Realtor and Title Information

Realtors, Title Companies, and Prospective Home Buyer Information

Fees and Property Taxes

Fees are due quarterly on Jan 1st, April 1st, July 1st, and Oct 1st. Initial fees are pro-rated from closing date to the end of the current quarter. We provide landscaping and maintenance of common areas and amenities; covenant enforcement and architectural design review; trash service; community-wide events; and resident communication. Fee and property tax information can be found on our Fees page.

About the District

Inspiration Metropolitan District is located in Aurora, Colorado 80016. Upon full buildout, the community will consist of 1,916 single family homes. As of 2024, the development is approximately 90% complete. Inspiration Metropolitan District used to be called Rockinghorse Metropolitan District, the name was changed in 2017. Inspiration is the only neighborhood in Aurora that belongs to Douglas County. We are located on the north-eastern corner of Douglas County and at the southern edge of Aurora.

Community elements include an outdoor swimming pool, tennis court, sand volleyball court, sports rink, bike and skate features, a dog park, playgrounds, shade structures, benches, and open space.

Which homes are in the District?

All homes in the Rockinghorse subdivision in Douglas County are part of the Inspiration Metropolitan District.

Association Information

There is not an HOA.

Roughly half of the homes belong to the age-restricted portion, Hilltop 55+ at Inspiration, which charges additional fees. Hilltop residents have access to the private Hilltop Club, which is governed by the Hilltop Club Association. Homes within the Hilltop area automatically belong to the HCA and may not opt out. Homeowners outside the designated Hilltop homes may not opt in or otherwise join.

Architectural Design Review and Residential Improvement Guidelines

Homeowners may start the ARC application process prior to closing (while under contract). Guidelines and contact information can be found on our Design Review page.

Certificate of Insurance

Inspiration Metropolitan District Certificate of Coverage (COI): IMD Certificate of Insurance 2024

Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions

View our Governance Documents page for the CC&Rs. Please note that Inspiration was formerly known as Rockinghorse.

Meeting Minutes and Governing Documents

Meeting minutes are on our Board Meetings page. Minutes are posted 5-8 weeks after a meeting, after approval at the following meeting. More documents can be found on our Governance Documents page. Finance documents including budget, financial statement and reserve study are posted to our Financials page. Financial statements for the prior year are available after audit, typically by mid-year of the following fiscal year.

Public Records Request Policy

If you require a large amount of documentation to be provided, please read our Public Records Request Policy, as fees may apply.

Snow Removal

Homeowners are responsible for their own snow removal on their property and adjacent sidewalks. The City of Aurora provides snow plowing of streets on a priority basis.

Status Letter

To obtain an final account status letter, please fill out the Status Letter Request form according to the instructions within the document and email it to our billing provider, CLA, at [email protected].

Transfer Fee

A transfer fee in the amount of $500 is charged for every new home sale and every resale. This fee covers the Status Letter.


Homeowners are responsible for their own utilities, with the exception of residential trash collection included in District fees. Xcel Energy provides gas and electric service. Comcast and CenturyLink are the main Internet providers. Aurora Water is set up at closing.