Realtors The Becky Gloriod Partners Analyze Amenities of Colorado Springs for Retired Military

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Becky and Jack Gloriod, of The Becky Gloriod Partners, list the top three tips regarding why Colorado Springs is an ideal retirement place for military personnel.

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Individuals retiring from the military are still relatively young, and often decide to return to a city such as Colorado Springs that has a wealth of resources available for veterans.

Colorado Springs is an enticing community for anyone, and is being discovered by people from all walks of life. It has more than 300 days of sunshine every year, majestic mountain views, an extensive hiking/biking trail system, easy access to skiing, low cost of living, low property taxes, great business development opportunities and a well-educated workforce.

“Colorado Springs features fantastic real estate values compared to nearby Denver, where home prices are 50% to 60% higher,” said Becky Gloriod, of The Becky Gloriod Partners and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. “It is also the ideal place for retired military personnel. Furthermore, Thrillist, in 2015, ranked Colorado Springs as the No. 3 Best Military Town in the United States.”

For veterans considering retiring to Colorado Springs, The Becky Gloriod Partners list the following three benefits:

No. 1: Military community. “Individuals transitioning from military to civilian life may find comfort knowing that they share a common bond with many others in the community who have either served or are currently serving,” said Jack, a Vietnam veteran and retired Army Colonel. “In fact, Colorado Springs is known amongst retired military as a great place to live.”

No. 2: Wealth of resources. “Individuals retiring from the military are still relatively young, and often decide to return to a city such as Colorado Springs that has a wealth of resources available for veterans,” said Becky. “The city is incredibly friendly to people wanting to start a small business, as well as a host to dozens of defense contractors.”

No. 3: Growth. “From 2000 to 2014, Colorado Springs saw a population growth of nearly 20 percent, and over the last year has seen a 20-percent increase in building permits for new houses,” concluded Jack. “Additionally, the Fort Carson Army Base, Peterson Air Force Base, and Schriever Air Force Base bring many new residents to the area.”

About Becky Gloriod, The Becky Gloriod Partners, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Becky Gloriod has consistently been recognized as one of the Top 5 Agents in the Pikes Peak Region since 1998. She was chosen as the No. 1 Agent in the Pikes Peak Region in 2005, 2006 and 2007, and the No. 1 Agent in the Southwest & Broadmoor area since 1995. Becky, who specializes in luxury properties, is a charter member of The Elite 25, a luxury real estate networking group. For more information, please call (719) 229-9777, or visit Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Rocky Mountain, REALTORS is located at 660 Southpointe Ct., Suite 200, Colorado Springs, CO 80906.

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