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Utility Planning – Gas, Electric, Septic and Water

Triangle Land is up around 9000ft of elevation in the mountains of Colorado. We’re pretty lucky in many ways. Let’s run the list. Natural Gas or Propane? NG is already in my neighborhood. The gas company will hook me up for free when I ask. Electricity? There’s a pole in the corner of the lot…. read more »

Buying Land: All about that base.

We’ve lived up in the front range for a few years now. Last year, I decided it was time to get a house of our own. After poking around a bit, I started to seriously consider the idea of building our next house. When I talk about building a house, I literally mean that I… read more »