grand junction colorado homes: Grand Junction New Home Sales January 2016 - 03/22/16 11:41 AM

Eleven Grand Junction New Homes Closed in January 2016
There is quite a selection of new home subdivisions, areas and custom builders to choose from.
Closings of Grand Junction new homes was slow through the winter as expected.  It is much harder for the contractors to complete and work in the elements of cold and snow.  There were 11 Grand Junction new homes that closed in January, 2016 and that is not a bad number considering we average 50 in the summer months.
If you are looking for a new home in the Grand Valley, let me help you.  I am an Accredited Buyer … (1 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Loma Colorado Homes and Real Estate - 03/21/16 06:28 AM

Loma Homes and Real Estate, February 2016Loma Offers a Choice of Home Styles, Acreage and Views!At first glance you might think home values are declining in Loma, but this is not the case.  The average and median home price is calculated monthly on the number of homes sold.  For February 2016, only one home sold so the median and average sales price reflects that one home.
Currently there are 22 Loma Homes for sale.  Here are the prices and the associated acreage:  $215,000 .93 acre; $999,500 174 acres; $430,000 5.00 acres; $420,000 4 acres; $255,000 10 acres; $470,000 10 acres; $694,500 12.54 acres; … (4 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Bringing Technology to Grand Junction - 03/19/16 12:38 PM, is Connecting the Tech Industry of Western Colorado
LaunchWestCO was a way to take inventory and find more entrepreneur, start-up minded people, developers, and graphic designers in Western Colorado.  LaunchWestCO was established by founders Josh Hudnall and Brian Watson over a year ago.  Since then over 300 people and tech companies have logged onto the network.  The network, Watson calls a digital density, brings the industry together that's spread over such a wide area.
So if you're looking for a co-founder, register for free at and you can find a developer that can bring your idea into fruition.  Or, if you're … (2 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Fruita Colorado Homes and Real Estate February 2016 - 03/19/16 03:22 AM

Fruita a Small Town Known For Big Outdoor Recreation
Fruita offers the best small town amenities, spectacular views and miles and miles of outdoor trails.
Fruita Homes and Real Estate is starting 2016 with more inventory and low interest rates.
Home prices have not declined, the chart below only tracks sales for February.  So if the sales are lower priced homes that does not mean the market has dropped.  There are some very nice upper priced homes that are under contract.  We are seeing a huge spring surge in listings and sales.  Fruita homes and real estate offers many choices lifestyles, a vibrant town, … (1 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: 8 Reasons to Buy a Home Instead of Rent - 02/14/16 11:23 AM

Homeownership is Making a Comeback With Rents Going Up.  Low Interest Rates Makes Buying More Affordable Than Renting.If you are struggling with the question to buy or rent, consider these 8 reasons to make the investment in homeownership. You Can Increase Energy Efficiency.  Energy-efficient improvements such as upgrading air conditioning, adding insulation, or installing solar panels can reduce your monthly utility bills.  While renters can make a few green improvements on their own, from unplugging appliances to turning off lights, homeowners can make more cost saving changes.  A new energy-efficient roof or insulating window coverings adds up in yearly utility bill savings.  Certainly, a renter living in … (4 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: 3,920 Home Sales in Grand Junction 2015 - 02/03/16 01:29 AM
2015 Home Sales in the Grand Junction Area Out Paced 2014 SalesA Shortage of home inventory, low interest rates and an improving economy were enough to boost Grand Junction home sales in 2015.   Newly listed homes were snapped up by buyers as the housing inventory dwindled.
Sales of new construction stayed active all year and averaged 25 homes per month.
There were 291 bank sales in 2015, with short sales and foreclosures becoming harder to find.
Report courtesy of Land Title with data from Mesa County Records that are believed to be reasonably accurate but not guaranteed.

grand junction colorado homes: Grand Junction New Home Sales December 2015 - 01/29/16 11:46 AM
23 New Homes Were Sold in December
Average PPSF is $150.59, with a gross volume for the month at $6,445,300.
Grand Junction New Home Sales Report For Area SubdivisionsGrand Junction New Home Sales have remained at a good pace through the winter.  December 2015 had 23 home sales with an average price $280,230 and $6,445.300 gross volume.
Report courtesy of Land Title Co.  Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

grand junction colorado homes: Mesa County's New Tax Incentive Attracting Business - 01/20/16 11:18 AM

