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Area Hot Springs

As we look forward to more snowfall in the near future we also look for some alternative activities and are still enjoyable throughout the winter. We are lucky to live in a stunning area of the country with access to majestic mountains, gorgeous rivers and relaxing hot springs. Join us for a journey through 4…
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2021 has finally arrived!

Out with the old and in with the new could not be a more perfect motto for the New Year. January is the ideal time to set new goals, plans and intentions for the year ahead. For some this may look like life changing plans such as moving and for others it could look like…
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New Years

The New Year is upon us and what a perfect time to celebrate new beginnings and say goodbye to the past year. This last year looked different in many ways, with the continued shut downs and social distancing regulations here are some fun ideas for celebrating the New Year in a different way. Dress up…
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November 2020 Real Estate Transactions

As we are nearing the end of the year the monthly La Plata County real estate numbers continue to grow and surprise us in ways we were not expecting for 2020. The charts below will show a breakdown of the different markets in La Plata County i.e.: Durango In Town, Durango Rural, Durango Mountain Area,…
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2020 Real Estate Trends

2020 brought many changes and one of those major changes was how much time we are spending in our homes. There are some real estate trends that we expect to see carry over into 2021 and most likely for years to come in the way we see our space, utilize it and change in order…
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Local Skiing

Winter has finally arrived and ski season is upon us. Purgatory has gotten 8” of snow this last weekend with more falling today and snow making is underway. 24 of the 105 trails are open up at Purgatory, giving you plenty of terrain to explore for early season skiing. If hitting the slopes doesn’t excite…
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Real Estate Transactions for November 2020

It is that time again for the monthly numbers for La Plata County residential real estate and as you may have guessed November did not disappoint. It is common for real estate to slow down substantially in the winter months; although October brought 203 sales and November brought 125, La Plata County is still up…
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Durango Noel Night

Noel Night has been a staple in Durango’s holiday events for years. This event helps businesses promote local discounts, generate business and help spread some holiday cheer. Local First acknowledges the social distancing rules in place and they believe hosting the typical Noel Night would not be a responsible choice. As an alternative, this year…
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October CAR Numbers – Standout Month!

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of October. Even though it was a month ago, the numbers show some fascinating trends. The below charts show a detailed breakdown of several market segments in La Plata County, showing La Plata County as a whole, Durango In…
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Durango Polar Express

Did you know Durango was voted one of the best Christmas towns in the USA by Country Living Magazine? It comes as no surprise when you have the magical holiday experience of riding the Polar Express in your own backyard. The Polar Express is a holiday filled train ride that includes a 35 minute ride…
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