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How to Buy a Colorado Ranch

So you want to buy a ranch in Colorado! Congratulations! Here are just a few steps to consider before signing the final papers. 1) It’s an Investment: Walt Whitman is credited with saying “buy land they aren’t making any more of the stuff” If there is a residence associated with the land the land could be considered more valuable than the house. 2) Utilities: Most likely you aren’t going to have any. Be prepared to have a well drilled or an existing well tested. Power will have to be brought to the property or alternative energy sources such as solar … Click For More

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Selling Your House During the Winter Months

Selling Your House During the Winter Months Here are a few thoughts if you are trying to sell your home during the winter. Keep these items in mind and help sell your house when your competition is a cold vacant REO or forclosed property. Turn the lights on and open the drapes and blinds. Lights help make a space not only more inviting but makes them look bigger. Safety first, turn on outdoor lights as well. Control the smells, a challenge year around. In the winter it’s hard to open the windows to allow the smells to dissipate. Encourage daylight … Click For More

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Mud on the tires and Colorado Pinstripes

Originally published 4-25-10 Today I got to go look at a new listing. The words mud on the tires and *Colorado pinstripes came to life. *Colorado pinstripes come from driving on rough or non existent roads against low hanging branches and bushes. If you are interested in putting some Colorado pinstripes on your vehicle and want to buy some property that’s a little out of the way contact Dena Stevens! I’m happy to email you listings no obligation! Dena Stevens Putting the ‘real’ into Realtor since 2004

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Living in Southern Colorado part 2

Cactus Flower……closing the gate…….tumbling tumble weeds……yard art…….antique tractor collections…….front porches………mesas……..rock gardens……chicks and hens…..tamales……..green chili…..HARP……..indoor herbs…..wild turkeys…..wind…..barbed wire….real boots…..finding antlers………the old store……..knowing the natives…….watching for UFO’s…….twilight………cloud formations…….duck races……..town signs……..farmers…….ranchers……..One movie theater……dudes…….real cowboys……barber polls……..town parades 4 times a year….stocking the fridge and cabinets in case…….making sure you have everything before you leave town for home…..keeping a winter coat and flashlight in the car all the time….not far is more or less an hours drive….hitting deer with the car……Jackson Hill………the old ski area………avoiding Hard Scrabble with weekend bikers……Historical makers……..wondering what that once was…..100 year old cemeteries…….old mines………avoiding hunters on the road……wondering how they … Click For More

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Brush Hollow Reservoir Penrose Colorado

Brush Hollow is a hidden 200 acre reservoir West of the town of Penrose. The lake is used as a fishery mostly but it also makes for a nice day out. Fish you might find in the Brush Hollow Lake: Rainbow Trout Cutbow Trout Snake River Cut throat Black Crappie Blue Gill Channel Cat fish Wall Eye Large Mouth Bass Directions: From Highway #115 take 3rd Street West to CR 127 or E Street head North for a few miles and look for the Brush Hollow directing you West again. Follow the road to the Brush Hollow reservoir. http://g.co/maps/tnpn3 For … Click For More

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