You're PCSing, Now What?

If you have received a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) order to Colorado Springs, Congratulations!!! Colorado Springs is one of the most sought after locations for Military families to we want to thank you for your service by providing you with a Military First® closing bonus. For a Military Relocation Consultation, contact us today.

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“Where are we going to live?”

This question is an important one as not only are you deciding where to live but there are also several things to consider, like schools in the area in the case that you have children. You may want to consider commute times, as well as the cost of living. Whether this is your first PCS or your fifth executing a PCS will always come with some unique challenges. The single best way to alleviate some of these stresses that come with the challenges created by a PCS is to be prepared and most importantly, to be organized for your move. Things you can do to get prepared and organize, even though you may not physically in Colorado Springs just yet is to research and get to know the different neighborhoods and communities, as well as the applicable homes for sale in those areas of Colorado Springs.

Some of the things to consider when finding a place to live are the schools for the kids, a new job for your military spouse, the desired location proximity to doctors, dentists, vet clinics and fun things to do in the area. Congratulations to you as Colorado Springs is consistently listed as one of the top places for many of these things. Including, the most desirable place to live in the entire country. The list of things to get done goes on and on however, like the scout's motto goes, always be prepared. 

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Military families looking to PCS to Colorado Springs can take advantage of RE/MAX Properties, Inc. Military First Program

The more you research in advance and get to know the Colorado Springs real estate market the more likely you will choose a location you love. Needless to say, it is hard to choose a location in Colorado Springs that is not desirable as most places in our gorgeous city to have an incredible view of the Rocky Mountain Front Range, Pikes Peak, and beyond. If you stay organized, set your priorities, and feel prepared you will feel confident about your next move. This is where a quality REALTOR comes into play. With the right representation and assistance a quality, highly trained professional can assist you in your preparation.  

"Do we want to rent or buy?" 

This is always the first question to ask yourself as this will determine a few things for you and your family first. If you are not sure the first thing to do is to calculate your monthly income, any debt you need to pay off, and compare that to what mortgage rates are for the type of home you would like to live in. This may seem like a lot if you don't have any experience doing this sort of thing. If this is the case, no sweat, we would love to help you figure all of this out as we do this on a daily basis for our many great clients like yourself. Contact us today to start the process. 

If you are coming to the conclusion that you need to rent, no worries, we would love to help you confirm that decision, help you get in a great rental, and also help you get on a path towards purchasing a property. Sometimes this involves working with one of our preferred lenders who have great credit repair strategies. There are many small things you can do to repair your credit, consolidate your debt or even simply opening a new credit card, and putting twenty dollars on it and paying it on time can really help give your credit a nice boost. 

 Military First®

The Military First® Colorado Springs military relocation program is a unique, closing bonus program, trademarked by RE/MAX Properties, Inc. With such a heavy military presence in Colorado Springs. It is estimated that 75% of Colorado Springs is occupied by residents who are in the military and this number is growing on a consistent basis with new military bases coming to Colorado Springs, such as the recent arrival of the United States Space command.

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The Military First® Colorado Springs military relocation program is the least we can do to thank you for your dedication to serving our great country. The RE/MAX Properties, Inc. Military First® Program offers higher closing bonuses than other popular closing bonus programs such as USAA Federal Savings Bank, Pentagon Federal Credit Union, and Navy Federal Credit Union. Our Military First® closing bonus is available at the time of your closing where other institutions can take weeks to months after closing to mail or deposit your bonus.

The Military First® Program was created as a way to say "thank you" to our active & retired military community by offering our local service members a closing bonus that beats most other bonus programs currently available. The Military First® bonus is also delivered more quickly than most other bonus programs.  RE/MAX Properties, Inc. has helped over 100,000 Colorado Springs residents, buy or sell a home, since opening in 1986. Nobody knows Colorado Springs real estate better than the professionals at RE/MAX Properties, Inc. So why not work with the number one real estate company in Colorado Springs?

Working with a Military Relocation Professional 

The Joe Clement Team's very own Jennifer Jenkins has been awarded the nationally recognized Military Relocation Professional Certification. The National Association of REALTORS® awards the MRP certification to REALTORS® who help military personnel, veterans and their families find housing that lets them make the best use of their benefits and serves the unique needs of military life. 

When military staff and their families relocate, the services of a real estate professional who understands their needs and timetables can make the transfer easier, faster, and less stressful.  REALTORS® who earn this certification know to work with active-duty military buyers and sellers, as well as veterans. 

Being a part of a Military Family herself, Jennifer had the opportunity to practice real estate in Kentucky, California, Pennsylvania and Colorado.  Her many connections with military moves and military bases assure you will have a Broker that understands what is needed for a smooth & successful move.  For a Relocation Consultation,Contact us today.


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