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Colorful Colorado Springs
By Luther
November 4, 2011
I have lived in Colorado Springs for almost 32 years now and the weather never ceases to amaze me. Monday the weather was warm, in the 60's. By Tuesday evening the weather had turned to blizzard conditions and today it will be back in the 60's. As I think about why they call it colorful Colorado I can't help but contemplate the beauty of the rapid changes. The lawns are still green for the most part in early November and many trees are still showing there vibrant colors. Then the fluffy white snow blankets the ground and as it begins to ...
Halloween 2011
By Luther
October 31, 2011
The weather in Colorado Springs is cooperating this Halloween with highs near 70 deg F. The leaves are still turning and the lawns are still green making it a colorful Colorado day. Be sure to screen your childrens candy for unwrapped or unsealed pieces when they arrive home from the evening of trick or treat fun. Be safe and Happy Halloween from Luther Benson and the staff at Access Real Etate Professionals.
Colorado Springs Listed Among the best markets in 2012
By Luther
October 30, 2011
Rich Laden of the gazette wrote an article in the Colorado Springs Gazett that stated the housing market will stage a turnaround in 2012 and become one of the nation’s best, according to a national forecast by Builder Magazine. According to Builder magazine the Springs ranks No. 7 on Builder’s Top 20 list of healthiest markets the magazine is projecting for next year. The article sited that the Department of Defense’s major presence in the Colorado Springs area —  which includes Fort Carson, Peterson ...
Market Update for September
By Luther
October 30, 2011
Did you know that over 1800 homes sold in the 4th quarter of last year and we are on target to exceed that this year. Don't buy into the misconception that homes don't sell in the 4th quarter of the year. There are currently 4196active single family listings on the market in the Pikes Peak region compared to 5556 last year in September which, is a 24.5% decrease. New listings on the market were down by 13.6%. Sales were upcompared to last Sept 2010 with an increase of 11.4%. Of ...
By Luther
January 19, 2011
By Luther Benson As published in the Gazette. How do we help create jobs in our community? I am not an expert on how to romance big corporations by providing tax credits or incentives, but I do know that in the Colorado Springs metro area our number 1 industry is the building industry. So when home building suffers, jobs suffer and not just building jobs but jobs in other sectors of the economy are affect by those job losses. So what is one thing we can do about it? Negative and misleading news, mostly on the national level has caused a ...