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If you’re looking to buy a house in Colorado Springs then you’ve come to the right place. Allow one of our area experts to show you the beauty of the eastern side of the Colorado Rockies and why Colorado Springs is actually ranked third in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Places to live.
When house hunting in Colorado Springs, there may be a few things you’re wondering. Let us help clarify some of the most common questions our agents are asked about living in the area.
How large is Colorado Springs?
Stretching across more than 190 beautiful square miles, Colorado Springs is situated along the eastern portion of the Rocky Mountains, with views of the famous Cheyenne Mountain and Pikes Peak. Situated approximately 60 miles south from Denver, Colorado Springs has consistently been named as one of the most desirable places to live and is also one of the most attractive cities for millennials and small businesses. Colorado Springs also ranks second in the entire state for population and truly has it all with both urban areas and more sprawling, scenic areas.
How much snow does Colorado Springs get?
The average annual snowfall for Colorado Springs is around 44 inches with winter lows average in the teens and winter highs average in the low 40’s. It is one of the most sought-out skiing destinations in the country and is actually home base for the US Olympic Committee’s headquarters and Olympic training center. Colorado Springs is so much more than a winter destination though and has both beautiful weather and activities to do during the summer with average lows in the mid-50’s and highs in the 80’s. The United States Air Force Academy as well as the Peterson Air and Space Museum, also call Colorado Springs home.
How much money do you need to buy a house in Colorado?
When you’re ready to buy a house in Colorado Springs, you likely want an idea of what is within your budget. The average price per square foot is around $190, which can give you a good sense of what square footage you can afford. There are many options for buyers out there based on the type of layout, the number of bedrooms, neighborhood, and prices, so it is important to express your preferences when you meet with one of our realtors. Keeping an open mind as well can have huge benefits in the long run, as sometimes when you step a bit outside of these parameters you can find something ideal you didn’t initially know you were looking for.
When you’re ready to buy a house in Colorado Springs, it’s important to find an expert realtor you can trust to truly understand your needs, find homes tailored to them and then help steer you in the right direction when it comes to the final decision. Knowing not only the options for sale but also the areas in which the homes are situated is essential in making the best long-term choice for you and your family.