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Cows Can’t Read and Deer Don’t Give Directions: How to List Vacant Land

Cows can’t read and Deer don’t give directions: How to list vacant land (Originally written 2009) Like many of my posts, this is written from experience & frustration. This morning I called on a vacant piece of land for a buyer. I couldn’t get a hold of the listing agent, he lives way out and has no cell signal. Nobody in his office had ever seen the property. The files offered no information other than what could be found on the MLS. Here are some of the things that, in my opinion, should be included in the file if not … Click For More

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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 Holidays

If you are thinking about selling your house NOW is a great time to do it, over the holidays. Think about it… You are going to get a jump on the neighbor who thinks it’s better to wait for the holidays to be over or even wait until Spring. The buyers who are looking in Canon City, Pueblo, Pueblo West, Fremont County they have jobs and are serious! They are armed with great interest rates on home loans. They don’t know what is going to happen at the first of the year, the new congress could be changing things. (11-2012) … Click For More

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Solitario in Weston Colorado : Hwy of Legends on the Purgatoire River : no longer available

The Purgatory or Purgatoire River  meanders this Historical Hay ranch from the early 1900’s. A perfect producing ranch for hay, cattle or horses or a Great Executive Retreat with pond and river fishing for Rainbow and Brook Trout. After a day at the river you can relax on the the porch with the outdoor fireplace and courtyard, then retire to the formal dining room and enjoy dinner by the dining firelplace. The Bunk House was added in 1928, giving this ranch two dwellings.  A 3 bedroom, 2 bath bunk house sits under huge shade trees and near a few producing apple trees.  Two … Click For More

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Penrose isn’t on the map, neither is Heaven

“Penrose isn’t on the map, but neither is Heaven” You see this saying on bumper stickers on occasion. Penrose Colorado is one of those towns that isn’t really a town. But it does have a small grocery store and it’s own post office. The Gooseberry Patch restaurant is a huge favorite amongst the locals. The Coyote Den is the Penrose answer to Starbucks. And according to the Genesis Book of records Penrose is the home of the Worlds largest Rocking Chair. It sits in front of the Apple Shed, kind of a general store, currently for sale. And Penrose is … Click For More

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