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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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4 Hidden Costs of Home Ownership

Posted by Rebekah Holten on December 28, 2017 in  Buyers  First Time Homebuyers
Buying a home can be an exciting endeavor, and once you have signed all the paperwork and collected the keys to your dream home, you may think the process is over with. The truth is, there are a number of additional costs that come with homeownership, and being aware of these expenses and incorporating them into a budget can help first-time homeowners manage these additions. Some of these expenses can be planned for in advance, while others may require you to set aside funds each month to cover their needs. 1. Fur... 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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The winter months are often considered the “off-season” in real estate, but according to Redfin, homes listed between December and March sell faster than homes listed in other months, and for more money!With competition low and buyers serious, the winter months can be an ideal time to list your home! Redfin’s analysis of nationwide listings showed that 74% of homes listed in February sold within 90 days and 13% of them sold for more than the list price. In comparison, during the month of September... read more
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1. NAVIGATING A REAL ESTATE DEAL CAN BE TRICKY BUSINESSWhen it comes to the process of buying your first home, there is no substitute for an experienced professional. A good real estate agent can save you time, money and a lot of stress by helping you find the right home, making the right offer, negotiating contracts and playing hardball when necessary. 2. PAPERWORK WILL BE FLYINGThe amount of paperwork involved in a home sale is overwhelming to say the least. Especially for a first-time homebuyer! Unless you have ... read more
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