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Amazing Local Skiing

With recent snow and more forecast this week, it’s a perfect time to take advantage of local skiing. This weekend a couple unique events are available at Purgatory. On Saturday, February 23, there’s a Snowcat Dining Excursion. Riders will leave Purgy’s and ride in the Snowcat up to the Powderhouse Restaurant. There will then be a…
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La Plata County Real Estate Statistics

January La Plata County Colorado Association of Realtors Numbers

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of January. 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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Silverton Skijoring

Skijoring Takes Over Silverton This Weekend

This weekend, February 16 and 17, take a day trip to Silverton for one of the most fascinating events around—Skijoring! This unique sport combines horse, human, and ski. It’s like waterskiing, but behind a horse and on snow. Its origin was to provide a way of winter transportation, but it’s now a competitive sport. Riders…
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January RE Numbers - La Plata County

January La Plata County Real Estate Transactions

This week we have the La Plata County residential real estate transaction numbers for the month of January. With 64 total sales, it was slightly lower than the totals we saw for the last couple of Januaries; however, the differences are minor. January tends to be one of the slower months of the year, so…
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Trimble Hot Springs

Some people come to Durango during the wintertime and try every outdoor adventure possible. For others, winter can be a less-than-exciting time of year, and they need ideas for fun activities that don’t involve outdoor sports. Whatever situation you find yourself in, Durango offers the perfect year-round activity: Trimble Hot Springs. This beautiful hot springs…
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New 2019 OWTS Regulations

As of January 1, 2019, it is now mandatory that most on-site wastewater treatment systems are inspected prior to a sale. This applies to La Plata County, San Juan County, and Archuleta County. This is a rather large new development for real estate in our area, so we want to be sure to educate and…
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Snowdown 2019

Snowdown—Durango’s Winter Celebration

Durango’s favorite winter festival kicks off this weekend! The 41st Annual Snowdown event will take over Durango from January 30-February 3. This year’s theme—“Get Your Comic On”— is sure to be a blast. If you’ve never been to any of the Snowdown events, this is the year to celebrate. Many of the events have become…
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Rocky Mountain Commercial Brokers and Durango Commercial Numbers

Most of the communication we send to our clients revolves around La Plata County residential real estate. However, commercial real estate is a notable portion of La Plata County Real Estate. Max is involved with the Rocky Mountain Commercial Brokers—a group that meets quarterly to “collectively provide in-depth, local knowledge and experience to commercial real…
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Cross Country Skiing

Nordic Ski Options in the Durango Area

With recent snow fall and colder temperatures, it’s the time of year many locals enjoy outdoor snow sports. Cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and snow skating are all popular activities. We live in the perfect area to take advantage of these sports, with many locations in our own backyard. Vallecito Nordic Ski Club grooms trails throughout…
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La Plata County 2018 Stats

La Plata County December/Year-End Numbers

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of December, which also gives the year-end comparison to last year. 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,…
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