 Jump-Start Program Can Create Virtually Tax-Free Zones as a Way of Attracting New Businesses
Mesa County is First in Colorado to Roll Out Jump-Start Program
The Jump-Start program approved by the Colorado Legislature during last year's session, is limited to no more than three economically distressed regions a year that team up with a local college or university.  The Colorado Economic Development Commission, part of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade previously approved the application for Mesa County.   On Thursday, January 14th the commission approved the application submitted by Colorado Mesa University that will team up with Mesa County.
The Jump-Start program … (0 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Why Do I Need A Pre-Approval Before Looking at Homes? - 01/12/16 06:37 AM

Look at Homes You Can Afford and Avoid Disappointment
Better Chance Having Your Offer Accepted and Faster Closing Time
Reader Question:  We are about to start the house hunting process to find a home.  We haven't been pre-approved yet for a mortgage loan, but our REALTOR® said we need to be pre-approved before looking at homes WHY?
This is a question that I get asked many times.  I know people are anxious to start looking at homes, but in reality, without a pre-approval you do not know how much home you can afford, types of loans available and how the lender determines your buying capability and level … (4 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: New Home Sales Grand Junction November 2015 - 01/01/16 11:50 AM

Grand Junction New Home Sales for November were 22
Grand Junction New Home Sales Are Not Slowing Down Coming Into Winter
Grand Junction new homes sales have stayed steady all year.  The November average price was  $334,265 and the price per square foot average was $170.19.  Total gross volume to the economy was $7,688,100.
If you are looking to buy a Grand Junction New Home, call Sandra (970) 261-1686.  Sandra is a "Certified New Home Specialist" and can assist you with all the details!
To read Grand Junction New Homes Sales October 2015  and previous months.

grand junction colorado homes: Homes and Real Estate Mack Colorado - 12/27/15 11:21 AM

Rural Lifestyle Homes, Farms and Ranches
Mack, Colorado is about 20 miles west of Grand Junction and adjacent to the the town of
Loma Colorado.
Mack Colorado Homes are a rural area surrounded by ranches, agriculture and outstanding views!   The lifestyle is a slower pace and so are the home sales.  The available homes in November were 15 and that equates to 11.5 months of inventory because only two homes sold.
Grand Junction Homes November 2015.

grand junction colorado homes: Grand Junction Real Estate November 2015 - 12/23/15 02:02 AM

Grand Junction Home Sales
Your Guide to Buying or Selling a Home in the Grand Junction Area.
Grand Junction Home and Real Estate Market is continuing a stable path with prices slowing increasing at a normal pace.  Comparing November 2014  to November 2015, new listings decreased 2.7 percent.  Grand Junction home sales increased 1.6% and available inventory shrank 11.0% to 1,263.  The median price is up 7.2% to $199,950.  Days on market are down 9 .7% to 102 days.  The months supply of Grand Junction homes is down 16.1% to 5.2 months.  This reflects the national picture of lower inventory which has sellers pleased.
Below are … (2 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Homes and Real Estate Loma Colorado November 2015 - 12/23/15 01:15 AM

Loma Colorado Homes Offer Rural Lifestyle
 Loma had 39 listings by this time in November 2014.  To date, Loma has had 53 new listings, selling 4 of them in November.  Loma is about 17 miles west of Grand Junction and sales are slower due to its distance from work, schools and shopping.  Nationally, there is a shortage of home inventory even in Grand Junction.  However, Loma Colorado Homes has increased their inventory from 2014 and the Months Supply of Inventory (MSI) is 13.8 months
Loma Home Sale for November 1501 14 Road Loma, Colorado This 3 bedroom, 3 bath with a  car garage was listed … (1 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Fruita November 2015 Home Sales and Real Estate - 12/16/15 06:37 AM

