Information about your new community
Colorado Springs offers many different types neighborhoods that fit the needs of any individual or family relocating here. Research and planning are the keys to finding a house and a neighborhood that suits your needs. You can do many things ahead of time that can help you during your HHT. If your HHT is done virtually as opposed to in-person viewings, here are a few tips to make sure that you get the right fit.
Make sure to read Chapter 3 from the CANELEMNORAD Welcome Book about HHT's.
Work with an experienced realtor that will be willing to do the extra work for you. Email your MFS
Coordinator for the Realtor Recommendation list from the community.
Ask a lot of questions
Ask a lot more questions. Some pictures and videos may not show you the real deal.
CAF Colorado Community
Ask questions in the CAF Colorado Facebook group. Some military members may be moving back to Canada this summer, and their houses may be up for rent. They will share their experiences with the property owners and probably give you a better idea of the house's condition.
Schools and Programs?
Did you think about schools? If you want to enroll your children in specific programs, try to locate the school first and try to narrow your research to nearby neighborhoods. Go to Education in Colorado
Where do you want to live?
There are many options to choose from. Some like being closer to the mountains, while others prefer a quiet neighborhood with all the amenities nearby. You have neighborhoods with community centers and others without any extra add-ons.