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1130 Main Block Party

We Moved, Come by our Block Party!

The Wells Group recently moved office locations, and we are now located at 1130 Main Avenue, just up the street from our previous office. This is an exciting move for our company, as it is a larger space, we now own the building, and we love the look of the office! This Friday evening, December…
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December Real Estate Numbers

November La Plata County Real Estate Transactions

We are nearing the end of the year, and as we look at La Plata County real estate transactions for the month of November, we see a standout month in terms of total number of transactions. With 102 total sales, this is the highest November since prior to 2010. It’s only slightly below October in…
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Friday Night Noel Night

This weekend we have one of our local traditions—Noel Night. This is Durango’s Christmas Party! This Friday, December 7, we invite you to join The Wells Group and many other local downtown merchants in a day of special offers, live music, and holiday treats. It will be from 10 am until 9 pm. We have…
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Holiday House

Is Real Estate Dead During the Holidays?

This is a common myth at this time of year. In fact, many people will take their homes off the market during the holidays/winter and list again during the spring (which is typically referred to as the “Spring Selling Season.)” While there are benefits and strategies that vary depending on each situation, we believe the…
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Winter Train

Holiday Train Events

It’s one of the most special times of year around Durango. Christmas events stack the calendar and holiday decorations are around town. The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad offers a couple unique events and ways to celebrate the season. The Polar Express is now operating. This magical evening allows passengers to experience the delight…
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Christmas Tree

Holiday Home Safety Tips

After Thanksgiving, many Americans take the holiday weekend to set up Christmas and holiday decorations. We like to remind our clients of some basic home safety tips. According to the Unites States Fire Administration, the following facts apply to the holiday season (https://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/outreach/holiday.html): One of every four home Christmas tree fires is caused by electrical…
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Happy Thanksgiving from The Durango Team

It’s Thanksgiving week, and we have much to celebrate be to be thankful for. We are committed to the real estate profession because we are convinced there’s no better place to live and work, and to raise our kids. We love helping others realize their dreams to own real estate in La Plata County, and…
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La Plata County Chart

Colorado Association of Realtors – La Plata County Numbers for October

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of October. The attached charts show a detailed breakdown of several market segments in La Plata County, showing La Plata County as a whole, Durango In-Town, Durango Rural, Bayfield In-Town, Bayfield Rural, Ignacio In-Town, Ignacio Rural, and Durango Mountain…
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Purgatory Opens Saturday

It’s the time of the year many locals wait in eager anticipation to arrive—ski season! We had snow dust around town this week, which heightens the excitement of winter and skiing. Purgatory Resort opens Saturday, November 17, and it’s right in time for Thanksgiving. Purgatory offers a few unique specials this year, as well. One…
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La Plata County Real Estate Stats

La Plata County Real Estate Numbers for October

This week we have the La Plata County residential real estate numbers for the month of October. Interestingly, there were 106 total sales, which was the same number as last October of 2017. As has been the trend for the last few years, October has been an even stronger month than September, which is likely…
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