Code of the West Blog

Do you dread the idea of replacing your roof? If it's any consolation, you are not alone. Replacing a roof is a vast and costly project. That’s one reason contractors always make sure they have roofing insurance to cover possible losses due to injury or property damage.

While the average roof can last for decades, the cost of replacing them can be daunting. Roof replacement can be a substantial investment that can make any budget-conscious homeowner think twice.

In case disaster strikes, you want your home insurance coverage to be sufficient to rebuild your home's structure, replace your belongings, and defray costs if you are unable to live in your home. Standard homeowner policies typically provide coverage for disasters caused by fire, hail, lightning, and explosions. Those who reside in areas where the risk for earthquakes and floods are present will need coverage for those disasters.


You may or may not already know this, but home insurance is not a legal requirement for owning a home. Still, this does not mean that homeowners' insurance is not essential. On the contrary, having one will help you avoid and hurdle troubles, come the unexpected.

First Time Home Buyers

Congratulations! It’s time to buy your first home! You’re tired of paying rent and building your landlord’s wealth and are now ready to invest in your own future. Home buying is both exciting and overwhelming. In this post, we’ll give you some things to consider as you work through the home buying process. 

“If you don’t like the weather in Colorado, then wait five minutes.” Colorado’s weather often changes quickly, and it keeps you on your toes. Despite the quick changes and seasons, Colorado’s climate is truly amazing! 


Your 3-Step Guide to Finding and Designing a Space for Any Home-Based Business 

- By Tina Martin

If you’re starting a business and plan on operating it out of your home, one of the first things you’ll need to do is select an office location — whether it’s a spare bedroom, converted garage, or an entirely new space. If you can’t convert an existing room into a home office, you could add onto your home, build a backyard studio, or buy a new house that has plenty of space for your home-based business needs. For some tips on finding, designing, and securing your new office space, read on!


Southern Colorado has plenty of real estate in areas called Opportunity Zones (OZ). So what are Opportunity Zones? Let’s take a closer look at what Opportunity Zones are, how they’re created and where they’re located.


Colorado is one of many states where marijuana is legal. Cannabis, hemp and marijuana are used interchangeably. While they’re part of the same plant family, they have some differences in terms of THC levels, legality and more.


Your Checklist for An Eco-Friendly Kitchen Upgrade - By Harper Reid

Are you eco-conscious and looking to upgrade your kitchen? There are many things you’ll need to consider before taking on an eco-friendly kitchen upgrade. You may not be sure where to start, so here’s a checklist to help you out.


No matter where you are located in Colorado, you can find something amazing to do! In this post, we’ll cover a variety of activities you can enjoy and provide some valuable resources to plan your next Colorado excursion.


Looking for creative ways to brighten up your living space? Over the top paint jobs and expensive remodels aren't the only way of bringing color into your home. With the right pointers, it can be as simple as focusing on a few new additions while making the most out of colors you already have. Keep reading for design tips to transform any dull room into a vibrant and visually striking living space. Make a start on our bright ideas now and your dream living space will be closer than ever.


There’s so much to do and see in beautiful Colorado! Colorado mountain properties provide easy access to hunting, fishing and viewing wildlife. Before you grab your fishing gear and hit the road, it’s important to be aware of the rules surrounding hunting and fishing.


Purchasing your first investment property can be downright overwhelming. You need to select a property, figure out how to finance this investment and learn the ropes of managing it later. Whether you’re aiming for a short- or long-term rental, here are important insights to help ensure your endeavor is a successful one.


Water Rights and Resources
Colorado real estate is an exciting investment! While water rights and resources might get overlooked when you're house hunting, it’s important to gather this information for any real estate that peaks your interest—especially if it’s a rural mountain property.



Improving one's health and wellness at home on a budget can come from many approaches. While some are as simple as creating a ritual such as lighting a candle or tidying up a messy space, others require more work. From reducing allergens to creating an outdoor space for some sunshine and serenity, consider these projects for home modifications. With a well-designed space, unwinding at home can become a luxury without going broke!



Moving to a new town is a serious undertaking. From finding a new job to buying a house, there’s a lot to accomplish before you can settle into your new community — and the work doesn’t stop when you arrive. When the moving truck is unloaded and boxes unpacked, there are a few things left to do before you can call your new city “home.”



The greatest time of the year is upon us here in the beautiful Spanish Peaks Country in Southern Colorado! From the history to the art, from the outdoors to the attractions, the Wahatoya (Huajatolla) mountain area has never failed to be on a
 bucket list of  “Places to See this Summer!”



Springtime for Colorado farmers and ranchers means work! 
Whether it's getting fields ready for planting, ditches ready for water, or the all 
important calving, lambing, kidding or whatever season you find yourself knee deep in. 



We have successfully assisted many in the sale, leasing, and purchasing of Cannabis cultivation facilities, MIP facilities (Marijuana Infused Products), Hemp facilities, and commercial storefronts for the sale of such products in various locations 
throughout the state.



The value of land in Southern Colorado is directly related to the quality and 
quantity of its water rights. No truer words have ever been spoken!

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