. From suburban gardens to apartment balconies, birds can be enjoyed year round with a little preparation and consistency.
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5 Ways to to maximize your investment property profits

*without a lot of work

Real estate investments are about one thing. Profit. And to get strong returns on that investment, you need strong management. Keeping your properties rented and maintained can be complicated. You also want your property to be priced right, and to have a lease that will protect you. Hiring a good property management company can be the best thing you can do to increase your rental income. Here are 5 ways to maximize your investment property profits. Continue reading →

January 2021 Colorado Springs real estate statistics
January 2021 Colorado Springs real estate statistics: Colorado Springs has a record strong seller’s market, and record low inventory. Only 460 homes were for sale last month for the whole PPAR area. Comparatively, there were 1,192 homes for sale in January last year. The COVID-19 pandemic has put a huge strain on our inventory. Homes are selling fast, needing little marketing.

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How to collect your rent on time
If you have investment properties and have rented them out, you know the problems that come from not being able to collect rent on time. You not only have to cover the mortgage payment yourself, you have to spend time to go about collecting the rent. This can be costly and irritating. Here’s how to collect your rent on time. Continue reading →