Enjoy Mountain Living AND the Convenience of the City

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Are you PCSing to the Colorado Springs area and looking to take full advantage of the picturesque mountain landscape? Do you also want the convenience of city amenities close by? If so, the Tri-Lakes region of Colorado Springs may be the community for you and your family. The towns of Monument, Palmer Lake and Woodmoor are at the north edge …

Colorado Springs Just May Be the Best Place for You to Retire

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Are you approaching retirement and/or facing your last PCS? The state of Colorado was recently named the 18th best place to retire in the U.S. And with a lower cost of living than Denver, Colorado Springs is a very attractive option for retirement. According to Kiplinger, generally when people hit retirement age, they shift from saying where they live is …

Summer Fun in Colorado Springs

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Whether you are PCSing to Colorado Springs this summer or visiting the area before your move, there are many events that showcase the charm, adventure and beauty of the Pike’s Peak region. Here are a few of the annual summer events happening in the coming weeks in Colorado Springs. June 2, 2018 11 am to 5 pm Manitou Springs Spend …

Tips and Tricks for a Smooth PCS Move to Colorado Springs

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Are you PCSing to Colorado Springs this spring or summer? If so, we have some great tips and tricks to help ease some of the stress of your move and help you get on your way to your new home in Colorado Springs. Update your information through this link. You can do this even if you don’t have your orders …

New Ranking: Colorado Springs is the #2 Place to Live in the U.S.!

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Colorado Springs was just ranked as the #2 place to live in the United States by U.S. News & World Report! While this may come as no surprise for current Colorado Springs residents, if you’re PCSing to the region, this ranking proves that Colorado Springs is a fantastic place to invest in property! U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best …

Spring Has Sprung in Colorado Springs

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Spring in Colorado Springs is a magical time of year! If you are PCSing to Colorado Springs and are planning a visit to check out the area, be sure to enjoy some of these amazing sights. From outdoor adventures to exploring unique shops and art galleries, Colorado Springs has so much to offer to both visitors and residents of all …

Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH): What You Need to Know

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There are so many things to consider as you PCS and BAH is definitely one of the most important. However, understanding the BAH rate and how it’s calculated can be confusing. Read on for a guide to how the basic allowance for housing can help you and your family when you PCS to Colorado Springs. According to the Defense Travel …

One of Colorado Springs’ Own is Named Air Force Spouse of the Year!

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Kristen Christy is making Colorado Springs and Peterson Air Force Base proud! She was just named the Air Force Spouse of the Year! She is now in the running for the AFI Military Spouse of the Year award. This award honors military spouses from all branches of service and recognizes their important contributions and unwavering commitment to the military community …

Millennials are Seeking Colorado Springs Lifestyle

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It won’t be long before millennials are the most powerful and influential generation in America, politically, culturally and economically. And more and more millennials are choosing to make Colorado Springs their home. According to a study from the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program, Colorado Springs claimed the number one spot on the list of metropolitan areas that saw an increase …

Visit Colorado Springs and Keep the Olympic Spirit Alive

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As the 2018 Winter Olympics come to a close, we’re reminded that during the Olympic Games, the world seems to come together, if only for a couple of weeks. If you’re planning a visit to Colorado Springs before you PCS, you’ll see that in Olympic City, USA, this feeling of unity and Olympic spirit is kept alive every day, 365 …