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Here’s How Much You Need to Save Each Day to Buy a Home in 15 Top Cities

Realtor.com helps us plan to make that down payment.
Posted by Lee Harrison on July 12, 2016 in  uncategorized
By, Clare TrapassoFor home buyers—especially first-time ones—what looms larger and scarier than the prospect of pulling together enough cash for a down payment? A late-stage IRS audit, maybe? A bracing swim in gulper eel–infested waters? Wearing a snazzy blue “Hilary for America” baseball cap at a packed Trump rally?All wrong! The answer is nothing. For more and more Americans, the down payment has become the Everest-size mountain they need to climb to reach their dreams of homeownersh... read more

5 Ways to Experience Peach & Wine Festival Season Like a Grand Junction Local

Photos courtesy of visitgrandjunction.com
Posted by Lee Harrison on July 21, 2016 in  uncategorized
Looking to move to Grand Junction, or maybe just visiting? Visitgrandjunction.com has some tips to help you enjoy Colorado's wine and peach country like a life long Grand Junction local. Even if you have already lived in the area for many years you may not have experienced wine and peach season quite like this. Palisade Peach Festival is in August and Colorado's largest wine festival is in September in Grand Junction.The end of summer brings a bountiful harvest to the Grand Valley and a reason to celebrate all thin... read more

3 Days of Art and Culture in the Grand Valley

Photo and story courtesy of visitgrandjunction.com
Posted by Lee Harrison on August 01, 2016 in  uncategorized
Visitgrandjunction.com has another article for you to help you better experience Grand Junction and the surrounding area. If you are looking to move to Grand Junction you may want to fit this into your schedule next time your in town to shop for houses. Can't do the full three days? That's fine, pick and choose what activities work for you. All of these activities are sure to please and will not leave you disappointed.Enjoy a long weekend with this guide to cultural happenings around Grand JunctionGrand Junction is... read more

6 Tips To Increase Your Kitchen's Value

By Jon Labelle of improvenet.com
Posted by Lee Harrison on August 15, 2016 in  uncategorized
Whether you're preparing your home for sale or ready to perform updates to improve the aesthetics and efficiencies, the best place to start is in the kitchen. Each year, kitchen renovation projects record the highest return on investment as evidenced by the Appraisal Institute of Canada. Survey statistics report that 75?00% of kitchen expenditures are recovered when the home is sold. While those figures are impressive, even if you're not ready to move, following current trends for your updated kitchen makes excelle... read more

Fruita Fall Festival

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Posted by Lee Harrison on August 22, 2016 in  uncategorized
Where Your Adventure Begins! The Fruita Fall Festival, celebrated annually the last weekend of September, has been around for over 100 years. The first festival held in 1914 was called the Cowpunchers' Reunion, and featured two days of horse races, bull riding, and roping contests for cowboys. It took place in September after cattle had been rounded up and produce had been harvested. Women showcased their crafts, fruits, vegetables, jellies, jams and baked goods. Late night dances, with whiskey... read more