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December 2021 Events

The holiday season is in full swing; the days are colder and shorter and 2021 is coming to an end. However, there are still plenty of events in this following month to finish off the year. Local holiday craft classes are available, Noel Nite shopping event downtown is on December 3rd, and the Polar Express…
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3D Printed Homes

3D Printers have been utilized for many purposes through the years dating back to the 1980s in Japan. Models for consumer use are generally small enough to sit on home desks while companies have recently created a printer large enough to create structure walls for homes with them. Since the pandemic, an increased demand for…
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Smart Alec

Is your brain stuffed with random knowledge? Do you like beer? Durango offers genius combinations of the two at The Roost and The Powerhouse Science Center. Geeks Who Drink in a national online pub trivia game that The Roost uses to host trivia night. Teams up to six can come together or become teammates at…
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October 2021 DAR Numbers

The Durango Area Association of Realtors provides us with monthly reviews of the activity in La Plata County. With these statistics, we are able to identify trends and key metrics in the real estate market. La Plata County saw a 35% decrease in new listings and a 30% decrease in sales from October 2020; last…
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Fresh Cut Flowers

A gorgeous arrangement of fresh smelling flowers is a stunning addition to any event or just a daily centerpiece at the dining table. Here are some Durango options for your floral needs. April’s Garden is a local favorite with their timeless bouquets, wreaths, corsages, and gift baskets. They create vases for the holidays, Valentines Day,…
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October Marketplace Numbers 2021

Every month we get a statistics breakdown of the prior month’s real estate market activity so we can look at key metrics and review what’s been happening. October saw a lot of movement in properties while median and average sales prices are still on the rise. In La Plata County, 130 properties were sold in…
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 Denver Broncos

The NFL season is starting really take shape; it is hard to believe we are halfway through the season already. It has certainly been a roller coaster year for the Broncos; 3 straight wins, 4 straight losses, and now 2 wins back to back. The good news is that the Broncos have a winning record…
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Staging For Sale

Home staging can range from decluttering and reorganizing to adding homey touches or completely furnishing a house. An agent will help you decide what is best for your property based off the vacancy, layout, and your wants. No matter the level of staging, having the extra aesthetic boost has been proved to sell your home…
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Cream Bean Berry

As Durango’s first and only artisanal ice cream shop, owner Katie Burford has found a niche. The company started as an ice cream cart on the Animas River Trail in 2013 and settled into its Main Street location in 2015. Since then, the ice cream connoisseurs have been producing locally sourced, organic, and wonderfully delicious…
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Inflation Impacts

The real estate market has gone in ways nobody expected it to with attributes affected by multiple factors including the COVID-19 pandemic which cascades down through the supply chain in addition to record low interest rates for mortgages in the US. Would any normalization in the production line or increase in the price of homeownership…
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