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Music in the Mountains

Durango’s favorite music festival is in town through the month of July. If you haven’t had a chance to go to this spectacular event, it’s not too late; there are several shows left. The goal of Music in the Mountains is to “To produce an exceptional summer music festival with musicians of the highest caliber;…
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June Stats - La Plata County

June La Plata County Real Estate Transactions

This week we have the latest residential real estate transactions for the month of June. With 105 total transactions, we are slightly below the total number of May transactions for this year. This number is also a bit behind the total number of transactions we have seen in recent previous years during the month of…
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Durango Weekend Happenings

Durango is one of those unique places that offers outdoor activities year round. Summer is especially fun because the warm temperatures allow long days and evenings full of light. This upcoming week, there are several unique events around town. This Friday, July 12, there will be an outdoor movie held at the Durango Rec Center…
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Should You Work With A Real Estate Agent?

One of the questions many people ask is whether they should bypass working with a real estate agent when they sell their home. There are several key reasons to utilize a real estate broker, and it helps to understand the roles and responsibilities of a broker in the process. When a client chooses to work…
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Durango 4th of July!

It’s almost the Fourth of July, and Durango puts on a fabulous celebration. The weather is shaping up to be gorgeous, making Durango the best place to spend the holiday! Several events are located at Rotary Park. In the morning, there’s an All-American Breakfast, a Freedom 5K, and even a free concert in the park.…
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Homeownership and The American Dream

As we close the month of June, we would be remiss not to focus on real estate and its impact on our country. June is National Homeownership Month. According to the White House, “During National Homeownership Month, we acknowledge the benefits of sustainable homeownership.  Homeownership continues to be an important option for many Americans to…
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Purgatory Summer Fun

Purgatory Resort is well known in Durango for its plethora of winter activities, but did you know there’s a full set of activities for summer fun, as well? It’s a place you can stop for a little while, the full day, or longer! The Alpine Slide is a longtime favorite—visitors can ride the chairlift to…
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The Impact of the Mortgage Rate

If you’re in the market to buy a home, are you aware of the impact of mortgage interest rates and their role in a home purchase? They have a large impact on the value of home you’re able to afford. In the last several years, we’ve seen historically low mortgage rates. While they have fluctuated,…
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True West Rodeo—A Durango Summer Past-time

Summertime in Durango means a plethora of activities from which to choose, and one of our favorites is the True West Rodeo. It only operates for a short window, and it’s in full swing now! It takes place at the La Plata County Fairgrounds on the following Wednesdays: June 19,26; July 3,10,17,31, and August 7.…
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La Plata County Stats

May La Plata County CAR Numbers

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