grand junction colorado living: Food Truck Friday in Grand Junction, Colorado - 05/28/19 02:24 PM
Grand Junction, Colorado
Food Truck Fridays
Food Truck Friday is a twice monthly event all summer long in Grand Junction.  With the sun out until 8;30 pm, who wants to go home on Friday?  Twice a month you can come to Food Truck Friday, grab something to eat, listen to live music and enjoy a beverage from the beer garden. The event rotates between Grand Junction, Fruita and Palisade.

grand junction colorado living: Red Lion Arts Gallery and Studio in Grand Junction Colorado - 04/15/19 11:58 AM
Red Lion Arts Gallery & Studio will celebrate its new location with a reception from 6–9 p.m. Friday, April 5, on the lower level of The Mercantile Building, 546 Main St. Meet the gallery owners, learn about their vision for the gallery and view the artwork from the gallery's featured artists.
There will be wine to taste and food catered by MX Tapas.
For information about the gallery, call 424-5556 or 260-5896 or look for "Red Lion Gallery & Studio" on Facebook. A list of the gallery's featured artists can be found at the Facebook page and the gallery is accepting more … (0 comments)

grand junction colorado living: First Friday Art Walk in Grand Junction, Colorado - 11/06/18 01:55 PM
Strolling Downtown Grand Junction is a favorite for locals and tourist alike.  But, on the first Friday of every month (year-round) it is an extra special night.  It's a great way to experience the wide variety of artistic talent in town.  The many art venues and galleries throughout Grand Junction are open late on the first Friday of each month.  Many people will come early, get a parking spot and have dinner before visiting the galleries around 6 pm.  Several of the galleries offer drinks and appetizers with live music.  This particular evening, the beautiful fall colors of Downtown Grand Junction … (1 comments)

grand junction colorado living: Downtown Grand Junction Colorado Car Show 2018 - 10/29/18 01:37 PM
 Grand Junction is, in a business sense, exhibiting similarieties to Boulder.  Software companies are moving to town,  Newcomers opt for relatively few traffic headaches, for affordability and for not having to travel far to be able to recreate in the Colorado National Monument. 
Year-round events like the Downtown Grand Junction Car Show showcase all that Grand Junction has to offer!

grand junction colorado living: Grand Junction New Home Sales May 2016 - 07/19/16 03:18 AM

Grand Junction New Home Sales Still Strong
Low inventory of Grand Junction homes is pushing buyers to new homes.
The average price was $282,835, average PPSF $150.66, median price$262,000 with gross volume of $8,767.00. 
If you are looking for a Grand Junction New Home or resale, call Sandra 970-261-1686.

grand junction colorado living: New Home Sales in Grand Junction September 2015 - 10/29/15 12:04 PM

Subdivision Sales in Grand Junction
Are you looking for a home in the Grand Junction area?  See current prices in the subdivisions and what the average cost per square foot is.
September New Home SalesThe 'seasonal slow down' has started for new home sales and the general real estate market.  Grand Junction new home sales for September was 18 units.  The average new home price was $276,400, average price per square foot $151.55.  Gross volume was $5,251,600.
If you are looking for a home in Grand Junction call Sandra (970) 261-1686.  Sandra is a "Certified New Home Specialist".
To read Grand Junction New Home Sales … (0 comments)

grand junction colorado living: Commercial Real Estate Grand Junction 3Q - 10/28/15 02:16 AM
Grand Junction's Economic Growth Rose 3.2% in 2014
Commercial Real Estate Sales 3Q Sales are Stable.  Review 2015 Sales in Retail, Warehouse, Office, Industrial and Land.
Grand Junction Commercial Real Estate Sales Activity 3Q 2015 Available land in Grand Junction Industrial Park for sale
Recently Sold vacant land in Grand Junction Industrial Park

grand junction colorado living: 217 Dream Street in Grand Junction SOLD - 09/25/15 06:41 AM

Chipeta Pines Golf Course Community
The home on Dream Street delivers the VIEWS!  The new buyers, Don and Carol fell in love with the home the minute they looked at the view.Monday evening, August 3rd, I received an email from Don inquiring about homes in Grand Junction.  When I spoke to Don the next day he shared with me that he was getting ready to retire and currently lived in South Texas.  Don's fiancée was retired and she lived outside of Denver and said they would be in town to look at homes August 7-9th, BUT they wouldn't be ready to purchase until … (0 comments)

grand junction colorado living: Homes and Real Estate in Loma Colorado - 09/23/15 01:42 AM

Summer 2015 Real Estate Report for Loma, Colorado
Loma is a very rural community west of Grand Junction, Colorado.  Because of the distance, sales are slower, but if rural is your lifestyle, Loma shines.
Choose from large or small acreage, ranch or subdivisions.  The sunsets are spectacular in Loma, find your home today!June 2015
Loma Homes and Real Estate Report prepared by Sandra Mathewson.  Call Sandra today (970 261-1686!

grand junction colorado living: Juniors at 3 Grand Junction High Schools Beat ACT Average - 09/14/15 12:34 PM
Juniors at Mesa Valley Community School produced the district's highest average composite ACT score of 22.2.  Palisade High School students came in at an average 21.1 and Fruita Monument High School students came in at 20.2.  Juniors at Grand Junction High School were on pace with the state's average, earning an average ACT composite score of 20 according to Mesa County School District 51.
High school juniors at Palisade High School, Fruita Monument High School and Mesa Valley Community School beat the state's average ACT composite score, which was 20.1 this year.
Technically, Fruita and Palisade High Schools are not in Grand Junction, … (0 comments)

grand junction colorado living: The Redlands in Grand Junction - 09/10/15 12:59 AM

The Redlands is One of the Most Spectacular Places to Live in all of Grand Junction
The Colorado National Monument is the backdrop for this unique landscape to live.  Two golf courses, and miles of walking and biking trails offer an active lifestyle and one-of-a-kind views.
79.3% Increase  in Homes Sales July 2015 Over July 2014A shortage of available homes in the Redlands area of Grand Junction has not deterred robust sales.  There was a 19.6% decrease in homes for sale and the Months Supply of Inventory (MSI) is off -29.1% over 2014.
                       June 2015
From January 1, 2014 until the end of July, … (0 comments)

grand junction colorado living: New Home Sales July 2015 Grand Junction - 09/04/15 01:57 PM

For information on Grand Junction New Home Sales, call Sandra (90)261-1686.  Sandra is a Certified New Home Specialist (CNHS)
Data courtesy of Land Title, deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

grand junction colorado living: Home Sales in Grand Junction July 2015 - 09/04/15 09:04 AM

July Grand Junction home sales did not disappoint with a total of 432 homes sold and 29 bank sales.  June had 405 sales and 21 bank sales and May had 403 sales and 22 bank sales.  There is still a shortage of inventory and many homes are under contract the first week.Grand Junction Ranked Second In Cities Least Affected By InflationA recent report released by Smart Asset reveals just how far the dollar will go in Grand Junction.  According to the report Grand Junction has seen an 8.11 percent increase in purchasing power in the past decade.  This translates that when out … (0 comments)

grand junction colorado living: SOLD 289 Marie St. Grand Junction - New Construction - 08/28/15 04:12 AM

Grand Junction's New Home Sales Have Been Robust With 51 Sales in June, 2015This 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!  The Buyer moved from Parker, Colorado and recognized the advantages of our housing market and what you can buy for $250,000 vs. Denver prices.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 … (0 comments)

grand junction colorado living: 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 living: 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 living: 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 living: 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 living: 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.

grand junction colorado living: 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)

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