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Information for buyers of Colorado Real Estate in the Pueblo, Canon City and surrounding areas

The Great Real Estate Deal : Don’t Pass Up the Obvious

  “What’s the last thing you would expect a gold fish to notice?”  It knows if you get close to the bowl you might feed it. That stupid castle is always in it’s way. The plastic plants? Nope, the last thing a gold fish is going to notice is the obvious, it’s water.     Daily I get asked for the really “great” real estate deal. The property I’d buy, the one you pass on to friends first. And there are some “great deals” out there right now. Don’t pass up the obvious! Investment property: Anybody who has lost their … Click For More

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Buy Vacant Land

So You Want To Buy Some Vacant Land Agents get calls all the time from people who want to buy vacant land. With the economic down turn it is a great time to buy land. Walt Whitman is credited as saying “buy land they aren’t making any more”       A few things to consider before you start looking for vacant unimproved land: The seller probably owns it out right. It’s possible they have a mortgage but, around Southern Colorado many people paid cash. If they own the property outright they may or may-not be desperate to sell. Just … Click For More

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Appraisals, Buyers Property Inspections, Sellers Property Inspections

  Appraisers : Look at a property to make sure it fits the banks guidelines and requirements. This might include things like making sure the furnace works, the water heater works, there are hand rails on stair cases and that the houses value is the same as the agreed contract.  These things may vary by lender and loan type. Buyers Inspector : Works on behalf of the buyer looking at the property top to bottom. The inspectors report will tell you a number of things that are or are not working in the house. These don’t have to be deal … Click For More

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Why Real Estate is Local

Real Estate is local, real estate is local…hire somebody who has been to the area you are interested in, preferably lives in the area. Click For More

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Canon City Chamber of Commerce New Member Dena Stevens REALTOR

I’m happy to announce that I’m a new member of the Canon City Chamber of Commerce. My first meeting as a new member was at Prospectors RV park near the Royal Gorge Bridge.  I’m excited to start participating  and getting more involved with my community. I’ve been to a few After Hours Events and even spoke at  Brain Food for Breakfast two times. Feel free to contact me if I can assist you in buying or selling your Fremont county property. I’m here to help! Dena Stevens Putting the ‘real’ into REALTOR since 2004

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