grand junction colorado homes: Colorado Mesa University Classes for People Over 50 - 08/24/15 12:34 PM
 
New Dimensions is a Non-Profit Organization Affiliated with Colorado Mesa UniversityNew Dimension Lifelong Learning Institute offers people over 50 years old in Western Colorado the opportunity to expand their knowledge in a wide range of classes.  Participants can enroll in any combination of classes with a membership fee of only $50 for each term in which they register.Classes Offered in History, Science, Philosophy, Ethics, Political Science, Art, Literature, Economics, Current Issues, Performing Arts and MoreClasses meet at different locations and have stimulating learning.  Some may meet only once per term, others several times.  Most classes meet during the daytime.  There are no papers … (0 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Museum of Western Colorado Day Trip to Ouray - 08/23/15 04:32 AM
 
 
 
Jeeping it in Ouray, Colorado
We are surrounded by so much spectacular scenery and unique things to do and our local Museum of Western Colorado, in Grand Junction offers so many exciting trips at very reasonable prices.
I signed up for the 4X4 Jeep Adventure to Yankee Boy Basin in Ouray, Colorado early in the spring.  A month before the event it was sold out and there was some disappointed people.  Approximately 20 of us adventures were driven to Ouray in museum owned vans with the museums staff as drivers.  We left Grand Junction at 8 am and arrived in Ouray about 10:30.  We were … (4 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Riverfront Trail in Grand Junction - 08/15/15 07:48 AM

The Riverfront Trail System Provides Many Recreational Opportunities to Walkers, Cyclists, Joggers, and Fisherman.This recreational outdoor trail lines the Colorado and the Gunnison Rivers to create a contiguous path between the City of Fruita, through the City of Grand Junction, to the Town of Palisade.  The Trail consists of many different sections, but I am going to focus on the East and West Wildlife Section and the Clifton Nature Park Section.  Here is a link to detailed maps on ALL the sections of the Riverfront Trail, just pull up the PDF of the ones you want and take it with you.  The … (0 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Golf Courses in Grand Junction, Colorado - 08/04/15 02:20 AM
 
Grand Junction Offers Endless Recreational Opportunities,
One of Which is Golf. The mild and dry climate at an elevation of 4,597 feet provides some of the best golfing on the Western Slope. There are 5 public golf courses and one private course in Grand Junction.
Lincoln Park - 800 Mantlo, Grand Junction 81501  970-242-6394This is a 9 hole course in the heart of Downtown Grand Junction.  You can get in 9 holes after work and it is an easy course to walk for seniors.  For someone new to golf it is a great place to learn or sharpen your skills for the more … (2 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: New Home Sales Grand Junction June 2015 - 08/03/15 03:26 AM

 
 
June 2016 Was The Highest Month Of New Home SalesTight inventory and low interest rates has buyers turning to building new homes.  June sales are the highest so far this year with a total of 34 new homes.
Heritage Estates had 4 sales, Brookwillow 3, Chipeta Heights 2, Stagecoach trail had 2.
The average price was $262,606 with the average per square foot cost of $146.58.  The gross volume was $8,928,600.
 
Report courtesy of Land Title deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
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grand junction colorado homes: New Home Sales In Grand Junction, May 2015 - 07/28/15 04:49 AM

Grand Junction Summary New Home Sales
April, 2015 had sales of new homes at 31.  The May new homes sales just topped that with a total of 40 homes.  Sales of new homes does not appear to being slowing down as we head into summer.  If you would like more information on new home communities in the Grand Junction area, call Sandra (970) 261-1686, Sandra is a Certified New Home Specialist CNHS. 
To read current and past Grand New Homes Sales reports.
 
