Rent to Own Homes in Colorado Springs, CO

Seated at the base of Pikes Peak, one of Americas most famous mountains, Colorado Springs has a rich history as one of the premier cities of the American West. Today, the national defense industry has a major presence in this scenic city, with entities such as the Space Foundation, Boeing General Dynamics, and Lockheed Martin all in town. Colorado Springs is also home to the United States Air Force Academy, as well as several air force bases. While the city has an active commercial and high-tech center, its still famous for its family-friendly, small-town vibe, and consistently shows up on "Best Places to Live" lists every year, thanks to its mountain town atmosphere and breathtaking scenery.

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3 Beds, 3 Baths

Colorado Springs, CO 80923

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Colorado Springs, CO 80910

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School: Monroe Elementary School
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Colorado Springs, CO 80923

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5 Beds, 3 Baths

Colorado Springs, CO 80919

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School: Rockrimmon Elementary School
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4 Beds, 3 Baths

Colorado Springs, CO 80916

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School: Turman Elementary School
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5 Beds, 4 Baths

Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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School: Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School
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4 Beds, 3 Baths

Colorado Springs, CO 80917

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Colorado Springs, CO 80916

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Colorado Springs, CO 80916

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Housing Statistics for Colorado Springs

These housing statistics for Colorado Springs include rent to own houses as well as homes for sale, homes for rent, and condominiums:

  • The median sale price for a home in Colorado Springs is $212,000. This represents an increase of 1.2 percent over last year.
  • The median list price for a Colorado Springs home is $220,000, which represents an increase of 4.8 percent over last year.
  • As of August 2013, 89.5 percent of Colorado Springs homes are single-family units, 6.2 percent are condominiums, and 4.2 percent are other property types.
  • As of August 2013, 60.8 percent of Colorado Springs homes are owned, while 39.2 percent are rented.
  • The annual residential turnover rate is 23.48 percent.

Local Events and Festivals

Colorado Springs has a number of family-friendly festivals throughout the year. Here are a few of the most popular:

Oktoberfest (September)

The annual Colorado Springs Oktoberfest is patterned after the famous event in Munich and offers plenty of live music, dancing, beer, and festival food. Theres also a brat-eating competition, a dachshund dash, and a stein-hoisting contest.

Pikes Peak Greek Festival (August)

This annual event celebrates all things Greek. Visitors can enjoy plenty of ethnic food, drink, and dancing while browsing through vendor stands filled with gifts, jewelry, and handmade crafts.

Colorado Springs Science Festival (October)

This nine-day event celebrates the world of science, with interactive displays showcasing technology, natural science, geology, and a wealth of scientific fun facts and experiments. It kicks off with a Science Carnival thats fun for the whole family.

Pawtoberfest (September)

Benefiting the local Human Society, this annual event offers everything from a doggie walk to a canine costume competition.

Festival of Lights Parade (December)

This annual holiday event attracts thousands of residents and visitors eager to welcome in the Christmas season. It features bands, floats, horses, and a visit from Santa Claus.

Springs Spree (June)

A true community celebration, this annual event is one of the highlights of the Colorado Springs calendar, and offers two full days of family entertainment, including carnival rides, food, arts, crafts, live entertainment, and plenty of games.

Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo (July)

One of the most prestigious rodeos in the country, this annual event features bareback bronco riding, steer wrestling, bull riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing, and a host of other exciting rodeo contests.

Local Sports

Colorado Springs is the national headquarters of the U.S. Olympic Committee and also hosts the U.S. Olympic Training Center. A large number of Olympic sporting events are headquartered in the city, including bobsledding, skating, basketball, field hockey, table tennis, wrestling, hockey, fencing, volleyball, triathlon, shooting, swimming, judo, cycling, boxing, and taekwondo. The city is also home to several professional teams, including the Sky Sox, the AAA top affiliate of the Colorado Rockies baseball and the Blizzard, which competes in the Premier Arena Soccer League Rocky Mountain Division. Pro rugby and cricket is played here, as well as a number of popular rodeo events throughout the year.

Local Shopping

Colorado Springs boasts a number of malls and shopping centers. Here are a few of the most popular:

American Classics Marketplace

This unique center is home to Colorados biggest craft and antiques mall. With more than 300 vendors, youll be able to find everything from home furnishings and gifts to locally-made crafts and jewelry.

Old Colorado City Farmers Market

This weekly market has more than 24 full-time vendors offering everything from fresh cheese and artisan breads to farm-fresh produce, homemade jewelry, and handcrafted soaps.

Chapel Hills Mall

Chapel Hills Mall offers more than 100 stores and restaurants, as well as a childrens play area.

Citadel Mall

As one of the largest malls in Colorado, Citadel Mall has more than 150 specialty boutiques, department stores, and restaurants.

Local Restaurants

Whether youre hankering for American, German, Mexican, or Italian food, youll find all your favorites in Colorado Springs. Here are some of the areas most popular restaurants:

Edelweiss Restaurant (34 E. Ramona Ave)

What better way is there to enjoy the local mountain ambiance than to indulge in a hearty German dinner? Edelweiss Restaurant offers a full menu of German delights, including bratwurst, sauerbraten, and schnitzel. You can also enjoy extravagant house-made desserts such as tortes, pastries, and baked Alaska.

The Famous Steakhouse (31 N. Tejon St)

If youre in the mood for a thick, juicy steak, this Chicago-style steakhouse will have just what youre looking for. A local favorite, it offers generous cuts of meat as well as special dishes such as tuna tartare, Colorado lamb rack, chicken Oscar with crabmeat and asparagus, and pork shank osso bucco with soft polenta.

Phantom Canyon Brewing Co. (2 E, Pikes Peak Ave)

This elegant brewhouse offers its own handcrafted artisan beers as well as a menu that boasts pub favorites such as fried calamari, country -fried bacon sliders on pretzel rolls, hickory-smoked pork chops, chicken and waffles, tortellini primavera with asparagus and smoked tomato cream, beer-battered fish and chips, and Colorado lamb sirloin. Before and after dinner, you can also enjoy a game of darts or billiards, thanks to the huge second-floor billiard hall.