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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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The property inspection in Southern Colorado

The property inspection in Southern Colorado  In Southern Colorado and the Canon City area property inspections are historically done by  buyers hoping to buy a house or commercial building. And buyers can do a property inspection on vacant land as well. The buyer will call a property inspector, arrange for a time and date, double check with the seller about availability, have utilities turned on at vacant properties and cross their fingers it all works out well. Sellers should think about getting a property inspection prior to putting their house or property on the market for sale. Why? No property … Click For More

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Victorian Houses around Southern Colorado

Victorian houses are usually categorized as those built between 1840 and 1900. Around Pueblo and Canon City houses are usually smaller than modern day houses. There are exceptions of course. The houses can either consist of many small rooms strung together or one main room with small rooms attached. Many in the Pueblo and the Royal Gorge MLS have been remodeled for modern conveniences. Many exteriors still look like they did originally, made up of granite, stone, brick and traditional frame. Buyers should have any house completely inspected top to bottom by a qualified home inspector. A good inspector will acknowledge an … Click For More

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Fixer Uppers in Fremont County, Canon City, Penrose, and Florence

If you are in the market for a “fixer upper” parts of Canon City, Florence, Penrose, Fremont County Colorado might be a great place to start your search. Many of the towns best turn of the century, mid century and post war homes are in need of some good basic updating. Updating might include: Replacing Tlock shingles Updating plumbing and electrical systems Installing energy efficient appliances,windows,water heaters and furnaces Cosmetic updates like cabinets and carpet Removing over grown or older dieing landscaping Canon City, Florence, Penrose and Fremont County currently (November 2011) has many good houses that are being offered … Click For More

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