Relocating can be a challenge. Whether it is for work, school, or just looking for a new area, Colorado Springs is one of the best places to consider. The area has great schools, plentiful work opportunities, some of the most beautiful destinations that nature has to offer, and is very affordable compared to many other parts of Colorado. If planning a relocation, here are a few of the many reasons so many other people have been looking for homes for sale in Colorado Springs:
Opportunities for Education
Colorado Springs is home to many great and rapidly growing college universities. Among the schools in the area are the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS), Colorado College, and the Air Force Academy. UCCS offers forty five bachelor’s, twenty two master’s, and five doctoral degree programs. Those include both undergraduate and graduate programs that are nationally ranked. Colorado College is a liberal arts school offering a more unique education in the way of their block plan curriculum which has students taking one class at a time for 3 ½ weeks. The AIr Force Academy is a tradition and history rich university. Furthermore, the Air Force Academy
is ranked highly in Forbes Top Public Colleges and Top Liberal Arts Universities in the country. In addition to these schools, there are a handful of smaller schools, community colleges, and technical schools.
Colorado Springs is growing quickly as a city and as a hotspot for the tech industry. In addition to the Colorado Spring’s education, Forbes has also recognized the city for its offerings to those building a career and/or those starting a business. Zoning and tax laws, educated candidates, business cost, and population growth have all contributed in making the city a prime spot for business builders and job seekers.
Some of the Greatest “Great Outdoors”
There is a place called Garden of the Gods… and it lives up to the name. Garden of the God’s is a nationally famous natural and historic landmark where one can see a variety of incredibly beautiful rock formations. However, this is just one of the beautiful parks and natural wonders to be found in this city, located at the base of Colorado’s famous Pike’s Peak. There are mountains to climb, caves to explore, trails to hike or bike, and white water rivers to raft and/or kayak. Colorado Springs is a city that is blessed with amazing nature and climate, and the community celebrates it year round.
Low Cost of Living
Despite its large population and surrounding beauty, Colorado Springs remains incredibly affordable in terms of real estate and daily cost of living. This is especially incredible considering the exponentially increasing renting and purchasing rates of real estate across other parts of Colorado. The tax rates in the county are generally the lowest in the State and among the lowest in the country. This makes Colorado Springs a great place to get a good job, make good money, and keep that money.
Whether you are looking to move to a different part of Colorado or move to Colorado from a different state, these are just a few of the major perks of living in Colorado Springs. If you want to know more about finding a home in Colorado Springs and what the city has to offer, contact
Colorado Springs real estate expert, Marianne Farrell at Berkshire Hathaway.