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Dancing in Durango

With a huge artistic community in Durango, dance is not left out of the mix. Durango Dance, Ballet Durango, and Bella Dance Studio all offer high quality classes to an array of ages and experience levels. Durango Dance’s Studio Director Miriam Morgan produces classes with 5 other teachers. Plié Playschool for preschoolers is a program…
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December 2021 DAAR Numbers

With the entirety of 2021 real estate market statistics to review, we can see that it was one wild year. Similar to 2020 in elevated sales and pricing trends, we saw another decrease in supply coupled with increased demand. In La Plata County, there were a total of 1420 residential sales. Looking back at 2021,…
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Outfitted for Adventure

One of Durango’s biggest draws is the proximity to nature and the plethora of activities during all four seasons. From hiking to skiing and rafting to biking, there’s something for everyone and all skill levels. Locals and tourists alike rely on quality gear to have a good time and stay safe. The local shops in…
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December 2021 Wells Group Marketplace Numbers

As we welcome in the new year, it is safe to say 2021 was a wild ride in Real Estate. It seemed hard to believe we could see another year that would compete with 2020, but we did. With the December numbers in, we see the same trends continue: increasing prices, steady sales, and very…
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It’s Raining Dogs and Cats

It’s no secret that Durango is dog friendly as the furry companions accompany hikes and swim in our rivers and lakes. With daily food, treats, and toys a necessity, these local pet stores have it all! Creature Comforts is the largest pet store providing the essentials for all small pets including birds, cats, dogs, fish,…
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January is National Radon Action Month

Invisible, odorless, and tasteless: radon is a radioactive gas and a silent intruder in about half of Colorado homes, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health. Produced from uranium and radium in the soil, it can leak into home through the foundation. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) indicates that levels above 4 picocuries per…
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Nature’s Oasis

Serving Durango for over 25 years, Nature’s Oasis is a locally owned and operated grocery market specializing in high-quality, natural, organic, and local products. They also have Jack’s Meat Market, River Liquors, and Serious Delights Bakery – other local companies in their home off of Camino Del Rio. The fully stocked grocery store provides cheese,…
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Rising Rates for Tenancy

Homebuyers have undoubtedly been affected by the housing shortage, which has pushed more people into the rental market along with the typical number of renters. However, rental prices are not much tamer than the record setting highs to purchase a home. From a Realtor.com study released on December 16, 2021, they found that, “November marks…
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January 2022 Durango Events

A new year, cold weather, and activities galore; January in Durango doesn’t slack in family fun! From snowshoeing, a motorcycle breakfast, and Durango’s own Snowdown festival, you don’t want to miss these events. January 8th Durango Harley Davidson is hosting the Biker Breakfast. Everyone is invited, on a motorcycle or not, for a free (first…
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November 2021 DAAR Numbers

                                                          The Durango Area Association of Realtors releases monthly statistics for La Plata County so we can track the activity and mark the changes, key metrics, and…
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