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Mesa Verde 2020 Winterfest!

This Friday evening, February 28, Mesa Verde will host the 2020 Winterfest! This is an exciting opportunity to enjoy exploring Mesa Verde in the winter evening hours. Visitors have the ability to see a handful of places in the park, including cross country skiing Meadow Bliss Trail or Snowshoeing the Cottontail Loop trail and exploring…
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La Plata County CAR Numbers for January

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of January. 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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The San Juan Symphony

Have you ever been to a show by the San Juan Symphony? On Sunday, February 23, a 250th celebration of Beethoven will take place at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis. On Saturday, the performance will be held in Farmington. According to the website, “In addition to the monumental “Eroica” Symphony, enjoy the Leonore…
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2020 Remodeling Cost Vs. Value Report

The Remodeling 2020 Cost Vs. Value report recently came out, and we always love taking a look at the trends and costs recuperated. It compares average costs for 22 remodeling projects and the value these projects retain at resale in 101 markets across the country. Overall, there was a slight downturn in the majority of…
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Silverton Skijoring This Weekend!

President’s Day Weekend is upon us and Silverton—our neighboring town—hosts one of the most unique events all winter: Skijoring. This fantastic event comprises of a horse or motorcycle pulling a person on skis holding onto a rope down the middle of the snow-filled street. There are jumps and rings the rider catches on batons, and…
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January La Plata County Residential Real Estate Numbers

  This week we have the total La Plata County residential real estate transactions for the month of January. There were 59 total sales, compared to 65 total sales in January of 2019. This is a bit of a drop compared to the last handful of years, but still within the range of typical for…
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The Springs Resort and Spa

If you’re looking for a relaxing adventure, you may consider the Springs Resort and Spa in Pagosa Springs. This is the home of the world’s deepest geothermal hot spring! There are multiple soaking pools (24), which are 100% mineral water overlooking the river. There’s also a mineral water swimming pool.  Many of the minerals in…
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Pricing Pitfalls and Why to Avoid Them

Spring selling season for real estate is officially upon us. This is the time of year that many people decide to list their homes. They consider a move across town, a larger, move-up house, or perhaps look to relocate. Historically, this time of year proves to be one of the busiest in terms of activity…
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Snowdown 2020: A Rockin’ Snowdown

This week Durango celebrates the one-of-a-kind winter celebration: Snowdown! This week-long festival cures winter blues and engages the whole community in fun and adventurous activities, games, tournaments, costumes, and more. This year’s theme is A Rockin’ Snowdown. There are family events, adult events, and even kid and teen events.   The week features everything from…
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La Plata County Real Estate 2019 VS 2020 Predictions

As we head into 2020, we want to take an overall look at the market and where we see it heading into the new year. To do this, we consider last year’s numbers and trends as they continue into 2020. Overall, 2019 was a good real estate year in La Plata County. It was slower…
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