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Durango’s Art Galleries

Durango’s history and location lend to the modern mountain and southwest influences in art and culture. These shine through in many different forms, from pottery, jewelry, and paintings to music, glass work, and photography. With over 30 local galleries showcasing hundreds of artists, you can find a wonderful mix of mediums and styles. There are…
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The Wells Group Monthly Marketplace April 2022

The Wells Group captures monthly La Plata County real estate statistics so we can compare month over month and year over year. With these numbers, we can see trends and key metrics that gives insight to what the market has been doing and possibly where it’s headed. April 2022 picked up in sales with 110…
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Iron Horse Bicycle Classic 50th Anniversary

  In 1971, the two Mayer brothers challenged each other to a race. From Durango to Silverton;  Jim, via the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train, and Tom, on his road bike. Tom won the wagered candy bar. The following year, 36 bicycle riders took on the challenge to beat the train despite the…
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Styling a Vacation Home

Vacation homes in Durango have been become very popular because of the variety of locations, large capacities, and Colorado experience. While there are certain permits you need from the City of Durango to operate a vacation. Making your vacation rental stand out on sites like AirBnB, Vacasa, and VRBO will help keep your rental booked.…
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Leland and Lola

The Leland House Hotel and Lola’s Place Restaurant are aptly named after previous owners and serve as a vintage modern place for tourists and locals alike. The original buildings were constructed in the late 1800s and have been turned into a chic hotel and neighboring restaurant/food truck court. Situated on Second Avenue, just a block…
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Spring Cleaning

Coming home to a clean home is satisfying and stress-relieving. Having a spring-cleaning list to tackle makes this goal achievable! Good Housekeeping highlights these as easy ways to spruce up you home. Vacuum and/or hose down both sides of indoor and outdoor floor mats. Use glass cleaner and a microfiber cloth on windows and dust…
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May Events 2022

May is the beginning of Durango’s summer celebrations. With warmer days for outdoor events, you won’t want to miss these fun activities. On May 1st, the Powerhouse Science Center in hosting Rockin’ on the River. This live concert will be featuring Lavalanche and more to come for five Sundays this summer! While the event is…
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March 2022 DAAR Numbers

Comparing 2020, 2021, and 2022 1st Quarter Stats is like taking a walk through memory lane of the pandemic. While pandemic feels like a bad word, it is important when considering the impacts on real estate. Q1 2022 more closely resembles Q1 2020, rather than Q1 2021. The total number of home sales in La…
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Curb Appeal

Updating the exterior of your home can add a lot of curb appeal to your property. Realtor.com recommends these easy things to spruce up the outside look. Paint can add a fresh new cover not only your house but shed, garage, fence, and more. Picking the right color and maybe a complimentary accent color for…
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March 2022 Statewide Statistics

Every month the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) releases statewide real estate statistics and key metrics so we can review past trends and try to see where the market is headed. In March 2022, there were 9,390 new single-family listings. The year has now totaled 21,545 new listings, of which just 195 were in La…
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