Category Archive: Real Estate Tips

Jun 08

Why Do Basements in Colorado Springs Have Sump Pits?

Nearly all homes in Colorado Springs has a sump pit if not a sump pump in the basement. If the pump is there, either the builder or previous owner saw a need to provide a way to pump water out of the basement.  The general water table in Colorado Springs tends to be low, but …

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Jun 08

Should You Test For Radon in a Colorado Springs Home?

Should you test for Radon? Simply put, yes. Radon is very common in Colorado Springs. When shopping for real estate in Colorado Springs it’s important to keep in mind. Radon is a radioactive gas formed by the decay of radium that comes through the soil and up through your foundation or slab. It can condense …

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Jun 08

What’s Your Negotiating Style?

There are no two ways about it, real estate in Colorado Springs, Monument and Woodland Park areas has hit a slump and it’s a buyer’s market. But there are still important things to keep in mind. When setting out to buy Colorado Springs real estate, first you should figure out whether you have your heart …

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Jun 08

Home Improvement in Colorado Springs’ Soft Market

When you are thinking about home improvement, be clear about your goal.  If your goal is resale, then proceed with caution. Colorado Springs Real Estate has lost considerable value this past year. As we look ahead and hope to see a recovery in 2008, it’s important to know that the competition is still fierce. You …

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