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April 2023 Events

April is a transition month for the weather in the Rocky Mountains, even with melting snow and warming days, the local events do not take a break! Here are some of our favorite April events in Durango, CO.   Sunday, April 9th is Purgatory Ski Resort’s closing day. In celebration of another great season, the…
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Pets in La Plata County

Durango is a small city surrounded by acres of farm and ranch land. There are many different opportunities for pets of all shapes and sizes in the area.   In town – within city limits, dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, and even chickens can be commonly allowed and found. There are many local pet shops, veterinary…
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Durango Bike Shops

Durango is known as a mountain biking destination with hundreds of miles of trails, world class events such as the Iron Horse, and a plethora of locally owned and operated bike shops for top of the line bikes, parts, clothing, shoes, accessories, and service.   2nd Ave Sports is the largest shop in their two-story…
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DAAR February 2023 Statistics

The Durango Area Association of REALTORS® compiles monthly real estate statistics for La Plata County and the towns and cities within. This is valuable insight about key metrics, trends, and ideas on where the future months may go in our local real estate market.   February is typically a slower month in real estate with…
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Consignment Stores

Consignment stores offer a great way to make some extra cash from selling used clothes, shoes, and other items. This retail model relieves the stress of selling items yourself. Visiting these stores can also be a great way to find good deals on these items! Durango offers a wide selection of consignment stores offering these…
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The Wells Group February 2023 Numbers

Our local La Plata County real estate market continues to evolve in this new year. Compiling these numbers allows us to compare and contrast month over month and year over year to see trends and interpret where the market might be headed.   In February 2023, there were 48 sales which is 18 less than…
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North County Real Estate

Having a home, condo, or townhouse in North County during these winter months gives you unmatched access to the beautiful snow and Purgatory Resort for cutting fresh tracks. Additionally, Durango Nordic Center and surrounding trails is great for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing with Purgatory Lake open in the summer months for paddle boarding and more…
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DAAR January 2023 Statistics

The Durango Area Association of Realtors® compiles monthly statistics of La Plata County which gives us insight to Durango, Bayfield, and Ignacio real estate activity. With this information, we can compare the current market to past year and find trends and key metrics. January 2023 was a good start to the new year.   In…
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March 2023 Events in Durango

March in Durango offers warmer days and fun events. Spring skiing is in full swing and the town continues to celebrate winter with film and music.   Purgatory Resort’s Helluva Weekend celebration is from March 1st through 5th featuring fireworks, a balloon glow, live music, and “beach” parties. Uncle Clyde’s Run & Slide Race is…
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The Wells Group January 2023 Statistics

  Every month, The Wells Group records La Plata County real estate activity to gain insight to the trends in sales, listings, and price. With this information, we gain valuable market knowledge and perhaps foresee where the upcoming months will go.   January 2023 ended with 35 sales, down 47% from January 2022. The last…
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