Grand Valley Happenings

If You're a Buyer, Is Offering Asking Price Enough?

By KCM Team
Posted by Inactive Shanna Shepherd on September 27, 2021 in  uncategorized
In today’s real estate market, buyers shouldn’t shop for a home with the expectation they’ll be able to negotiate a lower sales price. In a typical housing market, buyers try to determine how much less than the asking price they can offer and still get the home. From there, the buyer and seller typically negotiate and agree on a revised price somewhere in the middle. Things Are Different Today Today’s housing market is anything but normal. According to the National Association of Realto... read more

Is a 20% Down Payment Really Necessary To Purchase a Home

By KCM Team
Posted by Inactive Shanna Shepherd on September 27, 2021 in  uncategorized
There’s a common misconception that, as a homebuyer, you need to come up with 20% of the total sale price for your down payment. In fact, a recent survey by Lending Tree asks what is keeping consumers from purchasing a home. For over half of those surveyed, the ability to afford a down payment is the biggest hurdle. That may be because those individuals assume a 20% down payment is necessary. While putting more money down if you’re able can benefit buyers, putting 20% down ... read more


Company Presents the 5th Annual Summit with The Grand Junction Economic Partnership
Posted by Inactive Shanna Shepherd on September 24, 2021 in  uncategorized
Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties and Coldwell Banker Commercial Prime Properties are excited to partner with GJEP to present the fifth annual Western Colorado Economic Summit. The Summit will be held on September 30th at the Two Rivers Convention Center, and will facilitate a community-wide discussion on the economic development of Mesa County.  Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties and Coldwell Banker Commercial Prime Properties have sponsored this event each year since its inception. The agenda for t... read more

A Piece of Biking History is For Sale

Posted by Robert Yazbeck on September 21, 2021 in  uncategorized
From Ski Town USA to Bike Town USA, Steamboat Springs, Colorado has seen the roots of cycling take hold and grow deep over the past 30 years. Biking is now one of the town’s biggest tourist attractions along with skiing and its history runs deep in the Yampa Valley. Whether talking about the rich heritage of bike building innovation or the progression of the sport through community trail building, Steamboat has influenced many parts of the sport to help evolve biking to where it is today.  Rid... read more

Community Spotlight: Fruita Fall Festival

Posted by Inactive Paige Herron on September 21, 2021 in  uncategorized
Downtown Fruita is known for its quiet streets and cozy atmosphere, but on September 24th and 25th, the 106th Annual Fruita Fall Festival will transform this tiny town into a place of celebration. After a year of lockdowns and social distancing, Fruita is going all out with it’s theme of: “There’s No Place Like Fruita” and guests can expect over 125 vendors, food trucks, special events, and live music that will feature two stages to accommodate the entire community. The Outhouse races begi... read more


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