Fruita Home Sales November 2015November of 2014 there were 33 homes listed for sale.  In November 2015, there were 32.  Nationally there is a shortage of homes for sale.  Fruita seems to be a stable market holding it's own.  In November 2014 there was 5.6 months supply of homes and in November 2015 5.3 months.  That is described as a "balanced Market".
2049 Roma Avenue in Fruita Sold for $373,000.  The home is situated on 1.05 acres with gorgeous views of the Colorado National Monument.  A four bedroom, 3 bath, 2453 square feet with a 4 car garage.  The home is located … (0 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Grand Junction's Redlands Home Sales November 2015 - 12/16/15 03:08 AM

          Redlands Homes is a Lifestyle
Redlands Homes is a lifestyle that many buyers desire.  Whether it is one of the many subdivisions tucked in around the Colorado National Monument or sitting high on a cliff at Redlands Mesa. To find your Redlands Home call Sandra (970) 261-1686.
Redlands Homes had a strong November even though inventory is down.  Through November 2014, Redlands Homes had 460 new listings.  Through November 2015, there was one less home, at 459 new listings.  But strong sales have pushed November numbers up 8.0%.  At this time last year there were 264 sales, but by November 2015 there were 285.

grand junction colorado homes: October 2015 Grand Junction Home Sales - 12/01/15 05:02 AM

Grand Junction Homes Sales October 2015 Shows an Active Real Estate Market.
Three-hundred thirty-six Grand Junction Homes Closed in October 2015.  Along with 25 New Homes and 25 Commercial Properties
If you are looking to buy or sell a Grand Junction Home, call Sandra (970) 261-1686.
Marketing That Reaches The Out of Town Buyers!
Report courtesy of Land Title Co.  Deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

grand junction colorado homes: New Home Sales in Grand Junction, Colorado October 2015 - 11/30/15 04:51 AM

Grand Junction New Home Sales Still Strong into Fall
Grand Junction closed 25 New Home Sales in October, 2015.  The average price was $252,020, average price per square foot (PPSF) $148.06.  The gross volume was $6,300,500.
If you are looking to buy a new home in the Grand Valley, call me, I am a "Certified New Home Specialist".
Sales data courtesy of Land Title, deemed to be reliable but not guaranteed

grand junction colorado homes: Whitewater, Colorado Prime 23.4 Acres For Sale - 11/21/15 03:45 AM
402 Kannah Creek Road, Whitewater, Colorado
Situated right off of Highway 50 at the intersections of Kannah Creek Road and Blair Road.  This 23.4 acres offers incredible views in every direction.  
The entrance to the property off the road is flat and then gradually rises towards the middle of the property.   On top you have majestic views in every direction.
Added value for this property is that all the utilities are right at the street.  There is an electrical power pole that goes across the property so connecting is very cost effective.  Water, gas, cable and phone are all at … (3 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Grand Junction School District's New High School - 11/18/15 04:16 AM

Grand Junction  School District #51 broke ground on a new high school November 17, 2015.  The new R-5 High School will be at 22nd St. and Grand Avenue.  The school is currently located on 7th and Grand Ave. in a building that over 90 years old.
The new building will also include the Opportunity Center that will help meet the needs of District 51 students who learn best in an alternative way.  R-5 principal Donald Trujillo said they will have learning studios.  As we have it in our mind, it will be defined with integrated technology and  flexible spacing.  The new and improved … (2 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Resources for Veterans in Grand Junction - 11/04/15 01:37 AM
Grand Junction has a VA Hospital, Veterans Cemetery and Art Center for Veterans.
Grand Junction offers many resources for America's Veterans.  Wendy Hoffman opened the Veterans Art Center, an art gallery and studio exclusively for veterans and their families.  Located at 307 S. 12th St. 970-462-3126, for more information go to the website.
American Legion Post 37     970-263-9183  970-256-7950 FirstLight Home Care  104 Independent Ave., Unit A119     970-639-2048 Fleet Reserve Association, Colorado West Branch #244  970-434-0868 Grand Valley Combined Honor Guard    970-234-0980 Grand Valley Veterans, American Legion Post 2009,    970-242-9195 U.S. Submarine Veterans, Thunder Mountain Base website  970-243-5762 Veterans Affairs Medical Center  2121 North Ave., GJ  … (1 comments)

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