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Tips to Winterize Your Home

It’s the time of year we start anticipating snow and dropping temperatures. Every year, we like to remind our clients about some simple housekeeping tips to prepare your home for winter. Below are a few suggestions for you as we enter into the colder time of year. Remove hose from spigot. We remind our clients…
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Hot Air Balloon

3rd Annual Animas Valley Balloon Rally

It’s time again for the 3rd Annual Animas Valley Balloon Rally, Durango’s local hot air balloon rally. This weekend, October 19-21, Durango will feature some fantastic hot air balloon events. The fun starts Friday morning with a media flight from the launch field at Hermosa Meadows Road (County Road 255) and Highway 550. Friday evening,…
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La Plata County September Real Estate Statistics

La Plata County Real Estate Statistics from the Colorado Association of Realtors – September

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of September. 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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Jack O'Lanterns

Durango Halloween Events

We’re quickly approaching Halloween, and did you know Durango has a few fun events to celebrate this time of year? One of the local favorites is PEANUTS The Great Pumpkin Patch Express aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. There are a handful of days offered in October. The ride takes a half hour…
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September Real Estate Numbers

September La Plata County Real Estate Numbers

This week we have the September residential real estate numbers for La Plata County. With 91 total sales, it was slightly lower than last September 2017, which had 97 total sales. It is also below last month, but this is a common trend in our area as summer is our peak season and fall starts…
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Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering This Weekend

This weekend, October 4-7, Durango celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Throughout the weekend, there will be performances of cowboy poetry, music, storytelling, and folklore, as well as several events throughout the community. There’s a Cowboy Poet Train on Friday that features performers on every coach and lunch at Cascade Canyon,…
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Real Estate in the News

For our communication this week, we compiled a few of the headlines making recent real estate news. These topics impact housing and the economy, and therefore oftentimes the local real estate market. Take a look at some recent news: Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates: The Federal Reserve raised the interest rates this week, for the…
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Fall Road

Durango Fall Color Drive

It’s officially fall, and it’s one of the most beautiful times in and around Durango. Trees change colors and mountainsides are covered in an array of shades. We have visitors come from far away to see our beautiful scenery, and one of our favorite fall recommendations is to take a color drive before the leaves…
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Autumn Leaves

Fall Real Estate Market and Parade of Homes

We’re in full-swing fall mode around Durango. This is a sweet spot in the real estate market. The dynamic of tourists changes at this time of year. During the summertime, we see many families on vacation as kids are not in school. However, during the fall, we start to see more retired couples visit the…
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2018 Parade of Homes and Complimentary Tickets

This weekend (September 21-23) is the 15th Annual Durango Parade of Homes, and we are offering 4 Complimentary Pairs of Tickets to those who contact us for them! It’s a weekend filled with beautiful homes and fantastic events. The weekend starts Friday evening with Homes Under the Stars, and continues Saturday and Sunday from 9-5.…
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