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Colorado Springs is ranked #1 Best Places to live according to a survey by U.S. News & World Report .
We are Olympic City USA and have expanded the downtown biking trails to make for an easier commute and healthy lifestyle. Soon there will be a 10,000 seat stadium at the city gate which will be the home of our Switchbacks baseball team. We are the smallest of the top 5 best cities with a metro population around 688,000 and sit at the base of America’s Mountain, Pikes Peak, where Katherine Lee Bates wrote the song America the Beautiful. We also offer many parks and hiking trails. According to US News & World Reports, Colorado ranks in the top 6 healthiest states.
Employers are moving to our town due to low corporate taxes, sales tax, property tax and state taxes, making our town a desirable location and mild climate, which helps attract the best employees. Some of our employers are Ball, Hewlett Packard, Western Forge, Datavail, Denver Rock Island Railroad, Gates Corporation, HomeAdvisor, Jeppesen, Harris Corporation, Lockhead Martin and many more.
The Colorado Springs Airport is adding new nonstop destinations regularly featuring flights to Las Vegas, LA, Orlando, Chicago, Houston, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Dallas and Washington DC to name a few.
Of course there is also our Military Bases that employ not just our service men and women but many, many support staff, and GS employees. With the Air Force Academy, Peterson Air Force Base 21st Space Wing, Schriever Air Force Base and Fort Carson Army Base there are a lot of job opportunities. We are also the home of NORAD, North American Aerospace Defense Command in Cheyenne Mountain.
Because of our many employers and military bases this is also a great place to start a small business. Our Economic Development Council and our Chamber of Commerce are dedicated to the success of small and large businesses alike with free enterprise zones and tax incentives. The Small Business Development Council is an excellent resource to get started in business, offering business plan templates and many resources.
Here are just a few of our area attractions:
We also have 10+ movie theaters and an IMAX theater, many of which are multiplex theaters.
We also have 10+ Bowling alley/entertainment centers throughout the city.
We are home of the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo.
We have many annual downtown parades as well, like 4th of July, Veterans Day, Holiday Festival of Lights, Pikes Peak Rodeo Parade and Street Breakfast and more, plus many festivals and events.
We have many art galleries as well as the Fine Art Center.
The above are attractions are only scratching the surface of the things to do in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region!
Living in the Colorado Spring Area
When it comes to a place to live Colorado Springs and surrounding areas have a lot to offer with fantastic neighborhoods offering a range of home prices from the low $100,000’s on up. We have some of the lowest property taxes in the country, making property ownership very desirable.
Schools in the Colorado Springs metro area
We have some of the best school districts in the nation.
We also have 21 Charter Schools in the area giving you many personal choices for your children’s education.
We also have some of the best higher education schools!
This is also a great place to retire with some of the best retirement communities in the Country. We offer a wide variety of Condominium/townhomes, Patio homes, and full service retirement communities.
Full Service Retirement Communities
To name just a few. There are more than 50 senior living communities in the area ranging from independent living to full nursing care.
We have a neighborhood for everyone, from single family, condos, town homes, acreage and horse properties, agricultural, forest property, mountain homes, suburbs, city lofts, patio homes, gated communities, and luxury homes.
Don’t forget about the Broadmoor, which is not just a world class 5 star Hotel but a community of upscale homes from affordable to high end luxury. The Broadmoor Golf Course is a world-famous course and has hosted the US Senior Open, the US Women’s open and many more Golf Classics.
Search by some of our most desirable neighborhoods here (This is not an all-inclusive list). Click on the name of the area to search for homes in that location. Our just click www.homebuyingincoloradosprings.com to broaden or narrow your search.
Again these are just some of the popular locations in our area so be sure to visit www.homebuyingincoloradosprings.com to create a custom search with all the homes listed by all companies on the MLS. You can search by area, map, price, beds, baths, garage spaces, square footage, lot size and more. You can save your search and we will automatically notify you when new listings hit the market. Or I can make it easy for you, just contact me at 719-310-2404 or firstname.lastname@example.org and I can create a search based on your needs and dreams. I represent all my buyer’s for FREE and give sellers a FREE comprehensive market analysis. I purchase a 1 year home warranty for buyers and a free house cleaning for sellers that list with me. I have 30 years of experience in the local market and I have sold over $100,000,000 in real estate locally. I have a proven marketing plan that sells homes fast for top dollar.
Luther Benson, Broker/Owner
Your resource for Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region.