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San Juan Brewfest

This Saturday, August 24, is the quintessential event for beer lovers—The San Juan Brewfest. There will be over 50 breweries, more than 100 beers, and live music. The event benefits United Way of Southwest Colorado. The fun takes place at Buckley Park, in the heart of downtown Durango, and will go from 1-5 (unless you…
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La Plata County Stats

Colorado Association of Realtors Stats – July 2019 – La Plata County

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of July. 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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The Wells Group Client Appreciation Event—Saturday!

This Saturday, August 17, is our Wells Group Client Appreciation event, and it’s one you won’t want to miss. We will be showing Angry Birds 2 and The Art of Racing in the Rain. Shows start at 8:30am, and doors open at 8am. Each person who brings school supplies for Durango School District 9R will…
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July Real Estate Stats

La Plata County Residential Transactions for July

We have the latest La Plata County Residential Real Estate numbers for our blog this week, and it was an interesting month! With 132 total sales, this is the highest number of sales we have had for any month thus far in 2019. Also, this July is higher than any July since prior to 2011!…
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The La Plata County Fair

It’s time for one of our favorite local events: The La Plata County Fair! Starting this week (August 7-11), this year celebrates 71 years of the La Plata County Fair, which features some of the county’s best animals, talent, and produce. There are several categories for competitions, including: baking, canned foods, homemade wine, knitting, crocheting,…
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Real Estate In The News

For our communication this week, we wanted to share some real estate news making headlines. On Wednesday, The US Federal Reserve announced that it would cut interest rates for the first time since the Great Recession in 2008. While the federal interest rate doesn’t go hand in hand with mortgage rates, they oftentimes follow. “Lawrence…
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Guitars

Music Around La Plata County

Did you know Durango offers an extensive music scene? Throughout the year, there are live bands and performances throughout town. In the summer, the gorgeous weather is conducive to outside venues and pleasant evenings. This week, there will be a Concert Hall @ the Park at Buckley Park from 5:30-7:30 on Thursday, August 1. This…
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Market Changes

As we have looked at La Plata County real estate transactions the last couple of weeks, we have noted the total number of transactions has decreased. As we have mentioned throughout the course of the year, the market is slightly slower than last year, which means we are seeing a change in the market. When…
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Durango Fiesta Days—84 Years of Tradition

The 84th Annual Durango Fiesta Days is upon us this week! The celebration of the “fiesta” has been occurring since 1935. It’s changed names a few times, but since the 1980’s it’s been known as Durango Fiesta Days. It’s a fantastic way to remember the agricultural and western heritage of our local area. The celebration…
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La Plata County Stats

June Colorado Association of Realtors Numbers

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