Loma property offers great spaces for family, horses, hobbies

Loma property offers great spaces for family, horses, hobbies

Loma Living Penny Stine Anyone who is looking for a true horse property that already has a barn, corrals, pasture and a shop should take a second or third look at this weekend’s unique property in Loma. Especially if those potential buyers also want a beautiful house with plenty of room, a swimming pool and beautiful views of the area. The five-acre property, at 1366 13 3/10 Road, is convenient to the freeway without being within earshot or on a main road. It has great views of Colorado National Monument and the Bookcliffs, with established landscape, outbuildings and room for […]

Affordable, safe and enjoyable

Affordable, safe and enjoyable

Midlands Village By Penny Stine Midlands Village has been an affordable neighborhood oasis for more than two decades, offering a great value and a great community to those who are looking for a reasonably-priced home. The manufactured home park, located on the west side of 32 Road north of D Road, was developed and built throughout 1996 and sold its first homes in 1997. A few of the original homeowners still live in the park. There are 313 homes in Midlands Village, and the owner recently purchased and developed an adjacent parcel of land to bring a new phase, Spruce […]

New subdivision is the result of many local subcontractors

New subdivision is the result of many local subcontractors

Infrastructure is almost complete at Fox Meadows, home construction should start in about a month. The development is 37-lots on D-1/2 Road, less than a quarter mile from Chatfield Elementary School. Fox Meadows is the result of many local subcontractors By Penny Stine Fox Meadows, a new subdivision off D 1/2 Road west of 32 Road, is almost ready for home construction. Grand Junction Real Estate Investments has developed the 37-lot neighborhood, with the help of several other local subcontractors. “This was truly a joint effort by some of the best subcontractors in the Grand Valley,” said Steve Voytilla with […]

New neighborhoods under construction in the Redlands

New neighborhoods under construction in the Redlands

Sales have been brisk at Redlands Mesa, a townhome development at the Golf Course Community. Most of the units currently under construction are under contract, but there will be two more buildings that should be going up soon, with four units in each building. The Redlands By Penny Stine The Redlands area is a popular place to live due to the nearby beauty and the recreational opportunities. It has been a difficult place to buy a new house in the last few years, however, as there were only a few neighborhoods with lots available for building. That’s beginning to change. […]

Hot real estate market moves to Glade Park

Hot real estate market moves to Glade Park

          Custom home in Glade Park on 35 acres. by Penny Stine. Hot Real Estate Market Moves to Glade Park By Penny Stine Glade Park is a hidden gem on the Western Slope and most full-time and part-time residents of the area would prefer to keep it that way. “Glade Park is distinctive for its lack of change,” said Kaye Simonson, senior planner for Mesa County. Although land use and zoning haven’t changed for Glade Park, the real estate market has made a complete turnaround. “Twenty properties have sold since the first of the year,” said […]

New housing bringing affordability to the northwest

New housing bringing affordability to the northwest

Rosebud Estates, 12 lots from 2-5 acres, between J and K Roads, 21 1/2 Rd. Photo by Penny Stine. By Penny Stine, Real Estate Weekly, The Daily Sentinel The northwest area has been an interesting combination of farms and mini-estates on small acreage parcels, combined with industrial and commercial areas closer to Interstate 70 for years. That could begin to change, however, with new, denser housing options coming to the area. Some parts of the northwest area fall within the Persigo Boundary, which is the boundary for the Persigo Wastewater Treatment Plant in Grand Junction. New developments that lie within […]

Housing Resources 40th anniversary event

Housing Resources 40th anniversary event

Housing Resources is gearing up to celebrate our 40th Anniversary and the 20th Anniversary for the Self-Help Build Housing Program.  To commemorate these milestones, we are hosting two well-known Jazz Musicians from New Orleans.  We have titled the event Gin and Jazz in Junction, on September 30thfrom 6-9pm at the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens. If you are interested in sponsoring the event, click here to download sponsorship instructions, which need to be returned by September 6th.

Tides are turning with increased commercial and residential activity in Northwest

The northwest area was hit hard by the downturn in the economy, with a lot of companies that occupied space in the commercial and industrial areas moving out, and a lot of expensive homes that stayed on the market longer than entry level homes. The tide seems to be slowly turning in the area, especially on the commercial real estate side. Many of the buildings that have been vacant for years are selling or leasing, and brokers are busy negotiating other deals. “It’s mostly people moving around,” said Theresa Englbrecht with Bray Commercial, who added that she arranged a five-year […]

Whitewater and Gateway, Colorado

The Whitewater area is zoned, approved, and ready for growth, with available sewer and water to many areas. “There’s been plenty of planning done in Whitewater,” said Linda Dannenberger with the Mesa County Planning Department. “Clifton Water is ready for growth; there’s a sewer district. Land’s End Fire has been formed as a taxing district. CDOT did a highway access plan. We put a land use plan in place with zoning.” The only thing missing from the pro-growth agenda is people who are committed to living or opening businesses in the area. “There’s so much land that’s ripe,” Dannenberger said. […]

Opportunities for more lodging and dining are prime-picking in Palisade

Opportunities for more lodging and dining are prime-picking in Palisade

By Penny Stine Monday, May 8, 2017 There is new activity in Palisade, with several businesses hoping to open in time to provide services to residents and the many guests who come to Palisade in the summertime. Varaison Vineyards will hold a ribbon cutting for its new cider tasting room and bistro, 13 Brix, on May 13 at 1 p.m., or 1300 hours, if you speak military-style. Andrew West, the cider maker and son of Varaison’s founders, Andrew and Kristin West, has been working on the the bistro for more than a year. “We’ve been working on the remodel for […]

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