The Murty Group’s Second Annual Care and Share Food Drive

This is such a great time to give back, and that’s why it’s time for The Murty Group’s Second Annual Care and Share Food Drive! The Care and Share Food Bank is a great organization that works with their partner agencies across Southern Colorado to serve our neighbors in need. They’re affiliated with Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief charity. Together, they’re able to supply more than 300 partner agencies in Southern Colorado. Last year, they distributed more than 21.4 million pounds of food, which equates to 17 million meals throughout the 31 counties that they service. In the first Food Drive we did last year, we raised 127… Read More

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Remembering our Veterans

Today we celebrate and remember those courageous men and women who have defended our country. We think of how proud we are of all the brave souls who have fought for our freedoms and privileges. On today of all days, we are reminded especially of the people that are no longer with us, like my grandfather, Dale Gidel. Dale was a Lieutenant in the US Navy during WWII. He protected our rights and fought for his country, like so many others who have touched the lives of millions. So join with me in raising a glass, or lighting a candle, or just giving a cheer, for the amazing Veterans of… Read More

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OPEN HOUSE – 3335 Orion Drive

Come stop by and see Graham Murty at 3335 Orion Drive on Saturday from 12-3pm! This beautiful home is in the Top of Skyway with amazing views of the City, Mountains and Garden of the Gods! You don’t want to miss the chance to walk through this wonderful ranch floor plan with incredible details. Open from 12-3pm on Saturday, August 27 3335 Orion Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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Local Market Stats – December 2014

The end of the year wrapped up pretty nicely. My wife and I spent Christmas with our three sons and their respective partners. It was great to have the family all together in one place, if only for a day or two. The new year has been all about getting things organized, setting new goals for 2015 and introducing new systems to our workplace. Our office just went paperless, so while the long-term effects will be great, it’s been an adjustment for everyone! We’re also in the process of upgrading my personal database, so I’ll be better able to connect with you and really stay in touch! Our end of the… Read More

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Local Market Stats – November 2014

The numbers for for November are in! Take a look at the charts below to see how the Real Estate Market Stats stack up for Colorado Springs! Compared to 2013, our average and median sales prices for November are actually down. Since we had been seeing steady increases over the last several months, this is a change for year over year. As you can see from these next two graphs, although pricing was down last month, the number of sales have actually increased.  We had 783 new listings hit the market in November, and we closed 782 properties that same month, so our “percent of inventory” is at 99.87% this… Read More

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Buying a Home

Negotiate Your Best House Buy Keep your emotions in check and your eyes on the goal, and you’ll pay less when purchasing a home. Read Keep Your Home Purchase on Track You’ve found your dream home. Make sure missteps don’t prevent a successful closing. Read 4 Tips to Determine How Much Mortgage You Can Afford By knowing how much mortgage you can handle, you can ensure that homeownership will fit in your budget. Read 7 Steps to a Stress-Free Home Closing This cheat sheet helps you do your homework, so you know what you’re signing when you close the sale of your home. Read Find the Home Loan that Fits… Read More

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