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The nature and beauty of Colorado Springs is very prevalent here, it is one of the number one things that gives the Rockrimmon area its appeal. This community is located on the North West Side of the Springs, nestled in the foothills near I-25. Like many areas of the Springs, Rockrimmon was a huge part of the coal mining industry. The Pikeview Mine was established here in 1897, and pushed out nearly 8.8 million tons of coal before its operation stopped in 1957. The area is now home to thousands of acres of the mine that sit underneath it.
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In Rockrimmon, there are many parks, open spaces, a popular one being Ute Valley Park, so residents have plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy. Grocery shopping is near by, such as Trader Joes, Sprouts Farmers Market, Whole Foods, as well as Ranch Food Direct. There are also local restaurants, a few chains and even home a way from home bars that serve delicious food and offer great entertainment. Rockrimmon is home to District 20, and offers its primary schools; Eagleview Middle School, Air Academy High-school and Rockrimmon Elementary. Many homes in the area were built in the 1970's to the 1980's, and range anywhere from the upper $200,000s to $600,000 or more. It also offers several town-home communities , apartment living, as well as some new construction .
The Buyer's Guide
Buying a home now instead of renting one may be the game-changer that amplifies long-term savings for renters who are ready to become homeowners. When paying a mortgage as opposed to paying rent, that money is reinvested back in your favor, so you’re contributing to your own net worth when you own a home. This is a term called equity, and it’s one of the biggest financial benefits of homeownership.
If the pandemic and the changes we’ve faced recently have made you seriously think about buying a home instead of renting one, you’re not alone. You may, however, be wondering if the dollars and cents add up in your favor as home prices continue to rise. According to the experts, in many cases, it’s still more affordable to buy a home than to rent one.
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