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    Event Spotlight: Mike the Headless Chicken

    By Christi Reece | May 30, 2018

    Looking for a unique and full of character event this summer?  Head over to Mike the Headless Chicken Festival in Fruita. June 1st and 2nd are packed full of family fun games, booths, and activities, all centered around the main event, you guessed it, chicken! Mike the Headless Chicken was a world-famous poultry that survived... Read More

    5 Things We Love About Grand Junction

    By Christi Reece | May 21, 2018

    1. COMMUNITY SUPPORT We have a fantastic food bank, Center for children who are victims of abuse, United Way and many organizations out there that look out for our neighbors.  In Grand Junction, we take care of one another. 2. COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT Yes, it can get a little crazy up there during the height... Read More

    Colorado National Monument: A hike for all levels

    By Christi Reece | May 16, 2018

    A short drive from Grand Junction, the Colorado National Monument is a breathtaking region of land that you certainly don’t want to miss.  Whether you started hiking last week or have miles of trail under your belt, there’s a trail for everyone in the park. Pick one of our suggested hikes below and enjoy a... Read More

    What You Get for Under $250,000

    By Christi Reece | May 15, 2018

    $250,000 is a popular price point, especially among first time home buyers.  The median home price in Grand Junction is currently $224,676.  Here’s a look at what you can get in our area in this price range. Three Bedroom Home in Stonegate Subdivision 648 1/2 Avalon Drive, Grand Junction WHAT:  A bright open ranch style... Read More

    Just Listed and Under Contract in NO TIME FLAT!

    By Christi Reece | May 14, 2018

    We JUST put this home on the market and it is ALREADY UNDER CONTRACT!     So how do we do it? Well for one, this home is in a GREAT LOCATION. It sits right in the middle of downtown Grand Junction.  It was built in 1951, but recently underwent a complete remodel which gave... Read More

    Marketing Your Home PROPERLY

    By Christi Reece | May 10, 2018

    After decluttering and staging, your home is ready to go on the market. You’ll want to work with a realtor so they can PROPERLY determine the appropriate starting price point for your home and creating the listing, however, creating a listing isn’t quite enough.  Any home will need to be marketed appropriately, and that means... Read More

    How to Stage Your Luxury Home for Selling

    By Christi Reece | May 10, 2018

    In today’s technologically-controlled market, selling a home isn’t nearly as simple as placing an ad in the local paper. Buyers want to know everything from when the roof was last replaced to when the baseboards were dusted—and every tiny bit of information in between. And nowhere does this hold more true than when it comes... Read More

    Overlooked Recordkeeping

    By Christi Reece | May 8, 2018

    Homeowners are familiar that they can deduct the interest and property taxes from their income tax returns. They also understand that there is a substantial capital gains exclusion for qualified sales of up to $250,000 if single and $500,000 for married filing jointly. However, ongoing recordkeeping tends to be overlooked. New homeowners should get in... Read More

    Waiting Will Cost More!!!

    By Christi Reece | April 2, 2018

    With the first quarter of 2018 in the books, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage is nearing what Freddie Mac predicted it would be in the second quarter. If this pace continues, rates will exceed the five percent mark expected by the end of the year. The Fed has had its first of an expected three... Read More

    FHA Loans

    By Christi Reece | March 30, 2018

    The Federal Housing Authority, operating under HUD, offers affordable mortgages for tens of thousands of buyers who may not qualify for other types of programs. They are popular with both first-time and repeat buyers. The 3.5% down payment is an attractive feature but there are other advantages: More tolerant for credit challenges than conventional mortgages.... Read More

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