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Real Estate Information about Colorado Springs

What makes Colorado Springs a Great Place to Live and Raise your Family?

Colorado Springs, referred to as simply The Springs, is a beautiful city at the foothills of Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Located just 20 miles to the south of the state capital Denver, it is considered a highly desirable place to live by many experts. It is a large city covering an area of 500 sq km and boasts a population of more than 700000. Despite having such a large population, one does not feel overcrowded here because of wide open spaces in the city.

 The allure of quiet and healthy living

If you are irritated by the noise, pollution, and fast paced lifestyle of Denver, you will fall in love with the scenic beauty and the serene lifestyle of Colorado Springs. It is not a mountain city but mountains are so close that eon can not only have great views of snow clad mountain peaks but also enjoy great outdoor activities like hiking and biking because of numerous trails that are available here. The city receives snow in winter season and people fond of skiing have a great time in ski resorts situated close to the city. There is no city like The Springs if you want to live in a city with sunny weather conditions and where there are so many outdoor spaces to have lots of fun and recreation.

 It is surprisingly affordable

Despite being the 2nd largest city of Colorado, The Springs remains surprisingly affordable. Median household income here is $54527 while median home prices are $285000. The city has a suburban feel to it even though residents have access to all modern amenities. The city has a strong economy that is based upon defense, high tech, and tourism. Services sector has registered an impressive growth in the last few years, attracting large number of Millennials looking for decent employment opportunities.

Housing market in Colorado Springs remains hot as ever with properties staying for just 33 days on the market. The ratio of list to sale price stands at 99.4% which means they are getting very close to their asking price. Prices of properties are appreciating at a healthy rate but Colorado Springs is still a rather inexpensive place to live and raise your family.

If you feel attracted by the prospects of healthy living, low unemployment rates, and opportunities for outdoor fun and recreation, it is better to contact a local, experienced realtor. He can find a perfect match for you depending upon your budget and requirements.