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La Plata County Real Estate Stats

La Plata County Real Estate Numbers for October

This week we have the La Plata County residential real estate numbers for the month of October. Interestingly, there were 106 total sales, which was the same number as last October of 2017. As has been the trend for the last few years, October has been an even stronger month than September, which is likely…
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Vertans Day

Veterans Day Parade 2018:

This weekend is Veterans Day, and do you know the purpose of the day? According to the US Department of Defense, “Veterans Day honors all of those who have served the country in war or peace — dead or alive — although it’s largely intended to thank living veterans for their sacrifices” (https://www.defense.gov/explore/story/Article/1675470/5-facts-to-know-about-veterans-day/). It was…
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Newspaper and Coffee

Real Estate In The News

This week we have some real estate news highlights to pass along. The below is a compilation of recent headlines from a national real estate perspective. These topics typically relate to the economy, jobs, or real estate, and are important because these trends oftentimes impact the real estate market. 227,000 Jobs Added in October. According…
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55th Annual Hesperus Ski Patrol Ski Swap

Ski season is just around the corner, and this weekend is a local tradition—the 55th Annual Ski Swap organized by the Hesperus Ski Patrol. On Saturday November 3 from 8-3, almost 20 vendors will sell new and used ski/snowboard equipment at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. These vendors come from Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah.…
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The Importance of Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Home safety is a topic we want to keep as a priority in communicating with our clients. It can be easy to own a home and neglect safety items and maintenance when life gets busy. One of the most important home safety factors is to ensure installation and maintenance of carbon monoxide detectors. Did you…
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Halloween Happenings in the Next Week

We’ve highlighted a few local fall events over the last few weeks; however, if you’re looking for a fun harvest festival before the season ends, the 12th Annual Three Springs Harvest Festival occurs this Saturday, October 27. From 11-2, there will be trick or treating, a pumpkin patch, games, and live music. Check out this…
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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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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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