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10 Reasons to Invest in Colorado Real Estate

When it's time to move, some people think the only choice they have is to sell their home. However, hiring a property management team can help offer other options. Keeping a home as a rental is a great way to build equity and help diversify your assets. Compared to investors who rely only on the stock market or banks for their retirement, real estate investments take a different approach.

Real Estate offers:

  • predictable cash flow;
  • appreciates in value, thus keeping up with inflation;
  • a higher return because of positive leverage;
  • equity growth via debt reduction

Unlike Wall Street, which can be a mystery game for many, the National Association of Realtors reports real estate appreciation levels of 6% per year since 1968, this even includes the economic downturn beginning in 2007. The best part is, you don't have to learn real estate law or be the landlord.    Read More

What Attracts Buyers Most?
What Attracts Buyers Most?

The highest Return On Investments that you can make as a seller on the outside of your home include a new roof, a new garage door, a new front door, and fiber-cement siding. On the interior, the following list is a guide from NAR (National Association of Realtors) and NARI (National Association of Remodeling Industry) for sellers on projects that make the most sense relative to cost.

1. Complete Kitchen Renovation 5. Bathroom Renovation 9. Basement Conversion to Living Area
2. Kitchen Upgrade 6. Hardwood Flooring Refinish 10. Attic Conversion to Living Area
3. HVAC Replacement 7. Upgraded Master Suite 11. Closet Renovation
4. New Wood Flooring 8. Add New Bathroom

Colorado Springs Real Estate Information

Welcome to Colorado Springs! Once you have been here, you quickly see why Colorado’s second-largest city has been named one of America’s “Best Places to Live.” We continue to welcome new residents who want to live, work and play where the Rocky Mountains meet the modern amenities. Colorado Springs' unique culture combines with one of the country’s greatest real estate markets to create the perfect place for homebuyers.

Search: Colorado Springs Homes For Sale, 50+ Communities, Military Relocation, Colorado

Daily life in Colorado Springs and surrounding areas is filled with beautiful natural landscape and mild weather that makes recreational opportunities like golf, hiking, biking, fishing, skiing and much more, only a part of what has long attracted homebuyers. Of course, buying a home in Colorado Springs means you also have incredible access to the amazing metropolitan amenities. A wide variety of shopping options, from large national retailers to smaller locally-owned specialty shops, combine with dining establishments that have something for every craving. Colorado Springs’ arts and culture scene is alive and well and our art galleries, performance centers, sports teams and theatres provide a vibrancy to the city. Colorado Springs features a solid economy that is boosted by the presence of Fort Carson, Schriever Air Force Base, Peterson Air Force Base and the Air Force Academy, fantastic local schools and other businesses and industries. Everyone from young families to retirees love calling Colorado Springs their home!

The Barbara Harris Team Wants To Help

Established by The Barbara Harris Team, specialists in Colorado Springs real estate, this website is a perfect resource for all of your home buying and selling needs. If you are looking to buy a home in Colorado Springs, you will find this website’s advanced property search, our featured listings, and the ability to sign up for email updates for home listings, are amazing tools for your home search. We even have resources for those looking to buy a home in one of Colorado Springs many great 50+ Lifestyle or those who need assistance during a Military Relocation. If you are selling real estate in Colorado Springs you can find valuable information on how to prepare a home for sale, receive free estimates on a home’s value, and much more. For all of your Colorado Springs real estate needs, don’t hesitate to contact The Barbara Harris Team today!


The Team at Harris Group Realty Inc. is better qualified to set the correct price for the homes we list, better prepared to market those homes to a larger audience, and are more likely to find a buyer in a shorter period of time. With over 40 years experience and education from Barbara alone, means that we are also better qualified to find the right home for any buyer. Plus, Harris Group Realty, Inc. is a local, family-owned business, not a big box franchise. Real Estate Help You Can Rely On Is Just A Phone Call Away.
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