Homes For Sale In Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs is located in east-central Colorado, approximately an hour and a half south of Denver. Located at the eastern edge of the southern Rocky Mountains, the city sits at the base of Pikes Peak. Colorado Springs has been an exceedingly fast-growing city, quickly approaching a population of 1 million. What makes Colorado Springs such an attractive place to call home? Buckle up and let's see if we can answer that question for you. Due to the rapid growth in population, Colorado Springs has popped with several different suburbs that vastly vary from one another, so it's really hard not to be happy with one of the many communities within Colorado Springs.
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Surrounding Cities & Areas of Colorado Springs To Consider
DISTANCE TO CENTRAL COLORADO SPRINGS: 22 mins. / 15.7 miles | MEDIAN LIST PRICE: $590's | POPULATION: 10,514 (2009)Learn More
DISTANCE TO COLORADO SPRINGS: 19 mins. / 14.3 miles | MEDIAN LIST PRICE: $340's | POPULATION: 30,454 peopleLearn More
DISTANCE TO CENTRAL COLORADO SPRINGS: 13 mins. / 5.9 miles | MEDIAN SALES PRICE: $590's | POPULATION: 5,346 peopleLearn More
DISTANCE TO CENTRAL COLORADO SPRINGS: 23 mins. / 20.3 miles | MEDIAN LIST PRICE: $730's | POPULATION: 8010 (2018)Learn More
Available Down Payment Grant Money For Those Buying In Colorado
The State of Colorado and El Paso County (encompassing Colorado Springs, Fountain, Monument, Falcon, and Peyton) have several Down Payment Assistance and First Time Home Buyer Programs available for today's homebuyer. These programs consistently open the door to homeownership for thousands of home buyers each and every year. These funds can be used for down payment or closing costs. Learn if these First Time Homebuyer Programs & Grants would be helpful for you.
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Living in Colorado Springs
Military families, both active and veterans make up a large portion of the Colorado Springs population with both Fort Carson and Peterson Air Force Base the heavy military population is not surprising. Colorado Springs is often referred to as one of the healthiest cities in America, this is not surprising with so many opportunities to be active. Of course, there are gyms and fitness centers that are available but, the outdoor amenities are plentiful. There are a plethora of trails to hike, available to people of any skill level such as; Garden of the Gods, Cheyenne Mountain Park, Red Rock Canyon and so many more. Golfing is very popular in Colorado Springs with numerous golf courses to choose from such as Pine Creek Golf Club, The Broadmoor Golf Club, Country Club of Colorado and even more.
The weather in Colorado Springs can fluctuate quite a bit depending on the elevation. Areas such as the Black Forest see more snow and remain colder longer taking longer for the snow to melt. While other areas are very dry and see very little snow or rain. The temperature changes can be pretty drastic from morning to afternoon, for example, 40 degrees in the morning and by the time afternoon comes around it's sunny and 80 degrees, so layers are pretty much a necessity. Some areas in Colorado Springs find it very difficult to grow vegetation or keep their lawn lush and green, this is due to the lack of water and the beating the sun and the wind put on any new growth.
Schools in Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs schools like any school district vary in ratings with some of the best schools and some not-so-great schools. A benefit to living in Colorado, students don't have to attend their assigned schools, they can apply to attend a different school, and as long as there is an opening they can attend. Schools in Colorado Springs not only offer the standard public school options but, also offer charter schools and even military schools. There are several schools that are geared to STEM education as well as schools geared to the arts.
Homes in Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs homes vary in age, size, and style, yet remain affordable. The neighborhoods within and surrounding Colorado Springs offer mostly single-family homes. Depending on the area you decide to find a home prices range from the low $200's to millions. Some homes were built in the 70's and may require some upgrades and renovations, while some homes are custom built and brand new. Aside from single-family homes, there are plenty of apartments and townhome options to choose from as well.
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