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Real Estate Agent - Sopris Realty
February 1st - 5th is clean energy week.  CORE and other partners are working together to put together events and activities to move clean energy to the forefront of national policy.  For more information about Clean Energy Week visit  or  
The Federal Housing Administration will raise the minimum down payment for its least credit-worthy borrowers.  FHA is making these changes to ensure long-term financial soundness.  With credit scores below 580, borrowers will need 10% down.  Above 580 will allow for only 3.5% down.  FHA is also i...
Garfield County Public Health Department have been compiling data for 5 years and now has results.  They are urging citizens to get involved about the air quality issues we are facing. The Public Health Department has recently released "A Citizen's Guide to Air Quality Management in Garfield Coun...
Some other low-cost home winterizing tips: Use a programmable thermostat. When installed and used correctly, you may be able to save $180 each year. Get a tune-up for your furnace and change your furnace filter monthly. Clean filters create better air flow, while dirty filters can hike energy usa...
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act), enacted earlier this year, expanded two home energy tax credit: the non-business energy property credit and the residential energy efficient property credit. That means you can perform energy-saving home improvements and reduce your 2009 ...
Roaring Fork Valley residents may be eligible for $300 back on insulation upgrade.
The first time home buyer tax credit has been extended and also includes buyers that are not buying for the first time.  All contracts need to be in effect by April 30, 2010 and close by June 30, 2010.  
REALTOR® Magazine-Daily News-Homebuyer Credit Gets New Life: via @addthis Key lawmakers in the Senate have tentatively agreed to extend the existing $8,000 tax credit for first-time home buyers and also offer a new $6,500 credit for existing homeowners who have lived in their...
10/30/2009 is now the online headquarters for news and information about clean energy for households, businesses and local governments in Garfield County. The new site uses eye-catching graphic design and simple navigation to deliver extensive information on energy efficiency, renewa...
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