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Durango 100 Club

The Durango Hundred Club

Last week we wrote about the Snowdown Bed Race, and how proceeds from the event will benefit The Hundred Club of Durango. This week we want to spotlight the Hundred Club, as it is a unique organization that serves Durango. The Hundred Club provides a substantial contribution to the family of a deceased public safety…
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Year End Numbers

December/Year-End La Plata County Residential Sales Numbers

This week we have the December/year-end numbers for 2018. With 76 total sales for the month of December, it was a decent month, although slightly lower than several recent December transaction totals, and also lower than the total number of sales for December 2017. With 1,155 total sales for the year, it was a solid…
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Snowdown Bed Race

We are approaching one of Durango’s most beloved winter celebrations—Snowdown. January 30-February 3, Durango becomes an exciting winter festival. This year’s theme, “Get Your Comic On” will surely be a blast. The Wells Group is excited to be a sponsor for the Snowdown Bed Race on Friday, February 1 at 4 pm. Groups of 5…
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Real Estate Investing in 2019

As we begin a new year, you may be considering your financial goals and priorities. Perhaps you are considering investments and making plans. Is real estate investing on your agenda? There are several positive reasons to consider adding a real estate investment to your portfolio. We’ll take a high-level approach to some of the benefits.…
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New Years Decorations

Happy New Year’s from The Durango Team

This is the time of year that is packed full of events, parties, and holiday celebrations. It can be easy to fly through each holiday. Yet, as this week ends and we look towards next week, we look forward to New Year’s Eve, and look toward 2019 and a year full of new opportunities. Durango…
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Traveling This Holiday? Remember These Home Safety Tips

This weekend, many will be traveling to spend Christmas with family or friends. While Durango is one of the safest places to live, it’s still prudent to exercise caution when you leave your home over the holidays. Here are a few tips: Don’t let packages, newspapers or mail pile up. If you expect deliveries (as…
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Durango—Truly One of the Best Places for the Holidays

Did you know Durango frequently appears on “best of” lists to visit? This time of the year, we have been recognized nationwide as a magical place to spend the holidays (https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/tripideas/the-20-best-american-towns-to-visit-during-the-christmas-season/ss-BBPKtb0?ocid=spartandhp#image=9).Over the past few weeks, we’ve highlighted some of the town’s events, including the famous Polar Express. However, there’s still more to do! If you’re…
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November Colorado Association of Realtors Numbers

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of November. 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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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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