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Despite the crippling COVID-19 pandemic, the Colorado Springs real estate market is healthy. Stay-at-home orders have reduced foot traffic, but buyer demand is still strong and the inventory of homes for sale in Colorado Springs remains low.

Although the momentum has slowed, we’re still helping customers buy and sell homes in Colorado Springs! The only thing that has changed is the process. Safety measures may seem restrictive, but they are in place to help protect both buyers and sellers.



Is Real Estate an Essential Service?

Are real estate transactions (buying and selling) considered “essential” in Colorado amid the COVID-19 stay-at-home order? Yes! All real estate activities that are related to the transaction (including closings,

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Many people call Colorado Springs home for multiple reasons whether it be the beautiful landscape, job opportunities, military transfers, or thriving business sector. It isn’t any wonder that U.S. News and World Report ranked Colorado Springs second in its “Best Places to Live” list. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Colorado is the seventh fastest growing state in the country. If you’re interested in moving to Colorado, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to know that there are numerous local, state, and national down payment and mortgage assistance programs available to Colorado home buyers.

Many people feel they cannot afford to buy a home in Colorado Springs because they think they’ll need thousands for a 20% down payment or need an

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Beautifully remodeled 5 bedroom home with a main level master! Central air, security system and washer and dryer included! Open layout concept on the main level with a finished basement featuring a large family and game room area. This home has 3 full bathrooms, oversized laundry room, refinished cabinetry + doors and trim, pro designer finishes including custom tile flooring throughout the main level. Covered porch, newer storage shed, finished garage, plenty of natural lighting and a great location near military bases!




  • 5 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom
  • 2218 Square Feet
  • Close To Military Bases
  • Professionally Remodeled
  • Peaceful Neighborhood
  • Widefield School District 3

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Ranch style floor plan in Security with hardwood flooring through out, on demand hot water heater and additional living space in the recently converted garage! Great opportunity for investors looking for an easy flip or a home buyer looking for a fixer upper!




  • 3 Bed, 1 Bath
  • 1188 Square Feet
  • Perfect For Investors Or Fixer Upper
  • Located Just Minutes From Fort Carson
  • Peaceful Neighborhood In Widefield School District 3


Contact Brian Pfeffer for A Private Viewing 719.576.4242


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Great home on a quiet street with many recent updates! Comfortable 4-Level layout with a wood burning stove. Big back yard with wonderful views of the front range from the covered deck.





  • 4 Bed 3 Bath 2 Car

  • 2561 Square Feet

  • District 20 Schools

  • Recently Updated

  • Large Back Yard

  • Beautiful Mountain Views

CONTACT BRIAN PFEFFER for A Private Viewing 719.576.4242


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Sometimes qualifying for a traditional loan can be cumbersome with restrictions on credit and income. USDA loans are ideal for first-time Colorado homebuyers or anyone who has saved less than 20% for a down payment. USDA loans come with fixed interest rates and no money down.

Those with less than perfect credit scores will be relieved to know that the USDA has flexible credit guidelines. No assets are needed to qualify so you won’t have to worry about putting property up as collateral.


The USDA offers loans to people making low to moderate incomes, living in areas with smaller populations. These loans are backed by the U.S. government, so lenders are more open to lower credit scores and lower incomes. The lender knows that their money is safe

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What a great house to call Home! built in 2013 and features over 3000 sq ft - including 5 HUGE bedrooms! This home is located on a quiet street and backs up to Sand Creek, offering plenty of privacy.




  • 3082 SQUARE FEET

  • Oversized Bedrooms And Living Spaces

  • Walk Out Basement

  • Privacy with Mountain Views


CONTACT BRIAN PFEFFER for A Private Viewing 719.576.4242


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Beautiful Home in fabulous Walters Commons - Monument, Co! Conveniently located near Lewis Palmer High School and I-25. Just 40 minutes to Denver Tech Center and 20 minutes From Downtown Colorado Springs!



  • 3 BED, 4 BATH, 1 CAR garage

  • 1896 SQUARE FEET

  • Numerous upgrades


  • Stellar D38 Schools




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If you experienced sticker shock when you received your real property notice of valuation from the El Paso County Assessor’s office, you’re not alone. Many residents of El Paso County are shocked by one of the sharpest property value increases in recent history. It’s the first time in 14 years, that the county has experienced such a hike which means larger tax bills for residents.


 These reassessments are mandated by law every two years. To show you the extent of the increase, consider this: In southeast Colorado Springs, values have shot up 37 percent. Higher valuation means higher taxes. The last time the county experienced double-digit increases was in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

 You can appeal your home’s valuation by filing an appeal

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One of the main reasons why people are turned down for a mortgage is a low credit score. That’s why it’s so important to start working on improving your credit score now if you plan to buy a home in the future. Your credit score serves as a numerical summary of your credit history. It tells lenders how you’ve paid your debts in the past whether that be credit cards, car loans, or college tuition. The score tells lenders how much of a risk you are as a borrower. It can also be used to gauge how much money they are willing to loan you.

How is your credit score calculated?

The three credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) calculate your score. They may include rental payments and even your employment history, but all three do not

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