Data courtesy of Land Title, deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
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grand junction colorado homes: New Home Sales in the Grand Junction Area April 2015 - 06/27/15 12:39 AM

 
Grand Junction New Home Sales for the Month of April Grand Junction New home sales have picked up in 2015 and the area builders are pleased.  There are several more new home communities coming up in the fall of 2015 that will add to the economic growth of the Grand Valley.  Thirty-one new homes were sold in April, 2015.  Heritage Estates was the most active with 7 sales.  The gross volume of new home sales was $7,562,600.
 Data courtesy of Land Title.  Information deemed to be reliable but not guaranteed.For more information on New Home Sales in the Grand Junction area, call Sandra at … (2 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Homes and Real Estate Report April 2015, Grand Junction Area - 06/24/15 12:31 PM

 
Homes and Real Estate Market Report April, 2015 for Grand Junction , Fruita, Palisade, Loma and MackGrand Junction home sales have been extremely active, this reflects good home pricing and buyers getting back into the market.
In Mesa County there were 292 single family transactions, 18 multi-family and 34 vacant land transactions in April, 2015.
The average single family home sold for $210,301.  If you are interested in home prices in a particular neighborhood,
call Sandra (970) 261-1686 or email me and I will get the information to you.
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grand junction colorado homes: Grand Junction and Mesa County Property Taxes - 06/22/15 07:48 AM
  Mesa County Property Taxes for Grand Junction, Fruita, Palisade and Outlying AreasThinking about relocating to the Grand Valley area?  Here is the information you need about Mesa County Property Taxes.Real property must be revalued every odd numbered year.  The actual value of real property is based on its value as of the appraisal date which is June 30th of the year prior to the reappraisal year.
Residential property may be valued using only the market approach to value.  In this approach, the value of the subject property is based on an analysis of comparable sales to predict the price properties would have … (0 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Art on the Corner, Grand Junction's Top Attraction - 06/19/15 03:04 AM

Grand Junction is located in the Grand Valley and the Colorado National Monument is the Backdrop.
The tree lined, pedestrian friendly streets with the outdoor sculptures is Grand Junction's most popular attraction.
Thirty years ago, Dave Davis and 10 other Grand Junction sculptors had a great idea to stimulate an oppressed Downtown Grand Junction.  On Sunday, August 5, 1984, Davis and crew installed 26 sculptures at 2 a.m..
The Art on the Corner project was one of the first of its kind in the country and has grown every year.  Today, Art on the Corner features more than 100 sculptures in bronze, stone and … (2 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Bicycle Friendly Community Award for Grand Junction - 06/12/15 03:09 AM

The League of American Bicyclists Awarded Grand Junction  Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community for 2015-2019.The recognition is timely with the recent re-establishment of the Urban Trails Committee as an advisory board to the City Council.  The Committee will be active on adddressing transportation, the emphasis on funding Safe Routes to Schools projects and the City of Grand Junction signing onto the US Dept. of Transportation's Mayor Challenge for Safer People and Safer Streets.
With miles of bicycle trails, the Riverfront Trail and bicycles all around town, we all know Grand Junction is a "Bicycle Friendly Community".  Receiving the Bronze Award is another bragging point for … (0 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Guidelines For VA Home Loans in Grand Junction - 06/10/15 02:08 AM

Grand Junction, Fruita and Palisade Tips to Finding the Right Home
If you are an eligible Veteran looking to purchase a home in the Grand Junction area with a VA loan, it is important to be pre-approved through a local lender that is VA approved and has a good history of successful closings of VA Home loans.
A VA home loan is a mortgage loan guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and helps eligible veterans purchase properties by supplying them with home financing.
A VA loan is backed by the federal government, making it one of the only loans that requires no down payment.  … (0 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Palisade Colorado Homes and Real Estate, March 2015 - 05/22/15 03:03 AM

Palisade, the quaint little town with lots of charm, orchards and wineries!  And don't forget outdoor recreation! Palisade Colorado homes offer a rural and unique lifestyle.
The festival season is starting and upcoming events are the Palisade Barrel Tasting, Palisade Bluegrass Festival, Palisade Sunday Farmers Market and the Colorado Mountain Winefest.  Follow the Facebook Grand Junction Living page and keep up to date on all the events in the Grand Valley.
If you are thinking of buying or selling a home, call Sandra (970) 261-1686!
 
