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Building a Home in Grand Junction

Posted by Rebekah Holten on February 14, 2018 in  Buyers  DIY  First Time Homebuyers  Grand Junction Real Estate
If you read our last blog post, you will know Grand Junction is seeing a lot of new subdivisions popping up around town!  So what is the process of building a home?  Building a home is an ideal choice for many because you get to make so many of the final choices on design, finishes, etc.  However, the building process isn’t always as flawless as they make it seem on HGTV. Here are some advantages, disadvantages, and surprises to building a home that you may not know!THE ADVANTAGE AND APPEAL TO ... read more
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The Grand Junction real estate market is HOT right now!  New subdivisions are popping up all over, homes are selling for a record high price, and there are more transactions going on now then there has been in a LONG time. You may have noticed the sudden increase in subdivisions being built around town, especially in the Spyglass Ridge subdivision.  Grand Junction is having a residential building BOOM! What are the signs that show this?  Well, at the end of 2017, there were 986 planning clearance... read more
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2018 is upon us and the bright kitchens are out, being replaced with a more subdued, but very elegant feel. Here are 10 hot kitchen trends we have noticed so far this year in Grand Junction!1. MAXIMIZE KITCHEN STORAGEAs tiny homes and condos seem to be trending,maximizing storage has become a necessity. From hydraulic drawers, to easy-close cabinet doors to double-tiered drawers, the possibilities are endless.2. CONTEMPORARY-RUSTICThis trend is especially popular in the mountain region in which we live!  The c... read more
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Five Tips for Creating a Home Wine Cellar Door

Posted by Rebekah Holten on February 05, 2018 in  DIY  Home Improvement
If you've been collecting wine for some time, including obtaining some more costly vintages, you may have reached the point at which you want to consider building a wine cellar in your home. You do have a variety of options available to you in creating a residential wine cellar. This includes design concepts that run the gambit when it comes to cost and other factors.   If you have made the decision to create a residential wine cellar, you likely are not looking for at least some guidance to get the proces... read more
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What Features Do Buyers Expect?

Posted by Rebekah Holten on February 02, 2018 in  Buyers  Grand Junction Real Estate  Home Improvement  Sellers
A few years ago The National Association of Realtors did a survey of home buyers who have made a purchase in the past two years.  The survey was to find out what was important to them when buying a home.  What features most people looked for when purchasing a home and how many actually got it.  Although the survey is a few years old, it goes to show that not much has changed in what buyers want. What each person looks for in a home is definitely a matter of opinion.  However, there was a recurri... read more
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