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Rio Grande, Colorado Property Information

Rio Grande County VA Home Loan Info2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Rio Grande County is $548,250.

Called the gateway to the San Juan Mountains, Rio Grande County is named for the river of the same name that flows through the county. Rio Grande is one of the counties located in the San Luis Valley. The county is home to several mountain peaks, some standing at an elevation of 13,000 feet. The population in Rio Grande County is 11,607 residents with 1,000 of those being veterans.

Rio Grande County is one of the best places in Colorado to view wildlife. The Monte Vista National Refuge is one of the stops in the migration of the Sand Hill Cranes. The Monte Vista National Refuge is mostly made of wetlands, which provides a great environment for waterfowl. This refuge is a popular destination for photographers, because of the untouched environment.

The San Luis Valley is one of the best places to enjoy the mountains and rivers that make Colorado so beautiful. There is also a lot of opportunity for hiking, bicycling, and camping thanks to the numerous trails and camping sites located in the San Luis Valley. San Luis Valley is a paradise for outdoor lovers.

The Rio Grande River provides some of the best fishing in the world. There are over 150 streams in which residents can fish. Fishing is even available in the winter at several lakes in Rio Grande County. Both fly fishing and spin fishing are acceptable in the Rio Grande. Lovers of fishing won’t find a place much better than Rio Grande County.

The median household income in Rio Grande County is $38,993 with a median housing cost of $129,500. Disabled veterans in Colorado are eligible for property tax exemption.

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Rio Grande County Property Search

Center, Del Norte, Monte Vista, South Fork

For a list of VA approved properties in Rio Grande County, call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496.

VA Loan Approved Condos

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VFW Posts

Post 3228 Sierra Vista Post
PO Box 446
Monte Vista, Colo. 811440446
United States
Phone: (719) 852-4976

Meeting Location & Time
37 1/2 Adams St
Monte Vista, Colo. 811440446
United States
4:00 Every Sat

Quartermaster: Albert Marquez
Jose Archuleta

Post 8121 Seigfried-Leyte Post
PO Box 363
South Fork, Colo. 811540363
United States
Phone: (719) 873-5845

Meeting Location & Time
580 Spruce St
Del Norte, Colo. 81132-3237
United States
1200pm 4th Sun

Quartermaster: James Mitchell
Commander: Donald Mc Callister

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Rio Grande County

    • Single Family: $575
    • Condominium: $575
    • Duplex Family: $600
    • Triplex Family: $625
    • Fourplex Family: $650
    • Repair Certification: $100

An additional fee of $50 is included in the above appraisals for the completion of the 1004MC form. This form is required for all VA appraisals, to include liquidation appraisals. Contact VA Home Loan Centers for a VA loan application.