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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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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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Designing and Building your Colorado Dream Home

  Designing and Building your Colorado Dream Home. Things to consider before designing and building your custom Colorado Home.       1) Location! How far in or out of town? Schools are sometimes a consideration. What about shopping or doctors? If this is going to be a gathering place for friends make sure to keep there needs in mind as well. 2) Utilities? This is a big deal especially for Colorado residence. Water, Cell Phone Service even paved roads aren’t always available. These are a real and major considerations. 3) Design – Build something that fits the environment.Use the … Click For More

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What’s Your Dirt Worth?

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