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Renting vs. Buying a Home

Renting vs. Buying a Home

  • The Durango Team
  • 05/17/24

When deciding whether to continue renting or to buy your own home, there are many factors to consider. There are upsides and do...

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Durango, CO Parks & Green Spaces

Durango, CO Parks & Green Spaces

  • The Durango Team
  • 05/14/24

In addition to all of these great activities, public parks and green spaces are also a part of our outdoor attractions. Many of...

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April 2024 Wells Group Statistics

April 2024 Wells Group Statistics

  • The Durango Team
  • 05/10/24

Tracking La Plata County residential real estate market’s key trends for active, pending, and sold listing, as well as average ...

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Gyms in Durango, CO

Gyms in Durango, CO

  • The Durango Team
  • 05/7/24

There are also plenty of gyms in Durango and the surrounding areas for indoor workouts as well. 

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Down Payments vs. Earnest Money

Down Payments vs. Earnest Money

  • The Durango Team
  • 05/3/24

Down payment and earnest money are sometimes confused but both are part of the homebuying settlement.

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May 2024 Events

May 2024 Events

  • The Durango Team
  • 04/30/24

This month’s community events capture everything from live music to art classes, and the infamous Iron Horse Bicycle Classic.

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1st Quarter 2024 Durango Area Association of REALTORSⓇ Statistics

1st Quarter 2024 Durango Area Association of REALTORSⓇ Statistics

  • The Durango Team
  • 04/26/24

We continue to see increased average and median sales prices and fewer homes sold in most market segments.  

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Southwest Colorado Peaks

Southwest Colorado Peaks

  • The Durango Team
  • 04/23/24

These Southwest Colorado peaks and mountain ranges are just one of the reasons why we love calling Durango home. 

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Home Renovations

Home Renovations

  • The Durango Team
  • 04/19/24

In the past few years, many homeowners have opted to remodel their current home to better fit their needs; much of this trend i...

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Health Food Stores in Durango, CO

Health Food Stores in Durango, CO

  • The Durango Team
  • 04/16/24

While all of these have a variety of products that include organic, free range, and “healthier options”, we also have other gro...

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March 2024 The Wells Group Real Estate Statistics

March 2024 The Wells Group Real Estate Statistics

  • The Durango Team
  • 04/12/24

While it may not feel like it, the inventory has grown substantially over the past year, from 182 active listings at the end of...

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Durango Hot Springs

Durango Hot Springs

  • The Durango Team
  • 04/9/24

Once Trimble Hot Springs, Durango Hot Springs is less than 10 miles north of downtown Durango.

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Golf Clubs in Durango, CO

Golf Clubs in Durango, CO

  • The Durango Team
  • 04/5/24

Luckily, there are multiple choices when it comes to golf courses in Durango, and even more in Southwest Colorado. 

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Southwest Colorado Passes

Southwest Colorado Passes

  • The Durango Team
  • 04/2/24

Throughout Southwest Colorado, there are many mountain passes to conquer whether it’s on foot, on a road trip, or overlanding d...

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Scams & Fraud in Real Estate

Scams & Fraud in Real Estate

  • The Durango Team
  • 03/29/24

From health insurance scams to credit card and identity theft and wire fraud, these terms are all too common in today’s world.

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April 2024 Events

April 2024 Events

  • The Durango Team
  • 03/26/24

Springs has sprung with many Durango area events to celebrate! Durango is a bustling community and never lacks in things to do ...

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Southwest Colorado Wildlife

Southwest Colorado Wildlife

  • The Durango Team
  • 03/19/24

From elusive predators to common mammals, the wildlife of this area adds depth and beauty to its already stunning landscapes.

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The Wells Group 2024 Real Estate Forecast Recap

The Wells Group 2024 Real Estate Forecast Recap

  • The Durango Team
  • 03/22/24

They focused on supply and demand, in-bound and out-bound migration, and local factors such as unemployment rates, tourism, and...

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February 2024 Real Estate Statistics

February 2024 Real Estate Statistics

  • The Durango Team
  • 03/15/24

Tracking real estate market activity each month allows us to compare to past data so we can get a good sense of what is really ...

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Food Trucks in Durango, CO

Food Trucks in Durango, CO

  • The Durango Team
  • 03/12/24

Durango is well-known for the restaurants that line Main Street and are scattered throughout the city. Food trucks are no excep...

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Who Does What in La Plata County?

Who Does What in La Plata County?

  • The Durango Team
  • 03/8/24

As in all states, counties, and cities, different divisions head certain citizen services. In La Plata County, there are some i...

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Southwest Colorado Lakes

Southwest Colorado Lakes

  • The Durango Team
  • 03/5/24

Durango, located at 6,512 feet elevation in Southwest Colorado, has excellent access to many alpine lakes, man made reservoirs,...

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Durango Furniture Stores

Durango Furniture Stores

  • The Durango Team
  • 03/1/24

Buying new furniture can be a large part of settling into a new home. Whether you’re furnishing a studio or 5,000 square foot h...

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March 2024 Events

March 2024 Events

  • The Durango Team
  • 02/27/24

Spring is just around the corner and Durango is hosting a great number of events from board game tournaments to live music and ...

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