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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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Real Estate Deals Are About the Timing

Deals are about the timing, It’s all about “the right deal at the right time.” We’ve all heard this before, right? With supply and demand being out of balance for the last few years it’s been about the “right deal” Buyers want something for nothing of course and sellers think they have gold in their property, but when the two come together it is the “right deal.” My first broker use to say if the buyer comes up a little in the price and the seller comes down a little you’ve got the right price. But it’s also about the … Click For More

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Appraisals, Buyers Property Inspections, Sellers Property Inspections

  Appraisers : Look at a property to make sure it fits the banks guidelines and requirements. This might include things like making sure the furnace works, the water heater works, there are hand rails on stair cases and that the houses value is the same as the agreed contract.  These things may vary by lender and loan type. Buyers Inspector : Works on behalf of the buyer looking at the property top to bottom. The inspectors report will tell you a number of things that are or are not working in the house. These don’t have to be deal … Click For More

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Williamsburg, Coal Creek, Rockvale Colorado

If you’ve never heard of Williamsburg, Coal Creek or Rockvale Colorado you aren’t alone. These three tiny towns South of Canon City are old coal mining towns many have forgotten. But if you are a resident in one of these towns you appreciate the lack of attention. It’s quiet, rural and most of the neighbors know one another. History is everywhere you turn. Old miners shacks sit among newer homes. And in certain areas the views of Canon City, Pueblo and Pikes Peak are spectacular! Less than 15 minutes from Canon City, a few short miles from Florence and only … Click For More

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The sound of the economy in Fremont County

The “Tri City” area of Fremont County is made up of the tiny towns of Williamsburg, Rockvale and Coal Creek. The population of these towns is approx 1500 provided nobody left for vacation or has family visiting. Towns so small that they are difficult to find on a map. These towns are so tiny that the economy has had very little effect on them. Once coal mining towns their hay day is long gone. At Central Ave and Oak Creek there is a side track. A set of railroad track that go nowhere. For the last several years empty train … Click For More

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