When I was leaving the Rimrock Walmark area yesterday I noticed something unusual on the corner of Rimrock Avenue and Hwy 6 & 50. It’s not unusual to see someone who is down on their luck panhandling at this corner in an attempt to make some quick cash. But yesterday I saw a businessman who was holding a sign but it was something I’ve never seen before. The man holding a sign looked nice in his business attire with a sign that read “Have Job Need Room to Rent”.

Until yesterday I had no idea how difficult it was to find a place to stay here on the Western Slope right now. There just isn’t enough affordable housing available right now. In fact, I overheard two people talking about paying close to $1,000 in rent to have their trailer parked in a facility for a month. Those prices are extremely steep.

You Have to Remain Patient and Hard Working to Find a Place to Live in Grand Junction

The housing market is crazy right now and if you’re thinking about selling your time this might be the perfect time seeing as how there is so few housing options available you will make some good money if you decide to sell your home.

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My wife and I have made 3 real estate purchases and all of them have made us money, not large amounts but something to help us make a down payment on our next place to live. If at all possible work toward owning your home, it will be the best investment you’ve ever made.

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