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Grand Junction Gardening Guide 2018

It's never to early to start planning!
Posted by Deborah Dietmeyer on March 05, 2018 in  Colorado  Community  DIY  Grand Junction  Grand Junction Real Estate  Health  Home Improvement  Life in Colorado  Planning  Tips
PLANTING CALENDAR Home gardening is truly one of life's little pleasures. Whether you are a large scale gardener, or just prefer a small pot garden, there is so much joy in growing and harvesting our own food. Here in the Grand Valley, we are truly blessed to have great soil, cool nights and warm days to encourage the bounty. Early spring often brings with it a lot of "best guesses" at weather patterns. Sewing your seeds indoors is a great way to encourage healthy growth without the worry of the elements. So... read more
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March 2018 Events

What to do in Grand Junction, CO
Posted by Deborah Dietmeyer on March 01, 2018 in  Colorado  Grand Junction  Grand Junction Real Estate  Grand Valley  Life in Colorado
While the howling winds of winter are still trying to make their presence known in most of the country, we are starting to see the signs of an early spring here on the Western Slope. While we know that March can be a little unpredictable regarding the weather, we can count on it's residents to remain steadfast in our passion for all things outdoors. March launches the first of many months that we celebrate all that this amazing little valley has to offer. Here are a few of the upcoming events we can look forward to... read more
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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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