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Durango – A Must-Visit Colorado City

Colorado.com listed Durango as a “must-visit Colorado city”, which comes as no surprise to us, but in case you needed a reminder here are 7 reasons Durango should be at the top of your list. It is the Hollywood of the Rockies – This unique landscape has been used in 30 different films and movies.…
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2020 March Numbers

This week we have the La Plata County residential real estate transaction numbers through the month of March. Residential sales continue to set record highs and the question remains, how long will this trend continue with the lack of inventory we continue to encounter? Bob Allen stated in this year’s Wells Group Forecast, this year…
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Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

The 49th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic will be returning this year and although this event will look different than in years past, it is a great event that generates excitement throughout our community and helps boost the local economy. The history of this fun event started years ago with a fun brotherly bet. Brothers…
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Spring Buyers Have 50% Fewer Homes to Choose From

According to an article in Realtor Magazine, home shoppers this spring have 52% fewer homes to choose from than last year.  For every 10 homes for sale last year, there are fewer than five today.   We are finding this trend applicable to our market as well. At this time there are 33 in town Durango…
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Durango Bump-Out Project

Most everyone has had to implement some kind of adjustment into their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic and the downtown businesses in Durango are no exception. The City of Durango allowed the businesses to take part in the Bump-out project last year which is a state wide program. What is the Bump-out program? It is…
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Wells Group’s 21st Annual Real Estate Forecast

We are excited to share The Wells Group’s 21st Annual Real Estate Forecast https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2P7EE-VI5lk . This year’s format looked different than previous years with the forecast going virtual, making it accessible to watch from the comfort of your home. This yearly event compiles data and predictions for the La Plata County real estate market and…
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Spring Skiing at Purgatory

Spring break is upon us and what a perfect time to get some ski days in up at Purgatory resort before the season ends. Spring skiing can be some of the best here in southwest Colorado. While the snow is starting to melt in lower elevations, up in the higher elevations the snow is sticking…
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Real Estate Transactions for February 2021

This week we have the latest numbers for La Plata County residential real estate. While not a surprise based on the level of activity we’ve seen these past couple of months, the numbers are staying steady, with52 total single family sales for the month of February.  January was at 59 solds and February 2020 was…
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2021 Wells Group Forecast

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February 2021 Numbers

Two full months into the New Year and real estate transactions in La Plata County are staying steady and showing great promise for a very busy spring ahead in the real estate world. The February numbers did not jump notably from the January numbers, however for this time of year these numbers are significantly higher…
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