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McPhee Reservoir

This summer more than any other, we are grateful for the ample outdoor activities Durango and the surrounding areas have to offer. With so many events canceled, we are glad for the ability to spend time outside, with so much variety!   Local lakes are a favorite pastime. We’ve highlighted Lake Nighthorse, Navajo, and Vallecito.…
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Multiple Offers on a Home…What Should You Do?

As the real estate market continues to boom, we are noting inventory has tightened across the board. This is a factor that has been on the national level for quite some time. Locally, we are seeing less inventory, and even seeing homes and properties on the higher end of the market sell. In these scenarios,…
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Dalla Mountain Park

Mountain biking, hiking, climbing, and trail running are all common outdoor activities in Durango, and we have a plethora of amazing trails and options for these sports. One of our less-common features happens to lie on the outskirts of town, Dalla Mountain Park. The city bought the 176 acres from Joe Dalla in 2005, and…
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July La Plata County CAR Numbers

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of July. The below 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,…
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James Ranch

These days, most people are looking for quality experiences that allow social distance. Fortunately, living in Durango, we have so many options. One of Durango’s longstanding companies is James Ranch, a full-scale ranch that utilizes its resources in a variety of ways—including a grill, artisan cheeses, milk, eggs, and whey-fed pork. With all this variety,…
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La Plata County Real Estate Numbers for July

This week we have the month-end numbers for La Plata County for the month of July. We are happy to say it was a standout month! With 164 total sales, this is more than any month thus far in 2020, and it is also a higher number than any July since prior to 2011! Year…
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Navajo Lake

As we continue to enjoy summer, we love featuring various aspects of the lifestyle in Durango and the surrounding areas. One of the local favorites is Navajo Lake. Part of the lake is in Colorado (Arboles), and the other part is located in New Mexico. The dam is built on the San Juan River, and…
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Summer Home Maintenance

It’s the middle of summer, and if you’re like us you are amazed at how quickly time flies! Have you kept up to date on summer home maintenance? While the weather is nice, it’s an excellent time to take are of many aspects of your home. We’ve compiled some ideas for you to implement. Of…
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Local Golf Options

If you’re looking for an outdoor sport with beautiful views, golf is a fantastic option. It allows players to be outside and still social distance. Durango has three local courses, and they all offer gorgeous panoramas. Hillcrest Golf Course lies right on top of Durango, overlooking the Animas River Valley and La Plata Mountains. They…
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Real Estate in the News

As the impact of Coronavirus continues to dominate news stories, real estate trends continue to adapt as well. We have compiled a few news articles that highlight some of the recent real estate news stories. Real Estate Becomes a Sellers’ Market: A Yahoo News article states, “Existing home sales spiked by a record 20.7 percent…
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