Information deemed to be reliable but not guaranteed
 
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grand junction colorado homes: Summer Camp Options for Kids in Grand Junction - 04/15/15 12:51 PM
Here are three great summer programs for the kids
Time to start thinking about summer camp for the children.  Just not any camp will do,  the camp should stimulate the children's mind and body.  That is exactly what makes the choice for camp so hard.  I have reviewed the camp options for my 7 year old granddaugher and I am so glad that we live in Grand Junction because the camps are outstanding! 
The John McConnell Math and Science Center is offering mind stimulating programs in science projects, nature, Lego engineering, coding and chemistry projects.  The Math and Science Center offers year-round programs for the kids.  The center is filled with all … (0 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Enstrom's Chocolate Easter Eggs ! - 04/05/15 05:44 AM

Chocolate Easter Eggs an Enstrom Candies Tradition
For more than 25 years Enstrom's has been creating hand decorated chocolate Easter eggs. Each spring several ladies pipe tubes of pastel icing onto 3,000 chocolate Easter eggs.  The eggs are created in small, medium and large sizes, in either light or dark chocolate. The large eggs are called "Milk Chocolate Surprise Egg" as the inside is filled with candy.   The eggs come in a variety of fillings such as: peanut butter, coconut, Swiss cream, pecan nut and more.  After the eggs are decorated they are shipped to Enstrom's retail locations in Fruita, Arvada and … (2 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Grand Junction Home Sold 2857 Thomas St. - 03/31/15 07:07 AM

Grand Junction Home Sold by Sandra Mathewson of RE/MAX 4000.
 
This brand-new home in the Mahan Manor subdivision of East Orchard Mesa was built by Blue Star Construction Inc.  Blue Star Homes currently has 11 active subdivisions in the area and is one of Grand Junction's most respected and desired builders!
Built on a full quarter acre lot, the 5 bedrooms, 2 bath, 3 car garage home with 2004 square feet met all of the buyers "must have's".
The buyers of the home loved the quality of the home construction and finishes.  Gorgeous tile  accents separate the carpeting and the ceramic … (0 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Why Do Retirees Love Grand Junction Colorado? - 03/29/15 09:00 AM

Access to Public Lands and an Outdoor Lifestyle
 
Grand Junction is one of four Western towns uniquely positioned to appeal to retirees.
 
The easy access to the protected public lands of the Grand Valley area is one of the top considerations for retirees.  Baby boomers and Seniors ranked clean air, clean water and access to outdoor recreation as being most important to them when choosing where to live.
 
In the past retirees would say that  healthcare and hospital access and the cost of living was most important to them.   Perhaps this change in thought is due to an active lifestyle that  keeps retirees healthier and … (3 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Grand Junction New Home Construction Booming! - 03/19/15 03:11 AM
 
More New Homes To Be Built in Grand Junction to Meet Demand
Construction of new homes in Grand Junction has been going strong since 2013 due in part to a shortage of inventory and a decline in distressed properties.
A new project that will start this fall called Pinnacle Ridge will be constructed on 45 acres in the popular and prestigious "Redlands".  The project will consist of 79 single family homes on xeriscaped lots of around 12,000 square feet on average.  Construction will be in four or five phases on a schedule paired with sales.
Scenic views and 17 acres of preserved open space and a … (0 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Grand Junction's Canyon View Park - 02/06/15 11:37 PM
 
 
Canyon View Park and Sports Complex, Grand Junction's Premier Park!
 
The park encompasses over 110 acres and there is a myriad of things to do!  Let's start with helping you find Canyon View Park.  The primary entrance for Canyon View is off of 24 Road, about 2/3 of the way from G Road to I-70.  There is also an entrance just east of 24 road on G Road.  Once you are in the park just pick one of the many parking areas and choose an activity.
There are numerous shelters located throughout the complex, all have restrooms.  There are BBQ grills … (3 comments)

grand junction colorado homes: Grand Junction Homes and Real Estate Market Report 2014 - 02/02/15 03:45 AM
 
 
 
 
2014 brought some stability back to our housing market with a steady increase in home prices and a substantially more inventory for buyers to choose from. Price increases are still positive but less brisk than last year. The indicators to watch for in 2015 include days on market, percent of list price received and absorption of inventory as these will provide insight and direction of our housing market.
 
New listings increased 13.5% to 774. Pending Sales were up 26.6 percent to 647.  Inventory levels shrank 8.4 percent to 1,128 units. Small gains continued in prices. The Median Sales Price … (2 comments)

 
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