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

First month since August 2020 that over 1,000 active homes were for sale, only a 16-day supply of homes. Because there aren’t many homes to choose from, buyers are offering over asking price, and bidding wars continue. Homes sold for 2.7% above asking price in August. Double-digit price increases continue, with a median sold price of $450,000, up 18.4% from last year. The average price dropped just below the $500k threshold at $499,278, up 14.5%.

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As property managers, we are out there in the real world dealing with all kinds of people, so we’ve all handled interesting situations. With one look at the Internet, you’ll see plenty of renting horror stories and funny memes. Ours is a heart-warming story about how the folks in our property management office came together to make the world just a little bit better.

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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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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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