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The South Park Basin




South Park is a grassland flat within the basin formed by the Rocky Mountains' Mosquito and Park Mountain Ranges[1] within central Colorado. This high valley ranges in elevation from approximately 9,000 to 10,000 ft (3,000 m). It encompasses approximately 1,000 square miles (2,590 km² or 640,000 acres) around the headwaters of the South Platte River in Park County approximately 60 mi (100 km) southwest of Denver. It is the largest and southernmost of three similarly named high altitude basins in the Front Range of Colorado, the others being North Park and Middle Park. The largest town in the basin is Fairplay, with a population of 681.


Geologically, the valley is a wide faulted syncline of sedimentary

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The main ranch house was built in 1928 by the ranch owner, Foster Cline, Sr., a prominent Denver attorney. The ranch was owned by and associated with Cline and his family for about 80 years and while the house was primarily used as a residence for the ranch managers, Cline and his family reportedly stayed in the house occasionally and spent most of their time on the ranch, during summers, in a smaller cabin across Highway 285 from the main house on Tarryall Creek.


The Tarryall Ranch was apparently the name given to the property by Foster Cline, the owner of the ranch from the 1920s until his death in 1969 at age 89. The ranch is also known commonly as the Cline Ranch. The ranch reportedly was known as the

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Home Inspection

How to Prepare Your Home For An Inspection

 Selling your home is more than just a financial transaction. A home is more than just land and walls, and most homeowners have an emotional attachment to their homes (except for a select few that can’t wait to move out). While this emotional connection is justified, it can be an issue when you are selling a home. As the homeowner, you won't see the house as another person sees it. Its small flaws and problems will just feel natural to you.

But that’s not how a buyer will see it, and nor will an inspector. A home inspector’s job is to analyze a property objectively in an unbiased way. They don’t seek to uncover every little flaw in the property, but it’s their job to look for potential hazards, costly

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As the health crisis started making its way throughout our country earlier this spring, sellers have been cautious about putting their homes on the market. This hesitation stemmed primarily from fear of the spread of the coronavirus, and understandably so. This abundant caution has greatly impacted the number of homes for sale and slowed the pace of a typically busy spring real estate season. Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First American notes:

“As more homeowners are reluctant to list their homes for sale amid the pandemic, the supply of homes available to potential home buyers continues to dwindle.”

With many states beginning a phased approach to reopening, virtual best practices and health and safety guidelines for the industry are

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Improve your Property for Short Term Rentals

 Vacation House

Short-term rentals are becoming more and more popular by the day. No matter where you are on the planet, chances are there is a Short-term rental listing near you. Over 2 million people stay in a property listed with Airbnb per night. Airbnb is a famous short-term rental service, and there are over 660,000 listings just in the US.

So how can you be a part of it? It’s easy to list your home as for a short-term rental, but it’s not as easy to attract potential guests and start generating a decent amount of cash from this activity. There are two ways you can improve your short-term guest traffic. One is to improve your listing techniques and SEO to make sure your ad attracts most traffic. Secondly, you

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Which One is Better For You? About 97% of the total US land area is designated as rural areas i.e.; it comes under rural counties. According to a 2019 estimate, only about 17.5% of the total US population resides in these areas.

No wonder why there is no population density issue in the countryside. And even though it’s not as frequent as rural-to-urban migration, many people do relocate to the countryside. Scenic beauty, closeness to nature, and zero pollution aren't the only benefits of buying a home in the country. You get another benefit when you are buying a home in the countryside, and that's the USDA loan option. USDA Loan vs. Conventional Loan We can compare USDA Loan to conventional fixed-rate mortgage loans on a few different merits.

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Here's a simple process you can follow:

1. Review your credit reports.

The credit bureaus -- TransUnion, Equifax, and Experian -- are required to give you a free copy of your report once a year. All you have to do is ask. (Click the links to request a copy.)

Another way to see your credit reports is to use a free service like Credit Karma. (I'm not endorsing Credit Karma. I like it and think it's handy, but I'm sure other free services are just as useful.)

Once you've signed up, you can see your credit scores and view the information contained on the reports. Generally speaking, the entries on the different reports will be the same, but not always. For a variety of reasons credit reports are rarely identical.

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Lost Creek Wilderness was officially designated by the Colorado Wilderness Act of 1980 with additions in 1993. Today it totals 119,790 acres. Elevations range from 8,000' to 12,400' above sea level. Lost Creek was named after a creek of the same name that repeatedly disappears undergound only to reappear again further downstream where it ultimately becomes Goose Creek.

Lost Creek is accessed by a 136 mile trail network, 105 miles of which are within the Wilderness boundary.  The trail system traverses tree-lined mountain parks, fascinating rounded granite domes, and rare granite arches. Black bears, bighorn sheep, deer, elk, and bobcats share the region. Vegetation includes ponderosa, bristlecone, and lodgepole pine, aspen, spruce, fir, and alpine

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Buffalo Peaks Wilderness, encompassing 41,232 acres, was congressionally designated in 1993. It get its name from the thirteen thousand foot Buffalo Peaks located 15 miles southwest of Fairplay, Colorado. Elevations range from 9,200 to 13,326 feet from sea level. This area differs from other surrounding Wilderness areas by virtue of its high potential for solitude.

Conifers and aspens intermingle with rolling meadows of grasses and wildflowers. The fall color display is spectacular. The dark double summits of Buffalo Peaks are two highly eroded volcanic mountains that were active some 28 million years ago. These aspects offer wonderful experiences for all levels of naturalists.

Please help keep Wilderness wild by following Leave No Trace practices.

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 Lots of folks ask... how do I check my place when away.

There are a few options:
For Power - Cheap Option - if you have a phone line buy a cheap answering machine. Call it, if it picks up then you have power. If it does not answer..... likely you do not have power.
Power & Temp - Land Line Freeze Alarm Remote Monitor, Calls you when power and or temps drop. MUST HAVE LAND LINE. With the battery back up it will call when power drops as well. https://www.amazon.com/Control-Products-Intermediate-FreezeAlarm-FA-I-CCA/dp/B000071NYC/ref=sr_1_16?keywords=freeze+alarm&qid=1579281068&s=hi&sr=1-16


Power & Temp - Wifi - Use a Temp Stick it will email when temps drop to your setting. If it does not report then likely you do not have power.
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