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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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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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Hatchet Ranch, Pueblo Colorado #40

43 Awesome Acres with Mountain Views for sale. Views of the Green Horn, Pikes Peak and the Spanish Peaks. This property is accessible from Sunset Ridge and from Horse Creek. At the high point the views are for miles and miles. At the low end put your house and barn. Fiber optics available and electric at the street. Easy access from Pueblo or Colorado City. RGAR – MLS # 43635 Contact Dena Stevens Abetter Realty & Inv (719) 369 9087 for more details Dena Stevens Putting the ‘real’ into REALTOR since 2004

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Southern Colorado Sunshine

Southern Colorado gets a lot of notoriety about it’s 300+ days on average of sunshine. There is a reason this part of the country is called the Climate Capital of Colorado. The four seasons happen usually in mild way. It can get cold in the winter and hot in the summer. But for the most part Canon City, Pueblo, Florence, Penrose and other areas of the Upper Arkansas River Valley are comfortable year around. The Solar Power or Photo Voltaic industry has taken advantage of not only the sunshine Colorado offers but the rebates and incentives the utility companies offer. … Click For More

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