Security-Widefield is located in Central Colorado in El Paso County, just south of Denver in the Colorado Springs metro area. Located about 10 miles from Colorado Springs and adjacent to Highway 85, the community stretches about 14.5 square miles. The housing market here consists of single-family homes, condominiums and townhouses, as well as residential land lots.
The economy within the community has several industries which provide employment opportunities including educational, health and social services, retail trade, and manufacturing. Residents with children in grades K-12 will find the proper educational accommodations through the Widefield School District #3. For those in pursuit of a degree in higher education, there are six nearby college and university campuses within the area, including the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, the University of Southern Colorado and the University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus.
Recreational amenities throughout the area are also varied. Residents will want to visit such places as the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and the Rocky Mountain Motorcycle Museum. Outdoor enthusiasts will take pleasure in the various activities offered in the state parks of Castlewood Canyon and Garden of the Gods. Average temperatures in the summertime reach a high of about 70 degrees with lows in the winter in the upper 30s.
Security-Widefield Real Estate Market - Prices Security-Widefield Houses for Sale
The Security-Widefield real estate market is composed primarily of single family homes for sale. Typical three-bedroom homes in suburban areas or near the military base of Fort Carson can be acquired starting at $105,000. Slightly larger homes with four-bedrooms and three baths in gated neighborhoods or planned communities can be purchased in the $140,000s. Larger estate properties in Security-Widefield with five or more bedrooms can be purchased starting from $140,000 to upwards of $375,000. Listings for townhomes and condos in the Security-Widefield area are available as well, with prices starting from the low $100,000s.
Security-Widefield Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of September 1st, 2014: homes priced around $170,937 compared to $170,937 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Monday, September 1st, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.06%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.17%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.62%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.67%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Security-Widefield CO. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Security-Widefield to help you find the best home!