Debbie Dietmeyer Blog

Modular or Stick-Built?

Posted by Step Beyond Media on February 28, 2018 in  Buyers  First Time Homebuyers  Grand Junction Real Estate
Nowadays you can get a modular home that looks almost identical to a stick-built home (homes built directly on your land). They also cost less than stick-built homes and banks treat them the same as stick-built. So what are the advantages and disadvantages of each? Something to make clear, a modular home is NOT THE SAME as a mobile home.  A mobile home can be moved after it is built, and a modular home cannot.  One disadvantage of mobile homes is they tend to decrease in value over time, whereas modular ... read more
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Selling Your Home: What You’re Not Told

Posted by Step Beyond Media on February 26, 2018 in  Grand Junction Real Estate  Sellers
If you’re selling your home, there’s a good chance you understand the process of buying. However, selling your home is a bit different than buying. There are still fees, there are still real estate agents involved and it’s a very important step that you should understand fully. To start, there’s a very good chance you will have to pay taxes on the sale. Of course, there are limits set in regards to how or why you would pay taxes. If your gain from the sale is over a certain amount, you will... read more
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Grand Junction Nonprofit Spotlight

Posted by Step Beyond Media on February 23, 2018 in  Community  Grand Junction  Grand Valley  Life in Colorado  Nonprofit  Volunteer
Grand Junction is the type of place where everyone loves to help others in the community.  There's a real sense of "we're all in this together".  This is probably why the nonprofit organizations in Grand Junction are so great!  We thought it would be fun to take a closer look at some of our favorites with a Nonprofit Spotlight Series.  First up is everyone's favorite...the Roice-Hurst Humane Society. This animal shelter began in 1963 led by Ical Hurst and Joe Roice who were concerned about the... read more
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1.  714 Curecanti Circle  Property listed by and photos courtesy of RE MAX 4000 INCCurrently the most expensive home listed in Grand Junction coming in at $2,650,000!  The property gives 360 degree views of the city lights, Colorado National Monument, the Grand Mesa and the entire Grand Valley floor.  Inside, the home features soaring ceilings with beautiful beams throughout and large windows to let the natural light pour in. This is the Grand Mesa dream.  Click for more details.  2... read more
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Moving to Colorado may be a big step. Perhaps you aren’t used to cold weather or you haven’t experienced all the seasons. Well, Grand Junction is so much more than cold weather and obvious season changes. It is packed full of so many wonderful things that are bound to keep you busy and entertained during the great weather Colorado offers. To start, Grand Junction is full of outdoor recreation. From hiking, to freshwater lakes, the various activities individuals and families can partake in will make the... read more
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